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Troy Murphy Jr RHP Q/A

Troy Murphy Jr

Rolling Hills Prep 


Instagram: @icytj_ 

  1. Do you have a pregame ritual? 

I eat candy and pray to God 

  1. What aspect of basketball brings you the most joy?

The culture. From togetherness to the crowd to the hard work. I love it all.

  1. If you could have dinner with one celebrity, who would it be?

Lil Yachty 

  1. Who is the best dancer on the team?


  1. What is your favorite professional basketball team?

OKC Thunder!!!

  1. Who is your celebrity crush? 


  1. Who would you like to trade places with for one day and why?

Russell Westbrook. I would love to play against other NBA players and DOMINATE!

  1. What are your aspirations as a player?

My aspiration is to get a scholarship through basketball, play professional basketball, and help my mom retire as early as possible

  1. How would you describe your coach?

He is the most humble person I know. He cares so much about his players to the point where it’s unreal. He is a very hard-working man. He’s like an uncle to me

  1. Are you superstitious? 

Not really. I trust God 

  1. How do you want your teammates to remember you?

A player who leads by example and vocally and someone they feel they can always talk to. Also, that I am a real fun guy

  1. Who are some artists in your pregame playlist? 

Young Dolph and Key Glock, NLE Choppa, DaBaby and Stunna 4 Vegas, Lil Gotit 

  1. What is your go-to pregame meal? 

A bowl of fruits 

  1. What’s your biggest strength as a player? 

My athleticism 

  1. What is a movie you can quote from start to finish?

Monsters Inc. In Japanese 

  1. If you could have one superpower, what would it be?


  1. Who is the most underrated player on your team? 

Evan Jin 

  1. What shows are you currently into? 

None at all 

  1. Do you have any strange phobias? 

Clowns and dolls 

  1. What accomplishment are you most proud of?

Winning 3 championships in 3 years 

  1. What is something you can’t live without? 

The Bible 

  1. What is your favorite social media platform? 


  1. Outside of basketball, what is one skill you’d like to master?


  1. Fondest memory of your high school career? 

Building a family with the basketball program