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Derrick Rose Gives Back

Earlier this week Rose agreed to become a spokesman for AT&T's

By Daryl Hawks
|  Thursday, Mar 24, 2011  |  Updated 5:45 PM CDT
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Derrick Rose Gives Back

Nolen James

Derrick Rose wants his close up.

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Derrick Rose is embracing his role as a sports superstar and both on the court and off.

For his latest act, Rose has agreed to donate $1000 for each point he scores against the Memphis Grizzlies Friday night to Japan Tsunami relief, NBCChicago has learned.

The humble star has been all about setting a good example off the court lately.

Earlier this week he agreed to become the face of AT&T's campaign against texting while driving.

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