Originally written November 23, 2012 on Bloguin Best:
Earlier this week, we reported on Minnesota's Brandon Roy going under the knife for the seventh time in his NBA career to repair a right knee injury. And though the procedure was successful, the original report went on to infer this might be the final hoorah for Roy in the NBA. Well it seems medial professionals are now on the record stating Roy should seriously consider retirement from the NBA after this latest setback. Not just one doctor, but multiple doctors have told Roy that he should stop playing basketball. His knees are getting worse by the day. By now, at 28, he has had so many surgeries, so many treatments and seen so many doctors, he sounds like a specialist. He explains that he has degenerative arthritis, which erodes and eventually eliminates cartilage, with the same precision and ease that came to define his run of three consecutive All-Star appearances. And with the calm that made him one of the game’s best finishers, he explains that his knees have reache...
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