Dwayne Mitchell

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Dwayne Mitchell
Jämtland Basket
Position Shooting guard
League Swedish Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1982-08-24) August 24, 1982 (age 34)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school John F. Kennedy
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
College Auburn (2001–2002)
Louisiana–Lafayette (2003–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2007 Paris Basket Racing
2007–2008 Iowa Energy
2008 Brose Baskets Bamberg
2008–2009 Los Angeles D-Fenders
2009–2010 Hapoel Holon
2010–2011 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2011–2012 Ironi Ashkelon
2012–2013 MBC Mykolaiv
2013 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2014 Bucaneros de La Guaira
2014 Westchester Knicks
2014–present Jämtland Basket
Career highlights and awards

Dwayne Mitchell (born August 24, 1982) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Jämtland Basket of the Swedish Basketball League. He played college basketball for Auburn University and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Professional career[edit]

Mitchell went undrafted in the 2006 NBA draft. In October 2006, he signed with Paris Basket Racing of France for the 2006–07 season.

In July 2007, Mitchell joined the Miami Heat for the 2007 NBA Summer League. On November 1, 2007, he was selected by the Iowa Energy with the 13th overall pick in the 2007 NBA D-League draft. On February 22, 2008, he terminated his contract with the Energy.[1] Later that month, he signed with Brose Baskets Bamberg of Germany for the rest of the 2007–08 season.

In July 2008, Mitchell joined the Los Angeles Lakers for the 2008 NBA Summer League. On August 1, 2008, he signed with the Lakers.[2] However, he was later waived by the Lakers on October 8, 2008.[3] On November 1, 2008, he was reacquired by the Iowa Energy. Ten days later, he was traded to the Los Angeles D-Fenders in exchange for Patrick Sanders.[4]

In July 2009, Mitchell joined the Portland Trail Blazers for the 2009 NBA Summer League. On August 29, 2009, he signed with Hapoel Holon of Israel for the 2009–10 season.[5] On April 1, 2010, he was released by Holon after he sustained a knee injury which required surgery.[6]

In October 2010, Mitchell signed with Maccabi Rishon LeZion for the 2010–11 season.[7]

On July 31, 2011, Mitchell signed with Ironi Ashkelon for the 2011–12 season.[8]

On August 21, 2012, Mitchell signed with MBC Mykolaiv of the Ukraine for the 2012–13 season.[9]

On July 27, 2013, Mitchell signed with Maccabi Rishon LeZion for the 2013–14 season, returning to the club for a second stint.[10] However, after just two games, he was released by Maccabi on October 22, 2013.[11] On December 14, 2013, he signed with Bucaneros de La Guaira of Venezuela for the 2014 LPB season.[12]

On November 1, 2014, Mitchell was selected by the Westchester Knicks in the sixth round of the 2014 NBA Development League Draft.[13][14] On November 21, 2014, he was waived by the Knicks after appearing in one game.[15]


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