JuJu wins Halloween. 

By Dan Gartland
November 01, 2018

JuJu Smith-Schuster wins Halloween

Plenty of athletes had a grand old time on Halloween but I don’t think anyone had as much fun as Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster. 

JuJu put on his full black and gold home uniform and went door to door with some very lucky kids. 

Later, JuJu swapped out the helmet for a Michael Myers mask and ran down a busy street handing out candy through people’s windows. 

He closed out his night by ditching the costume and heading to a party, where he hung out right in the middle of the dance floor. 

Derrick rose from the dead on Halloween

Derrick Rose scored 50 points in Minnesota’s win over the Jazz last night, a career high and only his second game with 30 or more points since 2016. He also dished out this slick assist.

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After the game, Rose was in tears as he walked off the court.

On the one hand, it’s nice to see Rose, whose career was essentially destroyed by injuries, succeed at this point in his career. But at the same time, it’s an incredibly fraught situation because he’s also coming back from a very serious rape allegation

Spencer Dinwiddie was inspired by a meme

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 25 off the bench for the Nets against his former team, the Pistons, and won the game with this gutsy shot in overtime.

After the game, Dinwiddie explained that he was inspired to take the shot by the “evil Kermit” meme.

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