Too much to Process: Can Simmons match the Embiid hype?

The Process has begun to bear fruit, finally, for the Philadelphia 76ers, mainly due to the excitement and abilities of Joel Embiid. But that's not all the Sixers have — Dario Saric has also been excellent in his rookie season, T.J. McConnell is playing better than anyone would have ever predicted, Nerlens Noel is flexing his defensive muscles and, oh yeah, the first overall pick...
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Brandon Roy engineers amazing turnaround of Seattle H.S. team

The last we heard of Brandon Roy, he was trying and failing to make an NBA comeback as a result of ongoing knee injuries. Now, he’s back in basketball, and succeeding in a big way.Roy took over at Seattle-area high school Nathan Hale after a 3-18 season, and on Friday night, the same team moved their record to 22-0 as they beat Garfield 91-58 to claim the Seattle Metro League boys...
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WATCH: Boston's Isaiah Thomas discusses his relationship with Brandon Roy following win over Portland

Boston guard Isaiah Thomas discusses his relationship with Brandon Roy following Celtics 120-111 win over Portland
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard Or Brandon Roy – Who You Got?

It’s a question that will keep friends arguing well past the witching hour. It’s the kind of question that asks you to twist fate, to re-imagine the past while visualizing a future that either doesn’t exist yet or never will. Who would you rather have: Brandon Roy or Damian Lillard? Roy and Lillard have played nearly the equivalent amount of time as a Portland Trail Blazer...
Via Oregon Sports News
January 13, 2017

Brandon Roy: “It’s Like the Magic’s Still Here”

Blazer’s Edge contributor Ashley Williams speaks with Brandon Roy about winning the Les Schwab Invitational. Coached by former Portland Trail Blazer Brandon Roy, the Nathan Hale Raiders won the Les Schwab Invitational in a stunning victory on December 30. Entering the tournament as the No. 7 seed, they defeated No. 1 seeded Sierra Canyon 67-65, after trailing by as many as 11 points...
Via Blazer's Edge
January 03, 2017

Nathan Hale Upsets Sierra Canyon to Win Les Schwab Invitational

The high school basketball team led by first-year coach Brandon Roy is dominating 2016. No. 7 seed Nathan Hale High School upset No. 1 seed Sierra Canyon to win the Les Schwab Invitational 67-65 on Friday night. The Seattle school is coached by former Trail Blazer Brandon Roy, whose first year of coaching has thus far been a whirlwind success. The Raiders are 8-0 this season, due...
Via Blazer's Edge
December 31, 2016

Valentine has cartilage damage in both knees

[NBA front office executives read Denzel Valentine’s scouting report in Draft War Room] “AP Player of the Year? Check! First-Team All American? Check! Flirted with averaging a triple-double in his senior year? Check! Potentially chronic knee condition? Ummmm…” According to a report by on Saturday, there is some cause for concern with Michigan State forward...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

The Portland Trail Blazers - The Missing Dynasty, The Missing Trophies

Last week, fellow OSN writer Ryan Chase and I discussed going back and redrafting the 2007 or the 2012 drafts. That got me to thinking that if we went back just two years further to 2005, we could remake history and make the Portland Trail Blazers a team for the ages, even if it only lasted a year or two before potential greed destroyed what could have been a dream team right...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie Of The Year - The Only “ROY” This Town Seems To Remember

Brandon Dawayne Roy:  College All-American, 2007 NBA Rookie of the Year, 3-time NBA All-Star, and 29-year-old husband, father of 2, and retiree.  You may remember him as the player most responsible for resurrecting the Portland Trail Blazer franchise, but you likely forgot amidst this season’s first-half success who he really was, and what he really meant to the team this city...
Via Oregon Sports News
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Joins List of Former All-Stars Who Suffered Knee Injuries

It’s not the norm for basketball players to come back the same player after a serious knee injury, let a lone two. Derrick Rose is a former league MVP and is only 25 years old but has suffered two major knees injuries in three years. Even before his last injury it seemed Rose was favoring is uninjured ( now injured) knee. So when the “uninjured” knee went out of him in Portland...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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