Pacers Sign Former UK Forward Alex Poythress

12/28/2017 03:51 PM

The Indiana Pacers announced Thursday they have signed forward Alex Poythress to a contract. Terms were not revealed.

Poythress has been a two-way player this season, splitting time between the Pacers and the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the G League. Poythress has appeared in 11 games for the Pacers so far this season.

The 6’9 forward has averaged 20.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 2.7 assists in six games with the Mad Ants this season.

Last year, Poythress averaged 18.5 points and 7.1 rebounds in 46 games with the Mad Ants and was named a G League All-Star. He signed with the Philadelphia 76ers in the final weeks of the regular season and averaged 10.7 points and 4.8 rebounds in his first six NBA games.

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