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Kahn: Timberwolves are interested in Brandon Roy

Timberwolves president David Kahn says the team is interested in signing free agent Brandon Roy, a three-time All-Star who missed last season with knee problems.
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Timberwolves president David Kahn says the team is interested in signing free agent Brandon Roy, a three-time All-Star who missed last season with knee problems.

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