.’s 26pts and 9reb powered Spain past Brazil 82-63 in FIBA World Cup action earlier today.
Team USA moves on as does Derrick Rose--both positives thus far, writes :
Rose still has his health as USA in comeback win over Turkey.
Up next for D Rose and Team USA is New Zealand on Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. CT on ESPN.
Team USA pulled away late to defeat Turkey 98-77 in FIBA Basketball World Cup play. Rose scored 2 points in 16:52.
Rose checks in with Team USA leading Turkey 12-10 and 4:52 left in the opening quarter. Live coverage is on ESPN.
Rose on ESPN pregame: "I'm feeling good. We have another mission tonight to come out and play hard against a very good & talented team."
Preliminary round play for & at the FIBA Basketball World Cup continues today at 2:30 p.m. CT vs. Turkey on ESPN.
ICYMI: Rose appears to be catching up to the player we so fondly recall, writes
"Rose in a flash in USA win" via
Rose flashes familiar form in fashionable USA frenzy over Finland.
Good start of the by our team beating tonight. The fans in were great as always! Tomorrow more.
Pau Gasol scored 33pts and added 8reb, 3blk vs. Iran in Spain’s opening game of the FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Derrick Rose scored 12 as Team USA dominated Finland in a 114-55 preliminary round win. In a team-high 22:41, Rose made 3-8 FG & 5-5 FT.
Rose (12 points) connects on a 3 to extend USA's lead over Finland to 107-49.
In other FIBA Basketball World Cup action, has tallied 19 points (6-11 FG, 7-7 FT) as Spain leads Iran 48-33 at halftime.
USA up 42 at half vs. Finland, which did not make a FG in the 2nd quarter. Rose with 7 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists & 2 blocks in 10:27.
Rose crosses over, splits the Finland D, elevates and delivers a 2-handed slam that gives Team USA a 55-18 advantage in Bilbao.
Rose turns on the speed as he gets to the hoop for an and-1. He makes the FT to give him 5 points. USA leads Finland 31-16 after a quarter.
Rose checks in with Team USA leading Finland 11-8, 5:28 left in the 1st. Watch it live on ESPN.
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Preliminary round play for D Rose & at the FIBA Basketball World Cup gets underway today at 2:30 p.m. CT vs. Finland on ESPN.
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Rose active in victory over Slovenia, via
Rose doesn't have a strong game but looks strong and resolute in USA exhibition win over Slovenia.
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From earlier, was one of 12 named as members of the official 2014 USA Basketball World Cup Team:
ICYMI, Rose provided some answers w/ a strong, healthy performance in USA’s win over Puerto Rico, via :
Rose among 12 who will represent USA at FIBA Basketball World Cup (Aug. 30-Sept. 14 in Spain):
Rose answers the call in 112-86 USA victory, writes :
For Team USA, up next is one final exhibition game against Slovenia in Gran Canaria, Spain on Aug. 26 (1 p.m. CT on ESPN2).
Rose back in action as Team USA routs Puerto Rico 112-86 in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden
Thibodeau on Rose: "I think he's found the rhythm of the game. He's doing a great job of making plays. He's letting the game come to him."
Another assist for D Rose, who finds Rudy Gay for a three as USA takes an 87-67 lead into the 4th quarter.
Rose hasn't looked to score a lot tonight but he's had some very impressive assists, finding teammates for open looks from the perimeter.
Rose checks back in as USA leads Puerto Rico 73-56 with 3:50 left in 3rd. USA opened half on a 16-2 run.
More from Rose: "Tonight it's not about me; it's about getting in a groove, trying to win this game and gel quickly."
Rose on his 1st half: "It feels good but the game is our biggest concern right now. We've got to get a bigger lead and play defense."
Rose and Team USA head to the locker room at halftime with a 52-47 lead over Puerto Rico in NYC.
Rose knocks down a 3 to put Team USA back on top, 24-22. He's also 1 of 2 from the free throw line.
Derrick Rose checks in for Team USA, which leads Puerto Rico 14-13 with 4:29 left in the 1st quarter (live on ESPN 2).
. looking smooth in warm ups
One hour until tip-off as USA Basketball takes on Puerto Rico at Madison Square Garden (6 p.m. CT on ESPN 2).
Rose plans to "give it a go" tonight when faces Puerto Rico (6 pm CT on ESPN2), writes :
Rose to play while Wilt always did: looks back at one of the game's greats
Congratulations to Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West for reaching the U.S. finals!
Rose to reporters after Thursday practice: "I'm feeling good. I'm gonna give it a go tomorrow. I could've played (Wednesday)."
Rose says he’s healthy even with missing USA game, reports :
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Rose is born again with the USA (Basketball), writes :
Recap: scored seven points as Team USA defeated Brazil. Reaction from Rose, Coach K & Thibodeau:
Rose: "I think everybody was excited (about his return); it was cool. But I can't get big headed about it. Just got to keep poised."
Rose on halftime ending drive with 4.6 secs: "He (Coach K) called me in and told me to take the ball and see how far I could go with it."
Thibodeau on Rose: "His attitude and approach are terrific. That's going to serve him well."
Coach K on Anthony Davis: "He's one of the best players in the NBA." He hopes this experience launches a storied career for him.
Thibodeau on Rose: "He's shaking some rust off but his explosiveness is back and he's playing really well on both sides of the ball."
Thibodeau on Rose: "He's steadily getting better and this is the perfect setting for him." Called 2010 the springboard to his MVP season.
Coach K smiled when asked about putting Rose back in: "I didn't react to the crowd... I would never do that..."
Coach K and Thibodeau take their turn with reporters following Team USA's win over Brazil
Rose on what he's looking to improve: "Playing under control and shooting the right shots. There's no need for me to force shots."
Derrick Rose: "Here in Chicago, basketball is everything."
Rose: "I probably won't get any sleep tonight. I'm excited for the city. This is huge for us."
Derrick Rose meets the media following Team USA's 95-78 victory over Brazil
Team USA defeated Brazil 95-78 in Derrick Rose's return to the United Center.
Team USA, by the way, with a comfortable 84-68 lead over Brazil with 5:11 left in the 4th quarter.
UC crowd chants "We want Rose" and Coach K complies, promptly sending him back into the game.
Video: Derrick Rose uses the handle to get past his defender and converts the ridiculous layup to finish the play.
Video: Derrick Rose goes coast-to-coast as time expires in the first half.
At the end of 3, Team USA remains on top, 68-63.
In the house is Bulls legend , who won gold medals with at the 1992 & 1996 Summer Olympics.
Rose dazzles the crowd by splitting the defense and finishing with an acrobatic left-handed bucket that gives him 7 points on the night.
Derrick Rose beats the first-half buzzer on the !
Bob Love, whose No. 10 hangs from the UC rafters, is on hand for tonight's game.
Rose and the same starting 5 (Stephen Curry, James Harden, Kenneth Faried and Anthony Davis) back on the floor to start the 3rd.
It's good to see D Rose back on the floor. Second half starts in a few on ESPN.
At halftime, Team USA leads Brazil 45-37 after D Rose banks in a runner.
Former Bulls sharpshooter Kyle Korver gets a warm welcome as he checks in for Team USA.
Brazil has jumped back into this game, trailing USA by just two, 35-33, with 4:06 to go in the first half.
Rose turns it on and goes to his left for the lay in--he misses but is fouled and makes 1-2 at the line to get on the board.
Rose checks back into the game as we start the 2nd quarter.