MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – After Derrick Rose scored a career-high 50 points in a Halloween night game against the Utah Jazz, he broke down in the post-game interview.
Overcome with emotion, the former MVP said he “worked his a– off” to perform at that elite level and recover from multiple knee surgeries.READ MORE: Burnsville Police Seek Public's Help Locating Missing Man
Everyone at Target Center knew it was a powerful moment, and the NBA agreed. On Monday night, Rose won the NBA Moment of the Year Award.READ MORE: Man Taken Into Custody After Shooting, Standoff With Duluth Police
Following the October game, in which Rose carried the wolves to a 128-125 victory over Utah, stars around the league, such as LeBron James and Stephen Curry, paid tribute to Rose.MORE NEWS: Wisconsin's New COVID Cases Top 1,000 For 1st Time In Months
Rose was the league MVP in 2011, when he played for the Chicago Bulls. He is an NBA free agent this offseason.