Harry Davis (basketball)

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Harry Davis
Personal information
Born (1956-01-27) January 27, 1956 (age 63)
Cleveland, Ohio
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolCathedral Latin (Cleveland, Ohio)
CollegeFlorida State (1974–1978)
NBA draft1978 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career1978–1985
PositionPower forward
Number40, 23
Career history
1978–1979Cleveland Cavaliers
1979–1980Maine Lumberjacks
1980San Antonio Spurs
1980–1982Atlantic City Hi-Rollers
1984–1985Lancaster Lightning
1985Detroit Spirits
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Harry A. Davis (born January 27, 1957) is a retired American basketball player who played for two seasons in the NBA for the Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs.

Davis, a 6'7 forward from Cathedral Latin High School in Cleveland, Davis played for coach Hugh Durham at Florida State University from 1974–78. Davis scored 1,514 points in his career, averaging 14.0 points and 6.8 rebounds per game. His best year was 1977–78, where he averaged 19.5 points and 7.4 rebounds per game and was named Metro Conference co-player of the year with Louisville's Rick Wilson. He led the Seminoles to the 1978 NCAA tournament.

Following his collegiate career, Davis was drafted by his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1978 NBA draft (second round, pick #33). He played one season with the Cavaliers, averaging 4.1 points and 1.7 rebounds per game in 40 games. He was waived the following season, but signed a 10-day contract with the San Antonio Spurs. He averaged 3.3 points and 1.4 rebounds per game in his last 4 games in the NBA.[1]

Davis played in the Continental Basketball Association until 1985, most notably for the Atlantic City Hi-Rollers, where he finished among the league's top scorers in 1981 and 1982.[2] Davis also played in Europe.[3]

Davis was inducted into the Florida State University athletic Hall of Fame in 1998.


  1. ^ [1], accessed April 27, 2011
  2. ^ [1992–93 Continental Basketball Association guide and register]
  3. ^ Harry Davis From St. Clair Ave to the NBA and The Best is Yet to Come, accessed April 27, 2011