Portland ships rights to Foye to Minnesota for rights to Roy
New York, NY (Sports Network) – Randy Foye was not a Trail Blazer for long, as
Portland traded the rights to the Villanova guard along with cash
considerations to Minnesota for the rights to Washington guard Brandon Roy.
Portland acquired the rights to the seventh overall selection through an
earlier trade with Boston. The Trail Blazers sent point guard Sebastian
Telfair, forward Theo Ratliff and a future second round draft pick to the
Celtics for forward Raef LaFrentz, guard Dan Dickau and the seventh pick.
Boston chose Foye for Portland, but the Blazers turned around and immediately
sent him to Minnesota for Roy, who was selected one spot earlier with the
Roy grabbed headlines and accolades in his senior campaign, being selected
as a 2006 first team Associated Press All-American, 2006 Pac-10 Player of the
Year and a 2006 Wooden Award Finalist.
Foye was named the 2006 Big East Player of the Year and has the ability to
attack the basket and finish in traffic. He was part of a three-guard
attack for the Wildcats during a run to the Minneapolis Regional final last