BaronDavis 2020

Baron Davis, 2021

Baron grew up in Los Angeles, was one of the top local youth players in history and became an All-American at Crossroads HS in Santa Monica. There he was named the 1997 Gatorade National Player of the Year along with McDonald’s and Parade All-Americans. He was also the 1997 California Mr. Basketball winner. He won the McDonald’s Slam Dunk competition as the smallest entrant at 6-2. He went to UCLA where he was Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and then Collegiate All-American, which led to him becoming the 1999 NBA draft overall number 3 selection by New Orleans.

The point guard had an 11-year NBA career, including three years with the LA Clippers and was a two-time all-star, always among the league leaders in assists and twice led the league in steals. After leaving the NBA, he played in the Big3 League and has always played in the Drew Summer League. He is now involved in various Los Angeles area entertainment and business ventures and was inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame in 2016.