2013-14 SEASON: Appeared in 73 games (five starts) for the Pistons in his seventh NBA season, averaged 13.9 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 0.7 steals in 26.7 minutes... Tied a season-high 29 points at Atlanta (4/8)… Tied a season-high one block at Indiana (4/2)… Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds at Miami (2/3)… Scored his 6,000th career point vs. Orlando (1/28)… Tied a career-high five steals at Cleveland (12/23)… Dished out a season-high six assists at Brooklyn (11/24)… Recorded his 400th career steal at Memphis (11/1).
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012-13: Appeared in 76 games (24 starts) averaging 11.5 points, 2.8 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 0.7 steals and 28.6 minutes per game…Led the team in scoring eight times and in assists 17 times…Scored 10-plus points 45 times, 20-plus seven times and 30-plus once…Dished out 10-plus assists once and recorded one points/ assists double-double…Averaged 12.7 points in 24 games as a starter compared to 11.0 points in 52 games as a reserve…Scored season-high 32 points at Portland (3/16), grabbed season-high eight rebounds at Minnesota (4/6) and dished out season-high 11 assists at Atlanta (12/26)…Recorded three steals twice [vs. Charlotte (1/6) and at New York (2/4)]…Recorded single-season career highs in 3-pointers made (55) and attempted (182)…His 17 blocks this season were also a single-season career high…Made 11 free throws on 15 attempts at Boston (4/3) – both season highs…Scored his 5,000th career point vs. New York (1/17)…Averaged 10.6 points in home games compared to 12.4 points in road games…Averaged 14.5 points (.459 FG, .478 3FG) and 5.4 assists in April – his best offensive month of the season…Missed one game with flu-like symptoms, one with back spasms and three with a left ankle sprain…Inactive once.
2011-12: Appeared in 55 games (48 starts) averaging 14.8 points (.429 FG, .317 3FG, .834 FT), 2.6 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 0.8 steals in 29.9 minutes per game…In 48 starts, averaged 14.8 points, 2.7 rebounds and 3.9 assists in 30.9 minutes per game compared to 14.4 points, 2.0 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 23.3 minutes in seven games coming off the bench…Among NBA leaders, ranked 31st in free-throw percentage (.834)…Shot better than 80% from the free-throw line for the fifth consecutive season…Scored 10-plus points 40 times, 20-plus points 14 times and 30-plus four times…Led the team in scoring 16 times and in assists a team-leading 23 times…Scored season-high 36 points (12-20 FG, 1-1 3FG, 11-12 FT) vs. Sacramento (2/17)…Recorded season-high seven rebounds vs. Indiana (12/31)…Dished out season-high eight assists three times [vs. San Antonio (2/14), vs. Toronto (3/10) and at Phoenix (3/16)]…Recorded season-high four steals vs. Boston (2/19) and blocked career-high two shots at Cleveland (2/21)…Made 10-plus free throws six times and attempted 10-plus 11 times…Tied a career-high in free throws made (13) and recorded career-high in free throws attempted (18) vs. Chicago (4/15)…Tied career-high with four three-point field goals made twice [vs. Portland (1/21) and at Sacramento (3/14)…Recorded career-highs in three pointers made (33) and three-point field goal percentage (.321)…Scored his 4,000th career point at Milwaukee (1/30), played in his 300th career game vs. New Orleans (2/4) and grabbed his 1,000th career rebound vs. Atlanta (3/10)…Averaged 20.3 points (.489 FG, .414 3FG, .846 FT), 2.7 rebounds and 4.8 assists in 10 games in March – his best offensive month of the season…Averaged 17.8 points (.486 FG) in Pistons wins compared to 12.7 (.386 FG) in losses…Missed five games with a sore groin, three with a sore left big toe and three with a sore left hamstring.
2010-11: Appeared in 70 games (54 starts) averaging a team-leading 15.5 points (career-high tying .439 FG, .289 3FG, career-high .866 FT), 3.1 rebounds, career-high 5.2 assists and 1.1 steals in 31.2 minutes per game…In 54 starts averaged 16.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.2 steals in 32.1 minutes per game compared to 12.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 0.7 steals in 28.1 minutes per game off the bench…Among NBA leaders ranked T-25 in assists per game (5.2) and 14th in free-throw percentage (.866)…Recorded his third consecutive 1,000-point season…In six games played in April, averaged 21.3 points (.500 FG), 8.3 assists and 3.2 rebounds in 37.0 minutes per game…Led the team in scoring 19 times, rebounds twice and assists a team-leading 35 times…Scored 10-plus points 56 times and 20-plus points 19 times…Recorded 10-plus assists a team-leading eight times…Recorded seven double-doubles (points/assists)…Scored a season-high 29 points three times [vs. New York (11/28), vs. Cleveland (4/11) and at Philadelphia (4/13)]…Dished out a career-high 14 assists twice [vs. Toronto (3/16) and vs. Cleveland (4/11)]…His career-high 14 assists vs. Toronto (3/16) set a Pistons record for dishing out 10 assists before attempting a field goal…Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds at Golden State (11/15)…Tallied a season-high three steals six times…Averaged 15.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 6.1 assists in 36 games played at home compared to 15.1 points, 2.9 rebounds and 4.1 assists in 34 road games…Scored 18.8 points, grabbed 3.5 rebounds and dished out 6.3 assists in wins compared to 13.6 points, 2.9 rebounds and 4.5 assists in losses…Missed eight games due to injury/illness including one game sore big toe-left foot vs. New Orleans (12/19), two games with a stomach virus (12/29-12/31) and five games with a right shoulder contusion (1/28-2/5)…DNP- CD four times.
2009-10: 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 T-28 among NBA league leaders…Also ranked T-20 in steals (1.38 spg), 31st in free throw percentage (.833) and 40th in points (16.6 ppg)…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 season-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)… 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).
2008-09: Appeared in 79 games (65 starts) averaging 13.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 0.98 steals and 31.8 minutes…Among NBA league leaders, ranked T-26 in assists per game (4.9 apg)…In 65 starts, averaged 14.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 34.2 minutes per game compared to 8.7 points, 2.6 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 20.7 minutes in 14 games off the bench…Led the team in scoring on 11 occasions and assists 30 times…Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week (12/29-1/4) averaging 23.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 41.8 minutes in four Pistons victories over Orlando, New Jersey, Sacramento and the L.A. Clippers…Became just the third Pistons’ draft pick in the last 20 years to score 1,000 points in their second season with the team [Grant Hill (1995-96) and Allan Houston (1994-95)]…Scored 10-plus points 54 times, 20-plus points 12 times, 30-plus points three times and 40-plus points once…In his 12th career start, scored a career-high 40 points (15-24 FG, 1-2 3FG, 9-11 FT) in 42 minutes vs. Chicago (12/23)…His 40 points were the most scored at the Palace since Richard Hamilton scored 40 vs. New York on 12/2/05…He also became only the third player in NBA history over the last 25 years to score 40 points in a game with only 12 or fewer starts [Michael Jordan – 45 points in his 9th career start vs. San Antonio (11/13/84) and Ledell Eackles – 40 points in his 12th start vs. New Jersey (3/21/90)]…Dished out 10-plus assists five times including 11 assists three times [vs. New York (11/26), at Washington (12/9) and vs. Washington 12/17)]…Recorded a career-high 29 field goal attempts and tied a career-high with 15 field goals made vs. Sacramento (1/20)…Played a career-high 50 minutes at Houston (3/18)…Recorded five double-doubles (points/assists)…Scored in double-figures in nine straight games (12/21 – 1/7), his longest stretch of the season, averaging 21.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 39.1 minutes (Pistons 7-2 in those games).
2007-08 (Detroit): Appeared in 57 games (two starts), averaging 7.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 19.0 minutes per game…In two starts – Pistons 2-0 in those games – averaged 18.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 28.5 minutes per game…Saw action in 17 playoff games (two starts), averaging 8.2 points, 1.9 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 22.4 minutes per game…Averaged 10.5 points and 4.5 assists in two playoff games as a starter…Recorded playoff career-highs in points (19) and minutes (34) at Orlando (5/7) in the second round…Missed the first 25 games of the season after suffering a broken left hand in the club’s final preseason game vs. Washington (10/24)…Dished out 5-plus assists 11 times with the team recording a 10-1 record in those games…Played 20-plus minutes in 23 games – Pistons 18-5 in those games – averaging 11.5 points, 2.8 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 25.6 minutes per game.
COLLEGE: 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.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Detroit in first round (#15 overall) of 2007 NBA Draft ... Re-signed to a multi-year contract with Detroit (12/17/11) ... Signed as a free agent with Indiana (7/21/14)
PERSONAL: 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…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 four seasons which are donated to children’s charities in the metro Detroit area.