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Kaela Davis's Bio

About Kaela Davis

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Selected by the Dallas Wings as the tenth overall pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft

 

2017

Played in 33 of the 34 games this season… Averaged 6.1  points, 1.4 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 15.9 minutes per game… Broke a career high on 7/16 vs Chicago, scoring 23 points… Is the first rookie to score 23 points since the 2014 season… Also broke a career high in minutes playerd with 28… Became the first rookie in franchise history to score 20 points in a season opener… Finished in the top five amongst rookies in free throw percentage at .754… Recorded a new season high in assists with four…. Finished in the top five in five categories for rookie leaders in the league, that includes fourth in scoring for all rookie leaders… Named to the WNBA All-Rookie Team.

COLLEGE

Renounced remaining season of college eligibility on 4/3/17 to enter the draft…. NCAA Stockton Regional Most Outstanding Player…. SEC All-Tournament Team…. CoSIDA Academic All-District 4…. Finished season 24th in SEC in scoring (12.7 ppg), 9th in 3s made per game (1.6)…. Averaged 15.8 points in the postseason (SEC and NCAA Tournaments)…. Powered Gamecocks to third-straight SEC Tournament title with 16.3 points per game on 50.0 percent shooting, including 71.4 percent from 3-point range…. Four of her eight 20-point games this season came in the postseason, including both games of the Stockton Regional to put Gamecocks into second Final Four in three seasons…. Shot 67.9 percent in two games of the Stockton Regional, including five 3s against Quinnipiac in Sweet 16…. Locked in on defense to shut down opponents’ top perimeter threat late in the season…. Prior to South Carolina, played two seasons at Georgia Tech earning All-ACC honors in both (first team in 2015, second team in 2014)…. Fastest player in Georgia Tech history to reach 1,000 career points (52 games)…. Two-time First-Team All-ACC selection…. Led the ACC in scoring in league games, pouring in 19.2 points per game as a sophomore…. Ranks seventh in Georgia Tech history with 153 career made 3-pointers and is tied for second with seven made 3s against Alabama A&M on Dec. 7, 2013.

PERSONAL

Daughter of Kendra and Antonio Davis, has a twin brother A.J., who plays basketball at Central Florida…. Father spent 13 years in the NBA playing for four teams – the Pacers, Raptors, Bulls and Knicks – and is currently an analyst at ESPN…. Went to Buford High School and ranked as the No. 1 guard and the No. 2 overall recruit in the 2013 class by ESPN…. Named a McDonald’s and a WBCA High School All-American… Was a three-time all-state and all-county selection (2010, 2011, 2012)… Led Norcross to a 5A state title as a freshman (2010) and Buford to a 2A state title as a sophomore (2011) and runner-up honors as a junior (2012)… Sat out the second half of her senior season due to a medical issue…. Has three gold medals with USA Basketball – 2012 FIBA U17 World Championships, 2012 FIBA 3×3 U18 World Championships and 2011 FIBA Americas U16 Championship.

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