Rose 'chases greatness' with a passion for winning

Originally Published: June 20, 2008
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Derrick Rose has cried after losing an AAU game. Not just once, but multiple times.

An AAU game? Are you serious? There's usually another game in a few hours, and no one pays much attention to an AAU team's win-loss record.

But once John Calipari saw Rose tear up after an AAU loss, the Memphis coach knew right then that Rose was a player he wanted.

"What turned it for me was when I saw him cry after an AAU loss and the ...

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