DRAFTED: First overall in the 2010 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. CAREER AVERAGES/ MILESTONES: In 546 career NBA games (489 starts), holds averages of 18.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists with Chicago, New York, Cleveland and Minnesota. TRANSACTIONS: Traded by Chicago on June 22, 2016 with Justin Holiday and a 2017 second-round draft pick to New York for Jose Calderon, Jerian Grant and Robin Lopez... Signed as a free agent with Cleveland on July 25, 2017... As part of a three-team deal, traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers with Jae Crowder and a 2024 secondround draft pick to the Utah Jazz (2/10/18)... Waived by Utah (2/10/18)... Signed as a free agent with Minnesota (3/8/18)... Signed as a free agent with Detroit (7/7/19). HONORS: Named as NBA Most Valuable Player in 2011, becoming the youngest player to earn the honor in NBA history (22 years, 191 days)... Named All-NBA First Team in 2011 and a three-time NBA All-Star (2010, 2011, 2012)... Voted as a starter in the NBA All-Star Game in 2011 and 2012... Two-time participant in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge (2009, 2011), winning the contest in 2011... Participated in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge in 2009... Two-time winner of NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Month for games played in April 2010 and March 2011... Four-time Eastern Conference Player of the Week honoree (Nov. 11, 2010; Jan. 4, 2010; Jan. 18, 2011; Jan. 16, 2012; March 5, 2012)... Named NBA T-Mobile Rookie of the Year in 2009 with 111 of 120 possible votes... Named All-Rookie First Team in 2009... Three-time winner for NBA’s Rookie of the Month Award, for games played in November 2008, December 2008 and March 2009... Helped Team USA capture the Gold Medal at the 2014 FIBA World Cup after appearing in nine games, averaging 4.8 points and 3.1 assists in 17.1 minutes... Also helped Team USA win the Gold Medal at the 2010 FIBA World Cup.
In one season at Memphis (2007-08), led the Tigers to NCAA Final Four with averages of 14.9 points (.477 FG), 4.7 assists and 4.5 rebounds in 29.2 minutes in 40 games (39 starts)... Named Third Team All-American by AP and NABC... Earned First Team All-Conference USA honors, named Conference USA Freshman of the Year and was a finalist for the Wooden Award... Named to NCAA Tournament All-Final Four Team at San Antonio... Shot 11-12 from the field en route to 25 points, while adding nine rebounds in a victory over UCLA in the Final Four... Had 18 points and eight assists in OT loss to Kansas in National Championship Game.
Born on Oct. 4, 1988 in Chicago, Ill.... Wore jersey #1 during his Bulls career, but opted for #25 upon joining the Knicks as tribute to the memory of Ben Wilson, who was ranked as the nation’s top high school player in 1984 while playing for Rose’s alma mater, Simeon Career Academy... Donated $1-million to After School Matters, a Chicago-based non-profit organization devoted to providing innovative out-of-school programs for teenagers... Was one of 25 players who participated in the 2009 USA Basketball Men’s National Team... Member of USA Basketball Junior National Select Team that defeated the World Team at the 2007 Nike Hoop Summit in Memphis... In high school, named to USA Today’s 2007 All-USA Team (First Team)... Named to Parade Magazine’s 2007 All-America Team for three consecutive years... Chosen as Illinois’ Mr. Basketball in 2007 and was 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.