It’s as if Derrick Rose and Coach Thibodeau are tied on the hip, because the veteran guard signed the dotted line yesterday in a $43 million deal that’ll have him suiting up with the New York Knicks for the following three years, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
After averaging 14.2 factors in 22.8 minutes in solely 15 appearances for the Detroit Pistons this previous season, Rose joines the Knicks roster in a midseason commerce again in February, ultimately happening play a big position anchoring New Yorks bench.
Within the postseason, Rose would solely enhance his play, notching averages of 19.4 factors, 5.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds per recreation on 47.6 p.c capturing and 45.1 p.c from 3-point vary and showing to be New York’s most dominant power.
Though Rose has battled with accidents since his ACL tear in 2012, he has nonetheless confirmed to be an important piece to the Knicks puzzle by his management and talent to get the job completed on the ground.
On Monday, the Knicks would reaffirm Rose’s significance to their mission.