Knicks acquire Derrick Rose from Bulls for 3 players

Derrick Rose
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2015, file photo, Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose sits down for an NBA basketball media day news conference in Chicago. The Bulls say the 2011 MVP point guard sustained a left orbital fracture Tuesday, Sept. 29, during the first day of practices. Rose is scheduled for surgery on Wednesday, and a timetable for his return will be determined after the operation. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Knicks have acquired former NBA MVP Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls.

The Knicks sent center Robin Lopez and guards Jose Calderon and Jerian Grant to Chicago in the deal that was completed Wednesday. New York also received guard Justin Holiday and a 2017 second-round pick.

The Knicks have been seeking a point guard and Rose was one of the NBA’s best before multiple knee injuries slowed the former No. 1 pick’s career. He played in 66 games last season, his most in five years, and averaged 16.4 points.

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