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Chucky comes from a professional basketball career that spanned 14 years, including 10 year in the NBA. Chucky finished his NBA career with a 10 points/game career scoring average and was a member of the NBA All-Rookie Team in 2000. Chucky is a graduate of South Florida where he majored in systems management.
His background is in professional and collegiate basketball. In addition to playing college basketball, he is the son of former NBA player, coach and ESPN NBA analyst, Fred Carter.
He is a former college basketball player and lifelong basketball fan. The son of Toronto Raptors assistant coach and former NBA player Johnny Davis, his roots in basketball run deep. After completing his MBA in International business at the University of Denver, Reginald Davis decided to pursue his passion in business and sports.
He focuses on player evaluations at the high school and college levels and has covered live AAU events as well as the NBA Summer League.
In 1996-1997 Davis coached the Philadelphia 76ers, and he coached the Orlando Magic for nearly two seasons from 2003 to 2005. On June 21, 2007, he was named assistant coach by new Grizzlies head coach Marc Iavaroni. Davis had previously served as an assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers, Portland Trail Blazers, New Jersey Nets, Orlando Magic, and Minnesota Timberwolves and is currently an assistant coach with the Toronto Raptors.
Davis later broadcasted for the Nuggets, and has served as a scout for the Washington Wizards. In 1994, his number 6 was retired by the Suns, and in 2004 he was enshrined in the team's Ring of Honor. His nephew Hubert Davis also played basketball for UNC and in the NBA.
Prior to a professional career, Cory spent the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons as a Co-Captain competing at Valparaiso University. During his senior year, he was selected as a Preseason Second Team All-Horizon League honoree and named MVP of the Lou Henson Award Tournament. He helped lead the crusaders to a 23-12 record and earn a spot in the postseason CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Before transferring to Valparaiso University, Johnson competed two seasons at Iowa State University, part of the Big 12 Conference, where he started 6 games as a freshman and was the Pete Taylor Mr. Hustle Award recipient.
While playing for the Illinois-Chicago Flames in the Horizon league, he lead his team in scoring both his junior and senior year. In high-school he led his football and basketball teams to state championships. While on the court, Kreps finished runner-up to Derrick Rose for Mr. Basketball.
Chris will provide analysis on national stories, draft content and Big 12 conference.
Chris' next stop was a head coaching positon with the Canterbury Rams of the New Zealand Professional National Basketball League where he was a coach of the year finalist. Chris then took an assistant coaching position at Valparaiso University with a primary responsibility in recruiting and defensive strategy. In addition to coaching and recruiting, Chris has helped in player development of nationally recognized talent and is currently the owner of the Chris Sparks Pro Player Academy.
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Throughout high school, Alexa competed on the varsity basketball team and trained at Impact Basketball. She no longer plays basketball due to knee injuries, but she knows that basketball is still a part of her. She wants sports to still be in her life, and she sees becoming a sports journalist as the perfect path for her.
Alexa is currently the assistant sports editor for the student-run newspaper, The Nevada Sagebrush, where she has reported on Nevada women’s basketball, women’s soccer, swimming, volleyball, softball and cycling.
Dave also is a veteran sports writer, and produced sports columns for the Duluth Budgeteer and Duluth News-Tribune for five years. He currently operates his own sports blog, which can be accessed at www.davelegarde.com.
He joins the UsportsHub as a contributor and editor and requests you illuminate the follow on his twitter handle @east_coastbias for more college basketball talk.
After leaving The Worldwide Leader, Parker returned to Nevada, where he has worked for the NBC and ABC affiliates in Reno. He has been part of an RTNDA award-winning show, and was part of an Edward R. Murrow-nominated package on a Paralympic athlete.
Parker is proud to join UsportsHub. "UsportsHub has the chance to revolutionize the way we consume college athletics," Parker says. "It's exciting to be part of a team with so much extensive knowledge on the college game. I can't wait for readers to be amazed by the content provided by UsportsHub's staff."
In between spending time with his wife and being walked by his dog, Parker can be found yelling at the TV, rooting on the San Francisco Giants and the New England Patriots.