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EMU basketball coach Rob Murphy launches a book and foundation to inspire youth

September 29, 2019

Rob Murphy, uses his platform to inspire youth through his new book, “Deep: The Life of Rob Murphy,” and his foundation. The article highlights Murphy’s tough upbringing and how basketball provided a pathway to success, emphasizing the transformative power of sports in overcoming adversity and shaping futures.

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On a Detroit path forged through tragedy, Rob Murphy is now Pistons’ assistant GM

August 1, 2022

The poignant story of Rob Murphy, focusing on his transformative journey from a troubled youth in Detroit to a respected basketball coach and executive. It highlights how Murphy channeled the hardships of his early life, including the tragic murder of his mother, into a successful career in basketball, ultimately using his experiences to inspire and uplift others in his community.

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Hometown kid Rob Murphy ready to ‘knock it out of the park’ as Motor City Cruise president & GM

March 18, 2021

Rob Murphy’s journey from a student athlete in Detroit to becoming the president and general manager of the Motor City Cruise, a G League affiliate of the Detroit Pistons. It describes his career progression through various coaching roles and his aspiration to work at the highest levels of basketball, culminating in his leadership role where he aims to leverage his skills in talent evaluation and community engagement.

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EMU's Rob Murphy Named MAC Coach of the Year

March 5, 2012

Rob Murphy was honored as the Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year for the 2011-12 season, recognizing his impact in his first year as head coach at Eastern Michigan University. Murphy led the EMU Eagles to their first-ever West Division championship, significantly outperforming preseason expectations.

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