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Detroit’s Darrun Hilliard to miss Summer League with stress fracture in lower back

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CLEVELAND, OHIO - APRIL 13: Channing Frye #9 of the Cleveland Cavaliers defends against Darrun Hilliard #6 of the Detroit Pistons during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena on April 13, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Pistons defeated Cleveland 112-110 in overtime. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

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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.