Sixers Sign Xavier Silas For Final Two Games

According to Michael Preston, the Philadelphia 76ers have signed Northern Illinois guard, Xavier Silas, for the final two games of the regular season.

Xavier is a friend of the site. Everything you need to know about him can be found in this article I wrote back in December.

He's been putting up modest numbers for the Maine Red Claws in the D-League since being cut from the Sixers following their abbreviated training camp.

I think Xavier has what it takes to carve himself out a role in the NBA, in some capacity, on some team, and I'm glad he's finally going to get his chance Wednesday and Thursday. Who knows how much he'll play, but I'm sure he'll make the most of it.

The final two games just became more exciting for me to watch. Handing the proverbial reigns to Jrue and Evan while plugging in cheap, young guys like Silas – this is a rebuilder's dream! If only they'd been implementing this strategy for the past decade.

Congrats, Xavier! Follow him on Twitter, @xaviersilas.

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