|No. 53 – Alvark Tokyo|
|Born||November 14, 1991|
Los Alamos, New Mexico
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||252 lb (114 kg)|
|High school||Los Alamos|
(Los Alamos, New Mexico)
|College||New Mexico (2010–2014)|
|NBA draft||2014 / Undrafted|
|2015–2016||Pistoia Basket 2000|
|Career highlights and awards|
- 1 College career
- 2 Professional career
- 3 NBA career statistics
- 4 International career statistics
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Kirk, a 7'0" center, played at Los Alamos High School in Los Alamos, New Mexico. He came to the University of New Mexico in 2010, averaging 4.7 points and 3.7 rebounds per game in the 2010–11 season. In the offseason, Kirk underwent back surgery for a herniated disc and subsequently redshirted the 2011–12 season. Kirk bounced back as a redshirt sophomore, averaging 12.1 points, 8.1 rebounds and 1.8 blocked shots per game. At the conclusion of the season, Kirk was named second team All-Mountain West Conference and a member of the league's All-Defensive team.
In April 2014, Kirk declared for the NBA draft, foregoing his final year of college eligibility.
After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft, Kirk joined the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2014 NBA Summer League. On August 11, 2014, he signed with the Cavaliers. During his rookie season with the Cavaliers, he had multiple assignments with the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League.
Pistoia Basket 2000
On August 15, 2015, Kirk signed with Pistoia Basket 2000 of the Italian Serie A for the 2015–16 season. Kirk averaged 16.3 points and 7.6 rebounds per game for Pistoia, which reached the Serie A playoffs before being eliminated in the first round by Scandone Avellino.
Alvark Tokyo won the 2017-18 B League championship, and Kirk led the team, averaging 16.2 points and 8.8 rebounds per game for the season, and was named Finals MVP.
The Basketball Tournament (TBT) (2017–present)
In the summer of 2017, Kirk played in The Basketball Tournament on ESPN for The Stickmen. He competed for the $2 million prize, and for The Stickmen, he averaged 6.5 points per game. Kirk helped take The Stickmen to the second round of the tournament, where they then lost to Team Challenge ALS 87–73.  In TBT 2018, he played for Eberlein Drive. Eberlein Drive made it to the championship game, where they lost to Overseas Elite.
NBA career statistics
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
International career statistics
- Smith, Mark (August 10, 2011). "Lobos' Kirk Undergoes Back Surgery". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
- "Alford Coach of the Year, Williams Player of the Year in the MW". New Mexico Lobos. March 11, 2013. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
- Clark, Carol A. (June 29, 2013). "Los Alamos Native Alex Kirk Tapped For 2013 USA Basketball Men's World University Games Team". Los Alamos Daily Post. Retrieved June 30, 2017.
- "Bairstow, Williams Named First Team All-Mountain West". New Mexico Lobos. March 10, 2014. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
- Borzello, Jeff (April 11, 2014). "New Mexico's Alex Kirk declaring for the NBA draft". CBSSports.com. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
- "Cavaliers Sign Alex Kirk". NBA.com (Press release). Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. August 11, 2014. Retrieved August 11, 2014.
- "2014-15 NBA Assignments". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Archived from the original on June 28, 2015. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
- "Knicks Part of Three-Team Trade". NBA.com (Press release). Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. January 5, 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2015.
- "Knicks waive Lou Amundson, Lance Thomas, Alex Kirk". Archived from the original on 2015-01-08. Retrieved 2015-01-08.
- Charge Acquire Alex Kirk
- Alex Kirk D-League Stats
- "Giorgio Tesi Pistoia announces Alex Kirk". Sportando.com. August 15, 2015. Retrieved August 15, 2015.
- "Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia Statistics". eurobasket.com. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
- "Spurs Announce 2016 Utah Summer League Roster". NBA.com. July 1, 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
- "Raptors Announce NBA Summer League Roster". NBA.com. June 30, 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
- "Foshan signs Alex Kirk, ex Giorgo Tesi PT". Asia-Basket.com. July 29, 2016. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
- "Guangzhou waived Alex Kirk". Asia-Basket.com. November 15, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
- "Anadolu Efes brings in big man Kirk". Euroleague.net. January 16, 2017. Retrieved January 16, 2017.
- Jawad Williams, Alex Kirk's basic agreement announcement, Alvark Tokyo Official Web Site, July 26, 2017
- Glen Rosales, Ex-Lobo Kirk getting his game in gear in Japan, Albuquerque Journal, June 8, 2018
- "Bracket | The Basketball Tournament". www.thetournament.com. Retrieved 2018-02-27.