- He's not happy with what Adidas is offering, and he's yanking their chain a little bit in the hopes of landing a better package.
- He's yanking Illinois' chain just to be evil.
- He doesn't want to play in Jackass Gordon's shadow at Indiana.
- He's genuinely interested in attending Illinois.
Monday, October 30, 2006
Derrick Rose back in the picture
Hotshot point guard out the Chicago Public League is back in the picture for the Illini after narrowing his list to five Adidas schools about a month ago, trimming the Nike aligned Illini in the process. All of the sudden, the door is back open, with Rose's list consisting of Illinois alongside previous destinations Indiana and Memphis. He was at a pre-season scrimmage and practice over the weekend. What's it mean? Who knows. I'm not getting my hopes up. Four pieces of speculation come to mind: