December 13, 1966|
|Died||September 11, 2015
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Beecher (Flint, Michigan)|
|NBA draft||1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23rd overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Hawks|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|1990–1991||Cedar Rapids Silver Bullets|
|1993||Quad City Thunder|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Roy Lane Marble, Jr. (December 13, 1966 – September 11, 2015) was an American professional basketball player, 6'6" tall, who played as a shooting guard/small forward - most popularly known as a swingman.
After playing four seasons at the University of Iowa from 1985 to 1989, Marble left the college as Iowa's all-time leading scorer with 2,116 points, Marble was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the first round (23rd overall) of the 1989 NBA Draft, playing for the club during his rookie year (24 games, scoring a total of 51 points).
In August 2014, Marble was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer that began in his lungs. He was publicly vocal about his struggle with this terminal disease, while relocating his family from Iowa to his home state of Michigan.
Roy Marble died of cancer on September 11, 2015 at the age of 48.
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