Allen Murphy

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Allen Murphy
Personal information
Born (1952-07-15) July 15, 1952 (age 65)
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
Playing career 1975–1976
Position Shooting guard
Number 20
Career history
1975–1976 Kentucky Colonels
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 ft 4½ in (1.95 m) 190 lb (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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