Dwight Powell is a professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association. He has played for many prominent NBA teams in his career. Although the Charlotte Hornets picked him, he started his career with the Boston Celtics.
Currently, he plays for the 2011 NBA champion team Dallas Mavericks. Besides that, he has also played in the NBA G League. Dwight played for Maine Red Claws from Portland, Maine. After that, he served the Texas-based minor league team Texas Legends.
Moreover, he played collegiate basketball at Stanford University. With his exceptional skills, he received well-deserved attention from recruiters. Powell is from Canada and represented his country in the 2015 FIBA AmeriCup. He won a bronze medal in the Cup that was held in Mexico City, Mexico.
Aside from that, the player missed the entirety of the 2020 NBA season due to an injury. While attempting to hit the basket, he injured his Achilles Tendon and fell with a sharp pain in his leg.
Before getting into details about the Maverick player’s life and career, here are some quick facts about him.
|Full Name||Dwight Harlan Powell|
|Birth Date||July 20, 1991|
|Birth Place||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Father’s Name||Harlan Powell|
|Mother’s Name||Jacqueline Weir|
|Height||6 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||240 lb (109 kg)|
|Current Team||Dallas Mavericks|
|Position||Power Forward, Centre|
|Active Years||2014 – Present|
|Net Worth||Over $45 million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|