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.
|1977–1978||Los Angeles Lakers|
|1978–1979||Great Falls Sky (WBA)|
|1979–1980||Anchorage Northern Knights (CBA)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||7,866 (8.2 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,738 (1.8 rpg)|
|Assists||4,709 (4.9 apg)|