David Cohn

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David Cohn
דייוויד כהן
No. 34 – Panthers Schwenningen
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1995-03-28) March 28, 1995 (age 26)
Chicago, Illinois
NationalityAmerican-Israeli
Listed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight167 lb (76 kg)
Career information
High schoolYork Community
(Elmhurst, Illinois)
College
NBA draft2018 / Undrafted
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018–2019Hapoel Eilat
2019–2020Maccabi Haifa
2021–Panthers Schwenningen
Career highlights and awards
  • Third-team All-CAA (2018)

David Cohn (דייוויד כהן; born March 28, 1995) is an American-Israeli basketball player. He plays for the Panthers Schwenningen in the German ProA league. Cohn earlier played for Maccabi Haifa in the Israeli Basketball Premier League.[1] He plays the point guard position.[1]

Biography[edit]

Cohn was born in Chicago, Illinois, and grew up in Elmhurst, Illinois.[2][3] His parents are Paula and Dave Cohn.[4] Has a younger sister, Olivia, and a younger brother, Erik.[4] He is 6' 2" feet (1.88 meters) tall, and weighs 167 pounds (76 kg).[2][1]

He went to York Community High School ('13) in Elmhurst.[2] Cohn averaged 22 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists per game as a junior in 2011-12, and set a school single-game scoring record with 47 points during the season.[4] He averaged 17 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists per game in his senior year.[5] He was an All-State selection his junior and senior seasons, and as a senior both Chicago Sun-Time's All-Area and Daily Herald DuPage County All-Area.[4] He scored more than 1,600 career points, second in York history.[4]

Cohn attended Colorado State University for his freshman year of college, playing basketball for the Colorado State Rams.[3]

He then transferred and attended the College of William & Mary ('18), and played college basketball for the William & Mary Tribe.[2] In 2015-16 Cohn had the second-best assists per game percentage in the Colonial Athletic Association (4.6), and the third-best free throw shooting percentage (.835).[6] In 2016-17 he had the fifth-best assists per game percentage in the CAA (4.5).[6] In his senior year in 2017-18 he scored 14.2 points and had 6.7 assists per game (best in the CAA; 11th-best in the NCAA).[3] He also had the best free throw percentage in the CAA (.911; fifth-best in the NCAA), was second-best in steals per game (1.6), and sixth-best 2-point field goal percentage in the CAA (.605).[6] He was the only player in the nation, out of the players on 351 Division I teams, who shot at least 50% from the field (52.9%), 40% on 3-point attempts (42.6%), and 90% in free-throw attempts (91.2%).[7][5] As of November 2020, he was one of only ten NCAA players to have joined the DI men's basketball's 50-40-90 club since 1993.[8] In 2018 he was All-CAA Third Team.[3] He became the all-time assists leader at William & Mary.[5]

Cohn played for Hapoel Eilat in 2018-19, and for Maccabi Haifa of the Israeli Basketball Premier League in 2019–20.[1][9] In September 2021, he was signed by the Panthers Schwenningen of the second-tier of German basketball, ProA.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "ISRAEL BASKETBALL SUPER LEAGUE | 2019-20 Season | Maccabi Haifa | David Cohn". basket.co.il.
  2. ^ a b c d "David Cohn Basketball Player Profile, Maccabi Haifa, News, Winner League, Career, Games Logs, Best, Awards". Eurobasket LLC.
  3. ^ a b c d "David Cohn Player Profile, William & Mary, NCAA Stats, International Stats, Game Logs, Bests, Awards - RealGM". basketball.realgm.com.
  4. ^ a b c d e "David Cohn Bio". TribeAthletics.com.
  5. ^ a b c Narang, Bob (July 5, 2018). "York grad David Cohn pursues his dream with 76ers in NBA Summer League". Chicago Tribune.
  6. ^ a b c "David Cohn College Stats". College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com.
  7. ^ Johnson, Dave (March 3, 2018). "David Cohn making history at William and Mary". Daily Press.
  8. ^ Brenden Welper (November 18, 2020). "Every member of DI men's basketball's 50-40-90 club (since 1993)". NCAA.com.
  9. ^ "David Cohn joins Maccabi Haifa". sportando. March 9, 2019.
  10. ^ "Wiha Panthers Schwenningen » David Cohn ersetzt Lamonte Bearden" (in German). Retrieved 2022-01-02.

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