Derrick Rose is now $94 million richer, but at the Chicago Bulls' press conference today announcing the star's five-year max extension with the team, he was as soft-spoken and humble as he's been since stepping into the NBA.
Derrick Rose: "I’m tremendously blessed and I don’t take anything for granted." He added, "Mom, we finally made it." #Bulls— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) December 21, 2011
Rose: "I never would have thought in a million years I’d sign a contract like this. ... Sometimes I think, why me?" #Bulls— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) December 21, 2011
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau reiterated his excitement for the deal, once again saying that he wishes that Rose's contract was for 10 years instead of five. Bulls fans certainly feel the same way.
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