Dejounte Murray, an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Atlanta Hawks, was born on September 19, 1996.
(NBA). He participated in one season of collegiate basketball for the Washington Huskies, where as a freshman in 2015–16, he was named to the Pac-12 second team all-conference.
The San Antonio Spurs selected him with the 29th overall choice in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft. Murray topped the league in steals and was selected to play in his first NBA All-Star Game in 2022. He has the most triple-doubles in franchise history for the Spurs.
In Seattle, Washington, Murray attended Rainier Beach High School.
With NBA stars like Jamal Crawford, Doug Christie, Terrence Williams, Nate Robinson, and Kevin Porter Jr. among its alumni, the school is a basketball powerhouse.
The Vikings won three Class 3A state championships under Murray’s direction.
Murray was also awarded The Seattle Times State Player of the Year in addition to being selected Washington Mr. Basketball by the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association.
Dejounte Murray contract details
Dejounte Murray agreed to a four-year, $64 million deal with the San Antonio Spurs, which included a $64 million guarantee and an average annual salary of $16 million. Murray will have a base salary of $16,571,120 in 2022–2023 with a cap hit and dead cap value of the same amount.