Derrick Rose was excused by the judge from attending the jury selection so that he could play Tuesday, but said he plans to fly to L.A. after the game.
“Go (Wednesday). After that, probably get prepped a little bit more,” Rose said. “It’s a part of the system.”
Derrick Rose will begin trial in a $21 million rape lawsuit Tuesday, the same day the New York Knicks’ preseason begins. It’s unclear whether Rose will be in court or with his new team.
Rose and two friends are accused of gang raping an incapacitated woman he once dated. Jury selection in the case begins Tuesday.
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