Derrick Rose on Kobe Bryant: “My work ethic is based on what I heard about Kobe”

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Derrick Rose talked to the media about Kobe Bryant and how he impacted his career. As it turns out, Kobe’s work ethic played an important part in how Rose approaches the game.

“My work ethic is based on what I heard about Kobe. Everything is modeled after him. It’s all from him.”

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This season, Rose is averaging 18.9 points and 5.9 assists per game for the Detroit Pistons.