Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today they have signed Canadian forward Dwight Powell.
The 6’11 240lb Powell was drafted 45th overall in June by the Charlotte Hornets after playing four years at Stanford where he averaged 10.8 points and 6.3 rebounds in 26.2 minutes per game. Powell also played for Canada in the World University Games in the summer of 2013.
Acquired together with center Brendan Haywood from the Hornets for Scotty Hopson in July, Powell appeared in three NBA Summer League games for the Cleveland where he averaged 5.0 points and 3.7 rebounds.
Read the Cavaliers announcement here.