In his five years with the Trail Blazers, Brandon Roy made his mark on the NBA. He appeared in the All-Star game three times, was named the 2006-07 Rookie of the Year and was ranked No. 8 in the league for scoring during the 2008-09 season. He averaged 19.0 points per game for his career—peaking at 22.6 points in 2008-09 and 21.5 points in 2009-10—and is a 46-percent shooter. He has played in 15 career playoff games, including six in 2008-09 when he averaged 26.7 points per game in the postseason.
Roy will be a positive asset to Minnesota's roster. Here are five reasons why.