Tanhum Cohen-Mintz Basketball Player

Birthday October 8, 1939
Birthplace Latvia
Death Date Oct 11, 2014 (age 75)
Birth Sign Libra


6'8" Israeli center who played for Maccabi Tel Aviv from 1956 to 1972. He was named Israel's Sportsman of the Year in 1961. 

Before Fame

He was born in Latvia and later moved to Israel. 


He was a longtime captain of the Israel national basketball team, playing 89 games for them. 

Family Life

His son Uri Cohen-Mintz also became a professional basketball player. 

Associated With

He and fellow Israeli Omri Casspi both played for Maccabi Tel Aviv.


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