Wolves release Brandon Roy

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The one-year Brandon Roy experiment is over.

Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders released Roy on Friday. The saves the team $5.3 million.

"We wish Brandon and his family all the best in the future," Saunders said in a statement released by the team.

Roy, who retired from basketball in December of 2011, played in just five games this season because his knees just couldn't hold up.

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