Found June 26, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Brandon Roy’s name may have been accompanied by the word “retirement” not too long ago, but that discussion was clearly premature. As Roy recovers from knee problems and prepares for his return to the NBA, a number of teams who believe he has plenty of good basketball remaining in his legs are lining up and preparing to make an offer. According to Yahoo! Sports, the Bulls, Mavericks, Pacers, Timberwolves and Warriors are all legitimate suitors for the 27-year-old guard.
Roy has reportedly been undergoing the same platelet-rich plasma therapy treatment that Kobe Bryant underwent for his ailing knee. A number of teams will be willing to use the full mid-level exception for Roy assuming he can return to form and eventually get back to being one of the better guards in the league.
According to ESPN 1500 in Minneapolis, the Timberwolves have already prepared a two-year offer for Roy. However, many believe that he would rather play for a championship contender, so a team like Chicago coul...
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Brandon Roy's recovery from chronic knee problems has been recently spurred by undergoing the platelet rich plasma therapy procedure.
Jamal Crawford is either vastly overpaid or criminally underpaid, relative to his colleagues, depending on whether one puts more stock in recent performance or track record. To virtually nobody's surprise (except apparently his own), Crawford received no deal better than the two-year contract the Portland Trail Blazers offered last offseason. The $5 million midlevel exception...
Jamal Crawford isn’t likely to stay with the Portland Trail Blazers after a disappointing season with them last season. The former Sixth Man of the Year could be traded, however, before he opts out of his contract.
The Portland Trail Blazers are fielding trade offers for guard Jamal Crawford and the Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Boston Celtics are...
The Lakers are skeptical of Brandon Roy's ability to stay healthy and have too many pressing roster needs to take the chance.
Nicolas Batum will become a restricted free agent on July 1.
Jamal Crawford has officially exercised his opt-out to become a free agent.
Don’t do it Rip City
The Portland Trail Blazers will have two lottery picks in this week’s NBA draft, and while the potential is there in every prospect, there are a handful of players the team must avoid with the No. 6 and No. 11 picks.
Jeremy Lamb has the ability to be a great scorer, but questions surrounding his motor make him a big-time question mark.
David Kahn says the Minnesota Timberwolves are interested in signing Brandon Roy, who is seeking a comeback after knee injuries caused him to miss all of last season.
The three-time All-Star announced his retirement and was amnestied by Portland before last season began because of knee problems. After sitting out the lockout-shortened season, Roy wants to give it another try.
With the fate of Rays return seemingly zilch, Boston has been looking at players to help out Pierce and replace Ray.
Two options that have been getting a lot of blog attention around C's nation are Jamal Crawford from Portland and Josh Smith from Atlanta. My opinion is I don't see how we get Josh Smith. It seems improbable that the Hawks would do a deal so close in...
Sleeper Pick: Brandon Roy: Before I count down the top 5 Free Agents I had to put Roy in the mix. Before his knees and just about every other injury he faced the past two years, this guy was largely considered to be the one of the best players in the NBA. Heck, even Ron Peace said he was the hardest player to guard in the NBA, over players like Lebron and Kobe. This guy use...
According to many the 2012 NBA Draft will be stacked from the start to the bottom and will eventually be in the same tier like the Draft classes of ’03, ’96, ’84 etc. The Portland Trail Blazers, who finished with an overall record of 28-38 in the lockout season, hold the rights
to the No.6 and No.11 pick.
Portland has a nice chance to fill out their weaknesses, to find their...
Rich Cho lives by the philosophy of "draft talent and trade for need."