"It's great, especially with where I was last year," he said. "The work I've put in, the guys having so much confidence in me to welcome me back like that."
Jahlil Okafor, Frank Kaminsky among those selected to All-America teams →
"Watching both teams, I fit in better with the way Boston plays, the way they spread the floor, and you know I just like the way that they play," said Murphy, who had never reached the playoffs.
Celtics sign free-agent F Troy Murphy →