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Rose on history: "No comparison between us and the Dream Team. We have young players trying to get their identity, happy to be on this team.
K on Team USA: This team is worthy of winning. Whether they will or not, we’ll see if the basketball gods allow that to happen.”
Krzyzewski: When I judge teams I’ve coached, I say ‘Are they worthy of winning?’ You can be worthy of winning and not win."
Krzyzewski: "Our team..they have represented our country really well; how they’ve handled themselves, how they’ve played, everything."
Krzyzewski on USA team: "I think our country should be proud of this team and hopefully they’ll be even more proud if we win."
Rose prediction: "I think this year will be the best year I've ever been in condition."
Rose on Bulls camp: "I think I’m going to be far ahead of people. Nobody in the world is getting this type of competition right now."
Rose's grade: "I would give it an A. Coming off of what I had to go through and getting a spot on the USA team... shows hard work pays off."
More Rose: "I accomplished everything I wanted by winning this championship, and that’s tomorrow. My mindset was just getting on the team."
Rose coming in: "You had younger players who had great years since I’ve been out, Just trying to show them I’m still one of the best."
Rose on confidence: "Everybody was worried but myself. I already knew I was going to be healthy enough to play in all the games."
Rose on World Cup: "I think I did great. I think I can go into camp with a positive mind thought; I know I’m headed in the right direction."
Rose on rehabs: "I always had that inner confidence. Even though I don’t show it like that, I always know I’m one of the best in the world."
Rose said he's in best shape ever B4 camp: "I accomplished everything I wanted to accomplish but win this championship. That’s tomorrow."
Rose on his World Cup: "I would give it an A. Coming off of what I had to go through and getting a spot on the team after missing 2 years?"
Not gonna lie: Going to be tough to go back to U.S. media rooms and not have an espresso machine handy in every one.
Oregon State's undrafted forward Devon Collier has passed on NBA camp invite to sign a deal w/ Bnei Herzliya in Israel, sources tell RealGM.
Boy, this has been a swell week in sports now hasn't it......
I was going to pick a USA/Serbia World Cup final, but I was getting mixed signals from Dragan Tarlac.
Serbia knocks off France, so it's USA vs. Serbia on Sunday for FIBA World Cup gold medal, for anyone willing to click away from football.
U.S. vs. Serbia Sunday for FIBA World Cup gold medal. 2 PM Central tipoff.
With the Chairman. An incredible humanitarian and a Chicago icon. http://t.co/BBuPZNnLW4
Only a matter of time..... http://t.co/28alQeT4Oo
Press conf here at The Advocate Center http://t.co/uKo35KHgqk
The Bulls new training facility http://t.co/mSp5QonI0H
Pax & Gar both said they patterned this building primarily on Thunder, Cavs & West Virginia practice facilities.
Rip to Real Madrid fake rumor in 3, 2, 1 . . . http://t.co/S37F8gh3kG
Could have been the "House That Melo Built." Sorry Melo. http://t.co/F64xx51TYe
Chef station in the players' lounge. http://t.co/3ay4WeJKwf
Tub and TV in the training room. Not pictured - DRose. Keep those fingers crossed. http://t.co/O7qXocTKTv
Room Thibs will scream a lot ... Aka the film room. 95-inch screen to catch mistakes. http://t.co/nCuAZJnO5g
Locker room at the Advocate Center. http://t.co/WsjnSX9BUe
Undrafted PG Chris Crawford signed a two-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, including partial guarantee, league sources tell RealGM.
Good morning Chicago. It's going to be a great day! http://t.co/NkNqkTgypo
Rose on tournament: "Just going out there, take the shots I normally take, just trying to get the nerves down and play a regular game."
Thibs on Pau: "I thought he played very well. Handled himself with a lot of class, in great shape, looks real healthy."
Thibs' Rose bottom line: "We’re not going to overreact when he has a great game. We’re not going to overreact if he has a sub par game."
Thibs re Rose: "Right now, he’s not finishing his drives as well. I like the way he’s making his moves to get by the initial defender."
Thibs on Rose: "It was one of those games he didn’t have his rhythm. There are going to be ups and downs. Just get ready, go step by step."
Rose on asst coach: "Thibs presence is huge with his detail. Everyone is loving the way he’s making sure everyone is prepared for the games.
Rose on not facing Pau: That’s kind of disappointing. Hopefully he’s there (Madrid). I’ll probably meet with him, have dinner with him."
Rose: "He’ll no, I’m not worried. I’m used to those (NBA) balls and I’m used to just shooting them. I’ll be fine. I’m shooting the shots."
Rose on Spain loss: "I was very surprised. I think everyone was, but you can just learn from it. They didn’t come out prepared."
Rose's bottom line: "All I need is to see one (shot) go down and I’ll be all right. But I’m just happy we got to the championship game."
Rose on 1-8 shooting: "I think I played all right. Missed almost all my shots, but feeling good we got the win. So I’m not worried."
Is Rose worried poor FG % will affect him going into NBA season? "Hell no. I just need to see one go down and I’ll be fine."
Asked Rose if his form on jumper is OK: "I'm good. I’m not worried about that when I get a regular NBA ball in my hands."
Thibs on Pau: "He handled himself with a lot of class, like he always does. He’s in great shape. He looks real healthy."
Asked Thibs about Rose's jumper: "You look at how you get them. Are they coming off the dribble or pass? How is the balance?"
Thibs on Rose: "We’re not going to overreact when he has a great game. We’re not going to overreact if he has a subpar game." Media's job!
Faried on Spain: "I am disappointed because I wanted to beat them in their own country."
Faried on Spain: "I just took it as, ‘OK. Once we meet them in the final, we’re going to see what happens.’ We can’t even see what happens."
Faried on Spain: "Everybody was being arrogant, borderline disrespectful to us, saying we wouldn’t be able to match up vs. their bigs (more)
Another easy win for US. Derrick Rose did some good things, but shot wasn't falling -- 4 pts on 1-for-8 FGs in 96-68 win over Lithuania.
Kenneth Faried said way everybody hyped Spain was disrespectful to U.S. Disappointed won't get chance "to beat them in their own country."
If Rose was having the tourney Kyrie was having, Bulls fans would be camping out at the UC.
DRose finishes 1-for-8 with four points as U.S. advances to World Cup final with blowout of Lithuania.
USA w/82-56 lead w/ 5:49 left but always time for a first. Davis foul and upset gets T. Cousins in. Yes, Cousins in to calm things.
2010 Team USA stint lifted Rose's game to a whole new level. Maybe 2014 is Irving's turn.
Kyrie Irving has had the FIBA Tournament that D Rose should have had. Should make Bulls fans a bit more nervous than they were in June.
No upset alert. Will keep everyone posted.
After scoreless 1st half, Harden goes off for 16 in 3rd qtr for 76-49 USA lead. That guy can score.
DRose is 1-for-17 from 3-point range in this tournament.
Rudy Gay looking for the red card on this one.
Rose with a nice highlight cradle-the-ball and reverse layup on fast break. He's back! Oh, we've done that.
Rose gets first FG in transition after 0-for-7 start. Despite alleged tweak, still badly struggling with jumper.
Rose on a reverse..USA in a major blowout
16 points for the Beard in just the third quarter ... that's three FIBA games for Rose.