Trey Murphy Rumors
And remember, people within the front office adore their trio of young wings — Trey Murphy III, Didi Louzada and Naji Marshall. If the defensive struggles continue, Green will have to find more time to play his defensive wings, which ultimately may take away from Lewis getting the playing time he needs to grow. If Lewis improves in some key areas, all of this may be a moot point. But it’s easy to see a scenario next season where fans are complaining for the second year in a row about the lack of minutes Lewis is getting off the bench. That’ll be something to keep an eye on.
Eliot Clough: Trey Murphy on a outside-of-basketball pull for him to go to New Orleans: “I love food. I’m very excited for the beignets and the gumbo. I’m not gonna eat it too much, because it’s not the healthiest thing. … But I’ll get my fair share.”
Oleh Kosel: Trajan Langdon says that both Trey Murphy III and Herbert Jones expressed a real desire to come to New Orleans, and that was key from the make-up package of potential prospects that the Pelicans were very interested in adding from the 2021 NBA Draft.
Oleh Kosel: Trajan Langdon describes Trey Murphy III as a high-character player with a high IQ. In addition, Murphy did well in the interview process and during his workout with the Pelicans. “He had a really good workout. Shot the ball really well.”