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Rose embraces being face of Bulls

Updated: July 20, 2010, 9:08 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

LAS VEGAS -- Derrick Rose texted LeBron James and talked to Chris Bosh about coming to Chicago, but in the end, the face of the Bulls franchise remains a 21-year-old point guard whose confidence in himself and his team was not shaken by any free-agent snub.

"I want to be that guy," Rose said Tuesday in an interview with ESPNChicago.com before the start of Team USA's training camp. "I want to be the reason why the Bulls are back to what they were [during the Michael Jordan era]."

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