NBA Star Baron Davis Developing Fox Comedy

Project is loosely based on his life from a kid in South Central to the pros

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 15: Baron Davis attends GQ & LeBron James NBA All Star Party sponsored by Samsung Galaxy and Beats at Ogden's Museum's Patrick F. Taylor Library on February 15, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for GQ)
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Baron Davis is looking to take his game from the basketball court to the small screen for Fox.

Former Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks player Davis is executive producing a comedy loosely based on his life, which has received a script order from Fox.

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The untitled single-camera project, from 20th Century Fox Television, follows Davis as a kid from South Central who receives a scholarship to attend a prestigious suburban school and has to find a balance between these two very different worlds.

Courtney Lilly (“The Cleveland Show,” “My Boys”) is writing the project and executive producing along with Davis. Kate Gordon is also executive producing, with Max Winkler, Jake Johnson and Mary Lee executive producing for The Walcott Company.

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Davis has appeared as an actor in the film “The Cookout” and the television shows “The Forgotten,” “The Mindy Project” and “Hot in Cleveland,” and has produced films including “The Pool Boys” and “Crips and Bloods: Made in America.”

UTA, 3 Arts and Jackoway Tyerman represent Johnson. UTA and The Shuman Company represent Lilly. CAA, Management 360 and Jackoway Tyerman represent Winkler.