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Bulls take Florida's Murphy in second round

Friday - 6/28/2013, 1:11am  ET

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have selected power forward Erik Murphy of Florida with the 49th overall pick of the NBA draft, adding another shooter in the second round.

Even though he's 6-foot-10, Murphy is known as much for his ability to connect from the outside as his inside play.

He averaged 12.2 points and led the SEC in 3-point shooting at 45.3 percent as a senior last season, earning first-team, all-conference honors.

The Bulls took him after grabbing a shooter with the 20th pick in New Mexico's Tony Snell.


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