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Sleepy Young Man: Derrick Rose

Following up on our story from Wednesday, we have news of Chicago Bulls' point guard Derrick Rose and why he was a no-show from a scheduled appearance on the CBS television show "The Good Wife." It is a story that will shock you. It will thrill you. It will make you question everything you ever thought you knew about ...

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Oh, nevermind. He overslept. And rumors that there was an ugly scene at his front door were, according to Derrick, unfounded. Before yesterday (Thursday's) shootaround, the young Bulls' superstar told reporters:

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I would love to be on that show. But I overslept, and they put a whole 'nother twist in the story that they heard they were ringing the bell, or somebody came out and said [I] wasn't going in a disrespectful way but it wasn't [anything] like that.
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Derrick also had words with the show's producer. That is, he apologized for his absence. A pro athlete who tells the truth, takes responsibilty for his actions and apologizes? Tsk tsk. What would Kevin Garnett say?

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