After missing the entire 2018-19 season (ACL), Murray kicked off the 2019-20 season with an excellent two-game stretch during which he registered 37 points, 18 rebounds, 10 assists and five steals in 47 minutes of play while helping the Spurs record back-to-back wins over the Knicks and Wizards. He tallied three double-doubles across his first eight games, including a 17 points, 10 assist effort Nov. 7 in a win over the Thunder. The versatile guard registered four double-doubles for the season. Upon re-entering the starting lineup on Dec. 14, Murray clicked off double digit scoring performances for five consecutive games and seven of eight overall to close the calendar year. On Feb. 11, Murray generated a career-high 25 points in the Spurs' 114-106 victory over the Thunder. On Mar. 3, the young guard tallied 21 points, six assists, five boards and two steals during a win at Charlotte. Murray appeared in 58 of San Antonio's 63 games and started 50 contests. For the season, he averaged 10.7 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.7 steals in 24.9 minutes per game -- all of which where per game career highs. Murray's 100 total steals led the Spurs and ranked fifth in the Association.2018
Murray missed the 2018-19 due to injury. The 22-year-old suffered a torn ACL during the 2018-19 preseason. During the 2017-18 season, Murray appeared in 81 of San Antonio's 82 regular season games.2017
Murray took a big step forward in his second NBA season. After playing in 38 games and averaging 8.5 minutes per contest as a rookie, the Washington product upped that to 81 games and 21.5 minutes per appearance in 2017-2018. Not surprisingly, Murray upped his scoring as well, going from 3.4 points per game to 8.1 points per game. He shot 44.3 percent from the field, 26.5 percent from three-point range and 70.9 percent from the free-throw line. Murray also set new career highs with 5.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.2 steals per game. Murray parlayed his strong play into 48 starts, and he averaged 26.1 minutes per contest as a starter versus 14.8 minutes per game off the bench. Murray improved his shooting as a starter to 45.2 percent from the floor and scored 10.1 points per game to go along with 7.0 rebounds. His high-scoring game came in an April 4 start when he scored 23 points across 37 minutes. Murray had a season-high 14 rebounds in a start against Toronto on Oct. 23. That game was one of his seven double-doubles, and he had a total of 12 games with 10 or more boards as he established himself as a strong rebounder for a guard.2016
Murray was selected by the Spurs with the 29th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. He made his NBA debut against the Pelicans on Oct. 29, grabbing two rebounds and dishing one assist in nine minutes off the bench. Murray spent much of his rookie campaign with the Austin Spurs of the D-League. He started all 15 games that he played with Austin, averaging 35.1 minutes of run. Murray was impressive in D-League action, posting per-game averages of 17.2 points, 7.9 boards, 6.2 dimes and 2.0 steals. He also logged 38 games with San Antonio at the NBA level, averaging 8.5 minutes per contest. In the regular season, the 6-foot-4 guard posted per-game NBA averages of 3.4 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists. He exploded for a season-high 24 points against Denver on Jan. 19, making 7 of 11 shots from the field and converting all seven of his free-throw attempts. Murray appeared in 11 postseason contests for the Spurs, averaging 15.3 minutes per game. In the playoffs, he posted per-game averages of 5.7 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals.
June 23, 2016Drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in the 1st round (29th pick) of the 2016 NBA Draft.
July 14, 2016Signed a two-year rookie contract with the San Antonio Spurs.
October 21, 2019Signed a four-year contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs.