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  1. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: Brandon Roy on Tuesday left the Timberwolves cap that he wore so briefly so long ago back home in his mother's Seattle living room, but he officially, finally returned six years later to the NBA franchise that drafted...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  2. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Quick of The Oregonian: Brandon Roy will be back playing at the Rose Garden next season. It just won't be with the Trail Blazers. Nearly seven months after leaving the game because of concern over his degenerative knees, Roy is making a comebac...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  3. Reports: Roy to join Timberwolves

    Henry Abbott news services Brandon Roy has reached a verbal agreement to join the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to multiple reports. The Oregonian newspaper first reported the agreement. The two sides agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal, accor...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Matt Calkins of The Columbian: For those wondering what has been going through Brandon Roy's head since announcing his retirement in early December, one of his thoughts was recently revealed: A comeback. While he did not say definitively that he woul...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  5. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Everyone is worried about Chris Paul's knees. Are they like Brandon Roy's? A useful, plain-English summation of the available knowledge. Verdict: His knees aren't perfect, but they're nowhere near Roy's either. The guy with the reputation as the mo...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  6. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Oregonian beat writer Jason Quick on Brandon Roy: "I'm not ashamed to admit this. At the end of our interview, I told Brandon I love him." Here's that moving interview, where Roy admits that the first time he made the All-Star team he ran around his ...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  7. A certain Blazer era ends before it begins

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images/Getty Images Sport Brandon Roy is 27 and, reportedly, retiring due to a lack of knee cartilage. NBA fans are irate about a lot these days. Chief among their complaints is that as superstars flock together in a small han...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Quick of The Oregonian: Barring an injury setback before the season starts, the Trail Blazers will not use the "amnesty clause" on Brandon Roy this season, team president Larry Miller told The Oregonian late Monday evening. "Our plan right now ...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  9. Brandon Roy's waiting game

    Henry Abbott

    On the Oregonian's website, Jason Quick writes: If the Blazers waive Roy, it will put them under the luxury tax threshold, likely saving owner Paul Allen more than $25 million in taxes this season. I was all set to write a post about no matter how ...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  10. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    John Canzano of The Oregonian: The whisper at One Center Court is that Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen won't bother to take one last look at Brandon Roy before he goes amnesty clause on the guy who won all those games for him. Here's hoping Allen does...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  11. Now playing incredibly well: Shawn Marion

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Martinez/NBAE/Getty Images The Mavericks' rugged defender has been efficient on offense lately too. Two short lists and an apology: List #1: Brandon Roy, LaMarcus Aldridge, Kobe Bryant, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, D...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  12. Now doing less: Brandon Roy

    Henry Abbott

    Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images Brandon Roy's role has been limited since Gerald Wallace arrived, and the Blazers have thrived. Last week a whole bunch of smart basketball people told me all about the Rockets. They did not agree on much, but the...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  13. Brandon Roy is talking like Greg Oden

    Henry Abbott

    Both are living the uncomfortable reality of coping with bodies that seem to be betraying them. That's not good. Roy talked to the Oregonian's Jason Quick, who came away with the feeling that Roy's health could be a major long-term concern. The kn...

    Blog | November 10, 2010
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott "I thought by now we were finished with all this garbage. But it looks to me as if it's still Brandon Roy vs. Andre Miller -- with Coach Nate McMillan caught somewhere in the middle. And frankly, this is ridiculous stuff coming from...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  15. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    A smart look at how elite scorers fare against the best defenses. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Deron Williams, Brandon Roy and Chris Paul top the list. Andrew Sharp at SBNation on superteams: "It's not a sign of weakness or laziness, and it's not LeB...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  16. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Peter Finney of The Times-Picayune: "Chris Paul is trying to force a trade in order to join: Pick one, Amar'e Stoudemire with the Knicks; Dwight Howard with the Magic; Brandon Roy with the Trail Blazers; or Dirk Nowitzki with the Mavericks. He's tryi...

    Blog | July 23, 2010