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Basketball world goes crazy as Derrick Rose drops 50 points

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We certainly don’t blame you for not realizing former NBA MVP Derrick Rose was still hooping it up in the Association. A backup for the Minnesota Timberwolves, injuries have derailed the former Chicago Bulls’ first-round pick’s career.

But it sure looks like Rose is in the midst of revitalizing his career. Just ask the Utah Jazz, who saw the veteran drop a career-high 50 points en route to leading Minnesota to a surprising win on Halloween.

It’s only the third time in his career that Rose has reached the 40-point plateau and the first time since March of 2011.

Needles to say, Rose’s turn-back-the-clock performance had sports fans and other NBA stars the world over pretty darn surprised.