Hilliard agrees to two-way deal with Spurs

Former Villanova standout Darrun Hilliard spent his first two NBA seasons with the Pistons.

Free agent shooting guard Darrun Hilliard has signed a two-way contract with the San Antonio Spurs, the team announced Monday.

Hilliard is 6-foot-6 and was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the second round (No. 38 overall) in 2015. He spent the previous two seasons with the Pistons, compiling averages of 3.6 points and 1.0 rebounds a game.

Per the Spurs’ press release, Hilliard was traded to the Houston Rockets on June 28. He was then sent to the Los Angeles Clippers the same day before being waived June 29.

Two-way contracts were added to the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement and will go into effect for the 2017-18 season,” the release explained. “Each team will now be able to have the standard 15 players on their roster, as well as up to two additional players on two-way contracts. Two-way players will spend the bulk of the season in the NBA G League, which includes San Antonio’s exclusively owned and operated affiliate, the Austin Spurs.”