Chance to star on bigger court

September, 25, 2012
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Greenberg By Jon Greenberg
ESPNChicago.com
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CHICAGO -- Derrick Rose's road back from knee surgery is being documented by adidas in the web-only video series titled "The Return."

It is both a rare inside look into the life of an athlete when he's not on top of the world, and, if you're the cynical sort, a clever, hashtag-friendly marketing plan to promote the Rose brand.

After a clip from "The Return" played during a question-and-answer session with Rose and adidas vice president of global basketball Lawrence Norman at his shoe launch event last Thursday, something real happened:

Rose started crying on stage.

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Jon Greenberg

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Jon Greenberg is a columnist for ESPNChicago.com. He has lived and worked in Chicago since 2003, and is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of Chicago.

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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Derrick Rose
PTS AST STL MIN
15.9 4.3 0.5 31.1
OTHER LEADERS
ReboundsJ. Noah 11.3
AssistsJ. Noah 5.4
StealsJ. Butler 1.9
BlocksJ. Noah 1.5