He was a smart, savvy player who could score at will and was an underrated defender.
More than anything, he was a competitor who refused to take a loss at any cost.
Given that he spent his entire career in the Pacific Northwest, some people may not have fully appreciated his brilliance.
His career came crashing down when knee injuries sapped him of his explosiveness, and after a long road back from rehab, he finally decided to retire last fall.
Well, Roy appears to be heading back to the NBA, and I think Detroit could be a good fit for the former All-Star.
Here are four reasons Detroit might go after Roy.