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"There was no movement," O’Connor said. "And I can tell you, just listening to other guys that I talked to that were trying to move [from] the 20s into the early part of [the lottery], they had absolutely no success, either. I could’ve made a trade. But I don’t think you would’ve liked who I traded."


At a glance

Meet Kevin Murphy

Position » Guard

Vitals » 6-foot-7, 185 pounds

College » Tennessee Tech

Numbers » 20.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.3 assists as senior

Strengths » Fearless shooter whose stats improved each season, smooth release, strong jump shot

Weaknesses » Turnover prone shooter from a small college

Role » Scoring wing off bench

Prediction » Thicker, stronger Alec Burks

Recent Jazz draft picks

2012 » Kevin Murphy

2011 » Enes Kanter, Alec Burks

2010 » Gordon Hayward, Jeremy Evans

2009 » Eric Maynor

2008 » Kosta Koufos

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Last 47th picks

2011 » Travis Leslie (Los Angeles Clippers)

2010 » Tiny Gallon (Milwaukee)

2009 » Henk Norel (Minnesota)

2008 » Bill Walker (Washington)

2007 » Dominic McGuire (Washington)

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