MEET OUR FOUNDERS
Who are our founders?
The Ricky Davis Legacy Foundation (TRDLF) is a non-profit organization established and founded by “RICKY DAVIS” NBA STAR, Wife Siobhan Davis and Family. Ricky was blessed to play in the NBA for 13 years. His NBA career span with several NBA teams has allowed him to give back to several communities across the world. As an individual and in partnership with NBA charitable events, Ricky has provided both numerous contributions to people, foundations, and organizations.
In order to succeed in life and take advantage of opportunities, Ricky believes that it is very important that youth have the correct resources and guidance they need at hand. Ricky’s selfless and dedicated spirit on the court and in the community has always had a resounding effect on others, echoing in his motto “HELPING OTHERS HELP THEMSELVES”; endeavoring to sustainably fulfill this motor through his foundation.
Siobhan Davis is passionate about helping others and serving those in need of resources. After obtaining her Bachelors of Science from the University of Minnesota, in Family Social Science and Youth development. She joined forces with her husband, as the Executive Director of The Ricky Davis Legacy Foundation. She and her team currently create healthy, innovative, and educational programs for youth and families both locally in Texas, and nationwide.
She aspires to make a positive impact on the lives of young women, youth, families and the community. Her focus is to provide opportunities and resources in areas post secondary education, life skills-life choices, social awareness, nutrition, leadership, and of course sports.
Ricky Davis NBA Career Stats
1979 -- Born on Sept. 23 in Las Vegas to Linda and Tyree Davis
1991 -- Moves with family from Chicago, IL to Davenport, Iowa
1993 -- Dunks in a junior high game while playing for Wood Intermediate School
1994 -- Plays for Davenport North varsity even though he is a ninth-grader at Wood. Averages 12.5 points per game and leads the Mississippi Athletic Conference in rebounding. Verbally commits to play for Iowa prior to his sophomore season
1995 -- Averages 17 points per game as a sophomore and makes all-state. Leads North to a berth in the state tournament, where it loses to Ankeny in the semifinals and places fourth
1996 -- Makes first team all-state and leads North to another fourth-place state finish, averaging 20.1 points and 9.0 rebounds per game
1997 -- Averages 25 points and 12.1 rebounds while making first-team all-state again and being named a fourth-team All-American by Parade Magazine. Finishes high school career with 1,619 points, 801 rebounds, 256 assists and 134 blocked shots. Scores 27 points on 13-for-16 shooting and is named co-MVP of the Magic Johnson Roundball Classic at the Palace of Auburn Hills
1998 -- Averages 15 points and 4.8 rebounds per game as a freshman at Iowa. Enters the NBA draft and is the 21st pick in the first round, going to the Charlotte Hornets
1999 -- Plays in 46 games for Charlotte, averaging 4.5 points per game
2000 -- Plays in 48 games and averages 4.7 points per game. Competes in slam dunk competition at NBA All-Star game. Traded to the Miami Heat in August as part of nine-player deal
2001 -- Battles injuries and plays in just seven games with Miami. Traded to Cleveland in October
2002 -- Averages 11.7 points per game for Cavaliers, almost all off the bench
2003 -- Reaches career highs with 20.6 points and 5.5 assists per game for Cleveland. Early in the following season, on Dec. 15, traded to Boston Celtics
2004 -- Averages 14.4 points per game despite starting only five of 57 games after being traded to Boston. Competes in slam dunk competition at NBA All-Star game.
2005 -- Starts just 11 of 82 games, but averages 16.0 points per game for Celtics
2006 -- Traded to Minnesota in mid-season, finishes with averages of 19.4 points and 5.1 assists per game. Finishes fourth in NBA in minutes played per game (41.4)
2007 -- Starts 81 games for Timberwolves and averages 17.0 points per game. Traded to Miami in October, prior to following season
2008 -- Averages 13.8 points per game for Heat while making career-best 135 3-point field goals. Signs as free agent with Los Angeles Clippers
2009 -- Plays in only 36 games with Clippers, averaging 6.4 points per game
2010 -- Averages 4.4 points in 36 games and is placed on waivers by the Clippers in February. Signs to play for Turk Telekom of Turkey in March and with Jiangsu Dragons of China in October
2011 -- Plays for Chorale Roanne Basket in France and signs with Maine Red Claws of NBA Development League in late December
2012 -- After playing in Maine for three weeks, signs to play for Piratas de Quebradillas in Puerto Rico
2013 -- Begins playing for Erie BayHawks of the D League
2016 -- Voted into Quad-City Sports Hall of Fame & Committed to the Champions League
2017-Selected as BIG3 co-captain -Ghost Ballers
2017-2019-- Playing back to back BIG3 season- as Co-Captain for Ghost Ballers Team