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Rose: "I probably won't get any sleep tonight. I'm excited for the city. Everybody was happy we came here and played...and we won."
Rose: "I'm playing the way I normally play (for USA). Push the ball, play defense and get guys shot and when the shot is available take (it)
Rose continued: "We won. That's what I'm happy about. When I was out there (I know the fans) wanted me to shoot every ball."
Rose post game: "I've been preparing for this (UC return) for a long time. If this was a couple of week ago I would have been emotional."
Was this the first time Anthony Davis played at the UC as an NBA player? I believe he missed last two seasons with injuries.
Coach K on extending Rose in 3rd quarter: "He needs to learn how to play tired. We wanted to see that. And he did pretty good."
Great night at the United Center...Bulls staff did an amazing job assisting USA Basketball. Game Ops is second to none. The best.
Tom Thibodeau on Rose: "He’s shaking some rust off. But his explosiveness is back."
"I love where he is physically and mentally." Thibs on Rose.
Thibs says "this is the perfect setting for (Rose)" says he's gotten more comfortable throughout the summer.
Coach K on playing Rose extended minutes in the 3rd. "He has to learn to play tired."
The calm and the storm! http://t.co/zlRt3mEQ56
Thibs on Derrick: "I couldn't be more pleased with the way that he played."
Coach K calls win over Brazil, "really encouraging."
Coach K and Thibs hit the podium. Create a caption. http://t.co/3xawR55w49
Rose: "Here in Chicago, basketball is everything."
Rose says he felt good on the floor. He says he's excited for the city. http://t.co/jVWKATVWjg
Team USA wins it 95-78. Rose takes another small step on a long journey.
USA wins 95-78 in first exhibition game for USA Basketball World Cup trail. "USA! USA!"
Beat up a pretty good Brazil team.
Team USA wins 95-78. Rose was average compared to how he's been playing, but unhurt and happy. Only thing that matters.
Damian Lillard and Korver didn't play much, either. Cousins out with knee injury.
USA 95, Brazil 78. DRose standing ovations 3.
Stat board is broken, so can't make it official. But we've seen little to no DeMar DeRozan, Gordon Hayward or Andre Drummond in this game.
If there's a point guard that could be odd-man out in the final roster decisions? Lillard.
Irving and Rose playing together for final 2:50.
Marcelo Tieppo Huertas just went easily around Rose ... say that five times fast.
Rose misses a clanky-looking three-pointer.
Huge crowd in UC for exhibition game chanting for Rose return and back in w/5:20 left and USA ahead 17
Remember this is just Rose's 6th home game at the United Center in the last two years.
Crowd with "We want Rose" chant, Derrick checks in.
Fans chant "we want Rose....we want Rose ...'' get their wish. Rose back in with 5:20 left.
Coach K giving the fans what they want. DRose in at 5:20 mark of 4th.
United Center crowd chants "We want Rose!" Coach K obliges by sending him back in the game.
Davis now with lob slam dunk on Irving pass for 78-63 USA lead. OK, that's another guy who's made the team.
Man, Anthony Davis is a great, great player. Can't imagine the coverage he would get if he didn't play in New Orleans.
Anthony Davis is taking this game over.
Anthony Davis is a stud. You can quote me. That is all .
Geez; Anthony Davis with save attempt out of bounds and flying somersault into crowd. Better tell him he doesn't have to act like pelican
Anthony Davis makes the hustle play of the night jumping for a ball in the stands. Fans burst into a "USA! USA!" chant.
USA leads 68-63 entering 4th. Rose probably finished for night after playing entire 3rd quarter.
The crowd roars for Scottie Pippen after he's shown on the JumboTron.
USA up 5 after 3 quarters
Rose played the entire 3rd quarter.
Worth staying. Rose with USA play of game, crossover dribble on wing, drive and switch hands lefty layin for 64-53 USA lead. He's back again
Rose with a gorgeous move to the rack changing hands to the cup and a score
Rose splits two defenders and lays it in. Crowd explodes. Chicago fans like seeing this movie again.
Remember that crossover?
Thibs can't help himself. Stood up and started screaming last possession on D. It's his defense and his arena, but not his team.
Team USA is up by 12 in 3rdQ, but struggling with interior defense. Also not generating as many open shots as they should. Work in progress.
Rose with a pair of free throws, playing valiantly through boo boo over left eye mended with Band Aid at halftime.
Shawn Marion in the building saying hello to some folks sitting courtside.
Rose with a floater off the window to end the half. USA up 8 at half
Rose enters with 4 seconds left in half. Goes full court for runner for USA 45-37 lead. Rose w/3 pts. USA would have led only 42-37 w/o him
Rose hits floater at the horn ... been working on that floater for two years. Finishes the half with three points. USA up 45-37.
Rose drives the floor and puts up a nice floater to end the half. Team USA up 45-37 at halftime.
Nice way to end the half.
Rose comes back into the game with a small bandage on his face. Looks like he's got a little cut.
Rose and his one point coming in for 4.6 seconds of half.
Little known fact: James Harden translated into Portuguese actually means: "He of mighty beard and no defense.''
Harden has his flop in mid-season form.
Harden wants a yellow card with the flop ... no go, James.
Tim Hardaway, Steve Smith, Mitch Richmond each marched out as former USA legends.
Big ovation for Kyle Korver entering game. If he makes a three it will be one game in a row in international competition.
Korver in ... Bulls fans with big applause.
Brazil pulls within 35-33 late in second quarter in desperate attempt to extinguish memories of World Cup loss to Germany
Brazil only down two points ... somewhere Oscar Schmidt is screaming wildly at his TV.
Bulls just issue a release that Rose indeed made that two-handed dunk.
Ooops. Parsons with terrific steal in overplaying USA defense. Rose, yikes, misses two handed dunk. Back rim, though. So still can jump.
That's two missed dunks in three days for Rose. Missed an uncontested one in Thursday's scrimmage at practice.
Rose clanged breakaway, two-handed dunk just like he did in Thursday practice.
Rose misses a breakaway dunk. Fans were ready to explode. He actually did that at the end of Thursday's practice as well.
Call it the Curse of Neto!
Rose 1-for-2 at the line. ... and then misses a breakaway dunk.
Rose uses 209 pounds and speed to over-power 6-foot-1 Neto and get to the FT line. Poor Neto.
Varejao misses dunk. LeBron weighing whether to ask for trade to Miami
Fans are getting impatient for Rose to take a shot. He just blocked one, though.
Rose back in for the second - held scoreless so far, but USA up 29-15.
USA w/29-15 1st qtr lead. Harden with last shot of quarter, upset as undercut while landing by role player Larry Taylor. Darn role players
Davis and Curry-15pts USA up 29-15 after 1
Rose 6 min 0pts. No fga
Kyrie doing work .... he's getting ready for the second coming of The King!
Nice reminder for the hometown crowd that Anthony Davis might be the NBA's next superstar.
Chicagoan Anthony Davis with spectacular lob dunk and follow tip as NBA gms begin saving cap room
Wouldn't be surprised if Ant is seen as the league's best 4 by the end of next season. Omer could be what Robin Lopez is for Aldridge.
Anthony Davis reminding all there's another Chicagoan on floor. Nasty alley-oop in transition from Klay Thompson followed by another hoop
I can hear the rumors about Anthony Davis coming to the Bulls in a few years already ...
AD just dunked on the entire Brazil team.
Nene leaves game with USA ahead 17-12. Asks where Jimmy Butler is as wants to work on his head butts
Rumor is Thibs has been handcuffed to his chair....only way to keep him down.
Rose out at first substitution with USA ahead 15-10. Crowd heads for nearby Billy Goat tavern
Nene still doing work on the UC floor.
Kyrie Irving in for Rose.
Stephen Curry putting on early shooting show for Team USA. OK, he makes team. That's 1
Halfway through 1stQ, Steph Curry putting on a show. Rose letting game come to him. US leads 15-10.
Harden with the steal .... could be the first of his career ... CHECK THE STATS!!!