Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer
Anthony Morrow, who changed his number to 11 before Saturday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, acknowledged that Derrick Rose "has a strong, cult-like following. He's from [Chicago] so I get it." Via my colleague Ian Begley, Rose responded to the uproar caused fans on social media: "I respect it," Rose said. "I definitely respect it as an athlete, person. and for someone that I felt like I gave my all not only to that franchise and the city."