NBA Trade Rumors: Derrick Rose To Join Russell Westbrook In OKC Thunder? Knicks Trading Player Due To Rape Case?

By Mike Mitchell, Parent Herald October 19, 07:31 pm
According to reports, New York Knicks are trading Derrick Rose to Oklahoma City Thunder due to his rape case.
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Derrick Rose is one of the most controversial NBA player this offseason. The NBA star is facing a rape case, which prompts Chicago Bulls to trade him to New York Knicks. However, reports have it that due to the same reason, Knicks is moving Derrick Rose to Oklahoma City Thunder.

Derrick Rose is one of the most talented NBA players today. The three-time NBA All-Star is great at what he does but his personal life is tainted with an alleged rape scandal.

Chicago Bulls was reportedly relieved that they don't have to deal with Derrick Rose's rape case, which might hinder the player's performance this NBA season. This was possible, thanks to New York Knicks who gave Derrick Rose another chance to start afresh.

In fact, in one interview, Derrick Rose was very thankful to New York Knicks. He feels that there is more love in his new team. So, how could Knicks trade him?

Per Sports Rageous, New York Knicks is trading Derrick Rose and Kristaps Porzingis to OKC Thunder for Russell Westbrook. So, there is no Westbrook-Rose tandem if the trade continues. Meanwhile, reports are rife that this is due to Rose's rape case.

Fox Sports also stressed that New York Knicks should get rid of their controversial point guard Derrick Rose. Some NBA enthusiasts also believe that Brandon Jennings is a better point guard than Derrick Rose.

Well, it seems that this report is unlikely true. According to Los Angeles Times, the jury has decided and they favor Derrick Rose and his friends. There was no rape. Thus, Derrick Rose's rape case should not matter anymore to New York Knicks especially now that Rose is already cleared.

It seems unreasonable for New York Knicks to give up Derrick Rose now that his rape case is already cleared. So, NBA fans should take this NBA trade rumors with a grain of salt. It looks like Derrick Rose will still stay with Knicks.

Are you happy that Derrick Rose's rape case has been cleared? Do you believe that New York Knicks will trade him to OKC Thunder? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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