Report: Former Dayton guard finds new home in Europe

Published: Monday, July 09, 2018 @ 8:40 AM

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Former Dayton Flyers guard Brian Roberts will take his game to Spain next season.

Roberts, 32, will play for Unicaja Malaga, according to a report by EuroHoops.net on Monday. Malaga is the sixth-largest city in Spain.

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Last year, Roberts played with Olympiacos B.C. in Piraeaus, Greece. He averaged 6.9 points, 1.4 assists and 1.7 rebounds in 32 games.

It was the first time Roberts played in Europe since 2012, when he helped lead Brose Basket Bamberg to its third straight national championship. He started his professional career in 2008-09 in Israel.

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Previously, Roberts appeared in 41 games with the Charlotte Hornets in the 2016-17 season, averaging 3.5 points, 1.3 assists and 1.0 rebound. Roberts made his NBA debut in 2012 with New Orleans. In five NBA seasons, he appeared in 314 games and averaged 6.6 points.

Roberts played for the Flyers from 2004-08 and is the fourth-leading scorer in school history (1,962 points). UD inducted Roberts into its hall of fame in 2017.

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