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Kevin Murphy

N/A | Guard

Jazz

Biography

Background

2012-13 SEASON:
Appeared in 17 games (zero starts) in his rookie NBA season with the Utah Jazz, averaged 0.9 points, 0.2 rebounds and 0.1 assists in 3.1 minutes.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by the Utah Jazz in the second round (47th pick overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft ... As part of a 3-team trade with the Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors, traded by the Jazz to the Warriors on July 10, 2013 ... Waived by the Golden State Warriors on July 24, 2013 ... Signed by the Utah Jazz on August 27, 2014.

COLLEGE:
Scored 2,019 points, had 535 rebounds and 248 assists in four years at Tennessee Tech University … Ranked second all-time at Tennessee Tech in scoring (2,019) … Twice named to the OVC All-Tournament Team in 2011 and 2012 … Named to the OVC All-Newcomer Team in 2009 … 2010-11: Appeared in 33 games (28 starts) as a junior, averaging 17.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 29.3 minutes … Led the team and ranked third in the OVC in scoring per game (17.0) … Named to the NABC First-Team All-District … Named Tennessee Tech’s CO-MVP as well as it’s Offensive Player of the Year … 2009-10: Appeared in 32 games (31 starts) as a sophomore, averaging 15.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 31.3 minutes … Led the team and ranked fifth in the OVC in total points scored (491) … Ranked second on the team in defensive rebounds (88) and in total assists (66) … Earned Tennessee Tech’s Best Offensive Player Award by coach Mike Sutton … 2008-09: Appeared in 30 games (19 starts) as a freshman, averaging 9.6 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 20.3 minutes … Scored in double-figures in 16 games and scored 20+ points three times … Named Tennessee Tech’s Most Improved Player by head coach Mike Sutton.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Kevin Marquis Murphy … Born in Atlanta, Ga. … Son of Aurelious and Deborah Murphy … He and his wife Shekedra welcomed their first child, a son (Kevin Marquis Murphy, Jr.) during 2012 Jazz training camp … Played at Creekside High School in Fairburn, Ga.… Made the All-Region Team and earned the Naismith Award his senior season … Averaged 26 points, eight rebounds and three assists a game as a senior while playing both the two and three positions.

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