10 best NBA careers by Nebraska basketball alums

The Nebraska basketball program has not exactly been an NBA factory, but there are some players who have made it to the next level and succeeded.

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The next player on the list is a much more recent Nebraska basketball star who always seemed like he was on the cusp of finding out just how good he could be in Lincoln. Isaiah Roby has so far, had a bit of an up and down pro career but he’s found some success here and there along the way.

Roby played for the Huskers from 2016 to 2019 and posted his best overall season in his final year with the Huskers. That season he averaged 11.8 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game. Roby was later selected in the second round of the 2019 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons but he never played a game for the Motor City squad.

 From 2019 to 2021, Roby played for Oklahoma City, he played in 109 games and started 62 of them. In the 2022-2023 season, he moved to the San Antonio Spurs, where he played in 41 games and started two.

The former Nebraska basketball star is averaging 7.68 points per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. So far, Isaiah Roby hasn’t played in NBA game during the 2023-2024 season. Though it’s not quite over just yet.