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A person familiar with the situation says the Golden State Warriors met with free agent Brandon Roy earlier this week about joining the team in his attempted comeback.
The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the talks were preliminary, also said the Warriors were hoping to meet with Roy again. Nothing was scheduled yet.
Roy, a three-time All-Star, announced his retirement in December after five seasons with Portland because of chronic knee problems. The 27-year-old has averaged 19 points, 4.7 assists and 4.3 rebounds in 321 games.
Minnesota and Cleveland also have expressed an interest in Roy.
While he has only played for Portland, Golden State does offer some familiarity. Roy used to be represented by new Warriors general manager Bob Myers, a former sports agent.
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A person familiar with the situation tells the Associated Press that the Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in free agent guard Brandon Roy, who is attempting a comeback.
The Cavs have not yet set up a visit with Roy, said the person who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the sides are only in preliminary discussions. Roy, a three-time All-Star, announced his retirement...
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The apocalypse for Portland Trail Blazers Brandon Roy supporters will be happening in 2012: It appears that the most popular Trail Blazers since Clyde Drexler will be playing at the Rose Garden as a visitor next season.
Despite being waived by the franchise due to the medical conditions of his knees in December, Roy has decided to test his knees out...
MINNEAPOLIS On December 10, 2011, Portland guard Brandon Roy announced his retirement. He was 27 years old at the time, at the end of just his fifth year in the league. He'd been the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2007 and was a three-time All-Star.
Yet in the face of chronic knee problems, none of that mattered.
Roy retired due to persistent issues in both of his knees. He'...
The Timberwolves are believed to have offered Nicolas Batum a four-year deal that could approach $50 million.
Golden State : Grade A
7) Harrison Barnes, SF; (30) Festus Ezeli, C; (35) Draymond Green, SF; (52) Ognjen Kuzmic, C
The Golden State Warriors had to be thrilled that Barnes was still on the board. He will fit right in with their type of play. He likes to get up and down and shoot the three. Barnes has a chance to be the best pure scorer out of this draft class.
Each off-season, teams overpay for best free agents available, particularly at center as we have witnessed once again with Roy Hibbert being offered a max contract. While nearly every free agent gets a bigger contract than they’re worth, there are still guys available who can give teams good production at a cheaper price. Here are nine examples.
1. Anthony Randolph
Almost two months ago, Project Spurs reported that Portland Trail Blazer Nicolas Batum would be interested in joining the Spurs. The restricted free agent will have plenty of teams making offers for him, but he’s currently being pursued pretty hard by the Minnesota Timberwolves.
“The Wolves are expected to offer a four-year deal that could approach $50 million for Batum, a 6...