Roderick Blakney

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Roderick Blakney
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Personal information
Born (1976-08-06) August 6, 1976 (age 40)
Hartsville, South Carolina
Nationality American / Bulgarian
Listed height 6 ft 1.25 in (1.86 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Hartsville (Hartsville, South Carolina)
College South Carolina State (1994–1998)
NBA draft 1998 / Undrafted
Playing career 1998–2013
Position Point guard
Career history
1998 Sioux Falls Skyforce
1998–1999 Dakota Wizards
1999–2001 Cincinnati Stuff
2001 Los Prados
2001–2002 Iraklis
2002–2003 AEK Athens
2003–2006 Maroussi
2006–2007 Dynamo Moscow
2007–2008 Olympiacos
2008–2009 Türk Telekom
2009–2010 Panellinios
2010–2011 Unicaja Málaga
2011–2012 Lokomotiv Kuban
2012–2013 Cajasol Sevilla
Career highlights and awards

Roderick Bertrand Blakney (born August 6, 1976) is an American-born naturalized Bulgarian former professional basketball player.

College career[edit]

Blakney, a 6 ft 1 ¼ in (1.86 m) point guard played college basketball at South Carolina State University, averaging 20.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 4.7 assists in his senior year during the 1997–98 season.

Professional career[edit]

Since college, Blakney has played for numerous teams, including Greek League clubs such as Iraklis Thessaloniki (2001–02), AEK Athens (2002–03), Maroussi (2003–06), Olympiacos Piraeus (2007–08). He has also played with the Russian Superleague club Dynamo Moscow during the 2006-07 season.

In 2008, he joined the Turkish League team Türk Telekom. In 2009, he moved to Panellinios.

In November 2010 he signed a two-month contract with Unicaja Málaga in Spain,[1] that was later extended until the end of the 2010-11 season.[2]

In October 2011 he signed with Lokomotiv Kuban in Russia.[3] In December 2012, he returned to Spain and signed with Cajasol Sevilla until the end of the season.[4]

Bulgarian national team[edit]

Blakney is also a former member of the senior Bulgarian national basketball team.


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