Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Brad Davis

Brad Davis

Davis was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round (15th pick overall) of the 1977 NBA Draft. Davis played for the Lakers for one season, then for the Indiana Pacers for one season. He played only part of the next NBA season for theUtah Jazz. After being released from the Jazz, he played with the Great Falls Sky of the Western Basketball Association and with the Anchorage Northern Knights of the CBA for the remainder of the 1979-80 basketball season.

Davis returned to the NBA with an expansion team, the Dallas Mavericks, for the 1980-81 basketball season. Davis spent the rest of his NBA career (12 seasons) with the Mavericks. These included four seasons in which he played in all 82 games of the season, plus three other seasons in which he played in 81, 80, and 79 games.

In April 1992, Davis retired after 15 NBA seasons, and he was the final Maverick remaining from the team’s first season in 1980-81. On November 14, 1991, Davis was the first Maverick to have his number retired when his #15 jersey was raised to the rafters of Reunion Arena.

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday salutes …Brad Davis.

Career history
19771978 Los Angeles Lakers
1978–1979 Great Falls Sky (WBA)
1979 Indiana Pacers
1979–1980 Anchorage Northern Knights (CBA)
1980 Utah Jazz
19801992 Dallas Mavericks
Career highlights and awards
  • No. 15 retired by the Dallas Mavericks
Career NBA statistics
Points 7,866 (8.2 ppg)
Rebounds 1,738 (1.8 rpg)
Assists 4,709 (4.9 apg)

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Welcome to Smallthoughtsinasportsworld. We keep it fun and we keep interesting and informative. On Tuesdays we go back in time with Old School Tuesdays, on Thursdays we keep it fun by Smallthoughts Trivia Thursday and on Fridays is Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week and Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week and we also post the answer from Smallthoughts:Trivia Thursday. I am a lifelong New York Mets, Knicks and Jets and Giants fan. I root hard for my teams and have rooted for them even when it wasn't and in some cases still isn't easy. I enjoy talking sports, and on here I get to write about it as well. I have my thoughts hence Small thoughts, we will not always agree, but respectfully speak about what we feel. I invite your comments and feedback as well. You can also follow me on twitter @bklynboy59 and facebook Jerry bklynboy Small

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