Los Alamos native Alex Kirk of the Cleveland Cavaliers heads down the court as Nicks player JR Smith follows at right.. YouTube ScreenShot
Watch video here of Cavaliers’ Alex Kirk netting 25 points and 14 rebounds as the Cavs beat the Knicks Thursday in Westchester, NY.
The Cleveland Cavaliers signed the former free agent center in August. An early entry candidate, the 7-0, 245-pound center played 101 games (86 starts) over three seasons at the University of New Mexico. Kirk averaged 10.0 points on .488 shooting, 6.8 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 25.3 minutes per game over his collegiate career, where he was also a two-time All-MWC Defensive Team selection.
Last season, Kirk averaged 13.3 points on .490 shooting from the field, 8.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks in 32.0 minutes per game, while receiving his second All-MWC Defensive Team honor.
During the 2014 Samsung NBA Summer in Las Vegas, Kirk played five games for the Cavaliers Summer League team entry and averaged 5.2 points on .524 shooting and 3.4 rebounds in 15.4 minutes per game.