NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 106, Charlotte 73

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant scored 24 points Tuesday to lead six Lakers in double figures in Los Angeles' 106-73 romp over Charlotte.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 96, Utah 71

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant scored 26 points and Pau Gasol added 22 to give the Los Angeles Lakers a 96-71 win over Utah Tuesday.

Troy Murphy to sign with Celtics

BOSTON, March 1 (UPI) -- Veteran free-agent forward Troy Murphy will sign a contract with the Boston Celtics once he clears waivers, The Boston Globe reported Tuesday.

NBA: New Jersey 89, Atlanta 82

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Devin Harris popped in 22 points, handed out eight assists and hauled down six rebounds Sunday, pacing the New Jersey Nets to an 89-82 win over Atlanta.

Ariza goes to Hornets in four-team trade

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Forward Trevor Ariza went from Houston to New Orleans Wednesday in a five-player deal involving the Hornets, the Rockets, the Pacers and the New Jersey Nets.

NBA: Indiana 115, New Jersey 102

INDIANAPOLIS, April 10 (UPI) -- Troy Murphy and Danny Granger combined for 47 points Saturday as the Indiana Pacers posted a 115-102 decision over New Jersey.

NBA: Indiana 113, New York 105

INDIANAPOLIS, April 7 (UPI) -- Danny Granger poured in 33 points and yanked down seven rebounds Wednesday as the Indiana Pacers defeated New York 113-105.

NBA: Indiana 133, Houston 102

INDIANAPOLIS, April 4 (UPI) -- Roy Hibbert pumped in 20 points and Josh McRoberts added 18 Sunday as the Indiana Pacers decimated Houston 133-102.

NBA: Indiana 102, Sacramento 95

INDIANAPOLIS, March 30 (UPI) -- Danny Granger poured in 33 points -- including 25 in the second half -- as the Indiana Pacers squeezed past Sacramento 102-95.

NBA: Indiana 98, Detroit 83

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 23 (UPI) -- Danny Granger pumped in 32 points and Brandon Rush added 20 Tuesday, keying the Indiana Pacers' 98-83 victory over Detroit.

NBA: Indiana 121, Oklahoma City 101

INDIANAPOLIS, March 21 (UPI) -- Danny Granger put in 32 points Sunday, powering the Indiana Pacers to a 121-101 rout of Oklahoma City.

NBA: Indiana 99, Charlotte 94

INDIANAPOLIS, March 16 (UPI) -- Danny Granger pumped in 26 points and collected eight rebounds as the Indiana Pacers held on for a 99-94 victory over Charlotte Tuesday.

NBA: Milwaukee 98, Indiana 94

MILWAUKEE, March 14 (UPI) -- Jerry Stackhouse popped in 20 points off the bench Sunday, helping the Milwaukee Bucks to a 98-94 victory over Indiana.

NBA: Indiana 107, Philadelphia 96

INDIANAPOLIS, March 9 (UPI) -- Dahntay Jones scored 25 points Tuesday, picking up the slack for suspended Danny Granger and helping the Indiana Pacers to a 107-96 win over Philadelphia.

NBA: Phoenix 113, Indiana 105

PHOENIX, March 7 (UPI) -- Amare Stoudemire registered 30 points and Grant Hill added 22 Saturday as the Phoenix Suns handled Indiana 113-105.
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Troy Murphy
Indiana Pacers center Troy Murphy (L) shoots over Washington Wizards forward Antawn Jamison (R) at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis April 18, 2007. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)

Troy Brandon Murphy (born May 2, 1980) is an American professional basketball player who plays center and power forward. Murphy was born in Morristown, New Jersey but grew up in Sparta Township located in northwest New Jersey. He attended the Delbarton School for four years before moving on to the University of Notre Dame, where he was a two-time consensus All-American before declaring himself for the 2001 NBA Draft.

Murphy was a three-time all-county and two-time All-State performer for the prestigious Delbarton School in Morristown and coach Dan Whalen. His breakout year was as a sophomore when he averaged 20.5 points per game and 11.8 rebounds, earning first team all-county honors. He followed up his sophomore year with a successful junior campaign, averaging 23.5 points and 10.5 rebounds and All-State honors. His senior year would be his most successful season as he led Delbarton to a 20–6 record and the state quarterfinals. For the season he averaged 33.0 points per game (on 56.8 percent shooting), to lead the state in scoring along with 14.8 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game. At the end of the season he was named Morris County Player of the Year by the Newark Star-Ledger and the most valuable player for his team at the prestigious Capital Classic in Washington, D.C..

Murphy played college basketball at the University of Notre Dame.

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