DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 14: Rudy Fernandez #5 of the Denver Nuggets prepares to enter the game against the Phoenix Suns at the Pepsi Center on February 14, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Suns 109-92. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The shooting guard played with the Nuggets for a single year and averaged 8.6 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. He played for the Portland Trailblazers his previous three years in the NBA
Fernandez is a native of Spain and announced his decision to return home via Twitter.
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