Paris (13 dec.)
Montpellier hires US center Mario Bennett (2m07, 28).
Played college ball at the Arizona State University (1991-95). Selected at
the 1995 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns as a 1st round pick (#27), made his
pro debut, still with Suns, in the 1995-96 season. After some brief stints
in the CBA, was signed for the 1998-99 season by the Chicago Bulls, back in
the NBA. Started the 2000-01 season with the San Diego Wildfire, in the ABA,
but was soon released. In 2001-02 joined, in early November and with a
temporary contract, by CB Malaga (Spain).