Brandon Roy Returns, Turns First Round Series On Its Head

April 24th, 2010 by Ryan Virgin Leave a reply »
For all it's worth, Brandon Roy returned.

He didn't start, he wasn't himself, he lacked the touch and edge he usually possesses, and he was out of shape.

But that in itself was enough to inspire the "down and out" Blazers to a game four win against the surging Suns.

Coming into this game, many Blazers fans were half expecting another uninspired contest, as known as shooting practice for the Suns. Fans were suddenly asking themselves if this team had been vastly overrated. 

Is Aldridge just another soft forward that was mistakenly thought of as a future All-Star?

What were we thinking when we thought we would upset the Suns?

What the heck is Rudy doing? 

Doubt. And a heavy dose of it, to be completely sure.

Blazers fans were down and out. The team was tired and out of options. The coach had three offensive threats. One was being doubled every time he touched the ball, the other was being guarded by the larger Grant Hill, and well...Rudy was looking less and less like a future Blazer.

But then there was Roy.

To be quite honest, no one really knew what woul ...

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