15 Facts About Malik Rose


Malik Jabari Rose was born on November 23,1974 and is an American former professional basketball player.


Malik Rose graduated from Overbrook High School in Philadelphia, the same high school as Wilt Chamberlain.


At Drexel, Malik Rose averaged over 16 points and 12 rebounds per game throughout his four-year college career.


Malik Rose was a student teacher at Robert E Lamberton School and Albert M Greenfield Elementary.


Malik Rose was drafted in 1996 in the second round by the Charlotte Hornets.


Malik Rose is the second Drexel basketball player to participate in the NBA, following Michael Anderson.


Malik Rose was signed as a free agent by the San Antonio Spurs in 1997, and quickly became one of their more popular players due to his displays of hustle, defense, and skill despite being undersized.


Malik Rose was on the Spurs' NBA championship teams in 1999 and 2003.


On February 24,2005, Malik Rose was traded along with a pair of first-round draft picks to the New York Knicks for Nazr Mohammed and Jamison Brewer, much to the dismay of Spurs fans.


Malik Rose was named the color analyst for the NBA Development League team, the Austin Toros, who broadcast their games on television for the first time.


On December 20,2011, Malik Rose was hired as color commentator for the Philadelphia 76ers television broadcasts.


On November 15,2014, Malik Rose made his first appearance for NBA TV.


Malik Rose was named the G League's Basketball Executive of the Year in his only season with the organization.


In 2018, Malik Rose was hired as an assistant general manager within the Detroit Pistons' organization and left the BayHawks.


Malik Rose would be named Head of Basketball Operations for the NBA G-League on January 5,2022.