Derrick Rose ended December with a 19 point game and back to back 20+ games. Then he missed 3 games and averaged 17 points for 3 before Monday’s game against John Wall and the Wizards. Against the player who is on a mission to show he deserves to be the starting Eastern point guard in the upcoming All-Star game, Rose scored a game-high 23 points on 8 of 13 shooting. On the downside, Rose had just 1 assist and the Bulls lost by 14.
John Wall had 17 points, 10 assists and 4 steals for the banged up Wizards.
BONUS VIDEO: ROSE & WALL’S 1ST MATCHUP IN 2010
Rose 24 Pts, 8 Asts, 2 Stls, 3 TO
Wall: 16 Pts, 6 Asts, 3 Stls, 4 TO