Maccabi Haifa announces the signing of the Israeli-American guard Lucas Hausman for a three-year contract until the end of the 2020/21 season.
25-year-old Hausman played last season at CB Marbella of the Spanish EBA.
He averaged 31.3 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 38% off the arc in 25.2 minutes per game. Hauzman played a key role in the team’s success last season, which led to a first-place league win.
The Guard, rising to 1.91, scored 53 appearances in the last two seasons in the CB Marbella outfit, averaging 13.6 points, 2.6 rebounds when it is close to 40 percent of the 3.
Hauzman took part in the last game of Maccabi Haifa against the NBA teams. In the game against the Los Angeles Clippers, the guard scored 10 points in 13 minutes.
“Lucas Guard is dynamic and knowledgeable as we continue to strengthen the cast, Lucas’ signature reinforces our commitment to connect with Jewish basketball players around the world and Israel,” said Jeff Rosen, owner of the team.
Barak Peleg, the team’s coach, said: “I’m happy to have Lucas signed for our team, and we’ve got to get to know Lucas from our game tour in the United States, and I’m sure he’ll enjoy it in the future.”
Hausman was born in Westport, Connecticut. He played at Bowden College, the third college league.
Holds two college records, a record of 44 points and a record of 581 points for the season.
In 2015 he was named the NESCAC Player of the Year, and in 2016 he was elected to the third team of the third college league.
Lucas Hausman is expected to land in Israel at the end of December and join the group’s training.