Trey Murphy III was born on June 18, 2000) in his hometown of Durham, North Carolina. He is an American professional basketball player. He joined the NBA on July 29, 2021 and played for the NBA New Orleans Pelicans as a small forward.
Location: F (No. 25)
Height: 2.03 meters / 6 feet 8
Weight: 93 kg/206 lbs
Team: New Orleans Pelicans
School: University of Virginia
Draft: the 17th pick in the first round of 2021
In college, he studied at Rice University and averaged 8.4 points and 2.6 rebounds per game. He ranks fourth in the C-USA in three-point percentage (42.1 percent) and 14th in three-pointers per game (2.0). Set school record for freshman three-point percentage (42.1%).
Was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies with the 17th overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, but was subsequently traded to the New Orleans Pelicans. On August 10, 2021, Murphy signed with the Pelicans. Murphy is a forward and a top shooter. His shooting has been stable and efficient. He has a very fast shooting speed. He can take off two feet high to finish the basket. Poor rebounding ability, poor passing.