Detroit's Hilliard to miss summer league with back problem

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Detroit Pistons guard Darrun Hilliard will not participate in summer league because of a stress fracture of his lower back.

The Pistons announced Hilliard's injury Thursday, saying he'll be evaluated by team physicians, and his timeline for returning to basketball will be determined when his diagnosis is done.

The 6-foot-6 Hilliard was a second-round draft pick by the Pistons last year. He played in 38 games as a rookie, averaging 4.0 points and 10.1 minutes.

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