Lakers to meet with Derrick Rose on Thursday

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One big story for the day is that free agent #Derrick Rose is discussing signing a one year deal with the #Cleveland Cavaliers. Neither of which would move the dial much, especially not against competition like the Golden State Warriors.

UPDATE: Shortly after the Amick tweet, The Athletic's Sean Highkin reports that the Bulls have no interest in bringing back Rose. The deal would put Rose as Kyrie Irving's backup and place him alongside four-time MVP and three-time National Basketball Association champion LeBron James.

Rose met with several teams, including the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers, according to ESPN, but he has recently picked up steam in discussion with the Cavaliers.

Despite the solid numbers last season, drama once again found its way to Rose.

Chicago traded the former MVP to the New York Knicks in June of 2016.

Rose has averaged 19.5 points and 6.0 assists since being drafted first overall by Chicago in 2008. While he's nowhere near the caliber of player he once was, he certainly has shown he can still contribute quite a bit to a team such as the Cavaliers. Rose shot 47.1 percent, which was his best shooting percentage since his 2009-10 sophomore campaign with the Bulls. Rose played in 64 games for the Knicks previous year. During the 2012 playoffs, Rose tore his ACL, beginning a string of subsequent knee injuries that would limit him for years to come.

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