On This Date in NBA History: July 23, Brandon Roy was born

Oct 13, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Brandon Roy (3) against the Chicago Bulls at the Target Center. The Timberwolves defeated the Bulls 82-75. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

1984 – Happy 29th birthday to free agent shooting guard Brandon Roy who is on the verge of retiring after spending just six seasons in the league. The three-time All-Star returned after a one-season absence to play for the team that originally drafted him, the Minnesota Timberwolves, in 2012-13. Roy was originally on pace to be one of the better offensive players in NBA history, but his career was unfortunately cut short by multiple knee injuries.

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