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Charlie Davis (basketball)

Not to be confused with Charles Davis (basketball), another American basketball player born in 1958.
Charlie Davis
Personal information
Born (1949-09-07) September 7, 1949 (age 66)
New York City, New York
Nationality American
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Career information
High school Brooklyn Tech
(New York City, New York)
Laurinburg Institute
(Laurinburg, North Carolina)
College Wake Forest (1968–1971)
NBA draft 1971 / Round: 8 / Pick: 120th overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Pro career 1971–1973
Position Point guard
Number 18, 17
Career history
19711972 Cleveland Cavaliers
1972–1973 Portland Trail Blazers
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,287 (8.9 ppg)
Rebounds 219 (1.5 rpg)
Assists 319 (2.2 apg)
Stats at

Charlie Davis (born September 7, 1949) is best known for being an outstanding college basketball player for Wake Forest University (WFU). From New york City, he was the second African American player in Wake Forest's history. Davis was the 1971 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Men's Basketball Player of the Year, and the first black player to win the award.

Davis garnered first-team All-ACC honors for three years in a row, and was an eighth-round NBA draft pick (120th overall) by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1971.

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