Former NBA player Glen Davis, who won an NBA championship in 2008, has turned to coaching.

According to Greg Dudek of, the 37-year-old has been named head coach of the Charlotte Purple Jackets, a professional team in The Basketball League.

“We are so excited to have Glen leading us in 2023! The impact he can have on our team, the Charlotte community, and the TBL has no ceiling! I can’t wait to see him succeed as a coach after watching him achieve so much as a player,” Anthony Hill, TMO said.