Derrick Rose is a role model for every kid who grows up in Englewood or any other poverty-stricken neighborhood, utilizes his God-given and self-imposed talents while striving to overcome one obstacle after another that society throws in his path and finally achieves riches and stardom.
Good for him. It's a good Hollywood script.
But Rose sends the wrong message if he uses those physical and athletic skills to manipulate a system designed to determine right from wrong, morally or ethically or legally. It worked for him. But how many other kids who desire to be "the next Derrick Rose" will realize his dream?