Ricky Davis

Tyree Ricardo " Ricky" Davis ( born September 23, 1979 in Las Vegas, Nevada ) is an American professional basketball player.

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High School and College

Davis attended North High School in Davenport ( Iowa). There he spent four years as starter of the basketball team and made early attention. He then played one year for the University of Iowa and then signed up for the draft.


Charlotte Hornets

Davis was pulled by the Charlotte Hornets 21st place. He played his rookie year. His Sophomorejahr for the Hornets but was then in an extensive trade, were involved in the nine players getraded to the Heat. The trade took place on 1 August 2000.

Miami Heat 2000-2001

In his third season, Davis seriously injured his knee. This he did from 2000 to 2001 only seven games for the Miami Heat and was finally to the Cleveland Cavaliers getraded.

Cleveland Cavaliers

On August 21, 2001 Ricky Davis signed a six-year contract with the Cavaliers. His time in Cleveland had good and bad sides. So he fought like the coach and was dismissed by some as selfish and self-promoter. At the same time he reached in the 2002-2003 season average of 20.6 points, which significantly surpassed the achievements to date. However, the Cavaliers prevented the no intention of trading him.

Boston Celtics

On 15 December 2003 Ricky Davis was traded along with Chris Mihm, Michael Stewart and a second- round pick for Tony Battie, Eric Williams and Kedrick Brown. In Boston, he played mainly as a shooting guard and rarely as a small forward. At the beginning of his career, was named Ricky Davis still as one-dimensional and " only scorer ." But in Boston, he developed a good rebound and a dangerous throw. The Celtics found that he plays too selfish and decided for a trade. In the city he was still a crowd favorite because he can dunk very spectacular.

Minnesota Timberwolves

On 26 February 2006, he was getraded with Mark Blount, Marcus Banks, Justin Reed and a second - round pick for Wally Szczerbiak, Michael Olowokandi, Dwayne Jones and a first - round pick to the Timberwolves. In his two seasons, he scorte about 18 points on average, and was relatively solid. However, he remained in any longer.

Miami Heat 2007-2008

On 24 October 2007 Davis was traded along with Mark Blount for Antoine Walker, Michael Doleac, Wayne Simien and a first - round pick to Miami. Pat Riley, the 2001 still sent him away, admitted that it was a mistake: "I have made ​​the mistake to trade him. He is very talented and did not make any problems. We needed that time only bigger players. In the last six years, he was very efficient. " His stats fell in Miami but again to 13.8 points. The Heat could not keep him.

Los Angeles Clippers

On 28 July 2008, he signed as a free agent a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers. But in the disaster of the Clippers season he only played 21.8 minutes on average and he scored only 6.4 points per game.


Türk Telekom

March 2, 2010 Davis signed with the Turkish first division side Türk Telekom to end of season.

After he could not come back in the NBA at the beginning of the season 2010/2011 remained Davis fit with private training. In early February 2011, he finally received a contract until the end of season in France Chorale Roanne Basket.

NBA Development League

Maine Red Claws

On 29 December, the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League have announced the signing of Ricky Davis. Davis had previously been working to recover from a knee injury and then first get a new contract in the NBA or in Europe.