Kyrie Irving made all six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia 129-92 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.
Derrick Rose had four points on 1-of-8 shooting, adding an assist and three turnovers.
Derrick Rose had 12 points on 6-of-10 shooting and added five assists against Slovenia.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Bulls guard Derrick Rose was held scoreless against Mexico as the U.S. National Team won 86-63 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup. Rose went 0-5 from the […]
Derrick Rose scored four points on 2-of-9 shooting.
Derrick Rose played 13-plus minutes, logging six points, three assists and a turnover.
Derrick Rose scored three points on 1-of-6 shooting in 16-plus minutes.
Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.
The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-55 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup.
Derrick Rose’s stat line Tuesday: three points on 0-for-3 shooting and three turnovers.
Derrick Rose has rested the past three days as he gets back into shape.
Rose is continuing to battle knee soreness and didn’t practice Monday or Tuesday.
“If he needs down time, this is a good time for it,” Jerry Colangelo says.
“That adversity, I think, has made him a lot stronger,” Tom Thibodeau says.
“I don’t have fear,” Derrick Rose says. “I have faith.”
“I know my game, and I know exactly what I need to do when I go out there,” Derrick Rose says.
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If healthy, he’s considered a favorite to make the World Cup roster.
“You did us proud,” Barack Obama told them.
Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.