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Brandon Roy: 5 Ways He Can Alter His Game to Prolong His Career
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Brandon Roy's injury woes this past season have been well-documented, and much speculation has been given to his future with the Blazers and in the league. Though he may never return to the franchise player that he was just a few years ago, that doesn't mean he can't still be a key piece for Portland moving forward.

Given the severity of Roy's knee injuries, it's clear he won't be the same slashing two-guard he was in the past, but that doesn't mean his days as a productive player are done. Roy proved this postseason that he can still rise to the occasion and make a huge impact on a game when he's called upon.

Brandon Roy's undoubtedly a scorer first, but he's not a one-dimensional player, and if he wants to be able to keep contributing to the Blazers on a regular basis (I doubt he can pull out a Game 4 nightly, but you never know), he must elevate the other elements of his game besides scoring, something he is fully capable of doing.

While I'm no expert, I've come up with a few ideas that I think could keep Brandon Roy in a Blazers jersey and contributing for years to come...

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