Josh Akognon

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Basketball Player
Date of Birth February 10, 1986
Place of Birth Greenbrae, California
Age 34 years old
Horoscope Aquarius

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Josh Akognon

Joshua Emmanuel Akognon is an American-Nigerian professional basketball player for Iberostar Tenerife of the Liga ACB. He played college basketball for Washington State and Cal State Fullerton. Standing at, he plays at the point guard position.

Born: Feb 10, 1986, Greenbrae, California
Nationality: American / Nigerian
Listed height: 5 ft 11 in
Listed weight: 185 lb
High school: Casa Grande (Petaluma, California)
College: Washington State (2004–2006), Cal State Fullerton (2007–2009)
Position: Point guard
League: Liga ACB, Champions League
NBA draft: 2009 / Round / Pick
Team: Iberostar Tenerife
Number: 2

About Josh Akognon

Nigerian-American point guard who broke into the NBA in 2013 with the Dallas Mavericks.

Before Fame

He played 2 years of college basketball at Washington State before transferring to Cal State Fullerton.


He played in Estonia and China after college and before making it to the NBA.

Family Life

He was born to Emmanuel and Alfreda Akognon.


In 2013, he began playing on the Dallas Mavericks with star power forward Dirk Nowitzki.

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Latest information about Josh Akognon updated on January 27, 2021.

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