Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 7/4/12
What’s left in the tank? 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 one more time and resume his NBA career. Due to Portland’s decision to waive Roy under the league’s amnesty clause, the guard cannot play for the Blazers until the 2014-15 season. Portland Years The sixth overall pick in the 2006 draft out of Washington, Roy was acquired by the TrailBlazers in a draft-day trade. He was named the 2007 NBA Rookie of the Year and earned a birth to the All-Star team from 2008-2010. The 27-year-old averaged 19 points, 4.7 assists and 4.3 rebounds in 321 games with the only franchise that he has ever played for. He announced his retirement from the Blazers due to chronic knee proble...
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