The Dallas Mavericks announced on Tuesday that they have signed Fab Melo, D.J. Kennedy and Richard McConnell to expand the current roster to 18 players.

Melo (7-0, 255) is a former Syracuse University standout and Big East Defensive Player of the Year. He was originally the 22nd overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics.

Kennedy (6-6, 215) is a 2013 NBA D-League All-Star who helped the Rio Grande Valley Vipers win the D-League Championship in 2013.

McConnell (6-0, 189) finished as one of the top all-around players in St. Mary’s history (2007-11).