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Isaiah Roby comes to Chicago at no. 38

In the second round, you rarely find a player who can become a regular staple within the rotation. What Isaiah Roby has, though, can’t be taught. Roby has the ability to matchup with several positions (all five in college) defensively, and that, first and foremost, jumps out about him.

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The 6-foot-8 junior would be coming home if he was selected by the Bulls. Roby, a native of Dixon, IL, established his case as a future NBA forward while at Nebraska. He is an athletic big man who plays with a lot of intensity on the defensive end. He’s definitely a Jim Boylen type of player.

Roby will not impress you a whole lot, offensively, but did shoot a decent rate from three (33.3 percent) last year. He does most of his work on the glass (career-best 6.9 boards per game last season) and taking on defensive responsibilities.

With the Bulls trading Bobby Portis and likely seeing Robin Lopez leave via free agency, the front court depth needs to be built up once more. Roby might take a year or two before he’s ready for significant minutes, but his potential as a key cog, defensively, is too great to pass up.