Roy Rogers (basketball)

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Roy Rogers
Pistons asst coach Roy Rogers in 2012.jpg
Rogers in 2012 as Detroit Pistons assistant coach
Brooklyn Nets
Assistant coach
Personal information
Born (1973-08-19) August 19, 1973 (age 40)
Linden, Alabama
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (208 cm)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school Linden (Linden, Alabama)
College Alabama (1992–1996)
NBA draft 1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22nd overall
Selected by the Vancouver Grizzlies
Pro playing career 1996–2004
Position Power forward
Number 40, 99, 9, 25
Career history
As player:
1996–1997 Vancouver Grizzlies
1997–1998 Boston Celtics
1998 Toronto Raptors
1999–2000 Denver Nuggets
2000 Memphis Houn'Dawgs (ABA)
2000–2001 CSKA Moscow (Russia)
2002 Aurora Basket Jesi (Italy)
2003–2004 Noteć Inowrocław (Poland)
As coach:
2013–present Brooklyn Nets (assistant)
Career NBA statistics
Points 652 (4.8 ppg)
Rebounds 483 (3.5 rpg)
Blocks 209 (1.5 bpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Roy Lee Rogers, Jr. (born August 19, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the NBA.

Rogers, a 6' 9" power forward from the University of Alabama, was selected with the 22nd overall pick in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies. He appeared in 137 NBA games between 1996 and 2000, averaging 4.8 points per game. He last played professionally in 2003 in Poland.

Rogers served as an assistant coach for the Tulsa 66ers and Austin Toros of the NBA Development League, and was head coach of the Huntsville Flight (now rebranded as the Albuquerque Thunderbirds) in 2005.[1] He also worked as an assistant coach of the New Jersey Nets of the NBA.[2] On August 3, 2010, he became a scout for the Nets.[3] Shortly after, he left for the Boston Celtics. In 2013, he joined Jason Kidd's coaching staff on the Brooklyn Nets.[4]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1996–97 Vancouver 82 50 22.5 .505 1.000 .574 4.7 .6 .3 2.0 6.6
1997–98 Boston 9 0 4.1 .375 .000 .500 .6 .1 .2 .4 .8
1997–98 Toronto 6 0 11.5 .353 .000 .250 2.0 .2 .2 .7 2.2
1999–2000 Denver 40 0 8.9 .398 .000 .463 2.0 .2 .0 1.0 2.2
Career 137 50 16.9 .483 .500 .532 3.5 .4 .2 1.5 4.8

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charlie Waggener Spurs purchase puts Toros on the map at the Wayback Machine (archived November 11, 2007). Theaccent.org (2007-10-01)
  2. ^ NJ Nets: Au revoir, Curly. NJ.com (2008-07). Retrieved on 2012-05-10.
  3. ^ Nets Realign Scouting Department. Nba.com (2010-08-03). Retrieved on 2012-05-10.
  4. ^ Nets Agree to Terms with Assistants Frank, Rogers, Hughes

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