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Derrick Rose: I'm more explosive now

Updated: October 17, 2013, 1:15 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Derrick Rose issued the kind of warning after Wednesday night's preseason win against the Detroit Pistons that is sure to make players and coaches around the NBA take notice.

"I think I'm way more explosive now," Rose said after scoring 22 points in 22 minutes. "Like getting to the rim. I think I can take contact a little bit better. And as far as jumping-wise, I think I can jump even higher. They tested my vertical -- I increased it by 5 inches. I just didn't show it ...

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