Silas signs with Sixers

Comments (...) | Add Comments

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed former Northern Illinois guard Xavier Silas for the remainder of the season.

Silas, who played for the Huskies during the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons, averaged 22.3 ppg and 4.6 rpg his senior year, earning first team All-MAC honors. He has spent this year playing for the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Developmental League, where he's averaged 9.8 ppg and 3.0 rpg. Silas was cut by the Sixers during the preseason.

During the NBA's preseason, Silas played 10 minutes in the Sixers' Dec. 16 game at Washington, scoring three points.

Philadelphia is 34-30 and holds the No. 8 spot in the Eastern Conference, and has already clinched a playoff spot.


Add Comments

Click here to read the rules for posting comments

You must register with a valid email to post comments. Only your member ID will be posted with the comments.

Registered users sign in here:

Become a Registered User

*Member ID:
  Forgot Your Password?

Now that NIU's true road winning streak is over, which road win was your favorite?
2013 at Toledo
2013 at Iowa
2013 at Purdue
2014 at Northwestern