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“I’m able to control my body a little bit more, use my speed, being smarter with my speed instead of just being wild out there,” (Derrick) Rose said. “I’m a smarter player … a totally different player, but it comes with experience.”

At only 25, Rose has youth on his side as he tries to regain the MVP form that the cruel twists of torque and explosiveness have stolen from him for almost two full seasons. He also has an unshakeable confidence and a certain maturity that could only come from walking in his shoes.

“I think when I came back last time, I wanted it too bad,” Rose said. “I was trying to work the game and this time around, I’m just trying to let the game come to me – of course be aggressive, but at the same time, have control of the game and be smarter.”

via Ken Berger of CBSSports

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