Known for his epic dunks, the NBA's Jordan Farmar makes his next move
Find out where the first-round draft pick is headed now.
The Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team has had a lot of success in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. After all, they won the championship last year. But they're always looking to improve, especially with American players who were successful in college and have garnered some attention in the NBA.
Point guard Jordan Farmar is one of those players. The Israeli team just signed Farmar – who last played for the team in 2012 – to a new contract, after Farmar and the Los Angeles Clippers parted ways earlier this year.
Farmar was selected in the first round of the 2006 NBA Draft by the Clippers' arena-mates, the Los Angeles Lakers, and made an impact as a reserve on two championship teams in 2009 and 2010. He became known for his epic dunks and ability to get hang time.
During his time with the Lakers, for instance, there were enough monster dunks for someone to put together a top 10 highlight reel, where a massive alley-oop that has Farmar seemingly jumping off the bench to make the dunk is only #3 on the list.
His reputation for dunking is so solid that Fox Sports Network had him do air time experiments on their "Sports Science" show:
The last time Farmar played for Maccabi Tel Aviv was under David Blatt, the current coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. We're sure the team is happy to have him back – even if it's just for the highlight dunks.
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