Derrick Rose is the frontrunner to win this season’s NBA MVP Award. But it wouldn’t have been ridiculous to think that he could also be named the leagues’ Most Improved Player.
The Chicago Bulls entered the NBA Playoffs with the best record in the league, and were 21-3 over the last two months of the regular season.
For the second straight game, the Chicago Bulls struggled with the eight seed Indiana Pacers.
The Chicago Bulls ended the regular season with the best record in the NBA. They have the front runner for league MVP. But despite all that, there are some who don’t think the Bulls are the favorites to a title.
President Barack Obama will head back to Washington Friday, after kicking off his re-election campaign Thursday night at Navy Pier. Joining Obama at Navy Pier were two current Chicago Bulls players.
The Bulls secured the top spot in the Eastern Conference awhile back and after winning their ninth straight game have home-court advantage throughout the playoffs.
Despite being the only player in the NBA ranked in the top 10 in points and assists per game, there may still be some debate to whether or not Derrick Rose has established himself as the MVP of the league.
All season the Chicago Bulls have been focused on the task at hand: win the net game, win the Central Division, get the top seed for the Eastern Conference, etc. This mentality starts with head coach Tom Thibodeau.
This season, the Chicago Bulls are an astonishing 35-5 at home, they’ve been outright dominant. So it’s almost fitting they’ll end their regular season at home, with a chance to tie for the league’s best record.
This season, Derrick Rose has stolen the majority of headlines surrounding the Chicago Bulls, and rightfully so. The Bulls’ third-year point guard is the odds on favorite to win the league’s MVP award.
Derrick Rose is just a few games away from officially leading the Chicago Bulls to the best record in the Eastern Conference. And according to one NBA superstar, the MVP race can officially end and Rose can take his trophy.
Derrick Rose has so many intangibles that make him great and one of them is never being satisfied with how he, or the team, plays. Tuesday night was yet another example as the Bulls defeated Phoenix 97-94.
Tuesday night’s 19-point effort might not have been Derrick Rose’s biggest of the season, but it was his 53rd consecutive game reaching double-digits.
Once upon a time Michael Jordan tormented the Detroit Pistons. Now it seems as if that responsibility has fallen into the hands of Derrick Rose, and he hasn’t skipped a beat.
Not that he does, but if Derrick Rose needed anyone else to speak out and convince the voters to give him the MVP award, he got that in the form of Chicago Bulls’ legend Scottie Pippen.
Derrick Rose’s season has taken many people by surprise. The point guard had shown that he can improve from year to year, but no one expected this kind of a jump.
The MVP of the National Hockey League is awarded the Hart Memorial Trophy, and this year the battle for the trophy may come down to two familiar faces for Chicago Blackhawks fans.
It’s been highly debated this year in Chicago on who the NBA MVP is. How about we let the Miami Heat decide. Don’t worry Chicago, it works in our favor.
Derrick Rose has not only kept the Chicago Bulls competitive through all the injuries this season, he’s kept them near the top of the Eastern Conference.