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Keifer Sykes takes part in NBA D-League's Elite Mini Camp

Posted on May 11, 2016 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

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Former Green Bay star point guard Keifer Sykes was one of about forty NBA D-League prospects chosen to participate in the 7th annual Elite Mini Camp in Chicago this week.

The camp provides an opportunity for D-League players to showcase thei...

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News and notes: Sykes in the playoffs, April recruiting, and more

Posted on April 7, 2016 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The NBA D-League playoffs are underway and former Green Bay star Keifer Sykes is playing a major role.

The #2 seed Austin Spurs are squaring off against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the first round, with...

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'Nix in the Pros update: 12/18/15

Posted on December 17, 2015 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Photo: Xoan A Soler / La Voz de Galicia



Former Green Bay star Alec Brown is still finding his way in his first season in Spain.


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Brown, Sykes set for NBA Summer League play

Posted on July 10, 2015 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Former Green Bay stars Alec Brown and Keifer Sykes will look to take the next step in their quests to make an NBA roster this fall, beginning this weekend when the NBA Las Vegas Summer League tips off.


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Keifer Sykes now has a song about him

Posted on March 8, 2015 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)

When it's all said and done, Keifer Sykes will go down as one of the greatest players in Green Bay Phoenix basketball history.

His 2,000+ points ranks second in school history behind only the great Tony Bennett and is the only active player in the nation that has scored 2,000+ points, 500+ assists, and 400+ rebounds.

He's leading the conference in scoring at 1...

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Double bye to semi-finals still within reach

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


When the Green Bay Phoenix fell in overtime to the Cleveland State Vikings last Friday night at the Resch Center, any hope to host the Horizon League Tournament in Green Bay for a second consecutive season went out the window.


However, after the Vikings were tripped up Sunday afternoon by the UWM Panthers in Milwaukee, hope remain...

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Keifer Sykes "50-50" to play Wednesday

Posted on February 16, 2015 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Keifer Sykes had a rough couple days last week.

Green Bay's star point guard missed a large chunk of the first half after taking an elbow above his left eye from teammate Greg Mays in the team's 63-62 win at Youngstown State last Wednesday night that required stitches.

He was able to return in the 2nd half and ended up hitting the game winning shot with 25...

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