Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/15/12
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MINNEAPOLIS Brandon Roy was staring at his feet.He was staring right past those knees, right past the problem. He doesn't like to think about the problem, really, but now, when it's being forced down his throat, he has to. It's a silent problem, an invisible one. Roy was dressed as if he were about to change out of his warm-ups and into his jersey for a game, but of course, that was not the case.The knee is still banged up.Roy is still discouraged.The Timberwolves are still waiting, waiting, waiting for the moment when they can say, for certain, he'll be back. Friday? "I would like to," Roy said before Wednesday's game. "That's the goal. I don't want to say yeah or no." Concrete answers have not been Roy's friend in this comeback. He can't think in black and white. It's got to be in the gray area, which is where he has hovered since the season began and the questions about how good, how fast, how soon began. It's a way to hedge bets, a way not to disappoint.Only with Roy does a bum...
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