|Date of Birth
|August 19, 2000
|October 23, 2022
|August 19, 2000
|6 Ft 8 in
|October 22, 2022
Keegan Murray’s early life
Born in Cedar Rapids, Keegan Murray played basketball for the nearby Prairie High School. The youngster remained a household name in his senior year, averaging 20.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. He was honoured with the Metro Player of the Year for his performances. Murray moved to DME Academy in Florida for more exposure. Developing into a star player, Keegan Murray averaged 22.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per game in the Academy.
Continuing with the IOWA, Murray recorded a freshman season-high 14 points and nine rebounds. Defensively also, he thrived at the defensive end with three steals and three blocks in a 77–75 win over Rutgers. In his freshman season, Murray averaged 7.2 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game. Murray scored 35 points in a 94-75 victory over Utah State and topped with a 37 points game against Nebraska.
Murray decided to play for the bigger league – NBA, forgoing his remaining college eligibility. On March 29, 2022, Murray declared for the 2022 NBA draft.
Keegan Murray’s NBA Journey
Keegan Murray was drafted as the 4th overall pick in 2022. Playing under Mike Brown and a young talented team, Keegan Murray reached a new level in his game. Keegan played in the summer league and was named summer-league MVP. He averaged 23 points in the games. He also had 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal per game production.
Entering the league, Keegan averages 12 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game for the kings. He leads the team in blocks and already has set a record for the most three-pointers made by a rookie in the franchise’s history (155 made)
Keegan Murray’s Awards and achievements
The powerful 22-year-old forward has made an impact on college-level basketball, winning many accolades in 2 seasons with IOWA.
|1* Karl Malon Award
|1* Big Ten tournament MOP
|1* First Team All-Big Ten
Keegan Murray’s Records
Keegan Murray is playing at a high level for the Sacramento Kings, but he is yet to set or break any record. He has reached the 30-point mark in the game against the Houston Rockets on February 7. The talented youngster is expected to reach new highs in the coming years.
Sacramento King’s rookie record for most 3-pointers made surpasses Bogdan Bogdanovic’s.
Keegan Murray’s Contract
Selected in the 2022 NBA Draft, Keegan is under a rookie contract with the Kings. He signed for a 4-year/ $36 Million contract. He will earn more than $8 Million for the first three seasons and with a Rookie extension possibility in the 4th season, his salary would be $11,144,093.
Keegan Murray’s Net worth
Keegan Murray is yet to complete his 1st full season in the league. Still, the talented youngster has a net worth of $ 1 Million. There are no major brands associated with the forward as of yet.
Keegan Murray’s Family and wife
Keegan Murray is born into a basketball-fanatic family. His father also played college-level basketball. Keegan has 3 siblings. He has an identical Twin, Kris, who also played basketball at school and college levels. Other siblings are Mckenna and Demetrius Harper. The emerging star is said to be very close to his family.
The youngster is in a relationship with Carly Pinty, an NCAA basketball player. Carly plays for the Truman Bulldogs.