Board of Directors

  • Johnny Davis

    Chairman

    There are few people who have been as heavily involved in the NBA as Johnny Davis. Coach Davis spent nearly four decades with the NBA as a player, front office executive, assistant and head coach. A Detroit native, Davis attended high school at Murray-Wright and was coached by the Legendary George “Baby” Duncan and Paul …Read More >

  • Jerome Williams

    Vice Chairman

    Jerome “Junk Yard Dog” Williams is a 6-foot-9 power forward from Washington D.C. Williams played at Georgetown University in the mid-1990s before being selected by the Detroit Pistons in the first round, 26th overall, of the 1996 NBA draft. He played nine years in the NBA with the Pistons, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls and New …Read More >

  • Sam Perkins

    Treasurer

    Born in Brooklyn, New York, Perkins attended Samuel J. Tilden High School. He later attended and graduated from Shaker High School in Latham, New York. He was named large-school player of the year (high school) by the New York State Sportswriters Association in 1980 and was also named to the 35 Greatest Boys McDonald’s All Americans …Read More >

  • Grant Hill

    Secretary

    Hill, a seven-time NBA All-Star, played 18 seasons in the NBA where he averaged just over 16 points per game.  Hill was a member of the All-NBA First or Second team five times and was also on the All-Rookie First team during the 1994-1995 season. Hill spent six seasons in Detroit before moving on to …Read More >

  • Caron Butler

    Director

    Butler, an NBA Champion (2011) and two-time NBA All-Star (2007, 2008), recorded a career spanning 14 seasons, including stints with the Miami Heat (2002-04), Los Angeles Lakers (2004-05), Washington Wizards (2005-10), Dallas Mavericks (2010-11), Los Angeles Clippers (2011-13), Milwaukee Bucks (2013-14), Oklahoma City Thunder (2014), Detroit Pistons (2014-15) and Sacramento Kings (2015-16). Since retiring from …Read More >

  • David Naves

    Director

    David Naves joined the NBRPA Board of Directors in 2016. Ever since he was a kid growing up on the Southside of Chicago, Naves had a passion for basketball, science, and technology. He attended Lindblom Technical High School, one of two S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) high schools in Chicago. While there, Naves joined …Read More >

  • Thurl Bailey

    Director

  • Dave Cowens

    Director

  • Shawn Marion

    Director

  • Sheryl Swoopes

    Director