Idaho's Josh Davis Becomes Second CBA-to-NBA Call-Up of the Season

December 5, 2005 - Continental Basketball Association 1 (CBA 1) News Release

Boise, ID (December 5, 2005) - Josh Davis has become the second call-up this season from the Continental Basketball Association to the NBA as the Idaho Stampede player has signed with the Milwaukee Bucks. Davis had just signed with Idaho on Friday, Dec. 2. He had not played in a game this season for the Stampede.

The 6-foot-8, 235-pound forward originally signed with Milwaukee on Oct. 2 and appeared in one game (at New Jersey on Nov. 2), before being waived on Nov. 24.

Davis played for the Stampede during the 2003-2004 season, capturing the CBA Most Valuable Player and Newcomer of the Year awards. In 40 games with the Stampede, Davis averaged 18.7 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. In March of 2004 he led the Stampede to the CBA championship game then signed a 10-day contract with the Atlanta Hawks.

Davis played with the Philadelphia 76ers during the 2004-05 season. He spent some time on the injured reserve list and played in 42 regular season games and two playoff games. He averaged 2.8 points and 1.9 rebounds per game.

Michigan Mayhem's Darrick Martin was the first CBA-to-NBA call-up this season on Nov. 16 when he signed with the Toronto Raptors. The CBA had 14 NBA call-ups during the 2004-05 season.

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