Who Is Nate Murray? Dejounte Murray Brother-Age Gap And Family

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Dejounte Murray, the elder brother of Nate Murray, plays in the NBA for the Atlanta Hawks as a point guard and shooting guard.

Dejounte Murray is an NBA star who was born on September 19, 1996, in Seattle, Washington. 

The Atlanta Hawks recently played Boston Celtics on April 28, 2023, only to lose 120 to 128 as Murray managed to score 14 points in 38 minutes.

Furthermore, the point guard just had one basketball college career under his belt before being drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in 2016.

Dejounte Murray With His Daughter
Dejounte Murray With His Daughter (Source: Instagram)

The Seattle native is also the Spurs’ franchise leader in career triple-doubles.

Before all the glamour, he had a difficult childhood as his mother was in and out of prison while his father was barely present.

Despite his childhood trauma Dejounte Murray is a family man and has two daughters, Riley, And Icelynn Mercedes Murray. 

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Dejounte has faced a lot of adversities in his life with his family. Hence, he takes good care of his family.

The 6-foot-5-inch basketball player has two young siblings; Nate Murray and Ja’ Caiyah Murray.

He loves them and manages to shower his affection on his young siblings.

The Hawks shooting guard often posts about his family on his social media posts and also has given expensive gifts to his brother and sister.

Nate really looks up to his elder brother Dejounte and has also done very well in his studies.

Dejounte even surprised Nate with the latest model of Dodge Challenger in 2019 due to his love for him.

Likewise, the NBA star has also gifted luxury items to his sister. He gave a new automobile to her sister Ja’Caiyah Murray on her 18th birthday.

Although the former Spurs have two wonderful siblings, the Murray siblings were four: Tesha Murray, the oldest sister of the group.

Dejounte Murray With Sister
Dejounte Murray With Sister (Source: Instagram)

Unfortunately, Tesha was taken away from this world at a young age in 2022. However, the Murray family has kept the information disclosed and doesn’t want to share much about the incident.

Despite his past and his mistakes, Dejounte Murray is also trying to rekindle his relationship with his father.

Moreover, he seems to be fascinated by cars, as he also gifted his father a truck on Father’s Day in 2022.

The video went viral on social media, and his father’s reaction was priceless. Hopefully, Murray had rekindled their relationship.

Dejounte Murray Injuries

Murray has also had problems with injuries and often has missed games due to his knees and ankles.

One of the major injuries he suffered in his career was when playing for the San Antonio Spurs.

Dejounte Murray Training
Dejounte Murray Training (Source: Instagram)

He tore an ACL in his right knee when playing a preseason friendly game for San Antonio Spurs against Houston Rockets in 2018.

Moreover, Murray had to use a wheelchair to get around after the injury. However, despite the setbacks, you can see how good the point guard is and is thriving for the Atlanta Hawks.

Chanda Rai
Chanda Rai

Chanda Rai

Chanda Rai is a dedicated writer with a keen interest in uncovering the stories behind the athletes and events that shape the sports world. Her articles offer readers a comprehensive look at the people, trends, and developments that define the world of sports.


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