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Ian Davies

Full name: Ian Davies
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (198 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: January 29, 1956 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Died: November 7, 2013 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Affiliations: Launceston Casino City, Launceston (AUS) / Newcastle Falcons, Newcastle (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Basketball

Biography

Ian Davies played college basketball in the United States at Graceland College in Iowa, graduating in 1978, and then played one season in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) with the Maine Lumberjacks. He represented Australia at the 1980 and 1984 Olympics and 1982 and 1986 World Championships. Davies was a pure shooter who led all scorers at the 1980 Olympics and was the second leading scorer at the 1982 Worlds. After the 1980 Olympics Davies returned to Australia and played 10 seasons in Australia’s National Basketball League (NBL), starting with Launceston Casino City in 1980-81, and leading them to the NBL title in 1981. He later played with Newcastle Falcons (1982-85) and Geelong Supercats (1986-87), before finishing his playing career with the Sydney Kings from 1988-90. He then became the director of the Darling Harbour Sports Centre in Sydney before returning to his native Tasmania later in life. He stayed involved in basketball, both as a coach and in administration. Davies was inducted into the NBL Hall of Fame in 2001.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Basketball Men's Basketball Australia AUS 8
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Basketball Men's Basketball Australia AUS 7

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TRB AST STL BLK TOV
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Basketball Australia AUS Classification Round 7-12 Match #3 1 1980-07-25 AUS 91, TCH 86 36 5 1 1 0
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Basketball Australia AUS Classification Round 7-12 Match #6 2 1980-07-26 POL 101, AUS 74 23 11 2 2 0
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Basketball Australia AUS Classification Round 7-12 Match #8 1 1980-07-27 AUS 95, SEN 64 32 7 3 1 0
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Basketball Australia AUS Classification Round 7-12 Match #10 1 1980-07-28 AUS 93, IND 75 36 11 4 4 0
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Basketball Australia AUS Group C Match #2 2 1980-07-20 CUB 83, AUS 76 21 7 2 3 0
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Basketball Australia AUS Group C Match #4 1 1980-07-21 AUS 84, ITA 77 33 4 1 4 0
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Basketball Australia AUS Group C Match #5 1 1980-07-23 AUS 64, SWE 55 24 9 0 3 0
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Basketball Australia AUS Final Round Match 7/8 1 1984-08-10 AUS 83, FRG 78 15 3 2 2 0 3
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Basketball Australia AUS Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1984-08-06 ESP 101, AUS 93 20 1 6 1 0 4
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Basketball Australia AUS Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 2 1984-08-08 URU 101, AUS 95 22 4 4 1 0 1
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Basketball Australia AUS Group A Match #3 1 1984-07-29 AUS 76, BRA 72 16 1 1 0 0 2
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Basketball Australia AUS Group A Match #6 2 1984-07-30 YUG 94, AUS 64 6 4 2 0 1 2
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Basketball Australia AUS Group A Match #7 1 1984-08-01 AUS 67, FRG 66 20 6 3 2 0 2
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Basketball Australia AUS Group A Match #12 2 1984-08-02 ITA 93, AUS 82 14 4 2 1 0 2
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Basketball Australia AUS Group A Match #13 1 1984-08-04 AUS 94, EGY 78 18 3 2 0 1 0
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