Rodrick Rhodes

Rodrick Rhodes

Infobox NBA Player
name = Rodrick Rhodes

caption =
position = Forward
nickname =
height_ft = 6
height_in = 6
weight_lb = 225
team =
nationality = USA
birth_date = birth date and age|1973|9|24
birth_place = Jersey City, New Jersey
college = Kentucky
draft = 24th overall
draft_year = 1997
draft_team = Houston Rockets
career_start = 1997
career_end =
former_teams = Houston Rockets (1997-1999)
Vancouver Grizzlies (1999)
Dallas Mavericks (2000)
awards =

Rodrick Rhodes (born September 24 1973, in Jersey City, New Jersey) is an American professional basketball player who was selected by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round (24th overall) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

Pro career

Rhodes played for the Rockets, Vancouver Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks in three NBA seasons. His best year as a professional came during his rookie year as a member of the Rockets, appearing in 58 games and averaging 5.8 ppg.

After leaving the NBA during the 2000 season, Rhodes went overseas and played in professional leagues in Cyprus, Greece, the Philippines, France and Puerto Rico.

College career

He played collegiately at the University of Kentucky and the University of Southern California.

High school career

As a prep player, Rhodes was a superstar from the time he was a freshman. He was a three time Parade All-American, and helped Jersey City's St. Anthony High School, led by Coach Bob Hurley win two state titles in 1989 and 1991. At one point, was considered the equal of future NBA player Jason Kidd.

Coaching career

Rhodes is currently an assistant coach at the University of Massachusetts. In 2005, he was an assistant coach at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, and after enjoying a successful season there, he moved on to become an assistant at Idaho State University in 2006. [ [ O'Brien Completes First Staff With Rodrick Rhodes :: Former NBA and college star with Kentucky and Southern California ] ]

External links

* [ Roderick Rhodes page]


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