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03/10/2011 02:07 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Michael Jordan: Derrick Rose Is The MVP (VIDEO)

Michael Jordan's showing a little love for his former team.

After the Chicago Bulls tore apart Jordan's Charlotte Bobcats Wednesday night, the former Bull had a lot to say about the Bulls' star point guard, Derrick Rose.

''He's the MVP for the season,'' said Jordan, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. ''He deserves it. He's playing that well. And if he doesn't get it, you'll see how I felt a lot of years.''

Rose scored 20 points and had 6 assists against Charlotte, and the Bulls have already clinched a playoff berth, reports ESPN. The potential MVP is averaging 24.5 points per game.

Jordan himself is a 5-time MVP. Rose, though humble, said it was "an honor" to have MJ refer to him like that, according to the Sun-Times.

For the full report from Yahoo Sports, check out the video below (first segment).

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