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Jan Jagla

Jan Jagla German basketball player

German basketball player
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German basketball player
A.K.A. Jan-Hendrik Jagla, Jagla
Is Athlete Basketball player
From Germany
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 25 June 1981, Berlin, Margraviate of Brandenburg
Age: 38 years
Star sign CancerCancer
Stats
Height: 213 cm
Weight: 231 lbs
The details
Biography

Jan-Hendrik Jagla (born 25 June 1981) is a former German professional basketball player. Though he stands 7 feet tall, Jagla has the game of a 2-guard, and his game somewhat resembles that of Dirk Nowitzki. Jagla was also known to be a point forward in his college days. He is married to Ivana, a daughter of Svetislav Pešić.

Amateur career

He spent three seasons (2001–2004) at the Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania, before turning pro. He finished his Penn State career with 813 points, 504 rebounds and ranks third in school history with 110 blocked shots. Jagla holds the Penn State record for consecutive missed three point shots, 33. He played one year of high school basketball as an exchange student at Highland High School in Granger Township of Medina, Ohio, where he led the Hornets to their first Suburban League Championship in 1998.

Professional career

He played for Türk Telekom B.K. of the Turkish Basketball League during the 2006–07 season. He played for Joventut Badalona in Spain. Polish champion Asseco Prokom Gdynia signed him on 22 September 2009. In December, 2010 he returned to Türk Telekom B.K. until the end of the 2010-11 season. In July 2011 he returned to Germany by signing with Bayern Munich a two-year contract. In August 2013, he returned after 12 years to his former club Alba Berlin. In August 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Bayern Munich.

On 16 July 2015, he retired from professional basketball.

German national team

Jagla participated in the 2008 Olympics with the German national team.

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