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Walter Davis, former Suns star and college basketball great, dead at 69

Former college basketball and NBA standout Walter Davis died Thursday, the University of North Carolina athletics department confirmed.

Davis was a North Carolina native and played for the Tar Heels. He was 69. 

According to UNC athletics, Davis died of natural causes in Charlotte, where he visiting family.

Davis finished his NBA career averaging 18.9 points and three rebounds per game. He was also a six-time All-Star. In 1994, the Suns retired his No. 6 jersey.

Chantz Martin is a sports writer for Fox News Digital.

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