Rose is Hope
by Hoop Dream Ink
Straight out of Englewood on the southwest side of the city and into Simeon High School, Derrick Rose became Chicago's basketball hope. With a brief stop in Memphis and a near championship victory with the Tigers, it was time for D. Rose to come home. The Chicago Bulls snatched him up with the #1 pick in the 2008 NBA Draft with hopes of getting the franchise back to its winning ways. This is the Chi. This is Hope. This is Rose.