It appears as if there will be no LeBron James/Carmelo Anthony/Chris Paul/Dwight Howard situation in Chicago anytime soon. The Chicago Tribune reported today that the Chicago Bulls and Derrick Rose are a mere "formality" away from agreeing to an extension that would pay Rose $94 million dollars over the span of five years.
As a provision of the new CBA, Rose is eligible to be paid upwards of $90 million thanks to him winning the MVP award last season. The extension will come as no surprise to many, considering that Rose is a Chicago native who played his high school ball at Simeon Career Academy in the South Side of the city.
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