Alex Poythress joined Zenit Saint-Petersburg on a one-y…

Alex Poythress joined Zenit Saint-Petersburg on a one-year deal, the Russian club announced on Monday. Eurohoops previously reported on the deal between the two parties. “I am very pleased to join Zenit, an organization that plans to make a breakthrough in EuroLeague this season,” he noted upon signing per the official site of his new team, “I heard a lot of amazing things about Saint-Petersburg and can’t wait to join the team.”

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Alex Poythress joined Zenit Saint-Petersburg on a one-year deal, the Russian club announced on Monday. Eurohoops previously reported on the deal between the two parties. “I am very pleased to join Zenit, an organization that plans to make a breakthrough in EuroLeague this season,” he noted upon signing per the official site of his new team, “I heard a lot of amazing things about Saint-Petersburg and can’t wait to join the team.”
Olympiacos is strongly considering the addition of versatile power forward/center Alex Poythress as Eurohoops sources mention, though everything is still open as there are more candidates for this position. The team’s interest in Poythress is strongly related to Sasha Vezenkov’s extension case, whose contract with the Reds ends this summer.
Alex Poythress will sign with Galatasaray Doga Sigorta for the remainder of the 2019-20 season, according to beIN SPORTS. His first European trip will bring him to 7DAYS EuroCup and Turkey’s Super Ligi.
Chris Haynes: Free agent forward Alex Poythress agrees to a two-way deal with the Atlanta Hawks, league sources tell ESPN.
Scott Agness: Pacers signed 6-7 forward Alex Poythress to a two-way contract, per release. He was in training camp, and played for Mad Ants last year.
Brad Turner: Clippers considering signing 6-7 forward Alex Poythress to a 2 way contract, per source. He played for 76ers in summer league in Las Vegas.
Scott Agness: Sixers officially call up rookie Alex Poythress from the Mad Ants using NBA’s roster hardship exception. He's in Toronto for tonight's game.
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Because Gupta has been elevated from inside the organization, it is conceivable that the Wolves can move right along and continue their talks with the Sixers without much of a diversion. Gupta and Morey worked together for years in Houston so there is background there, and sources say Gupta was involved in some of the talks with the Sixers earlier this summer before the conflict with Rosas reached its head.
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