MINNEAPOLIS Brandon Roy is an optimist. David Kahn is trying to be one.
The Timberwolves president of basketball operations spoke briefly before Saturday's game on the heels of a statement Roy released to clarify speculation about his health and his knees. In the statement, Roy said that he's suffered a setback in his recovery and has been weighing his options over the past two days.
"I have decided to explore additional treatment options and an extensive rehabilitation plan," Roy said in the statement. "My goal has been, and continues to be, to return to the basketball court as healthy as possible in order to help our team."
That's the optimistic Roy that the Timberwolves have seen all season, upbeat in training camp and hopeful of returning to the court quickly as recently as Thursday, less than a week after he returned to practice. But after Roy missed Friday's practice and Saturday's shootaround, speculation began to swirl about his st...