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Dwight Powell has surgery on Achilles

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DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks announced today that center Dwight Powell underwent surgery to repair the 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.

The surgery was performed by Dr. Bob Anderson in Green Bay, Wis.

Powell (6-10, 240) 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.

No timetable has been set for Powell’s return.

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