Former LSU Star Glen Davis Signs To Play In Canada
A former LSU basketball star has a new professional basketball home.
Glen "Big Baby" Davis, who played for the Tigers for three years, from the 2004-2005 season through the 2006-2007 campaign, has signed a contract to join the St. John’s Edge of the Canadian Basketball League
Davis, who is trying to make a comeback and make a return to the NBA, was most recently playing professional basketball in Croatia, with KK Zadar.
The 32-year old Davis, who was part of the BIG3 league over the summer, hasn't played in the NBA since the 2014-2015 season.
A native of Baton Rouge, Davis was named the 2006 SEC Player of the Year while at LSU, before being selected in the second round of the 2007 NBA Draft by the Seattle Supersonics.
The 6-foot-9, 289-pound Davis spent 8 years in the NBA, and is best known as a member of the Celtics team that captured an NBA title in 2008. He also played for the Magic and Clippers.
Davis has had some off the court issues, being arrested on drug possession charges in Maryland back in February.
Over the course of his eight-year career in the NBA, Davis averaged eight points and 4.4 rebounds in 514 games.