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Wizards scrapping to fill backcourt void, sign John Lucas III

The Wizards announced today that they have signed free agent point guard John Lucas III to a non-guaranteed contract, more or less finalizing their opening day roster. The move paves the way for the dismissal of the Wizards’ three training camp invitees: Xavier Silas, Damion James and Rasual Butler. Before the Lucas signing, it seemed […] The post Wizards scrapping to fill backcourt...
Via Hoop District
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nene, Blair, Orton, Silas, Suspended For Wizards' Regular Season Opener

DeJuan Blair, Nene, Daniel Orton and Xavier Silas of the Washington Wizards have each been suspended for one game for leaving their team's bench area in Monday's preseason game against the Chicago Bulls. The players left the bench during an altercation between Joakim Noah and Paul Pierce. The NBA said the suspensions will be served by the players during the first regular...
Via RealGM
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards' training camp roster starts to shape up

Training camp opens in two weeks from Tuesday and the Wizards, who can bring in as many as six free agents, have a commitment from Xavier Silas and are close to securing Damion James, CSNwashington.com has confirmed. The Wizards have 14 of the maximum 15 roster spots filled with guaranteed contracts. There's a strong chance they could leave the last spot open when they open...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Finalizing Contract With Xavier Silas

Free agent guard Xavier Silas is finalizing a contract with the Washington Wizards, league sources told RealGM. Silas was a final release out of the Wizards’ training camp a year ago, but he grew close to several players and continued to work out in the team’s practice facility this summer. The Wizards will give him another opportunity to earn a regular season roster spot. Silas...
Via RealGM
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier Silas Scanning Interest For NBA Return

After parting with the Israeli club Maccabi Ashdod, Xavier Silas is returning to the States and surveying the free agent market in hopes of signing with an NBA team, a league source told RealGM. Silas went to training camp with the Washington Wizards in October, averaging four points in three preseason games. He was released on Oct. 24 and signed a deal in Israel, where he averaged...
Via RealGM
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Waive Silas, Childress, Mensah-Bonsu

The Wizards announce that they’ve also waived Childress and Mensah-Bonsu in addition to Silas (Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today via Twitter). The roster now stands at 15. 4:46pm: While the news has yet to be confirmed by the team Xavier Silas has been released by the Wizards according to an update on his Instagram account. J. Michael of CSNWashington.com reported last night that Washington...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Xavier Silas Accepts Training Camp Deal With Wizards

Free agent guard Xavier Silas is accepting a training camp deal with the Washington Wizards, a league source told RealGM. Silas had worked out for the Utah Jazz recently, but he took the Wizards' invitation to camp, where he'll battle Josh Childress -- among others -- for a spot on Washington's roster. Silas, 25, went undrafted in 2011, earning a contract with the Philadelphia...
Via RealGM
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

76ers G Silas needs surgery on face

Philadelphia 76ers guard Xavier Silas needs surgery on several sinus fractures following a collision in a summer league game. Silas was injured Friday in Orlando, Fla., when he took an inadvertent elbow to the head by teammate Solo Jones. Silas also suffered a concussion. The Sixers say Silas needs surgery Saturday where doctors will fuse several frontal sinus fractures. There...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Xavier Silas Hit in Head in Summer League Game, Suffers Concussion (Video)

Xavier Silas enjoyed a strong Orlando Summer League, possibly earning himself a spot in the Philadelphia 76ers' training camp this fall. The Northern Illinois product experienced a frightening moment Friday, though, when he was inadvertently hit in the head on a drive to the hoop. The Sixers initially feared a skull fracture, according to Yahoo! Sports, but Silas apparently got...
Via NESN.com
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Sixers Sign Xavier Silas For Remainder of Season

Per an official press release by the 76ers, the team has signed rookie Xavier Silas for the remainder of the 2011-2012 season. Here is an exerpt from the official press release: The Philadelphia 76ers announced today that they have signed guard Xavier Silas for the remainder of the 2011-12 season. Silas was previously a member of the Sixers NBA Development League affiliate, the...
Via Buzz On Broad
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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