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Derrick Rose Cleared In Rape Lawsuit

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New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose has been found not liable in his rape case.

A Los Angeles jury found him not liable on the three charges of trespassing, sexual battery and battery, according to TMZ Sports.

Derrick Rose #25 of the New York Knicks waits on the court during their game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on October 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas

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Rose and two other men had been accused of raping a woman in Los Angeles in 2013, but the electric NBA player had maintained his innocence throughout the entire process. (RELATED: Derrick Rose Opens Up About The Rape Accusations Against Him [VIDEO])

Derrick Rose #25 of the New York Knicks addresses the media during the New York Knicks Media Day at the Ritz Carlton on September 26, 2016 in White Plains, New York. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Derrick Rose #25 of the New York Knicks addresses the media during the New York Knicks Media Day at the Ritz Carlton on September 26, 2016 in White Plains, New York. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

With the case behind him the Knicks newest addition can focus on revitalizing his basketball career.

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