Brandon Davies http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Brandon Davies en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:07:09 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Brandon Davies aiming for offensive improvement at NBA Summer League http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606665/Brandon-Davies-aiming-for-offensive-improvement-at-NBA-Summer-League.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606665/Brandon-Davies-aiming-for-offensive-improvement-at-NBA-Summer-League.html Former BYU basketball star Brandon Davies told Comcast Sportsnet Philly he is looking to improve his offensive game as he... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:52:07 MDT The 2014 NBA draft tracker: A look at the players the Jazz brought in for their first set of pre-draft workouts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602606/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-A-look-at-the-players-the-Jazz-brought-in-for-their-first-set-of.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602606/The-2014-NBA-draft-tracker-A-look-at-the-players-the-Jazz-brought-in-for-their-first-set-of.html A look at the six players the Jazz brought in for their first of many pre-draft workouts and how each player performed at the... Wed, 07 May 2014 16:35:00 MDT Guest commentary: Farewell Matt Carlino, thanks for the memories http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602601/Guest-commentary-Farewell-Matt-Carlino-thanks-for-the-memories.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602601/Guest-commentary-Farewell-Matt-Carlino-thanks-for-the-memories.html Matt Carlino was well known in our Driggs family. Matt's dad, Mark, was a star basketball player for Arizona State... Wed, 07 May 2014 13:50:00 MDT Local flavor in the NBA: Fredette and Davies finish regular season on a high note http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601698/Local-flavor-in-the-NBA-Fredette-and-Davies-finish-regular-season-on-a-high-note.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601698/Local-flavor-in-the-NBA-Fredette-and-Davies-finish-regular-season-on-a-high-note.html A look at how our local college basketball legends ended their regular seasons in the NBA and how they have done in the... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:40:00 MDT NBA update: Brandon Davies earning playing time; other players with local ties play key roles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590889/NBA-update-Brandon-Davies-earning-playing-time-other-players-with-local-ties-play-key-roles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590889/NBA-update-Brandon-Davies-earning-playing-time-other-players-with-local-ties-play-key-roles.html Former BYU center Brandon Davies averages 2.6 points and 2.4 rebounds per game. More important than his stats though, is he... Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:50:00 MST Former BYU big man Brandon Davies signs with Philadelphia 76ers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589293/Former-BYU-big-man-Brandon-Davies-signs-with-Philadelphia-76ers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589293/Former-BYU-big-man-Brandon-Davies-signs-with-Philadelphia-76ers.html The 76ers officially announced the signing of former BYU basketball player Brandon Davies Monday morning. Davies previously... Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:20:00 MDT L.A. Clippers waive former BYU basketball star Brandon Davies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588822/LA-Clippers-waive-former-BYU-basketball-star-Brandon-Davies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588822/LA-Clippers-waive-former-BYU-basketball-star-Brandon-Davies.html The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they have waived forward Brandon Davies. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:35:00 MDT Brandon Davies, Jazz guard Scott Machado among most intriguing players to watch in NBA training camp http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587383/Brandon-Davies-Jazz-guard-Scott-Machado-among-most-intriguing-players-to-watch-in-NBA-training-camp.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587383/Brandon-Davies-Jazz-guard-Scott-Machado-among-most-intriguing-players-to-watch-in-NBA-training-camp.html A recent list puts former BYU post man Brandon Davies and Utah Jazz guard Scott Machado as two of the top 10 most interesting... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:43:38 MDT Brandon Davies seeking an NBA roster spot with hustle play http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583468/Brandon-Davies-seeking-an-NBA-roster-spot-with-hustle-play.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583468/Brandon-Davies-seeking-an-NBA-roster-spot-with-hustle-play.html Former BYU center Brandon Davies is in the midst of trying to convince an NBA team to put him on a roster. Davies is on a... Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:45:00 MDT Brandon Davies finishes strong with 14-point effort, learns from his time on Clippers' summer league team http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583272/Brandon-Davies-finishes-strong-with-14-point-effort-learns-from-his-time-on-Clippers-summer-league.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583272/Brandon-Davies-finishes-strong-with-14-point-effort-learns-from-his-time-on-Clippers-summer-league.html Former BYU standout Brandon Davies had his best game of summer league play when he scored 14 points in the Clippers' summer... Sat, 20 Jul 2013 12:00:43 MDT Brandon Davies set for chance to prove himself on Clippers' summer league team http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582987/Brandon-Davies-set-for-chance-to-prove-himself-on-Clippers-summer-league-team.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582987/Brandon-Davies-set-for-chance-to-prove-himself-on-Clippers-summer-league-team.html Brandon Davies has already signed a partially guaranteed contract for the 2013-14 season with the L.A. Clippers, according to... Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:35:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Free agent deal with Clippers keeps Brandon Davies' NBA dreams alive http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582533/Free-agent-deal-with-Clippers-keeps-Brandon-Davies-NBA-dreams-alive.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582533/Free-agent-deal-with-Clippers-keeps-Brandon-Davies-NBA-dreams-alive.html BYU captain Brandon Davies just signed a free agent contract with the L.A. Clippers. BYU's coaching staff is elated he's... Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:30:00 MDT BYU basketball: Brandon Davies receives invite to NBA draft combine in Chicago http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579764/BYU-basketball-Brandon-Davies-receives-invite-to-NBA-draft-combine-in-Chicago.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579764/BYU-basketball-Brandon-Davies-receives-invite-to-NBA-draft-combine-in-Chicago.html Former BYU forward Brandon Davies has received an invitation to the NBA draft combine in Chicago next week. Fri, 10 May 2013 00:43:05 MDT BYU basketball: Brandon Davies' NBA draft stock is rising http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579495/BYU-basketball-Brandon-Davies-NBA-draft-stock-is-rising.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579495/BYU-basketball-Brandon-Davies-NBA-draft-stock-is-rising.html As Brandon Davies concluded his BYU career, there wasn't a lot of buzz surrounding his National Basketball Association... Sun, 05 May 2013 09:40:00 MDT High school basketball: Boys all-star games this Saturday at West Jordan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578584/High-school-basketball-Boys-all-star-games-this-Saturday-at-West-Jordan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578584/High-school-basketball-Boys-all-star-games-this-Saturday-at-West-Jordan.html The annual senior all-star basketball games will be held at West Jordan High School this Saturday, with four games on tap... Fri, 19 Apr 2013 15:25:00 MDT Breaking down the BYU post-spring camp starting lineup, position by position http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578072/Breaking-down-the-BYU-post-spring-camp-starting-lineup-position-by-position.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578072/Breaking-down-the-BYU-post-spring-camp-starting-lineup-position-by-position.html BYU turned some heads when the football team released its depth chart immediately after spring camp ended. Many of the... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:00:00 MDT BYU's Brandon Davies helps East beat West in college all-star game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626202/BYUs-Brandon-Davies-helps-East-beat-West-in-college-all-star-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626202/BYUs-Brandon-Davies-helps-East-beat-West-in-college-all-star-game.html ATLANTA — Rodney McGruder stepped to the line in the cavernous Georgia Dome, took a couple of quick breaths, and... Sat, 06 Apr 2013 13:23:52 MDT BYU's NIT run a boon to the future of the basketball program http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577408/BYUs-NIT-run-a-boon-to-the-future-of-the-basketball-program.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577408/BYUs-NIT-run-a-boon-to-the-future-of-the-basketball-program.html While BYU's streak of six 25-win seasons and six consecutive NCAA tournament appearances both ended this year, its remarkable... Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:40:00 MDT Baylor too much for BYU in NIT semis, 76-70 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577327/Baylor-too-much-for-BYU-in-NIT-semis-76-70.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577327/Baylor-too-much-for-BYU-in-NIT-semis-76-70.html Heading into Tuesday's National Invitation Tournament semifinal against Baylor at Madison Square Garden, BYU was hoping to... Tue, 02 Apr 2013 22:00:00 MDT BYU basketball: Matt Carlino's late 3s nearly bring BYU back vs. Baylor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577330/BYU-basketball-Matt-Carlinos-late-3s-nearly-bring-BYU-back-vs-Baylor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577330/BYU-basketball-Matt-Carlinos-late-3s-nearly-bring-BYU-back-vs-Baylor.html BYU guard Matt Carlino might just be the biggest New York Yankees fan in Provo. Carlino was hoping to beat Baylor on Tuesday,... Tue, 02 Apr 2013 21:45:00 MDT BYU basketball notebook: Austin shines against Baylor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577329/BYU-basketball-notebook-Austin-shines-against-Baylor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577329/BYU-basketball-notebook-Austin-shines-against-Baylor.html BYU sophomore Nate Austin sure embraced the bright lights, big stage of Madison Square Garden, and Baylor's physically big... Tue, 02 Apr 2013 21:20:00 MDT BYU instant analysis: Baylor's Jackson and Jefferson take over http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577324/BYU-instant-analysis-Baylors-Jackson-and-Jefferson-take-over.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577324/BYU-instant-analysis-Baylors-Jackson-and-Jefferson-take-over.html The BYU Cougars came prepared to play Tuesday night against the Baylor Bears in their first NIT semifinal appearance since... Tue, 02 Apr 2013 20:00:00 MDT Cougar nation laments as BYU falls to Baylor in NIT semifinals, 76-70 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577312/Cougar-nation-laments-as-BYU-falls-to-Baylor-in-NIT-semifinals-76-70.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577312/Cougar-nation-laments-as-BYU-falls-to-Baylor-in-NIT-semifinals-76-70.html BYU is playing Baylor in the semifinals. This is your home for live coverage of social media surrounding the game. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 19:40:00 MDT BYU's Pope is unofficial tour guide in New York http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577221/BYUs-Pope-is-unofficial-tour-guide-in-New-York.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577221/BYUs-Pope-is-unofficial-tour-guide-in-New-York.html BYU assistant coach Mark Pope is right at home in the Big Apple. Pope spent the 2002-03 season on injured reserve with the... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 16:35:00 MDT BYU facing familiar foe in tonight's NIT semifinal matchup against Baylor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577218/BYU-facing-familiar-foe-in-tonights-NIT-semifinal-matchup-against-Baylor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577218/BYU-facing-familiar-foe-in-tonights-NIT-semifinal-matchup-against-Baylor.html It's a familiar opponent in an unfamiliar venue — on a very big stage. When No. 3 seed BYU takes on No. 2 Baylor... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 15:15:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Cougars have found new life in NIT experience http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577193/Cougars-have-found-new-life-in-NIT-experience.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577193/Cougars-have-found-new-life-in-NIT-experience.html Tuesday's semifinal NIT game between Baylor and BYU gives the Cougars a chance to erase a lot of disappointment experienced... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 12:15:00 MDT BYU basketball getting taste of Big Apple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577189/BYU-basketball-getting-taste-of-Big-Apple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577189/BYU-basketball-getting-taste-of-Big-Apple.html After talking to the media Monday morning at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, BYU players Brandon Davies, Tyler Haws and Brock... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 11:50:00 MDT BYU basketball: Cougars thrilled to be playing in NIT semifinals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577166/BYU-basketball-Cougars-thrilled-to-be-playing-in-NIT-semifinals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577166/BYU-basketball-Cougars-thrilled-to-be-playing-in-NIT-semifinals.html Dave Rose and his Cougars arrived in the Big Apple Sunday for a National Invitation Tournament semifinal clash with Baylor on... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 08:55:00 MDT BYU basketball notebook: BYU leaves Sunday for New York City, NIT semifinals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577131/BYU-basketball-notebook-BYU-leaves-Sunday-for-New-York-City-NIT-semifinals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577131/BYU-basketball-notebook-BYU-leaves-Sunday-for-New-York-City-NIT-semifinals.html On Sunday, the Cougars depart for New York City and the NIT semifinals. No. 3 seed BYU meets No. 2 Baylor Tuesday (5 p.m.,... Sun, 31 Mar 2013 12:12:42 MDT Ansah among NFL hopefuls at BYU's Pro Day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576977/Ansah-among-NFL-hopefuls-at-BYUs-Pro-Day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576977/Ansah-among-NFL-hopefuls-at-BYUs-Pro-Day.html Sixteen players participated in BYU's annual Pro Day, but there was one main attraction. That would be defensive lineman... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:30:00 MDT BYU basketball: Cougars cruise past Southern Miss, advance to NIT Final Four in New York http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576906/BYU-basketball-Cougars-cruise-past-Southern-Miss-advance-to-NIT-Final-Four-in-New-York.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576906/BYU-basketball-Cougars-cruise-past-Southern-Miss-advance-to-NIT-Final-Four-in-New-York.html Despite playing hundreds of miles away from Provo, the No. 3 seed Cougars continued rolling, cruising to a surprisingly easy... Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:55:00 MDT BYU beats Southern Miss to storm into NIT final four, 79-62 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576889/BYU-beats-Southern-Miss-to-storm-into-NIT-final-four-79-62.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576889/BYU-beats-Southern-Miss-to-storm-into-NIT-final-four-79-62.html BYU is on the hardwood against NIT No. 1 seed Southern Miss. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 19:55:00 MDT BYU basketball: Trip to New York at stake for BYU, Southern Miss in NIT showdown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576797/BYU-basketball-Trip-to-New-York-at-stake-for-BYU-Southern-Miss-in-NIT-showdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576797/BYU-basketball-Trip-to-New-York-at-stake-for-BYU-Southern-Miss-in-NIT-showdown.html Standing in BYU's way of advancing to the NIT's Final Four in New York City is No. 1 Southern Miss, which hosts BYU Wednesday... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:30:00 MDT REPLAY: BYU NIT live chat with Brandon Gurney, Matt Petersen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576723/REPLAY-BYU-NIT-live-chat-with-Brandon-Gurney-Matt-Petersen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576723/REPLAY-BYU-NIT-live-chat-with-Brandon-Gurney-Matt-Petersen.html Brandon Gurney, Matt Petersen and Landon Hemsley will take to the digital airwaves to discuss BYU's quarterfinal run in the... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 11:00:00 MDT BYU basketball instant analysis: Cougars defeat Mercer with the three-ball http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576722/BYU-basketball-instant-analysis-Cougars-defeat-Mercer-with-the-three-ball.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576722/BYU-basketball-instant-analysis-Cougars-defeat-Mercer-with-the-three-ball.html The BYU Cougars defeated the Mercer Bears 90-71 in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament, thanks to a volley... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 00:05:00 MDT BYU basketball: Cougars knock off Mercer, advance to NIT quarterfinals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576718/BYU-basketball-Cougars-knock-off-Mercer-advance-to-NIT-quarterfinals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576718/BYU-basketball-Cougars-knock-off-Mercer-advance-to-NIT-quarterfinals.html The No. 3 seed Cougars again proved they're happy to still be playing Monday night with a 90-71 NIT second-round victory over... Mon, 25 Mar 2013 23:00:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Matt Carlino leads BYU bomb attack on Mercer in second round of NIT http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576711/Matt-Carlino-leads-BYU-bomb-attack-on-Mercer-in-second-round-of-NIT.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576711/Matt-Carlino-leads-BYU-bomb-attack-on-Mercer-in-second-round-of-NIT.html A mystery player all season, Cougar sophomore Matt Carlino provided punch and counter punch Monday night in BYU's convincing... Mon, 25 Mar 2013 22:25:00 MDT BYU report card: Davies again leads BYU to big NIT win http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576706/BYU-report-card-Davies-again-leads-BYU-to-big-NIT-win.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576706/BYU-report-card-Davies-again-leads-BYU-to-big-NIT-win.html A brief position-by-position report card for the Mercer at BYU NIT tournament game. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:45:00 MDT Cougar nation rejoices in NIT second round win, roasts TV announcer Bill Walton http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576697/Cougar-nation-rejoices-in-NIT-second-round-win-roasts-TV-announcer-Bill-Walton.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576697/Cougar-nation-rejoices-in-NIT-second-round-win-roasts-TV-announcer-Bill-Walton.html Live coverage as BYU plays Mercer in the NIT second round at the Marriott Center tonight. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:55:00 MDT BYU basketball: Cougars host road warriors in NIT second round http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576614/BYU-basketball-Cougars-host-road-warriors-in-NIT-second-round.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576614/BYU-basketball-Cougars-host-road-warriors-in-NIT-second-round.html One thing is certain — Mercer won't be intimidated when it visits the Marriott Center. No. 3 seed BYU hosts the No. 7... Sun, 24 Mar 2013 15:30:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Matt Carlino's production critical for Cougars in NIT http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576567/Matt-Carlinos-production-critical-for-Cougars-in-NIT.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576567/Matt-Carlinos-production-critical-for-Cougars-in-NIT.html He's had an up-and-down season, but there is little question BYU's foray into the NIT is on stronger ground if Matt Carlino... Sat, 23 Mar 2013 18:55:00 MDT BYU has notched postseason wins the past four seasons http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576355/BYU-has-notched-postseason-wins-the-past-four-seasons.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576355/BYU-has-notched-postseason-wins-the-past-four-seasons.html While BYU coach Dave Rose was thrilled his team advanced to the second round of the National Invitation Tournament, he said... Wed, 20 Mar 2013 21:30:00 MDT Jabari Parker tabbed as prep basketball player of the year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576234/Jabari-Parker-tabbed-as-prep-basketball-player-of-the-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576234/Jabari-Parker-tabbed-as-prep-basketball-player-of-the-year.html Jabari Parker's decision to not go to BYU stings a little more after he was picked as the Morgan Wootten Male Player of the... Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:25:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Beehive basketball a fluke or a trend? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576235/Dick-Harmon-Beehive-basketball-a-fluke-or-a-trend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576235/Dick-Harmon-Beehive-basketball-a-fluke-or-a-trend.html It's been 19 years since the state of Utah failed to get any of its programs in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Is college... Wed, 20 Mar 2013 09:05:00 MDT BYU Basketball report card: Tyler Haws' 37 points leads Cougars to NIT win http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576263/BYU-Basketball-report-card-Tyler-Haws-37-points-leads-Cougars-to-NIT-win.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576263/BYU-Basketball-report-card-Tyler-Haws-37-points-leads-Cougars-to-NIT-win.html A report card on the BYU vs Washington first round NIT game. Tyler Haws led the Cougars with 37 points while Matt Carlino... Wed, 20 Mar 2013 00:40:00 MDT BYU basketball: Cougars advance in NIT with 90-79 win over Washington http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576261/BYU-basketball-Cougars-advance-in-NIT-with-90-79-win-over-Washington.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576261/BYU-basketball-Cougars-advance-in-NIT-with-90-79-win-over-Washington.html Point guard Matt Carlino is the difference maker for BYU in its 90-79 win over Washington in the first round of the NIT. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 23:15:00 MDT Live coverage: BYU wins, Twitter reacts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576241/Live-coverage-BYU-wins-Twitter-reacts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576241/Live-coverage-BYU-wins-Twitter-reacts.html The third-seeded Cougars take on Washington at home in the first round of the NIT. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 21:44:30 MDT Hometown report update: 14 Utahns playing in postseason tournaments http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624894/Hometown-report-update-14-Utahns-playing-in-postseason-tournaments.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624894/Hometown-report-update-14-Utahns-playing-in-postseason-tournaments.html Of the 43 Utahns playing Division I college basketball, 14 will be playing in postseason tournaments this week. Markus Duran... Mon, 18 Mar 2013 17:10:00 MDT Today in sports: BYU makes historic comeback from 25 down to Iona http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575707/Today-in-sports-BYU-makes-historic-comeback-from-25-down-to-Iona.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575707/Today-in-sports-BYU-makes-historic-comeback-from-25-down-to-Iona.html One year ago today, BYU men's basketball came back from a 25-point deficit to beat Iona in the NCAA Tournament. Wed, 13 Mar 2013 17:10:00 MDT High school sports: Results from Saturday's baseball, soccer and softball games http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624302/High-school-sports-Results-from-Saturdays-baseball-soccer-and-softball-games.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624302/High-school-sports-Results-from-Saturdays-baseball-soccer-and-softball-games.html Results from Saturday's high school baseball, soccer and softball games. Sat, 09 Mar 2013 23:45:00 MST