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Return to NBA?
Tenerife’s most famous basketball player of the current generation may well be tempted back to the NBA following recent interest from several top clubs.


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24.12.2013 - Sergio Rodríguez again showed why he is one of the hottest properties around at present in Real Madrid’s hard-fought win over La Laguna side Iberostar Tenerife (CB Canarias) and speculation is mounting that he may try his fortune again in the world’s top league.  Among the teams rumoured to be interested in the playmaker from La Esperanza are the Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics and, if they make a move for him, there will be little Real Madrid can do to prevent him from leaving.

Rodríguez made his NBA debut in 2006 with Portland Trail Blazers and spent four seasons in the United States before returning to Spain in 2010 to sign for Real Madrid.  Although playing for the ‘enemy’, he was given a hero’s welcome by home fans at La Laguna’s Santiago Martín stadium before the game and a standing ovation as he left the court, even though his 21-point haul had been crucial in preventing Iberostar Tenerife from winning.



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