Dwight Powell (born July 20, 1991) is a Canadian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks. He played college basketball for Stanford University.
On June 26, 2014, Powell was selected with the 45th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Charlotte Hornets. On July 12, 2014, Powell’s rights were traded, along with Brendan Haywood, to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Scotty Hopson and cash considerations. On August 23, 2014, he signed with the Cavaliers. On September 25, 2014, he was traded, along with John Lucas III, Erik Murphy, Malcolm Thomas and the Cavaliers’ 2016 and 2017 second-round picks, to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Keith Bogans and two future second-round picks. During his rookie season with the Celtics, he was assigned multiple times to the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League.
On December 18, 2014, Powell was traded, along with Rajon Rondo, to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson, Brandan Wright, a 2015 first-round pick and a 2016 second-round pick.