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2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 41 games (five starts) for the Los Angeles Lakers, averaged 10.1 points, 2.5 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 0.9 steals in 22.2 minutes... Finished with 16 points (6-10 FG) and 6 assists 10/29 vs. LAC ... Totaled 11 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds 11/7 at HOU … Scored 14 points and handed out a season-high 8 assists 11/22 vs. GS … Finished with 22 points (9-11 FG; 3-4 3FG) and 8 assists 11/26 at WAS …Totaled 15 points (5-7 3FG) 11/27 at BKN … Scored 16 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished out a team-high 7 assists 12/27 at UTA … Scored 21 points (5-8 3FG) to go with 8 assists (tied season-high) and 2 steals 2/5 at CLE … Notched 16 points (4-6 3FG) and 2 steals 2/26 at MEM … Scored a career-high 30 points, making a career-best eight three-pointers 2/28 vs. SAC … Recorded 20 points (7-12 FG) and 8 assists 3/4 vs. NOP … Scored 24 points (4-5 3FG) with 2 steals 3/7 at DEN … Notched 15 points, 8 assists, 5 rebounds and 3 steals 4/8 vs. HOU … Finished with 10 points and 6 assists 4/16 at SAS … Recorded 19 games with 10+ points … Tallied 20+ points five times … Had first 30+ point game of career.

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13: 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.

2011-12: Appeared in 39 games (five starts) for the New Jersey Nets, averaged 10.4 points, 1.6 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 0.6 steals in 21.3 minutes.

2010-11: Appeared in 73 games (18 starts) for the New Jersey Nets, averaged 9.6 points, 2.4 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 0.8 steals in 24.6 minutes.

2009-10: Appeared in all 82 games, averaging 7.2 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 18.0 minutes with the Lakers… 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 8 assists 11/12 vs. Phoenix… Posted a season-high tying 3 steals 11/19 vs. Chicago… Scored 15 points 11/29 vs. New Jersey… Tallied 12 points, 5 assists and a season-high tying 3 steals 12/29 vs. Golden State… Scored a career-high tying 24 points (6-8 3FG) 1/3 vs. Dallas… Posted 17 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists 1/10 vs. Milwaukee… Recorded 12 points and 5 rebounds 1/13 at Dallas… Scored 17 points 1/24 at Toronto… Posted 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 6 rebounds 3/19 vs. MIN… Scored 2,000th career point 3/24 at San Antonio… Posted 14 points (5-7 FG) and 4 rebounds 3/27 at Houston… Scored 16 points (4-7 3FG) 3/31 at Atlanta… Tallied 13 points, 5 assists and a season-high tying 3 steals 4/9 at Minnesota.

2008-2009: 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… 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… Recorded a season-high seven assists 3/19 vs. Golden State…

2007-08: 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… Scored 21 points on 8-of-13 shooting 11/30 at Utah… Scored 18 points on 8-of-13 shooting while adding five assists and four rebounds in a career-high 33 minutes 1/25 at Dallas… Tallied a career-high nine assists 1/29 vs. New York… 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... Scored 21 points including four 3-point FG's on 2/26 vs. Portland… Set career-highs in points (24) and field goals made (9) on 2/28 vs. Miami … Scored 1,000th career point 4/2 vs. Portland…

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 … Scored 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting 11/5 @ Seattle … Tallied nine points and five assists in 22 minutes 11/10 vs. Detroit … Scored 11 points (3-of-5 from behind the arc) 11/26 vs. New Jersey … Posted career-highs in assists (7) and rebounds (5) 11/28 vs. Milwaukee … Tallied eight points and four steals 11/30 vs. Utah … Recorded 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting (3-of-3 from behind the arc), four assists and three 12/8 vs. Atlanta … Tallied 13 points and four assists 12/17 vs. Washington … Handed out a career-high tying seven assists 12/20 @ Minnesota … Recorded 10 points and five assists 12/22 @ New Jersey … Pulled down a career-high tying five rebounds 1/7 vs. Dallas … Tallied 12 points and four assists 1/9 @ Memphis … Scored 11 points including a career-high seven free throws made 1/10 @ Houston … Set career-highs in points (17) and steals (5) in 27 minutes 1/18 @ Dallas … Tallied 10 points, a career-high tying five rebounds and three assists 2/8 @ 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 career-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 ... Scored a playoff career-high 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting in 26 minutes 5/2 @ Phoenix.

COLLEGE:
As a sophomore (2005-06), was named a CollegeInsider.com All-American and a CollegeHoops.net Honorable Mention All-American ... Named a first-team All-Pac-10 performer and was on the 22-man finalist list for the Wooden Award ... Named to the NCAA Oakland Regional and Pac-10 Tournament teams ... Selected to the NCAA Final Four All-Tournament team ... Named the CollegeInsider.com Pac-10 Most Valuable Player ... 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 the 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 rank No. 9 on the UCLA single-season list ... His 63 three-point field goals rank ninth all-time on the single-season list ... Scored in double figures 26 times, including team-highs of 28 points vs. Memphis; 24 points vs. Nevada; 22 vs. West Virginia; 21 points at Michigan, at USC and vs. Oregon State; and 20 points at Washington State ... 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 percentage and minutes while ranking second in steals ... Ranked among Pac-10 leaders in scoring (14th), assists (2nd), free throw percentage (7th), steals (9th) and minutes (5th) ... Scored in double-figures in 21-of-29 games ... Named Rivals.com National Freshman of the Year ... Became the fifth UCLA player to earn Pac-10 Freshman of the Year honors.

PERSONAL:
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... Was an active participant in Lakers community outreach initiatives such as Read To Achieve and A Season of Giving... Hosted his 3rd annual Hoops Farm camp in the summer of 2010, bringing kids together to learn about basketball and fitness… Hosted his Inaugural Celebrity Golf Classic and Gala on July 19 & 20, 2009 in Los Angeles to benefit the Jordan Farmar Foundation... 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.

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Vitals

Height: 6'2''/ 1.88m
Weight: 180 lbs./ 81.6 kg
Born: November 30, 1986
From: University of California, Los Angeles
Draft: 1st Round (26th pick) 2006 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2006
Years Pro: 7
Previous Teams:
  Los Angeles Lakers 2014 - 2014
  Los Angeles Clippers 2014 - 2014
  Los Angeles Lakers 2013 - 2013
  Brooklyn Nets 2012 - 2012
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: UCLA/USA

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