The UK signee had the highlight of the night at the Jordan Brand Classic.
Alex Poythress scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds in his first NBA start.
Devin Booker has moved ahead of Kobe Bryant for the 4th-most points by a player before turning 21 years old in NBA history.
Zach Reks hit a two-run game-winning triple in the ninth inning to push No. 8 Kentucky to a 5-2 win over No. 19 Mississippi State.
Skal Labissiere ended up with 19 points, three rebounds, two blocked shots and a steal over 33 minutes in Friday's 98-94 loss to Julius Randle and the Lakers.
Alex shined in his first NBA game.
Atta boy Poy!
Try not to cry...