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Jay Murphy
No. 46, 42
Power forward
Personal information
Born (1962-06-26) June 26, 1962 (age 52)
Meriden, Connecticut
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Francis T Maloney
(Meriden, Connecticut)
College Boston College (1980–1984)
NBA draft 1984 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31st overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Pro career 1984–1995
Career history
19841985 Los Angeles Clippers
1985–1986 Springfield Fame (USBL)
19861988 Washington Bullets
1989–1990 Paris Basket Racing (France)
1990–1991 ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne (France)
1991–1995 Fabriano (Italy)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jay Dennis Murphy (born June 26, 1962) is a former American professional basketball player.

He attended high school at Francis T Maloney High School in Meriden, Connecticut. A 6'9" and 220 lbs. power forward, Murphy attended Boston College, in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. He averaged 14.6 points per game in his four year. Murphy was one of the main reasons why Boston College enjoyed incredible success in the early 1980s, leading the Eagles to three NCAA Tournaments - two Sweet 16s and one Elite Eight - and one NIT in his four seasons (1980–84). He was a three-time Big East honoree. He ranks sixth on the school's career scoring list (1,795 points) and seventh on the career rebounding list (763 rebounds).[1]

Murphy was selected in the second round (31st pick overall) of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors.[2] He did not play a game with the Warriors as he was immediately traded to the Los Angeles Clippers for center Jerome Whitehead. On December 17, 1985, he was waived by the Clippers. On September 3, 1986, he was signed as a free agent with the Washington Bullets. His final season in the NBA was the 1987-1988 season, during his time with the Bullets. He scored a total of 160 points in his 4 year, 67 NBA game career. Murphy also played in the USBL for Springfield Fame (1985–86) as well as in Europe notably in France and Italy before finally retiring in 1995.

Murphy was inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999. His son Erik played basketball at the University of Florida,[3] and was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the second round of the 2013 NBA Draft. [4] Murphy's son Alex played at Duke University and now plays at the University of Florida. Both sons have dual citizenship due to their Finnish mother Päivi, and Erik Murphy will play for Finnish national team at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.[5]

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Bond Buyer
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:41:15 -0700

Mesirow Hires Senior Underwriter. by Yvette Shields. SEP 19, 2014 12:47pm ET. Chicago-based Mesirow Financial has hired veteran bond underwriter Stephen "Jay" Murphy to bolster its municipal desk.
 
Buffalo News
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:33:45 -0700

Motorhome Demo: Marty Hughes. Boat Trailer: Matt Serafin. Flag Pole: John Grandits. Compact Demo: James Eckhart. Roller Derby Demo: Jay Murphy, Marc and David Lavine. RANSOMVILLE SPEEDWAY. Sportsman: James Michael Friesen, Scott George.

The Untz

The Untz
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:31:15 -0700

Holly performs live, and might be familiar to fans from his work as Jay Murphy's drummer for Up Until Now. Jumping on today's premiere "Through The Trees" is ZOOGMA guitarist Justin Hasting, who seamlessly integrates himself into the mix. And if you're ...
 
kwbe
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:07:54 -0700

Beatrice Police have arrested a suspect in a strong-arm robbery, and in the process of investigating that incident, have arrested another suspect for a drug violation. Sergeant Jay Murphy says the robbery happened at about 6:25 p-m, Monday near 4th and ...
 
Newspaper Tree
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:48:45 -0700

In June 2007 the man James called “my best friend” and the father of her two children, 42-year-old Jay Murphy Sr., was shot and killed at his home in the Kirtland Addition neighborhood of Albuquerque by the APD SWAT team during a confrontation ...
 
KPHO Phoenix
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:31:05 -0700

A local baker is out thousands of dollars after thieves ripped off wiring from his building. Jay Murphy went into work Sunday to get some baking done for clients. When he returned Monday morning, instead of baking, he was cooking up a police report.
 
Charlotte Observer
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:56:15 -0700

(SportsNetwork.com) - International Basketball's governing body, FIBA, released the rosters for the World Cup, formerly known as the World Championships, which begins Saturday. Team USA, coached by Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, is the defending champion ...

Verde Independent

Verde Independent
Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:21:22 -0700

Jay Murphy, acting manager of the Verde Valley Humane Society in Cottonwood, left, and Karla Horn, the VVHS acting president, hold a dog that was turned into the society was found walking on a street in Cottonwood wearing a medical cone and bruises on ...
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