Walter Davis

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Birthday
9, 1954
Birthplace
Pineville, NC
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Pineville, NC

About

6-time NBA All-Star known as "The Greyhound" for his quick style and chiseled physique. He spent the bulk of his career with the Phoenix Suns, but also played for the Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers.

Before Fame

He was a Gold Medal winner for the 1976 US Olympic basketball team while attending the University of North Carolina.

Trivia

He was the NBA Rookie of the Year in 1978.

Family Life

His uncle Hubert Davis played in the NBA and became an ESPN college broadcaster.

Associated With

He was a player that future Hall of Fame guard Michael Jordan looked up to.