Photo: Ilya Bryzgalov's New Mask

Photo: Ilya Bryzgalov's New Mask

If you remember, Ilya Bryzgalov had three masks last season -- one with that looked like a tiger-centric hallucination, one that paid tribute to Philadelphia's history and one (designed specifically for the Winter Classic) that honored more than a few local sporting legends.
Well, Bryz revealed mask No. 4 in his Flyers tenure via his Twitter account this afternoon.
As you can see, he's stuck with the tiger motif. But this time, there's also (what appears to be) a black swan (according to commenter Jacob H. via ingoalmag, who has more) a Russian phoenix on the chin, flanked on either side by Flyers logos, and St. Basil's Cathedral displayed prominently on the crown. I maintain that bird looks more like a swan than a phoenix, but, hey, whatever.
Your thoughts on design No. 4? Here, I'll go ahead and get it out of the way for you: "Less with the masks, more with the saves."
OK, now what do you think about design No. 4?


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Sixers sign Chasson Randle to second 10-day contract

Sixers sign Chasson Randle to second 10-day contract

It looks like point guard Chasson Randle has earned himself some more time in Philadelphia. 

The Sixers on Friday announced that they signed Randle to a second 10-day contract. 

Randle was first signed by the Sixers on Jan. 9 and has appeared in two games, thanks in large part to a wrist injury that forced starter T.J. McConnell to msis some time and pushed backup point guard Sergio Rodriguez into the starting lineup. 

Randle scored a career-high 10 points in 16 minutes in Monday's win over the Bucks, shooting 50 percent from the field (3 for 6) and beyond the arc (2 for 4), while also adding two rebounds and an assist. 

He played in 19 games this season for the Westchester Knicks of the NBA D-League before signing with the Sixers, leading the team in scoring with 21 points per game, including back-to-back games of 38 and 36 points in December. 

Randle went undrafted in 2015 after a four-year career at Stanford. 

Source: Sixers claim, then waive Mo Williams

Source: Sixers claim, then waive Mo Williams

Updated: 6:13 p.m.

Mo Williams was barely a Sixer.

The Sixers on Friday claimed the 34-year-old point guard, then waived him, a league source confirmed to's Jessica Camerato. The Sixers followed it with the re-signing of guard Chasson Randle to a second 10-day contract.

ESPN's Marc Stein first reported the news of the Sixers' claiming Williams.

Per the report, the Sixers made the claim in order to get $2.2 million closer to the salary floor while preventing the Nuggets from doing so after Denver acquired Williams in a trade with the Hawks.

It's been a whirlwind two weeks for Williams, who was traded from the Cavaliers to the Hawks as part of the Kyle Korver deal. Williams was then shipped to the Nuggets, who then waived him.

Now he's been claimed and waived by the Sixers in the same day.

Williams, a veteran of 13 NBA seasons, last played for 2015-16 championship-winning Cleveland, where he played 41 regular-season contests and averaged 8.2 points and 2.4 assists per game.