The NBA’s reigning Most Valuable Player, Derrick Rose, said Sunday at a celebrity exhibition game in Houston that he likely isn’t going to follow the path other players have taken and play overseas during the league's labor stoppage, according to the Houston Chronicle.
"I'm not going anywhere, I'm good," Rose told the paper. "I'm just trying to stay in a nice place where you never know what will happen, or what can happen, what will happen. Now, I'm trying to keep myself in nice shape, and stay positive. Hopefully, we'll have a season.” Rose, 23, helped lead the Chicago Bulls to the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs last season. He was named the youngest-ever league MVP after averaging 25 points and 7.7 assists per game for Chicago last year.