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Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Another winning milestone for Rose

By Michael Wilbon

CHICAGO -- It's not a long resume Derrick Rose has put together, but it's pretty darn impressive: Back-to-back state high school championships, a trip to the Final Four in his only year in college.

But Rose, as is his nature, was concerned primarily about what was missing from that resume, which is to say a playoff series victory. There were two failed closeout chances, one against the Boston Celtics two years ago as a rookie and the second just Saturday in Indianapolis. Patience is no virtue for a kid who wants to win a championship, and Rose was starting to long for the old days when he was 17, 18, 19 years old.

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