Ben Davis (basketball)

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Ben Davis
Personal information
Born (1972-12-26) December 26, 1972 (age 45)
Vero Beach, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school Oak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
NBA draft 1996 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43rd overall
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
Playing career 1996–2009
Position Power forward
Number 43, 4
Career history
1996–1997 Phoenix Suns
1997–1998 Grand Rapids Hoops
1998 New York Knicks
1998 Capitanes de Arecibo
1998–1999 Grand Rapids Hoops
1998 Tau Cerámica
1999 New York Knicks
1999 Idaho Stampede
1999–2000 Phoenix Suns
2000 Brujos de Guayama
2000 Kansas City Knights
2000–2001 Makedonikos
2001 Trotamundos de Carabobo
2001–2002 Cantabria Lobos
2002–2003 Roseto Sharks
2004 Westchester Wildfire
2005–2006 Benfica
2006–2007 Paysandu BB
2008–2009 Lechugueros de León
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Ben Jerome Davis (born December 26, 1972) is an American former professional basketball player who played with the NBA's Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks. Davis attended Oak Hill Academy, Kansas University, the University of Florida, Hutchinson Community College, and the University of Arizona and played collegiately at all, except for Florida.[1] In his one season at Hutchinson in 1994, Davis led team to the NJCAA championship.[2]

Davis was selected 43rd overall in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns but played in the CBA in 1996-97 instead. As well as playing with the Suns and the New York Knicks during his short NBA career, Davis was also signed by the Miami Heat and Houston Rockets, but never played a game for either.

Davis last played in 2009 for Lechugueros de León in Mexico.[3]


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