|Position Shooting guard|
Name Kevin Murphy
Role Basketball player
|Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
Height 1.98 m
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Salary 473,604 USD (2013)
|League Japan Basketball League|
Born March 6, 1990 (age 25) Atlanta, Georgia (1990-03-06)
High school Creekside (Fairburn, Georgia)
Current team Utah Jazz (Shooting guard)
Education Tennessee Technological University
Parents Deborah Murphy, Aurelious Murphy
Similar People Dee Bost, Alec Burks, Jack Cooley, Vincent Collet, Jeremy Evans
Kevin murphy 2013 14 season highlights
Kevin Marquis Murphy (born March 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for Cedevita Zagreb of the Croatian League. He played college basketball for Tennessee Tech.
- Kevin murphy 2013 14 season highlights
- Stampede s kevin murphy erupts for 51 points
- High school career
- Freshman season
- Sophomore season
- Junior season
- Senior season
- Professional career
Stampede s kevin murphy erupts for 51 points
High school career
Born in Atlanta, Murphy earned four varsity letters in basketball at Creekside High School in Fairburn, Georgia. In his senior season at Creekside High School, Murphy averaged 26 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists per game.
In his freshman season at Tennessee Tech, Murphy averaged 9.6 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game.
As a sophomore, Murphy averaged 15.3 points per game, 3.9 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game. He was awarded the Best Offensive Player Award by head coach Mike Sutton.
In his junior year, Murphy averaged 17.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game. In the Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, Murphy averaged 24.3 points per game and was named to the All-Tournament Team. Murphy was also an All-OVC first team selection.
On January 30, 2012 Murphy scored 50 points in a win over SIU Edwardsville, the most for any Division I player in the 2011-12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Murphy averaged 20.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game during the season. He was also named to the OVC All-Tournament Team and the All-OVC first team for the second consecutive year. Following the season, Murphy participated in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. He was named to the All-Tournament Team.
Murphy was selected with the 47th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz. He joined the Jazz for the 2012 NBA Summer League. On November 26, 2012, Murphy was assigned to the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League. On January 8, 2013, the Jazz recalled him from the D-League. On July 10, 2013, Murphy was involved in a three-team trade that sent him and Andre Iguodala, then of the Denver Nuggets, to the Golden State Warriors. He joined the Warriors for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On July 24, 2013, Murphy was waived by the Warriors.
On August 11, 2013, he signed with Strasbourg IG of France. On December 25, 2013, he left Strasbourg. On January 4, 2014, he was acquired by the Idaho Stampede.
On August 27, 2014, he signed with the Utah Jazz. However, he was later waived by the Jazz on October 10, 2014. On November 3, 2014, he was reacquired by the Idaho Stampede. On December 30, 2014, he left the Stampede after appearing in 15 games. On January 2, 2015, he signed with the Zhejiang Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association. Following the conclusion of the CBA season, he returned to the United States, and on February 19, he was reacquired by the Stampede. On February 26, he was traded to the Grand Rapids Drive in exchange for Brandon Fields.
On November 8, 2015, Murphy signed with the Hitachi SunRockers of the Japan Basketball League.
On September 8, 2016, Murphy signed with the Orlando Magic. However, he was later waived by the Magic on October 16 after appearing in two preseason games. On November 17, 2016, Murphy was reacquired by the Grand Rapids Drive.
On April 22, 2017, Murphy signed with Guangxi of the Chinese National Basketball League.
On August 5, 2017, Murphy signed with Croatian club Cedevita Zagreb.