President Barack Obama Left a Message for Derrick Rose on Twitter

President Barack Obama Left a Message for Derrick Rose on TwitterImage via USA TODAY Sports

Last night, Derrick Rose made his debut after spending an entire season on the bench, nursing a torn ACL in his left knee. Whether you are a basketball or D-Rose fan, you had to be excited to see the 25-year-old point guard back out on that court in an official NBA game. And guess what, the President of the United States, Barack Obama, feels the exact same way. So much so that he went on Twitter to give Rose the following message:

How awesome is that? Not only did Obama welcome Rose back, but the former U.S. Senator from Illinois gave Bulls Nation a shoutout, too! Maybe that's why Rose didn't play so well last night against the Miami Heat (12 points on 4/15 shooting). D-Rose was probably still too hype about B.O.'s tweet.     

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