Is RJ Davis Related To Hubert Davis? Family Tree Explored

This article was last updated by on

Is RJ Davis Related To Hubert Davis? The connection between RJ Davis and Hubert Davis has become a subject of speculation, fueled by their shared last name and a shared passion for basketball.

The intriguing similarities between the American basketball player and the basketball coach have captivated fans and raised questions about a potential familial link.

As admirers observe the parallels in their journeys within the sport, a common question surfaces: do RJ Davis and Hubert Davis share any blood relationship?

Hubert Davis Is A Basktball Coach
Hubert Davis Is A Basketball Coach (Source: Instagram)

RJ Davish (Robert Davish’s son) plays for North Carolina College in the Atlantic Coast Conference as a rising basketball player.

Before this, Davish played for his High school career in Archbishop Stepinac and made ten starts in 29 appearances as a freshman. 

Talking about his career highlights, the 6-foot-tall player was a part of the McDonald’s All-American (2020) and holds the title of Jordan Brand Classic (2020) and Mr. New York Basketball (2020). 

How Is RJ Davis Related To Hubert Davis?

Despite the same surname, RJ and Hubert are not family-related.

They don’t share a blood relationship or any familial connection.

The only relation they share is their common passion for basketball.

RJ Davis With Hubert Davis
RJ Davis With Hubert Davis (Source: Yahoo Sports)

Hubert Davis, a former basketball player, is currently the head coach at League Atlantic Coast Conference.

After he retired from basketball as a player, he embarked on his coaching journey in 2012. 

The 6 feet 5 inches tall basketball coach played for the New York Knicks from 1992–1996. 

He was a part of the Toronto Raptors from 1996 to 1997 and played for the Dallas Mavericks from 1997 to 2001. 

Not just that, before his retirement, Hubert played for the Washington Wizards, Detroit Pistons, and New Jersey Nets in the early 2000s.

Moving on, the former basketball player worked as an assistant coach for North Carolina from 2012–2021 and has been working as a coach since 2021. 

RJ Davish Family Tree Explored

On October 21, 2001, JR Davish spent his early days with his family in White Plains, New York.

He is the son of Robert, a former basketball player, and his mother is Venessa Davis.

Per the reports, his dad scored 2,118 points (without a three-point shot) from 1982-86 at Mercy College.

Also, his dad holds the Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., school’s career scoring record and is a member of the National Honor Society.

Robert supports his son with his career and reportedly taught him to be a dog on the basketball court, but RJ is just fine being the Weasel.

RJ Davis Is A Basketball Player
RJ Davis Is A Basketball Player (Source: Instagram)

The basketball legacy runs deep in his family, with his father, Hubert Davis Sr., leaving an indelible mark during his college basketball years at Johnson C. Smith.

Hailing from Pineville, Davis Sr. was a pivotal member of the Golden Bulls squad from 1965-69, contributing significantly in his initial two seasons.

During his freshman year, he showcased his skills by averaging 10.5 points and 6.7 rebounds per game.

Davis Sr. continued his stellar performance in his sophomore season, maintaining an average of 11.1 points and 4.1 rebounds until an unfortunate injury cut his campaign short.

Despite the setback, his impact was undeniable.

Throughout his college career, Davis Sr. amassed 225 points and 123 rebounds, leaving a lasting legacy on the court that continues to inspire the basketball journey of his son, Hubert Ira Davis Jr.



Ashma is a dedicated writer with a passion for exploring the dynamic world of sports. Her articles offer readers a comprehensive look at the athletes, events, and trends that shape the sports landscape, providing insightful analysis and engaging storytelling.


Event Highlights Athlete Interviews


  • Ashma conducts interviews with athletes, coaches, and sports personalities, offering readers exclusive insights into their lives.
  • She explores the cultural impact of sports, examining how athletics intersect with identity, community, and social change.


With a background in writing and a keen interest in sports sociology, she brings a thoughtful and insightful approach to her articles, capturing the nuances and complexities of the sports landscape with depth and clarity.

Related articles



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Share article

Latest News