Rose is a contact artist. It's pretty much half his game. Drive 200 mph into a crowd of people so fast that they can't set their feet, and just careen off them while throwing a shot towards the basket, go to line, shoot two free throws. The refs will call it 99 times out of 100 in favor of Rose. He figured that out, and he's milking it. They *are* fouls. He's drawing them.
It works.... and it kinda sucks. What are ya gonna do. Iverson was much the same, except I can honestly say Iverson had a lot more actual skill than Rose. Rose is just bigger and stronger.
The plow-into-a-crowd-and-shoot-free-throws tactic also seems to be Chicago's playoff gameplan... it's not gonna take 'em far, imo. It'll work against these young Pacers, especially while the NBA world is riding high on Rose-mania, but I still think the Pacers are going to continue to give them massive fits, and next round, Chicago is going to be in trouble. Rose can't drop 40 every game. At some point in time, this schtick just isn't gonna work.