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Video: Jamal Murray was crazy good at Pan-Am Games

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Team Canada advanced to the gold medal game in basketball at the Pan-Am Games last week. You could probably put most of the praise on incoming Kentucky Wildcats freshman Jamal Murray.

College Basketball Talk shared Murray’s highlight reel from the semifinals match-up against Team USA. From just watching the video, you can tell why John Calipari is excited to have this guy playing in Lexington this season.

https://youtu.be/KLNv6SYzofU

Murray’s impressive performance in the semifinals helped Team Canada fight back from a ten point deficit as they went on to win the game in overtime. Murray, who had been a backup point guard for the duration of the Games, came in and showed off his talents.

He recorded twenty-two points and six assists. Four of his assists came in the fourth quarter or overtime. One of his biggest plays was blocking a Team USA shot with under twenty-five seconds left in regulation that could have gave them the win.

If you are a Kentucky fan, you are probably pretty stoked to have a guy with the playing ability of Murray. If you are the rest of the country, well you have just been put on notice.

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*Featured Photo (above) credit to USA TODAY Sports

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