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September 6, 2019

Happy Birthday to John Wall and Alex Poythress!

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm September 6, 2019 9/6/19

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Kentucky’s beloved head coach John Calipari took to Twitter this morning in order to make sure the Big Blue Nation knew that we’re celebrating a couple of important birthdays on this beautiful Friday. Two of the greatest kids we've ever had are celebrating birthdays today. Happy birthday to @JohnWall and @AlexTheGreat22! pic.twitter.com/U74IytzqmQ — John Calipari…

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March 4, 2019

BBNBA: MKG Benched, KAT Posts 28 Points

Zack Geoghegan 3:30pm March 4, 2019 3/4/19

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Good afternoon, folks. The Hornets have relegated Michael-Kidd Gilchrist to the bench just weeks before the playoffs begin. Let’s talk NBA. RECAP [39-24] Trail Blazers – 118 @ [29-34] Hornets – 108 The recap for this game isn’t going to very positive for Kentucky fans. Of the four former Wildcats on these two rosters, only Enes Kanter received…

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February 14, 2019

Alex Poythress transferred back to the NBA

Drew Franklin 11:45am February 14, 2019 2/14/19

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Alex Poythress will get another shot in the NBA. The Atlanta Hawks transferred him back to the league after a successful stint in the NBA G League with the Erie Bayhawks. Poythress averaged 24.5 points and 10.2 rebounds in 13 games in Erie, where he played alongside Terrence Jones and Isaac Humphries, two fellow former…

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February 5, 2019

Alex Poythress’ twin sister donates kidney to their mother

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm February 5, 2019 2/5/19

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Alex Poythress’ mother Regina has been dealing with kidney failure since his time at Kentucky, but today, her daughter — Alex’s twin sister Alexis — gave her the gift of life. This afternoon, Alex shared that Regina and Alexis underwent successful transplant surgery at Vanderbilt hospital in Nashville. Surgery for my mom & my sister went great!…

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January 30, 2019

I didn’t know Terrence Jones, Alex Poythress and Isaac Humphries are on the same G-League team but now I do and I need an Erie Bayhawks t-shirt

Drew Franklin 6:24pm January 30, 2019 1/30/19

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Forgive me if this was already common knowledge among our nation, but I just realized there are three former Kentucky Wildcats currently playing for the same NBA G League team. Terrence Jones, Alex Poythress and Isaac Humphries are all contributing members of the Erie Bayhawks. The internet tells me Jones and Humphries joined the team…

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July 24, 2018

Alex Poythress signs with Atlanta

TJ Walker 8:00pm July 24, 2018 7/24/18

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Former UK wing Alex Poythress has signed a two-way deal with the Atlanta Hawks, per ESPN. Making it in the NBA is incredibly difficult and Poythress has been able to hang around since graduating from Kentucky. He played in six games for the Sixers in 2016-2017 and 25 games for the Pacers last season before…

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July 6, 2018

Indiana Pacers waive Alex Poythress

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm July 6, 2018 7/6/18

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The Summer League just got a little awkward for Alex Poythress. According to Keith Smith, hours before Poythress’ opening game with the Indiana Pacers, the club waived him to help make room for free agent Kyle O’Quinn, ending his two-way contract. Had he not been waived before July 25, Alex’s $1.54 million salary for the…

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