Veteran point guard Rose to meet with Pistons

Point guard Derrick Rose will meet with the Pistons on Sunday.

The Detroit Pistons will meet with free-agent point guard Derrick Rose on Sunday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

The report states the Pistons and Rose are motivated to hammer out a two-year agreement.

Rose, 30, averaged 18.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 51 games with the Minnesota Timberwolves last season, shooting 48.2 percent from the field, a career-high 37.0 percent from beyond the 3-point arc and 85.6 percent from the free-throw line.

With Ish Smith and Jose Calderon both headed toward unrestricted free agency, the Pistons are in search of point-guard help for Reggie Jackson.

In his third NBA season, age 22, Rose was named the youngest MVP in league history (22 years and 191 days oldĀ on the final day of the regular season), surpassing Hall of Famer Wes Unseld, the 1969 MVP, who was 23 years and 9 days old. He became the second Bulls player in team history to earn MVP honors, joining former five-time MVP winner Michael Jordan.