Trey Murphy III

Updated on 5/2/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 205
College: Virginia
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 6/18/2000

Top 100 Prospect Rank: 55
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
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
Adequate defender
Above average athlete

Cons:
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

Summary:
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.

Links:
ESPN Draft Profile
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
KenPom’s Virginia Basketball Page

Games Scouted:
12/26/20 Virginia vs. Gonzaga
2/6/21 Virginia vs. Pittsburgh
3/20/21 Virginia vs. Ohio

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