Trey Murphy III

Trey Murphy III - Updated Jan 2023

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Trey Murphy III is a famous American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Trey Murphy III played college basketball for the Virginia Cavaliers and the Rice Owls.

Early Life

Trey Murphy III was born on June 18, 2000, in Durham, North Carolina, USA. He is currently 22 years old. His zodiac sign is Gemini. Murphy’s real name is Kenneth “Trey” Murphy III. His mother is Albeda and his father is Kenneth Murphy Jr.

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Caption: Trey Murphy III’s childhood photo. Source: Instagram

Educational Background

Murphy played high school basketball at Cary Academy in Cary, North Carolina. There as a senior, he averaged 24.7 points and 7.4 rebounds per game while shooting 49.4% from the floor. Also, he shot 43.6% from beyond the three-point line and 85.8% from the free-throw stripe.

Career and Professional Life

Trey Murphy III is a famous American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As a freshman, he played in all 32 of Rice’s games. Hence, he came off the bench 31 times and got to start one game, the first being against Charlotte in March 2019. He averaged 8.4 points and 2.6 rebounds. He ranked fourth in Conference USA (C-USA) in three-point field goal percentage and 14th in 3-pointers made per game.

Likewise, as a sophomore, he played in 29 of 32 games for Rice. He started in 23 of those games while coming off the bench in six. Further, he led the Owls in scoring with 13.7 points and recorded 25 double-figure scoring games with two double-doubles. He also led the team with six 20-point games. Moreover, on March 30, 2020, he entered the transfer portal. Likewise, on April 14, 2020, he transferred to Virginia.

Furthermore, due to COVID-19 affecting college basketball, Murphy did not have to sit out a year and was granted three years of immediate eligibility instead of two. He scored 21 points while shooting 7-of-9 from the field in the Cavaliers’ season opener in Bubbleville. This personality made his first start against William & Mary in late December 2020 and started the remainder of the season.

Nonetheless, on June 21, 2021, he announced that he signed with an agent, forgoing his remaining eligibility with Virginia and ending his collegiate career. Further, he was selected with the 17th pick in the 2021 NBA draft by the Memphis Grizzlies but was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans. Later, on August 10, 2021, Murphy signed a contract with the Pelicans.

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Caption: Trey Murphy III playing basketball. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

Murphy has earned a lot of money from his successful career. His net worth is around $500K. Likewise, his salary is around $36K. He has earned this amount of money from his successful career as a basketball player.

Personal Life

Murphy has not mentioned anything about his relationship. This personality has maintained a low profile. He likes to keep his personal things away from the limelight. He might be in a relationship with someone or he might be single as well. It seems like he is single at the moment. Murphy will surely find a great match in the future.

Trey Murphy III – Body Measurements

Murphy has a well-maintained body. He has a lean and healthy body. Murphy has a decent height and weight which suits him very well. He is around 6 feet and 8 inches tall. Likewise, he weighs around 93kg. His other body measurements are unknown. Murphy has black hair and brown eyes.

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Caption: Trey Murphy III posing for a photo. Source: Instagram

Trey Murphy III – Social Media

Murphy is active on Instagram and Twitter only. He joined his Twitter handle @treymurphy in December 2014 and has around 12.3K followers. Likewise, on his Instagram handle @treymurphy, he has around 51.4K followers. Murphy loves to post a lot of photos and videos on his social media.