Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Alex Poythress Lands a Contract with the Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers have signed former Kentucky forward Alex Poythress to a rookie contract.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed and it's likely that Poythress will spend the upcoming season in the NBA D-League.

Here is a release from the Pacers:

The Indiana Pacers announced Monday they have signed Julyan Stone and Alex Poythress.

Stone is a 6-6 guard that is a three-year veteran of the NBA, spending time with both the Denver Nuggets and the Toronto Raptors. He has NBA career averages of 1.3 points and 1.1 assists per game. He has also spent time in the NBA Developmental League, playing for both the Idaho Stampede and Iowa Energy. His averages for his time in the D-League are 4.7 points and 4.3 assists. He played collegiately at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).

Alex Poythress is a 6-8 forward out of the University of Kentucky. Poythress played four seasons for the Wildcats and in his senior year he averaged 10.2 points and 6.0 rebounds. He also played for the Orlando Magic this past summer in Summer League.

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