Jon Davis (basketball)

Jon Davis (born November 8, 1996) is an American basketball player for the Lakeland Magic of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for the Charlotte 49ers of Conference USA.[1] He plays the point guard position.

Jon Davis
Jon Davis.jpg
No. 7 – Lakeland Magic
PositionPoint guard
LeagueNBA G League
Personal information
Born (1996-11-08) November 8, 1996 (age 23)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolHargrave Military Academy
(Chatham, Virginia)
CollegeCharlotte (2015–2019)
NBA draft2019 / Undrafted
Playing career2019–present
Career history
2019–presentLakeland Magic
Career highlights and awards

College careerEdit

As a sophomore, he was named to the Second Team All-Conference USA.[2] He averaged 19.6 points per game, second best in the conference, and 4.2 assists per game. He shot 48.2 percent on field goals and 38.0 percent for 3-pointers.[3] He had a career-high 38 points in a 91-83 loss to Marshall on January 11, 2018.[4] Davis averaged 17.6 points and 5.5 assists per game as a junior, but Charlotte went 6-23. At the end of the season Davis declared for the 2018 NBA Draft but did not hire an agent to retain his collegiate eligibility.[5]

On February 16, 2019, Davis scored his 2,000th career point in a loss to Old Dominion.[6] He averaged 21.7 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game as a senior and was named to the second-team All-Conference USA.[7]

Professional careerEdit

Davis was signed to an Exhibit 10 deal by the Orlando Magic on October 12, 2019.[8] Davis was assigned to the Magic's G League affiliate, the Lakeland Magic.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Charlotte 49ers". www.charlotte49ers.com. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  2. ^ "C‐USA MEN'S BASKETBALL ALL‐CONFERENCE TEAMS ANNOUNCED" (PDF). Conference USA. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  3. ^ Scott, David (October 26, 2017). "Charlotte 49ers land players on each C-USA preseason all-conference team". Charlotte Observer. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  4. ^ "Burks scores 33 to help Marshall beat Charlotte 91-83". ESPN. January 11, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  5. ^ Scott, David (March 20, 2018). "Charlotte 49ers' Jon Davis declaring for NBA draft; not hiring agent". Charlotte Observer. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  6. ^ "Davis Scores 2000th Career Point; 49ers Fall At ODU". Charlotte 49ers. February 16, 2019. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  7. ^ Kent, Austin (October 7, 2019). "Magic Ink Jon Davis to Exhibit 10 Deal". SLAM. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
  8. ^ "Magic's Jon Davis: Gets deal from Orlando". CBS Sports. October 19, 2019. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
  9. ^ "Lakeland Magic Waive Three and Finalize Roster". NBA.com. Retrieved November 7, 2019.

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