MINNEAPOLIS For the second consecutive day, shooting guard Brandon Roy was absent from the Timberwolves' workout; he missed Friday's practice and then Saturday's shootaround before the team's game against the Suns.
The Timberwolves are citing personal reasons for Roy's absence. However, Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Roy has had a setback in his knee rehab and that his return date is now unknown.
After undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Nov. 19, Roy returned to practice a week ago. It appeared that Saturday's game against Phoenix might be a target for the shooting guard's return, but after missing these past two days, that plan has obviously changed. Roy went through an extensive workout Thursday in just his second full practice with the team since returning (the team played Sunday, had Monday and Tuesday off and then played Wednesday), and afterward spoke positively about his rehab.
Roy has undergone seven arthroscopic surgeries on his knees and was forced into ...