Spanish basketball icon Rudy Fernandez, who turns 39 today, has declared his intention to retire at the conclusion of the current season.

Fernandez, renowned for his illustrious career with Real Madrid and international success, will bid farewell to professional basketball after leaving an indelible mark on the sport.

Fernandez, a stalwart of Spanish basketball, has enjoyed a decorated career spanning over two decades. Throughout his tenure, he has amassed an impressive collection of accolades, including three EuroLeague titles, six Liga Endesa championships, and numerous individual honors.

With his retirement on the horizon, Fernandez is determined to add to his legacy by pursuing further success with Real Madrid. As the season progresses, he aims to contribute to his team’s pursuit of 12th EuroLeague title and 37th Liga Endesa championship, as well as Olympic medal with Spanish national team.

Fernandez’s decision to retire marks the end of an era in Spanish basketball. Known for his versatility, athleticism, and clutch performances, he has been a pillar of strength for both club and country, inspiring a generation of aspiring basketball players.