Dwight Powell Suffers Ruptured Achilles Tendon

DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks announced today that center Dwight Powell suffered a rupture of his right Achilles tendon. The injury occurred in the first quarter of the Mavericks’ 110-107 loss to the L.A. Clippers on Jan. 21, 2020. 

DALLAS, TX - NOVEMBER 08: Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (7) shoots a free throw during the game between the Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks on November 8, 2019 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. (Photo by George Walker/DFWsportsonline)Powell is currently weighing his surgical options and updates will be provided as appropriate.

Powell (6-10, 240) has appeared in 40 games (37 starts) for the Mavericks this season with averages of 9.4 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 26.5 minutes per game.