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Rodrick Rhodes
Born September 24, 1973 (1973-09-24) (age 36)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Nationality USA
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
College Kentucky
Draft 24th overall, 1997
Houston Rockets
Pro career 1997–present
Former teams Houston Rockets (1997-1999)
Vancouver Grizzlies (1999)
Dallas Mavericks (2000)

Rodrick Rhodes (born September 24, 1973, in Jersey City, New Jersey) is an American professional basketball player who was selected by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round (24th overall) of the 1997 NBA Draft.


Pro career

Rhodes played for the Rockets, Vancouver Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks in three NBA seasons. His best year as a professional came during his rookie year as a member of the Rockets, appearing in 58 games and averaging 5.8 ppg.

After leaving the NBA during the 2000 season, Rhodes went overseas and played in professional leagues in Cyprus, Greece, the Philippines, France and Puerto Rico.

College career

He played collegiately at the University of Kentucky and the University of Southern California.

High school career

As a prep player, Rhodes was a superstar from the time he was a freshman. He was a three time Parade All-American, and helped Jersey City's St. Anthony High School, led by Coach Bob Hurley win two state titles in 1989 and 1991. At one point, was considered the equal of future NBA star Jason Kidd.

Coaching career

Rhodes was an assistant coach at the University of Massachusetts and is now an Administrative Assistant Coach at Seton Hall University, in South Orange, New Jersey. In 2005, he was an assistant coach at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, and after enjoying a successful season there, he moved on to become an assistant at Idaho State University in 2006.[1]

External links


  1. ^ O'Brien Completes First Staff With Rodrick Rhodes :: Former NBA and college star with Kentucky and Southern California


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