Isaiah Roby

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 230
College: Nebraska
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 2/3/1998

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 42
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
2019 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 45 by the Detroit Pistons (rights traded to the Dallas Mavericks)

Pros:

Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Fairly good rebounder
Fairly good defender
Solid shot blocker
Solid athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Can struggle to consistently create his own shot
Needs to improve his shooting mechanics
Can be too turnover prone
Can be too passive on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively

Summary:

Isaiah Roby is an athletic combo forward that could project to be a defensive specialist in the NBA.  He is a versatile scorer that has been developing his outside shot, and he also is a very good shot blocker for his size.  He will need to be more assertive on offense, but he could project to be a second round pick in 2019.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:

1/17/19 Nebraska vs. Michigan State

5/16/19 NBA Draft Combine Scrimmage Game

5/17/19 NBA Draft Combine Scrimmage Game

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