Former NBA player Brandon Roy shot, wounded in California

Erica Roy
May 4, 2017

In this photo taken February 8, 2017, Nathan Hale High School head coach and former NBA all-star Brandon Roy talks with an official during a Metro League basketball game, in Seattle. A source tells USA Today the men "opened fire randomly", and four people were hit. In the Trail Blazer's statement, the team said Roy was once nicknamed "The Natural", and remains a fan favorite.

The former 3-time NBA All-Star was treated in LA but has returned home to Washington, according to the report.

Multiple outlets are reporting that former Blazers star Brandon Roy was shot in California over the weekend. All four victims-including Roy, who was shot in the leg-had non-life-threatening injuries. He attempted a comeback in 2012 and appeared in five regular-season games for the Minnesota Timberwolves,?before undergoing another knee surgery. He now coaches the Nathan Hale High School basketball team in Seattle. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Brandon and his family during this time".

Brandon Roy earned the Rookie of the Year award and was named an All-Star three times before his six-year National Basketball Association career was cut short due to chronic knee injuries in 2013.

Roy played 5 seasons in Portland before retiring in 2011 because of knee problems. He took over as head coach at Nathan Hale in 2016.

Other reports by VideoGamingPros

Discuss This Article

FOLLOW OUR NEWSPAPER