Norman Powell Stats, Latest News, and Bio

Norman Powell is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the Toronto Raptors in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born on May 25, 1993, in San Diego, California, and attended UCLA where he played college basketball for the Bruins.

Norman Powell
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Powell was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round (46th overall) of the 2015 NBA Draft but was traded on draft night to the Toronto Raptors. He spent most of his rookie season playing for the Raptors’ NBA Development League affiliate, the Raptors 905. In 2016, he became a regular rotation player for the Raptors and has been an important contributor ever since.

Powell’s stats show that he has been a consistent and reliable player for the Raptors. In the 2019-2020 season, he averaged 9.4 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game while shooting 44.9% from the field and 35.2% from three-point range. He also played in every game for the Raptors that season, showing his durability and reliability.

Powell’s defensive abilities are also noteworthy. He is known for his quickness and agility on the defensive end, which allows him to stay with some of the league’s most dynamic scorers. In the 2019-2020 season, he averaged 1.0 steals and 0.5 blocks per game, showing his ability to contribute on both ends of the court.

Off the court, Powell is known for his charitable work. He is an ambassador for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and has also been involved in various other charitable initiatives throughout his career. He also has a passion for music and has released a few songs on SoundCloud under the name “Norm Powell.”

Despite his solid performances and solid contributions to the team, Powell has been less involved in the Raptors’ game plan in the 2020-2021 season, averaging only 7.4 points and 2.2 rebounds per game. Nevertheless, he has been a key player for the team in the playoffs, showing his ability to step up in important moments.

Powell is a versatile and dynamic player who has proven to be a valuable asset for the Toronto Raptors. His stats, defensive abilities, and off-court contributions make him an important piece of the team’s puzzle. He continues to improve and develop his game, and will likely continue to be an important player for the Raptors in the future.