When you have hops to claim you actually experienced your tooth getting caught in the net is when you’ve made it. Kentucky’s Alex Poythress is now there.
By Robby Sabo
Ouch. Folks, I don’t care who you are, that’s gotta hurt a little.
During Kentucky’s commanding 74-63 victory over Duke on Tuesday night, Wildcats big man Alex Poythress sent one home off an alley-oop from freshman Jamal Murray. It was just another example of Kentucky’s incredible talent on full display.
Though there was an issue.
Poythress’s tooth actually got caught up in the net during the slam.
Alex Poythress' tooth got stuck IN THE NET on that Murray alley-oop. I can now say I've seen it all. pic.twitter.com/Pl7RT4lgU2
— Big Blue Nation (@BigBlue9ation) November 18, 2015
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