ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski has learned that former NBA MVP Derrick Rose will meet with Pistons' management in the hopes of securing a two-year deal. Both sides are believed to be highly motivated to reach an agreement. Think of it this way: the Pistons' backcourt is in dire need of a warm body, any warm body - on the other hand, Detroit is one of the few franchises who'd willingly offered him a starting berth, let alone the keys to the offense. Bear in mind, Rose hasn't started for an NBA team in some time, and Reggie Jackson isn't just going to keel over in defeat. But with Jackson and Rose pushing each other for playing time, there's a reason to believe, the team's "accountability" would increase tenfold with him on the payroll.
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After successive redshirt seasons, Derrick Rose finally re-emerged as a ble NBA player with the Minnesota Timberwolves last season. Although he only started 13 games for the franchise, Rose's professionalism was counted upon in the wake of Jimmy Butler's calamitous exit. Rose's play even landed him a few votes for NBA silverware, which he ultimately fell short of garnering. The 2019-2020 season will be Rose's 11th in the league if you count the years spent toiling in the infirmary. With 3 All-Star berths to his credit, an MVP award, and career averages of 18.8 points and 5.6 assists - Derrick Rose is never one to wait by the phone in a cross-legged position.
Okeechobee Residents Fight To Keep 2020 Festival From Overlapping With Local Events
According to various sources close with the situation, Okeechobee Music Festival has been bought by Insomniac Events and will return in 2020 to Florida. This is cause for celebration for many dedicated festival-goers who fell in love with the event; unfortunately, not everyone is equally ecstatic.
The Okeechobee County Cattlemen’s Association has called upon its members to attend the Okeechobee Board of County Commissioner’s meeting tomorrow, Thursday, June 27. According to OCCA, Insomniac will attempt to petition BOCC to allow them to hold their event the same weekend as the Speckled Perch Festival and our Spring PRCA Rodeo, which has been held “on the 2nd weekend [in March] for over 50 years.”
OCCA is not looking to cancel the festival, only ensure that it doesn’t interfere with their previously scheduled event. Many Okeechobee Festival goers flooded the comments in support.
“We don’t want to ruin your rodeo and festival either so we’d be happy to see all the events coordinated to separate weekends,” one person said.
“As an avid attendee of Okeechobee music festival I would like the people of the town to know that we are not your enemy,” said another. “I hope the festival organizers can see the importance of this and everyone can come to an agreement.”
“As a festival goer I do not want to interfere with y’all’s big events of the year. I hope we can all work this out together,” yet another said.
The meeting is scheduled for tomorrow morning at 10am local time.