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San Antonio Spurs sign former Virginia guard London Perrantes

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BROOKLYN, NY - MARCH 08: Virginia Cavaliers guard London Perrantes (32) during the second half of the 2017 New York Life ACC Tournament second round game between the Virginia Cavaliers and the Pittsburgh Panthers on March 8, 2017, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn,NY. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - MARCH 08: Virginia Cavaliers guard London Perrantes (32) during the second half of the 2017 New York Life ACC Tournament second round game between the Virginia Cavaliers and the Pittsburgh Panthers on March 8, 2017, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn,NY. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
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The San Antonio Spurs announced the signing of former Virgina guard London Perrantes.

On Wednesday evening, the San Antonio Spurs announced the signing of London Perrantes. The contract details weren’t disclosed, which is per team policy.

Perrantes played all four years of his college career at Virginia, from 2013-17. He wasn’t selected in the 2017 NBA Draft but spent time on the Miami Heat’s Orlando and Las Vegas Summer League teams.

Perrantes commented on the announcement on Twitter. He said, “The Marathon Continues #GodsPlan”. The Virginia Basketball Twitter account congratulated its alumnus, too.

https://twitter.com/London_Tyus/status/900456837174231040

Congrats @London_Tyus & best of luck with the @spurs! #NBAHoos https://t.co/FOULU74eWM

— Virginia Basketball (@UVAMensHoops) August 23, 2017

While the contract wasn’t announced, it could be a two-way signing. The Spurs gave this newly created deal to Matt Costello in July. As HoopsHype noted in its explanation of two-way contracts, teams can give out a maximum of two, technically bringing the roster to 17 players. These two players can spend up to 45 days on the NBA roster for the 2017-18 season and make the minimum salary ($815,615). Otherwise, they will be in the G-League and make as much as $75,000.

If that’s the case, the Spurs have a forward and guard backup in the wings in case of a potential injury. 2017 second-round pick Jaron Blossomgame will be on the Austin Spurs, too, but on a G-League contract.

An alternative is Perrantes comes in as a camp body, gets released and signs with Austin. That way the Spurs have the second two-way contract for someone else.

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In Perrantes’ four years at Virginia, he averaged 8.9 points and 3.8 assists. His 3-point shooting was always effective, as he hit them from long distance at a 40.9 percent clip, second in Cavaliers history. Perrantes hit a career-high 48 percent of his shots from behind the arc in the 2015-16 season and 37 percent in the 2016-17 season. The latter year had him average 12.7 points, 3.8 assists, and 3.0 rebounds in 32.1 minutes per game.

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