Derrick Rose Admits There Has Been Tension With the Chicago Bulls

by August 01, 2014

Chicago Bulls management and their superstar point guard Derrick Rose (plus his camp) haven’t always seen eye-to-eye. Rose acknowledged that the relationship has occasionally turned rocky — this was plainly evident during the failed recruitment of free agent Carmelo Anthony this summer — but says everyone is now on the same page. Per the Chicago Sun-Times:

“I know it’s been there,” Rose said, acknowledging there has been growing tension between the organization and his camp. “I heard there were some upset people.


“I’m happy I didn’t personally see it. I don’t want to see that. I kind of wonder where it was coming from because it seemed like whenever I was around, everything was all right. It bothered me because when I wasn’t around, I would hear from certain people that everything wasn’t all right.”


“It seems like everybody has one goal, from the front office all the way down now,” Rose said. “It seems like everyone is finally communicating with each other. That’s all we need. You think about all the championship teams, they say that communication and one goal is usually the recipe. You take away all the other [stuff] and just make it simple. […] “This is a new beginning for everybody. We’ve got a new practice facility, a new year where I’m coming back, and we have some great talent. It’s time to turn the page and move in a positive direction.”