KK Zadar Signs Former Celtics Star and NBA Champion Glen Davis

Daniela Rogulj

Glen Davis has played for the Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic, and Los Angeles Clippers. 

Glen “Big Baby” Davis, a former NBA star and champion with the Boston Celtics, has signed a contract with KK Zadar which will last until the end of the season, reports Index.hr on October 1, 2018. 

Davis, who was named “Big Baby” at the age of 9 by a youth league coach, played a total of 514 games in the NBA with an average of 8 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. He recently participated in the BIG3 basket contest which he won.

Davis played college ball at Louisiana State University, where he was named the 2006 Southeastern Conference ‘Player of the Year’. In 2006, Davis also led the Tigers to their first their first Final Four appearance since 1986. After University, Davis was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics as the 35th overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft. 

Davis was then traded to the Boston Celtics, where he played from 2007-2011 and won the NBA Finals in 2008 against the Los Angeles Lakers. Davis won the NBA championship alongside Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, and Kevin Garnett.

From 2011-2014, Davis played for the Orlando Magic, followed by a year at the Los Angeles Clippers from 2014-2015. Davis played his last official game in the 2014/15 season with the Los Angeles Clippers, where he averaged four points with two rebounds per game. An ankle injury ultimately halted the player’s career, and he was released from the LA Clippers in 2015. 


This will be the first time the former NBA star will play in Europe in his career. 


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