from the Emanuel transition team.....
MAYOR-ELECT EMANUEL CONGRATULATES DERRICK ROSE ON BEING NAMED THE NBA'S MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Congratulations to Chicago's own Derrick Rose on becoming the youngest player in history to win the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award. From the basketball courts in Englewood to Simeon Career Academy to the United Center, Derrick has always demonstrated exceptional work ethic, a relentless drive to achieve excellence, and a team player mentality. Through his work with the Chicago Bulls service initiatives and the NBA Cares program, Derrick remains committed to giving back to the community. Derrick's example teaches the importance of teamwork, perseverance, and community service. Derrick, you make Chicago proud. Go Bulls!