Josh Akognon G MEM Jul 17 '79
Grizzlies waive G Josh Akognon.
Dallas let him go after he led their team in points per game in summer league, and reportedly wanted to bring him back after he pasted through waivers in July. The Mavs do have plenty of depth in the backcourt, but there are some other teams with guard deficiencies that may want to give Akognon a shot at their camp.
Josh Akognon G MEM May 04 '79
The Grizzlies claimed Josh Akognon off waivers Wednesday, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.
The Mavs waived Akognon on Sunday due to financial restrictions. He led the summer league with 17.5 points and Dallas had hoped to re-sign him if Akognon made it through waivers.
Josh Akognon G MEM May 01 '79
The Mavericks waived Josh Akognon on Sunday due to salary cap considerations.
Akognon led the Mavs during Summer League with 17.5 points per game, though he shot just 41.8 percent from the field. Dallas is interested in re-signing him, but he may get claimed off waivers and is also expected to receive some lucrative offers from teams in China.
Josh Akognon G MEM Jan 22 '79
The Mavericks are expected to offer Josh Akognon a second 10-day contract.
Akognon is the latest and should be the last in a rotating list of guards the Mavs are auditioning with their final roster spot. Akognon has appeared in one game with Dallas, scoring two points to go with one assist in four minutes.