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SIGNED A DEAL TO RETURN TO NBA PHILADELPHIA 76ERS ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2009.
Rodney Carney was born on April 5, 1984 and was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He played college ball at the University of Memphis. During his freshman year, Rodney Carney helped propel the team into an NCAA Tournament appearance and he was named to the all-freshman USA Conference team.
By his senior year at the University of Memphis, Rodney Carney was a full-time starter and team leader. The team again made it to the NCAA Tournaments, but lost during the Elite Eight round.
The Chicago Bulls drafted Rodney Carney in the 2006 draft as the 16th overall pick. He was immediately traded to the Philadelphia 76ers and in the 2006-2007 season, Rodney Carney averaged 3 points and less than 1 rebound per game. His playing time increased significantly as the 76ers shook up their roster and Carney used the opportunity to improve his average to 9 points and 3 rebounds per game.
Rodney Carney was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 8, 2008. He hopes to see a significant amount of playing time with his new team.
Rodney Carney trivia: his mother was a world-class sprinter in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Also, his two half-brothers are either pro or college level football players.
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