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Derrick Rose poised to take next step

Bulls guard displaying confidence, personality of a superstar

Updated: September 28, 2010, 1:38 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Derrick Rose turns 22 next week. You forget how young he is sometimes. But the third-year point guard carries with him a heavy burden.

Call it Kevin Durant Syndrome.

Can Rose stay humble and likable, and guy-next-door-nice, while still developing to become one of the best players in the NBA? Can he be as ruthless on the court as Kobe Bryant, as imposing as LeBron James?

Just how do you balance humility and ego? Can Rose be the heir to the Air, without loading ...

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