"Sweet D," "The
Greyhound," "The Man with the Velvet Touch"... Walter Davis was
called a lot of different things during his days in Phoenix, and is
still called the best pure shooter in Suns history. Drafted 5th
overall in the 1977 draft, Davis was named the NBA's Rookie of the
Year, averaging 24.2 points and 6.0 boards a game his first season.
The part-time guard, part-time forward played 10 more seasons in
the Valley, becoming the team's career leader in points (15,666).
He also made six All-Star appearances, more than any other Sun,
before signing with Denver in 1988. His jersey No. 6 was retired in