Bucher: I'd take Derrick Rose over LeBron James

Bucher: I'd take Derrick Rose over LeBron James
October 15, 2013, 3:45 pm
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Mark Strotman

Two preseason games have showed that Derrick Rose is slowly inching his way back to pre-injury form. And Ric Bucher apparently believes Rose is in for a big season.

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The NBA analyst, who today announced he will begin writing for Bleacher Report, said today on his Twitter account that Rose is better than LeBron James.

Bucher was answering questions on his Twitter account, and noted that James, a four-time NBA MVP and back-to-back NBA champion, has "come a long way" but that he'd still take Rose.

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The bold statement can be compared early in the season, as Rose and the Bulls travel to Miami to take on James in the NBA season opener on Oct. 29.