Mavericks Sign Guard Josh Akognon
- For Immediate Release
- April 13, 2013
DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed guard Josh Akognon. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Akognon (5'11, 185) originally signed a 10-day contract with Dallas on April 3. He made his NBA regular-season debut against Phoenix on April 10 and recorded two points and one assist in 4 minutes.
A native of Petaluma, California, Akognon began his collegiate career at Washington State before transferring to Cal State Fullerton. As a junior, he led the Titans to a Big West regular season title, Big West Tournament Championship and an NCAA Tournament appearance for the first time in 30 years. As a senior, Akognon was named Big West Conference Player of the Year after averaging 23.9 points per game. He went undrafted in the 2009 NBA draft.