This was not your father's or brother's Team USA. Heck, it was not even our generation's Dream Team. Despite the lack of major stars like LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, among others, Team USA showed the world it can win without its best at the 2010 World Championships.
The floor general of that gold medal winning team was Derrick Rose, who continued to take the next step in his maturation process in the NBA.
This was the first long look at Rose in a world spotlight, and he had his moments in the brightest of lights, and some glaring spots. Here are some things to remember about D-Rose that we may not have known, or known as well before.