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Rose Nominated For SI’s Sportsman Of The Year Award

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(CBS) You can lock him out, but you can’t keep him down.

After becoming the youngest MVP in history of the NBA, Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is now a nominee for the prestigious Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Award.

Rose was nominated Tuesday by SI writer Lee Jenkins.

Other nominees include USA women’s soccer star Abby Wambach, speedskater Johann Olav Koss, Japanese golfer Ryo Ishikawa, and the entire VCU men’s basketball team.

The winner will be announced Dec. 6.