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Name:Walter Davis
Hometown:Pineville, NC
High School:South Mecklenburg
Born:September 9, 1954 (65)
Height/Weight:6-5, 190
Position:Forward
Notes:Basketball
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Video: That Time When A Non-NBA Michael Jordan Destroyed A Team of NBA All-Stars
In the summer of 1984, Michael Jordan led Team USA to a gold medal in the Olympics in Los Angeles. Fresh out of UNC, Jordan...

The 25 Greatest Games in UNC Basketball History: No. 17 - The 1975 ACC Tournament Championship
The 1975 Tournament was perhaps the greatest in ACC history. UNC was a young team led by junior Mitch Kupchak, sophomores Walter Davis, Tommy LaGarde,...

Greatest former UNC athlete by state (Michigan): Tommy LaGarde
Tommy LaGarde was a blue-collar player for Dean Smith at North Carolina from 1973-77. He played alongside highly acclaimed players such as Phil Ford and...

Chansky’s Notebook: Developing Greatness
Think of freshman point guard Phil Ford, selfless shooting guard John Kuester, talented wing Walter Davis and versatile big man Mitch Kupchak. That was a...

Top five UNC men's basketball wins over Duke
March 2, 1974: UNC 96, Duke 92, OT. One of the earliest classics between the two rivals occurred in 1974. UNC was ranked No. 4...

UNC Basketball's Top 100 Players: 11-20
20. Walter Davis (1974-77, SF/SG, Pineville, N.C.) Davis' most famous Tar Heel memory is probably the long banker against Duke to cap the ’74 “8...

Dwight Clark, one of Charlotte's greatest pro athletes, has died
Dwight Clark, who starred at Charlotte’s Garinger High before scoring an iconic touchdown immortalized as “The Catch” for the San Francisco 49ers, died Monday of...

A Case For The Naismith Hall Of Fame: Walter Davis
Incredibly, Walter Davis didn’t make any All-America teams while at UNC, though he was All-ACC a couple of times. He averaged 15, 7 points per...

UNC-Lipscomb Postgame Notes
UNC improved to 26-10 and advanced to play Texas A&M Sunday in the second round of the West Region. Joel Berry moved passed Michael Jordan...

How UNC alum Chris Blue became Chapel Hill's police chief
I try to get out to Franklin Street at least once a week. Often, I am transported back to my time as a UNC undergraduate,...


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