Jimmy Butler on Derrick Rose: ‘Talk unicorns and rainbows, just help us win’

SHARE Jimmy Butler on Derrick Rose: ‘Talk unicorns and rainbows, just help us win’

Derrick Rose surprised everyone on Monday when he began talking about his contract—which isn’t up until 2017—on the first day of Bulls training camp. For some reason, Rose felt compelled to bring up money and his family’s future as the Bulls embarked on the Fred Hoiberg era.

When asked about the sexual assault lawsuit he was named in this summer, Rose gave this response:

“Oh yeah, I’ve been moved on. This whole summer I had tunnel vision. My mindset was just making sure that I was working out every day, and spending as much time as possible with my son. And focusing on those two things. Making sure my family is financially stable, as far as seeing all the money that they’re passing out in this league. Just telling the truth. Just knowing that my day will be coming up soon, and it’s not for me. It’s for P.J. and his future, so that’s what I’m thinking about now.’’

Social media was not kind to Rose.

On Day 2 of training camp, Jimmy Butler tried to turn the focus back to basketball:

The Latest
Kane, 34, has been dealing with a nagging hip injury that hampered him over the past year with the Blackhawks and then down the stretch and in the playoffs with the New York Rangers.
La crisis migratoria no solo ha llevado al límite los recursos municipales, sino que también ha exacerbado las tensiones políticas históricas entre afroamericanos y latinos.
Choose Chicago said that with high-profile events coming this summer, the city’s comeback from pandemic shutdowns remains on track.
Dos docenas de personas, de edades entre los 18 y 80 años y procedentes de 17 países, juramentaron antes del comienzo del partido de la tarde entre los White Sox y Los Angeles Angels.
We have already spent millions on youth programs, a Humboldt Park reader writes. Let me ask: How has that worked out?