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Spurs' Dejounte Murray Buys Car for Brother Following High School Graduation, Posts Emotional Video


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If you need a bit of heartwarming news to brighten your Monday, here it is.

The ever-loyal Dejounte Murray, who sat out the past season with a devastating ACL injury, took to social media to congratulate his brother Nate for graduating from Brandeis High School with honors. He also posted a video of his baby bro seeing the gift Murray gave him for his accomplishment. That's right: Nate will be rolling through San Antonio in a new purple Dodge Challenger.

In a lengthy Instagram post, Murray said that Nate told him he was depressed, prompting the teen to relocated from Seattle to the Alamo City. Since then, Murray has been a father figure to Nate. The Spurs star went on to commend his brother for being "the most respectful person I ever met" and finishing high school with a 3.8 GPA.

Plenty of folks joined in the online congratulations, adding that Murray's Instagram post hit them right in the feels.
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