Jacob Greer “Jake” Cohen (born September 25, 1990) is an American-Israeli 6′ 10¾” (2.10 m)tall professional basketball player who plays at the power forward and center positions for Maccabi Tel Aviv of the Israeli Super League and Euroleague.
Cohen played college basketball at Davidson College, with the Davidson Wildcats from 2009 through 2013. He was a two-time Southern Conference Player of the Year, as both a junior and senior. He finished his college career in the top 10 all-time in the conference in career defensive rebounds, offensive rebounds, free throw percentage, free throws, and blocks.
Cohen is Jewish,and was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, to David (who had played basketball at Haverford College) and Kate Cohen.Growing up he was a member of and attended Hebrew school at Temple Sholom in Broomall, where he had his Bar Mitzvah. His older brother, Josh, played football at Dartmouth College.
As a senior in 2009 he averaged 17.6 points, 11 rebounds, and 5 blocked shots a game. He was named third-team Class AAAA All-State, Chester County Player of the Year, Central League MVP, All-Main Line, and a McDonald’s All-American nominee in 2009. He was a four-year Honor Roll student.
Cohen, a 6′ 10″ power forward, came to Davidson College in the 2009–10 season, and quickly joined the starting lineup of the Wildcats. He became the first freshman to lead Davidson in scoring since All-American Stephen Curry, averaging 13.3 points per game. He was named Southern Conference Freshman of the Year by the league’s media.
As a senior in the 2012–13 season, he averaged 14.9 points (6th in the Conference), 5.3 rebounds, and 1.6 blocks per game. He shot 39% from 3-point range, 50% from two-point range (5th in the Conference), and 83% from the free throw line (4th in the Conference), and had 128 free throws (2nd in the Conference) and 56 blocks (2nd in the Conference), 1.6 blocked shots per game (2nd in the Conference), and 508 points (3rd in the Conference).He was SoCon Player of the Year (both as voted by the league’s head coaches and by media), first-team All-SoCon (by media and coaches), named to the SoCon All-Tournament team, three-time SoCon Player of the Week, and Player of the Month for February.
Cohen went undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft. He was signed to the Phoenix Suns summer league team immediately following the draft, and played for it in July 2013.
He signed a four-year contract with Maccabi Tel Aviv in July 2013.In the 2013–14 season, he played 10 games for Maccabi Tel Aviv, and 14 games on loan for Maccabi Rishon Le Zion.He moved back to Maccabi Tel Aviv for the 2014–15 season.
Cohen, who was granted Israeli citizenship on the basis of his being Jewish, represented Israel in the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship Division B in Austria in 2010. He led the tournament in scoring at 20 ppg, led all players in the tournament with 87% free throw shooting, led all players in fouls drawn per game (6.4), and was named to the all-tournament team.
Position Power forward / Center
League Israeli Super League
Born September 25, 1990 (age 24)
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Nationality American / Israeli
Listed height 6 ft 9.5 in (2.07 m)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
High school Conestoga
(Tredyffrin Township, Pennsylvania)
College Davidson (2009–2013)
NBA draft 2013 / Undrafted
Pro career 2013–present
2013–present Maccabi Tel Aviv
2014 →Maccabi Rishon Lezion
Career highlights and awards
2x SoCon Player of the Year – Media (2012, 2013)
SoCon Player of the Year – Coaches (2013)
2x First-team All-SoCon (2012, 2013)
SoCon Freshman of the Year (2010)
ג’ייק כהן (באנגלית: Jake Cohen; נולד ב-25 בספטמבר 1990, פנסילבניה) הוא כדורסלן ישראלי-אמריקאי המשחק בעמדת הסנטר בקבוצת מכבי תל אביב. הוא מתנשא לגובה 2.10.
כהן נולד וגדל בפנסילבניה להורים יהודים, ובצעירותו חונך כיהודי, למד בבי”ס עברי ואף היה חבר נבחרת ארה”ב במכביה. בשנת 2009 החל כהן את קריירת המכללות שלו במכללת דייוידסון מצפון-קרוליינה, בה למד 4 שנים, ובסיומם הפך לאחד השחקנים המובילים בתולדות המכללה
ביולי 2013 חתם במכבי תל אביב ל-4 שנים, ולאחר 10 משחקים הושאל עד סוף העונה למכבי ראשון לציון. בעונת 2014/2015 חזר למכבי תל אביב, שם שיחק במסגרת היורוליג והליגה הישראלית.
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