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Norman Powell

I know this is just Summer League but wow! Looks like nbadraft.net was right about him. He has a complete NBA game from what I've seen. Looks way too polished for summer league.

He just had a huge crossover drive with a dunk and looks like easily the most promising Raptor at SL including Bruno Caboclo. He seems just to confident and intense for this to be fools gold. Great player on both ends so far. Reminds me of two players Avery Bradley and Archie Goodwin.

Great trade Masai Vasquez for Powell and an unprotected 1st. Ujiri is the best GM in the league only makes trades he wins.


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Kah!Powell!!!!

Kah!Powell!!!!

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I'd be wary about looking too

I'd be wary about looking too deep into Summer League. Jeremy Lamb and Jordan Adams looked likr star guards in years passed to end up rotting on the bench

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lets not forget hall of fame

lets not forget hall of fame summer leaguer anthony randolph...but powell is showing immense potential going forward, has easily been the best player for the raptors thus far. Sometimes we gotta give credit where it's due and the kid has been straight balling out there.

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Nikoloz Tshkitishvili

Nikoloz Tshkitishvili averaged 25 and 10 his first summer league and needless to say he wasn't great in the big leagues.

I do like Powells shooting stroke and his intensity, but I worry against big time opponents his athleticism and strength won't be as dominant

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I love Norman Powell. But he

I love Norman Powell. But he won't be scoring like this once the season starts. It's been nice seeing him glide to the rim in SL, he may be able to average double digit points at some point. But in the end, his calling in the NBA will be perimeter defense.

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Looks like Masai struck gold

Looks like Masai struck gold again getting this guy and Delon Wright. I like what Masai's doing, trying to change the identity of this team by acquiring some tough-nosed defensive players. Didn't resign Lou and got rid of Vasquez, who arguably were two of their worst defenders, while signing defensive aces like Carroll, Biyombo and Joseph and drafting defensive minded guards Wright and Powell.

The team took a step back last year underperforming after a surprise season 2 years ago. Luckily they have one of the best GMs in the league, and you can really trust Masai to turn things around. They got a solid lineup of:

PG: Lowry, Joseph, Wright

SG: Derozan, Ross, Powell

SF; Carroll, Johnson

PF; Patterson, Scola, Noguiera

C: Val, Biyombo

This team can D UP especially with Lowry there manning the point.

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I think his skills definitely

I think his skills definitely translate defensively during the regular season. Offensively, it's going to take some time, but I like the confidence he's showing.

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He reminds me so much Kent

He reminds me so much Kent Bazemore who once also was summer league standout and won MVP, Powell ready for spot minutes with his energy and the understanding of how to use his atheltic ability to create scoring oportonities, getting to the rim and to play solid defense...

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