Never give up and stay Persistent
Cause and Effect
Derrick Rose grew up in one of the worst neighborhoods in chicago, Inglewood. He lived in poverty in his early life and his mom had to take care of him and his 3 brothers alone. Struggling like this Rose knew he did not want to live this way later on. Therefore he would go outside nearly everyday and play basketball at the near by park he knew basketball was his way out of poverty. His dad left his mom and his brothers and they had a hard time making money. This had a big effect on not only Rose but the family. Derricks older brothers had to play the father role early on and take care of their little brother. They picked him up from school they made sure they knew everywhere he was going and they kept him safe. Derrick's mom Brenda had to work extra hours every day to provide for her family. As Rose got older he would put in more work to his game. He went to Simeon High School and had a very good High school career. All his hard work and persistence to fight through losing his dad, living in poverty and more had a great effect on his life later on as he was drafted to the chicago bulls. He played lots of great seasons with the Chicago Bulls and really stepped up his game and led them deep in the playoffs in the 2011-12 season. For Derricks outstanding play he was named 2011-2012 mvp the youngest mvp in Nba history. Overall Derrick fought his way past poverty and many conflicts in his way and stayed persistent no matter what.
Jimmy butler overcame many obstacles in his life he stayed positive and was able to become successful. Butler was born September 14 1989 in a very poor town in Texas. He faced so many struggles early on in his life. His mom kicked him out of the house when he was 13 because she did not like the way he looked. He lived with a nearby good friend for the rest of his childhood. He was often made fun of at school, he was called ugly most people didn't believe he had the potential for anything. No matter how many people put him down he stayed persistent. Butler's ability to stay persistent helped him out tremoundly in his life. It gave him confidence to stick up for himself and perform well in basketball. He did not have a father most of his life, his dad left him at a very young age. No one ever thought Butler would be where he is now but he persevered through all his hardships and is playing for the Chicago Bulls.