Jim Davis (basketball)

James W. Davis (December 18, 1941 – December 27, 2018) was a professional American basketball player who played eight seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Jim Davis
Personal information
Born(1941-12-18)December 18, 1941
Muncie, Indiana
DiedDecember 27, 2018(2018-12-27) (aged 77)
Windsor, Ontario
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolMuncie Central
(Muncie, Indiana)
CollegeColorado (1961–1964)
NBA draft1964 / Round: 4 / Pick: 27th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career1964–1975
PositionPower forward / Center
Number24, 25, 30, 20
Career history
1964–1967Sunbury Mercuries
19671971St. Louis / Atlanta Hawks
1971Houston Rockets
19711975Detroit Pistons
Career NBA statistics
Points3,997 (6.7 ppg)
Rebounds3,109 (5.2 rpg)
Assists739 (1.2 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

A 6'9" center from the University of Colorado, Davis played in the National Basketball Association from 1967 to 1975 as a member of the St. Louis/Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, and Detroit Pistons. He averaged 6.7 points and 5.2 rebounds in his NBA career.[1]

Davis died of complications from cancer on December 27, 2018 at age 77.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jim Davis basketball-reference.com
  2. ^ "CU BASKETBALL: Hall of Famer Jim Davis Passes Away At 77". kktv.com. December 28, 2018. Retrieved December 28, 2018.