Before the NBA lockout, Fernandez signed with Real Madrid and for the next three years will be with the team.

Rudy Fernandez signed his new contract with Real Madrid, which will keep him at the club during the next three season. He was accompanied in the Board Room of the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium by Basketball Section Director Juan Carlos Sanchez Lazaro and Technical Advisor Clifford Luyk. Rudy returns after having a brief spell at Real during the NBA hiatus last season

Rudy Fernandez, did not complete the season with the Denver Nuggets after being traded in December due to a back surgery. Now he will competing in the Olympics for the gold with the Spain National Team.