Brandon Roy Left Game Early, Did Not Return, Done for Trip?

Original Post (5:09PM)

Blazers guard Brandon Roy appeared to re-aggravate his right hamstring strain during the first half of tonight's game against the 76ers in Philadelphia.

Roy drove to the basket and hit a pull-up jumper over Samuel Dalembert with 1:02 left in the second quarter.  Roy grimaced as he jogged back to play defense and appeared to be moving gingerly.  Play stopped due to a foul call with 21 seconds left in the half and Roy checked out of the game, heading directly to the locker room with trainer Jay Jensen.  

As Roy left the court, Blazers broadcaster Mike Barrett said, "Likely done for the night, you would suspect... and who knows for the rest of the trip." 

Roy missed the last two Blazers games -- a win over Orlando and a loss to Washington -- due to the hamstring strain.

Update (5:16PM): Brandon Roy will not return.

Update (7:41PM): Joe Freeman of The Oregonian reports Brandon Roy is likely done for the rest of the road trip, which includes Friday at Boston and Saturday at Detroit.

Brandon Roy on his strained right hamstring: "Odds are high that I'll miss the next two (games) just because we want to be smart with (the injury)."

Update (9:27PM): Here's Freeman's full story on the injury with talk of a more patient Roy going forward.

-- Ben Golliver | benjamin.golliver@gmail.com | Twitter

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