ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -- Happy Birthday To Englewood Cliffs' Jordan Farmar!
Farmer, a resident of Englewood Cliffs, turns 30 Wednesday.
Jordan Robert Farmar was born in Los Angeles, Calif., Nov. 30, 1986.
He is an American professional basketball player who plays for Maccabi Tel Aviv of the Israeli Premier League.
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. He played for them from 2006-10, winning two consecutive NBA championships in 2009 and 2010.
He played for Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel in 2011, and for Anadolu Efes in Turkey in 2012-13, before returning to play in the NBA for the Lakers in 2013 and the Clippers in 2014.
This past summer, he signed a contract with his former club, Maccabi Tel Aviv.