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I Put On For My City…

Published by on April 13, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Derrick Rose was just one of many Chicago natives who was poised to be a star, but it may have been fate that sent Rose to play for his hometown team after the Chicago Bulls were miraculous granted first pick in the 2008 draft last June.

With the pressure of being the number one overall draft pick, Rose, was projected as one of the best draft prospects in his class, and instantly he had the responsibility of putting the Bulls back on the map weighing on his shoulders.

While many players would agree, the pressures of playing in your hometown can be overwhelming; failing to deliver can turn a happy homecoming into the stuff that nightmares are made of. (Take the Stephon Marbury’s returning to New York for exampl...

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