Rodney Stuckey life and biography

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Rodney Stuckey biography

Date of birth : 1986-04-21
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Kent, Washington
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-05-02
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, point guard for the Detroit Pistons, NBA Draft

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Rodney Stuckey is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the NBA.


Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week twice [(12/29/08-1/4/09) and (12/7/09- 12/13/09)]…Participated in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge at NBA All-Star 2009 as part of the Sophomore Team.

In 209 career NBA games has averages of 13.0 points on .417 (1,003- 2,404 FG) shooting with 3.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 29.2 minutes per game…Became the third Pistons’ rookie to start a playoff game at Orlando (5/10/08) joining Joe Dumars and Tayshaun Prince.

2009-10 (Detroit):
Appeared in 73 games (67 starts) averaging career-high numbers in points (16.6), rebounds (3.8), steals (1.38) and minutes (34.2)…Averaged 4.8 assists per game which ranked T28th among NBA league leaders…Also ranked T20th in steals (1.38 spg), 31st in free throw percentage (.833) and 40th in points (16.6 ppg)…His 3.8 rebounds per game ranked seventh among point guards behind Dallas’ Jason Kidd (5.6 rpg), Sacramento’s Tyreke Evans (5.3 rpg), Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook (4.9 rpg), Boston’s Rajon Rondo (4.4 rpg), Golden State’s Stephen Curry (4.4 rpg) and Utah’s Deron Williams (4.0 rpg)…Was named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (12/7-12/13) averaging 27.0 points (.529 FG), 6.0 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.3 steals in wins over Philadelphia, Denver and Golden State… Averaged 17.0 points, 4.1 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 35.0 minutes in 67 starts compared to 13.9 points, 1.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 26.9 minutes in seven games off the bench…Led the team in total points (1,215) and assists average (4.8 apg)…Led the team in scoring 24 times, rebounds six times and assists 32 times…Scored 10-plus points on 65 occasions, 20-plus points 26 times and eclipsed the 30-point mark once…Grabbed 10-plus rebounds twice and dished out 10-plus assists four times…Recorded five double-doubles (two points/rebounds and three points/assists)…Scored a season-high 31 points in 37 minutes at Oklahoma City (12/18)…Tied a career-high 11 assists three times [at Washington (1/12), vs. Memphis (1/27), vs. New Jersey (2/6)]…Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds (six offensive) in 40 minutes vs. Boston (1/20)…Recorded a single-season career-high 101 steals, including a career-high five at Utah (11/21)…Averaged 20.7 points in 15 games during December – his best offensive month of the season… Averaged 18.3 points on 44.9% shooting in wins (23) compared to 15.9 points on 38.5% shooting in losses (50)…Missed six games after leaving a game with dizziness during the third quarter at Cleveland (3/5)… Missed three more games late in the season due to a rib contusion (4/9, 4/10 and 4/14).


Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press and earned All-Big Sky Conference honors in both 2005-06 and 2006-07…Named Big Sky Conference Most Valuable Player as a freshman in 2005-06…Ended his career ranked fourth all-time in Eastern Washington history in scoring with 1,438 points…Holds the highest career scoring average in school history (24.3 ppg) and ranks fourth in assists average (4.8 apg), fourth in steals (137) and fifth in free throw percentage (.806)… Scored 20-plus points 41 times and surpassed the 30-point mark 15 times…Sat out the 2004-05 season at Eastern Washington while establishing academic eligibility…Led the Big Sky Conference and ranked seventh in the nation in scoring (24.6 ppg), a single-season school record as a sophomore…Also broke his own school records for free throws made (215) and attempted (254) in a season that year…Ranked second in the conference in assists (5.5 apg) and steals (2.5 spg)…Led the Big Sky Conference and ranked eighth in the nation in scoring (24.2 ppg) as a freshman…Set school single-season record for points (726), field goals made (250) and field goals attempted (510)…Scored a school-record 45 points on 15-for-21 shooting at Northern Arizona.


Full name is Rodney Norvell Stuckey…Son of Faye Stuckey…Has four brothers and two sisters…Nickname is 'Hot Rod"…Majored in interdisciplinary studies/criminal justice…Favorite athlete is listed as Dwyane Wade…Active in the Pistons’ community relations efforts, took part in annual trip to Children’s Hospital in Detroit to sign autographs and lift spirits of youngsters suffering from an assortment of ailments in 2008…Has provided 25 tickets to each Pistons home game during last two seasons which are donated to children’s charities in the metro Detroit area.

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