Rose named Bulls CDW/HP Supplies Player of the Month
February 2, 2010 -- Derrick Rose has been named the Bulls CDW/HP Supplies Player of the Month for January. This marks the second time this season that Rose has claimed CDW/HP Supplies Player of the Month honors. He also won the award in December 2009.
In 15 January games, Rose (6-3, 190 pounds) started every game (the Bulls went 10-5) and averaged a team-best 23.1 ppg, 6.4 apg (team high) and 4.4 rpg in 37.4 mpg. He shot .505 percent from the field, .400 percent from downtown and .694 percent from the line. Rose led the team in scoring nine times, scored 20 or more points ten times and 30 or more points three times, highlighted by a career-high 37 point performance versus Washington on Jan. 15.
On the year, Rose leads the Bulls in scoring (19.7 ppg – T-19th in the NBA) and assists (5.9 apg - 14th), and owns averages of 3.7 rpg, 0.80 spg and 36.5 mpg. He is shooting .474 from the field and .753 from the charity stripe. Rose was also named to the 2010 Eastern Conference All-Star team as a reserve. He is the first Chicago Bull since Michael Jordan (1998) to be named an All-Star.
Here is a recap of Derrick Rose’s January highlights:
- On Jan. 2, in Chicago’s 101-93 win over Orlando, Rose posted a team-high 30 points (11-23 FG), seven assists and six rebounds in 38:08 minutes of action.
- In Chicago’s 121-119 (2OT) victory against Washington on Jan. 15, Rose scored a career-high 37 points to go along with his nine rebounds and six assists in 50:15 of play.
- In the Bulls’ 115-104 win over Phoenix on Jan. 22, Rose scored a game-high 32 points (15-21 FG), dished out five assists and grabbed three rebounds in 43:44.
- At San Antonio on Jan. 25, he tallied a game-high 27 points (13-23 FG), six assists and three rebounds in Chicago’s 98-93 victory.
- In Chicago’s 96-86 win over Oklahoma City on Jan. 27, Rose posted a team-high 26 points, seven assists and three rebounds in 36:57 minutes.
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