Tag: Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray, a Canadian basketball player, was born on February 23, 1997. One can call him a hooper since he was 3 years old, Murray has successfully made it to an early recognition in the league. He is a prominent guard for the Denver Nuggets for the past 6 years, a career averaging 16.9 points, 4.2 assists, and 3.7 rebounds in the regular season. Alongside Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic, Murray forms a formidable duo in the league. 

Jamal Murray’s Early Life

Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Murray comes from an athletic background. His father, Roger Murray, who grew up involved in track and field and basketball, shaped the backbone of his son’s basketball career. Murray’s unconditional support from his parents encouraged his early days in college basketball. On graduating as a five-star recruit, Murray was committed to play for Kentucky Wildcats. And a year later in 2016, he was picked by Denver Nuggets as the 7th overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft.

How many NBA championships has Jamal Murray won?

Jamal Murray hasn’t won an NBA championship yet. However, his athletic ability and skill set has pushed him as far as the Western Conference Finals. Murray’s breakout year, the 2020-21 NBA bubble season, proved to be his best individual season in his professional career so far. That year Nuggets made the WCF and lost to the eventual champions, the Los Angeles Lakers, in a seven-game series.