Rose Named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month
Derrick Rose has won the Kia NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month reported by NBA.com.
Rose averaged 25.4 ppg, 7.0 apg, 4.1 rpg, and had a 54.0 FG %. Rose helped
the Bulls make the playoffs by scoring 66 points in the final two games of the year. Both must win games for the Bulls.
Rose won the Rookie of the Year award last season, and has elevated his game in his second year.
Rose and the Bulls take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs starting Saturday.
–Zack Pearson, CCS