Isaiah Roby is a professional basketball player who is currently playing for the San Antonio Spurs. Roby was born in Dixon, Illinois, and spent his high school years in Dixon High School. At the same time, Roby was playing for the school basketball team where she led Dixon to a combined 76-13 record.

Early Career in High School and College

During Roby’s junior season, he was able to deliver 12.5 points with 9.8 rebounds and 3.7 blocks per game. By the following year, his contribution to the team improved as he scored 19.7 points with 10.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists. He was also named second-team all-state and ranked 8th place in Illinois Mr. Basketball.

Roby committed to play for Nebraska in college, however, he suffered a pelvic stress reaction, that’s why his college debut was postponed. When he finally went out for his debut, he contributed an average of 3.1 points with 2.9 rebounds. One of the highlights of his college career was in his junior season, where he averaged 11.8 points with 6.9 rebounds. This eventually led the team to make it through the 2019 Big Ten Tournament.

Team San Antonio Spurs San Antonio Spurs
Position Small Forward
Height / weight 2.03 m / 104 kg
Born 3 Feb 1998
Nationality United States United States
Team History
San Antonio Spurs San Antonio Spurs 2022 - present
Oklahoma City Thunder Oklahoma City Thunder 2020 - 2022

Professional NBA Career

He joined the 2019 NBA Draft without an agent to help him. Eventually, he was selected by the Detroit Pistons, but later on, traded to the Dallas Mavericks. Even though he signed with the Mavericks, he kept on missing games due to plantar fascitis. By the following year, he was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder and was shortly assigned to the Oklahoma City Blue.

Roby’s Need for Sleep

Roby is still considered a very young player and has been stressing for 61 games for the last season as a rookie. Because the league was dealing with health protocols, Roby would like to ensure that he gets more sleep during this season. Not only he is living with the pressure to win their every game, but he is still a college student, so he was also seen doing his homework during travel and in his hotel room. There were also some nights that he had to take an examination right after his NBA game.

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