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The Portland Trail Blazers have parted ways with longtime athletic trainer Jay Jensen.
Jensen served as the Blazers’ trainer for 19 years.
Jensen came under scrutiny in recent years after Greg Oden and Brandon Roy had their careers compromised because of knee injuries.
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The Dalai Lama made an appearance this weekend at Memorial Coliseum in Portland and left with a few parting gifts. Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey and team president Chris McGowan presented the Dalai Lama with a personalized Trail Blazers jersey and fitted cap. I could definitely see a backcourt of Lillard and the Dalai Lama next year.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived guard Brandon Roy, likely bringing an end to an All-Star career that was shortened by knee problems.
The Timberwolves announced the move Friday. Roy retired before last season due to knee issues, then attempted a comeback with the Timberwolves this season after going through a procedure that gave him hope that the chronic pain in his knees...
The Timberwolves are reportedly finalizing the release of Brandon Roy after a failed comeback for the sixth-year shooting guard, playing just five games this season for Minnesota after signing a two-year/$10 million contract with the team over the summer. This could be the end of his career after saying he was at a crossroads in his career earlier this season, however the former...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived guard Brandon Roy, likely bringing an end to an All-Star career that was shortened by knee problems.
The Timberwolves announced the move Friday. Roy retired before last season due to knee issues, then attempted a comeback with the Timberwolves this season after going through a procedure that gave him hope that the chronic...
Brandon Roy gave it everything he had to try to resurrect a playing career derailed by chronic knee problems.
He had platelet-rich plasma therapy on his knees last summer to get himself in position to sign a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. He worked hard in training camp to get his body in shape for the NBA after missing the previous year when he retired from Portland. And...
The Minnesota Timberwolves are formalizing the release of Brandon Roy, according to sources.
Roy had one more year on his contract and was slated to earn $5.3 million next season.
This is likely the end of Roy's career.
Roy, who played just five games this season with the Timberwolves, is a three-time NBA All-Star.