Rod Grizzard

Rod Grizzard whose full name is Roderick DeWyane Grizzard is an American professional basketball player. This great basketball player was born in June 13, 1980 in Birmingham Alabama. At the university of Alabama, he played college basketball. Then, the Washington Wizards selected him in the second round of the 2002 NBA Draft. He has since played in the NBA developmental league and other professional leagues worldwide.

Biography Of Rod Grizzard

The American professional basketball player was born on June 13, 1980. His birthplace is Birmingham Alabama and he is currently 42 years old. He is an American by nationality and has a height of 6 ft 8 in (2.03). Furthermore, he has an estimated weight of 200 lb (91 kg). However, his eye color and hair color is not available.

Rod Grizzard Family

Well the status of his parents and siblings are not available. As at the moment as well, much information is not known about his past relationship and any previous engagement. Therefore, we assume that he is currently single and not dating anyone. In addition, he has no children according to our database.

Rod Grizzard Career

College Career

While starting all 36 games as a sophomore, he averaged 17.0 points and 6.1 rebounds. In school history, he ranked seventh-best with his total point of 611. Furthermore, he scored 20 or more points 15 times and posted four double-doubles and ranked second in the SEC. He scored 78 points in three games, including a season-high 29 points against Northern Iowa on Dec. 20. As a result of this, he earned a place in the Puerto Rico Holiday Classic All-Tournament team. On January 13, he tailed 27 points and over 100 rebounds against Mississippi state.

If not for the scoreboard that stopped working mid-game, he would have done more as he notched a 25-point on Jan. 13. Also he performed a 11 rebound double-double against Kentucky on that same day. Hence, he was named to the All-SEC First Team. Grizzard averaged 14.1 points and 6.1 rebounds and started 34 of 35 games as a junior. In both scoring (15th) and rebounding (14th), Grizzard was ranked in the SEC Top 15. In the SEC Tournament quarterfinals on March 8, he scored season-high 33 points against Tennessee.

That very day, he also recorded a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds. It also went along with seven assists, two blocked shots, two steals, and a career-high 9 fouls against Alabama A&M on December 21. At Georgia, he led his team in scoring and rebounding with 16 points and 12 rebounds on January 16. He became a Wooden Award finalist, earned Third Team All-SEC, All-SEC Tournament, and AP Honorable Mention All-American honors. As a result of 1487 points, he finished collegiate career as Alabama`s 173rd leading scorer of all-time. In three-point field goals made, he ranks fifth all-time and seventh in free throw shooting percentage. With a start of 94 times, he has played in 100 career games.

Pro Career

Though he had no chance in playing in the NBA, he played in the NBA D-League for the Mobile Revelers and Huntsville Fight. In 2002, Grizzard was part of the training camps of the Washington Wizards and Atlanta hawks. Then, he was part of the training camp of the Detroit Pistons in 2003. Playing with the Westchester Wildfire in the USBL in the summer of 2003, he had an averaging 8.6 points. Furthermore, a 3.2 rebounds and 0.2 assists in 13 games. The 2002-03 season was spent with the Mobile Revelers in the NBA-D League.

Having appeared in 49 games, had an averaging 5.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. The Singapore Slingers is the team he spent the 2007-08 season with. With an average in the top 20 steals in the league, 20 blocks, top 20 fouls, top 10 defensive rebounds. Also, top 20 total rebounds and in scoring averaging 19.6 ppg, is in the top 20 out of 20 players. Afterwards, he signed with Bnei Herzliya in Isreal for the remainder of the season. For the 2008-09 NBL season, he signed with the NBL Melbourne Tigers.

Grizzard was quickly taken by the Adelaide 36ers in late December after being released by the Tigers. This was after they agreed to let go of star import Julius Hodge after pay disputes. This American professional was traded to Maccabi Rishon LeZion from Isreal prior to the 2009/2010 season. For the 2010-11 NBL season, he signed with the Sydney Kings after returning from Australia. 2011 NBL season, Grizzard played for Nelson Giants after he was released from the Kings. However, he ended up being one of 9 players from the 2002 NBA Draft to never play a game in the league.

Rod Grizzard Net Worth

The annual payments of players vary between $20,000 and tens of millions of dollars per year. Although, you should note that this varies depending on a number of considerations. Though, NBA players make a salary of nearly $2 million on average. However, some with D-league crossover deals with as little as $50,000. For NBA players, the salary cap is around $100 million although no one makes that amount at the moment. $35 million is earned by top players in the league while salaries can dip below $20,000 annually for minor league teams.

Though this is for minor league teams outside the National Basketball Association. His net worth has grown immensely in 2020-2021 and his net worth in 2021 is between $1 million- $5 million. Though, his salary is still under review and there is no data on his house and cars.

Teams That He Has Played With

2002-2003 Mobile Revelers

2003 Westchester Wildfire

2003-2004 Huntsville Flight

2004-2005 Euphony Liege BC

2005-2007 Atomeromu SE Paks

2007-2008 Singapore Slingers

2008 Bnei Herzliya

2008 Melbourne Tigers

2009 Adelaide 36ers

2009-2010 Maccabi Rishon LeZion

2010 Sydney Kings

2011 Nelson Giants

Career Highlights And Awards

ANBL All-Star (2007) and Fourth-team Parade All-American (1999).

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This American professional basketball player played college basketball at the University of Alabama. He was selected by the Washington Wizards in the second round of the 2002 NBA Draft. Though, he was 1 of 9 players not to play a game in the NBA, he played in the NBA-D League. In 2002, he was part of the training camp of the Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks. Also in 2003, he was part of the training camp of the Detroit Pistons. The player has appeared in 49 games and has played in the position of guard.

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