Toure Murry had a solid college career for Wichita State, but went undrafted in the 2012 NBA Draft after averaging 12.2 points per game in his senior season.
That being said, he still made it to the NBA, and played his rookie season for the New York Knicks in the 2013-14 season.
He averaged 2.7 points and 1.0 assists per contest in 51 games.
On Sept. 6, SNY’s Ian Begley (h/t Hoops Rumors ) shared that Murray has retired from basketball.
Begley: “Ture Murray has announced his retirement after a nine-year professional career. Murray, who played for the Knicks in 2013-14 and starred at Wichita State, is interested in coaching at the college or professional level. Here is Murray’s statement: “
Begley also shared Murry’s lengthy statement.
Murray opened: “When I first picked up a basketball at age 5, it was the time I felt alive. Basketball really helped me become the person I wanted to be. It was time to prepare. Some of my accomplishments include a 4-year career at Wichita State, a bachelor’s degree, 10 seasons as a pro. , a total of 56 NBA games played with the Kookies, Wizards and Utah Jazz. I have played in more than 10 countries including Kuwait, Italy, Portugal, Germany, Sweden, Greece, Turkey, Bosnia, Ukraine, etc… 2 NBA G League Championships, And I got 2 overseas championships (Mexico and Bosnia).”
After the Knicks, he played five games in the 2015 season against the Washington Wizards and Utah Jazz.
It was the last time he played in the NBA.
“It is with bittersweetness that I announce my retirement from basketball today,” added Murray.
Begley added that Murray wants to be a college or professional basketball coach.