Kasib Powell, a New Jersey native, came to the Skyforce in 2007 and made an immediate impact on the franchise. That season he averaged 22 point, 6 rebounds and 3 assists while leading the Skyforce back to the playoffs. His efforts earned him the 2007-2008 NBA D-League Most Valuable Player becoming the first player in Skyforce history to win the league’s highest individual honor. Later that season he received a call-up to the Miami HEAT where he signed for the rest of the NBA season. He now resides in Sioux Falls helping youth basketball flourish in the community.