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Derrick Rose Made NBA History In Suns-Grizzlies Game

Derrick Rose moved up on the NBA's all-time scoring list during Friday's game.

On Friday evening, the Memphis Grizzlies hosted the Phoenix Suns in Tennessee. 

They lost the game by a score of 110-89, and All-Star guard Devin Booker had a game-high 40 points. 

Despite the loss, Derrick Rose had a good game for the Grizzlies, putting up 17 points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal while shooting 8/9 from the field and 1/1 from the three-point range in 22 minutes of playing time. 

During the game, the former MVP also made NBA history by moving up on the all-time scoring list.   

Rose came into the evening with 12,430 career points and he has now moved ahead of Caron Butler (12,430) for 252nd on the list. 

Following Butler, the next player for Rose to pass will be Joe Barry Carroll (12,455). 

Rose has played in seven games so far this season, and he is averaging 9.3 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists per contest while shooting 45.3% from the field and 57.1% from the three-point range.

This is his 15th season in the NBA (and first with the Grizzlies).

In addition to Memphis, the three-time All-Star has also played with the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks (twice), Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves. 

As for the Grizzlies, they are 3-12 in their first 15 games, which has them as the 14th seed in the Western Conference. 

They are in the middle of a three-game losing streak and will play their next game against the Minnesota Timberwolves (at home) on Sunday evening.