10 June 1937|
San Feliz de Torío, León, Spain
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|FIBA Hall of Fame as player|
Emiliano Rodríguez (Spanish pronunciation: [emiˈljano roˈðɾiɣeθ]; born 10 June 1937 in San Feliz de Torío, León, Spain) is a retired Spanish basketball player. He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991. He was enshrined into the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2007, and in 2008, Rodriguez was chosen as one of the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors.
At the club level, Rodríguez played for Aismalíbar (1958–1960), and Real Madrid (1960–1973). With Real, he won 4 FIBA European Champions' Cups (now called EuroLeague) (1964, 1965, 1967, and 1968), 12 Spanish League titles (from 1961 to 1966, and from 1968 to 1973) and 9 Spanish Cup titles (1961, 1962, 1965–1967, 1970–1973). He was the Top Scorer of the Spanish League in 1963 and 1964.
Spanish national team
Rodríguez played in 175 games with the senior Spanish national basketball team, participating in the 1960 Summer Olympic Games, the 1968 Summer Olympic Games, and 7 EuroBaskets, in the years 1959, 1961, 1963 (named the tournament's MVP), 1965, 1967, 1969, and 1971.
- Euroleague.net Real Madrid legend: Emiliano Rodriguez.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Emiliano Rodríguez Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
- FIBA Hall of Fame Profile
- FIBAEurope.com Profile
- LeyendasBaloncestoRealMadrid.es Profile (in Spanish)
- Euroleague.net Profile
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