Rodney Monroe

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Rodney Monroe
Personal information
Born (1968-04-16) April 16, 1968 (age 47)
Baltimore, Maryland
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school St. Maria Goretti
(Hagerstown, Maryland)
College NC State (1987–1991)
NBA draft 1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Pro career 1991–2007
Position Shooting guard
Number 12
Career history
1991–1992 Atlanta Hawks
1993 Canberra Cannons (Australia)
1993–1994 Rochester Renegade (CBA)
1994–1995 Hapoel Gvat/Yagur (Israel)
1995–1997 Florida Beachdogs (CBA)
1997–1998 Keravnos (Cyprus)
1998–1999 Libertas Forlì (Italy)
1999–2002 Fabriano Basket (Italy)
2002–2003 Euro Roseto (Italy)
2003–2005 Conad Rimini (Italy)
2005–2006 Plasencia (Spain)
2007 Pepsi Caserta (Italy)
Career highlights and awards
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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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