3. Derrick Rose, Simeon (Chicago), Class of 2007
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Rose is the latest Chicago product to become an NBA star. Rose, a McDonald's All-American, won two state championships at Simeon. He was voted Illinois Mr. Basketball in 2007. In his one year at Memphis, he lost in the national title game. He was drafted No. 1 overall by the Chicago Bulls in 2008 and became the youngest MVP in NBA history for the 2010-11 season. He has been selected to three All-Star Games.