BC Partizan NiS Beograd (Serbia-KLS) has made a move to strengthen their backcourt by adding Nigerian-American guard Josh-Emmanuel Akognon (180 cm, CS Fullerton’09) this 2015. Josh is coming off a productive stint in China, playing for the Foshan Long Lions (CBA). In 35 games he registered averages of 31.9 ppg and 3.5 apg.
In 2013/14 Akognon bid goodbye to the NBA after being released by the Memphis Grizzlies. He headed to China to play for Qingdao Double Star Eagles where he played 29 games and averaged 28.1 ppg and 5.0 apg. In February 2014 he returned stateside to play for the Delaware 87ers (D-League) and there he averaged 15.6 ppg and 4.2 apg in 15 games.