Ben Davis (basketball)

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Ben Davis
Personal information
Born (1972-12-26) December 26, 1972 (age 47)
Vero Beach, Florida
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High schoolOak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
NBA draft1996 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43rd overall
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
Playing career1996–2009
PositionPower forward
Number43, 4
Career history
1996–1997Phoenix Suns
1997–1998Grand Rapids Hoops
1998New York Knicks
1998Capitanes de Arecibo
1998–1999Grand Rapids Hoops
1998Tau Cerámica
1999New York Knicks
1999Idaho Stampede
1999–2000Phoenix Suns
2000Brujos de Guayama
2000Kansas City Knights
2001Trotamundos de Carabobo
2001–2002Cantabria Lobos
2002–2003Roseto Sharks
2004Westchester Wildfire
2006–2007Paysandu BB
2008–2009Lechugueros de León
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". Archived from the original on May 25, 2006. Retrieved March 8, 2007.
  2. ^ Woodling: Padgett must avoid path paved by Davis Archived February 16, 2005, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Ben Davis Profile @

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