Josh Powell (born January 25, 1983, in Charleston, South Carolina) is an American professional basketball player. While playing at NC State, Powell averaged 12.4 ppg and 5.2 rpg in his sophomore year (-). He was not selected in the 2003 NBA Draft and played in Europe. However, he worked out for numerous teams and was eventually signed by the Dallas Mavericks, who were looking for a power forward to develop behind star Dirk Nowitzki. He played two games in 200304 with Lokomotiv-Rostov in the Russian Superleague before finishing the season with Euroride Scafati of the Italian Lega 2. In 200405, Powell averaged 16.6 PPG and 11.9 RPG with Pepsi Caserta of the Italian League. At the beginning of the - season, Powell was in the D-League and put up solid numbers until he was called up to the NBA, where he played only in 'garbage time,' when the game had already been practically decided.
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