|College:||North Carolina State|
Josh Powell (born January 27, 1983 in Charleston, South Carolina) was signed by the Dallas Mavericks, as a free agent, on August 2, 2005.
Powell attended North Carolina State where he played two seasons. As a freshman, Powell appeared in 34 games averaging 7.2 points and 3.9 rebounds. His next season, things really came together as he improved his numbers to 12.4 points and 5.3 rebounds in 31 games. He finished the season 7th in the AAC in blocked shots, 18th in rebounds and 20th in scoring. Following his sophomore year, Powell declared as an early entry candidate for the NBA draft but was not selected.