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The Lakers made a strong push for Rose, but he would have been a backup in Los Angeles<p>After drawing interest from numerous teams, the free agency process came down to two teams for Derrick Rose: the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers.<p>On Monday, Rose decided to join the Cavaliers, as he …

Read more at CBS Sports: https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/report-derrick-rose-chose-cavs-because-of-potential-to-start-after-kyrie-irving-trade-request/