“I’m always ready, that’s where I see myself, pla…

“I’m always ready, that’s where I see myself, playing a bigger role is what I work for and I’m going to go into the off-season with that (mentality),” Powell told a couple of reporters. “Learning from DeMar (DeRozan) , hopefully being able to work out with some other of the best players in this league (like fellow UCLA alum and potential MVP Russell Westbrook, a frequent workout partner), really develop my mental focus and learn from them. That’s where I want to be. It’s definitely going to be a good summer for me.”
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