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Brandon Roy Speaks With J.J. Redick on The Vertical Podcast

Now 31 and retired, Roy speaks with Redick about his life leading up to the NBA and how it felt to leave it. Beloved Portland Trail Blazer Brandon Roy joined J.J. Redick on The Vertical Podcast to discuss his mindset going into the NBA, what playing in the NBA meant to him, and what it was like to retire in 2011 due to medical issues. The following is an excerpt from their conversation: Roy: The honest truth is, I never asked ‘Why me?’ because the first all-star game I ever played in was the NBA all-star game, and I always looked at that as a blessing. From the moment I sat there at...

Brandon Roy opens up about getting amnestied, knee injuries: Trail Blazers links

Former Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy was on The Vertical podcast with J.J. Redick over the weekend for a wide-ranging discuss with the current Clippers guard.

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