DALLAS—The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have acquired the draft rights to the 45th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, Isaiah Roby, and two future second round picks from the Detroit Pistons in exchange for the draft rights to 37th overall pick Deividas Sirvydis.
Roby (6-8, 230) was an early-entry candidate to this year’s draft after spending three seasons at Nebraska. As a junior, he averaged 11.8 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.3 steals while starting all 35 games. He shot .476 from the field and .702 from the free throw line during his career as a Cornhusker. Roby made 28 three-point field goals as a junior after making a combined 21 three-pointers in his first two seasons.
The Dixon, Ill., native twice named to the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2019) and earned Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll honors in 2017.