Allen Murphy

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Allen Murphy
No. 20
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1952-07-15) July 15, 1952 (age 62)
Birmingham, Alabama
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school A. H. Parker
(Birmingham, Alabama)
College Louisville (1972–1975)
NBA draft 1975 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35th overall
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
Pro career 1975–1976
Career history
1975–1976 Kentucky Colonels (ABA)
1976 Los Angeles Lakers
Stats at

Allen Murphy (born July 15, 1952) is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Murphy was a 6'4½" (1.95 m) 190 lbs (86 kg) guard and at played shooting guard for the University of Louisville Cardinals of whom he was part of their 1975 Final Four team. He had a short stint with the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA career[edit]

Murphy played shortly in the NBA after being drafted by the Phoenix Suns in 1975 in the 2nd round. He never played a game for Phoenix but played a couple of games with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1976-77 NBA season. Murphy also had a 29-game stint with the American Basketball Association's Kentucky Colonels in 1975-76.


Murphy attended Parker High School in Birmingham, Alabama.

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