Blazers Roy to have surgery on both knees

first_imgA visit from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. A 29-point half from Wesley Matthews. Comeback wins and overtime losses. It’s been anything but stagnant on the Blazers front over the past couple weeks, but one thing has been missing — news on Brandon Roy’s knees. Don’t fret. The wait is over. Blazers general manager, Rich Cho, announced Thursday that the shooting guard will undergo arthroscopic surgery on both of his knees. Team orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Donald Roberts, will perform the procedure next week. There is no timetable for his return. “I’m trying to do the best thing I can to get back on the floor,” said Roy through the release. “We’ve been able to get a number of different opinions and it’s something we’ve decided.” Roy, who has missed 16 games this season including the last 13, has been hampered by knee problems all year and announced last month that he would be sitting out indefinitely.Upon the announcement, Roy asserted that he, doctors and athletic trainers would explore a host of options to determine the best course of action towardlast_img read more