Found August 13, 2012 on
Olympic Basketball Blog:
Not many people and some players at the Olympics were very fond of the Spanish team and their flopping ways during the 2012 Olympic Games. It all come to a boil in Spain's matchup against Team France where Rudy Fernandez led a flop-fest which led to France's Nicolas Batum giving Juan Carlos Navarro a shot to the groin out of frustration.
But if you think Spain and in particular Fernandez maybe learned a lesson about obvious flops, think again.
During Spain's loss to the U.S. in the gold medal game, Fernandez gave one of his greatest flops ever! Check it out. It's Oscar-worthy!
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Spain’s Rudy Fernandez didn’t win basketball gold but he may be in line for a daytime Emmy for his epic flop.
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This happened late in the second quarter during the gold medal match between USA and Spain, in which, Andre Iguodala is baited by Rudy Fernandez. However, in the second GIF it looks like Iggy may have jabbed him….. Still, Rudy looked like he took a bullet. H/T SB Nation
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