MJ congratulates Rose for All-Star berth

Updated: January 28, 2010, 10:43 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

The last player to represent the Chicago Bulls in the NBA All-Star Game offered his congratulations Thursday to Derrick Rose, who was selected by coaches to be a reserve on the Eastern Conference squad.

"I'm very happy for him," Michael Jordan told ESPNChicago.com via text. "The Bulls deserve an All-Star. [Rose] is a very special player."

When asked about Jordan's remarks during a teleconference, Rose said with a smile, "I wish I could have recorded that conversation."

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