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The evolution of Derrick Rose

Bulls superstar's newfound killer instinct gives fans plenty of excitement

Updated: March 25, 2011, 9:33 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

Just when we think we really know Derrick Rose, he reveals a few additional layers of motivation that more closely resemble the swagger we're now seeing on the court than the politeness he has consistently shown off it.

That killer instinct he flashed most recently in the Bulls' blowout victory over Atlanta to atone for a loss to the Hawks earlier this month? Get ready for the NBA's leading MVP candidate to employ the same mindset to get past the first round of the playoffs for the ...

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