Kamari Murphy is Scaligera Basket‘s new American champion. Born in Brooklyn, 29 years old, Murphy is a 206 centimetres tall centre who played last season with GTK Gliwice in the highest Polish championship. Scaligera Basket Verona, also known as Tezenis Verona for sponsorship reasons, is Verona’s main basketball club, currently playing in Serie A2.
Murphy‘s school career began at the Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn (New York). His professional career begins in the G-League with the Long Island Nets, which serves as an antechamber to experiences in Europe. In the 2019/20 season he signs in Germany with Rasta Vechta. He also stays in Germany in the following sports season, signing with the Fraport Skyliners, before moving to Kalev Cramo in Estonia. In the 2022/23 championship he plays for GTK Gliwice in Poland.
The first Kamari Murphy’s statement:
‘I am really excited about this new adventure in Verona. I feel I’m at a point in my career where I’m ready for it, to make myself available to my younger teammates as well. And then living in a city like Verona, getting to know its monuments and culture will be wonderful‘.
Scaligera coach Alessandro Ramagli and Scaligera vice-president Giorgio Pedrollo are enthusiastic: ‘Kamari Murphy is certainly an important addition to our roster. He is the player we were looking for to complete our group‘.