Mavericks Sign Free Agents Keith Hornsby And Jameel Warney

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  • For Immediate Release
  • July 27, 2016

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed free agent guard Keith Hornsby and free agent forward Jameel Warney. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Hornsby (6'2, 210) went undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft after a 1000-point collegiate career at the University of North Carolina - Ashville and Louisiana State University. After graduating from prep power Oak Hill Academy, Hornsby began his collegiate career at UNC-Ashville before transferring to LSU for his junior and senior seasons.

IN two years at LSU, the Williamsburg, Virginia native played in 53 games (52 starts) and finished with averages of 13.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 33.6 minutes. As a senior, Hornsby averaged 13.1 points, second on the team to 2016 NBA Draft first overall pick Ben Simmons, before his year was cut short by a season-ending abdominal injury that required surgery.

Warney (6'8, 260) played in all six games for the mavericks at the Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. He averaged 6.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 1.0 block in 16.5 minutes per contest. He led Dallas in field goal percentage, shooting .593 from the floor while making .875 from the foul line.

The native of Brunswick, New Jersey, went undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft after four successful seasons at Stony Brook University where he averaged 15.8 points, 9.4 rebounds. 1.6 assists, 2.0 blocks and 30.7 minutes in 135 career collegiate games. In his senior season with the Seawolves, Warney averaged 19.8 points, 10.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 3.0 blocks in 33 games on his way to earning America East Player and Defensive Player of the Year. he finished his career at Stony Brook as the school's all-time leader in points (2132), rebounds (1275), blocks (275) and games (135).