Carney, Rodney
Background

2006-07: Rookie Season (Philadelphia)… Appeared in 67 games with 35 starts, averaging 6.6 points and 1.9 rebounds in 17.4 minutes per game… Shot 46.4% (182-392 FGs) from the floor, 34.7% (25-72 3FGs) from 3-point range and 60.9% (53-87 FTs) from the line… Among rookie qualifiers, ranked 14th in scoring and fifth in field goal percentage… Missed a total of 12 games due to injury: one with a stomach virus (12/13/06), five with a right shoulder injury (2/28- 3/9/07) and the final six games with a left knee sprain (4/10- 4/18/07)… Posted career-highs of 25 points and 8 rebounds at Golden State (12/26/06), becoming the first Sixer rookie to have at least 25 points and 8 boards in the same game since Allen Iverson (4/9/97)… Scored in double-figures 13 times over his final 28 games played in 2006-07 after doing so just five times in his first 39 games played… Averaged 8.8 points on 53.7% shooting in his final eight games played… Committted just 43 turnovers in 67 games played in 2006-07 and almost had as many steals (38) as turnovers (43).

PRO CAREER: One NBA season… In 67 games (35 starts), averaged 6.6 points and 1.9 rebounds in 17.4 minutes per game… Played for the Sixers in the 2006 Rocky Mountain Revue, averaging 16.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 25.7 minutes per game… In five games at the 2007 NBA Summer League in Vegas, averaged 17.6 points and 2.6 rebounds in 29.4 minutes per game.

COLLEGE CAREER: Averaged 14.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 133 games (101 starts) in four seasons at the University of Memphis… Holds Memphis record for career three-pointers made (287) which also ranks him third in Conference USA history… Also ranks third in career points (1,901) and second in games played 133)… As a senior (2005-06), named Conference USA Player of the Year and was a All-Tournament Team selection… Set Memphis single- season record with 102 three-point field goals in 2005-06… Scored a career-high 37 points in 2005-06 against Louisiana Tech… Finished senior season ranking second in C-USA in scoring (17.2 ppg) and fifth in three-point field goal percentage (.362)… As a junior (2004-05), led Memphis in scoring (16.0 ppg, 5th in C-USA)… As a sophomore (2002-03), named to the Conference USA All- Freshman Team in 2002-03… Also led the team in blocks in 2002-03 with 46, and ranked fourth in C-USA with 1.53 bpg.


Personal

Off the Court Full name is Rodney Dion Carney… Earned a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at Memphis… Attended Northwest High School (Ind.)… Favorite sport other than basketball is track and field… Lists “Family Guy“ as his favorite TV show and Terrance Howard as his favorite actor… Wears a size 15 sneaker.

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