Jordan Robert Farmar is an American former professional basketball player who last played for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. In high school, he was named the Los Angeles Times High School Player of the Year in 2003–04. Playing for UCLA in college, he was the Rivals.com National Freshman of the Year in 2004–05. Farmar was selected 26th overall in the first round of the 2006 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. With the Lakers, he won two NBA championships in 2009 and 2010.
|Born:||November 30, 1986, Los Angeles, California|
|Listed height:||6 ft 2 in|
|Listed weight:||180 lb|
|High school:||Taft (Woodland Hills, California)|
|NBA draft:||2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26, Los Angeles Lakers|
About Jordan Farmar
Point guard who won two NBA Championships as a backup with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Inheriting his love of basketball from his biological father, he grew up playing and watching adults play, then joined UCLA, where he was considered among the elite point guards.
With the help of his father's Israeli connections, he was able to obtain citizenship and join the Maccabi Tel Aviv club in 2011. He also began playing for the Israeli national team in the Olympics.
He was born in Los Angeles, California, his mother an African American and his stepfather from Tel Aviv, Israel. In 2012, he married Jill Oakes.
He became teammates with Steve Nash when he rejoined the Lakers in 2013.
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