WICHITA, Kan.- Former Wichita State men’s basketball player Toure’ Murry will begin the 2013-14 NBA season as a member of the New York Knicks.
Murry, who signed a non-guaranteed contract with the Knicks in September, earned his way onto the roster with his play during the NBA summer league and preseason. Through five preseason games, he is averaging 10.2 points, including a 16-point effort against the Boston Celtics on Oct. 12.
A four-year letterman, Murry averaged 11.1 points and 4.5 rebounds during his Shocker career. He is also the program’s all-time leader in assists with 430.
The Knicks play their final preseason game on Friday against the Charlotte Bobcats and open the regular-season on Wed., Oct. 30 against the Milwaukee Bucks.