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International Spotlight:Dome Dropping Dynamo With Triple threat Swag

Murphy Rodgers @murphyrodgerss . 6'4, C/o 24 from Wellinton College, NZ is dynamic playmaker and scoring machine. A beautiful triple threat scoring option that has the size and strength to battle in seams against most players. Electric and crafty off the bounce. . Lethal shooter from deep but with a high IQ knows when to penetrate and kill the defense with a quick pull-up or mean dime for an easy basket. . With his size and athleticism he can hurt a defense in multiple ways. Shooting, passing and rebounding , as he is built like a man child already.. And an outstanding defender too boot.Murphy is a coach's dream as he will be that guy that can be trusted to do whatever is needed out there. whether its scoring, facilitating to get the team in the right positions to score and then delivering the perfect pass,. Murphy can play off the ball or be a catch and shoot sniper.And takes the challenge to be that lockdown defender when needed to turn the tide of any game..

Last regular season Murphy averaged 25.7 points, 6.2 assists, 5.7 rebounds per game. During the National Tournament Murphy averaged 19.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.9 assists while being the team Captain that led his team to its first ever National Title for the school against some of their best talent in the country.  This was also Murphy's favorite memory . Murphy is a trusted leader and anchor ready to rise on the biggest stage in the biggest moments with poise and control.. Murphy's biggest improvement has to be his passing. Working hard to read defenses better and make game winning plays including the right pass was his main goal, understanding that fueling his teammates with easy buckets off the pick and roll or kick outs to the perrimiture would be a huge part of the drive for a championship. .Already off and rolling this season with 22.7 points, 7.2 assists and 6.4 rebounds. And believe it or not the defense is even better. This stud wants to make a statement  that it was no fluke last season and with fire and passion to repeat ..

What coaches should know, what separates Murphy from the rest is  versatility that makes him able to be a threat in different ways. The opponents will always be guessing at exactly what Murphy will do next.  Murphy is strong enough to get into the lane and finish at the rim even through contact.. Murphy has a fierce mid-range game or be lethal from downtown. Alwaying making great reads on the pick and roll or the savvy to get his teammates exactly where they need to be for the easiest scoring opportunities. .Murphy will be a steal for any mid- to low level D1 or high level D2. . However it's the best fit and opportunity that will matter in the end. Murphy wants to excel on the court and in the classroom.. That's what will help Murphy make his final decision.  . Keep a close eye on Murphy the rest of the season  cause it is a show worth watching every time. 


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