Mavericks sign Japanese guard Yuki Togashi

Yuki Togashi #18 of the Dallas Mavericks drives to the basket against Myck Kabongo #3 of the Toronto Raptors during the Samsung NBA Summer League 2014. g(Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks have signed Japanese guard YukiTogashiafter he played on their summer league team.

Togashiaveraged 5.3 points in four summer league games. The native ofNiigata, Japan, played high school basketball in the U.S. at the school that produced Kevin Durant.

After his graduation from Montrose Christian School in Maryland in 2012,Togashiplayed professionally in his native country in 2013-14, averaging 16.3 points and a league-high 7.6 assists per game for theAkitaNorthernHappinets.

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