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Happy birthday to James Silas

James Silas is one of those unique players who spent the greater portion of his career with one team. Originally drafted in 1972 into the NBA, Silas was waived by the Houston Rockets before suiting up. He was then invited by the Dallas Chaparrals to come play in the ABA, which he did. The Chaparrals left Dallas and headed down I-35 to San Antonio and became the Spurs.
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Q&A: Pistons and San Antonio native Xavier Silas on the latest with Spurs great James Silas and his opportunity with Detroit

SAN ANTONIO — Native San Antonian and son of Spurs legend James Silas, Xavier Silas, is rapidly moving up the NBA coaching ranks. He got his NBA coaching break with the Sixers as an assistant coach with their G League affiliate Blue Coats and now has moved to join the Pistons organization serving as an assistant coach with the G League's Motor City Cruise where he is loving the opportunity with Detroit.
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Happy birthday, James Silas

James Silas is one of those players who spent the greater portion of his career with one team. Originally drafted in 1972 into the NBA, Silas was waived by the Houston Rockets before suiting up. He was then invited by the Dallas Chaparrals to come play in the ABA, which he did. The Chaparrals left Dallas and headed down I-35 to San Antonio and became the Spurs.
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