Derrick Rose excited for Obama event

Updated: April 12, 2011, 1:14 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

NEW YORK -- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will attend a fundraiser Thursday night for President Obama.

The 22-year-old is excited to once again meet up with the president, a former Illinois senator from Chicago.

"I got a suit, picked out a suit [Monday]," he said before Tuesday morning's shootaround. "Me and my best friend [are going], so that's going to be an interesting night. [I'll] get some rest and hopefully it will be fun later on."

Rose has met ...

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