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Lost in today's NBA is the art of passing. Although Derrick Rose doesn't have a distributing problem, he does have a passing problem.
In 2011-12, Rose finished the regular season with an assist/turnover ratio of 2.58, ranking him 18th among all NBA point guards despite averaging the eighth-most assists of any point guard. Sloppy passes and bad decision making cost Rose in this case.
Only seven point guards averaged more turnovers per game last season than Rose, who turned the ball over slightly more than three times per night.
The key for Rose to improve his passing is like with anything else: practice. He needs to incorporate passing fundamentals into his game during rehab, practicing chest and bounce passes as if he were just learning the game for the first time.
The league's two best passers, Steve Nash and Rajon Rondo, are both wizards when it comes to utilizing angles and delivering the ball where their teammates can do the most with it. If nothing else, Rose can watch plenty of tape on those two guys and take a significant page out of their books.