After missing the entire 2018-19 season due to an ACL injury, Murray kicked off the 2019-20 season with a bang, racking up 37 points, 18 rebounds, 10 assists and five steals in the season's first two games. That included a 19-point effort with 10 rebounds against Washington on Oct. 26. On Nov. 7, Murray recorded a career-high 10 assists along with 17 points against the Thunder. Murray went on to have his best NBA season yet, rewarding the Spurs for their patience with career-high averages of 10.9 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.7 steals over the course of 66 games (58 starts). The University of Washington product finished tied for fourth in the NBA in total steals with 111. That included 35 multi-steal games, and he recorded a season-high six swipes in a Mar. 8 effort against Cleveland. He also set new personal bests in terms of efficiency both from the field (46.2 percent) and from the free-throw line (79.8 percent). Murray delivered double-digit points 39 times, clearing 20 points on four of those occasions. On Feb. 11, Murray delivered a career-high 25 points alongside nine rebounds, three assists and a steal against Oklahoma City. On Aug. 13, Murray racked up a career-high 14 rebounds along with 12 points and seven assists.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, $64 million contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs.