So much of Derrick Rose’s success through his career has come from him attacking the basket. As a result, Rose often finds himself getting knocked around by the big bodies in the post. Unfortunately for Rose, that doesn’t always mean getting the call.
Thursday night it all came to the surface against the Celtics. After driving to the rim during the second half, rose was knocked to the ground. When he didn’t get the whistle, Rose had enough. He was hit with a technical foul.
This is how blatant the lack of calls has been on Rose; Rose even got a technical for complaining. And he gets about 1 every three years— Sam Smith (@SamSmithHoops) January 8, 2016
Following the game, Rose was asked about his on-court explosion. By then, however, he had returned to his more mild-mannered self. However, he still made it clear that he was unhappy about not getting calls.
Rose asked about not getting calls and to FT line, "That's the story of my career, I don't think since my MVP year... (con't)— Kevin Anderson (@Kevin_NBCS) January 8, 2016
Rose con't "... I always felt like I didn't go to the line like I was supposed to"— Kevin Anderson (@Kevin_NBCS) January 8, 2016
Ironically, if Rose were to have more outbursts like the one from Thursday, he may get more attention for seemingly missed calls.