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NBA: Minnesota 111, Phoenix 107

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Nikola Pekovic poured in 28 points and Kevin Love added 23 with 18 rebounds Saturday, boosting the Minnesota Timberwolves over Phoenix 111-107.

Timberwolves' Roy has surgery

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Minnesota Timberwolves guard Brandon Roy is out indefinitely after arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Monday.

NBA: Minnesota 92, Sacramento 80

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Guard J.J. Barea picked up the scoring slack with 21 points Friday and despite opening the season without two key players Minnesota downed Sacramento 92-80.

NBA: Portland 84, Dallas 82

PORTLAND, Ore., April 23 (UPI) -- Brandon Roy pumped in 24 points Saturday and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to down Dallas 84-82, knotting their first-round playoff series 2-2.

NBA: Portland 104, Dallas 101

PORTLAND, Ore., March 16 (UPI) -- Brandon Roy scored 21 points and sank a critical shot in the final minute of play Tuesday in the Portland Trail Blazers' 104-101 win over Dallas.

NBA: Portland 93, Charlotte 69

PORTLAND, Ore., March 6 (UPI) -- LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points Saturday and the Portland Trail Blazers clamped down on defense in their 93-69 victory over Charlotte.

NBA: Portland 107, Denver 106 (OT)

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- LaMarcus Aldridge put Portland ahead with 23 seconds left in overtime Friday and the Trail Blazers held on to edge Denver 107-106.
Blazers' Roy has surgery on both knees

Blazers' Roy has surgery on both knees

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Portland Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy underwent arthroscopic surgery on both of his knees Monday, the team announced.
Brandon Roy out indefinitely

Brandon Roy out indefinitely

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The Portland Trail Blazers announced Thursday guard Brandon Roy would be out of action indefinitely due to knee soreness.

NBA: Portland 106, Milwaukee 80

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- LaMarcus Aldridge pumped in 29 points and grabbed 19 rebounds Monday, propelling the Portland Trail Blazers to a 106-80 win over Milwaukee.

NBA: Portland 101, Phoenix 94

PHOENIX, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Brandon Roy scored 26 points Friday and the Portland Trail Blazers took advantage of a big game at the foul line to defeat Phoenix 101-94.

NBA: Portland 106, Phoenix 99

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Wesley Matthews scored 24 points Tuesday to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 106-99 victory over Phoenix.

NBA: Portland 100, LA Clippers 91

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Wesley Matthews scored 26 points for Portland and the Trail Blazers hit 31-of-36 free-throw attempts Sunday in their 100-91 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: Boston 99, Portland 95

BOSTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Ray Allen scored Boston's only three points over the final 5:45 Wednesday, helping the Celtics fight off a comeback and defeat Portland 99-95.

NBA: Portland 100, Detroit 78

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- LaMarcus Aldridge scored 19 points and had 17 rebounds Tuesday to lead the Portland Trail Blazers past the Detroit Pistons 100-78.
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Portland Trail Blazers' Brandon Roy (L) goes to the basket against Seattle SuperSonics' Kevin Durant during the first half at the Key Arena in Seattle on March 24, 2008. Roy scored 11 points in the Trail Blazers 84-91 loss to the SuperSonics. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)
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Brandon Dawayne Roy (born July 23, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. He was selected sixth in the 2006 NBA Draft, having completed four years playing for the Washington Huskies. In 2009, he served as the team's co-captain, along with LaMarcus Aldridge. His nickname is "B-Roy", but he is also referred to as "The Natural" by announcer Brian Wheeler.

Born in Seattle, Washington, Roy became known for his immediate impact on the Trail Blazers. Zach Randolph, then the team captain, was traded to the New York Knicks at the end of Roy's first season, which cleared the way for Roy to take on a leadership role on the team. Though hampered by an injured ankle, Roy won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award for 2006–07 in a near-unanimous vote. He played 57 games as a rookie and averaged 16.8 points per game in the 2006–07 season. He was selected as a reserve to the 2008 NBA All-Star Game, the 2009 NBA All-Star Game, and the 2010 NBA All-Star Game. Roy played the most minutes of any Western Conference player, and tied for the most points in the West in the 2008 game, and he played the most minutes of any player during the 2009 game.

Roy was born in Seattle, Washington on July 23, 1984, and attended the African-American Academy elementary school. He first started taking basketball seriously while playing for the Amateur Athletic Union, one of the largest sports organizations in the United States. He attended Garfield High School in Seattle, and was considered one of the state's best high school players. He was an early-entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft straight out of high school, but he withdrew his name after consideration.

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