NBA Megastar Derrick Rose to tour Australia for the first time. 25 – 27th August 2023

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Tickets on sale 9am, Monday 31 July 2023 at

24 Calibre has today announced NBA megastar Derrick Rose will be touring Australia for ‘Derrick Rose, Live’ this August across Sydney and Melbourne.

The NBA icon and MVP award winning player, Derrick Rose will appear at the International Convention Centre in Sydney on 25th August and the Timber Yard in Melbourne on 27th August as part of an exclusive speaking event series. Young budding basketball players will also be excited to hear Rose will be holding two basketball camps at Wolves Stadium in Sydney and MSAC in Melbourne.

Derrick Rose is widely regarded as one of the most electrifying players in NBA history. As a dynamic point guard, Rose’s skills, vision, and ability to create scoring opportunities are unparalleled. His tenacity on defense and calm demeanor in pressure situations make him an asset on and off the court.

In the 2008 NBA Draft, Derrick Rose was selected as the first overall pick by the Chicago Bulls. He made an immediate impact on the team and quickly became one of the league’s most exciting young talents. During his rookie season, Rose won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award.  Known for his explosive drives to the basket, acrobatic finishes, and impressive playmaking abilities.

Commenting on the upcoming tour, Derrick Rose said, “I can’t wait to get down under this August! This will be my first trip to Australian and I’m excited to run the training camps for the kids over there and talk with the fans at the speaking events”.

The beloved NBA star has a cult like following across the world including Australia, and that is a testament to his illustrious yet triumphant career. In these speaking events Rose will be speaking on tips for success, offering unplugged and uncensored conversations about his life, his setbacks with injuries and how he overcame them. The talks will be inspiring and incredibly insightful especially for basketball fans and players. The training camps will see Rose providing emerging ballers exclusive tips and drills that made him the player he is.

24 Calibre (24C) is an exciting new live entertainment company in Australia that is committed to bringing the highest level of talent to Australia. From high performing athletes to music superstars and inspirational talent that excel in their respective fields.

Louie Kortesis, CEO of 24 Calibre said “Derrick Rose is a hero to fans here in Australia and we can’t wait to bring smiles to their faces at these exclusive camps and speaking events. At 24C, we are bringing the highest calibre of talent down to Australia and Derrick Rose fits that bill perfectly.

The highly anticipated tour is proudly supported by Ball Magnets, a popular fitness and training app, created by top AFL players endorsed by Tom Mitchell and Pacifcast, a representing body for the Pasefika community providing commercial support & strategic guidance, who most recently sponsored the Samoan Rugby team in the World Cup.

Tickets for ‘Derrick Rose Live’ and the training camps will go on sale 9am Monday, 31 July 2023 via www.24CALIBRE.COM

Derrick Rose, Live

Melbourne – August 25th – The Timber Yard

Sydney – August 27th – ICC Sydney

Derrick Rose Training Camps

Melbourne – August 26th – MSAC

Sydney – August 27th – Sydney Wolves Stadium

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