2012 NBA Off-Season Rumors: Brandon Roy Making a Comeback? Could Head to the Lakers?

Brandon Roy's career tragically ended before the 2012 lockout-shortened season started. After many problems with his knees, Roy decided to call it quits.

Now with the NBA Finals coming up soon and the off-season in full swing, the former Portland Trail Blazers star guard could be making a comeback.

According to a tweet made by ESPN's Chris Palmer, Roy could be back next year.

The Los Angeles Lakers are believed to be a suitor if Roy does in fact make a comeback. The Lakers are in need of a helpful swingman next to Kobe Bryant. The Lakers have been in rumors to get Andre Iguodala, but a trade for him seems unlikely.

Roy is 28 years old and still can have a lot of time left in the league if he plays again. However, the big question is if his knees are up to the task of holding up? It seemed like a given that Roy was going to make a comeback, and now he is finally here.

A year off for him is most probably beneficial for him. Best of luck to Brandon on his comeback.

Josh Dhani is the founder of FootBasket. He also contributes at Hoops Authority and Eight Points Nine Seconds. You can read more about him at his website. Follow him on Twitter @joshdhani.

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