Mavericks news: Vote for Dwight Powell, Mavs workout draft hopeful, more

Dallas Mavericks, Dwight Powell, Luka Doncic
Dallas Mavericks, Dwight Powell, Luka Doncic / Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Mavericks did not qualify for the playoffs this season, but it has not stopped them from winning awards. Fans need to get out and vote for Dwight Powell to win the 2023 Bob Lanier NBA Community Assist Award if they want them to win another. The award is given monthly and annually to a player that makes a massive impact in the community.

Powell shared the award with Chris Paul, Jaylen Brown, George Hill, and Harrison Barnes in 2020, and he also won for the month of October 2018. The 6’10 big man has been nominated for the season-long award three times, and he is looking to win outright for the first time. Read more about his charity work here.

Fans can vote for DP among the ten nominees here.

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Luka Doncic earned first-team All-NBA honors for the fourth straight year on May 10. In doing so, he tied the great Dirk Nowitzki’s mark.

The Mavs worked out 2023 NBA Draft prospect Justin Powell. He averaged 10.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 2.8 assists in 33.8 minutes per game during his third college season. The 6’6 wing could be a summer league target, depending on his draft status.

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Jalen Brunson made the Mavericks look foolish again as he went for 38 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists in the Knicks' 112-103 win over the Heat to keep their season alive. He played the full 48 minutes on Wednesday night. JB is averaging 26.5 points, 5.9 assists, 5.0 rebounds, and 1.5 steals per game in the playoffs.

The defending champions stayed alive with a 121-106 win over the Lakers on Wednesday night. Stephen Curry led the way with 27 points and eight assists to shift the series back to LA. The pressure is on the Lakers in Game 6 because the Dubs will have all the momentum if it gets to Game 7 back in San Francisco.

The Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors are heating up their coaching searches. Former Maverick J.J. Redick interviewed for the Raptors opening, and the Bucks are looking at several assistants from around the league.

Chris Paul will miss tonight’s Game 6 with his strained groin. Can the Suns keep their season alive at home without their starting point guard?

The Dallas Mavericks news and rumors are about to heat up, so stay tuned for all the latest.

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