Know About Jamal Murray; Stats, College, Nuggets, Age, Girlfriend

Published Date: 17 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 17 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

After securing game-high 30 points in the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit, Jamal Murray, age 22 became a perpetual name in the Basketball court. He is also the 2015 recipient of the BioSteel All-Canadian Basketball Game.

Canadian professional Basketball player Jamal Murray plays for NBA team Denver Nuggets from 2016. Since then, Jamal has been the part of his playing team for the past three years.

Jamal Murray Bio & Family

The player was born on 23 February 1997 in Kitchener, Ontario to parents, Sylvia and Roger Murray. His other family member includes his younger brother, Lamar. Jamal went to Grand River Collegiate Institute in Kitchener. From then, he attended Orangeville Prep in Orangeville, Ontario, where his dad was an assistant coach.

His college career started with Kentucky Wildcats men’s Basketball under the coach, John Calipari. The 6 feet (193 cm) tall athlete weighs around 93 kg.

Career & Net Worth

The 22-year-old has a whopping net worth of $5 million from professional Basketball. Jamal got selected by Nuggets with the seventh overall pick draft on 23 June 2016. Two months later, he penned his rookie contract with the team on 9 August 2016. One of his impressive stats with Nuggets includes a career-high 19 points against the Portland Trail Blazers on 13 November 2016. Unfortunately, Nuggets loss the game by 112–105.

Jamal Murray stats for Denver Nuggets (Picture: ESPN)

Similarly, he holds another stats with a career-high 48 points in a 115–107 win over the Boston Celtics on 5 November 2018.

Who Is Jamal Murray Girlfriend?

When it comes to his personal life, Jamal has a girlfriend named Harper Hempel. The lovebirds first met during Jamal’s 2015-2016 season start with Kentucky. During the time, his partner was sophomore where she played for Kentucky Women’s Volleyball team.

Since the duo were athletes at the same college, the likeliness between the two gradually started to develop.

Jamal Murray with girlfriend Harper Hempel in 2018 (Picture: Sports Gossip)

According to his lover’s Linkedin profile, Harper is into photography business before joining her college. Her business is labeled as Harper Hempel Photography.

Some Interesting Facts About Jamal Murray

  • Murray’s dad was involved in running track and playing basketball. Roger was also involved playing boxing against Kitchener native Lennox Lewis before Lennox began his professional boxing career.
  • Since the age of three, the player used to play Basketball for hours. Moreover, between the age of 12 or 13, he played against top high school and college players.
  • The player played for his nation at the 2013 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship in Uruguay. During the play, his stats were an average 17 points, six rebounds and 2.4 steals per game where Canada won the bronze medal.
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