2012-13 (Chicago): Missed the entire season with a left knee injury.
Career: He has appeared in 279 games, including 278 starts, over four seasons with Chicago and has averaged 21.0 ppg, 6.8 apg, 3.8 rpg, 0.87 spg in 36.8 mpg and has shot .464 from the field, .310 from downtown and .815 from the charity stripe … in four trips to the playoffs, he has appeared in 29 playoff contests and has averaged 25.1 ppg, 7.3 apg, 4.8 rpg and 1.07 spg in 41.8 mpg … has also shot .425 from the floor and .825 from the line … is a three-time NBA All-Star (two-time starter) … scored 14 points (6-8 FG) and added three assists in 18:17 at the 2012 NBA All-Star Game in Orlando … selected the 2010-11 NBA MVP, and became the youngest player ever to be named league MVP (22 years-191 days old) … also earned All-NBA First Team honors in 2010-11 … is the youngest NBA All-Star in team history and was the first Chicago Bulls player to be named to an All-Star Game (2010) since Michael Jordan in 1998 … in 17:30 of play, he tallied six points, five assists and two steals for the 2010 Eastern Conference All-Stars … was the starting point guard for the U.S.A. squad that claimed the gold medal at the 2010 FIBA World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, where he averaged 7.2 ppg, 3.2 apg and 2.1 rpg in 23.1 mpg, and shot .458 from the field … 2011-12 (Chicago): Played in 39 games (all starts) and averaged a team-high 21.8 ppg and 7.9 apg, as well as 3.4 rpg, 0.90 spg, 35.3 mpg and shot .435 from the field, .312 from behind the arc and .812 from the free throw line … led the team in scoring 23 times, in rebounds once and in assists 32 times … recorded 35 games with 10-plus points, including 23 contests with 20-plus points and 10 games with 30-plus points … dished out 10 or more assists in a game nine times, resulting in nine double-doubles … scored 24 points and dished out nine assists at DET (04/15) … posted 29 points, six rebounds and four assists in his first game back from injury (missed 12 games with a sore right groin) at NY (04/08) … scored 32 points, seven assists and six rebounds versus NY (03/12) … named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the second time on the season (03/05) … posted 35 points (ties season-high), nine assists and four rebounds at PHI (03/03) … scored 19 points and dished out nine assists at CLE (03/02) … posted 29 points and four assists at SAS (02/29) … recorded 32 points and nine assists versus NO (02/28) … posted his sixth double-double of the season with 32 points and 13 assists at NY (02/02) … voted in as a starter to the NBA All-Star game (his third All-Star selection) … recorded a season-high 35 points and eight assists at WAS (01/30) … scored a season-high 34 points and added six boards and six assists at MIA (01/29) … posted 24 points and three assists versus IND (01/25) … was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week (01/15) … tallied 18 points and 11 assists versus TOR (01/14) … finished with 25 points, seven assists and four boards at BOS (01/13) … scored a game-high 31 points and dished out 11 assists at MIN (01/10) … posted 22 points and eight assists versus DET (01/09) … recorded 21 points, 10 assists, eight boards and two steals in 39:22 at ORL (01/06) … scored 17 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter to led the Bulls past ATL 76-74 (01/03) … went for 29 points, 16 assists and eight boards at LAC (12/30) … hit the game-winning basket with :04.8 to play in Chicago’s 88-87 win at LAL (12/25) … missed 26 games due to various injuries (five games with a left toe sprain: 01/11, 01/16-01/21; five games with a sore lower back: 02/10-02/18; 12 games with a sore right groin: 03/14-04/05; four games with a sore right ankle/right foot: 04/10, 04/16-04/19) … as a result of his injuries, he spent seven games on the Inactive List and posted 19 DNP-CD’s … 2012 Playoffs: Appeared in Game 1 versus PHI (04/28) before tearing his left Anterior Cruciate Ligament; he finished with 23 points, nine rebounds, nine assists, one block and one steal … 2010-11 (Chicago): He started 81 games and posted averages of 25.0 ppg, 7.7 apg, 4.1 rpg, 1.05 spg and 37.4 mpg, and shooting averages of .445 from the field, .332 from behind the arc and .858 from the line … selected as the 2010-11 NBA MVP, and became the youngest player ever to be named league MVP (22 years-191 days old) … also earned All-NBA First Team honors … led the Bulls in scoring a team-high 54 times, in rebounds twice and in assists a team-best 70 times … scored in double-figures 80 times, including 20 or more points 62 times, 30-plus points 23 times and 40-plus points twice … ranked second on the team with 23 double-doubles (the most by a Bulls guard since Scottie Pippen posted 27 in 1994-95), including 19 point-assist double-doubles and four point-rebound double-doubles … posted his first career triple-double at MEM (01/17) with 22 points, 12 assists and 10 boards … joined Michael Jordan and Bob Love as the only Bulls players to score 2,000 points in a single season … he became the fifth player in NBA history to post 2,000 points, 600 assists and 300 rebounds in a single season (along with Oscar Robertson, John Havlicek, Michael Jordan and LeBron James) … became the seventh player in NBA history to average 25.0 ppg, 7.5 apg and 4.0 rpg in a single season (along with Oscar Robertson, Jerry West, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James) … was Chicago’s first All-Star starter since Michael Jordan in 1998 when he was voted in as a starter for the game in Los Angeles, where he played a total of 29:57 (second most on the East) and posted 11 points, five assists and three boards … was the only player in the NBA to rank in the top 10 in scoring (seventh) and assists (10th), also finished the season ranked third in FGA, fourth in points, fifth in FGM, eighth in assists, ninth in minutes played, ninth in 3FGA, ninth in FTs, 11th in FTA and 14th in mpg … earned Eastern Conference Player of the Month honors for March … tallied 39 points and five assists at ORL (04/10) … posted 30 points, eight assists and five boards versus BOS (04/07) … scored 36 points and added 10 assists and three blocks versus Toronto (04/02) … posted 31 points, five assists and four boards versus PHI (03/28) … scored 30 points and dished out a career-high 17 assists at MIL (03/26) … tallied a double-double with 30 points (career-high six 3FGM) and 10 assists at ATL (03/22) … notched 18 points and eight assists versus SAC (03/21) … tied his career high with 42 points, and posted career highs from the line, as he went 18-21 from the stripe at IND (03/18) … posted 34 points, six boards and five assists against ATL (03/11) … tallied 24 points, nine assists, four rebounds and two blocks versus NO (03/07) … posted a career-high 42 points (18-28 FG), eight assists and five rebounds versus SAN (02/17) … recorded 36 points and six assists at POR (02/07) … scored 32 points and dished out 11 assists at LAC (02/02) … posted 24 points, eight assists, four steals and three blocks versus CLE (01/22) … had 33 points, five rebounds and four assists versus CHA (01/18) … recorded his first career triple-double with 22 points, 12 assists and 10 boards at MEM (01/17) … tallied a game-high 34 points and dished out eight assists versus MIA (01/15) … had 29 points, 10 boards and five assists at IND (01/14) … posted 29 points, seven assists and five boards versus DET (01/10) … scored 36 points (15-19 FTM) versus BOS (01/08) … finished with 27 points, nine assists, four boards and three steals at PHI (01/07) … finished with 28 points and 11 assists versus CLE (01/01) … went for 23 points, a career-high 12 boards and eight assists at DET (12/26) … finished with 25 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and a career-high six steals at NY (12/25) … recorded 22 points and 12 assists (zero turnovers) versus PHI (12/21) … tallied 34 points, eight assists and six boards versus LAC (12/18) … scored 29 points and dished out nine assists versus LAL (12/10) … recorded 29 points, eight assists and four boards at CLE (12/08) … posted 30 points, including a three-pointer at the end of regulation to force overtime, and added 11 assists, seven rebounds and five steals against HOU (12/04) … recorded a game-high 30 points, seven boards and seven assists at SAC (11/27) … scored a game-high 35 points, and added a career-high 12 boards and seven assists in a career-high 50:19 of play at PHO (11/24) … posted 30 points, eight assists and five boards at LAL (11/23) …: scored a game-high 33 points (4-5 3FG), and added seven assists and three steals at HOU (11/16) … scored 39 points (10-13 FT) and added seven assists and six boards versus DET (10/30) … missed one game on the Inactive List with a stiff neck at DEN (11/26) … 2010-11 Playoffs: Played in 16 games, as he led the Bulls to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 1998 … averaged 27.1 ppg, 7.7 apg, 4.3 rpg, 1.38 spg, .396 from the field, .248 from downtown and .828 from the stripe in 40.6 mpg … averaged 27.6 ppg, 6.2 apg, 4.6 rpg, 2.60 spg, 1.20 bpg in 38.8 mpg and shot .371 from the field in Chicago’s first-round series win over IND … led the Bulls over ATL in the Eastern Conference Semifinals when he posted 29.8 ppg, 9.8 apg, 4.3 rpg and shot .450 from the floor in 41.0 mpg … handed out 10 or more assists in five of Chicago’s six games versus the Hawks … registered a playoff career-high 44 points (16-27 FG) in Game 3 at ATL (05/06) … in five games versus MIA in the Eastern Conference Finals, he recorded 23.4 ppg, 6.6 apg, 4.0 rpg and 1.00 spg in 41.9 mpg … 2009-10 (Chicago): Appeared in 78 games (all starts) during his sophomore campaign and averaged 20.8 ppg (T-12 in the NBA), 6.0 apg (11th), 3.8 rpg, 0.73 spg, .489 from the field (36th), .267 from downtown and .766 from the charity stripe … led the team in scoring 38 times (team high) and in assists 59 times (team high) … scored 20 or more points a team-high 44 times and 30 or more eight times … recorded six double-doubles and six games with 10 or more assists … earned Eastern Conference Player of Week (12/28-01/03) when he averaged 26.7 ppg, 5.7 apg and 5.0 rpg and was the first Bulls player to post a 30-point, five-rebound, five-assist game since 2008 (Kirk Hinrich) when he posted 30 points, six boards and seven assists versus ORL (01/02) … posted a team-high 27 points and five assists at CHA (04/14) … tallied a career-high 39 points (15-22 FG), seven assists, five rebounds and a career-high three blocks versus BOS (04/13) … notched 26 points, seven assists and four boards at TOR (04/11) …recorded 25 points, six rebounds and six assists at NJ (04/09) … posted his sixth double-double of the season with 24 points and 10 assists versus CLE (04/08) … notched his fifth double-double of the season with 12 points and 11 assists versus MIL (04/06) … scored a game-high 26 points versus CHA (04/03) … scored 24 points and added five assists and four boards at WAS (04/02) … notched his fourth double-double of the season with 23 points and 10 assists versus PHO (03/30) … had 21 points and nine assists at DET (03/28) … recorded a team-high 27 points, eight assists and seven rebounds versus HOU (03/22) … finished with 23 points (a career-high four 3FGM), five assists and four boards at PHI (03/20) … posted 25 points, a career-high tying 13 assists and four boards versus UTH (03/09) … scored 34 points (15-22 FG) and added eight assists versus DAL (03/06) … posted 20 points, three assists, three rebounds versus MEM (03/04) … scored 24 points versus ATL (03/01) … scored 27 points at IND (02/27) … scored a game-high 33 points against POR (02/26) … recorded 23 points, nine boards and eight assists versus IND (02/24) … posted 22 points, six assists and five boards at WAS (02/22) … finished with 19 points, eight boards and five assists at MIN (02/19) … scored a team-high 27 points to go along with his six assists and four rebounds … tallied a team-high 29 points (14-18 FG), six assists and three boards in 27:02 of play versus NY (02/16) … posted 21 points and seven assists at IND (02/09) … scored 24 points and grabbed five boards versus MIA (02/06) … had 19 points and six assists at ATL (02/05) … posted 30 points and nine assists at PHI (02/02) … scored 26 points and added seven assists at OKC (01/27) … finished with 27 points and six assists at SAN (01/25) … scored 20 points at HOU (01/23) … scored a game-high 32 points and dished out five assists at PHO (01/22) … tallied 23 points, eight boards, seven assists and two blocks at LAC (01/20) … scored a then career-high 37 points, along with nine rebounds and six assists versus WAS (01/15) … scored 17 points and added eight boards and four assists at BOS (01/14) … posted 22 points (11-13 FG) and nine assists versus DET (01/11) … scored 25 points and handed out nine assists at MIL (01/08) … tallied 24 points (team-high) and dished out nine assists (team-high) at CHA (01/05) … posted 19 points and a team-high seven assists versus OKC (01/04) … recorded 30 points, seven assists and six boards versus ORL (01/02) … scored a game-high 22 points at DET (12/31) … scored a game-high 28 points and added six assists and five boards versus IND (12/29) … posted a game-high 26 points and six boards at NY (12/22) … scored 24 points and handed out seven assists versus SAC (12/21) … scored a career-high 32 points and posted six assists versus ATL (12/17) … scored 18 points and added six assists versus NY (12/17) … posted 21 points, six assists and four boards versus LAL (12/15) … recorded 19 points and five boards versus BOS (12/12) … tallied 19 points and seven assists at ATL (12/09) … posted his second double-double with 27 points, 10 assists and seven boards versus NJ (12/08) … scored 13 points and dished out seven assists at CLE (12/04) … posted 19 points, six assists and four rebounds versus DET (12/02) … finished with 19 points and a team high seven assists at MIL (11/30) … scored 19 points and grabbed four boards at UTA (11/26) … tallied 28 points (season-high), six rebound and three assists at DEN (11/21) … posted 20 points and a team high six assists at LAL (11/19) … scored 22 points versus DEN (11/10) … posted 14 points and 11 assists at CLE (11/05) … missed four games with a left wrist sprain (03/12-03/19) … 2010 Playoffs: Started all five games for the Bulls against Cleveland, and posted 26.8 ppg, 7.2 apg, 3.4 rpg, 42.4 mpg, and shot .456 from the field and .818 from the line … finished with 28 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds at CLE (04/17) … scored 23 points and added eight assists and two steals at CLE (04/19) … scored 31 points and dished out seven assists versus CLE (04/22) … scored 21 points and had five assists against CLE (04/25) … posted 31 points and six assists at CLE (04/27) … 2008-09 (Chicago): Appeared in 81 games on the year (80 starts), and averaged 16.8 ppg, 6.3 apg, 3.9 rpg, 0.81 spg, 37.0 mpg, .475 from the field, .222 from downtown and .789 from the line … led the team in scoring 18 times, in rebounds four times and in assists 61 times … scored 20 or more points 32 times … dished out 10 or more assists six times and grabbed 10 or more rebounds two times … among Bulls rookies in team annals, he ranks second in minutes played, and third in points, points per game, assists, field goals made and field goal attempts … was named the 2008-09 T-Mobile Rookie of the Year … became the third Bulls rookie to ever win Rookie of the Year (co-winner Elton Brand 1999-00 and Michael Jordan 1984-85) … earned NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month honors for November, December, and March (no other rookie claimed the award more than two times) … was crowned the champion of the 2009 PlayStation® Skills Challenge over All-Star Weekend in Phoenix, beating out Tony Parker, Devin Harris and Mo Williams … finished with four points and a team-high seven assists in 20:34 minutes in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam … among all rookies he ranked second in scoring, first in assists, second in minutes, fourth in shooting, seventh in free-throw shooting, eighth in steals and ninth in rebounds … his nine assists in his NBA debut are tied for the second-most by a No. 1 pick in his pro debut since the common draft began in 1966 (Jimmy Walker with 10 in 1967 and LeBron James with nine in 2003) … posted his eighth double-double of the year with 20 points and 11 assists, and added six boards and two blocks versus TOR (04/15) … recorded team highs of 24 points and eight assists at DET (04/13) … posted 22 points and seven assists versus CHA (04/11) … tallied 16 points and a team-high eight assists versus PHI (04/09) … scored 18 points and dished out six assists versus NY (04/07) … finished with 15 points, five assists and four rebounds versus NJ (04/04) … recorded his seventh double-double of the season with 24 points, 11 rebounds and six assists at IND (03/31) … finished with 23 points and a team high nine assists at TOR (03/29) … notched 16 points and team highs of nine boards and eight assists versus IND (03/28) … posted nine points, seven assists and five rebounds versus MIA (03/26) … scored 25 points, had five boards and four assists versus LAL (03/21) … scored 20 of his team-high 25 points in the second half when he made all 10 of his second-half field goal attempts in the Bulls’ 103-96 win at OKC; he was the first NBA player to go 10-for-10 or better in the second half of a game since Dwight Howard went 10-for-10 FG (03/14/07) at OKC (03/18) … finished with a team-high 20 points and six assists at PHI (03/13) … scored 23 points and grabbed nine boards at MIA (03/09) … tied a season high in points with 27 and dished out six assists versus MIL (03/06) … scored a team-high 22 points to go along with his eight rebounds and seven assists versus HOU (02/28) … posted a team-high 22 points and dished out five assists versus ORL (02/24) … scored 18 points and added nine assists, five boards and two steals at MIL (02/18) … finished with 23 points versus DET (02/10) … scored 22 points and dished out a team-high nine assists at DAL (02/07) … tallied 21 points, six assists and four boards at NO (02/04) … posted 26 points, six rebounds and four assists at PHO (01/31) … dished out a team-high 11 assists at SAC (01/30) … recorded 21 points (9-13 FG), a team-best six assists and four boards at LAC (01/28) … posted team highs of 20 points and eight assists at NY (01/19) … put up 16 points and six assists versus CLE (01/15) … notched his sixth double-double of the year with a team-high 25 points and 10 assists at TOR (01/14) … posted his fifth double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds versus POR (01/12) … scored 22 points and added five assists and four boards versus MIN (01/03) … became the fifth Bulls rookie to record at least 20 points and 10 assists in the same game, joining Michael Jordan, Reggie Theus, Kirk Hinrich and Jay Williams, when he netted his fourth double-double of the year with 21 points 2008-09 cont’d: and a season-best 13 assists at NJ (12/29) … set a season high with 27 points (12-19 FG) and added seven assists and four boards at ATL (12/27) … posted 24 points, five rebounds and three assists versus UTH (12/20) … had 16 points and seven assists versus LAC (12/17) … finished with 22 points, six assists and six boards versus NJ (12/13) … recorded his third double-double of the year with 12 points and 11 assists, along with four boards at MEM (12/12) … posted 15 points and dished out a team-high seven assists versus NY (12/09) … had 15 points and eight assists versus WAS (12/06) … scored 18 points, dished out nine assists and had a season-high four steals at MIL (12/03) … scored a team-high 24 points and grabbed six boards versus PHI (12/02) … posted his second double-double of the year with 18 points and 10 assists at PHI (11/30) … notched a team-high 25 points to go along with his team-high nine assists at UTH (11/24) … finished with 15 points, six assists and a season-high two blocks at DEN (11/23) … scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half and added five assists at GS (11/21) … tallied 25 points and nine assists at LAL (11/18) … became the first Bulls rookie since Michael Jordan in 1984-85 to score 10 or more points in the first 10 games of his rookie season versus IND (11/15), when he scored a game-high 23 points and added eight assists … posted the first double-double of his career with 26 points and 10 boards, while also dishing out a team-high six assists versus ATL (11/11) … scored 18 points and dished out six assists versus PHO (11/07) … posted 20 points and seven assists at CLE (11/05) … with his game-high 26 points and six boards versus MEM (11/01), he became the first Bulls rookie since Michael Jordan in 1984-85 to score 26-or-more points in the first three games of his rookie season … in his NBA debut versus MIL (10/28), he finished with 11 points, nine assists and three steals, and joined LeBron James as just the second player to record at least 11 points, nine assists and three steals in his NBA debut (dating back to 1973 when the NBA began recording steals for individual players) … missed one game due to a right wrist contusion (03/24) … 2009 Playoffs: Started all seven games and averaged 19.7 ppg, a team-high 6.4 apg (eighth in NBA), 6.3 rpg, a team-high and NBA postseason-high 44.7 mpg and shot .492 from the field and .800 from the line … posted 28 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in 59:26 minutes of action in Game 6 versus BOS (04/30) … scored 14 points to go along with his eight boards and six assists in Game 5 at BOS (04/28) … nearly notched a triple-double with team highs in points (23), rebounds (11) and assists (nine) in 48:44 minutes of play in Game 4 versus BOS (04/26) … scored 10 points, handed out seven assists, grabbed six boards and blocked two shots in Game 2 at BOS (04/20) … tied Lew Alcindor’s NBA-playoff record for most points by a rookie in his playoff debut with 36 points (12-19 FG, 11-11 FT), and added 11 assists, three rebounds and one steal in 49:33 of play in Game 1 at BOS (04/18) … became just the second player in NBA playoff history, joining Chris Paul, to post 35 or more points and 10 or more assists in his playoff debut.
Career Transactions: Selected in the first round (first overall) by the Chicago Bulls in the 2008 NBA Draft (06/26/08) … re-signed by Chicago (12/21/11).
College Career: Named Third Team All-American by the AP and the NABC … earned First Team All-Conference USA honors … named Conference USA Freshman of the Year and earned All-Freshman Team honors … selected as a finalist for the Wooden Award … appeared in all 40 games (39 starts) for a Memphis squad that went 38-2 and set an NCAA men’s basketball record for wins in a season … led the team in assists (4.7 apg, ranked fourth in Conference USA) and ranked second in scoring (14.9 ppg, eighth) … scored 20 or more points nine times … shot 7-for-12 from the field, including five three-pointers, en route to 26 points at Cincinnati … tallied 24 points and six boards at Connecticut … registered 23 points, five rebounds, five assists and a career-high four steals against Tennessee … just missed a triple-double with 19 points, eight rebounds and nine assists against Gonzaga … pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds versus USC … posted his first career double-double with 19 points and a career-high 12 assists against Austin Peay … handed out 11 assists versus UAB … recorded 17 points, nine rebounds and seven assists against Mississippi State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … led the Tigers with a career-high 27 points against Michigan State in the Sweet Sixteen … posted 21 points, six boards and nine assists against Texas in the Regional Finals, on his way to South Region MVP honors … made 11-of-12 from the line en route to 25 points and added nine rebounds against UCLA in the Final Four … scored 18 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out eight assists versus Kansas in the National Championship Game … selected to the NCAA Tournament All-Final Four Team.
Personal: Full name is Derrick Martell Rose … son of Brenda Rose … nickname is “Pooh” … has one son, Derrick, Jr. … was one of 25 top rising NBA players who participated in the 2009 USA Basketball Men’s National Team mini-camp … was an early-entry candidate for the 2008 NBA Draft … was a member of the USA Basketball Junior National Select Team that defeated the World Select Team at the 2007 Nike Hoop Summit held in Memphis, Tenn. … rated the nation's top high school point guard as a junior, and again his senior season ... named to the USA Today 2007 All-USA Team (First Team) ... selected to the 2007 Parade Magazine All-America Team; it was the third year in a row that he was named to one of Parade's All-America squads (2005 Third Team; 2006 Fourth Team) ... named 2007 Illinois Mr. Basketball by the Chicago Tribune ... a two-time Illinois All-State selection (2006, 2007) ... led Simeon Career Academy to a 33-2 record and the Illinois Class AA Championship in 2007 … his senior year he averaged 25.2 ppg, 9.1 rpg, 8.8 apg and 3.40 spg and shot .590 from the field ... scored just two points in the title game, but had eight assists and seven boards in the 77-54 win over O'Fallon ... helped Simeon become the first Chicago Public League team to win back-to-back state titles in Illinois prep history … guided Simeon to a 33-4 record and the Illinois Class AA Championship in 2006 … his teams went 93-10 (.903) during his four years at Simeon … hosted the Chicago Housing Authority’s 11th annual Kids Holiday Party at the Museum of Science and Industry … participated in a holiday party for Chicago Housing Authority children as well as USO families, who had loved ones serving overseas during the holidays in 2008 … distributed gifts to children and helped decorate Christmas trees that were later donated to CHA senior facilities … attended the Chicago Housing Authority’s ninth Annual Holiday Party at the Shedd Aquarium, in which he toured exhibits with 400 children and distributed holiday gifts to each child in attendance … created a PSA against violence in the household for Prevent Child Abuse America … hosted a tribute event in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the MLK Boys and Girls Club in Chicago … participated in the Chicago Bulls Division Navy Recruit Swearing-in Ceremony at the Berto Center … hosted the Derrick Rose Basketball Camp in Deerfield, Ill. in August 2009 … featured in the Greater Chicago Food Depository “Helping the Hungry for 30 Years” campaign to thank those who have contributed to Chicago’s food bank … helped teach a hoops clinic for children from the Middle East in the Play for Peace basketball clinic at the Seeds of Peace International Camp in Otisfield, Maine in July 2008 … participated in the Bulls Basketball Camp at the Bulls/White Sox Training Academy in August 2008.