Thursday , Aug , 03 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Mavs sign Mensah-Bonsu

Dallas, TX (Sports Network) – The Dallas Mavericks signed free agent forward
Pops Mensah-Bonsu on Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Mensah-Bonsu went undrafted in the 2006 NBA Draft and joined the Mavericks
summer league team.

He garnered First-Team Atlantic-10 honors last season after he averaged 12.6
points, 6.7 rebounds and a team-high 38 blocked shots. The London, England
native ranks second on the school’s all-time list with 141 career blocked
shots and has shown steady improvement throughout his collegiate career.

He earned Second Team all-conference as a junior, and was voted as the
Atlantic-10 Most Improved Player following his sophomore year.