Not too many days after going under the knife, Brandon Roy appears confident that he’ll never be the player he once was. Let’s check Chris Mannix’s Twitter for Roy’s mixed messages:
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He’ll be back
he acknowledges it, but the thing about roy is that he would probably make it a personal challenge of his to get back to it.
I would like to know what would’ve happened if he didn’t get injured, like a Kobe 2.0, who scores a little less, but dishes more
I TOLD YALL B.ROY IS HISTORY!
This much is known.
This really makes me sad
I love kids game. I hate this news. He doesn’t do one thing exceptional, but he does everything well above average.
Reality setting in
@Max, you must be out of your mind to even attempt to compare Roy to Kobe. Roy cant score and by the way assist numbers are almost identical.
Maybe he’ll become an even better all around player.
Damn there goes my fantasy player and my blazes in 2K11, I feel bad for him man he’s nice he could have developed into a Kobe bryant 2.0 man I guess I gotta find a different team to beast with in 2K11 ahh damn injuries, but at least he’s aware of the fact that he won’t be the same as he was so thats a good thing maybe he can work on a different aspect of his game.
I hope he’s just over reacting! He doesn’t deserve this, no player does! smh
so sad, both Kobe and Artest said Roy was the hardest player to defend in the League…
Have some faith young BRoy. It definitely sucks, but he had an amazing run before the injury and he’ll still have a career that most ball-players would envy.
players should make a note to themselves……try not to get traded to the blazers….it seems like every blazer suffers a fatal injury!
whats with the kobe 2.0 nonesense?
BRoy was nice, real nice but somehow he got overrated a bit by the hardcore NBA fans who watch basketball more than the casual fan. Interesting observation of mine. Probably a lot to do with the Kobe and Artest interviews.
Anyway, I feel bad for him. Always terrible to see someone’s career go down this way.
Man its sad to see B Roy go down like this hopefully he can bounce back and still be a good rather than solid player.
Just to let you know, Chris Mannix is not the sharpest tool in the shed… He is the same guy who declared with capital letters that Asiah Thomas is a genius because he traded for Marbury… I don’t believe a word he says, even if he quoting others. he is a complete tool
Why on Earth would a professional athlete admit this? Bet his agent is facepalming right now.
This was mentioned above, but Kobe has said that he’s the hardest guy (for him) to defend in the league.
To me he seems more like tracy 2.0
who ever plays in portland is bound to have a serious injury where they are most likely to die..
He was more than just an athletic player so he could come back and make some noise.
So he isn’t super explosive any more, so what? He’ll still get to the rim somewhat well,shoot the ball, and distribute the basketball. Come on BRoy, buck up!
Yeah it’s def bad as lifetime blazer from Portland but we’re all pretty much used to it by now. Nate McMillan is a great coach and keeps us fighting as the rugged underdog to good/great records with a battered and broken line up. Helps us enjoy the bright side of recent events; L.A. is taking charge and becoming the player we all knew he could be with that talent, Wes Matthews got an opportunity and has become a clutch and very serviceable as a 2 that plays well with Dre, Batum is continuing to gradually develop into his massive ceiling, Patty Mills and Fernandez became best friends and it’s made them both in love with Portland suddenly and loyal to the blazers, Oden and Roy are still going to play at some point and even in limited minutes are exceptional players at 80% health. Roy’s game won’t suffer all that much anyway maybe 18-20pts, 3-4rbs, 4-5asts at 45%fg, 39%3pt and 84%ft in 32mpg. His game was already very skill oriented not speed or old VC athleticism that disappears after joint’s and cartilage go. He won’t be an all nba 2nd team player anymore but he won’t be like a 30yr old tmac or vc.
Larry Johnson esque? Could Roy become an off the ball player? I’m not comparing their play style or injuries, just a different career trajectory based on setbacks.
If he can become like Penny, and be what he was on the Suns (which was not the all-world superstar he was in Orlando, but was still a very solid roleplayer, similar to what Grant Hill has also become), then his career will be saved.
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