Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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MINNEAPOLIS It took only two words for panic. Two words, eleven letters, impending doom.Knee. Surgery.More specifically, Brandon Roy, right knee, arthroscopic surgery, Monday.That was the word late Sunday night, and to watch the internet (more specifically, the gossip monster that is Twitter) was to see just how fragile Brandon Roy really is. Fragile in the sense that it took 270 minutes in 12 games for Roy to need surgery, however minor, but fragile in a bigger sense, too. Just the mere mention of a knee and a procedure caused widespread speculation that Roy was done, that the Timberwolves' experiment was kaput. There was eulogizing, for the second time in a year, an almost funereal tone about a career and what could have been.And maybe it was right. Maybe in this case the facts that arthroscopic surgery usually means missing just weeks, that Roy is obviously undergoing it in order to continue this shaky comeback are a little different. Maybe funereal is appropriate. Because...
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