Richard Roby

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Richard Roby
Richard Roby - Colorado.jpg
No. 15 – Akita Northern Happinets
Position Shooting guard
League Bj league
Personal information
Born (1985-09-28) September 28, 1985 (age 29)
San Bernardino, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Lawrence Academy
(Groton, Massachusetts)
College Colorado (2004–2008)
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Pro career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2009 Bnei Hasharon (Israel)
2009–2010 Maccabi Haifa (Israel)
2010 Halcones Rojos Veracruz (Mexico)
2010–2011 Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League)
2011 Peristeri (Greece)
2012 Fos Ouest Provence (France 2nd)
2012 Estudiantes de Bahía Blanca (Argentina)
2012–2013 Wonju Dongbu Promy (South Korea)
2013 Gaiteros del Zulia (Venezuela)
2013–present Akita Northern Happinets (Japan)

Richard Roby (born September 28, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Akita Northern Happinets of the Japanese bj league. He attended high school at Lawrence Academy at Groton, Massachusetts. Roby attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and played for the Buffaloes from 2004 to 2008. He averaged 17 points and 5.5 rebounds during his career for the Buffaloes. He graduated as Colorado's all-time leading scorer, doing so in his final collegiate game.[1]

Roby is the half-brother of Kenyon Martin. Roby was married in 2011 to Kendrea Oliver in Las Vegas, Nevada. Together they have three children [2][not in citation given][3][not in citation given]

Professional career[edit]

In the summer of 2008, Roby signed a contract through the year 2009 with Bnei Hasharon in Israel. During the 2009/2010 season, he joined Maccabi Haifa B.C..

Roby played for the Nuggets in the NBA Summer League in 2010.[4] After playing eight games with Halcones Rojos de Veracruz in Mexico, he left and then signed with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA D-League.

Richard played for Fos sur mer team, in French league (LNB 2nd division ) .

He currently plays for Club Wonju Dongbu Promy, a Korean basketball league team (aka KBL).


  1. ^ Colorado Buffaloes vs. Oklahoma Sooners - Recap - March 14, 2008 - ESPN – "Colorado's Richard Roby had 18 points to finish his career with 2,001 points, breaking Donnie Boyce's school record by six points."
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  4. ^ NBA Summer League Rosters - Vegas

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