“If anything, I’m just hurt for not only me, but the city of Chicago,” Rose said. “Knowing how big that game was, not only to me and the organization, but to the city and our fans all over. That’s a rivalry there. And you had your best player up there, had the opportunity to take the lead, and I didn’t come through. The only thing I can do is hope they can stay with me and stick with me. And I promise I won’t let them down again.”—
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Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls. He missed clutch free throws with 22.7 seconds left for the lead and a floater with 3.7 seconds in the clock to tie and send the game to overtime against the Miami Heat, January 29, 2012. Miami won 97-93.