The Sun-Times reported the Butler-Kyrie Irving connection a month ago, but did Gar/Pax drop the ball on attempting to get them together in Chicago?
The statues, each painted by a local artist, are part of a fundraising effort benefitting the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation.
Rose played for the New York Knicks last season and averaged 18 points and 4.4 assists.
While rumors circulate as to where the four-time All-Star’s final destination should be, ESPN reported that Irving considering going to the Bulls.
The league features eight teams filled with former NBA players such as Julius Erving, Gary Payton and Clyde Drexler.
A billboard to show Bulls fans’ displeasure with the team’s front office debuted Wednesday afternoon in the West Loop.
As part of its new partnership with the NBA, Nike has redesigned each team’s uniforms.