Trey Murphy III
Updated on 7/31/21. Written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.
Top 100 Prospect Rank: 21
Projected Draft Range: Mid to Late 1st Round
2021 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 17 by the Memphis Grizzlies
(Rights traded to the New Orleans Pelicans)
Good shooter, especially from deep
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Adequate low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Very good free throw shooter
Above average athlete
Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Needs to improve his passing ability
Needs to improve his rebounding
Struggles to guard stronger opponents
Not an elite athlete
Played on a very slow-paced team, may struggle to adjust to NBA tempo
Trey Murphy is a skilled, mobile swingman that can shoot and score the basketball. He can create mismatches that can swing in his favor. He’ll need to get acclimated to NBA game speed, but his size and shooting skills could enable him to thrive as a role player in the NBA.
ESPN Draft Profile
KenPom’s Virginia Basketball Page
The NBA’s 2021 NBA Draft Combine Player Measurements
12/26/20 Virginia vs. Gonzaga
2/6/21 Virginia vs. Pittsburgh
3/20/21 Virginia vs. Ohio
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