18 Facts About Sergio Rodriguez


Sergio Rodriguez Gomez is a Spanish professional basketball player for Real Madrid of the Spanish Liga ACB and the EuroLeague.

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Sergio Rodriguez is a regular member of the senior Spain national team, with whom he won a FIBA World Cup title in 2006, an Olympics silver medal in 2012, as well as a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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Sergio Rodriguez won a EuroBasket title in 2015, a silver medal in 2007, and a bronze medal in 2013.

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Sergio Rodriguez was selected with the 27th pick in the first round, by the Phoenix Suns, in the 2006 NBA draft.

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Sergio Rodriguez was sidelined by the likes of Jarrett Jack or Steve Blake, who were favoured by coach Nate McMillan.

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Sergio Rodriguez developed great court chemistry with fellow Spaniard Rudy Fernandez.

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Sergio Rodriguez did not get along with McMillan, who had had a profile of low-risk point guard in his playing career.

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Retrospectively, McMillan shared the opinion that Sergio Rodriguez had entered the NBA "too young", allegedly undeveloped as player.

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On June 25,2009, Sergio Rodriguez was traded, along with the 37th pick in the 2009 NBA draft, and cash considerations, to the Sacramento Kings for the 31st pick in the 2009 NBA draft.

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On February 18,2010, Sergio Rodriguez was traded to the New York Knicks, along with Tracy McGrady, in a 3-team trade deal.

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On July 5,2010, after spending four seasons in the NBA, Sergio Rodriguez signed a 3-year contract with the Spanish team Real Madrid.

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On July 12,2019, Sergio Rodriguez signed a three-year deal with the Italian basketball team, Pallacanestro Olimpia Milano.

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On July 2,2022, Sergio Rodriguez amicably parted ways with the Italian club after three seasons, having served as the team's captain.

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Sergio Rodriguez led the host Spanish team to the tournament's gold medal.

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Sergio Rodriguez won the silver medal with Spain's senior national team at the EuroBasket 2007.

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Sergio Rodriguez decided to skip the 2019 World Cup, citing a need to rest.

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Sergio Rodriguez was called up by Sergio Scariolo for the 2020 Summer Olympics, celebrated in 2021.

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An adept to pick and roll plays and with a flair for passing, Sergio Rodriguez has mastered the art of feeding athletic big-men and small-forwards with alley-oops.

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