Source of Wealth: Sports, BasketballAge: 35Birth Place: Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaHeight: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)Full Name: Maurice Rodney CollinsNationality: United StatesDate of Birth: August 4, 1984Occupation: Professional Basketball Player
American professional basketball Maurice Rodney Collins was born on August 4, 1984 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He attended Simon Gratz High School in Philadelphia just like NBA players Aaron McKie and Rasheed Wallace.
Collins then went to Temple University where he made an impressive performance and got noticed by scouts. He had a total of 89 steals during his 2005-2006 season and averaged 16.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game.
Mardy Collins was the 29th overall pick during the first round of the 2006 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. He averaged 4.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game in a total of 52 games during the 2006-2007 season. He scored career-high numbers on April 7, 2007 with 19 points, 12 rebounds, 8 assists and 5 steals in 51 minutes against the Milwaukee Bucks.
On November 21, 2008, Collins was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers. On December 28 of the same year, he became a member of the Los Angeles D-Fenders.
Mardy Collins became part of several international leagues such as the Turkish Basketball League with Bornova Belediye (January 17, 2011), Maccabi Ashdod B.C. of Israel (November 2012), Guaros de Lara in Venezuela (May 2013) and Sutor Montegrano of the Italian League (August 26, 2013).