From nba.com's player bio. I guess he can chat with Manu and Oberto in Spanish!
Full name is Francisco Marihno Robby Elson.
A native of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Seventh Dutch player to play in the NBA.
Is fluent in Dutch, Spanish and English.
Was a member of the Dutch Under-20 National Team.
Never played high school basketball, instead played for club teams.
Has two brothers and a sister.
Played two seasons at Kilgore (Texas) Junior College before completing his college career at California … Appeared in 59 games for the Golden Bears over two seasons, starting 42 times … Finished seventh all-time on the school’s blocked shots list with 64 … Helped lead Cal to the NIT Championship as a senior … Averaged 5.4 ppg and 4.8 rpg in his two seasons in Berkeley.
Was drafted by the Nuggets in the second round of the 1999 NBA Draft, but played overseas for four years.