“I have a lot of confidence in myself,” Rose began. “Thibs was just the coach that believed in me. He jumpstarted my career, and for that I’ll always be thankful. But to everybody that think that it’s gonna stop, kill yourself.”
Derrick Rose to people who believe he can't keep playing at his current level without Thibs — "Kill yourself”
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 7, 2019
Shortly after the interview finished, Rose took to Twitter to issue an apology.
I messed up by using the slang term “kill yourself” today in response to a question about whether I can continue to perform without coach Thibs. I did not mean it literally and regret using it so I apologize.
— Derrick Rose (@drose) January 7, 2019
Looks like his PR people got to him right away to fix this.
That’s not an expression I’ve ever heard.
That being said, with all his crazy injuries he’s suffered through, his punishment has been served.
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