US men defeat Iran 3-1 in USA Volleyball Cup

LOS ANGELES (AP) Olympian Matt Anderson had 23 points and the U.S. men's national team beat Iran 27-25, 25-21, 27-29, 25-17 in the opening match of the USA Volleyball Cup at USC's Galen Center on Saturday night. Opposite Murphy Troy, who played for the Trojans, added 16 points on 16 kills before an estimated 5,230 fans. The series of exhibitions between the two teams are...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran guard Fisher signs deal with Mavs

DALLAS (AP) -- Veteran point guard Derek Fisher has signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks after passing a physical on Thursday. To make room on their 15-man roster, the Mavericks waived Troy Murphy, who had averaged 4.6 points and 3.5 rebounds in 14 games. The 38-year-old Fisher was a free agent after playing last season with the Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City. Dallas...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Mavericks Waive Troy Murphy To Sign Derek Fisher

Troy Murphy averaged 4.6 points and 3.5 rebounds in 18.3 minutes over 14 games before being waived to create a roster spot for Derek Fisher.
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Buzz Wire – November 29, 2012

November 29 The Mavericks, who had 15 guaranteed contracts, will release forward Troy Murphy to create a roster spot for Fisher, a source said. -ESPN
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Murphy leaves 1st Mavs start because of illness

Mavericks forward Troy Murphy is out of his first start of the season. Murphy made his first start in 11 games since joining Dallas in Wednesday night's game against the New York Knicks. He played nearly 18 minutes, but didn't return after halftime because of an upper respiratory illness. Murphy was 0-for-3 shooting, all on 3-pointers and made both of his free throws. He...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Pacers back on track by routing Mavs

Things couldn't have gotten much worse for the Pacers, so it was good to see them get an easy win against a team they have been very incestuous with, the Dallas Mavericks (103-83).Mavs coach Rick Carlisle used to be the Pacers' head coach. Former Pacers head coach Jim O'Brien is now an assistant coach for the Mavs. Darren Collison and Dahntay Jones from the Pacers effectively...
Via Pacers Pulse
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Eddie Curry released by Mavericks

Eddy Curry, we hardly knew ya. The Dallas Mavericks decided to release the center hopeful Friday, sources told The move coincides with the decision to sign veteran power forward Troy Murphy to a one-year deal. This latest cut marks two releases for Curry in a season that's two games old. The San Antonio Spurs had Curry during the preseason before letting...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Mavericks sign PF Murphy

DALLAS - The only thing Dallas needs as much as back-court help is, well, front-court help. So in comes the idea of Troy Murphy, and maybe the best thing we can say about him: Murphy carries with him The Rick Carlisle Seal of Approval ... The Dallas Mavericks loss to the Jazz on Wednesday was the second night of a back-to-back. If you didnt already know that then you could probably...
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November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Troy Murphy Signs With Mavericks

Troy Murphy has signed a one-year deal with the Mavericks.
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November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Darko is Still the Serbian Gangster

Darko is already winning over fans in Boston. He has already said that if he has to kill someone on the court for the Celtics to win, he's ready to do that. As much as I loved Perk's attitude, he's never offered to murder anyone. He just scares them off. But Darko's serious here. They don't call him the Serbian Gangster for nothing. Most Celtics fans were...
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October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers' showdown with Thunder nears

The Lakers know their next opponent, assuming they have a next opponent. The 92-88 victory in the Lakers' Game 4 in Denver on Sunday night moved them one step away from the second round, where the Oklahoma City Thunder await. Oklahoma City eliminated the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks 4-0 to earn the right to face the Denver-Lakers winner in the second round. If the...
Via Fox Sports West
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Nuggets Make It A Series With Win In Denver

Photo courtesy of Doug Pensinger, Getty ImagesNote to Andrew Bynum: It’s okay to participate in the game before halftime. Otherwise, you’re just a late arrival to Party McGee.Note to Kobe Bryant: When you’ve hit just three 3–pointers in seven attempts, you should stop and try something else, like getting to the rim. You’re crafty. You’re talented. You’re the Mamba for...
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May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

USC's Ciarelli named volleyball player of year

USC outside hitter Tony Ciarelli, who will lead the Trojans in the NCAA men's volleyball Final Four, was announced as the national player of the year by the American Volleyball Coaches Assn. Ciarelli, a 6-foot-6 senior from Huntington Beach, became the second consecutive USC player to win the award. Former Trojan Murphy Troy won in 2011. Ciarelli is the sixth USC player to...
Via Fox Sports West
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers Bookend Regular Season With Losses

Photo courtesy of Ezra Shaw, Getty ImagesTonight’s game was so meaningless, not even Lawrence Tanter and James Worthy made it to the pre-game show on KCAL 9. The Lakers had locked up the third seed in the Western Conference two days ago, so Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum predictably sat out the last game of the season. Without their big three in the starting line-up, Metta...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

USC's Ciarelli named MPSF volleyball player of year

USC senior Tony Ciarelli, who has helped lead the USC mens volleyball team to a No. 1 ranking, was selected Mountain Pacific Sports Federation player of the year. Ciarelli, a 6-foot 6-inch outside hitter from Huntington Beach, leads the nation in aces at 0.60 a game. He is fourth in kills (.403). Ciarelli is the second consecutive Trojan to win the conference player of the year...
Via Fox Sports West
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Bynum remains game-time decision vs. Nets

After suffering what the Lakers termed a "moderate sprain" in his left ankle, Andrew Bynum remains a game-time decision for Tuesday's matchup against the New Jersey Nets. He missed morning shootaround to receive anti-inflammatory treatment to minimize the swelling on his ankle, said Lakers spokesman John Black. Coach Mike Brown will turn to the Lakers' training...
Via Fox Sports West
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Bynum listed as day-to-day

Andrew Bynums sprained left ankle was not considered serious enough to follow up with an MRI exam, and the Lakers are officially listing their center as day-to-day before Tuesdays game against New Jersey. Bynum was injured Sunday against Golden State after an awkward landing while trying to block the shot of Warriors power forward David Lee. X-rays were negative at the time. Bynum...
Via Fox Sports West
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers' Troy Murphy could start at center Tuesday

It hasn't been the easiest season for Troy Murphy. He has slipped in and out of the rotation, averaging 3.3 points and 3.4 rebounds, though he might be the Lakers' starting center Tuesday against New Jersey. There are early indications Andrew Bynum won't be out long with a moderately sprained left ankle, but Murphy started at center when the Lakers took the court for...
Via Fox Sports West
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers Win Sunday Shootout Over Warriors

Photo courtesy of Stephen Dunn, Getty ImagesLakers won 120-112, which means the absence of two things – defense and tacos for the Staples Center attendees. Based on how lackluster the Lakers’ play has been of late, however, the fans may not have minded tonight’s game so much, tacos or not.It was an entertaining game, with the Lakers leading by as much as 15 points and then...
Via Laker Nation
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Los Lakers Too Much for El Heat in Sunday Win

Photo courtesy of Harry How from Getty Images                The buzzer sounded to signal the end of the third quarter. Frustrated with his last miss, Lebron James shoved the closest player in front of him, innocent bystander, Troy Murphy. Seeing this, Pau Gasol stepped in and pushed Lebron James back, which was followed by Udonis Haslem pushing Gasol. In came Metta...
Via Laker Nation
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Brown Settles On Bench Rotation For Lakers

The second unit features Andrew Bynum playing with Steve Blake, Troy Murphy, Matt Barnes and Andrew Goudelock.
Via RealGM
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers Road Struggles Continue In Phoenix

Getty Images | Christian PetersenThe latter part of the third quarter had all the makings of a huge comeback for the Lakers – 27 points down, everything going the home team’s way and then suddenly Kobe Bryant stepped in and led a 15-4 run to decrease the deficit to a manageable 15 points. After putting their collective foot on the Lakers’ neck, the Phoenix Suns suddenly went...
Via Laker Nation
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers Continue Dominance At Home Against Suns

Getty Images | Harry How When it comes to the Phoenix Suns, Kobe Bryant is always ready to unleash his fury; fury over the team who eliminated his Lakers from the playoffs many years ago; fury over the guy who took back-to-back regular season MVPs that could have, should have been his. It doesn’t matter if the Suns personnel has changed, or the capabilities of the team has gone...
Via Laker Nation
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Comments from the other side - Lakers 2/9

Even though the Celtics lost, these comments are kind of fun since most of the comments all game were bashing their own players and team.   Lots of complaints about the refs for a team that took 20 free throws to FIVE for the other team, and the Celtics didn't get one single free throw in the second half.  I know that reading these comments aren't nearly as much fun after...
Via Celtics Life
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics Can’t Beat LA In Overtime Affair

The Celtics fell to their longtime rival the Los Angeles Lakers in overtime tonight in a 88-87 loss. The Lakers and Celtics both showed just how flawed their rosters were tonight with the Laker relying on the likes of Troy Murphy, Steve Blake, and Meta World Peace to play fairly big minutes and the Celtics [...]
Via CLNS Radio
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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