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McMillan, clearly excited to be back and ready to get started, says he likes his roster, even if there are some question marks.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Portland Trail Blazers will not use the amnesty clause on All-Star guard Brandon Roy.
Blazers team president told the Oregonian late Monday that "we expect Brandon to be a part of this team when the season starts."
Roy, who has $63 million remaining on his contract, has had multiple operations that have left him without cartilage in both knees.
A three-time All-Star...
Last time I mentioned the current state of Brandon Roy and the Portland Trailblazers on these blogwaves it appeared an epic run together, that once looked as promising as any in the Association, was coming to a close.
There were reports of Portland's plans to use the Amnesty Clause on Roy immediately, not even bringing him into the facility for training camp, and the heroic...
In the offseason the Blazers power forward added muscle and dropped body fat with the help of a nutritionist.
Team officials, after meeting with Roy, say they expect Roy to be with the team when training came starts Friday.
Elliot Williams and teammate LaMarcus Aldridge talk about the 6-5 guard's "swag," plus watch Williams in action at last season's exhibition game in Seattle.
Nate McMillan will consider starting Brandon Roy.
Brandon Roy is going to get one more shot. The player who has four years, $68 million left on his max contract and no cartilage left in his knees will not have the amnesty clause used on him yet, he will play Portland again this season, reports Ben Goliver at Blazers Edge. Roy and Blazers…
The Portland Trail Blazers have promoted advance scout Larry Greer to assistant coach, and added former guard Dan Dickau as a player development assistant. Blazers head coach Nate McMillan also announced that he has retained assistants Bernie Bickerstaff, Bob Ociepka, Buck Williams, Kaleb Canales and Dean Cooper.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Trail Blazers expect guard Brandon Roy to be ready for training camp.
You may have seen this on Twitter last night after it broke, but it appears as if the Portland Trail Blazers will not be using their Amnesty Clause out on Brandon Roy. This can be seen as somewhat of a surprise move, considering that as last as last week, all signs pointed to Roy’s days [...]