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.Rudy Fernandez Portland Trail Blazers

Position: SG
Height: 6-5 / 1,96
Weight: 185 lbs. / 83,9 kg.
Born: 4/04/85
Hometown: Palma de Mallorca (Spain)

  Strengths: Outstanding athleticism... Great legs... Very good creating his own shot... Very talented on the offensive end... Good defender on the ball.
Weaknesses: Too weak for the NBA game?
Season highs: 32 points vs. Fuenlabrada and six rebounds vs. Caja San Fernando.
Grew up with San Jose Obrero Palma de Mallorca (Spain) youth teams.
Played with Joventut Badalona (Spain) youth teams until 2003.
Made his pro debut with Joventut Badalona (Spain) in 2002.
Selected by the Phoenix Suns as 24th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. Draft rights traded to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Won the bronze medal at the European Cadets Championship with the Spanish National Team in 2001.
Named MVP of the Spanish Cup in 2004 and 2008.
Won the FIBA Cup with Joventut Badalona in 2006. Named MVP of the final.
Won the gold medal at the World Championship with the Spanish National Team in 2006.
Won the Euroleague Rising Star Trophy in 2006.
Named to the All-Spanish League 1st Team in 2007.
Named FIBA's European Player of the Year in 2007.
Won the silver medal at the European Championship with the Spanish National Team in 2007
Won the Spanish Cup with Joventut Badalona in 2008.
Won the ULEB Cup with Joventut Badalona in 2008.
Named to the All-Spanish League 1st Team in 2008.
His sister Marta Fernandez plays for the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA.