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Jay Murphy
Personal information
Born (1962-06-26) June 26, 1962 (age 53)
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
Playing career 1984–1995
Position Power forward
Number 46, 42
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)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jay Dennis Murphy (born June 26, 1962) is an American former 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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677 news items

Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice Daily Sun
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 05:11:15 -0700

The Lunch with a Cop program was the brainchild of Sgt. Jay Murphy, Officer Kris Gill and Officer Dan Moss. The schools in Beatrice, both public and private, provide us with the names of children who might enjoy this program and we take it from there.

Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice Daily Sun
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:18:45 -0700

Officer Kris Gill poses with Tasia for a photo at the Beatrice Police department. The two went to Sonic as part of the new Lunch with a Cop program. Lunch with a cop with Sergeant Jay Murphy. Courtesy photo. Sergeant Jay Murphy poses with Blaze for a ...

Wilson Post

Wilson Post
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:41:11 -0700

They included: Justin Brown, LHS; Mary Elizabeth Griffin, McClain Christian; Nathan Green & Carly Hummer, MJ Christian; Jay Murphy & Michelle Mason, Mt. Juliet High; Bobbi Staats & Skylor Scales, Watertown; Zack Linton & Kendall Spray, Wilson Central.

The Courier-Journal

The Courier-Journal
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:03:53 -0700

Jay Murphy averaged two points and 1.1 rebounds in 24 games last season for Trinity and played a key role on the Louisville Prospects club that finished ninth in the AAU National Championships in July. He is expected to play both guard positions in ...
 
Huffington Post
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:07:30 -0700

At a moment of catching her breath, Anne Waldman wrote in the first book of The Iovis Trilogy (2011) that transformation is a matter of altering molecular rhythm. Following that mammoth-type focus and “dance on the grave” of the great (male) poets of ...

The Chattanoogan

The Chattanoogan
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:03:45 -0700

Patrick Jay Murphy, 78, of Cleveland, Tennessee, died on Thursday, July 2, 2015. He was a God loving, peaceful and humble family man who will be greatly missed. He was a retired crane operator in the steel industry. Mr. Murphy was a member of Candies ...

Brisbane Times

Brisbane Times
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:29:12 -0700

Adam Jay Murphy, has made contact with the Red Cross to say he is alive. Photo: Facebook. The agency had listed Brisbane-born Adam Jay Murphy, 27, from Toowong as being in Pokhara, the country's second largest city, when the shockwaves struck.
 
Winston-Salem Journal
Thu, 05 Sep 2013 19:42:03 -0700

Jay Murphy, who has 31 years of experience coaching college baseball, is the new baseball coach at Forsyth Country Day. "I like the experience he brings as a head college coach, because we really want him to build a program,” said Chris Turner, FCD's ...
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