Washington retires Roy's jersey

Updated: January 27, 2009, 10:39 AM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Six winters ago, Brandon Roy was ineligible and insecure, cleaning out containers in a shipyard.

Now, he's cleaning up every major basketball honor in his path.

The latest came Thursday night, when the 2006 All-America and Pac-10 player of the year, the 2007 NBA rookie of the year, 2008 All-Star and Portland Trail Blazers dynamo came home to become the second player in the 107-season history of basketball at the University of Washington to have his Huskies jersey ...

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