Rudy Fernandez, Spain and Portland Trailblazers

2009 was a banner year for Rudy Fernandez who completed his rookie season in the NBA with the Portland Trailblazers and won gold with Spain at EuroBasket 2009. For the Blazers he showed flashes of brilliance, averaging just over 10 points and two assists per game, while for Spain he was a critical part of their championship run. The 1.96m guard averaged 13.6 points and 3.5 rebounds per game for the Spanish who won their first ever EuroBasket gold medal.

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