David Roddy Bio: Family, NBA Contract, And Net Worth

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A new face uprising in the NBA, David Roddy was a three-star athlete before his college basketball commitment, which led him to the NBA. Currently, he plays as a power forward for the Memphis Grizzlies.

Roddy was the 23rd overall pick of the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2022 NBA draft but was immediately traded to the Grizzlies and signed a four-year contract.

His rookie deal with the Grizzlies expires in 2026, making him a restricted free agent with a qualifying offer of $7 million.

David Roddy For The Grizzlies
David Roddy For The Grizzlies (Source: Instagram)

The youngest of five siblings, David’s passion for sports came through his elder brothers, who were into athletics & played in their collegiate days.

David Roddy excelled as a football quarterback & basketball forward during his high school days at Breck School.

It was until he committed to play Division I basketball at Colorado State and became one of the college’s top scorers and rebounders.

This article will explore David Roddy’s family background, from high school and college career to NBA, net worth & contracts.

Quick Facts

Full Name David Michael Roddy
Known As David Roddy
Date of Birth March 27, 2001
Age 23 Years Old
Birth Place Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Nationality American
Father’s Name Pierre Roddy Sr.
Mother’s Name Darcy Roddy
Siblings Four
Zodiac Sign Aries
Relationship Status Single
Height 6 feet 6 inches/ 198 cm/ 1.98 m
Weight 255 lbs/ 115 kg
Education
  • High School: Breck School
  • College: Colorado State (2019-2022)
NBA Draft 2022/ Round:1/ Pick: 23rd Overall
Playing Career 2022-Present
Current Team
  • Memphis Grizzlies (2022- Present)
Awards & Achievements
  • Mountain West Player of the Year (2022)
  • 2 Times First-team All-Mountain West (2021, 2022)
  • AP Honorable mention All-American (2022)
Position Power Forward
Jersey Number 27
Base Salary (Of 2022-23 Season) $2.58 Million
Average Annual Salary $3.2 Million
Net Worth $600k-$800k
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Last Update May 2024

David Roddy’s Family Details!

David Roddy was born on March 27, 2001, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to parents Darcy and Pierre Roddy Sr.

He grew up as the youngest of their five sons and credits much of his competitive drive to trying to keep up with his older brothers.

The difference between his oldest brother and David is six years, and he would often join in when his siblings played basketball at the local YMCA.

His father Pierre Sr., used to coach David in football when he was younger before the latter switched to basketball.

David Roddy With His Brothers
David Roddy With His Brothers (Source: The Coloradoan)

Darcy Roddy, David’s mother, earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. Currently, she works as an accounting manager for Wells Fargo (2008- now).

His eldest brother, Pierre Roddy Jr, played basketball for Panhandle State Aggies in NCAA & works at Forex trading since 2019.

One of the elder brothers, Noah Roddy, coached the Peru State College Dance Team and is currently an assistant dance coach at the Minnesota State University Dance Team.

Age, Height & Body Measurements

David Roddy is currently 23 years old, and his zodiac sign is Aries.

The black-haired and dark brown-eyed basketball stands 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) tall and weighs 255 lbs (115 kg).

Roddy’s standing reach is 8 feet 9 inches (2.67 m), and his wingspan measures 6 feet 11.5 inches (2.12 m).

High School & Collegiate Career

In Breck School, David Roddy participated in three different sports: basketball, football, and track and field.

During his senior year, he performed excellently on the basketball court, averaging 29.7 points and 16.6 rebounds per game.

David Roddy For His College
David Roddy For His College, Colorado (Source: Instagram)

Despite receiving offers from Minnesota and Northwestern, Roddy committed to playing basketball at Colorado State.

The 2019 Minnesota Male High School Athlete of the Year finished his college career as the ninth-highest scorer, scoring 1406 points.

NBA Career Of David Roddy

The Philadelphia 76ers selected Roddy as the 23rd overall pick but traded him to the Grizzlies along with Danny Green for De’Anthony Melton.

He made his NBA debut on October 19, 2022, playing for 13 minutes in a game against the New York Knicks.

On December 5, 2022, Roddy was part of the main rotation for the first time, playing against the Miami Heat.

His career-high of 24 points was recorded on March 11, 2023, during a 112-108 win against the Dallas Mavericks.

Net Worth & Contracts

Net Worth & Endorsements

The Grizzlies power forward’s net worth is estimated to be between $600k-$800k as of 2024. His primary source of income is his NBA contracts.

Roddy has also signed a shoe deal with Nike, but the details of the financial agreement have not been disclosed.

For the 2022-23 NBA season, he will wear exclusively Nike-branded shoes and gear.

Roddy is also an endorser for Better Days Ahead, a clothing brand, and serves as a brand ambassador for Journey Payroll & HR.

Contracts

On June 23, 2022, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Roddy in the first round as the 23rd overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft.

However, he was traded to the Grizzlies a day after.

He signed a four-year contract worth $12.99 million with the Grizzlies on July 2, 2022.

The deal guarantees an amount of $5.3 million at signing, with an annual average salary of $3.24 million & options in the last two years of the contract.

In the 2022-23 season, Roddy’s base salary stands at $2.588 million.

With an option deal signed, his payroll will be more than the pre-determined salary in the 2023-24 season & 2024-25 season, i.e. $2.84 million & $4.83 million, respectively.

Relationship & Social Media Presence

Relationship

Fans of David Roddy are curious about his current relationship status, wondering if he is currently engaged, in a relationship, or single.

However, at the moment, there is limited information available.

Some sources suggest that he has a girlfriend but keeps his relationship private, while others claim that he is currently single and focused on his basketball career.

Despite these claims, the NBA player has not confirmed any information regarding his dating profile or status.

Social Media Presence

The Minnesota-born basketball player is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.

 As of this writing, he has a fan following of 41.4k on Instagram and 8.5k on Twitter.

On these platforms, he shares various content, including pictures from his basketball games and posts promoting his role as a brand ambassador for Journey Payroll & HR.

Interesting Facts

  • In high school, David Roddy was an all-state quarterback in football and won a Class A state title in the discus event for track and field.
  • His football, basketball, and track & field achievements earned him the recognition of being named the 2019 Minnesota Male High School Athlete of the Year.
  • Roddy had multiple Division I football scholarship offers before committing to college basketball.

Popularity Graph

The graph below illustrates the search interest in David Roddy over the past year, with the peak being in June 2022.

Popularity Graph Of David Roddy
Popularity Graph Of David Roddy (Source: Google Trends)

This surge in interest is due to the 2022 NBA Draft, during which Roddy was chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers and subsequently traded to the Memphis Grizzlies.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What jersey number does David Roddy wear?

David Roddy wears jersey number 27 with the Memphis Grizzlies. While at Colorado State, his jersey number was 21.

How much is David Roddy contract?

In 2022, he signed a four-year contract worth $12.98 million, which included a guaranteed signing amount of $5.3 million. The deal runs throughout the 2025-26 season.

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