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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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Edmonds Beacon

Edmonds Beacon
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:22:30 -0800

Lorrie is survived by her mother, Norma J. Murphy; her son, Raymond “Ted” Schlanser; sister, Julie Murphy-Rice (Bob); her brothers, Tim Murphy (Laurie) and Jay Murphy (Teresa); her nieces, Catie Murphy, Lauren Rice and Megan Murphy; her nephews, ...

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 ...
Pekin Daily Times
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:30:00 -0800

Seniors Tyler Pasley, Cole Schrodt, Andrew Cain, Brock Vogel and 6-5 sophomore Lucas Ketcham are among the returnees for coach Jay Murphy's Little Giants, who dropped their league opener to Washington (60-34) last Saturday after going 1-2 in their ...


Sat, 13 Dec 2014 22:11:15 -0800

On Tech's ensuing possession, Jay Murphy, with 12 seconds remaining, drew contact inside, sending him to the line for a pair of free throws. Murphy was true on both attempts, forcing another lead change. That would be the final lead change of the game ...

Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice Daily Sun
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:52:30 -0800

Police Sgt. Jay Murphy said despite the inconvenience, the new equipment was a needed upgrade. “The investigations office, half the time it was either 30 degrees or 90 degrees and nothing in between,” Murphy said. “It wasn't working the way it should ...
Omaha World-Herald
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:58:33 -0800

Police Sgt. Jay Murphy said he will welcome the new system. “The investigations office, half the time it was either 30 degrees or 90 degrees and nothing in between,” Murphy said. Department workers are bracing for the day when the heat goes out ...

Lexington Herald Leader

Lexington Herald Leader
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 21:14:11 -0800

Trinity also returns 6-6 Jax Levitch (offers from Delaware, UNC Greensboro, UNC Wilmington, IUPUI), 6-4 Daniel Ramser (Bellarmine signee), 6-5 Christian Thienman (Marshall signee), 6-4 Jay Murphy (NYU signee) and 6-3 Michael Stafford. "I like our ...


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