PORTLAND, OR - APRIL 23: Brandon Roy #7 of the Portland Trail Blazers walks off the court after overcoming a 23 point deficit to defeat the Dallas Mavericks 84-82 in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 23, 2011 at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
The Brandon Roy comeback will not be complete until he steps on the court in a Minnesota Timberwolves this coming fall, but the Seattle-native took one big step on Thursday when he agreed toa contract with Minnesota. The two-year deal is reportedly worth $10 million.
After the news broke, the congratulations flowed in through Twitter from Roy's Husky and Seattle basketball families. Here are some of the best:
S/O 2 my big homie #Broy 4 signing with the Twolves!! Welcome back (Mase Voice) lol— Isaiah Thomas (@Isaiah_Thomas2) July 6, 2012
Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) July 6, 2012
He's back! Congrats to Ex-Husky Brandon Roy on his come back with theT-Wolves. A player that knows the game and plays the right way!#huskies— Coach Fortier (@CoachFortier) July 6, 2012
Congrats to the big homie BRoy... To the TWolves... He's back!!!— Abdul Gaddy (@gaddy253) July 6, 2012
Very happy to see my friend BRoy making his comeback official today.Welcome back B! #hometeam— Spencer Hawes (@spencerhawes00) July 6, 2012