CroHoops.com’s correspondent Silvio Stepancic
along with Derrick Rose in downtown Chicago.
According to the sources close to Croatian Champion Zagreb CO, which opened up it’s first ever Euroleague campaign with embarrassing 96:65 loss to Bamberg (Germany), 2010/11 NBA MVP Derrick Rose was close to reaching an agreement with the club.
However sources close to Chicago Bulls’ SG claim there were basically no negotiations and the whole story looks like a publicity stunt made up by Zagreb CO front office staff.
Independent basketball expert close to CroHoops.com stated that “Rose eventual arrival would definitely boost the team which features European phenoms Saric and Hezonja, but I firmly believe that at this point Zagreb CO is not on organizational/player level which could keep up with him.”
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