Jamal Murray finally has a title to his name, as the Nuggets were crowned the 2023 NBA champs. Murray suffered a knee injury as he tore his ACL about two years ago. His comeback has been one of a kind, as the guard recovered completely to get back on the court and win a ring his first season back. Off the court, Murray and his girlfriend Harper Hempel have all sorts of breakup rumors around them.
Murray and Hempel have been together since college. Harper used to play volleyball in college, as she had earned quite a lot of awards. Murray, who was the guard for Duke University at the time met Hempel when his team visited Villanova for a game. Since then, Murray and Hempel have been in a relationship. However, their past still seems to haunt them, as Harper and Jamal were caught in a controversy a few years back.
Harper Hempel is on vacation, while Jamal Murray won his first championship
As seen from Hempel’s Instagram, she is having the time of her life, posting pictures of the places she visited in Italy. While Murray and the Nuggets celebrate their title, going on a championship parade, Harper posted a story, still being in Italy.
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This just adds more to the current rumors, as fans would expect Hemepl to celebrate with her boyfriend. These rumors had first taken off after the couple had their private videos leaked on the internet. This explicit video incident had gone viral and the couple were rumored to have been separated.
Though this was back in 2020 before the 2019-20 season resumed in the Bubble. Throughout time the same rumors were all over the internet. The couple kept their relationship on the low, as they wanted to keep things private. If we look at Murray’s Instagram page, his following does not include Hempel’s account. The same is the case with Harper, as the two do not follow each other on Instagram anymore.
Still, there is no real evidence of their breakup. Hempel had also posted a few pictures with Murray on her Instagram. Yet they are not to be seen on her profile anymore. Jamal continues to get mocked for the controversy he faced a few years ago, as fans in the stands try to distract the guard. Nothing seems to show that the two are still together. Though on the flip side, Murray is now an NBA champ and has one of the greatest comeback stories.