Basketball Dec 6, 2014

Davis notches double-double in victorious debut for Sendai

by Ed Odeven

Jeral Davis enjoyed a successful debut with the Sendai 89ers on Saturday. The 216-cm big man produced a double-double (11 points, 10 rebounds) in 21-plus minutes, swatted two shots and helped the Sendai 89ers thump the visiting Bambitious Nara 91-67. Davis, a Talladega College alum, spent ...

Basketball Oct 27, 2013

Shimane routs Takamatsu for first victory of season

by Ed Odeven

Led by big man Jeral Davis' powerful presence (five dunks), the Shimane Susanoo Magic salvaged a series split on Sunday, and with it, they took a step in the right direction. Shimane, which advanced to postseason play in each of its first three seasons, stumbled ...

Basketball Aug 3, 2013

Center Davis decides to remain with Shimane

by Ed Odeven

Big man Jeral Davis, who led the bj-league in blocked shots in each of the past three seasons, recently finalized a deal to return to the Shimane Susanoo Magic for the upcoming season, the team has announced. The 216-cm Talladega (Alabama) State product was the ...

Shimane's Davis stands tall in Game 1 win over Hamamatsu

Basketball May 4, 2013

Shimane's Davis stands tall in Game 1 win over Hamamatsu

by Ed Odeven

Shimane center Jeral Davis dominated defensively in Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round playoff series, helping the Susanoo Magic rout the visiting Hamamatsu Higashimikawa Phoenix 80-67 on Friday afternoon. Davis, who was named to the 2012-13 Best Five team earlier this week, swatted seven ...

Davis sets sights on playing in NBA

Basketball Feb 13, 2013

Davis sets sights on playing in NBA

by Ed Odeven

Can shot-blocking maestro Jeral Davis reach the NBA in his late 20s? It's not impossible. After all guard Pablo Prigioni is a 35-year-old Argentine rookie with the New York Knicks. That said, the Shimane Susanoo Magic center, who turns 29 on Sept. 17, probably has a ...