Friday , Jun , 20 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Derrick Rose to Work out Only in Chicago?

Derrick Rose is capable of many things. Historically, guile has not been one of them.

So when the ex-Simeon and Memphis star suggested Thursday that his workout with the Bulls might be his only workout before the NBA draft, thus bypassing a stop with the No. 2 pick-holding Miami Heat, it could not be dismissed as typical predraft posturing.

After all, the understated Rose is about as prone to deception as a cloistered nun.

"I don’t think so," Rose said when asked if he would head to Miami. "I’ll have to ask [agent B.J. Armstrong] or someone about it, but all I know now is that I’m here. [Chicago Tribune]