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Jorge Garbajosa - PF, 6'9, 245
Retired - Retired after 2012 season
       Date of birth: 12/19/1977
       Country: Spain
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 1999
     Out of: Unicaja Malaga (Spain)
  NBA Experience: 2 years
  Hand: Right

From blog:


   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The Euroleague Final Eight
2011-03-24

The star frontcourt player, though, has been Nikola Mirotic. Not expected to be a big time player for Real, especially aged only 20, Mirotic has demanded a big role on the team based on his superior play. Mirotic contributes in pretty much all facets of the game - shooting, running, rebounding, finishing, driving, defending, even occasionally posting - and does so at all stages of the game, proving to be a vital clutch player in his first full season with this or any team. Mirotic has played so well that Jorge Garbajosa got released, as he was rendered surplus to requirements. Mirotic has played so well that versatile and once highly touted Serbain prospect Novica Velickovic now struggles to get rotation minutes, having to force a fit at small forward just to take the court. Mirotic has played so well that captain Felipe Reyes is also slowly seeing his role become marginalised, to the point that he will inevitably be squeezed out at some point in the next two years, just like Raul was. For all the ex- or future-NBA talent on the team, Mirotic is the one most likely to get there, stay there, and thrive there. And absolutely no one saw any of it coming. Mirotic could well be all three of the best young player, most improved player and most surprising player in the Euroleague this season. And rather than just buying them in, Real Madrid actually developed this one from within.

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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 23
2010-02-24

- Jorge Garbajosa

Garbajosa played for Khimky last season, alongside Vitaly Fridzon. Khimky made the final of the Eurocup as favourites before losing to Chuck Eidson's Lieutuvos Rytas team. He left Russia after only one season and returned to his native Spain, joining up with Real Madrid. He is averaging 7.4 points and 3.7 rebounds per game in the ACB, alongside 8.5 points and 4.1 rebounds per game in the Euroleague.

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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition
2013-03-19

Jorge Garbajosa - Now works for the Spanish Basketball Federation in an unspecified role.

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