The Philadelphia 76ers announced last week that the team has signed guards Shake Milton and Demetrius Jackson to two way contracts.
By signing a two contract the means Milton and Jackson will be spending time with the Delaware Blue Coats, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA G-League affiliate. Milton and Jackson also have a opportunity to spend up to 45 days with the Philadelphia 76ers.
Milton was a second round draft night trade for the 76ers who was acquired from Dallas for the the draft rights to the No. 56 overall pick, Ray Spalding from Louisville and the No. 60 overall pick, Kostas Antetokounmpo from Dayton.
The 6-foot-5 guard, 205 pound guard played his college ball at Southern Methodist University where he averaged 13.4 points per game, 3.9 rebounds per game, 3.9 assists and 34.7 minutes a game in three seasons.
The former SMU player earned numerous awards for his play which includes two time Second-team All-AAC (2017, 2018) and AAC All-Rookie team (2016).
Jackson rejoins the 76ers as a second time two-way player as the veteran guard signed a two way player contract last year with the team.
Jackson appeared in the 2018 Summer League for the 76ers where he averaged 8.2 points per game, 3.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists in six games.
The 6 foot 1, 201 pound guard played 15 games in the NBA last season which was with the Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers.
Jackson also played for both the 76ers ( Delaware 87ers) and Rockets (Rio Grande Valley Vipers) G-League teams posting 14.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.2 steals in 26 games last season.
Jackson played college basketball at Notre Dame University where he averaged 11.6 points per game, 1.1 steals, 3.2 assists and 3.1 rebounds in his three seasons there.
During his team at Notre Dame, Jackson earned many honors including NABC All-District (2) Second Team, All-ACC Second Team (Coaches), All-ACC Second Team (Media), ACC All-Tournament Second Team and ACC Player of the Week.