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Calvin Murphy


Hall of Popularity point safeguard and 1979 All-Star who played for the Rockets in NORTH PARK and Houston. He was a global course baton twirler at Connecticut’s Norwalk SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. At 5’9″, he became among the shortest NBA Hall of Famers ever. He wedded Vernetta Murphy in 1975. Along with Pete Maravich and Rick Support, he was among the Three Ms, university golf ball All-Americans in 1970.

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Full Name Calvin Murphy
Date Of Birth May 9, 1948
Place Of Birth Norwalk, CT
Height 1.75 m
Weight 72 kg
Profession Basketball Player
Education Niagara University, Norwalk High School
Nationality American
Spouse Phyllis Davidson, Vernetta Murphy
Parents Ina Miller
Awards NBA All-Rookie Team, National Basketball Association Awards - J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award
Movies NBA Hardwood Classics: Below the Rim
Star Sign Taurus

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1 Has 14 illegitimate children by 9 different women.



ESPN SportsCentury 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
1979 NBA All-Star Game 1979 TV Special Himself

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