Derrick Rose May Not Want to Recruit for the Bulls, But Kyle Long Will


Dec 22, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long (75) along the sidelines prior to playing the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles defeated the Bears 54-11. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

As the Free Agency period opens for the NBA, a lot has been made of Derrick Rose’s stance that he’s not going to recruit free agents to join him and the Chicago Bulls:

"Rose told Yahoo Sports on Sunday that he doesn’t plan to recruit Anthony – or any free agent, for that matter – even though he likes Anthony’s game and thinks they can play alongside each other.Rose’s reason is simple: He said it’s “not my job.”“My thing is if they want to come, they can come,” Rose said."

Apparently Rose believes his job description is to wear suits on the sidelines and not play basketball, so let’s forget what he thinks his job is.

Another guard in Chicago is ready to blitz free agents and has set his sights a little higher than just getting Carmelo Anthony.  Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long had this suggestion for the Bulls:

But that wasn’t all from Long.  He made his pitch directly to Lebron:

Let’s hope Long’s pitch can make up for Rose’s ridiculous position on getting some help for the Bulls.  It sure would be nice to get a couple of championship parades going – Bears and Bulls.