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If we attack our problems with determination, we shall succeed, this line has been very well proved by ‘Baron Walter Louis Davis´ professionally known as ‘Baron Davis’ is an American former professional basketball player. Since 2017, he is the current studio analyst for the ‘NBA on TNT’.
He led the NBA in steals twice, made the All-NBA Third Team in 2004, and was also a 2-time NBA All-Star. He had played in the NBA for the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Charlotte Hornets New Orleans Hornets, and New York Knicks. He is also an actor despite a basketball career.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 13th April 1979, this handsome anchor has turned 42 years old in the year 2021. He seems enough tall with his height which is 191 in centimeters and 6’2” feet. He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 96 in kilograms and 211 lbs in pounds.
Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle with the body measurements of 40 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps approximately.
He has collected a huge amount of money throughout his career and his total net worth is $60 Million as per sources. From his work, he is receiving a cool salary of $14 Million and his source of income is mostly from his basketball.
Education / Family
Baron was born and raised up in Los Angeles, California, USA, and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. He didn’t reveal any information with regards to his parents including their names too but he has a sister named Lisa Davis.
As of his education, he enrolled at Crossroads School which is a prestigious private school in Santa Monica with his encouragement. In 1997, he enrolled at UCLA for his college and made the Third Team All-America his sophomore year in 1999. During his two years at UCLA, he averaged 13.6 points and 5.1 assists for the Bruins.
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Date of birth||13th April 1979|
|Age||42 years old (As of 2021)|
|Height||In feet & inches: 6’2”
In centimeters: 191 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 96 kg
In pounds: 211 lbs
|Home town||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Fathers name||Name Not Known|
|Mothers name||Name Not Known|
Career / Fashion and Style
As of his career, in 1999, he was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets and made his NBA debut against Orlando Magic. At the Bradley Center on 17th February 2001, he was credited with making the longest shot in NBA history with an 89-foot shot with the game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
He started all 82 games while averaging 18 points and 8.5 assists per game during the next season. He played only 50 games as he suffered multiple injuries in the New Orleans Hornets’ inaugural season. He played only for 67 games again due to injuries in the 2003 season.
After that, in 2005, he was traded to Golden State and also played for the U.S. national team in the 2002 FIBA World Championship. He averaged 25.3 points, 6.5 assists, 2.9 steals, and 4.5 rebounds during the 2007 playoffs.
He opted out of his contract with the Golden State Warriors on 30th June 2008 verbally agreed to a five-year contract for his hometown team, the Los Angeles Clippers for a $65 million deal to play in 2008. He officially signed with the Clippers but his first year with the Clippers ended after a lot of injuries and disappointments.
On 24th February 2011, he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers and scored 18 points, grabbed 4 rebounds, had 5 assists in his debut match. On 14th December 2011, he was then waived by the Cavs via the amnesty clause. On 19th December 2011, he signed a year contract with the New York Knicks after being waived.
He had a herniated disk in his back during the time of signing and doesn’t make his debut match until 20th February 2012. On 6th May 2012, he injured his right knee and underwent surgery after an MRI. In the summer of the year 2012, he became an unrestricted free agent and made his return in July 2015 after three years.
On 15th January 2016, he signed a contract to play in the NBA Development League and made his D-League debut against Iowa Energy. For his team, he scored 12.8 points, 2.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 1.2 steals per game.
Thereafter, Baron made his debut for Three’s Company of The Big3 league and also participated in NBA Celebrity All-Star Game 2017. Apart from Basketball player, he is also a regular panelist during NBA.
Moreover, he appeared in many movies and TV shows such as Crips and Bloods: Made in America, Step Brothers, Hot In Cleveland, That’s My Boy, The Cookout, Lincoln Heights, The Forgotten, The Pool Boys, Sin City Saints, Te Night Before and Joe Dirt 2. After that, he appeared in the fourth episode of “Uncle Drew”, a series of Pepsi Max advertisements as Louis.
He made a special guest appearance in ‘Mozart in the Jungle’, “My Other Home” and “WTF, Baron Davis”. He also lent his voice for the series “TripTank”. In 2012, he formed the gaming company “5 Balloons Interactive” and in November 2019, he joined an advisory board for Tinley Beverage Company Inc.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
As of his personal life, he is a married man who tied the marriage knot with Isabella Brewster who is a Creative Artists Agency Agent by profession. His wife is the sister of actress Jordana Brewster.
The couple has been blessed with two children Kingman Davis, and Luke Alden Davis. As of June 2017, the couple got separated as he was seen with actress Laura Dern.
|Children||Kingman Davis, Luke Alden Davis
Here we are providing the list of favorites of Baron Davis:
|Favorite Actor||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Baron Davis
- He owned a gaming company named “5 Balloons Interactive” along with Sean O’Brien.
- In 1997, he was selected to play in the prestigious McDonald’s All-American High School Basketball Game.
- Despite being the smallest man in the competition at 6’2″, he won the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest.
- He only played 50 games in his inaugural season due to multiple injuries.
- In 2019, he joined an advisory board for Tinley Beverage Company Inc.
- He won the NBA All-Star award two times in 2002 and 2004 respectively.
- In the 1999 NBA draft, he was chosen by the Charlotte Hornets.
- He is born with the real name of Baron Walter Louis Davis.