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October 25, 2013 Updates

The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Seth Curry, center Dewayne Dedmon and forward Joe Alexander. The team announced the moves Friday, a day after finishing the preseason. All three are expected to land on the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League. ESPN.com

October 24, 2013 Updates

Even if Dedmon doesn’t make the team now, he’ll play for the Warriors in Santa Cruz. He is one of three players who have already agreed to be affiliate players should they not make the team. League rules allow teams to designate up to three non-roster players from training camp. That prevents other teams from poaching them away. Dedmon, Seth Curry and Joe Alexander have already agreed to the designation should they not make the roster. Contra Costa Times

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Pallacanestro Cantù is on the market looking for a forward to finalize the roster for the coming season. The Italian club opened negotiations with former NBA forward Joe Alexander. Alexander, selected with the 8th overall pick by the Bucks in the 2008 NBA Draft, has played 67 games in the NBA averaging 4.2ppg and 1.8rpg. Sportando

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Sixty seven games in two seasons was not exactly what Alexander had in mind when he walked up to the dais to shake NBA commissioner David Stern’s hand and put on his new Milwaukee Bucks cap right around this time four summers ago. Today, Alexander’s journey has taken him from the NBA D-League in Texas to overseas in Russia. Where he ends up landing this year is anyone’s guess. “Right now, I am going to continue to work out during the off-season and wait until the contract offers start coming in and start fielding them and try to figure out where I will end up,” said Alexander, in Morgantown last weekend working Bob Huggins’ Fantasy Basketball Camp. Alexander isn’t sure if he will sign with an NBA team and play in this year’s summer league or if he will sign with a foreign team and resume his professional career overseas. “There is a lot of uncertainty right now and I haven’t made those decisions, so I’m not sure,” he admitted. “I’d like to play summer league if I’m able to, but who knows? I’m still a few weeks away from that decision though.” West Virginia Mountaineers

November 10, 2011 Updates
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Remember Joe Alexander, whom the Bucks made the eighth overall selection in the 2008 draft? He recently signed a one-year contract with BC Krasyne Kaylya Samara in Russia. Alexander's agent, Doug Neustadt, said there isn't any opt-out in the contract to allow Alexander to play in the NBA when the lockout ends. Alexander finished last season playing for the Texas Legends in the D-League, averaging 20.2 points and 8.9 rebounds a game. Racine Journal-Times

July 26, 2011 Updates

Joe Alexander is headed overseas to resume his professional basketball career. The Linganore High School graduate has signed with Russia's BC Krasnye Krylaya (Red Wings) of the Russian League, according to a Twitter posting by @TheHoopsMarket. Alexander, a 2008 lottery pick (No. 8) by the Milwaukee Bucks out of West Virginia University, played for the Bucks and Chicago Bulls, and also had a stint with the New Orleans Hornets. He most recently played in the NBA Developmental League for the Texas Legends, making the D-League All-Star team by averaging 20.2 points and 8.9 rebounds. Frederick News-Post

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Michael Cunningham: Among FAs expected to attend #Hawks minicamp Mon.-Wed.: Qyntel Woods, Donald Sloan, Joe Alexander, Marcus Landry, Vernon Goodridge Twitter

June 11, 2011 Updates

Alan Hahn: Interesting name to add to Crittenton among #Knicks free agent minicamp invitees is Joe Alexander. Word is he and Javaris impressed. Twitter

June 6, 2011 Updates

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been one of the more proactive NBA teams when it comes to taking advantage of its D-League counterpart in the Tulsa 66ers, but they'll take a look at a host of other free agents Tuesday and Wednesday during a free agent mini-camp according to sources with knowledge of the workout. The Thunder have invited guards Blake Ahearn, Matt Janning, Jerome Dyson and Marquez Haynes; wings Bobby Simmons, James Singleton, DeMarre Carroll and Joe Alexander; and bigs Ryan Reid, Latavious Williams, Arinze Onuaku, Marquis Gilstrap, Tony Gaffney, Rob Kurz and Stephane Lasme. Those names are fluid, however, meaning a few more could be added to the list by the time workouts are actually underway. Ridiculous Upside

November 30, 2010 Updates
November 24, 2010 Updates

The NBA Development League is built on developing players on the verge of NBA contracts, though three recent additions might be just an injury away from contributing to an NBA roster. The Texas Legends acquired Joe Alexander, the Maine Red Claws acquired DeShawn Sims (right) and the Rio Grande Valley Vipers added Stanley Robinson Tuesday, according to a league source. All three additions are near-perfect fits as far as giving the players an excellent chance at an NBA call-up as well as helping their new teams. FanHouse.com

"We are thrilled to add Joe Alexander to our team," Lieberman said in an e-mail. "His experience and athleticism will provide us with increased depth in the frontcourt. Antonio Daniels has proven his ability to get everyone involved -- and I am confident that we will get Joe up to speed very quickly. As with all of our players, I hope that Joe uses this opportunity as a springboard back to the NBA." FanHouse.com

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