Unicaja Malaga announced signing of a one-year contract extension with Robert Archibald. Archibald arrived to Unicaja during the summer of 2008 from Azovmash Mariupol and in his first season he collected 7.9 ppg and 4.5 rpg for 15 Euroleague games. In ACB, Archibald added 8.7 ppg and 4.2 rpg for 38 appearances. Last season, he appeared 14 times in Euroleague with 9.1 ppg and 4.3 rpg. In Spain his numbers decreased to 7.5 ppg and 4 rpg.
In 2008, Archibald won the Ukrainian title with Azovmash. He helped them to do it with 11.9 ppg, 6.5 rpg and 1.6 apg for 18 Superleague games. They also won the National Cup and Archibald was named best center. Eurobasket awarded him with All-Ukrainian Superleague Player of the Year -08. Before Azovmash, Archibald spent two years with Joventut Badalona. In the past he also played for Scavolini Pesaro, Pamesa Valencia and Phoenix Suns.