Dallas Mavericks center Dwight Powell was having a career year. He worked his way from a second round pick to rotation player to every night starter. Powell was averaging a career-high 26.5 minutes per game this season and near the league lead in effective field goal percentage.
The Mavs love Powell’s energy and work ethic. He never stops. The team fed off that energy, and it made them better.
Powell was in the middle of the best stretch of his season too. He upped his averages to 12.5 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 1.