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Terence B. Davis II (born May 16, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Ole Miss Rebels. After not being drafted in the 2019 NBA draft, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2020.
Davis is the son of Trinita Smith and Terence Davis, Sr. He began playing basketball at the age of six. He became a star soccer player at Southaven High School, competing as a wide receiver. Davis obtained twenty scholarship offers from major colleges for soccer, but chose to pursue basketball in college.
Davis played sparingly as a freshman at Ole Miss, averaging 1.9 points and 6.9 minutes per game. Coach Andy Kennedy’s advice was to become a pitcher and he improved markedly in his sophomore year, becoming one of the most improved players in all of college basketball and scoring 30 points on 6-of-7 3-pointers in a victory at NIT. Syracuse.  He averaged 14.9 points and 5.3 rebounds per game in his sophomore year. In his junior season, Davis led the team in scoring with 13.8 points per game, while contributing 6.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game.
After not being selected in the 2019 NBA Draft, Davis joined the Denver Nuggets for the NBA Summer League.  On July 11, 2019, Davis signed a two-year contract with the Toronto Raptors, with full guarantee in the first year.   On October 22, 2019, Davis made his NBA debut, coming off the bench in a 130-122 overtime victory over the New Orleans Pelicans with five points, five rebounds, two assists and two robberies.  On November 20, Davis scored impressive numbers in a 113–97 victory over the Orlando Magic, scoring 19 points and grabbing 8 rebounds.  On January 8, in his first career start, Davis scored 23 points along with 11 rebounds and 5 assists, leading the Raptors to a 112-110 overtime victory against the Charlotte Hornets.  On February 2, 2020, Davis scored a career-high 31 points against the Chicago Bulls. During the NBA break, he worked out in Miami. Including the seeded games in NBA Bubble 2020, Davis was the only Raptor to play all 72 regular season games for the 2019-20 season. On September 15, 2020, Davis was named 2019-2020 NBA Rookie Second Team by the NBA.