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Toure' Murry

Toure' Murry
Toure Murry Knicks Summer League 2013.jpg
Murry playing for the Knicks in the 2013 NBA Summer League
No. 23 - S.L. Benfica
PositionShooting guard / Point guard
LeaguePortuguese Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1989-11-08) November 8, 1989 (age 30)
Houston, Texas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolKlein Forest (Houston, Texas)
CollegeWichita State (2008-2012)
NBA draft2012 / Undrafted
Playing career2012-present
Career history
2012-2013Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2013-2014New York Knicks
2014-> Erie BayHawks
2014-2015Utah Jazz
2014-2015-> Idaho Stampede
2015Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2015Washington Wizards
2015-2016Texas Legends
2016Sioux Falls Skyforce
2016-2017Ye?ilgiresun Belediye
2017-2018ratiopharm Ulm
2018Promitheas Patras
2018HKK Zrinjski Mostar
2018-2019Assigeco Casalpusterlengo
2019-present Benfica
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA D-League champion (2013, 2016)
  • NIT champion (2011)
  • Second-team All-MVC (2011)
  • 2× MVC All-Defensive Team (2010, 2012)
  • MVC All-Freshman Team (2009)
  • MVC All-Newcomer Team (2009)

Toure' Ahmad Khalid-Murry (; born November 8, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for Benfica of the Portuguese Basketball League. He played college basketball for Wichita State.

College career

Murry played college basketball at Wichita State University, leading the Shockers to the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament and winning the 2011 National Invitation Tournament. Murry averaged 12.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game during his senior season in 2011-12.

Professional career

2012-13 season

After going undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft, Murry joined the Los Angeles Lakers for the 2012 NBA Summer League. He spent August and September in Turkey and Israel before returning to the United States. On November 2, 2012, he was selected with the 15th overall pick by the Austin Toros in the 2012 NBA Development League Draft. Three days later, he was traded to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.[1] During his rookie season, he played 52 games in total for the Vipers, averaging 9.0 points, 2.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.8 steals per game.

2013-14 season

In July 2013, Murry joined the Houston Rockets for the Orlando Summer League and the New York Knicks for the Las Vegas Summer League. On September 11, 2013, he signed with the Knicks.[2] On January 29, 2014, he was assigned to the Erie BayHawks.[3] He was recalled the next day. On January 31, 2014, he was reassigned to the BayHawks.[4] He was recalled the next day. In 51 games for the Knicks in 2013-14, he averaged 2.7 points and 1.0 assists per game.

2014-15 season

On August 28, 2014, Murry signed with the Utah Jazz.[5] On November 13, 2014, he was assigned to the Idaho Stampede.[6] He was recalled by the Jazz on December 2,[7] reassigned on December 31,[8] and recalled again on January 3.[9] He went on to make his Jazz debut later that night.[10] The next day, he was waived by the Jazz[11] and on January 10, he was reacquired by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.[12]

On March 12, 2015, Murry signed a 10-day contract with the Washington Wizards.[13] He signed a second 10-day contract with the Wizards on March 22[14] but was released halfway through his contract on March 27,[15] and returned to the Vipers three days later. He was subsequently deactivated by the Vipers and did not play for the team again in 2014-15.

2015-16 season

In July 2015, Murry joined the Washington Wizards for the 2015 NBA Summer League, but was limited to just two total minutes of action due to a right groin injury.[16] He later re-signed with the Wizards on September 25, 2015,[17] only to be waived again by the team on October 24 after appearing in four preseason games.[18]

On October 31, 2015, Murry was acquired by the Texas Legends in a trade with the Vipers.[19] On November 13, he made his debut for the Legends in a 104-82 loss to the Austin Spurs, recording 10 points, five rebounds and seven assists in 39 minutes.[20]

On March 4, 2016, Murry was traded to the Sioux Falls Skyforce in exchange for the returning player rights to Andre Dawkins.[21] On March 11, he made his debut for the Skyforce in a 121-117 win over the Canton Charge, recording 12 points, three rebounds, four assists and one block in 24 minutes off the bench.[22] He helped the Skyforce finish with a D-League-best 40-10 record in 2015-16, and went on to help the team win the league championship with a 2-1 Finals series win over the Los Angeles D-Fenders, his second D-League title.[23]

2016-17 season

In July 2016, Murry joined the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 2016 NBA Summer League. On September 26, 2016, he signed with the Timberwolves,[24] but was waived on October 22 after appearing in three preseason games.[25] On December 5, he signed with Ye?ilgiresun Belediye of the Turkish Super League.[26] On February 3, 2017, he parted ways with Ye?ilgiresun.[27]

2017-18 season

On July 24, 2017, Murry signed with German club ratiopharm Ulm for the 2017-18 season.[28] On January 10, 2018, he left Ulm and signed with Greek club Promitheas Patras.[29]

2019-20 season

On July 18, 2019, Murry joined Portuguese club Benfica of the Portuguese Basketball League.[30]

Career statistics

College

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008-09 Wichita State 34 34 28.2 .371 .321 .753 3.8 2.5 1.3 .4 11.0
2009-10 Wichita State 35 35 31.6 .424 .331 .708 5.0 3.1 1.4 .3 11.9
2010-11 Wichita State 37 33 26.1 .407 .283 .797 4.5 3.4 1.2 .3 9.4
2011-12 Wichita State 32 27 29.3 .420 .286 .786 4.8 3.3 1.2 .3 12.1
Career 138 127 28.8 .404 .311 .761 4.5 3.1 1.3 .3 11.1

NBA

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013-14 New York 51 0 7.3 .434 .417 .590 .9 1.0 .4 .0 2.7
2014-15 Utah 1 0 1.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2014-15 Washington 4 0 4.3 .500 .000 1.000 .3 .3 .3 .0 1.5
Career 56 0 7.0 .433 .417 .610 .8 .9 .4 .0 2.6

References

  1. ^ "Austin Toros Trade With RGV Vipers For Patrick Sullivan". NBA.com. November 5, 2012. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "Knicks sign Toure Murry and Chris Smith". InsideHoops.com. September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ "Knicks assign Cole Aldrich, Toure Murry, Jeremy Tyler to D-League". InsideHoops.com. January 29, 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ "Knicks assign Toure Murry to D-League". InsideHoops.com. January 31, 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ "Jazz Signs Free Agent Toure' Murry". NBA.com. August 28, 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "Jazz Assign Toure' Murry to D-League's Idaho Stampede". NBA.com. November 13, 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ "Jazz Recall Toure' Murry from Idaho Stampede". NBA.com. December 2, 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ "Jazz Assign Toure' Murry to D-League's Idaho Stampede". NBA.com. December 31, 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  9. ^ "Jazz Recall Toure' Murry from Idaho Stampede". NBA.com. January 3, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  10. ^ "Burke's hot shooting leads Jazz over Timberwolves". NBA.com. January 3, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  11. ^ "Jazz Waive Toure' Murry". NBA.com. January 4, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  12. ^ "Vipers Acquire Toure' Murry". OurSportsCentral.com. January 10, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  13. ^ "WIZARDS SIGN TOURE' MURRY". MonumentalNetwork.com. March 12, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  14. ^ "WIZARDS SIGN TOURE' MURRY TO SECOND 10-DAY CONTRACT". MonumentalNetwork.com. March 22, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  15. ^ "Wizards Release Toure' Murry". HoopsRumors.com. March 27, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  16. ^ "2015 Summer League Player Profile - Toure' Murry". NBA.com. Retrieved 2015.
  17. ^ "Wizards Sign Five for Training Camp". MonumentalNetwork.com. September 25, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  18. ^ "WIZARDS WAIVE FIVE". MonumentalNetwork.com. October 24, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  19. ^ "Legends Complete Two Trades, Announce 2015-16 Training Camp Roster". OurSportsCentral.com. October 31, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  20. ^ "Cotton, Spurs Rout Legends as Satnam Singh Debuts". NBA.com. November 13, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  21. ^ "Skyforce Acquire Toure Murry". OurSportsCentral.com. March 4, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  22. ^ "Skyforce Drop Charge". NBA.com. March 11, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  23. ^ "Sioux Falls Skyforce Cap Historic Season with First NBA D-League". NBA.com. April 27, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  24. ^ "TIMBERWOLVES ANNOUNCE 2016-17 TRAINING CAMP ROSTER". NBA.com. September 26, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  25. ^ "TIMBERWOLVES WAIVE BUTLER, MURRY". NBA.com. October 22, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  26. ^ "Toure Murry inks with Yesilgiresun". Sportando.com. December 5, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  27. ^ "Toure Murry leave Yesilgiresun Belediyespor". Sportando.com. February 3, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  28. ^ "ratiopharm Ulm signs guard Murry". Eurocupbasketball.com. July 24, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  29. ^ "Toure Murry leaves Ulm to join Promitheas". Sportando.com. January 10, 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  30. ^ "Toure' Murry is a new signing". S.L. Benfica. July 18, 2019. Retrieved 2019.

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