Down Syndrome Teen Signs NBA Contract With Philadelphia 76ers

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Kevin Grow is one heck of a ball player.

The 18-year-old Bensalem High School senior, who has Down syndrome, brought fans to their feet after he sunk 14 points in 90 seconds during a Senior Night game in Bensalem, Pa. Feb. 7.

Video of Kevin's basketball skills went viral, with the video eventually making its way to Philadelphia 76ers President and General Manager Sam Hinkie, who signed the teen to a two-day contract with the team, according to

"You just walk away and have a little bit more appreciation for a bunch of things," Sixers head coach Brett Brown told the site. "It's a grounding effect when you see something like that."

Kevin's sister Laura dished on her bro's excitement about the opportunity, saying, "By far, Kevin's favorite team is the Sixers, and he was so excited just to be able to come down here and see practice."

"But to be a part of the team, and when we got downstairs to see all the media there, it was even more of a surprise. This whole thing's just taken a mind of its own, and it's just such a neat experience."

According to People, Kevin was all smiles as he hit the court in his practice jersey, ate a pre-practice meal with the 76ers and hit the court to practice drills Monday.

He went on to make his debut at the Sixers game against the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday night.

Check out the video that landed Kevin the contract below!

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