Davis is a regular contributor to SI.com, where he authors his popular "Hoop Thoughts" column. Prior to joining Sports Illustrated, he spent three years at the New Haven Register, covering primarily local sports, the NFL, NBA and college basketball. In March, 2009 his second book When March Went Mad: The Game That Transformed Basketball was released. He is also the author of a memoir, Equinunk, Tell Your Story: My Return to Summer Camp, which was published in 2003. Davis graduated from Duke University in 1992 with a degree in political science. During his time there, he served as a sports columnist for The Chronicle.
Davis has performed stand-up comedy in various clubs throughout New York City. Born in Connecticut and raised in Potomac, Md., he currently resides in Ridgefield, Conn. with his wife, Melissa and sons, Zachary and Noah.