Derrick Rose signs with Minnesota Timberwolves

Derrick Rose has joined the Minnesota Timberwolves for the remainder of the NBA season

Rose appeared in only 16 games this season, and spent time away from the Cavs for personal reasons.

Can the former MVP help this young team with serious potential?

We may have predicted the demise of Derrick Rose's 2018 NBA Season a little too soon. When he tore his ACL in the 2012 NBA Playoffs, Chicago fans were heartbroken.

The Timberwolves reportedly expressed interest in the 29-year-old former MVP after the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Rose to the Utah Jazz as part of a three-team, six-player swap at the Trade Deadline in February.

The question is - how big of a factor will he be?

Thibodeau coached Rose during his time with the Chicago Bulls.

Rose had been a free agent since being waived by the Utah Jazz on February 10
Rose had been a free agent since being waived by the Utah Jazz on February 10

That disparity in effectiveness suggests Jones' role should be safe, but Thibodeau's well-documented affection for former players could mean Minnesota's rotation is due for a small shakeup in the weeks to come.

Rose has proven to be an effective scorer as well as an excellent floor general, making others around him better. He's joining a Timberwolves team bidding for its first postseason trip since 2004, and entered play Thursday holding the sixth seed in a very close Western Conference race - where four games separate the eight teams from third place to 10th.

The Timberwolves are signing Derrick Rose for the rest of the season, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports. I just want to have the opportunity to show I can still play'. I'm not here for stats or anything like that. I'm wholeheartedly invested, even though I just got here.

"We just thought he could help the team", Thibodeau said.

BTW - the Wolves are now 6th in the super-stacked Western Conference, so it's unlikely. but crazier things have happened.

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