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Friday Flakes: Isaiah Roby Is Making a Good Impression at the NBA Combine

Has a Nebraska basketball player ever impressed at the NBA Combine?

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Well this is something you don’t see everyday. A Nebraska basketball player who was not only invited to the NBA Combine, but appears to be impressing NBA scouts and analysts.

As always they measure the players to a ridiculous degree. Remember, that Drew Brees had small hands! Very impressive 3.9% body fat.

In his first NBA Combine game he had a very respectable line.

Lastly, here’s a message from the one and only Isaiah Roby.

Also, there were two coaches on site to watch him play.



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