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Malik Rose (born November 23 1974 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a National Basketball Association player with the New York Knicks, playing predominantly in the power forward position.

Rose was originally drafted in 1996 in the 2nd round out of Drexel University by the Charlotte Hornets. He graduated from Drexel with All-American honors after leading the Dragons to their lone NCAA Tournament victory. Rose is the second Drexel basketball player (after Michael Anderson who also played for the Spurs) to participate at the professional level. He was traded to the San Antonio Spurs in 1997, and was on the Spurs NBA championship teams in 1999 and 2003. On February 24, 2005, Rose was traded (much to the dismay of fans and teammates alike) by the Spurs, along with a pair of first round draft picks, to the New York Knicks for center Nazr Mohammed and Jamison Brewer.

Rose graduated from the same high school (Overbrook) in Philadelphia as Wilt Chamberlain. At Drexel, Malik averaged over 16 points and 12 rebounds per game throughout his four year college career.

Rose is the owner of Malik's Philly's Phamous, a restaurant in San Antonio's Quarry Market. The menu, with items named after fellow Spurs players, features an array of original style Philly Cheesesteaks, including a vegetarian offering named for former Spur Sean Elliott, as well as a variety of other foods, such as pizza, sandwiches, salads and burgers. For dessert, the restaurant offers the "Iceman's" Italian Ice, a unique icy treat available in 14 different flavors, and the Tastykake, authentic bakery-fresh Philly pastries. The restaurant was the site of a sendoff party for the fan favorite on February 25, 2005. A local sports radio station sponsored the party, which featured large goodbye cards for fans to sign.

Malik was the first player of an opposing team of the Boston Celtics to win the Tommy Award. This award is given by Celtics broadcaster and former great Tommy Heinsohn to the player who displayed the most hustle and enthusiasm during the game.

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