Jan Jagla

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Jan-Hendrik Jagla
Jan Jagla 2019.jpg
Jagla in 2019
Personal information
Born25 June 1981 (1981-06-25) (age 38)
Berlin, West Germany
Listed height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight231 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High schoolHighland (Medina, Ohio)
CollegePenn State (2001–2004)
NBA draft2004 / Undrafted
Playing career1999–2015
PositionPower forward
Career history
1999–2001TuS Lichterfelde
2001Alba Berlin
2004–2005Artland Dragons
2005–2006Drac Inca Mallorca
2006–2007Türk Telekom
2007–2009Joventut Badalona
2009–2010Asseco Prokom Gdynia
2010–2011Türk Telekom
2011–2013Bayern Munich
2013–2014Alba Berlin
2014–2015Bayern Munich
Career highlights and awards

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.[1] Jagla was also known to be a point forward in his college days. He is married to Ivana, a daughter of Svetislav Pešić.[2]

Amateur career[edit]

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.[citation needed] 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[edit]

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.[3] In July 2011 he returned to Germany by signing with Bayern Munich a two-year contract.[4] In August 2013, he returned after 12 years to his former club Alba Berlin.[5] In August 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Bayern Munich.[6]

On 16 July 2015, he retired from professional basketball.[7]

German national team[edit]

Jagla participated in the 2008 Olympics with the German national team.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Basketballer Jan-Hendrik Jagla: Dirk light (in German)
  2. ^ Nachgefragt bei Jan Jagla (in German)
  3. ^ Jan Jagla Türk Telekom'da (in Turkish)
  4. ^ Bayern Munich brings Jan-Hendrik Jagla back to Germany
  5. ^ "ALBA BERLIN brings Jagla back home". Eurocupbasketball.com. Archived from the original on 13 December 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  6. ^ "FC Bayern Munich adds big men Stimac and Jagla". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Jan-Hendrik Jagla retires at 34". Sportando.com. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  8. ^ Former Nittany Lion standout to compete at Beijing Olympics

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