Who Is Sylvia Murray? Mother Of Jamal Murray

by Manisha Fri Jun 09 2023 Updated On Wed Jun 21 2023
Who Is Sylvia Murray? Mother Of Jamal Murray

Sylvia Murray is the mother of Canadian professional basketball player Jamal Murray, who plays for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association

She is of Jamaican descent

She is married to Roger Murray. They share three kids. 

She is very private, but the son and mom have a great relationship as she is always there for her son to cheer him up.

Sylvia Murray's husband and their son.
Sylvia Murray's husband and their son. Source: Instagram

Is Jamal Dating Anyone?

Jamal is in a relationship with Harper Hempel. They are college sweethearts. Harper played volleyball during her senior year of high school. 

They have been together since 2016. After Jamal was drafted into NBA, he moved to Kentucky

They were in a long-distance relationship for a long time as Harper pursued her career in social media management in Atlanta, Georgia.

Sylvia Murray's son Jamal Murray.
Sylvia Murray's son Jamal Murray. Source: Instagram

An Intimate Clip Of Jamal And His Girlfriend Was Leaked Online

In 2020, Jamal and his girlfriend were under the internet radar as the explicit video of them being intimate went viral. 

The clip was leaked through Murray's phone. The couple came out and addressed the situation. 

Jamal said that his phone was hacked, and thus the video was leaked. Both of them apologized via Instagram.

There was a rumor that they would split, but things turned out to be normal shortly after that incident. They are still dating each other.


Her son Jamal is 26 years old

Net Worth

Her son Jamal's net worth is estimated to be $25 million

Jamal Played Basketball After 539 Days

Jamal played his last game for Denver on April 12, 2021. He suffered a torn ACL in the final minutes of a game against the Golden State Warriors

He has been off from court for almost one and a half years. He missed 100 of Denver's regular games and 15 of Denver's playoff games. 

He said that it's been a long journey for him. 

He added it was hard for him to be away from his teammates and see them doing stuff on the court and not able to do that. 

He said many things went through his mind, but he was happy to return to court. 

He said that when he was away for that long, it taught him to be patient. 

He added he had to limit himself as if he did too much during training; then he would face the consequences shortly. 

He said it was hard to limit himself from doing things. 

He said once he started to progress, he could play freely, get his strength back, and go with the flow. 

Jamal's Father Trained Him When He Was A Kid

Jamal father was the one who trained him in the first place. His dad tried his best to give him his basketball skills. 

His father, Roger, plays a vital role in his basketball journey. Rogen once said that he started to work on his form with free throws and jump shots. 

He was just seven and had to make 30 in a row. He added he wanted to let him know that he could do it no matter how frustrated or pressured. 

He taught him the power of mind over matter. He also said that his son loved basketball, and he helped him to be the best at it. 

Why Do Nikola Jokic And Jamal Have Good Chemistry?

Jamal said that his synergy with Jokic has always been the same from the beginning. He said they came off the bench together in their rookie years. 

They started doing the hit post, and he threw it over his head when he cut, which would always work for them.

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