Found December 07, 2011 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
Portland Trailblazers blogger Jason Green reports on the most sought after players for the 2011/12 Blazers via NBA Free Agency. On the list. Jamal Crawford, Brandon Roy, Nolan Smith, Spencer Hawes, Kwame Brown, Jeff Pendergraph, Glen Davis, Chuck Hayes and Carl Landry for starters. Jason Richardson could be a good fit too.

Blazers show Roy that loyalty still exists in sports

SHANE SMITH When modern sporting games were at their inception, it was believed that games like baseball and basketball would instill a form of virtue lacking from the sporting culture emerging in early America. These games would teach children and men the virtues of life:  how to win and lose gracefully, how to work within a team, and how to demonstrate patriotism and respect...

Report: Trail Blazers G Roy to announce retirement

Portland Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy is planning to announce his retirement due to his ailing knees, ESPN's Chris Broussard reported on Friday.The decision could come as early as today, Broussard said. The three-time All-Star guard admitted that his ongoing knee issues would inevitably lead to a reduced role, according to ESPN sources. Roy also noted that he did not wish...

Kwame Brown visits Bobcats

Agent Mark Bartelstein confirmed to the Observer today that center Kwame Brown met with Charlotte Bobcats management to discuss him re-signing here. Brown, an unrestricted free agent, finished last season as the Bobcats' starting center. As of now, Gana Diop,...

Now Brandon Roy Might Even Start For Portland

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...

Trail Blazers: Back in Portland, LaMarcus Aldridge talks leadership, free agent options and Brandon Roy (video)

The Trail Blazers' star forward says the Brandon Roy situation is "difficult," but is "out of my hands." He also talks about his summer and the upcoming season.

Kwame Brown now too pricey for Bobcats?

The Bobcats made a low-risk move last season by signing Kwame Brown to a one-year deal and got a high reward. But it might have priced him out of town. Charlotte has become concerned they will lose Brown in free agency, sources said Wednesday, because it will not be able to match offers he’s received elsewhere. Brown had a positive meeting with Bobcats team president Rod Higgins...

Brandon Roy To Retire

It’s gonna be a crazy day. Several hours removed from the CP3 deal that wasn’t, another bomb shell is about to hit our basketball loving bunker. As according to Chris Broussard of ESPN, later today we can expect the retirement of Brandon Roy before the season. For the past few seasons, former Rookie of the Year Brandon Roy has struggled with knee problems that has robbed him...

Brandon Roy will remain a Trail Blazer this season, team officials say

Roy and his agent met with Blazers officials Monday and president Larry Miller said the team will not use the amnesty clause on him this season.

Report: Brandon Roy Will Announce Retirement

Take a deep breath for me. Today is getting crazier by the hour. After the news that technically became non-news that helped turn it into the biggest news of the past year in the NBA, now we have some sad news on top of it. Just a few moments ago, Chris Broussard tweeted this: Sources [...]
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