Elijah Stewart didn’t hear his name called during Thursday night’s NBA Draft, but he didn’t have to wait long to hear from a team. The former USC guard was signed by the Indiana Pacers early Friday morning. The news was reported by OC Register’s Joey Kaufman via twitter.
Former USC guard Elijah Stewart, who went undrafted, is signing an Exhibit 10 contract with the Indiana Pacers, per a source. Under the terms, he will join their Summer League team and attend training camp.— Joey Kaufman (@joeyrkaufman) June 22, 2018
Stewart signed an Exhibit 10 contract. An Exhibit 10 contract allows for a players contract to turn into a two way if they make a teams G-League team. Stewart will play on the Pacers Summer League team and attend the teams training camp. The former USC guard will bring length on the defensive end as well as the ability to stretch the floor with his catch and shoot skills.
During his final season with the Trojans, Stewart had a .391 3 point percentage which was 4th best on the team. He also averaged 11.7 points a game starting for the Trojans.