Rodney Monroe

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Rodney Monroe
No. 12
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born(1968-04-16) April 16, 1968 (age 45)
Baltimore, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Maria Goretti
(Hagerstown, Maryland)
CollegeNC State (1987–1991)
NBA draft1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Pro playing career1991–2007
Career history
1991–1992Atlanta Hawks
1993Canberra Cannons (Australia)
1993–1994Rochester Renegade (CBA)
1994–1995Hapoel Gvat/Yagur (Israel)
1995–1997Florida Beachdogs (CBA)
1997–1998Keravnos (Cyprus)
1998–1999Libertas Forlì (Italy)
1999–2002Fabriano Basket (Italy)
2002–2003Euro Roseto (Italy)
2003–2005Conad Rimini (Italy)
2005–2006Plasencia (Spain)
2007Pepsi Caserta (Italy)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
 
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Rodney Monroe
No. 12
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born(1968-04-16) April 16, 1968 (age 45)
Baltimore, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Maria Goretti
(Hagerstown, Maryland)
CollegeNC State (1987–1991)
NBA draft1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Pro playing career1991–2007
Career history
1991–1992Atlanta Hawks
1993Canberra Cannons (Australia)
1993–1994Rochester Renegade (CBA)
1994–1995Hapoel Gvat/Yagur (Israel)
1995–1997Florida Beachdogs (CBA)
1997–1998Keravnos (Cyprus)
1998–1999Libertas Forlì (Italy)
1999–2002Fabriano Basket (Italy)
2002–2003Euro Roseto (Italy)
2003–2005Conad Rimini (Italy)
2005–2006Plasencia (Spain)
2007Pepsi Caserta (Italy)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Rodney Monroe (born April 16, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2nd round (30th overall) of the 1991 NBA Draft. A 6'3" (1.90 m) shooting guard, Monroe played only one year in the NBA with the Hawks during the 1991–92 season, appearing in 38 games and scoring a total of 131 points. Monroe also played professionally in Australia, Greece, Israel, Italy (for Carne Montana Forli (1998–1999), Fabriano Basket a.k.a. Banca Marche Fabriano (1999–2002) and Euro Roseto (2002–2003)), Spain, and the Philippines. Currently, Monroe is the director of basketball operations and men's basketball coach at SouthLake Christian Academy in Huntersville, North Carolina.[1]

Monroe played collegiately at North Carolina State and was ACC's Player of the Year in 1991 after averaging 27.0 points per game. He broke David Thompson's school scoring record at NC State and is 4th on the ACC's all-time scoring list with 2,551 career points. In 2002, Monroe was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary men's basketball team as one of the fifty greatest players in Atlantic Coast Conference history. "Fire and Ice" was the popular nickname given to Monroe and backcourt teammate Chris Corchiani during their years with the Wolfpack.

Monroe attended St. Maria Goretti High School in Hagerstown, Maryland and played in the competitive Baltimore Catholic League.

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