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Kyle Alexander
Position: -
Born: 10/21/96
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:220 lbs. / 99.8 kg.
Earnings: $79,568 ($80,081*)
“Lived there for about nine months of the year, twice, so about 18 months total I spent living in there,” Alexander said in an interview with the Sun Sentinel during a break in the NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers. “Jamal Murray was actually my roommate the second year. We had some good memories.” And, yes, it very much was a last-chance motel setting, nothing like the bubble life that Alexander, a rookie forward out of Tennessee on a two-way contract, has experienced the past three months at Disney World.
Currently serving as the president of the Athlete Institute Basketball Academy and Orangeville Prep, Tipping purchased the motel in 2011 to house recruits for what’s become the most successful prep school basketball program in Canada. Former Orangeville Prep alum and budding NBA superstar Jamal Murray, of the Denver Nuggets, lived there for two years — so did Miami Heat training camp invitee Kyle Alexander.
The Heat has rights to both Vincent and Alexander this summer. Miami can convert their two-way deals into regular contracts or offer them another two-way deal during the offseason or preseason. The hope is that each will join the long list of Heat development success stories, including Udonis Haslem, Ike Austin, Voshon Lenard, Duncan Robinson, Kendrick Nunn and others. Ideally, Okpala and Silva — and Vincent and Alexander if two-way players are eligible to play in Orlando — would be able to observe in postseason.
League rules also prohibit teams from purchasing home baskets for their players, which moved Butler to alleviate that issue for the Heat. Home kits, though, come with their own complications: Gabe Vincent and Kyle Alexander, Miami’s two players on two-way contracts, both live in a hotel and had nowhere to unbox Butler’s present. Then there’s an assembly issue. Leonard, who described himself as adept with tools, said it took six hours without the proper wrenches and with the limited equipment at his disposal. “Ever try putting together an Ikea dresser?” Leonard said. “This hoop was like putting together three of them.”
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