Murry wins NBA D-League title

Former Shocker Toure Murry helped Rio Grande Valley, affiliated with the Houston Rockets, win the NBA D-League title. (Associated Press photo)

Former Shocker Toure Murry scored 13 points for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in Saturday’s NBA D-League championship series win over Santa Cruz. The Vipers won 102-91 to win the best-of-3 series 2-0.

Murry registered a triple-double (17 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists) in a Game 1 victory.

Murry averaged 14 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.8 assists in six playoff games, making 33 of 67 shots and 7 of 18 threes. For the season, he averaged 8.3 points, 2.8 assists and 2.5 rebounds. Coaches voted him to the All-Rookie third team and All-Defensive second team.