Date of Birth
June 5th, 1988
Place of Birth
Daye was drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the 15th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft. On August 7, 2009, he signed his rookie scale contract with the Pistons.
On September 23, 2011, Daye signed a two-month contract with Khimki of the Russian Professional Basketball League. In December 2011, he returned to the Pistons following the conclusion of the NBA lockout.
On January 30, 2013, Daye and Tayshaun Prince were traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for José Calderón as part of a three-way deal that landed Rudy Gay in Toronto.
On August 1, 2013, Daye signed with the Toronto Raptors. On February 20, 2014, he was traded to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Nando de Colo. On March 15, 2014, he was assigned to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League. He was recalled the next day. The Spurs went on to win the 2014 NBA championship with a 4-1 defeat of the Miami Heat in NBA Finals; Daye's contributions were limited to a single rebound in six minutes playing time throughout the entire playoff run.
On January 10, 2015, Daye scored a season-high 22 points, in addition to grabbing 10 rebounds, to help the Spurs defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 108-93. A week later, he was waived by the Spurs. On February 16, 2015, he was acquired by the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League. On March 15, 2015, he signed a 10-day contract with the Atlanta Hawks. He then signed a second 10-day contract with the Hawks on March 25, and a multi-year contract on April 4. On July 9, 2015, he was waived by the Hawks.
On September 28, 2015, Daye signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, he was waived on October 23 after appearing in six preseason games. On November 27, he moved to the Italian Serie A, signing with Consultinvest Pesaro. In 21 games for the club in 2015–16, he averaged 21.2 points, 9.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks and was selected to the Italian Serie A All-Star Game.
On May 6, 2016, Daye signed with Al-Manama of the Bahraini Premier League for the 2016 GCC Basketball Clubs Championship.
On June 30, 2016, Daye signed with Galatasaray Odeabank of Turkey for the 2016–17 season.