Report: Derrick Rose Gets Beat Down Over Girl

There’s a very good reason why Memphis point guard Derrick Rose, potential no. 1 pick in the NBA Draft, didn’t come forward with a press conference to announce his leaving the NCAA after one year to jump to squillions of dollars in the pros: he got roughed up over a girl, according to Gary Parrish at CBS SPORTS:

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“Multiple sources close to the Memphis basketball and football programs have told CBSSports.com that Rose was recently involved in an altercation over a girl with Tiger football player Steven Black, an altercation that — how to phrase this? — didn’t go so well for Rose. Put another way, the possible No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft spent the early part of this week looking like a person who had just been in a scrap.”

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