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2017 power forward Tomas Murphy impresses at Adidas Uprising All-American Camp, holds Terps offer

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The younger brother to two Florida Gators basketball players, son to a former NBA playing father and international professional basketball playing mother has had an offer from Maryland since he was in middle school.

Matt Ellentuck

The Adidas Uprising All-American Camp on Long Island was stacked with some of the most talented prospects in the country, but we won't be seeing all of the camp's participants on college courts next year. Mixed in with some of the class of 2016's players, were those one or two years younger.

Tomas Murphy, a top ranked power forward from the class of 2017, was one of the younger stand-outs.

Already at 6-foot-9 – wearing monstrous size 16 shoes – Murphy had no trouble playing a year-up.

His foot-work is smooth, his touch around the rim is surprising and his basketball IQ is way beyond his years.

His defense was also noticeable in a camp where most players were focusing on their offensive display. Murphy has good instincts, and blocked three shots in one game, and two in another.

Finishing breakaway dunks and backing down defenders in the post, he averaged 13.4 points per game on 55.6 percent shooting. He showed some range as well, hitting a pair of threes.

He's skilled for his age, and was able to position his body and seal off the opposition to grab 5.8 rebounds per game, the second highest total on his team – trailing 6-foot-10 class of 2016 center Jethro Tshisumpa.

Murphy said he spends time improving his strength and conditioning, but also goes to the gym a lot to work on his offensive fundamentals and post-moves with his brothers and father.

The Murphy family has built somewhat of a basketball dynasty, and Tomas is the youngest.

His father Jay Murphy was inducted to the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame, after leading the Eagles to one elite eight and two sweet sixteen tournament appearances. At B.C. he currently ranks sixth all-time in points and seventh in rebounds. In 1984 he was drafted 31st overall by the Golden State Warriors. He spent four seasons in the NBA, and played 11 years total professionally, playing in France and Italy.

His oldest brother Erik played four years at the University of Florida and averaged 12.2 points and 5.5 rebounds per game in his senior season. He was drafted 49th overall by the Chicago Bulls in 2013, and just two weeks ago signed a contract with Besiktas of the Turkish Basketball League.

His brother Alex spent two years at Duke before transferring to Florida, where he is playing out potentially his final year of college eligibility. He averaged 5.1 points and 2.0 rebounds per game last season. Earlier this month he played for Finland at the World University games.The Murphy brothers have dual citizenship because of their Finnish mother, Paivi.

Paivi played basketball as well, also representing Finland's national team and played professionally in both Finland and Sweden.

Happy 22nd to @a5murphy, great having all the brothers together for it.

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Needless to say Tomas has been mentored well and has plenty of basketball resources available to him.

Tomas told TestudoTimes he has offers from Providence, URI, Northwestern, Northeastern, Iowa and Maryland, and he's visited Providence and Northeastern already. He's keeping his options open for now, and has no immediate plans to start making decisions.

Right now he's focusing on some friendly family competition, though he's already convinced he'll be the best of the Murphy brothers.

"Im gonna be the best. No question. I've seen what both of them have done... and now I know what I gotta do to be better than them."