Brandon Roy Injury: Updates on Timberwolves SG’s Knees

November 10th, 2012 by Ethan Grant Leave a reply »
After leaving his team's game against the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, Brandon Roy is out again for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday.

Roy is attempting to come back from retirement after knee issues robbed him of the better part of his last two seasons. This is the first flare up of knee issues this season, and Roy didn't return to the second half against the Pacers before missing the game on Saturday night. He's considered day-to-day.

Apparently the soreness was great enough to warrant further consideration to his status. According to Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago, Roy was ruled out late before the Timberwolves took on the Chicago Bulls.

Bulls blog:Brandon Roy (knee) out for Timberwolves

— Nick Friedell (@ESPNChiBulls) November 11, 2012 The injury comes at a poor time for the Timberwolves, who are off to a 4-1 start heading into Saturday's game against Chicago despite the loss of both Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love for the first part of this season.

A three-time All-Star, Roy was forced to retire following the 2011 season. His chronic knee issues were too much to bear, and he felt he was a shell of the ...

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