And our 1st Import Player for ABL 9 is Murphy Burnatowski, who represents Canadian Basketball team, and also has experience of the NBA!
“Everywhere he goes, he wins” – Coach Kyle Julius is really proud of his new student. Has known him for over 15 years, coach Kyle always wanted to have him on his team. Although being listed at 6’7”, Murphy is extremely skillful and versatile. “He can play 2, 3 and 4. He is even strong enough to play 5.” Coach Kyle praises Murphy “He got such tremendous skillset. Murphy can shoot the three really well, he can play D, he is a great passer and he is a really good ball handler”.
VIDEO: Welcome Murphy Burnatowski.
Murphy Burnatowski has an outstanding resume. The 27 year old player is the reign champion of Swiss profession basketball league, a very tough and competitive league. He is also named as the Allstars of that league. Moreover, in the days he played through out Europe, Canada and US, he won so many individual awards, such as Player of the Year, being in All-Defensive Team, Allstars Team and All-Imports Team. He also represents for Canadian basketball team in multiple international tournament. And last but not least, Murphy has been in NBA Draft eligible in 2014, and he has been to the Tryout of Toronto Raptors.
“I’m extremely excited to be joining the Saigon heat and the growing ABL league. The Heat have a tremendous fan base and with the group of guys we have coming in, under a long time mentor of my coach Julius, I’m confident in having the best season the Heat have seen yet!” – Murphy Burnatowski is confident about his new challenge.
VIDEO: Highlight Murphy Burnatowski.