Hubert Ira Davis Jr. is an American college basketball coach who is the head coach of the North Carolina Tar Heels of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

What is Hubert Davis’s net worth and salary?

Hubert Davis, a former professional basketball player and current college basketball coach from the United States, has a net worth of $10 million. Hubert Davis was a member of the NBA from 1992 to 2004.

He worked as an assistant coach for the UNC Tar Heels men’s basketball team from 2012 to 2021. He took over as head coach in 2021, succeeding longtime coach Roy Williams.

What are NBA Career Earnings?

Hubert earned a total of $16.8 million in salary during his 12-year NBA career. He made an additional $1-2 million from endorsements.

His highest-paid season was his final one, 2003-2004, when he earned slightly less than $3 million from the Detroit Pistons.

Hubert Davis’s UNC Contract Review

Hubert Davis was promoted from assistant coach to head coach four days after Roy Williams announced his retirement.

Hubert then agreed to a 5-year contract with a number of milestone and bonus provisions.

First and foremost, the contract guaranteed a base salary of $400 thousand. To put this in context, that is exactly half of Roy Williams’ previous base salary of $800,000 per year.

Hubert is guaranteed a minimum of $600,000 in supplemental income in addition to his base salary.

Every year, this supplemental income grows by $100,000. He also has access to a $50,000 annual expense account and the potential to earn at least $1.1 million in performance bonuses.

If Hubert is paid $1.8 million per year by UNC, he would be the 60th highest-paid NCAA coach and the ACC’s second-lowest-paid coach.

In comparison, long-time Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski earned just under $10 million in the same season he faced Hubert in the Final Four.

Hubert also earns $750,000 per year as part of a separate Nike contract.

Hubert Davis’s Early Life

Hubert Ira Davis Jr. was born on May 17, 1970.

He attended high school in Burke, Virginia where he averaged 28 points per game in his senior year.

Which College did Hubert Davis attend?

After high school, Hubert went to the University of North Carolina where he continued to prove himself to be a force on the basketball court. He still holds the UNC record for the highest career three-point percentage as of this writing.

Hubert led UNC to its first Final Four appearance in nearly a decade in his junior year.

Hubert earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from UNC in 1992.

Hubert Davis’s NBA Career

Hubert was the 20th overall pick in the 1992 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. He spent four seasons with the Knicks before being traded to the Toronto Raptors.

After one season in Toronto, he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks, where he stayed for four seasons before being dealt to the Washington Wizards before the 2001-2002 season.

Hubert remained in the NBA for two more seasons, this time with the Detroit Pistons.

What happened to Hubert Davis After the NBA?

Soon after retiring from the NBA, Hubert was hired as a college basketball television analyst for ESPN.

He left ESPN in 2012 to take the job as UNC’s assistant coach.

Hubert Davis as UNC Head Coach

As previously stated, Hubert Davis was named UNC’s new head coach five days after Roy Williams announced his retirement in April 2021.

He is UNC’s 19th men’s basketball head coach and the first African American to hold the position.

Hubert led the Tar Heels to the NCAA Tournament Final Four in his first season as head coach.

Hubert has the distinction of leading UNC to the Final Four once as a player (1991), twice as an assistant coach (2016, 2017), and once as a head coach (2022).


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