Tod Murphy

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Tod Murphy
Personal information
Born (1963-12-24) December 24, 1963 (age 53)
Long Beach, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Lakewood (Lakewood, California)
College UC Irvine (1982–1986)
NBA draft 1986 / Round: 3 / Pick: 53rd overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career 1987–1998
Position Power forward / Center
Number 46, 4, 9, 41
Career history
1987 Los Angeles Clippers
1987–1988 Albany Patroons (CBA)
1988–1989 BBV Collado Villalba (Spain)
19891992 Minnesota Timberwolves
1992–1993 Rochester Renegade (CBA)
1993–1994 Detroit Pistons
1994 Golden State Warriors
1994 Kleenex Pistoia (Italy)
1994–1995 Valvi Girona (Spain)
1995 Larissa (Greece)
1995–1996 Nuova Tirrena Roma (Italy)
1996–1998 Daiwa Securities Hot Blizzards (Japan)
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Tod James Murphy (born December 24, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 3rd round (53rd overall) of the 1986 NBA Draft.[1] A 6'9" center-forward from the University of California, Irvine, Murphy played in 5 NBA seasons for 4 different teams. He played for the Los Angeles Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Detroit Pistons and Golden State Warriors.

In his NBA career, Murphy played in 191 games and scored a total of 1,049 points. On March 17, 1990, as a member of the Timberwolves, he scored a career-high 24 points against the Los Angeles Lakers.

After serving as an assistant coach for his alma mater at UC Irvine,[2][3] Murphy was announced as the head coach at Gordon College on June 16, 2009.[4][5]


  1. ^ Tod Murphy Timberwoves Feature
  2. ^ Tod Murphy Position:Assistant Coach
  3. ^ Tod Murphy right at home with Anteaters[dead link], article dated August 28, 2003
  4. ^ Tod Murphy Named New Gordon College Basketball Coach, release dated June 16, 2009.
  5. ^ Meeting New Coach Tod Murphy]

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