Derrick Rose Matters But a Max Deal Is A Fantasy

Last season, in early February, pre-game, Derrick Rose was dribbling the ball with his left hand and then with his right. When he stopped for a moment, interrupting his ritual, he picked the ball up. He looked over his shoulder for a good minute, staring at something in the distance. There were fans filing in,…

Derrick Rose Return to Normal

The Derrick Rose career hasn’t been easy but with the way he played last night you couldn’t tell he has been through some things. Repeatedly, he drove to the rim and finished. More than once, he dribbled past two defenders like they were made out of paper, he elevated and laid the ball in the…

The Jurors Believe Derrick Rose

Before the $21 million civil trial started, many legal observers thought it was in the best interest of Derrick Rose to settle with his accuser. Why be an innocent observer to the nitpicking of your personal life by legal professionals? Why air your dirty laundry for social media entertainment? Why put your reputation and endorsements…

It’s Up to the Jury Now

The Derrick Rose gang rape trial has been given to the jury of six women and two men. Deliberations will begin tomorrow. The verdict must be unanimous. It was a fast paced court day as Judge Fitzgerald wanted to wrap the case up. Jane Doe’s legal team unsuccessfully tried to block a former co-worker’s deposition…

Derrick Rose and What We Know

Both Sides Agree: There was a party at Derrick Rose’s Beverly Hills house. The accuser, Jane Doe, contacted Derrick Rose that morning. She was invited to the party and brought along her friend, a masseuse named Kendra. At the party Jane Doe was drinking. At the party, the masseuse Kendra found her way into Derrick…

Will There Be a Mistrial?

The second day of testimony in the gang rape trial of which Derrick Rose is a defendant ended in drama. Mark Baute, Derrick Rose’s attorney, said, “We move for a mistrial now.” The judge is expected to rule on the motion on Tuesday when court adjourns after the Columbus Day holiday. At issue is a…