Guard 6-3 / 188 cms 170 lbs / 77 kgs
Second Baptist School 12
Named to the 2010 USA Youth Olympic Games Team, but withdrew due to school conflicts..
Participated in the USA Men's Developmenal National Team's training, June 18-20, 2010, in San Antonio, Texas.
Named to the 2009 USA Basketball Mens U16 National Team on June 9, 2009.
Averaged 3.0 ppg. and 1.4 rpg. in 7.6 mpg. to help the USA to a 5-0 record and gold medal in the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship June 17-21 in Mendoza, Argentina. The finish earned the USA its berth into the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship.
Named to the 2009-10 USA Basketball Mens Developmental National Team on May 28, 2009.
Lists Kansas, Kentucky, Arizona, LSU, New Mexico, Texas A&M and Virginia among his college choices.
Named to ESPN Rises 2010 Underclass All-America team and Texas 4A All-State and All-District first teams.
Named a 2010 Texas 4A state tournament All-Tournament team member.
Named 2009 All-Texas Class 4A first team.
Named 2009 All-District 4 first team.
High School Notes
Attends Second Baptist School (Texas), where he helped lead his team as a sophomore in 2009-10 to a 31-5 record and a state championship game appearance, averaging 17 ppg, 9.0 apg and 7.0 rpg.
Helped lead his team as a freshman in 2008-09 to a 30-7 overall record, including a perfect 13-0 home slate, while advancing to the state tournament regional finals.
Posted single-game bests of 51 points versus Pershing, 21 assists versus Austin Westlake and 12 rebounds verrsus Lake Travis.
Helped his AAU Houston Jaguars to 2004 and 2005 AAU national titles and the Texas Ambassadors to runner-up finishes in 2006 and 2007.
The Personal Scoop
Born Lynden Rose on Dec. 11, 1993, in Houston, Texas.
Son of Marilyn and Lynden Rose; has one brother, Lynnard (10) and one sister, Madelyn (17).
Father and uncle, Cecile Rose, played basketball at Houston and both were selected in the NBA draft: Cecile in 78 by the New Jersey Nets and Lynden went No. 6 in 82 by the Los Angeles Lakers. Both also competed professionally in the CBA and in Europe.
Father played for the Bahamas in the 1991 Pan American Games and uncle played for the Bahamas in the 1977 Pan American Games.
Has post-basketball ambitions of becoming an attorney.
Favorite sport other than basketball: football.
Favorite food: pizza.
Favorite magazine: Sports Illustrated.
Favorite personal memento: autographed Michael Jordan shorts,
jersey and basketball.
I play: the piano.
Favorite current basketball player: Paul Pierce
Favorite team from the past: University of Houston Cougars.
Strangest place ever played hoops: France.
Best player Ive ever faced: Magic Johnson.
I want to play one-on-one against: Paul Pierce.
The most impressive person I ever met: my father, Lynden Rose.
Always at my bedside is: the Bible.
Always in my fridge: milk.
Most interesting place ever visited: the Bahamas, my parents birth place.
Away from basketball I enjoy: tweeting, texting and eating.
Cant live without: family.
Most people dont know: I cannot see well.
USA Basketball Statistics
2009 U16 - 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship, Mendoza, Argentina (the USA finished 5-0 to win the gold medal).