Keegan Murray

Updated on 6/25/22.  Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 220
College: Iowa
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 8/19/2000

2022 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 5
Projected Draft Range: Top 5
2022 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 4 by the Sacramento Kings

Pros:

Solid scorer off the dribble
Solid low post scorer
Decent shooter
Excels at scoring on hustle plays
Adequate playmaker
Solid rebounder
Decent defender that can get steals
Good shot blocker
Solid athlete

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter
Can display spotty shot selection
Can be reluctant to take threes
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can play too wildly on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively
Did not play enough as a freshman last year

Summary:

Keegan Murray is an athletic, high-motor combo forward that has been having a very good sophomore season. He is a skilled, versatile scorer that can make shots in a variety of ways, and he also is a solid shot blocker and defender. He will need to be a more consistent outside shooter on the court, but his blend of scoring, defense, and versatile could enable him to go in the lottery of the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s Early Top 100 Big Board for the 2022 Draft

Games Scouted:
12/8/20 Iowa vs. North Carolina
12/6/21 Iowa vs. Illinois
1/6/22 Iowa vs. Wisconsin
1/19/22 Iowa vs. Rutgers
1/27/22 Iowa vs. Purdue
2/19/22 Iowa vs. Ohio State
3/3/22 Iowa vs. Michigan

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