Derrick Rose confirmed his jump to NBA stardom after being voted MVP of the season in 2011. The point guard emerged as a true irrepressible force of nature to become the youngest player in history to receive the award, with 22 years and 191 days back then.
Rose’s outsized talent brought back some nostalgic Michael Jordan nuances to Bulls fans who had been hungry for success since the final departure of His Airness and Phil Jackson in 1998.
Those of the Windy City collected 62 wins that season, one more than the San Antonio Spurs, to establish themselves as the best record in the entire NBA. The fate of that team pointed directly towards the Finals after easily beating the Atlanta Hawks and Indiana Pacers until they ran into the newly released Big Three of Miami.
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh rose as an insurmountable stumbling block for Englewood, although his self-confidence, his 27.1 points per game in the playoffs and his MVP were a very serious first warning. As well as the need for the Chicago board to tie its star. His youth was not a drag, but rather an incentive to put a five-year, $ 94.8 million renovation on the table. With luxury squires like Carlos Boozer, Joakim Noah, Luol Deng or Jimmy Butler, a newcomer from the draft, any other option was inconceivable.
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