Kris Murray

Updated on 6/27/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 215
College: Iowa
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 8/19/2000

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Decent shooter
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Solid rebounder
Solid defender that can get steals and blocks
Solid athlete
Solid motor

Cons:

Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Streaky shooter
Can struggle to defend stronger players
Does not play enough minutes in games
Overshadowed by a higher profile teammate

Summary:

Kris Murray is an athletic, high-motor combo forward that can score the basketball in a variety of ways.  He is one of the best bench players in college basketball, and he also is a rangy defender that can make numerous plays to help his team on that end of the floor.  He was overshadowed by his twin brother and Kris Murray hasn’t gotten enough minutes over the years, but he is a talented prospect that will be a player to watch in the 2023 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
1/6/22 Iowa vs. Wisconsin
1/27/22 Iowa vs. Purdue
2/19/22 Iowa vs. Ohio State
3/3/22 Iowa vs. Michigan

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