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ALEX KIRK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Talking with Cavs big man Alex Kirk about his journey to Cleveland, King Kirk Twitter handle, and more

Alex Kirk was born in Los Alamos, New Mexico in 1991. He attended Los Alamos High School before being recruited by Steve Alford to play for the University of New Mexico. Kirk spent four seasons with the Lobos, red-shirting one year, making himself eligible for the NBA this past summer. As a junior, this past season, the 7-0, 245-pound center averaged 13.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers sign center Alex Kirk

The Cavaliers have been making a splash with free agent signings and visits this summer. This isn’t one of those. The Cavaliers announced on Monday that they have signed center Alex Kirk to an undisclosed contract. Kirk was with the Cavaliers’ summer league team in Las Vegas averaging 5.2 points on .524 shooting and 3.4 rebounds in 15.4 minutes per game. Kirk went undrafted this...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs sign free agent C Alex Kirk

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed free agent center Alex Kirk, Cavaliers GM David Griffin announced Monday from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Per league policy, terms of the contract were not released. An early entry candidate, the 7-0, 245-pound center went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft after appearing in 101 games (86 starts) over three seasons at the University of...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico center Alex Kirk to play on Cavs’ Summer League team

Alex Kirk, a 7-foot center out of New Mexico, will play for the Cavs team in the Las Vegas Summer League next month. Basketball Insider’s Alex Kennedy reported the news earlier on Friday. The junior center averaged 13.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks for the Lobos this past season. Kirk was ranked No. 87 in the draft class by ESPN Insider’s Chad Ford. In his scouting report...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Kirk Leaves New Mexico For NBA Draft

Alex Kirk has left New Mexico to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft. Kirk, a seven-foot redshirt junior, averaged 13.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks in 32.0 minutes per game this season.
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk, New Mexico trounces Nevada 90-72

Alex Kirk scored 29 points on 11-of-17 shooting and New Mexico led by an unforgiving 24 points at the half in cruising to a 90-72 win over Nevada on Saturday. Cameron Bairstow poured in 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for New Mexico (19-5, 10-2), which has won seven of their last eight games and entered the contest one game behind Mountain West Conference leader San Diego State...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bairstow leads New Mexico past San Jose St 72-47

After missing the past two games with a shin injury, New Mexico post Alex Kirk showed little rust in scoring 13 points in 19 minutes Saturday against San Jose State . His return helped the Lobos to a 72-47 win over the Spartans, their 10th straight loss. ''It was great to have Alex back with the team,'' said New Mexico coach Craig Neal. ''He looked really...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico Discovers Raised Rim In Game At Wyoming

Wyoming basketball has been excellent at its home arena this year, posting an 8-1 record heading into last night’s game against New Mexico.  The Lobos may have discovered the reason for the Cowboys’ home court advantage: NO WAY!!!! The Lobos said something about the rim for the 2nd half…and they wee right…it was high. They just adjusted it #GoLobos #MWBB — UNMHoops (...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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