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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • Mavericks waive C Mbenga, G Holloway

  • The Dallas Mavericks waived guard Tu Holloway and center DJ Mbenga on Tuesday. Both Holloway and Mbenga were signed as free agents on September 27.
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  • The Dallas Mavericks waived guard Tu Holloway and center DJ Mbenga on Tuesday. Both Holloway and Mbenga were signed as free agents on September 27.


    Holloway (6-feet, 190 pounds) 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. As a junior, Holloway was Atlantic 10 Player of the Year and earned Third Team All-America honors from the Associated Press while averaging 19.7 points and 5.4 assists a game.


    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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