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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...
Via Stepien Rules
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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico's Alex Kirk declaring for the NBA draft

New Mexico center Alex Kirk will forgo his senior season and declare for the NBA Draft, sources told CBSSports.com. Kirk, a 7-foot center, averaged 13.3 points and 8.7 rebounds this past season for the Lobos. He had a couple of monster games throughout the season, including a 32-point, 11-rebound, five-block performance against Massachusetts. However, he did struggle offensively...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Kirk records double-double as No. 19 New Mexico beats Davidson

Alex Kirk had 16 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 19 New Mexico bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 79-58 victory over Davidson to take third place at the Charleston Classic on Sunday. The Lobos (4-1) had hoped to be playing in the eight-team tournament's title game, but fell to Massachusetts 81-65 on Friday. The 7-foot Kirk took full advantage of Davidson&...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Lobos clinch regular season title

Alex Kirk had 15 points and nine rebounds, and No. 14 New Mexico clinched the Mountain West Conference regular season title with a 53-42 victory over Wyoming on Saturday. The Lobos (25-4, 12-2 MWC) went 21 for 27 from the free throw line in winning or sharing the title for the fifth time in the last six seasons. Cameron Bairstow contributed 13 points and nine rebounds, and Kendall...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 14 Lobos avenge loss, defeat Aztecs 70-60

Typically fans hold their breath when center Alex Kirk of the New Mexico Lobos takes a three-point attempt. The Pit held its collective breath when Kirk took his last trey with 1:32 left in UNM’s pivotal game against the San Diego State Wednesday night then exploded in delight when he buried the shot and the Lobos went on to defeat the visiting Aztecs 70-60 before a sold out crowd of 15,414.
Via newmexico.scout.com
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 14 New Mexico 70, San Diego St. 60

Alex Kirk had 25 points and Cameron Bairstow scored 16, including nine straight in the closing minutes to help No. 14 New Mexico beat San Diego State 70-60 on Wednesday night. Kirk scored seven points during a key 15-3 run early in the second half that pushed New Mexico's lead to 48-33. The Lobos (24-4, 11-2 Mountain West) are one win from clinching the regular-season conference...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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