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Brandon Roy is either going to be the biggest steal or the biggest bust of the free-agent season.
At two years, $10.4 million, the deal is relatively low risk, but the status of his knees has to be a concern, as he attempts to make his comeback with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Health is a big fear with the three-time All-Star, but it’s is only part of the story when it comes to Roy and the Timberwolves.
Anybody who’s watched Roy play over the past six years knows that the 6’5” guard plays one of the slowest styles of basketball that the league has to offer.
His isolation game was perfect in Nate McMillan’s slow-down system, but the Timberwolves ran the fourth-highest pace in the NBA last year.
If Roy is healthy and able to adjust his style of play, he’ll be one of the best values in the league.
If his knees are an issue, and he can’t adapt to Minnesota’s pace, he’s going to hurt the Timberwolves next season.