CHICAGO -- Before Friday night's game, before he led the Bulls to their first win over the Los Angeles Lakers in four years, before he drove grown men to dance in their seats like giddy teenagers, before he wowed a national crowd with 29 and 9, Derrick Rose told reporters with a straight face that he's not a star.
"He did?" Joakim Noah said. "When he plays on the court, you really believe he thinks that?"
No, of course not.