Philadelphia 76ers sign high schooler on two day contract

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The Philadelphia 76ers yesterday announced that they have signed high school player Kevin Grow to a two day ceremonial contract.

Grow shot to fame this month when he scored 14 points in his last two games for Bensalem high school including a buzzer beater during his last game.

The senior has down syndrome and has served his high school team as manager for four years.

His home-town NBA team 76ers have now presented him with a two day contract and have announced that Grow will be involved in pre-game festivities prior to the team's game with the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight.

Grow will be presented with a personalized jersey and will participate in the high five tunnel before tip off. The newest Sixer will also stand with the team during the singing of the national anthem.

He will join his Bensalem teammates on the court for a special presentation during a timeout. Grow will also have the opportunity to tour the team's facility, have a shootaround with pro NBA players and receive branded 76ers gear.

The 76ers themselves are having a poor season, lying second from bottom in the Eastern Conference. Perhaps Grow's presence can help the team pick up the win against the Cavs tonight.

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