Found November 21, 2012 on
It is quite possible the NBA has seen the last of the playing days of Brandon Roy.
After coming out of retirement after many devastating knee injuries, the Minnesota Timberwolves signed Roy in the hopes his knee issues were a thing of the past and he was ready to prove his naysayers wrong. Instead, it seems his naysayers and teams who passed on signing him were right - his knee issues were still something to stay away from.
Roy injured his right knee and went under the knife once again to repair his injury.
"Brandon Roy will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery this week, the seventh knee surgery of his career. Roy fatefully banged his knee in the Wolves' final preseason game, which led to ongoing soreness and caused him to miss the past four games. His upcoming surgery is another sad if predictable chapter in his NBA career, and could very well signal the end of his season, if not his career."
Though the injury was considered a "success", you have ...
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T'Wolves guard Brandon Roy, who just underwent yet another knee surgery, reportedly has been advised by multiple doctors to retire.
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...
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Brandon Roy had his knee scoped recently and is expected to miss “a couple of weeks” following the procedure, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.Brandon Roy's knee scope will keep him out "a couple of weeks" for Minnesota, league source tells Y! Sports. @jwquick 1st reported surgery.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Brandon Roy will miss at least the next month after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, an ominous sign for a player trying to come back from years of chronic knee issues.
The Timberwolves say Roy had surgery Monday in the Twin Cities.
Roy signed a two-year deal with Minnesota in the offseason after sitting out all of last year. He had...
It might be time for Brandon Roy to consider a permanent retirement from basketball. Roy has had yet another surgery and recently revealed that he has stage three degenerative arthritis. The next step will require knee replacement. Not just one doctor, but multiple doctors have told Roy that he should stop playing basketball. His knees [...]
The long-ailing right knee of Brandon Roy caused the talented guard to retire at one point. Now, he has undergone another surgery and has revealed that he has degenerative arthritis in his knee. Roy knew the risks associated with trying to come back, and he knew how bad his knee was when he returned to the league. Unfortunately, his body has once again won out over his desire...
Earlier this week, we reported on Minnesota's Brandon Roy going under the knife for the seventh time in his NBA career to repair a right knee injury. And though the procedure was successful, the original report went on to infer this might be the final hoorah for Roy in the NBA.
Well it seems medial professionals are now on the record stating Roy should seriously consider retirement...
Although most people who identify themselves as fans of the Association root for a certain team, every so often; a player comes into the NBA, that fans hope will do well, regardless of the uniform he wears. Whether it is the joy they bring to the court, the work ethic they display, or people just perceive the player as a genuinely nice guy, those particular athletes transcend...
Brandon Roy OUT for Friday
Portland Trail Blazers’ fans have had this game circled on their calendars since the NBA released their schedule this past offseason, but with Brandon Roy no longer available, it appears to be just another game between two struggling division rivals.
Matchup: Portland (5-6) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (5-5)
Venue: Rose Garden Arena
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Brandon Roy underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Monday.