Derrick Rose’s story has captivated NBA audiences for over a decade. If you’re reading this, you’re probably familiar.
Once the youngest MVP in NBA history, injuries cut his prime short. He responded by eventually developing into one of the best backup point guards in the league.
That’s a player type that’s always in demand. Having a quality veteran to run the offense for your second unit is a luxury any contending team desires. On a related note: the New York Knicks are not a contending team.
They may wish to be. It’s hard to read this front office’s intentions. They may opt to keep valuable veterans like Rose and retool for a playoff run. Alternatively, the Knicks could host quite the fire sale.
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In that event, keep an eye on Derrick Rose. He’ll have his share of suitors in trade talks with the Knicks. Having developed into an elite floor-spacer with strong secondary ball-handling, he’s a clean fit on almost any NBA roster.
Here are the three best trade destinations for Rose if he finds himself on the trade market.