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Baron Davis

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Baron Walter Louis Davis is an American professional basketball player who has most recently played for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A two-time NBA All-Star, he was drafted as the third pick in the 1999 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets. He went on to play for the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland Cavaliers before signing with New York as a free agent in 2011.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1979 Birth Born on April 13, 1979.

TEENAGE

1991 12 Years Old During this time, Davis was involved in a minor controversy pertaining to his driving a 1991 Chevy Blazer that was a gift from his sister, then a UCLA employee. … Read More
1997 18 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He was also selected to play in the prestigious McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Game in Colorado Springs in 1997, playing with future NBA players Elton Brand, Shane Battier, Larry Hughes and Ron Artest, and winning the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest despite being the smallest man in the competition at 6'2". … Read More
1998 19 Years Old In 1998, Davis was named the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and made the Third Team All-America his sophomore year in 1999. … Read More

TWENTIES

1999 - 2001 3 More Events
2002 23 Years Old 1 More Event
He was also selected as an injury replacement for Vince Carter in the 2002 NBA All-Star Game. … Read More
2005 26 Years Old On February 24, 2005, Davis was traded from the Hornets to the Golden State Warriors for guard Speedy Claxton and veteran forward Dale Davis after tension with the Hornets' coaching staff and several nagging injuries. … Read More
Steve Kerr, then television analyst, called Davis' performance in the 2007 NBA Playoffs "outrageous stunningly athletic and creative and explosive." … Read More
2008 29 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 30, 2008, Davis opted out of his contract with the Golden State Warriors.

THIRTIES

On February 24, 2011, Davis was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers along with a first round pick (which turned out to be the first overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft, Kyrie Irving), in exchange for Mo Williams and Jamario Moon. … Read More
He did not make his debut for the Knicks until February 20, 2012, coming off the bench to score a three-pointer along with an assist.
2014 35 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 30, 2014, Davis married former Creative Artists Agency (CAA) agent Isabella Brewster, the sister of actress Jordana Brewster.
He made a return to the basketball court in July 2015, scoring 44 points in the Drew League (which was the subject of his documentary "The Drew: No Excuse, Just Produce"), and subsequently announced his interest in returning to the NBA.
2016 37 Years Old On January 15, 2016, he signed a contract to play in the NBA Development League, and on March 2, he was acquired by the Delaware 87ers.
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