Utah Jazz Assign Kevin Murphy to Reno Bighorns
RENO, NEV., Nov. 26, 2012 - The Utah Jazz today assigned rookie guard Kevin Murphy to the Reno Bighorns, the Jazz's NBA Development League affiliate. The assignment is the first for Murphy and the 16th of the 2012-13 NBA and NBA D-League seasons.
Murphy (6-6, 185, Tennessee Tech) has appeared in three games for the Jazz this season, averaging 1.3 points and 3.0 minutes. Originally selected in the second round, 47th overall, of the 2012 NBA Draft, Murphy averaged 20.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 34.5 minutes during his senior season in 2011-12. He finished his career ranked second all-time at Tennessee Tech in scoring and was twice named All-Ohio Valley Conference First Team (2011, 2012).
Murphy is expected to join the Bighorns today and be available when the team hosts the Santa Cruz Warriors on Friday, Nov. 30 in Reno.
Jazz fans can follow Murphy by logging onto NBADLeague.com to watch all of the Bighorns' games live, online, for free.
The Bighorns open their fifth season in Reno on Friday, November 30th at 7 p.m. against the Santa Cruz Warriors. Opening Weekend continues on Sunday, December 2nd at 3 p.m. Season tickets and group tickets are on sale today. For more information, fans can call 775-853-8220.
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