+-
Baron Davis #5 of the Golden State Warriors (Credit: Getty Images)

Baron Davis #5 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after beating the Dallas Mavericks in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2007 NBA Playoffs. (April 27, 2007)

Baron Davis

Veteran point guard Baron Davis from his time at UCLA to his many stops throughout the NBA.

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Baron Davis walks away
(Credit: AP)

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Baron Davis walks away after talking with reporters at NBA basketball training camp. (Dec. 9, 2011)

Derek Fisher (C), President of the National Basketball
(Credit: Getty Images)

Derek Fisher (C), President of the National Basketball Players Association is surrounded by NBA players (L-R) LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, Paul Pierce and Baron Davis, among others, as he speaks at a press conference after NBA labor negotiations at The Waldorf-Astoria. (Sept. 30, 2011)

The Cleveland Cavaliers' Baron Davis drives against the
(Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

The Cleveland Cavaliers' Baron Davis drives against the New York Knicks late in the fourth quarter. (March 4, 2011)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin flies over a
(Credit: AP)

Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin flies over a car for a dunk after teammate Baron Davis threw him the ball from the sunroof during the Slam Dunk Contest at the NBA basketball All-Star Saturday Night. (Feb. 19, 2011)

Baron Davis shoots against the New York Knicks
(Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

Baron Davis shoots against the New York Knicks in the final seconds of the fourth quarter. (March 4, 2011)

Golden State Warriors' Baron Davis, foreground, is fouled
(Credit: AP)

Golden State Warriors' Baron Davis, foreground, is fouled as he goes to the basket by Miami Heat's Ricky Davis (31) in the second quarter. (March 7, 2008)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis (1) argues with game
(Credit: AP)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis (1) argues with game official Bernie Fryer after Davis' last-second shot was ruled no good at the end of regulation against the Orlando Magic. (April 27, 2002)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis (1) reacts after dunking
(Credit: AP)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis (1) reacts after dunking in the first quarter of game 3 in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoff series against the Miami Heat. (April 27, 2001)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Charlotte Hornets guard Baron Davis, right, jokes with
(Credit: AP)

Charlotte Hornets guard Baron Davis, right, jokes with teammate Lee Nailon, left, after practice at the team's training center in Fort Mill, S.C. (May 2, 2002)

New Orleans Hornets' Baron Davis (1) drives by
(Credit: AP)

New Orleans Hornets' Baron Davis (1) drives by New Jersey Nets' Jason Kidd on his way to the basket during the fourth quarter. (April 14, 2003)

New Orleans Hornets' Baron Davis, right, drives past
(Credit: AP)

New Orleans Hornets' Baron Davis, right, drives past Philadelphia 76ers' Derrick Coleman and Kenny Thomas, left. (Nov. 5, 2003)

New Orleans Hornets' Baron Davis, center, tries to
(Credit: AP)

New Orleans Hornets' Baron Davis, center, tries to drive past Cleveland Cavaliers' Carlos Boozer after avoiding LeBron James, background, during the first quarter. (Dec. 23, 2003)

Quentin Richardson fights for a loose ball against
(Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

Quentin Richardson fights for a loose ball against the Warriors' Baron Davis and Kelenna Azubuike while Andris Biedrins look on in the second quarter at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 20, 2007)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Baron Davis #5 of the Golden State Warriors
(Credit: Getty Images)

Baron Davis #5 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after beating the Dallas Mavericks in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2007 NBA Playoffs. (April 27, 2007)

Baron Davis #5 of the Golden State Warriors
(Credit: Getty Images)

Baron Davis #5 of the Golden State Warriors drives against Devin Harris #34 of the Dallas Mavericks in the fourth quarter of Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals. (May 1, 2007)

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders, also head coach
(Credit: AP)

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders, also head coach of the USA Basketball Goodwill Games team, positions Baron Davis of the Charlotte Hornets during a team workout. (Aug. 23, 2001)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis, center, passes the ball
(Credit: AP)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis, center, passes the ball as he drives between Detroit Pistons players Zelijko Rebraca, right, of Yugoslavia and Mikki Moore, left, during the first half at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C. (Nov. 30, 2001)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis drives around New York
(Credit: AP)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis drives around New York Knicks' Allan Houston during the third quarter. (Jan. 21, 2002)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
New Orleans Hornets' Baron Davis shooting one of
(Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

New Orleans Hornets' Baron Davis shooting one of the many jump shots he use to beat the New York Knicks during the second quarter of the game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2002)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis (1) looks to pass
(Credit: AP)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis (1) looks to pass against Chicago Bulls' Brad Miller (40) in the first quarter at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C. (Feb. 13, 2002)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis goes up for a
(Credit: AP)

Charlotte Hornets' Baron Davis goes up for a shot while being guarded by Boston Celtics' Antoine Walker in the second half. (Oct. 19, 1999)

UCLA's Baron Davis after being selected third by
(Credit: AP)

UCLA's Baron Davis after being selected third by Charlotte in the first round of the NBA Draft at the MCI Center in Washington. (June 30, 1999)

UCLA Bruins Baron Davis waves to the crowd
(Credit: AP)

UCLA Bruins Baron Davis waves to the crowd as he exits during the second half of play against the Washington Huskies at Pauley Pavillion in Los Angeles. (Feb. 27, 1999)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
UCLA's Baron Davis, right, shoots the winning shot
(Credit: AP)

UCLA's Baron Davis, right, shoots the winning shot as time runs out as Oregon's Alex Scales guards during the second half of their game. (Feb. 4, 1999)

UCLA point guard Baron Davis guards Nevada-Las Vegas
(Credit: AP)

UCLA point guard Baron Davis guards Nevada-Las Vegas guard Mark Dickel. (Dec. 12, 1998)

Subscribe to Newsday’s sports newsletter

Receive stories, photos and videos about your favorite New York teams plus national sports news and events.

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.