Kasib Powell

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Kasib Powell
Sioux Falls Skyforce
Position Assistant coach
League NBA G League
Personal information
Born (1981-03-18) March 18, 1981 (age 36)
Teaneck, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Teaneck (Teaneck, New Jersey)
NBA draft 2003 / Undrafted
Playing career 2003–2012
Position Small forward
Number 12
Coaching career 2016–present
Career history
As player:
2003 Reflex Železnik
2003–2004 PAOK Thessaloniki
2004–2005 Great Lakes Storm
2005 New Jersey Flyers
2005–2006 Dakota Wizards
2006 Bosna
2006–2007 Spartak Saint Petersburg
2007–2008 Sioux Falls Skyforce
2008 Miami Heat
2008 Zhejiang Guangsha
2009 Sioux Falls Skyforce
2009–2010 Trikala 2000
2010–2011 Hapoel Holon
2011–2012 Fortress Körmend
As coach:
2016–present Sioux Falls Skyforce (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

Kasib Powell (born March 18, 1981) is an American professional basketball player currently working as an assistant coach for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA G League. Powell was born and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, where he played basketball at Teaneck High School.[1] He played collegiately at Butler Community College and Texas Tech University.[2][3] He also enjoyed a brief career in the NBA with the Miami Heat.

Professional career[edit]

Powell has played professionally in the Adriatic League, the Greek League, the Continental Basketball Association, the USBL, the Russian Superleague, the NBA D-League, the NBA, the Bosnian League, the Chinese Basketball Association and the Israeli Basketball Super League. He averaged 22.2 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game with the Sioux Falls Skyforce in the NBA D-League during the 2007-08 season and was named the league's MVP.[4] He has also played in a number of preseason games for the Minnesota Timberwolves (2004), the Chicago Bulls (2005), the Orlando Magic (2006) and the Memphis Grizzlies (2007),[2] but he failed to make any the teams for the NBA regular season.

Because of a depleted roster due to various injuries,[4] the Miami Heat signed Powell to a ten-day contract in March 2008.[3] He got his first NBA career start on March 27, 2008.[5] On April 3, 2008, the Heat decided against signing him to a second ten-day contract,[6] however, he was re-signed by the Heat 5 days later for the remainder of the season.[7]

In 2009, he signed with Trikala 2000.[8]

In October 2010 he signed with Hapoel Holon in Israel.[9]

In October 2011 he signed with Fortress Körmend, a Hungarian basketball team.[10]

Coaching career[edit]

On October 9, 2016, Powell was named assistant coach for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League.[11]

NBA career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

2007–08 Miami 11 4 27.6 .368 .242 .667 4.0 1.6 .8 .2 7.6
Career 11 4 27.6 .368 .242 .667 4.0 1.6 .8 .2 7.6


  1. ^ Wojnarowski, Adrian. "POWELL LEADS FOR GENERAL", The Record, March 16, 2002. Accessed April 1, 2008. "Three years ago, Kasib Powell came out of Teaneck High School too small and slight for a major conference scholarship."
  2. ^ a b Grizzlies sign Free Agents Dontell Jefferson and Kasib Powell
  3. ^ a b Heat adds D-League's Kasib Powell
  4. ^ a b Injury-ravaged Heat sign F Powell Archived 2008-06-10 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Heat F Kasib Powell gets first career start
  6. ^ Heat part ways with Powell after 10-day contract expires
  7. ^ Miami re-signs F Powell
  8. ^ Trikala inks former NBDL MVP Kasib Powell.
  9. ^ Hapoel Holon inks American forward Kasib Powell
  10. ^ [1]
  11. ^ "KASIB POWELL ROUNDS OUT SKYFORCE COACHING STAFF". NBA.com. October 9, 2016. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved October 16, 2016. 

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