Jamal Murray

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Birthday
23, 1997
Birthplace
Kitchener, Canada
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
23, 1997 (age 21)
Birthplace
Kitchener, Canada

About

Shooting guard who was selected 7th overall in the 2016 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. He earned SEC All-Freshman team and Third-team AP All-American honors in his lone season as a Kentucky Wildcat.

Before Fame

He was playing in a basketball league for ten-year-olds when was just six. He played high school ball at Orangeville Prep where his father served as an assistant coach.

Trivia

He was named the Nike Hoop Summit MVP in 2015 after scoring a game-high 30 points.

Family Life

He and his younger brother Lamar were born to Sylvia and Roger Murray. His father was born in Jamaica and grew up running track and field and playing basketball.

Associated With

He tied Terrence Jones for the University of Kentucky record for most points in a game by a freshman at 35.