During his 11th season in the Association, Rose appeared in 50 out of 66 possible games for the Detroit Pistons during COVID19-shortened 2019-20 season. He started 15 games. The speedy guard averaged 18.1 points, 5.6 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 26.0 minutes per game. He shot an effective 49.0 percent from the field, 30.6 percent from behind the arc and 87.1 percent from the free-throw line. Rose set single-game season highs of 31 points, 12 assists, seven rebounds, five threes, four steals and two blocks. Twice Rose scored a season-high 31 points. On Oct. 26, Rose posted 31 points, three rebounds, three assists, three steals and two blocks during a home loss to the 76ers. He again posted 31 points, plus four assists, on Feb. 28 during a win at Phoenix. On Dec. 14, Rose dished a season-high 12 assists and added 20 points during a win at Houston. That game was one of four double-doubles for the veteran guard. Arguably his best overall performance of the season occurred Jan. 18 against the Hawks. In 26 minutes, Rose posted 27 points (12-17 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), nine assists (only one turnover), two rebounds and one steal. For the season, the former MVP delivered 26 games with at least 20 points, 31 games with at least five assists and five games with at least five rebounds. In the 10 games that Rose saw at least 30 minutes of run, he averaged 24.0 points on 20.4 shots, 5.9 assists and 4.0 rebounds per contest. An ankle injury forced Rose to miss the last four games of the season before the Mar. 12 sports stoppage.2018
After a brief audition with Minnesota at the end of the 2017-18 campaign, Rose inked a one-year deal to re-join the Timberwolves for the 2018-2019 season. The result was a career resurgence in which the former MVP emerged as one of the league's top sixth-men and filled in as an occasional starter. Rose's campaign got off to a quiet start as he scored just eight points on 3-of-12 shooting in the season opener against the Spurs. However, he followed that performance with a string of seven consecutive double-digit scoring efforts culminating in a vintage 50-point performance against Utah on Halloween night. Starting his first game of the season in place of the injured Jeff Teague, Rose shot a blistering 19-of-31 from the field and nailed four three-pointers to record the highest-scoring game of his career. The former first-overall pick went on to score in double-digits in 35 of his final 43 games of the campaign, finishing the season averaging 18.0 points in 27.3 minutes across his 51 appearances. Rose not only scored generously, he did so while shooting the ball more efficiently than ever, as his true shooting percentage (55.7%), effective field goal percentage (51.8%) and three-point percentage (37.0%) were all career-high marks. He also had a career-best 2.7 assist-to-turnover ratio. Collectively, Rose's body of work amounted to his highest PER (19.52) since the 2011-2012 season.2017
Rose appeared in 16 games for the Cavaliers during the early portion of the 2017-2018 campaign. He started seven of those contests, averaging 9.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists. Rose scored in double figures in nine of those tilts. His season high in points came on Nov. 3 at Washington when he scored 20. Rose was dealt to the Timberwolves at the trade deadline. He appeared in nine games with Minnesota, averaging 5.8 points per tilt. The Chicago native upped his play during the playoffs, averaging 14.2 points, 1.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest in five games versus the Rockets. Rose scored in double-digits in four of those five outings. In Game 4, he played 32:25, compiling 17 points, six rebounds and four assists.2016
Rose appeared in 64 games for the Knicks, starting each of his appearances and averaging 18.0 points, 4.4 assists and 3.8 rebounds. He hit 47.1 percent of his field goal attempts -- his highest mark since 2009-10. Rose battled injuries, missing 18 total games with a variety of maladies, including back, foot and ankle issues. Rose topped 20 points 24 times, including 12 games with at least 25 points. He notched a season-high 30 points on two occasions -- in a loss to the Thunder on Nov. 28 and again in a win over Boston on Jan. 18. In the win over the Celtics, Rose also added a season-high 10 rebounds, five assists, two steals and two blocks. He dished out a season-best 11 assists in a win over his former team, the Bulls, on Nov. 4. Rose hit a season-high three three-pointers in a loss to Washington on Nov. 17.2015
Rose appeared in and started 66 games for the Bulls -- his most since the 2010-11 season. Rose averaged 31.8 minutes per game, which he translated to 16.4 points, 4.7 assists and 3.4 rebounds. The Memphis product shot 42.7 percent from the field, 29.3 percent from three and 79.3 percent from the line. Rose led the Bulls in scoring 17 times and assists 27 times. He posted a season-high 34 points in a loss to Detroit on Dec. 18. Rose reached the 30-point plateau two additional times, including in a loss to Denver on Feb. 5, when he finished with 30 points, nine rebounds, eight assists and one steal. In a loss to Minnesota on Feb. 6, Rose handed out a season-high 10 assists. Three days prior, on Feb. 3, Rose went for 21 points (9-10 FT), nine assists, six rebounds and two steals in a win over Sacramento.2014
Rose started all 51 games in which he appeared for the Bulls, averaging 17.7 points, 4.9 assists and 3.2 rebounds per contest. He missed 31 games with a variety of injuries, with a right knee issue most notably costing him 20 games. The Memphis product shot 40.5 percent from the field overall, including 28.0 percent from three on a career-high 5.3 attempts per game. Rose scored at least 20 points 21 times, topping out with 32 points in a loss to Washington on Jan. 14. He totaled 31 points, five assists and three boards in a win over Portland on Dec. 12. On four occasions, Rose handed out at least 10 assists, including a season-high 11 in a win over Orlando on Feb. 8. Against Atlanta on Jan. 17, Rose went for 23 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds. He recorded a season-high three steals in a win over Philadelphia on Apr. 11. In that game, Rose also went for 22 points, eight assists and six boards.2013
After missing the 2012-13 season, Rose returned and started on Opening Night in Miami, finishing with 12 points and four assists. He went on to appear in 10 games during the 2013-14 season, from the season opener to Nov. 22. During that span, he averaged 15.9 points, 4.3 assists and 3.2 rebounds in 31.1 minutes. Rose scored in double-figures in all 10 games, including going for a season-high 20 points twice. In a win over Indiana on Nov. 16, Rose put up 20 points, four assists and three rebounds. In his final game, on Nov. 22 in Portland, Rose matched that scoring total, adding five rebounds, three assists and a pair of steals. Rose departed that contest after 28 minutes and was later diagnosed with a torn meniscus in his right knee, which kept him out of the final 71 games of the season. Rose was also unavailable for the Bulls' first-round series against Washington, which the Wizards won in five games.2012
Rose missed the entire 2012-13 season while recovering from left knee injury. He suffered the injury during Game 1 of the Bulls' 2012 first-round playoff series against the 76ers.2011
Rose appeared in 39 games during the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season. He averaged 21.8 points, 7.9 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 0.9 steals in 35.3 minutes per game. Rose led the Bulls in scoring 23 times and assists 32 times. In a win over the Clippers on Dec. 30, Rose went for 29 points, 16 assists, and eight rebounds. In a win over the Knicks on Jan. 2, Rose went for 32 points, 13 assists and four rebounds. He registered a season-high 35 points twice, including in a win over the Wizards on Jan. 30. In that game, he also chipped in eight assists, while hitting 14 of 15 free throws. He had 26 points, 13 assists and seven rebounds two nights later in a win over Milwaukee. In another win over the Bucks on Mar. 7, Rose poured in 30 points and went a perfect 14-for-14 at the line. He also added 11 assists. He was named to his third consecutive Eastern Conference All-Star team and scored 14 points in the 2012 All-Star Game. Rose started Game 1 of the Bulls' first-round playoff series against the 76ers but suffered a knee injury and missed the remainder of the six-game series.2010
In his third NBA season, Rose ascended to true superstardom. He started 81 of 82 games, averaging 25.0 points, 7.7 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 1.0 steal per game en route to NBA MVP honors. Rose shot 44.5 percent from the floor, 33.2 percent from three and a then-career-best 85.8 percent at the line. The Memphis product posted 23 double-doubles and became just the third Bulls player to ever score at least 2,000 points in a season. Rose also joined Oscar Robertson, John Havlicek, Michael Jordan and LeBron James as the only players to record at least 2,000 points, 600 assists and 300 rebounds in a season. Rose was selected to his second All-Star Game and was voted a starter for the first time. He scored 11 points, to go with five assists and three boards, in the 2011 All-Star Game. Rose scored a season-high 42 points twice, including in a win over the Spurs on Feb. 17 when he also added eight assists and five boards. He notched a season-high 17 assists, to go with 30 points, in a Mar. 26 win over Milwaukee. Rose's first career triple-double (22 points, 12 assists, 10 rebounds) came in a win over Memphis on Jan. 17. At season's end, Rose was the only player in the league to rank in the top 10 in both points and assists per game. He also ranked fourth in total points, fifth in made field goals, eighth in total assists, ninth in total minutes and ninth in made free throws. In the postseason, Rose averaged 28.8 points, 8.2 assists and 4.5 rebounds through the Bulls' first two series (11 games) against Indiana and Atlanta. In Game 3 against the Hawks, Rose poured in a career-playoff-high 44 points. Chicago faced Miami in the Eastern Conference Finals and Rose averaged 23.4 points, 6.6 assists and 4.0 rebounds in the five-game series.2009
In his second NBA season, Rose built on a fantastic rookie year, posting averages of 20.8 points, 6.0 assists and 3.8 rebounds in 78 games. The Memphis product shot 48.9 percent from the field, including 26.7 percent from three, while hitting 76.6 percent of his free throws. Rose led the team in scoring 38 times and in assists 59 times. He scored 20-plus points a team-high 44 times and crossed the 30-point plateau eight times. In a win over Boston on Apr. 13, Rose poured in a season-high 39 points on 15-of-22 shooting. In a win over Washington on Jan. 15, Rose went for 37 points, nine rebounds and six assists. He handed out a season-high 13 assists against Utah on Mar. 9. Against the 76ers on Mar. 20, Rose hit a season-high four three-pointers to finish with 23 points and five assists. In the first round of the playoffs, Rose averaged 26.8 points, 7.2 assists and 3.4 rebounds in five games against the Cavaliers. At mid-season, Rose was voted to his first career All-Star Game. He scored eight points and had four assists in 15 minutes of action.2008
The No. 1 overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, Rose had a fantastic rookie season. Appearing in 81 games, Rose averaged 16.8 points, 6.3 assists and 3.9 rebounds in 37.0 minutes per contest. He was named the NBA's Rookie of the Year, becoming the third Bulls player (after Elton Brand and Michael Jordan) to take home the honor. In his NBA debut on Oct. 28 against the Bucks, Rose posted 11 points, nine assists, four rebounds and three steals. He had his first career 20-point game on Nov. 1 against Memphis, finishing with 26 points, six rebounds and three assists. His season high in points was 27, which he achieved on two occasions. Rose notched double-digit assists seven times, topping out with 13 in a Dec. 29 win over New Jersey, and he also posted two games with double-digit rebounds. All in all, he double-doubled eight times on the year. Rose finished second among rookies in scoring, first in assists, second in minutes, fourth in field-goal percentage, seventh in free-throw percentage, eighth in steals and ninth in rebounds. At All-Star Weekend in Phoenix, Rose came away victorious in the PlayStation Skills Challenge.
June 26, 2008Drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 2008 NBA Draft.
July 1, 2008Signed a rookie contract with the Bulls, who picked up his team options for both 2010-11 and 2011-12.
December 1, 2011Signed a five-year contract extension with the Bulls.
June 22, 2016Traded by the Chicago Bulls with Justin Holiday and a 2017 2nd round draft pick to the New York Knicks for Jose Calderon, Jerian Grant and Robin Lopez.
July 25, 2017Signed a one-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
February 8, 2018As part of a 3-team trade, Rose traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers along with Jae Crowder and a 2024 2nd round draft pick to the Utah Jazz; the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Dimitrios Agravanis, Iman Shumpert, cash and a 2020 2nd round draft pick to the Sacramento Kings; the Sacramento Kings traded Arturas Gudaitis and George Hill to the Cleveland Cavaliers; the Utah Jazz traded Rodney Hood to the Cleveland Cavaliers; the Utah Jazz traded Joe Johnson and cash to the Sacramento Kings. (Utah receives right to exchange 2024 second-round pick with Cleveland and Sacramento receives Miami's 2020 second-round pick from Cleveland).
February 10, 2018Waived by the Utah Jazz.
March 8, 2018Signed a contract for the rest of the season with the Minnesota Timberwolves
July 4, 2018Signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
July 6, 2019Signed a two-year contract with the Detroit Pistons.
February 7, 2021Traded to the Knicks.