Former Villanova Wildcat Darrun Hilliard has agreed to a two-way contract with the San Antonio Spurs.
Hilliard was drafted 38th overall in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons and spent his first two seasons with the Pistons, while also making stops with their G-League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive. Hilliard appeared in 77 games for the Pistons, averaging just under 10 minutes per game and 3.6 points per game.
Earlier this summer, Hilliard was traded by the Pistons to the Houston Rockets, and then the Los Angeles Clippers as part of the Chris Paul trade. Hilliard was waived by the Clippers shortly after.
Just two weeks ago Hilliard was part of the USA Basketball FIBA Americup team that won the gold medal. Throughout the five game tournament, Hilliard averaged 13.1 points per game, to go along with 3.4 rebounds per game as well as 1.6 assists per game.
Each NBA team is only allowed a pair of two-way contracts, so it is notable that the Spurs decided to give one to Hilliard. The Bethlehem, Pennsylvania native will not be the only former Villanova Wildcat on a two-way deal, Ryan Arcidiacono was signed to one by the Chicago Bulls in July.