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Special Needs Teen Signs Two-Day Contract With Philly 76ers

Feb 18, 2014 | 6:30 PM    Written By: John S
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Kevin Grow has been a beloved part of Bensalem High School's basketball organization as the team's manager for the past four years, and the 18-year-old senior proved earlier this month that he can ball too.

Grow, who has down syndrome, was asked to suit up for the final two games of the season. He scored a total of three points in the first game, but it was the second game where he had the roaring crowd on its feet. Wearing jersey number 33, Grow knocked down four treys in the final two minutes of the game, including a buzzer beater.

It seems the Philadelphia 76ers took notice of the teen's epic performance. The team announced Monday they are signing the senior to a ceremonial two-day contract.

Grow will be on center court with his new teammates Tuesday night when they go against the Cavaliers at the Wells Fargo Center.

The Sixers are reportedly taking tips from Grow on their own three-point game.

Grow will also get his own custom Sixers jersey.

Source: bossip.com

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