Found December 15, 2011 on
Portland Trail Blazers
In the early morning hours in Madrid, Spain, Rudy Fernandez packed his bags and prepared for the nearly fifteen-hour flight to Denver when he received an unexpected call from his new head coach.
George Karl explained to Fernandez everything was going to be alright with the Denver Nuggets, with Karl already carving out a “Sixth Man” role for the 6'-6" swing guard on the team. With that 5:00 AM phone call, plans of inquiring about a buyout and an immediate return home to play for Real Madrid changed for Fernandez. The change of heart came less than 24 hours after Denver acquired Fernandez and Corey Brewer from the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for a future second-round pick.
Before then, Fernandez, according to one person close to the situation, had intended to fly to Dallas to meet with Mavericks’ owner Marc Cuban, General Manager Donnie Nelson, and assistant General Manager Keith Grant essentially to say, “thanks, but no thanks” and seek a buyout from his $1.25 million do...
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Denver has acquired Rudy Fernandez and Corey Brewer from the Mavs for a future second-round pick.
The Dallas Mavericks have agreed to send forwards Rudy Fernandez and Corey Brewer to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for a future second-round pick, according to an ESPN.com report.
Fernandez didn't get a chance to suit up with the Mavericks since being acquired from Portland on draft night. He signed a three-year deal with Real Madrid during the lockout.
Brewer played in 13...
The Nuggets are making a push for the Mavericks' Rudy Fernandez in a trade, a source said, which could help bolster the Nuggets backcourt.
Get ready for "unos triples." Three-point shooting extraordinaire Rudy Fernandez is now with the Nuggets, as is former Florida star Corey Brewer, both acquired in a trade Tuesday with Dallas.
… and, the good thing is, he’s the distributing point guard. Andre Miller played with newcomer Rudy Fernandez last season, so he knows Rudy’s game. Asked to describe what his new teammate will bring, Miller said:
“Energy. He’s a shooter. In Portland, he was a fan favorite. He definitely brings a lot of energy to the game. He’s a fun guy to be around. He’s kind of...
The Dallas Mavericks are in advanced discussions to trade Spanish swingman Rudy Fernandez to the Denver Nuggets for future draft considerations, according to sources close to the process.
DALLAS (AP) -- The Mavericks have signed free agent guard Jerome Randle a day after clearing roster space by trading Rudy Fernandez and Corey Brewer.
The Dallas Mavericks traded Spanish swingmen Rudy Fernandez and Corey Brewer to the Denver Nuggets for a future second-round pick.
Nene is a nice player. Last season he averaged near career highs of 14.5 points and 7.6 rebounds per game for the Denver Nuggets. His PER was a career high 20.4, right in the Al Horford range and fifth among centers. That season made him quite the sought-after commodity. In fact, the New Jersey Nets reportedly offered Nene a four-year deal in the $70 million range.
Corey Brewer and Rudy Fernandez were dealt to the Denver Nuggets for a future second-round selection. This move was more about the Mavericks clearing up cap space by dealing away Brewer. Both players will add depth to a Nuggets team that has lost J.R. Smith, Kenyon Martin and Wilson Chandler. The move should open up more playing time for both players who were likely pretty far down...
2010-11 record: 48-34 Head Coach: Nate McMillan Key Departures: Brandon Roy, Greg Oden (out for season), Rudy Fernandez, Andre Miller Key Additions: Nolan Smith, Raymond Felton Best-Case Scenario: The Blazers somehow find a way to once again overcome a slew of injuries and use their depth to be a mid-level playoff team in the Western…