Keegan Murray, born on August 19, 2000), is born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA. He is a professional basketball player from the United States. He will join the NBA in July 2022. He was selected by the Kings with the 4th overall pick in the first round of the draft (the draft template is Siakam). He serves as a forward.
Location: F (No. 13)
Height: 2.03 meters / 6 feet 8
Weight: 102 kg/225 lbs
Team: Sacramento Kings
Draft: the 4th pick in the first round of 2022
Studied at the University of Iowa, averaged 7.2 points, 5.1 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 1.3 caps per game in his freshman season, shot 50.6% from the field and 29.6% from three-point range; averaged 23.5 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game in his sophomore season 1.9 blocks, shooting 55.4% from the field and 39.8% from the three-point range.
1. Excellent dribbling, shooting and finishing skills.
2. Good at grasping and counterattacking. He gets a quarter of his possessions in transition and averages 1.50 points per transition.
3. His scoring ability near the basket is particularly outstanding, but his mid-range shooting is not very reliable.
1. He played quite a few small-ball centers last season, can defend multiple positions well, and use his vertical height to protect the rim.