No Kawhi. No 3-pointers. No problem. Gregg Popovich continued his mastery and led the Spurs to another successful season and playoff berth. Even with many doubters, the loss of their starting point guard in the…
June 19, 2019, 7:54 pmDejounte MurrayG, San Antonio Spurs
Meeting with reporters on Wednesday, Dejounte Murray said he has begun 4-on-4 scrimmages and expressed confidence that he will be ready for training camp.
Murray seems to be on course to meet the timetable he was hit with after tearing his ACL a year ago. The young guard still figures to play a prominent role with the Spurs when he is able to suit up and should still carry some of that luster of fantasy potential that he carried at the beginning of last season. We'd like to see how he looks in the preseason before sounding off the hype alarms again but he could be a productive, top-70 type of guy once he returns to full speed.
Source: San Antonio Express-News
June 13, 2019, 1:50 pmDejounte MurrayG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray credits the Spurs for saving him and helping him become the person he is today.
Murray, who missed the entire season after tearing his ACL in the preseason, said that he wants to stay with the Spurs forever. Murray has a bright future ahead of him and makes for an intriguing gamble later in drafts if he proves his health this offseason.
April 16, 2019, 5:35 pmDejounte MurrayG, San Antonio Spurs
Gregg Popovich relayed that the main reason for Dejounte Murray accompanying the Spurs for their playoff series is to learn more about the game.
After making the NBA All-Defense Second Team last season, Murray missed the whole year after tearing his ACL in the preseason. Murray's future is still bright as he is going to be a big part of the Spurs plans moving forward and will look to prove his health this offseason.
Source: Tom Orsborn on MySanAntonio
April 10, 2019, 10:28 pmDejounte MurrayG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray was unable to play at all in the 2018-2019 season after tearing his ACL in the preseason.
Murray suffered the torn ACL on October 19 and wasn’t able to get back on the court this season. He was a big part of the Spurs gameplan coming into the season and his injury really threw them off balance. Players like Derrick White, Bryn Forbes and Lonnie Walker IV tried to fill Murray’s spot but none of them truly succeeded. Murray had an ADP of 33 on Yahoo! and 46 on ESPN before going down and was widely thought to be a breakout candidate for both the realm of fantasy and the NBA. The hype around Murray will likely pick back up around next preseason and he’s still only 22-years old. He could be a mid-round guy next year with the upside for even more.
October 19, 2018, 3:53 pmDejounte MurrayG, San Antonio Spurs
Shams Charania at The Athletic reported that Dejounte Murray had successful surgery to repair his torn ACL on Friday.
Shams didn’t give a timetable, but typically it takes 6-to-9 months to fully recover from ACL surgery and we wouldn’t be surprised if the Spurs keep him out the whole year. Backup guard Derrick White is still out with his plantar fascia injury so it’ll be Bryn Forbes and Patty Mills holding down the fort until White returns.
Source: Shams Charania on Twitter
October 8, 2018, 1:05 pmDejounte MurrayG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejuonte Murray has suffered a torn right ACL.
Terrible news for Murray and basketball twitter. The young guard is an extremely fun player and was in for another good season after making the All-Defensive Second Team in his sophomore season. Derrick White had a great summer and started the second half of Sunday's preseason game after Murray exited with the injury, but Patty Mills will also be in the mix. Both are worthy of a late-round pick, but White carries much more upside.
Source: Michael C. Wright
October 7, 2018, 5:35 pmDejounte MurrayG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray will get an MRI on his right knee on Monday.
Murray left Sunday's game with a scary looking knee injury though he was able to walk it off. Derrick White started the second half in his place.
Source: Chris Haynes on Twitter
October 7, 2018, 5:27 pmDejounte MurrayG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray's left Sunday's preseason game and will not return after his right knee appeared to buckle on a drive.
Murray was down for a while and a wheelchair was even brought out, but he was able to get up and walk off on his own. That's a good sign but we'll need to hear some updates after the game before declaring this bullet dodged. Patty Mills and Derrick White are next up on the point guard depth chart.
Source: Jeff McDonald on Twitter
October 5, 2018, 11:49 pmDejounte MurrayG, San Antonio Spurs
Dejounte Murray double-doubled in Friday's 117-93 win over the Pistons, picking up 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting to go with 11 rebounds and one assist.
Murray is going to be one of the game's best rebounding point guards. It's not a traditional stat set but the talented third-year player will be a fine selection in the late-middle rounds as his role expands. His viability will depend on your roster build but if you're trying to bulk up on the glass then he's your man.
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