Derrick Rose Has A Message For His Doubters: "Kill Yourself"


Derrick Rose does not have any issues about his recreation falling off now that coach Tom Thibodeau has been fired. And anyone who thinks Rose’s resurgence will come to a halt with out Thibs can kill themselves. His phrases, not mine.

Speaking with reporters at the moment, the veteran level guard mentioned (H/T Chris Hines):

“I’ve loads of confidence in myself. Thibs was simply the coach that believed in me. He jump-started my profession once more and for that I will at all times be grateful, however for everyone that assume that it may cease, kill your self.”

He added, “Like I mentioned, for everyone that assume I am not going to play the identical manner, kill your self, as a result of I imagine in myself.”

The Timberwolves fired Thibodeau on Sunday, following the crew’s 22-point victory in opposition to the Los Angeles Lakers. To date, the Timberwolves are 19-21, which is 11th greatest within the Western Conference.

Rose, 30, is at present averaging 18.9 factors per recreation this season and is among the many main All-Star vote-getters. After the primary return of fan votes final week, D-Rose ranked sixth, trailing solely LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kyrie Irving, Steph Curry and Kawhi Leonard.