Alex Poythress Signs with Indiana Pacers

08/22/2017 06:04 PM

The Indiana Pacers have signed former Cat Alex Poythress to a two-way contract, the team announced Tuesday afternoon.

Poythress spent the majority of last season with the Pacer’s NBA G League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. He averaged 18.5 points and 7.1 rebounds per game in 46 games and received All NBA G League honors for his play.

Poythress was signed by the Philadelphia 76ers late in the regular season. He made the most of his opportunity, averaging 10.7 points and 4.8 rebounds per game in six games.

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