While mid- to late-second round picks are rarely impact players in the NBA, they do have value. As part of the Raptors' trade of Greivis Vasquez, it's been confirmed that Toronto gets the no. 46 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.
With the pick, the Raptors get shooting guard Norman Powell from UCLA. He's a 6'4" guard who was pegged to go around the late 40s. In his last NCAA season, he averaged 16.4 points, 2.1 assists, 1.8 steals, while shooting 45.6 percent from the floor (and 31.9 percent from three).
According to scouting reports, Powell's got a good finishing ability, strong defensive instincts, and a wingspan that allows him to play bigger than his height. He'll apparently have to improve his shot, but really, we can say that about every draft pick.
Will Powell play on the Raptors next year? Will he go to the new D-League team? What do you guys think?