From the Seattle Times: 'On nights like this, you wonder what all of the fuss surrounding Derrick Rose is about.
"The 6-foot-3 freshman point guard, considered perhaps the best men's college basketball player in the country, finished with five assists and four points as the Memphis Tigers strolled to an 84-63 victory against Arkansas State at FedExForum on Tuesday night.
"With a handful of NBA personnel in attendance, including Sonics general manager Sam Presti, Rose didn't show his amazing athleticism that's on display in a YouTube highlight clip, which is drawing raves from streetballers and NBA players.
"He didn't dominate, instead taking a backseat to sophomore guard Willie Kemp, who led the Tigers with 22 points, and junior wing Chris Douglas-Roberts, who added 16.
"If there's a negative to Rose's game, it's his mechanical jump shot and a quiet, low-key demeanor, which can be construed as nonchalance when he's on the floor ..." Read more about Rose and his NBA prospects.