Former NBA player Brandon Roy shot, wounded in California

Posted May 04, 2017

Someone opened fire randomly outside Roy's grandmother's house, and he was shielding some of the kids who were there, the person told Amick. The statement referred to reports that Roy was wounded as a bystander while visiting family and is expected to recover.

Former NBA All-Star Brandon Roy was injured in a shooting over the weekend outside his grandmother's home in Compton, authorities said.

Williams said all four victims were shot in the upper body but suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Roy, a former All-Star with the Portland Trail Blazers whose career was cut short due to knee issues, has reportedly already returned to Washington.

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Multiple outlets are reporting that former Blazers star Brandon Roy was shot in California over the weekend. He made a short-lived comeback with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2012-2013 but he has not played since.

Roy led Nathan Hale High to an undefeated record and the state title in his first year as the team's head coach in 2016.

Roy played for the Trail Blazers from 2006-2011.

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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.

He now coaches the men's basketball team at a Seattle high school.

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