Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 7/5/12
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MINNEAPOLIS Former Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy reached an agreement to sign a two-year deal with the Timberwolves on Thursday night, according to multiple sources. NBA.com has reported that the deal is worth 10.4 million.The Timberwolves originally drafted Roy, 27, as the sixth pick in 2006, but they immediately traded him to Portland for the rights to Randy Foye. Roy played five seasons in Portland before retiring on Dec. 10, 2011 because of chronic knee problems. He was reported to have no cartilage in his knees at the time of his retirement, and he'd undergone multiple knee surgeries.In those years with the Trail Blazers, Roy established himself as one of the top shooting guards in the league. He won the 2007 NBA Rookie of the Year Award and was selected as an All-Star three times, from 2008-10. He's averaged 19.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.7 assists over his career, but in his final season before retiring, 2010-11, those numbers fell off sharply. After averaging 21.1 points...
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