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Get to Know Jamal Murray from

We’ve talked a lot about Jamal Murray around these parts, but you probably don’t “really” know him just yet.  I mean, I couldn’t tell you much more about the cape-wearing Canadian other than his stats from the overtime victory over Team USA in the Pan-Am games (22 points, 6 assists).

That’s why we have  In this edition of their “Meet the Wildcats” series, Murray talks about his family, the people who taught him to love basketball.  Some of his earliest memories go back to watching his Father, a track athlete, work out at the gym.

“He’s very competitive so I just remember bits and pieces of him yelling or something like that during a shot,” Murray said. “He’s real athletic. He’s always been around me on the court. Every time I’m on the court in the summertime he’ll come and train me or practice with me. We’ve always been on the court together.”

If this article doesn’t help you get to know him enough, hang around for two more days.  Thursday is the day the preseason interview embargo is lifted and you can discover all of the awesomeness we’ve had to keep secret for the past six weeks.


Article written by Nick Roush

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