Dorie S. Murrey (born September 7, 1943) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'8" (2.03 m) 215 lb (97½ kg) forward and he played collegiately at the University of Detroit Mercy. He has played in the NBA from 1966 to 1972. He was originally selected with the second pick in the 2nd round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. He was taken in two expansion drafts. In 1967 he was made available by the Pistons to be selected by the Seattle SuperSonics, and in 1970 he was made available by the Sonics to be selected by the Portland Trail Blazers. He was traded 3 games into the 1970-71 season, on October 10, 1970, by the Trail Blazers to the Baltimore Bullets in exchange for a 1971 2nd round draft choice (Rick Fisher). During his six-year NBA career Murrey averaged 4.7 points and 4.4 rebounds per game in 357 career games.
- ^ 1966 NBA Draft, basketballreference.com
- ^ All-Time NBA Expansion Draft Results, NBA.com
- ^ Dorie Murrey, Blazers History
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