WTVO/WQRF — Isaiah Roby is wasting no time trying to form a bond with fans of the Dallas Mavericks.
The Dixon, Illinois native put out a video message to the fans Tuesday on social media. “What’s up Mavs fans? Isaiah Roby here from summer league practice here in Dallas. Make sure you guys check us out in Las Vegas and follow my Instagram and twitter.”
Roby was drafted in the second round of the NBA draft two weeks ago by the Detroit Pistons, but that pick was dealt to the Mavericks.
Roby will compete for the Mavericks summer league team in Las Vegas which starts on Friday. League play runs for 11 days.
Some of the other players on the Mavericks summer league squad include former University of Arkansas guard Daryl Macon, 7-footer Yousson Ndoye and 6-10 Kostas Antetokounmpo. He’s the younger brother of Milwaukee Bucks MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo.
The Mavericks Vegas Summer League Schedule follows:
Friday, July 6 vs. Brooklyn Nets at 6 p.m. CT on NBA TV
Saturday, July 6 vs. Houston Rockets at 8 p.m. CT on NBA TV
Monday, July 8 vs. Sacramento Kings at 2:30 CT on NBA TV
Wednesday, July 10 vs. Croatia at 2:30 p.m. on ESPNU