Dejounte Murray: I told Zion Williamson I'm going to push him (2024)

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July 9, 2024-by HoopsHype

By HoopsHype | July 9, 2024

Will Guillory: Dejounte Murray on Zion Williamson: “That’s our superstar. … I told him I’m going to push him.”
Source: Twitter @WillGuillory

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Ball Don’t Lie @Balldontlie
First look at Dejounte Murray in a Pelicans uniform 👀
(via @PelicansNBA)
pic.twitter.com/mKntTP9b9l5:52 PM

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Christian Clark @cclark_13
The Pelicans introduced Dejounte Murray on Tuesday. One of Murray’s teammates was in attendance. Zion Williamson sat on the first row.
“That’s our superstar,” Murray said. “I’m excited to push him. I told him, ‘I’m going to push him.’ ” nola.com/sports/pelican…5:44 PM

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Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer
“When we talked about opportunities for us to improve, the vast majority of those questions ended with one answer: Dejounte Murray.” #Pelicans introduced point guard at Tuesday press conference. Article: neworlns.co/3WinwvH3:44 PM

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Mike Vorkunov @MikeVorkunov
Interesting story from Pelicans EVP David Griffin today: Rich Paul told him at Klutch pro day that Pelicans should go get Dejounte Murray. Griffin said Pelicans tried to get him at trade deadline but couldn’t make a deal work. Paul told Griffin that Murray was excited about N.O. – 1:42 PM

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Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer
In his 2021-22 season prior to joining Hawks, Dejounte Murray finished fourth in #NBA in assists (career-high 9.2 per game) with Spurs. No #Pelicans player has finished in the top 10 in assists since Jrue Holiday ranked ninth (7.7 apg) in 2018-19 – 1:18 PM

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Oleh Kosel @OlehKosel
Dejounte Murray has been quite impressive today. There are real vibes of the Pelicans landing a genuine leader, both on and off the court.
It feels like the Pelicans have landed a true rudder for a core of Zion, BI, Trey and the rest of the roster — this is huge!! – 12:31 PM

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Will Guillory @WillGuillory
Dejounte Murray said he’s been in communication with Brandon Ingram this offseason.
He said Ingram called him the morning of the trade and asked if he thought the deal was going through. – 12:26 PM

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Oleh Kosel @OlehKosel
Dejounte Murray says it wasn’t his intentions to get the #5 jersey from Herb Jones when he reached out to the All-NBA defender. However, Herb told him
He had no attachments to the #.
Murray told media he’s going to take care of Herb for the gesture of being able to wear #5. – 12:21 PM

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Oleh Kosel @OlehKosel
Dejounte Murray tells us he’s going to push Zion Williamson. They’ve already had multiple conversations.
“That’s our superstar.” – 12:12 PM

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Will Guillory @WillGuillory
Dejounte Murray on Zion Williamson:
“That’s our superstar. … I told him I’m going to push him.” – 12:12 PM

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Christian Clark @cclark_13
David Griffin said Rich Paul told him at Klutch Pro Day earlier this summer that the Pelicans “needed to go get Dejounte Murray.” – 12:07 PM

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Oleh Kosel @OlehKosel
Zion Williamson and Dejounte Murray embrace in a hug before we get started. pic.twitter.com/ypIVC8FYmr12:03 PM

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Will Guillory @WillGuillory
Zion Williamson is here for Dejounte Murray’s introductory press conference pic.twitter.com/hcmasWLANk12:01 PM

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Oleh Kosel @OlehKosel
Zion Williamson is here at the Dejounte Murray introductory press conference pic.twitter.com/Q0PvTEkURm12:01 PM

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Christian Clark @cclark_13
Zion Williamson here at the Dejounte Murray intro presser. – 12:00 PM

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Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer
Based on current rosters, #NBA teams with the most members listed on @Ringernba ranking of league’s top 100 players:
#Pelicans 6 (Williamson, Ingram, Murray, Jones, McCollum, Murphy)
Celtics 6
Timberwolves 6 – 11:29 AM

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Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer
#Pelicans trade addition Dejounte Murray is “all basketball,” fiercely dedicated to making the most of his #NBA career. NBA.com writer @mikecwright, who covered Murray closely in San Antonio, provides more insight on the pro in this Q&A: neworlns.co/4cX6uJ3 pic.twitter.com/Im3UsUKUAN10:34 AM

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“That’s our superstar,” Murray said about Williamson. “I’m excited to push him. I told him, ‘I’m going to push him.’ -via New Orleans Times-Picayune / July 9, 2024

Jim Eichenhofer: Dejounte Murray on Herb Jones: “He’s a dog, a competitor. He loves the game. He takes pride in any matchup he has… I was telling my family, we’re going to be arguing about who gets to guard the best player (on the opposing team).” -via Twitter @Jim_Eichenhofer / July 9, 2024

Will Guillory: Dejounte Murray on Herb Jones: “He’s legit. I want to challenge him. I want him to challenge me, starting in practice. I want to be on First Team All-Defense with him. That’s something I’ve been preaching since the trade happened.” -via Twitter @WillGuillory / July 9, 2024

Lastly, the New Orleans Pelicans are interested in signing Beasley to stretch the floor around Zion Williamson, league sources told HoopsHype. The Pelicans are also eying a trade for a center while clearing some salary off their books. -via HoopsHype / July 6, 2024

Adrian Wojnarowski: New Orleans was 0-24 when trailing entering the fourth and 2-14 in close games and see Murray as a player who can generate offense late in games. Pels remain committed to core that includes Zion Williamson and CJ McCollum. Pels are trying to find common ground with Brandon Ingram -via Twitter @wojespn / June 28, 2024

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