Jordan Cohen

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Jordan Cohen
No. 1 – Maccabi Haifa
PositionGuard
LeagueIsraeli Basketball Premier League
Personal information
Born (1997-07-31) July 31, 1997 (age 24)
Tarzana, California
NationalityAmerican-Israeli
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolCampbell Hall High School
CollegeLehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball
Playing career2020–present
Career history
2020-presentMaccabi Haifa

Jordan Cohen (born July 31, 1997) is an American-Israeli basketball player for Maccabi Haifa in the Israel Basketball Premier League, who plays the point guard position.[1][2]

Early life

Cohen was born in Tarzana, Tarzana, California, and is Jewish.[3][4] He is 6" 2" tall, and weighs 185 pounds.[1][5][6] He attended Campbell Hall High School ('16) in Boston, Massachusetts.[5]

Maccabiah Games and college

Cohen played basketball on Team USA in the 2017 Maccabiah Games, as the youngest player on the team.[3] He averaged 6.2 points per game, as the team won the gold medal.[3][4][7] He played on the team with among others Sam Singer and Travis Warech.[8]

He attended and played basketball for Lehigh University, where Cohen majored in finance ('20).[5][9] Playing for the Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball|Lehigh Mountain Hawks he averaged 9.3 points per game as a sophomore.[3] He was team captain his junior and senior years.[10] His senior season he averaging 14.2 points per game, and ranked sixth in the Patriot League in three-point percentage (38.1 percent).[3] His junior year and senior years he was named Third-Team All-Patriot League.[3] He was named to the Academic All-Patriot League team for his last three years.[3]

Professional career

In August 2020 Cohen signed a one-year contract with Maccabi Haifa, in the Israel Basketball Premier League.[3][11][12]

In the media

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jordan Cohen | Maccabi Haifa". balkanleague.net.
  2. "ISRAEL BASKETBALL SUPER LEAGUE | 2020-21 Season | Maccabi Haifa | Jordan Cohen". basket.co.il.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 "Jordan Cohen signs professionally". The Brown and White. August 27, 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Cohen excited for professional basketball opportunity in Israel". Lehigh University Athletics. September 14, 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Jordan Cohen Basketball Player Profile, Maccabi Haifa, Lehigh, News, Winner League stats, Career, Games Logs, Best, Awards". Eurobasket LLC.
  6. "Jordan Cohen paves the way for future guards". The Brown and White. March 1, 2020.
  7. "Cohen wins Gold Medal at Maccabiah Games". Lehigh University Athletics. July 17, 2017.
  8. Rauchbach, Jake (July 5, 2017). "2017 World Maccabiah Games". basketballinsiders.com.
  9. "Patriot League Announces Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Academic All-League Team". patriotleague.org. March 4, 2020.
  10. "Jordan Cohen looks back on his basketball career". The Brown and White. April 30, 2020.
  11. "Jordan Cohen; Maccabi Haifa". sport.de.
  12. "Maccabi-Hunter-Haifa basketball, News, Roster, Rumors, Stats, Awards, Transactions, Details-eurobasket". youthbasket.com.

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