Tracy Murray joins Shock coaching staff

Updated: July 25, 2011, 5:17 PM ET
Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Former NBA player Tracy Murray is joining Teresa Edwards' coaching staff with the WNBA's Tulsa Shock.

Edwards said Monday that Murray "brings next-level experience to our team and balances our basketball intensity while providing post experience."

Murray's first game as a Shock assistant will be Thursday night against Chicago.

Murray played 12 seasons in the NBA for six different teams and then served as a radio broadcaster for UCLA men's basketball.


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