Derrick Rose Makes NBA History In Suns-Grizzlies Matchup

Photo: Instagram/Derrick Rose

In a face-off between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Phoenix Suns on Friday evening, Derrick Rose showcased his prowess, making a mark in NBA history. 

Despite the Grizzlies falling short with a 110-89 score, Rose had a standout performance, contributing 17 points, two rebounds, one assist, and one steal in just 22 minutes of play.

Notably, Rose ascended on the NBA's all-time scoring list during the game, surpassing Caron Butler with a career total of 12,430 points.

Photo: Instagram/Derrick Rose

Now ranked 252nd, Rose sets his sights on overtaking Joe Barry Carroll, currently at 12,455 points.

In his 15th NBA season and first with the Grizzlies, Rose maintains a solid performance, averaging 9.3 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game. 

His shooting accuracy stands at an impressive 45.3% from the field and 57.1% from beyond the arc.

The Grizzlies, currently at a 3-12 record, find themselves in the 14th seed in the Western Conference. 

Amid a three-game losing streak, they gear up for their next challenge against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday evening at home.

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Source: Sports Illustrated


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