Name Tod Murphy
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Role Basketball Player
|Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)|
Weight 100 kg
College UC Irvine (1982–1986)
Position Center, Power forward
|Born December 24, 1963 (age 51)
Long Beach, California (1963-12-24) |
High school Lakewood (Lakewood, California)
NBA draft 1986 / Round: 3 / Pick: 53rd overall
Education University of California, Irvine
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Tod James Murphy (born December 24, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 3rd round (53rd overall) of the 1986 NBA draft. A 6'9" center-forward from the University of California, Irvine, Murphy played in 5 NBA seasons for 4 different teams. He played for the Los Angeles Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Detroit Pistons and Golden State Warriors.
In his NBA career, Murphy played in 191 games and scored a total of 1,049 points. On March 17, 1990, as a member of the Timberwolves, he scored a career-high 24 points against the Los Angeles Lakers.
After serving as an assistant coach for his alma mater at UC Irvine, Murphy was announced as the head coach at Gordon College on June 16, 2009.