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Isaiah Murphy

Nationality: Japanese
Date of Birth: 1998-04-10

Height: 6'5" / 196cm
Weight: 88kg 


  • Birthplace: Okinawa, Japan

  • 2017: ACCAC D2 Tournament Winner

  • 2017: NJCAA D2 District I Champion

  • 2017: NJCAA D2 Elite Eight 

  • 2017: Japanese U19 National Team

  • 2017: World Cup U19 in Cairo (Egypt)

  • 2018: NJCAA D2 District I Champion

  • 2018: NJCAA D2 All-Region 1 First Team

  • 2018: All-ACCAC D2 First Team

  • 2018: NJCAA D2 All-Tournament Team

  • 2018: ACCAC D2 Regular Season Runner-Up

  • 2018: ACCAC D2 Champion

  • 2018: NJCAA D2 Finalist

  • 2020: B1 Rising Star (game cancelled due to COVID)

  • 2021: B1 All-Rookie First Team (Top 5)

  • 2022: Trained with the Japan National Team


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  • Isaiah is an elite, athletic guard, who can play the point or be a scorer for his team.

  • Isaiah's length is an advantage and sets him apart from other guards in the B-League.  

  • Isaiah thrives in an up-tempo environment and is dominant in transition. 

  • He can beat his man off the dribble and loves to drive to the basket.

  • He is a confident 3 pt shooter and consistently shoots  over 30% from beyond the arc.

  • Isaiah is a constant defensive threat on the floor.

  • He knows how to use his strong body to keep pressure on his opponents at all times. 

  • Isaiah plays with passion and loves to win.

  • He will do whatever it takes, and play whatever role is required of him, to help his team beat their rival.

  • Isaiah can be relied upon to bring energy to the court, whether he is starting or playing the role of a dependable sixth man.

  • Isaiah enjoys any opportunity to engage with his community.

  • He speaks fluent English and conversational Japanese. 

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2023-24: Hiroshima Dragonflies (Japan-B1 League)


47 games: 4.2PPG, 2.1RPG, 52.5%2FGP, 34.1%3FGP

2022-23: Hiroshima Dragonflies (Japan-B1 League)

62 games: 5.3ppg, 2.0rpg, 1.1apg, FGP: 53.5%, 3PT: 32.8%, FT: 48.8%

2021-2022: Hiroshima Dragonflies (Japan-B1 League)

28 games: 5.7ppg, 2.5rpg, 2.0apg, FGP: 42.1%, 3PT: 24.0%, FT: 46.9%


2020-2021: Hiroshima Dragonflies (Japan-B1 League):

55 games: 9.6ppg, 2.7rpg, 2.1apg, FGP: 43.7%, 3PT: 32.6%, FT: 67.2%

2019-2020: Eastern New Mexico University (NCAA2):

27 games: 8.1ppg, 2.6rpg, 1.4apg, FGP: 37.8%, 3PT: 31.3%, FT: 66.7% 2020-202

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