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Keegan Murray Named To All-NBA Summer League First Team

Jul 18, 2022, 11:26 AM | Updated: 11:31 am
(Ethan Miller/Getty Images)...
(Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
(Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Following a very impressive showing in the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League, Sacramento Kings rookie forward Keegan Murray has been named to the All-NBA Summer League First Team.

Over four appearances in Las Vegas, the fourth-overall pick in last month’s NBA Draft averaged 23.3 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and  1.3 steals per game while shooting 50 percent from the field, 40 percent from beyond the three-point arc, and 80 percent from the free-throw line.

Joining Murray on the First Team:

  • Tari Eason (Houston Rockets)
  • Quentin Grimes (New York Knicks)
  • Sandro Mamukelashvili (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Cam Thomas (Brooklyn Nets)

Along with his First-Team honors, Murray has also been named Summer League MVP, becoming the second King over the past two summers to garner Most Valuable Player honors (Davion Mitchell, 2021).

In each of his seven performances this summer during play in San Francisco and Las Vegas, the rookie played with a sense of comfortability and poise that you normally see in seasoned veterans. Murray displayed the ability to catch-and-shoot, convert on the fast break, and if needed, create on his own during the past two weeks of action.

The Kings know what they have in the 6’8 forward–a long, floor-spacing, plus-defender on the wing that can slide into the lineup alongside De’Aaron Fox and Domantas Sabonis this fall.

Next up: training camp and media day in a little more than eight weeks.

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