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Kevin Murphy (basketball)


Kevin Murphy (basketball)

Kevin Murphy
No. 21 – Idaho Stampede
Position Shooting guard
League NBA D-League
Personal information
Born (1990-03-06) March 6, 1990
Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Fairburn, Georgia)
College Tennessee Tech (2008–2012)
NBA draft 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47th overall
Selected by the Utah Jazz
Pro career 2012–present
Career history
2012–2013 Utah Jazz
2012–2013 Reno Bighorns (D-League)
2013 Strasbourg IG (France)
2014–present Idaho Stampede (D-League)
Career highlights and awards
  • All-NBA D-League First Team (2014)
  • First-team All-OVC (2011, 2012)
  • OVC All-Newcomer Team (2009)

Kevin Marquis Murphy (born March 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League.


  • High school career 1
  • College career 2
    • Freshman season 2.1
    • Sophomore season 2.2
    • Junior season 2.3
    • Senior season 2.4
  • Professional career 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

High school career

Born in

  • NBA D-League Profile

External links

  1. ^ a b c d e f "55 – Kevin Murphy". Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ "SIU-Edwardsville Cougars vs. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles recap". Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Kevin Murphy stats". Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Portsmouth Invitational Tournament". Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  5. ^ Utah Jazz Selects Kevin Murphy in Second Round of 2012 NBA Draft
  6. ^ Utah Jazz Assign Rookie Kevin Murphy to NBA D-League Affiliate Reno Bighorns
  7. ^ Jazz Recalls Kevin Murphy from D-League
  8. ^ "Warriors Acquire Andre Iguodala from Denver Nuggets as Part of Three-Team Trade". July 10, 2013. Retrieved July 10, 2013. 
  9. ^ Golden State Warriors Waive Dwayne Jones, Scott Machado and Kevin Murphy
  10. ^ Strasbourg officially sign Kevin Murphy
  11. ^ "Kevin Murphy leaves SIG Strasbourg". December 25, 2013. Retrieved December 30, 2013. 
  12. ^ Stampede Acquire Kevin Murphy
  13. ^ Jazz Signs Free Agent Kevin Murphy
  14. ^ Jazz Waive Guards Bost and Murphy
  15. ^ "2014 Training Camp Roster". November 3, 2014. Retrieved November 11, 2014. 


On August 27, 2014, he signed with the Utah Jazz.[13] However, he was later waived by the Jazz on October 10, 2014.[14] On November 3, 2014, he was reacquired by the Idaho Stampede.[15]

On August 11, 2013, he signed with Strasbourg IG of France.[10] On December 25, 2013, he left Strasbourg.[11] On January 4, 2014, he was acquired by the Idaho Stampede.[12]

Murphy was selected with the 47th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz.[5] 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.[6] On January 8, 2013, the Jazz recalled him from the D-League.[7] 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.[8] He joined the Warriors for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On July 24, 2013, he was waived by the Warriors.[9]

Professional career

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.[2] Murphy averaged 20.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game during the season.[3] He was also named to the OVC All-Tournament Team and the All-OVC first team for the second consecutive year.[1] Following the season, Murphy participated in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. He was named to the All-Tournament Team.[4]

Senior season

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.[1]

Junior season

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.[1]

Sophomore season

In his freshman season at Tennessee Tech, Murphy averaged 9.6 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game.[1]

Freshman season

College career


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