Davis on ESPN's College Gameday broadcast.
|North Carolina Tar Heels|
|League||Atlantic Coast Conference|
May 17, 1970 |
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||183 lb (83 kg)|
|High school||Lake Braddock Secondary
|College||North Carolina (1988–1992)|
|NBA draft||1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall|
|Selected by the New York Knicks|
|1992–1996||New York Knicks|
|2004||New Jersey Nets|
|2012–present||North Carolina Tar Heels (asst.)|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||5,583 (8.2 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,045 (1.5 rpg)|
|Assists||1,172 (1.7 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Hubert Ira Davis, Jr. (born May 17, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. He is the nephew of Walter Davis, also a former NBA player, and was known for his accurate three-point shot. Davis later became a college basketball analyst for ESPN. He is currently an assistant coach at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
Davis attended Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, Virginia, where he averaged 28.0 points per game in his senior year. He went to the University of North Carolina, he holds the record for the highest career 3 point percentage in UNC history. After averaging 21.4 points per game in his senior year at UNC, he graduated in 1992 with a degree in criminal justice, and was selected with the 20th overall pick in the 1992 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks.
The highlight of his time with the Knicks was hitting the winning free throws after Hue Hollins called a disputed foul against Scottie Pippen in Game 5 of the 1994 Eastern conference semifinals against the Chicago Bulls, giving the Knicks an 87-86 win.
He remained with New York for four years, and was traded to the Toronto Raptors prior to the 1996-97 season. After Toronto, Davis spent time with the Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, Detroit Pistons and New Jersey Nets. Davis played his final NBA game in 2004, finishing with career averages of 8.2 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game.
On May 2, 2012, Davis was announced as an assistant coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team under Roy Williams. Davis is also the head coach of the UNC JV basketball team, the only JV team in the ACC. Most recently, Davis helped the team reach both the ACC tournament championship game and the NCAA tournament Sweet 16.