Derrick Rose to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers?

Derrick Rose and his agent could meet with the Bulls this weekend, according to Sam Amick of USA Today.

In addition to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Derrick Rose also recently spoke with the LA Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks about a potential landing spot earlier this week.

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The former MVP might be on his way to Cleveland. Other teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers, are interested in him. While the current free agency period is well underway, it appears as though the Cavaliers are still attempting to bring in a veteran presence to back up starting point guard Kyrie Irving. The Cavaliers would have to pay about $12 million in taxes on the roughly $2.1 million deal.

Rose reportedly "just wants to play ball", according to ESPN's Chris Haynes, making this a race for the team that can define the best role for the former MVP moving forward. But since then, his career has been plagued by injuries. He averaged 18 points, 3.8 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game previous year. He averaged 25 points per game and almost 8 assists per contest. But Cleveland has much more incentive to set a hard line. Apart from re-signing their own, the only outside moves that the Cavs have made is inking Jose Calderon and Jeff Green.

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Rose, 28, is one of the top remaining free agents on the open market.

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