Arrived at the end of his contract with the Knicks, Derrick Rose finally decided to stay within the New York franchise. A contract which should cover the next three seasons, according to information from ESPN.
Derrick Rose and the New York Knicks, the story is not over yet. After a first stint in the “Big Apple” franchise during the 2016-2017 season, the Chicago native made his return last February as part of an exchange with the Detroit Pistons. However, his contract had expired at the end of the 2020-2021 season., which the Knicks had concluded in the first round of the play-offs with a loss in five games to the Atlanta Hawks. “Free agent”, Derrick Rose had the opportunity to monetize his talent but he ultimately opted for stability and again committed to the New York franchise. While the Knicks, like many NBA teams, have declined to disclose contract details, “D-Rose” would be committed for the next three seasons which would be valued at $ 43 million (36.7 million euros) according to channel information ESPN.
After a season concluded with 14.9 points and 4.2 assists on average per game in the 35 meetings in which he took part, Derrick Rose was an important part of the successful season of the franchise installed at Madison Square Garden. ” Derrick’s arrival last season has played a major role in the success of our team and in the culture we have instilled., said Leon Rose, president of the New York Knicks, in the press release formalizing the extension of the 32-year-old leader’s contract. He continues to be a great player and teammate and is an extension of coach Tom Thibodeau on the pitch. We look forward to him being a key part of our team going forward. “A contract extension that comes as the Knicks take advantage of the transfer market to strengthen their workforce, including the signing of leader Kemba Walker or tricolor international back Evan Fournier.