Shay Murphy

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Shay Murphy
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Phoenix Mercury
Position Shooting guard
League WNBA
Personal information
Born (1985-04-15) April 15, 1985 (age 32)
Canoga Park, California
Nationality American / Montenegrin
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 164 lb (74 kg)
Career information
High school Montclair Prep (Van Nuys, California)
College USC (2003–2007)
WNBA draft 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Minnesota Lynx
Playing career 2007–present
Career history
2007 Minnesota Lynx
2008 Detroit Shock
2008 Washington Mystics
2009–2010 Indiana Fever
2010–2013 Chicago Sky
2011–2012 Ros Casares Valencia
2012–2013 Galatasaray
2013–present Perfumerías Avenida
2014 Phoenix Mercury
2017 Phoenix Mercury
Career highlights and awards
Stats at WNBA.com

Eshaya "Shay" Murphy (born April 15, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She also plays for Perfumerias Avenida in Spain.

Born in Canoga Park, California, Murphy attended college at USC and graduated in 2007. Following her collegiate career, she was selected 15th overall in the 2007 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx. Murphy has a brother George who attend the same high school as her.

The rookie played a reserve role for the Lynx in 2007, averaging 5.2 points and 3.3 rebounds per game. On June 22, 2008 Murphy was traded to the Detroit Shock for LaToya Thomas. On August 12, 2008 Murphy was traded along with Tasha Humphrey to the Washington Mystics for Taj McWilliams-Franklin. After being waived by the Mystics, the Indiana Fever signed her on June 11, 2009. She then played for the Chicago Sky, being signed halfway through the 2011 season.

Murphy signed with Ros Casares Valencia of Euroleague Women for the 2011–2012 season, helping them to win the championship in her Euroleague rookie season. On season 2012-2013 she moved to Galatasaray. On 2013, she moved back to Spain signing with Perfumerias Avenida. In 2014, she signed with the Phoenix Mercury and won a WNBA championship with the team. In 2017, the Mercury would re-acquire Murphy in free agency.[1]

USC statistics[edit]

Source[2]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2003-04 USC 27 154 33.3 25.4 71.1 2.9 0.7 1.6 0.1 5.7
2004-05 USC 31 256 36.6 25.7 68.9 5.4 1.6 1.7 0.2 8.3
2005-06 USC 31 546 42.5 34.0 78.5 7.3 1.6 2.4 0.3 17.6
2006-07 USC 30 536 36.4 31.2 85.8 8.4 2.4 2.1 0.5 17.9
Career USC 119 1492 38.2 30.6 78.8 6.1 1.6 2.0 0.3 12.5

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