Rudy Fernandez To Appear At Verizon Wireless Store In Oregon On Saturday

WHAT:Portland Trail Blazers star Rudy Fernandez, the Spanish shooting guard who has helped lead the Trail Blazers to their best start in 10 years, will meet fans and sign autographs at the Verizon Wireless store at Cascade Station.

An international star, Fernandez took the NBA by storm last season, setting an NBA-rookie record with 159 three-pointers. The team's leading three-point shooter (40.4 percent this season), Fernandez also is among the NBA leaders in steals (1.8 per game) for the 9-4 Trail Blazers.

WHEN:Sunday, Nov 22, 2009Meet-and-greet with fans: 2 — 3 PM

WHERE:Verizon WirelessCascade Station10103 NE Cascades ParkwayPortland, OR 97220

MEDIA:News media may contact Scott Charlston: 206-940-0385

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