Rodney Monroe

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Rodney Monroe
Personal information
Born (1968-04-16) April 16, 1968 (age 51)
Baltimore, Maryland
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Maria Goretti
(Hagerstown, Maryland)
CollegeNC State (1987–1991)
NBA draft1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career1991–2007
PositionShooting guard
Career history
1991–1992Atlanta Hawks
1993Canberra Cannons
1993–1994Rochester Renegade
1994–1995Hapoel Gvat/Yagur
1995–1997Florida Beach Dogs
1998–1999Libertas Forlì
1999–2002Fabriano Basket
2002–2003Euro Roseto
2003–2005Conad Rimini
2007Pepsi Caserta
Career highlights and awards
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Rodney Monroe (born April 16, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and other leagues. He was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the second round (30th pick 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 the Atlantic a Coast Conference 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 fourth 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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