Charlie Davis (basketball)

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Not to be confused with Charles Davis (basketball), another American basketball player born in 1958.
Charlie Davis
Charlie Davis 1971.jpg
Davis in 1971
Personal information
Born (1949-09-07) September 7, 1949 (age 69)
New York City, New York
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight160 lb (73 kg)
Career information
High schoolBrooklyn Tech
(New York City, New York)
Laurinburg Institute
(Laurinburg, North Carolina)
CollegeWake Forest (1968–1971)
NBA draft1971 / Round: 8 / Pick: 120th overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career1971–1973
PositionPoint guard
Number18, 17
Career history
19711972Cleveland Cavaliers
1972–1973Portland Trail Blazers
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points1,287 (8.9 ppg)
Rebounds219 (1.5 rpg)
Assists319 (2.2 apg)
Stats at

Charlie Davis (born September 7, 1949) is best known for being an outstanding college basketball player for Wake Forest University (WFU). From New york City, he was the second African American player in Wake Forest's history. Davis was the 1971 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Men's Basketball Player of the Year, and the first black player to win the award.

Davis garnered first-team All-ACC honors for three years in a row, and was an eighth-round NBA draft pick (120th overall) by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1971.

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