Coach K put out the challenge to D-Rose for today’s FIBA World Cup quarterfinal against Slovenia saying “I’d like to see Rose go off.”
Don’t know if you can really classify Rose’s performance as going off… but it was certainly an improvement with him shooting 6-10 (hey better than 50%!) and scoring 12 points along with 5 assists.
Then again, this game was against Slovenia — it’s the equivalent of D-Rose scoring 12 points if the Bulls were to play Drake University. Look at this team — White Lighting in a bottle: