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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • Mavericks add three to training camp roster

  • The Dallas Mavericks announced Thursday the signings of free agents Josh Akognon, Tu Holloway and DJ Mbenga to complete their training camp roster.
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  • The Dallas Mavericks announced Thursday the signings of free agents Josh Akognon, Tu Holloway and DJ Mbenga to complete their training camp roster.


    Akognon (5-foot-11, 185 pounds) is a Petaluma, Calif., native who started his collegiate career at Washington State University before transferring to California State-Fullerton. As a senior, Akognon was named Big West Conference Player of the Year after averaging 23.9 points per game.


    Holloway (6-0, 190) played collegiately at Xavier University and went undrafted in the 2012 NBA Draft. In his four years as a Musketeer, he played in 134 games and held career averages of 13.7 points, 4.1 assists and 1.2 steals per contest.


    Mbenga (7-0, 240) is native of Congo who was originally signed by Dallas as a rookie free agent on July 14, 2004 after playing with the Mavericks summer league squad. In his first stint with Dallas he saw action in 79 games averaging 1.3 points and 0.9 rebounds.

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