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Rose: Im enjoying freedom I didnt have with Knicks

Rose: Im enjoying freedom I didnt have with Knicks
Published On: Thu, Oct 26
Jan 3, 2016; New York, NY, USA; Atlanta Hawks forward Kent Bazemore (24) drives against NewYork Knicks forward Derrick Williams (23) during the fourth quarter at Madison Square Garden. New York Knicks won 111-97. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

After one roller-coaster season with the dysfunctional, triangle-absorbed Knicks, point guard Derrick Rose is feeling comfortable in a brand new home.

Why exactly?

[With the Cavaliers], I get to do whatever I want, Rose said, before his teams 112-107 loss to the Nets on Wednesday night at Barclays Center, though he sat with a sprained left ankle. In New York, I couldnt. It was just simple. Thats why I made the transition.

The former MVP was referring partially to the limitations of Phil Jacksons triangle offense, which Rose criticized throughout his brief stint with the Knicks.

Under head coach Tyronn Lue, the Cavaliers system caters far better to Roses strengths.

There wasnt no freedom [with the Knicks], Rose told The Post. Here I got freedom.

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