Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/19/14
(Eds: Updates with more details and quotes.) By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer Jack Murphy was not what you would call a star on his high school basketball team. His duties: Laundry, towels, hand out water, practice hard. His line: One game, two free throws. ''When you're in high school and every girl you want to date is in the stands seeing you hand out water, it's not a good thing,'' Murphy said. ''It hurt my dating game, but it helped out my passion for basketball and what I'm doing today.'' It sure did. Parlaying his high school managerial duties into something much bigger, Murphy went on to work under some of the best minds in basketball: Lute Olson at Arizona, George Karl with the Denver Nuggets and Josh Pastner at Memphis. Taking what he learned from those coaches and combining it with his own (fascination) for basketball, Murphy, the player who wasn't good enough to play on his high school team, now has his own team after becoming the new head coach at Northern Ari...
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