Jordan Farmar Background

Jordan

Farmar

Height: 6-2

Weight: 180

DOB: 11/30/86

School: UCLA

NBA Years: 7

NBA Championships (2)

NBA Trophy
NBA Trophy

HOW ACQUIRED:

Signed by the Lakers as a free agent July 17, 2013.


2012-13 Season:

Signed with Anadolu Efes of the Turkish Basketball League ... 2013 Turkish League All-Star ... In 29 Euroleague games with Anadolu Efes, averaged 13.8 points on .397 shooting from behind the arc, 3.6 rebounds and 3.9 assists in 29.4 minutes ... In 22 Turkish league games, averaged 13.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists in 26.1 minutes ... Scored 20+ points eight times ... Recorded 25 points, a season-high eight rebounds and season-high nine assists 10/19 vs. Olympiacos ... Posted 14 points and a season-high tying nine assists 10/26 vs. Cedevita ... Tallied 24 points, four rebounds and six assists 12/28 at CSKA Moscow ... Posted 14 points, a season-high tying nine assists and season-high tying four steals 1/27 at Banvit BK ... Scored a season-high 29 points (12-20 FG) 3/14 vs. Brose Baskets.

Career

Jordan Farmar in 2013
Jordan Farmar #1 of the Los Angeles Lakers handles the ball while being guarded by Cartier Martin #20 of the Atlanta Hawks on November 3, 2013 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

Selected by the Lakers with the 26th pick in the first round of the 2006 NBA Draft ... Signed by the New Jersey Nets as a free agent on July 14, 2010 ... Acquired by the Atlanta Hawks along with Anthony Morrow, Johan Petro, DeShawn Stevenson, Jordan Williams, a 2013 1st round draft pick and a 2017 2nd round draft pick in exchange for Joe Johnson on July 11, 2012 ... Waived by Atlanta on July 16, 2012 ... Two-time NBA Champion (2009, 2010) ... Played for the Rookie Team in the 2007 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge over All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas (12 points, 2 steals, 22 minutes) ... Became first player in league history to play in both an NBA and NBA D-League game in the same day, tallying four points and four rebounds 4/1/07 vs. Sacramento ... As a member of the Sophomore team in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam as part of NBA All-Star Friday Night in New Orleans, posted game's lone double-double with 17 points while recording game-highs in both assists (12) and steals (4) in 22 minutes ... Owns 12 20+ point games, nine 10+ assist games and eight double-doubles.

2011-12:

Appeared in 39 games (five starts), averaging a career-high 10.4 points, 1.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 21.3 minutes ... Ranked among NBA league leaders in three-point field goal percentage (8th/.440) ... Scored 10+ points 23 times including three 20+ point games ... Totaled a career-high 26 points (9-14 FG, career-high six 3FGM), three assists and two steals 1/11 at Denver ... Posted six points, a season-high seven rebounds and a season-high seven assists 1/16 at LA Clippers ... Scored 22 points (7-9 FG) 1/23 at Chicago ... Recorded 11 points and a season high seven assists 1/27 at Cleveland ... Posted 14 points and a season-high seven assists 2/3 vs. Minnesota ... Tallied 12 points, six rebounds and a season-high seven assists 2/11 vs. San Antonio ... Scored 22 points (8-13 FG) 2/28 vs. Detroit ... Totaled 11 points and a season-high seven assists 3/9 at Charlotte ... Posted 17 points and a season-high seven assists 3/12 vs. Milwaukee.

2010-11:

Appeared in 73 games (18 starts), averaging 9.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and a career-high 5.0 assists in 24.6 minutes ... Scored 10+ points 34 times including five 20+ point games ... Posted nine 10+ assist games and eight double-doubles ... Totaled a career-high 28 points (12-21 FG) and nine assists 12/1 vs. Oklahoma City ... Recorded 20 points and 10 assists 1/8 vs. Milwaukee ... Posted 24 points (5-11 3FG) and seven assists 3/11 vs. LA Clippers ... Finished with 10 points and a career-high 17 assists 3/20 at Washington ... Tallied 10 points, 10 assists and a career-high four steals 3/23 at Cleveland ... Posted 15 points and 16 assists 3/25 at Orlando ... Recorded six points, a season-high eight rebounds and nine assists 4/8 vs. New York ... Totaled 20 points and nine assists 4/11 vs. Charlotte ... Tallied 21 points and 12 assists 4/13 at Chicago.

2009-10:

Appeared in all 82 games, averaging 7.2 points, 1.6 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 0.63 steals in 18.0 minutes … Scored 20+ points once and 10+ points 24 times … Led team in points once, assists three times, steals 12 times and blocks twice … Handed out a season-high eight assists 11/12 vs. Phoenix … Posted a season-high tying three steals 11/19 vs. Chicago … Tallied 12 points, five assists and a season-high tying three steals 12/29 vs. Golden State … Scored a season-high 24 points (6-8 3FG) 1/3 vs. Dallas … Scored 18 points (7-11 FG) 2/10 at Utah… Scored 19 points (8-10 FG) 3/2 vs. Indiana …Totaled 12 points and a season-high six rebounds 3/19 vs. Minnesota … Scored 2,000th career point 3/24 at San Antonio … Tallied 13 points, five assists and a season-high tying three steals 4/9 at Minnesota ... In 23 playoff games, averaged 4.6 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 13.1 minutes.

2008-09:

Appeared in 65 games, averaging 6.4 points, 1.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 0.88 steals in 18.3 minutes … Scored in double-figures 15 times … Led team in assists eight times and in steals on nine occasions… Recorded nine points, six rebounds and six assists 10/28 vs. Portland … Tallied 15 points, five rebounds and five assists 10/29 at LA Clippers … Totaled 16 points (6-9 FG) and six assists 11/9 vs. Houston … Posted a season high 18 points, five rebounds and four steals 11/25 vs. New Jersey … Had surgery to repair a lateral meniscus tear in his left knee 12/24 … After missing 17 games due to injury, scored 14 points (5-7 FG) 1/25 vs. San Antonio ... Totaled a career-high six steals 2/22 at Minnesota … Tallied 12 points, six rebounds and five assists 2/26 vs. Phoenix … Recorded a season-high seven assists 3/19 vs. Golden State … In 20 playoff games including one start, averaged 4.7 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 13.0 minutes.

2007-08:

Jordan Farmar in 2007
Jordan Farmar #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives upcourt during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center on March 27, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.

In 82 games, averaged 9.1 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 20.6 minutes ... Scored in double-figures 37 times including three 20+ point games … Led the team in points once, rebounds once and assists seven times … Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds 11/14 at Houston … Tallied 10 points, four rebounds, three assists and a season-high four steals 11/16 vs. Detroit … Scored 21 points (8-13 FG) 11/30 at Utah … Posted 16 points and a season-high four steals 1/17 vs. Phoenix … Scored 18 points (8-13 FG) while adding five assists and four rebounds in a season-high 33 minutes 1/25 at Dallas… Tallied a season-high nine assists 1/29 vs. New York … As a member of the Sophomore team in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam at NBA All-Star Friday Night, posted game's lone double-double with 17 points and game-highs in both assists (12) and steals (4) in 22 minutes ... Scored 21 points including a season-high four 3FGM 2/26 vs. Portland… Scored a season-high 24 points 2/28 vs. Miami … Scored 1,000th career point 4/2 vs. Portland ... In 21 postseason games, averaged 5.7 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 17.1 minutes.

2006-07:

In 72 games including two starts, averaged 4.4 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 15.1 minutes ... Scored in double-figures 11 times while leading the team in assists twice ... In first NBA game, scored six points on 3-of-3 shooting in 14 minutes 10/31 vs. Phoenix … Posted season highs in assists (7) and rebounds (5) 11/28 vs. Milwaukee … Recorded 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting (3-of-3 from behind the arc), four assists and three steals 12/8 vs. Atlanta … Handed out a season-high tying seven assists 12/20 at Minnesota … Scored a season-high 17 points while adding a season-high five steals 1/18 at Dallas … Tallied 10 points, a season-high tying five rebounds and three assists 2/8 at Detroit … Became first player in league history to play in an NBA and NBA D-League game in the same day, tallying four points and four rebounds 4/1 vs. Sacramento … Recorded nine points and three assists in a season-high 28 minutes in first career start 4/15 vs. Seattle ... In five postseason games (all starts), averaged 6.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.20 steals in 22.8 minutes.

College:

As a sophomore (2005-06), was named CollegeInsider.com All-American and a CollegeHoops.net Honorable Mention All-American ... Named first-team All-Pac-10 performer and was on the 22-man finalist list for the Wooden Award ... Named to NCAA Oakland Regional and Pac-10 Tournament teams ... Selected to the NCAA Final Four All-Tournament team ... Named CollegeInsider.com Pac-10 MVP ... Earned a spot as one of 20 finalists for the Bob Cousy Award for the nation's top point guard ... One of four players in nation (only underclassman) to be on all three lists (Naismith, Wooden, Cousy lists) ... In 37 games (all starts), averaged 13.5 points, 2.6 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 1.1 steals in 30.4 minutes ... Ranked among Pac-10 leaders in points (14th) and assists (1st) ... His 189 assists at the time ranked No. 9 on the UCLA single-season list ... His 63 3-point field goals ranked 9th all-time on the single-season list at the time ... Scored in double figures 26 times including seven 20+ point games ... Led team in scoring 13 times, in assists 23 times and in steals on 17 occasions ... In the National Championship game vs. Florida, led the Bruins with 18 points, four assists, two rebounds and two steals in 34 minutes ... In 29 games (all starts) as a true freshman (2004-05), averaged 13.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 1.41 steals in 34.3 minutes ... Led all Pac-10 freshmen in scoring, assists, free throw % and minutes while ranking 2nd in steals ... Ranked among Pac-10 leaders in scoring (14th), assists (2nd), free throw % (7th), steals (9th) and minutes (5th) ... Scored in double-figures in 21-of-29 games ... Named Rivals.com National Freshman of the Year ... Became 5th UCLA player to earn Pac-10 Freshman of the Year honors.

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2013-14 Jordan Farmar

Personal

Jordan Farmar in 2013
Jordan Farmar #1 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives down the court against the Utah Jazz at Staples Center on October 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
  • Full name is Jordan Robert Farmar
  • Son of Damon Farmar and Melinda Kolani
  • Has one sister (Shawn Kolani)
  • Majored in sociology and was a member of the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in winter 2005
  • His father was a professional baseball player who also appeared in the 1991 film “Talent for the Game”
  • Godfather is former major league baseball player Eric Davis
  • As a senior at Taft HS, led the school to it’s first Los Angeles City title and was named a McDonald’s All American in 2003-04
  • Named Los Angeles Times Player of the Year, earned a USA Today Super 25 selection, named a Parade Magazine Second Team All-American and a Slam Magazine Honorable Mention All-American while winning the Southern California Jewish Athlete of the Year award
  • Lists his stepfather Yehuda as the person he most admires
  • Is an active participant in Lakers community outreach initiatives such as Read To Achieve and A Season of Giving
  • Hosts annual Hoops Farm camp during the offseason and is actively involved in the Jordan Farmar Foundation, which is dedicated to promoting the health, hope and healing of children
  • Hosted basketball clinics, in partnership with the Peres Center for Peace, for Israeli and Palestinian children in Israel in August of 2008 with the trip serving as a follow up to Farmar’s visit to the Seeds of Peace camp in Maine earlier in the summer
  • Seeds of Peace uses sports to bring together Israeli and Palestinian children, allowing them to play different sports together and discuss the shared problems and challenges in their daily lives
  • Actively involved with local children’s hospitals, visiting patients in the hospital as well as inviting patients and their families to Lakers’ home games
  • He and wife, Jill, are proud parents of two daughters.

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