Ed Davis Biography
Ed Davis is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played high school basketball at Benedictine High School in Richmond, Virginia.
Davis is the son of former NBA player Terry Davis. He was selected with the 13th overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft by the Toronto Raptors.
Ed Davis Age
He was born on June 5, 1989, as Edward Adam Davis. Davis was born in Washington, D.C, United States of America. He is 31 years of age as of 2021.
Ed Davis Height and Weight
The Famous NBA star is 6 ft 10 in height and weighs around 102 Kg. Moreover, Ed Davis is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual.
Ed Davis Early Life
He was born to Terry Davis and Angela Jones. Terry Davis played 10 seasons (1989–2001) with the Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, and Washington Wizards.
As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Gemini.
Ed Davis attended Benedictine College Preparatory in Richmond, Virginia where he played for his high school basketball team.
Ed Davis, in his high school career, held an average of 22 points and 14 rebounds. After completing high school, Ed Davis enrolled at the University of North Carolina and played for the North Carolina Tar Heels men’s basketball team.
Ed Davis High school career
Davis spent his first two years of high school playing basketball at Hanover High School in Mechanicsville, Virginia before transferring to Benedictine High School in Richmond, Virginia. There, he led Benedectine to two state championships while averaging 22 points, 14 rebounds, and 7 blocks as a senior.
He accompanied future Tar Heel teammates Tyler Zeller and Larry Drew II in the McDonald’s All-American Game and was selected to the Jordan Brand All-American Team. Furthermore, Davies was named Mr. Basketball of Virginia in 2008, which is given to Virginia’s best high school basketball player. He also received recognition as co-player of the year in 2007.
Considered a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, Davis was listed as the No. 4 power forward and the No. 15 player in the nation in 2008.
Ed Davis College career
Davis played in every game during the 2008–09 season, while starting in two of them. He averaged 6.7 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 18.8 minutes per game in his first season with the Tar Heels. Besides, Davis also led the team with 65 blocks with an average of 1.7 per game.
In North Carolina’s six wins during the 2009 NCAA Basketball Tournament, Davis averaged 8.2 points and 5.5 rebounds. In the 2009 NCAA championship game, Davis came off the bench to score 11 points and grab a team-high 8 rebounds, helping the Tar Heels to an 89–72 win over Michigan State. Davis was also named to the 2009 All-Freshman Team and was co-recipient of the team’s Most Improved Player award.
In April 2009, Davis announced he would return to North Carolina after his freshman year instead of declaring for the NBA draft. In February 2010, he suffered a broken wrist in a loss to Duke, which effectively ended his season. He played 23 games, averaging 13.4 points, 9.6 rebounds, 1.0 assists, and 2.8 blocks per game in 2009–2010.
Later, in April 2010, Davis declared for the NBA draft, forgoing his final two years of college eligibility. Then he signed with a sports agent, Rob Pelinka.
Ed Davis Professional career
Toronto Raptors (2010–2013)
Davis was selected by the Toronto Raptors with the 13th overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft. On July 6, 2010, he signed with the Raptors. After a month with the Raptors, Davis was assigned to the Erie BayHawks. Afterward, on November 29, 2010, he was recalled by the Raptors. Additionally, on December 1, 2010, he made his NBA debut against the Washington Wizards, recording 11 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 blocks. On April 5, 2011, Davis recorded a career-high 22 points against the New York Knicks.
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Memphis Grizzlies (2013–2014)
On January 30, 2013, Davis was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies. Along with Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye of the Detroit Pistons, in a three-team deal that also sent teammate José Calderón to the Pistons, and Rudy Gay and Hamed Haddadi of the Grizzlies to the Raptors.
On June 30, 2014, the Grizzlies declined the opportunity to tender a qualifying offer to Davis. Hence making him an unrestricted free agent.
Los Angeles Lakers (2014–2015)
On July 23, 2014, Davis signed with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Portland Trail Blazers (2015–2018)
On July 9, 2015, Davis signed a three-year, $20 million contract with the Portland Trail Blazers. On November 20, 2015, he recorded 17 points and 15 rebounds in a 102–91 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Moreover, his 15 rebounds included a career-high 10 offensive rebounds, the most for a Blazer since Greg Oden had 10 in December 2009.
He also became the first Blazers player to have at least 15 points and 15 rebounds off the bench since Travis Outlaw in 2006. –On March 1, 2017, Davis was ruled out for the rest of the 2016–17 season after requiring arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder to repair an injured labrum.
Brooklyn Nets (2018–present)
On July 23, 2018, Davis signed with the Brooklyn Nets.
Ed Davis Net Worth and Salary
As of 2019, Ed Davis has an estimated net worth of over $11 million. He reportedly signed a contract with Brooklyn Nets in 2018. Also, he agreed to a $4,449,000 1-year contract with the Brooklyn Nets, including a guaranteed $ 4,449,000 and an annual average salary of $ 4,449,000.
In 2018 – 19, Davis receives a basic salary of $ 4,449,000, with a cap hit of $ 4,449,000 and a dead cap of $ 4,449,000. Moreover, He is the 9th best-paid player of the Brooklyn Nets standing behind D’Angelo Russell.
Ed Davis so far has made earnings of $34,370,640 from his entire NBA career. Furthermore, he also owns a house in Jupiter Island, Florida where he currently resides.