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Dallas Mavericks: Dwight Powell has a message for the Class of 2020

Dallas Mavericks Dwight Powell (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
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Dallas Mavericks center Dwight Powell shares message for Class of 2020

The Dallas Mavericks will miss Dwight Powell during the NBA’s restart in Orlando. The 28-year-old tore his Achilles in January. He is hoping to be ready to play for the start of the 2020-2021 season.

The Mavs will head to Orlando in July. They will be one of 22 teams vying for the NBA championship. Each team plays eight regular season games before the playoffs begin. The Mavericks will be looking to make a run in the crowded Western Conference.

They will miss Powell’s energy and effort on the court. He is one of the league’s best roll man and provides significant leadership for the young Mavs. No word yet on whether Powell will travel with the team to Orlando or stay in Dallas to continue rehabbing his injury.

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DP is also one of the most active players in the community. He is always giving back and helping others. Powell did it again on June 10.

Dallas Mavericks big man Dwight Powell shares message for Class of 2020

It has been a strange time to graduate. The novel coronavirus has wiped out the end of the school years across the country. That means no graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020. That is unfortunate, but Powell offered them a special message to help soften the blow of missing out on the milestone. Hear him below.

Wise words from Powell. Congratulations to all the graduates out there. Hopefully, the class continues striving for massive things. The pandemic is just a bump in the road. Keep bettering yourself and make the most of each day.

Dwight Powell is attacking his rehab as you read this. He is preparing to be back on the court in December when the 2020-2021 season kicks off. Expect him to continue providing leadership, energy, and effort for the Mavs. He is one of the hardest workers on the team. That won’t change either.

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