Roderick Blakney

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Roderick Blakney
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Personal information
Born (1976-08-06) August 6, 1976 (age 43)
Hartsville, South Carolina
NationalityAmerican / Bulgarian
Listed height6 ft 1.25 in (1.86 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolHartsville (Hartsville, South Carolina)
CollegeSouth Carolina State (1994–1998)
NBA draft1998 / Undrafted
Playing career1998–2013
PositionPoint guard
Career history
1998Sioux Falls Skyforce
1998–1999Dakota Wizards
1999–2001Cincinnati Stuff
2001Los Prados
2002–2003AEK Athens
2006–2007Dynamo Moscow
2008–2009Türk Telekom
2010–2011Unicaja Málaga
2011–2012Lokomotiv Kuban
2012–2013Cajasol 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 ​14 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]

National team career[edit]

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


  1. ^ UNICAJA tabs Roderick Blakney
  2. ^ Unicaja holds onto Blakney
  3. ^ Lokomotiv Kuban tabs Roderick Blakney
  4. ^ "Cajasol Sevilla lands Roderick Blakney".

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