Aris Thessaloniki signed big man Jake Cohen, who arrives from Turkish Airlines Euroleague force Maccabi Tel Aviv. Cohen (2.10 meters, 24 years old) joined Maccabi in the summer of 2013 and averaged 1.5 points and 1.1 rebounds over 15 Euroleague games in a reserve role last season. Those numbers jumped to 7.4 points and 4.3 rebounds in the Israeli League and he helped Maccabi win the Israeli Cup. Cohen also spent time at loan during the 2013-14 season at Maccabi Rishon Lezion. Before coming to Israel, Cohen was a two-time Southern Conference player of the year at Davidson University. He has also played for Israel’s Under-20 national team.