Ben Davis (basketball)

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Ben Davis
Personal information
Born (1972-12-26) December 26, 1972 (age 43)
Vero Beach, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school Oak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
NBA draft 1996 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43rd overall
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
Playing career 1996–2009
Position Power forward
Number 43, 4
Career history
1996–1997 Phoenix Suns
1997–1998 Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
1998 New York Knicks
1998 Capitanes de Arecibo (Puerto Rico)
1998–1999 Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
1998 Tau Cerámica (Spain)
1999 New York Knicks
1999 Idaho Stampede (CBA)
1999–2000 Phoenix Suns
2000 Brujos de Guayama (Puerto Rico)
2000 Kansas City Knights (ABA)
2000–2001 Makedonikos (Greece)
2001 Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela)
2001–2002 Cantabria Lobos (Spain)
2002–2003 Roseto Sharks (Italy)
2004 Westchester Wildfire (USBL)
2005–2006 Benfica (Portugal)
2006–2007 Paysandu BB (Uruguay)
2008–2009 Lechugueros de León (Mexico)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Ben Jerome Davis (born December 26, 1972) is an American former professional basketball player who played with the NBA's Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks. Davis attended Oak Hill Academy, Kansas University, the University of Florida, Hutchinson Community College, and the University of Arizona and played collegiately at all, except for Florida.[1] In his one season at Hutchinson in 1994, Davis led team to the NJCAA championship.[2]

Davis was selected 43rd overall in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns but played in the CBA in 1996-97 instead. As well as playing with the Suns and the New York Knicks during his short NBA career, Davis was also signed by the Miami Heat and Houston Rockets, but never played a game for either.

Davis last played in 2009 for Lechugueros de León in Mexico.[3]


  1. ^ Ben Davis Bio
  2. ^ Woodling: Padgett must avoid path paved by Davis
  3. ^ Ben Davis Profile @

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