Don't count on Rose being patient

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The great ones are almost always precocious. They reveal themselves early. Of all the things he does well, you know what Derrick Rose's greatest attribute might be: impatience.

At age 22, the one thing it appears Rose has is time. His window of opportunity is barely open.

Even so, don't dare expect Rose to wait his turn. He's got somewhere to be, like a winner's circle, and step on it.

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