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Between no cartilage in his knees and another setback in his NBA return in Minnesota, Brandon Roy is not ready to retire just yet, but that is not keeping him from thinking and talking about life after basketball. Truth be told, that life after basketball could be right back in the game on an NBA sideline if the former All-Star guard had to write the next chapter. On Thursday, Roy spoke to reporters about his timetable with the Wolves after last playing in a game on Nov. 9 and undergoing an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee at the end of November. There are moments when I don't know if it will happen again," Roy said of returning to the court. "And then I'll start working out, building, and I get to a place where I have a great workout. One of the best young talents in the NBA since being named the 2007 Rookie of the Year with Portland and prior to his health troubles, Roy went from a franchise player and all-star to an emotional retirement proce...
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