Trey Murphy III

Updated on 7/31/21.  Written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 206
College: Virginia
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 6/18/2000

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
Adequate defender
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
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
KenPom’s Virginia Basketball Page
The NBA’s 2021 NBA Draft Combine Player Measurements

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

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