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Dallas signs Josh Akognon

Guard Josh Akognon did enough to impress the Mavericks.

Per the Mavericks' press release, guard Josh Akognon has been signed to the team. Details of the contract were undisclosed, as per team policy. There are only three games left for the season, so I guess, congratulations to Josh!

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, Calif., 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.

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