Maccabi announced Jordan Farmar for the 2015/16 season, the former Laker who last played Darussafaka and also for the Clippers will come back to Israel in order to help the club regain its lost status. the team was dethroned from the title earlier this year after losing in the semi-final in the best of five series to Hapoel Eilat after leading 2-0.
Farmar had a short stint with the club during the 2011/12 lockout he averaged 14.1 points dished 4.1 assists while also grabbing 4.7 rebounds in Europe’s 1st tier competition ,Jordan left the club as the lockout ended but not before the yellow nation fell in-love with the Jewish American PG who’s well known for his great personality and abilities to drive to the basket.
Head coach Guy Goodes: “We’re very happy that Jordan is returning to Maccabi. We’re all very familiar with his great talent and his skills on offense, his experience in the NBA as well as in Europe.”
“Jordan will bring to Maccabi outstanding offensive ability, one of the very best in Europe. He has a tremendous connection with the club and its fans. We’re continuing to put together the puzzle, and like we promised our fans – we are building the strongest team possible with the goal of accomplishing great things in every possible framework.”
Jordan: ” I’m thrilled for the given opportunity and i am ready for the big challenge, can’t wait to come back to a place i consider home: the state of Israel, the city of Tel-Aviv, Maccabi!!!