|Born||August 6, 1976|
Hartsville, South Carolina
|Nationality||American / Bulgarian|
|Listed height||6 ft 1.25 in (1.86 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||Hartsville (Hartsville, South Carolina)|
|College||South Carolina State (1994–1998)|
|NBA draft||1998 / Undrafted|
|1998||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|Career highlights and awards|
Roderick Bertrand Blakney (born August 6, 1976) is an American-born naturalized Bulgarian former professional basketball player.
Blakney, a 6 ft 1 1⁄4 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.
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.
National team career
Blakney was also a member of the senior Bulgarian national basketball team.