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Tyler Lee-Deon Davis (born May 22, 1997) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He played college basketball for the Texas A&M Aggies.[1] Davis also represented the senior Puerto Rican national basketball team at the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup. Standing at a height of 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m), he plays at the center position.[2]

Tyler Davis
Tyler Davis (cropped).jpg
Davis in 2017
No. 34 – Xinjiang Flying Tigers
PositionCenter
LeagueCBA
Personal information
Born (1997-05-22) May 22, 1997 (age 22)
San Jose, California
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight266 lb (121 kg)
Career information
High schoolPlano West (Plano, Texas)
CollegeTexas A&M (2015–2018)
NBA draft2018 / Undrafted
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018Oklahoma City Thunder
2018Oklahoma City Blue
2019–presentXinjiang Flying Tigers
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

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College careerEdit

As a sophomore, Davis was a second-team All-SEC player. Between his sophomore and junior season Davis slimmed down to better compete in SEC play. He led the team in scoring as a junior with 14.9 points per game while finishing second in rebounding behind Robert Williams with 8.9 rebounds per game. Following the season he declared for the NBA draft.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Oklahoma City Thunder (2018)Edit

After going undrafted in the 2018 NBA draft, Davis joined the Brooklyn Nets for NBA Summer League play.[4] On August 13, 2018, the Oklahoma City Thunder signed Davis to a two-way contract.[5] Davis made his NBA debut on November 28, 2018 against the Cleveland Cavaliers, playing one minute and grabbing a rebound.[6] On December 28, 2018, Davis was waived by the Oklahoma City Thunder.[7]

National team careerEdit

Davis represented the Puerto Rican national team at the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup.[8] Davis averaged 12.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game in the tournament.[9]

Career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

NBAEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2018–19 Oklahoma City 1 0 .9 .000 .000 .000 1.0 .0 .0 .0 0.0

NBA G LeagueEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2018–19 Oklahoma 15 8 26.7 .573 .765 11.7 1.7 0.6 1.8 17.2

CollegeEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2015–16 Texas A&M 36 34 22.8 .655 .625 6.2 .7 .6 1.1 11.3
2016–17 Texas A&M 31 31 26.2 .617 .000 .693 7.0 1.4 .5 .9 14.1
2017–18 Texas A&M 35 35 29.1 .585 .280 .623 8.9 1.3 .3 1.3 14.9
Career 102 100 26.0 .614 .269 .646 7.4 1.1 .5 1.1 13.4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tyler Davis has been the one constant for the A&M basketball team
  2. ^ Tyler Davis joins Puerto Rico basketball family
  3. ^ Sayles, Damon (March 29, 2018). "Tyler Davis declares for the NBA Draft". 247sports. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  4. ^ Lewis, Brian (June 23, 2018). "Surprising Nets connections run deep for first-round draft pick". New York Post. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  5. ^ "Thunder Signs Tyler Davis to Two-Way Contract". NBA.com. August 13, 2018. Retrieved August 13, 2018.
  6. ^ "Tyler Davis 2018-19 Game Log". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
  7. ^ "Thunder Waives Tyler Davis". NBA.com. December 27, 2018. Retrieved December 27, 2018.
  8. ^ New and improved Tyler Davis: 'I'm in the best shape of my life'
  9. ^ Tyler Davis's profile | 2017 FIBA AmeriCup

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