More money, no problem for Rose

The Bulls' Chicago-grown superstar won't let riches impact his hunger to win

Updated: December 27, 2011, 1:05 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Derrick Rose said it best. If money would have changed him, it would've done so by now. He's already rich and famous. He's the MVP of the National Basketball Association, a commercial star and the favorite son of his hometown.

He could be the biggest jerk this town has seen, but he's just not. It's not an act.

Ask his teammates, ask his coaches, ask his bosses at adidas. Ask the ballboys at the United Center. Last season, an assistant coach asked ...

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