Andrés Jiménez (basketball)

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Andrés Jiménez
Personal information
Born (1962-06-06) June 6, 1962 (age 54)
Carmona, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 6 ft 8.75 in (2.05 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 1984 / Undrafted
Playing career 1978–1999
Position Power forward
Number 15
Career history
1978–1983 Círcol Catòlic
1983–1986 Joventut Badalona
1986–1998 FC Barcelona
Career highlights and awards

Andrés Jiménez Fernández (born 6 June 1962) is a former Spanish professional basketball player. At a height of 2.05 m (6'8 ¾") tall, he played at the power forward position.

Professional career[edit]

Jiménez played with Joventut Badalona and FC Barcelona Bàsquet of the Spanish top-tier level Liga ACB. While playing with FC Barcelona, he won the 1986–87 season's FIBA Korać Cup title. His number 4 jersey was retired by FC Barcelona.

Spanish national team[edit]

Jiménez also played for the senior men's Spanish national basketball team at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, where he won a silver medal,[1]at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games, and at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games.

He also played with Spain at the 1982 FIBA World Championship, the 1986 FIBA World Championship, the 1990 FIBA World Championship, and the 1994 FIBA World Championship. He also played at the 1983 EuroBasket, where he won a silver medal, at the 1985 EuroBasket, the 1987 EuroBasket, and the 1989 EuroBasket.[2]


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