It would appear Baron Davis isn’t done playing basketball after all.
Davis’ agent, Todd Ramasar, has told Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports that a return is on the horizon for the former NBA star. Ramasar states that Davis’ comeback will begin in the D-League with the ultimate goal being a return to the NBA:
“He is looking forward to playing in the D-League and showing teams what he is capable of. He feels that the timing is right. More than anything Baron has put in the training and is confident in his body. He feels he is ready to return to the NBA.”
Once Davis officially signs his D-League contract, he’ll be placed into the league’s player pool. One possible destination is the Dallas Mavericks‘ D-League affiliate, as Mark Cuban has already stated that the door is open to Davis to play for the Texas Legends. The point guard is planning to make his debut after January 20th.
During his NBA career, Davis was selected to two All-Star games in 2002 and 2004. Despite never advancing past the second round of the playoffs, the point guard led his teams to seven playoff berths in 13 seasons in the league.
He is perhaps best known for the leading the 2006-07 Golden State Warriors to the biggest upset in playoff history. The 42-40 Warriors defeated the 67-15 Mavericks in the first round of the postseason that year. It is numerically the largest upset in the history of the playoffs.
Davis last played for the New York Knicks during the 2011-12 season. He holds career averages of 16.1 points and 7.2 assists per game.
As crazy as it may sound now, don’t be shocked if you see Davis on an NBA roster one last time before the conclusion of the regular season.
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