Calvin Murphy
As a basketball player Calvin Murphy had these skills: speed, quickness, great hands, ball handling skills, great leaping ability and the shooting eye of an eagle. He had it all except for height. Only those who saw Calvin Murphy play knew how big this 5-9 dynamo was on the basketball court. He was a penetrator on offense who could also stop on a dime and stick a jump shot with a flick of the wrist. And his defense was aggressive, a belly-to-belly style that made him a top-notch defensive player. more...
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Complete Bio | Summary
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FG%
3PFG%
FT%
Rebs
RPG
Asts
APG
Stls
Blks
Pts
PPG
1,022
.482
.139
.892
2,103
2.1
4,402
4.4
1,165
51
17,949
17.9
Full Name: Calvin Jerome Murphy
Born: 5/9/48 in Norwalk, Conn.
College: Niagara
Honors: Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame(1993), NBA All-Rookie Team (1971), NBA All-Star (1979)
Nickname: Murph
Height: 5-9
Weight: 165 lbs.
Drafted by: San Diego Rockets, 1970 (second round)