• 15-AUG-2012

adidas and D Rose present The Return of D Rose Episode 1: "Belief"

adidas and D Rose debut the first official Episode of the D Rose Return: "Belief." View here and find full transcript below.

In his own words, D Rose shares his innermost thoughts leading up to last season's playoffs, through the injury and the start of recovery. From lying in the MRI machine after the game and bringing out the ball for the next game in front of his hometown, to awaiting surgery and accepting challenge of the return, Derrick shares his own point of view. His words are accompanied by exclusive footage of the days and weeks following the injury and surgery, and his first recovery workouts. "Belief" is inspired by Derrick's personal attitude to his return to the court to achieve his ultimate goal - to be great.

Fans across the world joined The Return of D Rose conversation last week, and some of the most inspiring comments are featured during the end credits of "Belief." adidas will continue to reward the most loyal to D Rose who join the conversation through the adidas Basketball Facebook Page and on Twitter with #TheReturn @adidasHoops.

Stay tuned for Episode 2.