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Derrick Rose enjoys President's support

Updated: March 10, 2011, 4:57 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is hoping President Obama will attend a game if the Bulls make the NBA Finals this season.

"Hope so," Rose said Thursday. "He came to a game two years ago when we played Washington. Hopefully if we get to the Finals, he'll appear at a game."

Obama, a diehard Bulls fan and former Illinois state senator from Chicago, made headlines on Wednesday afternoon when he thanked the Boston Celtics for giving Chicago former ...

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