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Carlos Jiménez
Carlos Jimenez.JPG
Position Small Forward
Height 6 ft 8.75 in (2.05 m)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg)
League Spanish ACB
Euroleague
Team Unicaja Málaga
Born February 10, 1976 (1976-02-10) (age 33)
Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Nationality Spain
Draft Undrafted, 1998
Pro career 1994–present
Former teams CB Estudiantes (1994-06)

Carlos Jiménez Sánchez (born February 10, 1976) is a Spanish professional basketball player. He is 2.05 m (6 ft 8 ¾ in) tall. His nickname is "suma y sigue Jiménez", which translated into English is "add and go on Jiménez." He is currently with the pro club Unicaja Málaga.

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Player profile

He plays as a forward, helping with rebounds using his 205 cm height and his long arms. He is a good defender and a good free throw shooter. He is the opposite of an egotistical player, helping in all team matters on the court.

Pro career

In the 2002-03 NBA Season, Jiminez was on the preseason roster of the Sacramento Kings as he tried out for the club, but he was cut from the team a week before the start of the regular season. Jiménez never had another NBA experience.

Pro clubs

Spanish national team

Medal record
Men's Basketball
Competitor for  Spain
Summer Olympics
Silver 2008 Beijing National team
FIBA World Championship
Gold 2006 Japan Spain
FIBA European Championship
Silver 1999 France Spain
Bronze 2001 Turkey Spain
Silver 2003 Sweden Spain
Silver 2007 Spain Spain

Jiménez played with the Spanish national basketball team at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. He also won the silver medal at the 2008 Olympics Basketball Tournament, losing against Team USA in the gold medal game. After this competition, Carlos announced his retirement from the Spanish national team, after having been the captain of that group of players. He is the Spanish player with most medals won in international tournaments for the Spanish national team.

Awards

Spanish national team

Club career

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