Dwight Harlan Powell is a Canadian professional basketball player born in Toronto and belongs to the white ethnic group. Powell is not only a good athlete but also attractive in terms of his personality and individuality. He plays as a power forward for the Dallas Mavericks in NBA.
He is a multiple-time winner of All-Pac-12 First-team honor and also National Invitation Tournament headed by NCAA. Powell was ranked in top power-forward players in the nation in 2010.
As a junior, he was also named Most Improved Player of the Year. Similarly, as a senior, he was awarded the Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the year. Powell also happens to be a member of the Canadian national basketball team.
He was 45th pick by Charlotte Hornets in NBA draft 2014. He has played for teams including Boston Celtics, Maine Red Claws, Dallas Mavericks, and Texas Legends.
Dwight Powell Family
Harlan Powell and Jacqueline Weir are the parents of Dwight Powell. Powell is very easy being in an open-relation with his girlfriend, Ashley Morgan.
Powell believes there is nothing to hide from your fans when you are a public figure. The marriage of the two is not confirmed as Powell is eying on his career in NBA.
Dwight Powell Education
Powell got his early education from a boarding school named IMG Academy in Brandon, Florida. Then he got his graduation degree from Stanford University. He is graduated in science and technology but made his career path opposite to his field.
Dwight Powell Career
Powell was enrolled in IMG Academy where he got training in basketball. He averaged 23.2 points, 11.6 rebounds. His junior career average was 14.9 points and 8.4 rebounds. He managed to make his senior career average to 14.0 points, 6.9 rebounds.
He was picked by Boston Celtics but was traded to Cleveland Cavaliers where he made his debut in Summer League. He was traded back to the Celtics where he signed multiple rights contracts along with the Maine Red Claws. Powell was traded to Dallas Mavericks in 2014. When he got drafted in NBA, he said,
“That’s been my dream since I started playing basketball back in Canada”.
In NBA Summer League 2015, he scored his career first double-doubles against the Toronto Raptors but lost the match. The same year, he scored career highest 35 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 assists from Frisco Texas Legends in G League against the Los Angeles Defenders.
In 5 regular seasons from the Dallas, Powell has maintained his performance up-to-the-mark and his stats pretty decent. In 331 matches played from Dallas, he has averaged 7.5 points and 4.5 rebounds.
Powell is a skillful player with the great experience of playing in different teams and pressure situations, which is a deadly combination. His coach said, he thinks Powell “will have a long NBA career.”
Dwight Powell Net Worth
Powell has net worth above $43 million in 2020. He has earned $28 million from the Mavericks in 5 regular seasons. His base salary is expected to be $11 million from the Mavericks incoming season.
Dwight Powell Basketball Shoes
- Nike Hyperdunk
- Nike Zoom Freak 1
- Nike Kobe AD Exodus
- Nike Zoom LeBron Soldier 8