Derrick Rose says loss was his fault

January, 29, 2012
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Friedell By Nick Friedell
ESPNChicago.com
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MIAMI -- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose took responsibility for his team's 97-93 loss to the Miami Heat on Sunday afternoon. Rose missed two crucial free throws with 22.7 seconds left that would have given the Bulls the lead late in the game.

"This is so unreal right now," an emotional Rose said. "Knowing that I had the chance to change the game and this time it didn't work out. I know my will to win is still very high, but I guarantee the next time those shots are going down."

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Nick Friedell is the Chicago Bulls beat reporter for ESPN Chicago. Friedell is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and joined ESPNChicago.com for its launch in April 2009.

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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Jimmy Butler
PTS AST STL MIN
21.6 3.4 1.5 40.1
OTHER LEADERS
ReboundsP. Gasol 11.5
AssistsD. Rose 5.0
StealsJ. Butler 1.5
BlocksP. Gasol 2.0