Dwayne Davis

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Dwayne Davis
Club Atlético Aguada
PositionSmall forward
LeagueUruguayan Basket League
Personal information
Born (1989-11-27) November 27, 1989 (age 30)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolStrawberry Mansion
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013–2014UCAM Murcia
2014–2016Koroivos
2016Hoops Club
2016–2017Aurora Basket Jesi
2017–2018Instituto ACC
2018Vaqueros de Bayamón
2018–presentClub Atlético Aguada
Career highlights and awards

Dwayne Davis (born November 27, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for Club Atlético Aguada of the Uruguayan Basket League[1] At 6'5", he plays as a small forward. Davis entered the 2013 NBA draft but was not selected in the draft's two rounds.

College career[edit]

Davis managed to become the first person in his family to finish high school, which allowed him to make a name in Strawberry Mansion High School, noted in the NJCAA. He started playing college basketball in 2009 with Redlands Community College. He also played college basketball at Midland College, College of Midland, until it appeared a coach who changed his life, Donnie Tyndall. It was really a bet on him in his youth, and gave him the chance to play in the NCAA wearing the shirt of the University of Southern Miss.[2] In the 2012/13 season he averaged 16 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game in 34 games with Southern Miss Golden Eagles. He had a success rate of 53.2% shooting two and 41.3% in threes.

Professional career[edit]

After the NBA Draft he moved to play in Europe for the UCAM Murcia from the Liga ACB.[3]

For the 2014–15, he signed with Koroivos Amaliadas of the Greek Basket League.[4] In 13 games for Koroivos in 2014–15 season, he averaged 12.5 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 0.4 steals per game. He renewed his contract with Koroivos for one more season and he became the star of the club.[5] In 19 games for Koroivos in the 2015–16 season, he averaged 18.3 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 0.8 steals per game, being the second scorer of the league, including an amazing 36point performance against Arkadikos.

On April 23, 2016, Davis signed with Hoops Club of the Lebanese Basketball League, replacing Antwain Barbour on the team's squad.[6]

On August 6, 2017, Davis joined Instituto ACC of the LNB.[7]

Personal[edit]

Davis's mother died when he was 13 years old and he had to find work in order to make money for his small siblings.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eurobasket.com Profile
  2. ^ Men's Hoops Adds Junior College Standout Dwayne Davis
  3. ^ Dwayne Davis Signs One-Year Deal With Murcia After NBA Interest
  4. ^ "Dwayne Davis signs with Koroivos Amaliadas". Archived from the original on 2017-08-05. Retrieved 2015-07-31.
  5. ^ Dwayne Davis renews with Korivos Amaliadas
  6. ^ Dwayne DAVIS to replace Antwain BARBOUR in Hoops.
  7. ^ Dwayne Davis inks with Instituto ACC.
  8. ^ Homeless as a teen, draft prospect Dwayne Davis may soon find home in NBA

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