go with the pros 2014
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James Silas played college basketball at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. In his senior year Silas led Stephen F. Austin to a 29-1 record, averaging 30.7 points per game. Silas was also named an NAIA All-American twice in his college career.
Silas was drafted in the 1972 National Basketball Association Draft by the Houston Rockets. Silas would prove his worth, and at the end of the season he was named to the ABA All-Rookie team.

Following the 1972-73 season, the Chaparrals were sold and moved to San Antonio, becoming the San Antonio Spurs. Silas was named to the ABA All-Star team in 1975 and 1976, as well as the All-ABA 2nd team in 1975 and All-ABA 1st team in 1976. Silas's best year statistics-wise was easily 1976, when he averaged 23.8 points, 5.4 assists, and 4.0 rebounds per game; the points and assists per game would prove to be the highest in his career.

Xavier Silas attended St. Stephens and Austin High School, only to advance to the Big 12 at University of Colorado and Northern Illinois University.

Silas, in his senior year, was the #6 scorer in the nation and earned him a spot as a Point Guard for the NBA Philadelphia 76ers in 2012 and a shooting guard for the Washington Wizards in the 2013 season.

In 2014 he was the third leading scorer for the Washington Wizards in the preseason before signing a deal in Athens, Greece.

In 2015, Xavier averaged 18.5 points per game and shot 90% from the free throw line for the Phoenix Suns NBADL affiliate Bakersfield Jam.

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Athletes will learn all about the basic Basketball fundamentals: rebounding, shooting, dribbling, and passing. By day three your young athlete will be drafted onto his/her own NBA team where they will compete for a camp championship where the real fun and game situations begin.

Young Athletes will get the advantage of group and individual instructions from James and Xavier Silas and their professional coaching staff. Silas Campers will experience training from the Silas's and other professional players working in or making appearances at the camp. They will demonstrate and teach their professional knowledge of drills to enhance the athletes' skills, physical and mental edge to play the game of basketball.

Professional techniques will be featured along with a health and fitness sessions program, including pool strength and conditioning training.

The Silas’ coaching team will lead a speaker’s series on sports, sports history, sportsmanship, teamwork and proper conduct of one’s life. As always the Silas’ philosophy of physical and mental toughness are taught in every aspect of the Go with the Pros camp.

The Camp’s NBA themed Playoffs, Championship game, and Awards are held where parents are encouraged to attend and see the progress of the camper through the Silas camp experience.