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Report: Derrick Rose In Talks With Chicago Bulls

Derrick Rose is reportedly deciding between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers, but his former team the Chicago Bulls may also be involved.

Rose, a former MVP award winner, is looking to continue his career rehab after multiple injuries.

He was healthy for the New York Knicks last season, but was an odd fit in the triangle offense, and was clearly not the same player that he was during his best years. Rose played in 66 games—his second straight year of at least 60 appearances—and averaged 18 points per game on 47.1-percent shooting. His three point shooting was dreadful, though, at just 21.7-percent, a career low.

Earlier, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne tweeted that the Cavs and Lakers are the apparent finalists for Rose.

USA Today's Sam Amick says that the Bulls are also involved.

Rose last played for the Bulls in 2015-16, when he averaged 16.4 points per game. The team has dealt wing Jimmy Butler, and appears to be attempting a rebuild, which would make signing Rose seem counterintuitive but the franchise does need a point guard. However, if the Bulls are trying to start over, bringing back Rose doesn't seem to make a lot of sense, taking minutes from young guys like Kris Dunn and Jerian Grant.