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Atlanta Hawks | #5 | Guard

Dejounte

Murray

PPG

21.1

RPG

8.3

APG

9.2

PIE

16.3

HEIGHT

6'4" (1.93m)

WEIGHT

180lb (82kg)

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Washington

AGE

26 years

BIRTHDATE

September 19, 1996

DRAFT

2016 R1 Pick 29

EXPERIENCE

5 Years

6'4" | 180lb | 26 years

DRAFT

2016 R1 Pick 29

BIRTHDATE

September 19, 1996

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Washington

EXPERIENCE

5 Years

Player Bio

Dejounte Dashaun Murray was born in Seattle, Washington in 1996. He attended Rainier Beach High School in Seattle, where he played basketball and led the Vikings to three Class 3A state championships. As a senior, Murray averaged over 23 points and 13.8 rebounds per game. He had a 52-point, 20-rebound performance that season, highlighting his talent as both a scorer and a rebounder. Murray teamed with coach Gregg Popovich and the charitable organization Shoes That Fit to provide over 200 students with new shoes at a San Antonio elementary school in 2017. Learn more about Murray by following him on Twitter (@DejounteMurray) and Instagram (@dejountemurray). Murray was pegged for the All Pac-12 Conference Second Team and the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team for the 2015-16 season. He led all Pac-12 freshmen by averaging 16.1 points, 4.4 assists and 1.8 steals. The Seattle, Washington native led the Huskies with six rebounds per game, and he also ranked second in points and assists per contest. He registered double figures in points scored in 26 of his 34 games, including each of his last 10 contests. The guard helped lead Washington to the second round of the 2016 NIT Tournament. After his freshman year, Murray announced he would enter the 2006 NBA Draft. He was chosen by the San Antonio Spurs with the 29th overall pick.