|Position Small forward|
Name Alex Poythress
Education University of Kentucky
Listed weight 238 lb (108 kg)
Weight 108 kg
|Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
Height 2.01 m
Role Basketball Player
|League Southeastern Conference|
Born September 6, 1993 (age 22) Clarksville,Tennessee (1993-09-06)
High school Northeast (Clarksville, Tennessee)
Current team Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball (#22 / Small forward)
Parents Antoine Poythress, Regina Poythress
Similar People Marcus Lee, Tyler Ulis, Willie Cauley‑Stein, Dakari Johnson, John Calipari
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Alex Poythress (born September 6, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Pacers' NBA G League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. He played college basketball for University of Kentucky.
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- High school career
- College career
- Fort Wayne Mad Ants 20162017
- Philadelphia 76ers 2017
- Indiana Pacers 2017present
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High school career
Poythress was rated as the number 17 player in the class of 2012 in the ESPNU 100, the number 10 player by Scout.com, and the number 8 player by Rivals.com.
Poythress chose Kentucky over offers from Florida, Tennessee, Memphis, and Vanderbilt, among others.
On December 12, 2014, Poythress was ruled out for the rest of the 2014–15 season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during practice the previous day.
Poythress returned to Kentucky for his senior season, and averaged 10.2 points and 6.0 rebounds per game.
Fort Wayne Mad Ants (2016–2017)
After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft, Poythress joined the Orlando Magic for the 2016 NBA Summer League. On August 29, 2016, he signed with the Indiana Pacers. He was waived by the Pacers on October 17, 2016 after appearing in two preseason games. On October 31, 2016, he was acquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of the Pacers.
Philadelphia 76ers (2017)
On April 2, 2017, Poythress signed with the Philadelphia 76ers to help the team deal with numerous injuries. Philadelphia had to use an NBA hardship exemption in order to sign him as he made their roster stand at 16, one over the allowed limited of 15. He made his NBA debut that night, scoring 11 points in 24 minutes off the bench in a 113–105 loss to the Toronto Raptors. On April 11, 2017, he signed with the 76ers for the remainder of the season.
Indiana Pacers (2017–present)
On August 22, 2017, Poythress signed a two-way contract by the Indiana Pacers. Under the terms of the deal, he will split time between the Pacers and their G-League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, with him returning to Fort Wayne once again for the majority of the season.