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Rod Derline (born March 11, 1952) is a former professional basketball guard for the Seattle SuperSonics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Rod Derline
Personal information
Born (1952-03-11) March 11, 1952 (age 66)
Elma, Washington
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Elma (Elma, Washington)
College Seattle (1971–1974)
NBA draft 1974 / Round: 10 / Pick: 169th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career 1974–1976
Position Guard
Number 25
Career history
19741976 Seattle SuperSonics
Stats at

Amateur careerEdit

Derline played high school basketball at Elma High School in Elma, Washington, then played college basketball at Seattle University. He was inducted into Seattle University's basketball hall of fame in 2003.[1]

NBA careerEdit

The Seattle SuperSonics chose Derline in the tenth round of the 1974 NBA Draft, with the 169th overall pick.[2] Despite his low draft position, Derline made the team, and played two seasons for the SuperSonics until a knee injury ended his career. In 107 total NBA games, Derline averaged 4.8 points per game.