Brandon Roy RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brandon Roy calls it a career

    ESPN.com "Brandon Roy's basketball career came full circle on Sunday. After the University of Washington's Alumni Game, where he returned to the court where he first reached national prominence, Roy told reporters he's almost certainly played his last game in the NBA. "I haven't come out and said it..." June 24

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    Kevin Pelton @kpelton

    Reviewing the tape, I accidentally misquoted Brandon Roy. He said his basketball days are *numbered*, not done.

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    Kevin Pelton @kpelton

    "My basketball days are done. That's no secret." - Brandon Roy

  • Timberwolves to release Brandon Roy

    Yahoo! Sports "The Minnesota Timberwolves are formalizing the release of Brandon Roy, ridding themselves of the $5.3 million owed him in the 2013-14 season, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. An announcement is expected in the near future. After seven career knee surgeries for Roy, this is likely the end..." May 10

  • Minnesota Timberwolves confirm that Brandon Roy won't be back next season

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn said he reached the conclusion in late January that Brandon Roy, struggling to recover from surgery on his right knee, would not play again this season. Nearly three months later, another conclusion has been reached regarding Roy's..." April 15

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    Charley Walters @

    Wolves' Brandon Roy (knees) hopes to return to court next week.

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    Jerry Zgoda @

    BRoy tells media pregame he hopes to practice w/ team when it returns from trip, thinks he can play in a week or 2

  • Nuggets trade rumors: Timberwolves offer Brandon Roy, first-round pick for Timofey Mozgov

    Denver Stiffs "The Denver Nuggets have turned down a trade offer from the Minnesota Timerwolves. Wolves general manager David Kahn was apparently offering Brandon Roy's contract and a first-round pick for Timofey Mozgov , per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports." February 20

  • Minnesota Timberwolves: Brandon Roy 'still rehabilitating'

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Despite being away from the Timberwolves for three weeks, coach Rick Adelman still had to respond to a question about injured guard Brandon Roy before the Wolves' game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night, Jan. 30, at Target Center. Adelman didn't have much of an update on Roy,..." January 31

  • Brandon Roy 'still rehabilitating'

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Despite being away from the Timberwolves for three weeks, coach Rick Adelman still had to respond to a question about injured guard Brandon Roy before the Wolves' game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night, Jan. 30, at Target Center. Adelman didn't have much of an update on Roy,..." January 31

  • Timberwolves have 'fingers crossed' on Brandon Roy treatment

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn confirmed that guard Brandon Roy began an undisclosed treatment on his right knee "last weekend," but Kahn said no timetable has been determined for his possible return to the lineup. "We'll see what the effects are over the next couple..." January 04

  • Brandon Roy's comeback delayed

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman started the season envisioning a backcourt duo of Ricky Rubio and Brandon Roy someday. Someday, apparently, won't be this weekend. Roy, sidelined since early November, worked out hard Thursday, Dec. 27, but skipped practice Friday for personal reasons. Adelman..." December 29

  • Former Blazers G Brandon Roy Reflects On Amnesty Process, Knee Problems

    Blazer's Edge "Jason Quick of The Oregonian traveled to Minneapolis in advance of Minnesota Timberwolves guard Brandon Roy's expected return to Portland's Rose Garden on Friday. Instead, the former Trail Blazers guard has undergone arthroscopic knee surgery that will sideline him for a month. He's played just..." November 22

  • Adelman sees Roy's setback as routine part of the healing

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman knew there would be nights like after the team brought Brandon Roy out of a one-year retirement. Roy did not play in the second half of Friday's victory over Indiana because of a sore right knee, and the shooting guard sat out Saturday's game in Chicago for the..." November 11

  • Don't call it a comeback

    SB Nation "The women at the front desk of the Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club in south Seattle know Roy works out daily in this shiny gym for kids built with high-end donor dollars. You can walk in, ask for him through the glass, and they'll hit the buzzer after you sign your name. It's easy for the..." October 31

  • Shooter Now: Good news for Timberwolves is Brandon Roy holding up ... so far

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Ricky Rubio is out. Now Kevin Love is out. The Timberwolves' next challenge could be keeping Brandon Roy's tender knees healthy. "In a strange way, I know that some people seem to think that at any moment he'll destruct," Wolves president David Kahn said. "That won't be the case." Kahn was..." October 18

  • Minnesota Timberwolves offseason review: Brandon Roy is the West's X-Factor

    SB Nation "The Minnesota Timberwolves are slowly rising in the Western Conference playoff picture, but to really make a dent, they needed to take a risk. Well, taking a risk is exactly what they did with their biggest free-agent signing. Will that risk pay off? We analyze their offseason moves. SIGNED..." October 16

  • Brandon Roy is back on the court. That is a good thing

    Pro Basketball Talk "If you want, go ahead and break down how Brandon Roy played in his first game back as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves — he was rusty at the start but in the third quarter showed flashes of his old self That's not what was important — the fact he was back on the court is what..." October 11

  • Brandon Roy says his knees are good, he's ready to go

    Pro Basketball Talk "Wednesday night is the first time Brandon Roy will step on an NBA court since he left the Portland Trail Blazers. When he left the questions were about the condition of his knees. After a year off, blood spinning treatments and more he is back, now with the Minnesota Timberwolves. So, how do..." October 10

  • Adelman: Roy looks "great" during first camp workout

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wolves opened training camp with a nearly four-hour practice in Mankato on Tuesday, after which former All Star guard Brandon Roy declared himself feeling "pretty good." Coach Rick Adelman watched Roy complete the workout, including competing in a 5-on-5 workout when Adelman wanted him to..." October 03

  • Brandon Roy is coming back and the Mavericks are interested

    Mavs Moneyball "Surprisingly, no words were spoken after I watched Brandon Roy rip out the heart of Dallas back in Game 4 of the Trail Blazers first round series with the Mavericks in 2011. I shook my head, I think punched a pillow and went to bed. It was a soul crushing performance that almost severely..." June 26

  • Pacers Among Teams Pursuing Brandon Roy

    Indy Cornrows "Former Portland Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy is preparing to return the the NBA this season after a knee injury shut down his career last year. Roy can't return to the Blazers this year so he is free to sign with any team willing to take a chance that the knee will hold up for a year or..." June 26

  • Brandon Roy being courted by at least four NBA teams, report says

    Oregonian "As former Portland Trail Blazer Brandon Roy works toward an NBA comeback, Yahoo Sports is reporting Tuesday that at least four teams -- Bulls, Mavericks, Pacers and Timberwolves -- are in the running. Roy left the Blazers last season after the team used a new league amnesty clause to pay the..." June 26

  • Former Blazers assistant calls Roy "the best I've ever been around"

    Oregonian "Former Trail Blazers assistant coach Dean Demopoulos joined me on the Bald Faced Truth radio show on 750-AM (3-6 p.m. on 750-AM). He called into the show from the Clippers bus as it pulled away from PDX on the way to the team hotel (Blazers-Clippers on Tuesday at the Rose Garden..." January 10

  • Brandon Roy's retirement leaves hole in Trail Blazers' backcourt

    Oregonian "Once the sadness subsides and the shock fades away, reality will painfully creep in for the Trail Blazers. Brandon Roy's career is over. The face of the franchise has moved on. The Blazers have a gaping hole at shooting guard. The long-term ramifications of Roy's stunning retirement will be..." December 10

  • NBA flavor returns to Seattle as Brandon Roy, Nolan Smith, others play exhibition at KeyArena

    Oregonian "Three years after the SuperSonics left for Oklahoma City, Seattle will get a small taste of the NBA with an exhibition game Saturday at KeyArena, one that will feature plenty of Trail Blazers and state of Oregon connections. Blazers guard Brandon Roy headlines the field of the H206 Charity..." July 20

  • Brandon Roy: Drained after his huge finish, he slept nine hours ?and 'now we're on track to do something special'

    Portland Tribune "Brandon Roy looked fit and rested as he prepared to take part in the Trail Blazers' practice session Sunday night at American Airlines Center. Roy slept nine restful hours following one of the greatest games of his career, leading Portland to its historic 84-82 Game 4 victory over Dallas at the..." April 25

  • Brandon Roy didn't just take over this game, he took over the series

    Oregonian "They were done. Toast. Series over. Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd were sitting on the Rose Garden Arena fence, waiting like like a couple of hungry Texas buzzards to pick the Trail Blazers carcass. And then, Brandon Roy swooped in and swallowed this whole series whole. Portland pulled..." April 24

  • Roy, rally put heat on Mavs

    Portland Tribune "Never, ever quit. What, you thought that was just one of those trite sporting cliches? Brandon Roy shot that notion down Saturday at the Rose Garden, right along with the Dallas Mavericks' hopes of seizing the advantage in their first-round playoff series with the Trail Blazers. Roy..." April 24

  • Portland's Brandon Roy is once again 'The Man'

    Dallas Morning News "The Portland Trail Blazers and Rose Garden denizens had seen it before from Brandon Roy. But it had been awhile. When the three-time All-Star rescued his team in a nothing-but-miraculous 84-82 come-from-behind victory over the Mavericks on Saturday, everyone was surprised — and no one more..." April 24

  • Roy helps spark Blazers to Game 3 victory

    Portland Tribune "The supposed Brandon Roy controversy amounted to nothing Thursday night, as Roy and the Trail Blazers did something significantly good. At home for the first time in the 2011 NBA playoffs, Roy led a revived Portland bench with 16 points and the Blazers won the fourth quarter for the first time..." April 22

  • McMillan understands Roy's frustration, but must put team first

    Oregonian "Nate McMillan understands Brandon Roy's frustration after he played the three-time All-Star guard less than eight minutes during the Trail Blazers' 101-89 loss to Dallas in Game 2 of their Western Conference playoff series. And the sixth-year Portland coach says he can relate to some of the..." April 21

  • Brandon Roy deserves more than eight minutes

    Oregonian "Let's be clear. A disappointed and frustrated Brandon Roy didn't seek out a single member of the media in the visiting locker room after Game 2 in Dallas to vent. He didn't appear in the press room, tugging on the sleeves of writers, either. He didn't raise his hand and ask to be called on at the..." April 21

  • Roy frustrated with reduced role on Blazers

    Yahoo! Sports "The doors to the American Airlines Center's visiting locker room opened late Tuesday, and Portland Trail Blazers forward Gerald Wallace soon found himself crowded by reporters. After team officials said LaMarcus Aldridge would answer questions in the arena's news conference room, the media herd..." April 20

  • Don't blame Brandon Roy for Trail Blazers' loss

    Oregonian "It was Sunday afternoon, and Trail Blazers were winless in their first-round NBA Playoff series with the Dallas Mavericks. Guard Brandon Roy had already practiced, and watched film, and a couple of hours later, I pulled my rental car through the parking lot of the team hotel. There Roy..." April 18

  • Brandon Roy looks for confidence, rhythm as NBA playoffs approach

    Oregonian "For the second consecutive season, the Trail Blazers will enter the playoffs unsure about Brandon Roy. But unlike last season, when Roy had right knee surgery two days before the playoffs started, the uncertainty is not about his health. It's about his play. Roy's up-and-down return from..." April 07

  • Brandon Roy rediscovers form, turns heads in Western Conference

    Oregonian "You better believe the rest of the Western Conference this morning has taken notice of what went on Tuesday night in the Rose Garden. It wasn't just that the Trail Blazers beat the mighty Dallas Mavericks. It was how. Or more precisely, with whom. In a performance that probably sent..." March 16

  • Blazers find new closing - not starting - lineup with Wallace and Roy

    Oregonian "When the Trail Blazers acquired Gerald Wallace seven minutes before the NBA trade deadline, the clock barely passed noon before message board chatter and radio airwaves filled with debate about how long it would take for Wallace to join the starting lineup. Perhaps the focus should have been on..." March 15

  • Brandon Roy begins to define his post-injury role

    Oregonian "It was during a sleepy fourth quarter of a blowout game last week against Charlotte when something clicked with Brandon Roy. It was his fifth game back after recovering from double knee surgery, and because the Trail Blazers were routing the Bobcats, he felt he could experiment. So, he tried..." March 10

  • Oh Roy! Blazers nip Nuggets in overtime

    Portland Tribune "LaMarcus Aldridge led the way with 24 points, 14 rebounds and three blocked shots in Portland's 107-106 win over Denver at the Rose Garden, and his two free throws with 23.1 seconds left in the extra session provided the game's final points. But he got more than a little help from his..." February 26

  • Brandon Roy is a maybe, Marcus Camby doubtful for Lakers games

    Oregonian "Brandon Roy is a maybe, Marcus Camby probably doubtful for the Trail Blazers' home game against the Lakers on Wednesday. That was the big news coming out of practice Tuesday, Portland's first since the players broke up for the All-Star break. Coach Nate McMillan said Roy and Camby went..." February 23

  • Roy, Camby practice; availability for Lakers uncertain

    Portland Tribune "Brandon Roy and Marcus Camby both practiced with the Trail Blazers Tuesday, but Coach Nate McMillan said their availability for Wednesday's 7:30 p.m. ESPN-televised game against the Los Angeles Lakers won't be known until following Wednesday's shootaround. Roy, who underwent arthroscopic..." February 23

  • Nate McMillan makes the right decision with Brandon Roy

    Oregonian "Count me among the souls who exhaled after Wednesday's wonderful indication that all the good progress the Trail Blazers achieved over the last six weeks wouldn't be flushed. Be sure of it, an NBA team changed hands. Just not the way I feared it might. A day earlier, red-hot forward LaMarcus..." February 10

  • A career day for LaMarcus Aldridge, and a possible career resurrection for Brandon Roy

    Oregonian "The most eye-popping sight at the Rose Garden on Monday came with five seconds left in the Blazers' game against the Bulls. Portland forward LaMarcus Aldridge stepped to the free throw line for the first of two attempts, and made it. Suddenly, point guard Andre Miller started waving his arms up..." February 08

  • Roy eyes return to action on upcoming trip

    Portland Tribune "Brandon Roy may be back in action when the Trail Blazers begin a three-game road trip Friday at Toronto. Roy, who said he received medical clearance last Friday to begin practicing with the Blazers, will make the trip with his teammates. Portland's next practice session is Wednesday. "I'm..." February 08

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