Dwight Powell Celebrity Life
Dwight Harlan Powell is a basketball professional from Canada. He was born on July 20th, 1991 and currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA. In his college days, he featured for the Stanford University. He is a player for the Canadian team for basketball.
Boston Celtics (2014)
Powell was picked by the Charlotte Hornets as the 45th selection during the NBA drafts of 2014. His player rights were sold to the Cleveland Cavaliers as a part of player exchange deal along with cash. He played for the Cavaliers in the Summer League of NBA.
Dallas Mavericks (2014–2020)
Powell was sent to the Dallas Mavericks alongside Rajon Rondo as a player exchange deal for Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, and a future pick in December 2014. He netted a season-best of 11 points versus the Denver Nuggets which they lost. He received many assignments to the Texas Legends in the rookie year of his career.
Powell was included in the Mavericks team that appeared for the Summer League of NBA 2015. He made the first double-double of his career as he came up with 10 points along with 10 rebounds during their loss versus the Toronto Raptors.
Powell signed for the Mavericks again in July 2016. In December, he netted a new career-best of 17 points during a victory versus the Chicago Bulls. He recorded 2 points versus the Phoenix Suns in April 2017. He equaled this tally during their match versus the Golden State Warriors which they lost in January 2018. He equaled this number again during their defeat in overtime versus the Oklahoma City Thunder in February.
In March 2019, he made a new career-best of 26 points during a defeat at the hands of Washington Wizards. In April he made 25 points versus the Minnesota Timberwolves which they lost. After considering the 2019–20 season, he extended his contract with the Mavericks in July 2019. In January 2020, in a match versus the Los Angeles Clippers, he suffered a tendon injury while trying to get to the basket
Golden State Warriors (2020-Present)
Dwight Powell was exchanged to the Warriors in return for Willie Cauley-Stein along with a future pick in January 2020.
High school career
Powell went to IMG Academy in Florida. In his senior year, he had an average of 23.2 points, 2.3 blocks, 11.6 rebounds, and 4.4 assists per match. He was regarded as a 5-star recruit and had 8th rank in terms of power forwards. He was also ranked 25th in the country for 2010.
During his freshman season of 2010–11 at Stanford, he earned a selection to the Team of All-Freshman by Pac 10. Out of the 31 matches, he started 26 games and had an average points tally of 8.1 and averaged 5.2 rebounds per match. Powell was honored with inclusion in the Mention of Pac-12 All-Academic. He was also awarded the Most Improved Player of the Year award by Pac-12.
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