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Norman Powell
Norman Powell
Position: G
Born: 05/25/93
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:215 lbs. / 97.5 kg.
Salary: $15,517,242

Normal Powell open to new destination?

There’s some belief that Powell would be open to a new destination. Negotiations over his five-year deal to re-sign in Portland this summer hit several snags, according to league sources, and Powell certainly eyed other destinations, such as New Orleans. The Pelicans do happen to be searching for significant upgrades in their quest to rebound into the play-in tournament, sources said, although McCollum would seem to make more sense as a target for New Orleans
All the unsure passes, and all the standing around made me wonder if the Blazers actually know the plays. So, I asked Norman Powell if he thought the team knew the plays — not because I think Powell is at fault, but he was the sacrificial lamb who had to address the media afterward. The starting guard didn’t give an optimistic response. “Um … I think we can get better,” Powell said. “I think guys know the plays, I think sometimes the pace and execution, is a problem, is an issue. Not doing our cuts as hard, not looking at every cut, looking at every option within every play kind of slows us down, eats up the shot clock. I think when it comes to the plays, it’s just executing and how hard we are running …”