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The Miami Heat signed forward/center Kyle Alexander to a two-way contract today.

Alexander, who was originally signed by the HEAT on July 15, 2019, has appeared in 23 games (21 starts) this season with Miami’s G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, averaging 10.6 points, 9.1 rebounds, 2.17 blocks and 25.1 minutes while shooting 69.2 percent from the field. He leads the team in total rebounds (209), offensive rebounds (73), blocks (50) and double-doubles (7).

According to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, “Alexander’s story is typical of many of the undrafted players in the Heat mix: contacted by the team in the minutes after the draft, immediately brought to AmericanAirlines Arena for drill work, sent out with the team for three weeks of summer-league play in dual locations, another month of work at AmericanAirlines, time in training camp, and then further scrutiny in the G League.”

Alexander played all four seasons at Tennessee, finishing second on the school’s all-time list in blocks, appeared in 37 games (all starts) as a senior and averaged 7.3 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.73 blocks and 23.8 minutes while shooting 61.4 percent from the field and 42.9 percent (3-of-7) from three-point range. He helped the Vols advance to the Sweet 16 after recording 64 blocks on the season, the second-most for a single-season in school history while grabbing 96 offensive rebounds, the sixth-most in program history during a single campaign. Additionally, he started 105 games during his collegiate career, becoming just the 13th player in school history to start at least 100 games.