Jamal Murray, born February 23, 1997) is a Canadian professional basketball player from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. He played for the University of Kentucky for one year in 2015. After that, he participated in the 2016 NBA draft and was selected by the Nuggets with the 7th pick in the first round. He officially joined the NBA and served as a guard.
Location: G (No. 27)
Height: 1.93 meters / 6 feet 4
Weight: 98 kg/215 lbs
Team: Denver Nuggets
School: University of Kentucky
Draft: No. 7 pick in the first round of 2016
Salary this season: $27.29 million
On June 24, 2015, Murray joined the University of Kentucky. He played 36 games as a freshman, averaging 20.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game, and his three-point shooting percentage was 40.8%.
In 2016, Murray started his NBA career with the Nuggets. In August of the same year, Murray signed a rookie contract with the Nuggets. He averaged 9.9 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game and was selected as the second best rookie team. line-up. On July 25, 2019, he signed a 5-year $170 million contract with the Nuggets. In the 2020 playoffs, he scored 40+ points in two consecutive games without making mistakes, and led the Nuggets to two big 1-3 losses big reversal.
Murray’s performance can be said to be very good. I saw a player with strong willpower in him. He can score at critical moments. He has such ability. Now Murray is one of the core players of the team , He is improving every season, he is a star with great potential, maybe he will be the next Wade.