|No. 24 – Budivelnyk Kiev|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
September 11, 1982 |
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
|High school||Mansfield (Mansfield, Ohio)|
|College||Morehead State (2000–2004)|
|NBA draft||2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 48th overall|
|Selected by the Sacramento Kings|
|2005–2007||Bipop Carire Reggio Emilia|
|2010||Khimki Moscow Region|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ricky Donell Minard Jr. (born September 11, 1982) is an American professional basketball player for Budivelnyk Kyiv of the Ukrainian SuperLeague. He is Morehead State's career scoring leader. He is affectionately known to fans abroad as "Ricky Bobby"
He was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 2004 NBA Draft. A 6'4" guard from Morehead State University, Minard was signed by the Kings in July 2004, but they have waived him in November the same year, and so far he has never appeared in an NBA game.
He has played professionally in Italy for Lauretana Biella (2004–2005), Bipop Carire Reggio Emilia (2005–2007), Premiata Montegranaro (2007–2009), Lottomatica Roma (2009–2010), Novipiu Casale (2012) and Virtus Bologna (2012-2013). In March 2010 he started playing in Russia for BC Khimki Moscow Region (2010) and UNICS Kazan (2010–11). He also played in Ukraine for Azovmash Mariupol (2011-2012). In July 2013, Minard signed with Budivelnyk Kyiv.
- Martin signs for three years, $2.34 million - NBA - ESPN
- "Budivelnyk signs Ricky Minard". Sportando.net. Retrieved 25 July 2013.
- NBA.com Draft bio
- NBADL profile
- NBADraft.net profile
- Who is Ricky Minard?
- Eurobasket profile