Alex Poythress impresses in NBA debut with the 76ers

04/03/2017 06:57 PM

Former Kentucky basketball player Alex Poythress impressed in his NBA debut with the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night. Poythress, who was with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in the D-League, found out on Saturday that Philadelphia was going to call him up. He officially signed with the team on Sunday and immediately went to work.

Poythress had 11 points, three rebounds, one assist and one block in 24 minutes of action for Philadelphia in their 113-105 loss to Toronto.

TJ Beisner and Bradley McKee discuss Poythress’ future as a pro with the 76ers in the NBA.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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