Cleveland Cavaliers In Talks To Sign Derrick Rose To 1-Year Deal

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One of the biggest names still out there is Derrick Rose, who reportedly is in serious talks to join the Cleveland Cavaliers. Still, the team ultimately fell to the star power of the Golden State Warriors, 4-1 in the 2017 NBA Finals.

The Cleveland Cavaliers might be on the verge of landing a new bench piece.

Rose, the former NBA Most Valuable Player in 2011 for the Chicago Bulls, had struggled in the recent years due to significant injuries and off-court troubles.

The Cavaliers signed free agent Jose Calderon last month as a backup to All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving.

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A native of Bakersfield, Calif., Cotton-Moya led the team with three takeaways and tied for the team lead with two interceptions. And on the defensive side, I sided with Oklahoma linebacker Ogbonnia Okoronkwo over Kansas defensive end Dorance Armstrong .

Rose also average a career-high 10.1 points per game in the paint last season, which tied for second among National Basketball Association guards behind Toronto's DeMar DeRozan (10.3). His stats weren't terrible in his one season in NY, but he played very poorly defensively and struggled to shoot the ball for most of the season.

Even though Rose averaged 18.0 points per game last season, the Lakers would likely be best to avoid him. Rose shot a respectable 47 percent from the field, his highest mark since the 2009-10 season.

On April 2, he was ruled out for the season with the Knicks due to torn meniscus cartilage in his left knee. Perhaps the biggest issue for this hypothetical pairing, if it comes to fruition, is the fact that Rose is a awful three-point shooter historically.

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