Know About Derrick Rose; Wife, Son, Injury, Contract, Stats, Net Worth

Published Date: 21 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 21 Aug, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Despite the injury in the past Derrick Rose remains an explosive attacker a new team, the Detroit Pistons. The talented player has impressive stats in both college games and NBA, playing for numerous teams.

Derrick Rose is American professional basketball player currently playing for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was traded from the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Pistons in 2019.

Derrick Rose Bio; Parents, High School, Height

Derrick Martell Rose was born on 4 October 1988 as an elder of three children of Brenda Rose. His father was absent in his childhoos so he was raised by a mother along with three brothers Dwayne, Reggie and Allan Rose.

Rose pursued his high school education at Simeon Career Academy in on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. Afterward, he went to the University of Memphis to play college basketball. He stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters) and his listed weight is 190 lbs (86 kg).

His Career; NBA, Stats, Injury

While in the University, Derrick played college basketball for the University of Memphis Tigers from 2007 to 2008. He led the Tigers to the most wins in NCAA history (a 38–2 record), their first number 1 ranking in 25 years, and an appearance in the NCAA championship game.


Derrick Rose’s NBA career stats from 2008 to 2019 (Picture: Basketball Reference)

Rose was selected by the Chicago Bulls with the first overall pick in the 2008 draft. He played for the Pistons until 2016 and was traded to the New York Knicks. After playing for a season with the Knicks, he signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2017. However, in March 2019 Derrick was ruled out for the rest of the season with a right elbow injury. In July 2019, he signed with another NBA side, the Detroit Pistons.

Contract & Net Worth

In 2019, Derrick signed a 2 year contract with the Detroit Pistons worth $15,000,000. It includes $15,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $7,500,000.

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He will earn a base salary of $7,317,073, while carrying a cap hit of $7,317,073 and a dead cap value of $7,317,073 in 2019-20.

Who Is Derrick Rose’s Wife? Son

The 30-year-old is currently in a long term relationship with model wife Alaina Anderson. The couple has been together for several years. Alaina is a fitness model, who also runs a lifestyle blog.


Derrick Rose shares picture with his wife Alaina Anderson and kids in March 2019 (Picture: Derrick’s Instagram)

Derrick and Alaina are the parents of a daughter from their relationship. They welcomed a daughter named Layla Malibu Rose in March 2018. They are now expecting second child from their relationship. Moreover, Derrick has a son named Derrick Rose, Jr. (born 9 October 2012) with his former girlfriend Mieka Reese.

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Some Interesting Facts About Derrick Rose

  • Derrick became the youngest player to win the NBA Most Valuable Player Award at the age of 22 in 2011.
  • While in high school his friends and teachers used to call by the nickname ‘Mr. Basketball’.
  • Rose is afraid of spiders and needles. He even missed five minutes game in his freshman year as he was afraid of having to get stitches for an injury he during the game.
  • He represented the United States men’s national basketball teams that won gold medals at the 2010 and 2014 FIBA World Cup.
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