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Iowa Writer Describes Keegan Murray as a ‘Kris Middleton-type player’ on Cattles and Ramie

Jun 24, 2022, 4:16 PM

BUFFALO, NEW YORK - MARCH 17: Keegan Murray #15 of the Iowa Hawkeyes dribbles against Nick Sherod #...

BUFFALO, NEW YORK - MARCH 17: Keegan Murray #15 of the Iowa Hawkeyes dribbles against Nick Sherod #5 of the Richmond Spiders during the first half in the first round game of the 2022 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at KeyBank Center on March 17, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Joshua Bessex/Getty Images)

(Photo by Joshua Bessex/Getty Images)

Who is Keegan Murray?

That’s what many basketball fans are asking in Sacramento after the Kings selected Murray with the fourth overall selection in Thursday’s NBA Draft. To learn more about the man who will soon don purple, Kennington Lloyd Smith III, Iowa Hawkeyes beat reporter for the Des Moines Register, joined Cattles and Ramie Friday to talk about what fans can expect from Murray.

Topics discussed:

  • Keegan Murray’s backstory
  • The good and bad of Keegan’s game and what he brings to the Sacramento Kings’ roster
  • Kennington’s favorite part of Keegan’s game
  • Keegan’s ceiling and comparing him to Jaden Ivey
  • Keegan’s basketball IQ
  • Kennington compares Keegan to a “Kris Middleton-type player”

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