Deyonta Davis is a professional basketball player born in Muskegon, Michigan. He belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and largely liked by youth. He plays at the power forward position. His current team is Santa Cruz Warriors.
Deyonta has played for teams including Memphis Grizzlies, Iowa State, Memphis Hustle, Santa Cruz Warriors, and Atlanta Hawks and now back in the Warriors.
He has been honored with Mr. Basketball of Michigan and a few more state-level titles like McDonald’s All-American Game, and etc during his junior season.
Deyonta Davis Family
Deyonta is brought up by his mother, Rhonda Davis. His father left the family during Deyonta’s childhood. Deyonta was grown-up alone and has no siblings. His mother is mentally and emotionally strong to grow-up a child on his feet. She is a working woman and has been extremely supportive of his playing basketball.
Talking about his personal life, Deyonta is single. Celebrity’s life gets messed-up after getting famous, so there are rumors about him having a girlfriend but Deyonta has not confirmed this. He is busy in making his career bright.
Deyonta Davis Education
Deyonta took his early education at Muskegon High School. Then he got enrolled in college with Michigan State Spartans basketball team.
He has done graduation from Michigan State University and very early, he realized his career in basketball.
Deyonta Davis Career
Deyonta played at high school. In-state championship finals, he scored 4.1 points and 12.3 rebounds. He scored 5223 points during his school career, which was a record in school basketball history.
He got admission to Michigan State College where he was scoring an average of 7.5 points, 5.5 points for rebounds, and 1.6 points for assists. He played Big Ten Tournament and set the record there also of 64 blocks in the season.
In University career, he averaged 7.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 1.6 assists. He was drafted by Boston Celtics in NBA draft 2016. He was considered as lottery selection in draft but he was traded to Memphis Grizzlies the same night in the draft.
In his regular rookie season, Deyonta signed multiple contracts with Iowa State and Memphis while playing for the Grizzlies in NBA G League. He was signed by the Warriors and then by Atlanta Hawks with multiple ten-day contracts. He averaged 4 points and 4 rebounds.
Deyonta was recalled by the Warriors at end of 2019, where he was signed to participate in the training camp from the Warriors. He has great timing for the blocks and shooting. He flashes through the floor utilizing the power of warm youth-blood.
He has just turned over the teenage and has such great skills of the guard which distinguishes him from other newly drafted players. He has made his foot-prints since high school career.
In NBA regular seasons, he has played more than 100 games and averaged 4.2 points and 3.2 rebounds.
Deyonta Davis Net Worth
After getting drafted and traded, Deyonta signed a three-year contract with the Grizzlies in $4 million. His net worth ranges above $35 million.
Deyonta Davis Favorite Basketball Shoes
- Nike Soldier 11
- Kyrie Low 2