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Rose one of 27 picked for national team

Updated: February 11, 2010, 2:00 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- Last week, Derrick Rose made his first NBA All-Star team. On Wednesday, the Chicago Bulls star was announced as one of 27 players on the U.S. national team roster.

Rose, who averages 19.9 points and 5.9 assists, joins a roster highlighted by the likes of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant.

The players chosen Wednesday will be candidates for this summer's world championships and the 2012 Olympics in London.

Rose said before Wednesday's game against ...

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