NBA Draft Prospects

2015 NBA Draft: Norman Powell

Basketball Insiders’ scouting report of Norman Powell.

Alan Draper profile picture
Sports Editor
We sometimes use affiliate links in our content, when clicking on those we might receive a commission – at no extra cost to you. By using this website you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy.

Norman Powell – 6’3, 199 lbs. Shooting Guard (UCLA, Sr.)

Strengths: An incredible athlete with great explosiveness both laterally and vertically. Dedicated defender who could potentially defend both backcourt positions in the NBA. Consistently improved in college.

Weaknesses: A little small for a shooting guard. Ball handling. Range on jump shot. Will be 22 years old by draft night.

Yannis’ NBA Comparison: Tony Allen

Anonymous Coach’s NBA Comparison: Shannon Brown

Draft range projection: Early-to-mid second round

Alan is an expert gambling writer who works as one of the chief editors for Basketball Insiders. He has been covering online gambling and sports betting for over 8 years, having written for the likes of Sportlens,, The Sports Daily, 90min, and His particular specialisms include US online casinos and gambling regulations, and soccer and basketball betting. Based in London, Alan holds an MA in English Literature and is a passionate supporter of Chelsea FC.

Trending Now