Derrick Rose First Tweet Ever For Olympians
Derrick Rose's recent comments to GQ about his celebrity have given people the wrong idea about him.
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose this morning started a Twitter account, and his first post is aimed at Olympians.
"I want to wish everyone @USAbasketball good luck today. Bring home the gold! Wish I could be out there with you all," tweeted Rose.
Up until now, Rose, who is coming back from a knee injury that ended his season in 2012, has kept a Facebook page but had not embraced Twitter. He let his nearly 6 million Facebook followers know about the account with a quick post on Sunday.
"What's up everyone? I've seen a lot of you ask me to start a Twitter account, so I decided to give it a try to let you all follow my journey back to the court. Make sure to check me out @drose"
It looks like a lot of people are checking @drose out, since his first tweet this morning he's already racked up thousands of followers.
Last month Rose reached out to his fans via YouTube
. He taped a message thanking them for their support and assuring them that he's ok.
Published at 10:38 AM CST on Aug 12, 2012