Memphis Grizzlies waive Josh Akognon and Derrick ByarsPosted by Inside Hoops
The Memphis Grizzlies waived Josh Akognon and Derrick Byars, the team announced today.
Akognon (5-11, 185) averaged 1.7 points in 3.0 minutes in three games for the Dallas Mavericks and also played for the Liaoning Jiebao Hunters in China last season. The 27-year-old Cal State Fullerton product was claimed off waivers by Memphis on July 23 after he was waived by Dallas on July 21.
Byars (6-7, 220) competed for ALBA Berlin in Germany and Caciques de Humacao in Puerto Rico last season. Memphis signed the 29-year-old Vanderbilt product as a free agent on Sept. 29.
The Grizzlies’ roster now stands at 16 players.