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Players who are ineligible to be traded at deadline

At the start of any NBA season, there’s generally a long list of players who can’t be traded. Most of those players signed new contracts during the offseason and subsequently don’t become trade-eligible until at least December 15. Offseason signees who meet certain criteria don’t have their trade restrictions lift until January 15.Now that both of those dates are behind us, the list...
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Pacers sign Alex Poythress

The Pacers have signed second-year forward Alex Poythress to an NBA contract, the team announced in a press release on Thursday. Poythress was a two-way player splitting time between the Pacers and the G League affiliate, Fort Wayne Mad Ants.  Poythress will now be with the Pacers moving forward.Poythress, 24, has played in 11 games with Indiana this season but has averaged less...
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December 28, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Poythress Ready for His Opportunity

Dec. 16, 2017 - Alex Poythress was called up to the Indiana Pacers from Fort Wayne, so head coach Nate McMilland Poythress himself discussed the opportunity in front of him.
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December 16, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Media Day 2017: Alex Poythress

September 25, 2017 - Alex Poythress, who is one of the Pacers' two two-way contract players, talked with Mark Boyle and Pat Boylan during a Media Day 2017 live edition of the Blue & Gold Breakdown.
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September 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Sixers Tinder: Shawn Long and Alex Poythress will be forgotten

Long and Poythress are just dust in the Sixers’ wind. Shawn Long and Alex Poythress are basketball players who spent a combined total of 24 games with the Philadelphia 76ers this season. You remember that because you watched them play just a few weeks ago. But fast forward three years from now. You’re sitting at your desk playing a Sporcle quiz titled “Can you name all the Sixers...
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April 17, 2017

Injury-riddled Sixers to sign Alex Poythress via hardship exception

With 2 more Sixers out for the year, Sixers granted hardship exception. After Jahlil Okafor and Robert Covington were ruled out for the year, the Philadelphia 76ers were in dire need of bodies just to finish out the year. The 82-game marathon had become a trial of attrition for the Sixers from the moment the season began as nearly half the roster are either stuck to the bench or...
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April 01, 2017

Alex Poythress Leads Fort Wayne Mad Ants In Win Over Long Island Nets

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants got back on track with a 120-112 win over the Long Island Nets. Alex Poythress led with 28 points. Alex Poythress led the way with 28 points on Tuesday night as the Fort Wayne Mad Ants got back to their winning ways with a 120-112 win over the Long Island [...
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January 11, 2017

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Suffer Defeat to Westchester Knicks

Despite a late game push, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants suffered their 5th loss of the season, falling to the Westchester Knicks. The Fort Wayne Mad Ants are now 12-5 on the season. Alex Poythress continued his strong play, posting 20 points on 8-12 shooting to go along with 6 rebounds....
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December 31, 2016

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Beat Raptors 905, Remain Undefeated

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants picked up the sixth win in as many games by defeating the Raptors 905. Alex Poythress and Travis Leslie led the way on Tuesday for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants as they beat the Raptors 905 121-103. Poythress and Leslie both had 23 points to lead the Mad Ants in scoring...
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November 30, 2016

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Improve to 3-0 with Win Over Maine Red Claws

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants improved to 3-0 following a dominating win against Maine on Tuesday night. Stephan Hicks and Alex Poythress lead the way for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in the 120-102 victory over the Maine Red Claws. Hicks led the team in scoring, posting 24 points on 9-17 shooting...
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November 25, 2016

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