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Xavier Silas will stop at nothing to play in the NBA, reflects on his basketball roots in Boulder

  As the final buzzer sounded in Rose Hill Gym on the campus of Fordham University, Xavier Silas wondered what was next. The City of Gods, a team made up of players mostly from the DMV area and stationed on the East Coast including Silas, former No. 6 overall pick DerMarr Johnson and Pops Mensah-Bonsu, had just lost 84-71 to team Overseas Elite, led by the backcourt duo of Errick...
Via BSN Denver
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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October 21, 2014  |  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-season game...
Via RealGM
October 09, 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

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