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Derrick Rose: Worlds will be 'different'

Updated: August 16, 2010, 4:48 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- LeBron James and his teammates boasted of bringing an "us against the world" mentality to the Olympics two years ago.

It wasn't necessary.

Where they were going, people cheered U.S. players.

That was in China, playing before fans who adored the NBA superstars that led the Americans to the gold medal. The crowds were just as accommodating in 2006 in Japan.

"In Asia, those two summers, the world championships and the Olympics, we were greeted warmly," U.S. ...

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