SAN ANTONIO, Tex. -- The San Antonio Spurs have picked up the fourth-year option on guard George Hill, the team announced Wednesday.
Hill, who is now signed through the 2011-12 season, appeared in 78 games last season and started 43 of them. He averaged 12.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists, and finished second in the voting for most improved player.
Since being selected 26th overall in the 2008 draft out of IUPUI, Hill has averaged 9.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists over 155 games.
Additionally, he has averaged 11.2 points and 2.8 rebounds in 14 playoff games.