Harry Davis (basketball)
January 27, 1956 |
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
|High school||Cathedral Latin (Cleveland, Ohio)|
|College||Florida State (1974–1978)|
|NBA draft||1978 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall|
|Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers|
|1980||San Antonio Spurs|
|1980–1982||Atlantic City Hi-Rollers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
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.
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. Davis also played in Europe.
Davis was inducted into the Florida State University athletic Hall of Fame in 1998.
- , accessed April 27, 2011
- [1992–93 Continental Basketball Association guide and register]
- Harry Davis From St. Clair Ave to the NBA and The Best is Yet to Come, accessed April 27, 2011