MINNEAPOLIS Brandon Roy has suffered yet another setback in his protracted attempt to return from the knee injuries that forced his retirement in 2010 and cut his comeback short after just five games this season.
The shooting guard, who signed with the Timberwolves in the offseason, hasn't played since Nov. 9, when the lingering effects of a preseason collision refused to abate. He had an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee at the end of November and has allegedly been inching toward a comeback ever since, though markedly out of the public eye.
Roy spoke with reporters Thursday and explained that after experiencing positive results in his rehab last week, he ramped up his activity and then tweaked his bad right knee Saturday, thus slowing the comeback attempt yet again. He's been wearing a new brace, too, he said, which he's been attempting to get used to, but it's been causing him hamstring soreness as he breaks it in.
It's hard to say how many such set...