Paul Davis (basketball)

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Paul Davis
Paul Davis Wizards.jpg
No. 40 – Khimki
Position Power forward / Center
League PBL
VTB United League
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1984-07-21) July 21, 1984 (age 29)
Rochester, Michigan
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (211 cm)
Listed weight 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school Rochester (Rochester, Michigan)
College Michigan State (2002–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
Pro playing career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2009 Los Angeles Clippers
2009 Washington Wizards
2009–2010 Maine Red Claws
2010 Xacobeo Blu:Sens
2010–2012 Cajasol Banca Cívica
2012–present Khimki
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com

Paul Davis (born July 21, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for BC Khimki of the Russian Professional Basketball League (PBL).

Early years[edit]

Davis started his career at Reuther Middle School where his number has been retired.

Davis played for Rochester High School, earning Mr. Basketball of Michigan honors in 2002. As a center for the Michigan State Spartans, he finished the 2005 season as the NCAA Tournament's leading rebounder. Davis was ranked as the nation's number three center by Lindy's College Basketball and the nation's number five post man by Athlon Sports.

In his senior season, he averaged 17.5 points, 9.1 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1 steal and 0.9 blocks, while also shooting 87% from the free-throw line, and was 6–19 from three-point territory.

On April 2, 2009, Paul appeared on the Bravo show Millionaire Matchmaker.[1]

Professional career[edit]

NBA[edit]

On June 28, 2006, Davis was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2006 NBA Draft with the 34th pick (4th pick of 2nd round).

After 2007–08 season, he became a restricted free agent. His rights were renounced by the Clippers, but on August 18, 2008, he was re-signed by the Clippers.[2] He was waived by the Clippers in January 2009.[3][4]

On September 25, 2009, Davis signed with the Washington Wizards. He was waived on November 11, 2009, when the Wizards signed guard Earl Boykins.[5]

European clubs[edit]

On April 8, 2010, Davis signed with Xacobeo Blu:Sens, a Spanish ACB team.[6]

In September 2010 he signed with CB Cajasol Sevilla.[7] After two seasons at Seville, in May 2012 he signed with the Russian club BC Khimki, to join them for the Euroleague competition.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

NBA[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2006–07 L.A. Clippers 31 0 5.8 .423 .000 .700 1.4 .2 .2 .2 1.6
2007–08 L.A. Clippers 22 1 8.8 .369 .000 .600 2.1 .5 .3 .3 2.5
2008–09 L.A. Clippers 27 1 11.9 .408 .000 .794 2.5 .4 .4 .1 4.0
2009–10 Washington 2 0 4.0 .500 .000 .500 .0 1.5 .0 .5 2.5
Career 82 2 8.6 .402 .000 .732 1.9 .4 .3 .2 2.6

Euroleague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2012–13 Khimki 23 2 19.6 .605 1.000 .855 5.5 1.3 .9 1.0 13.4 16.1
Career 23 2 19.6 .605 1.000 .855 5.5 1.3 .9 1.0 13.4 16.1

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