NBA projection: Powell has been projected as a second-round pick.
Powell earned first-team All-Pac 12 honors after leading the Cardinal to the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16. He was also voted the Pac-12’s Scholar-Athlete
Key statistics: 14.0 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 3.1 apg, 1.3 spg, 0.8 bpg, 2.9 tpg, 32.4 mpg, .462 FG, .256 3PT, .687 FT
Cool statistic: At 6-foot-11, Powell led the Cardinal in assists (112) and steals (47).
Reminds me of: Austin Daye
What Insiders Say
Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins
“I think Dwight Powell will have a long NBA career. I think his skill set is suitable for that level of play. I think his versatility … he is 6-foot-10, 235. The way the NBA moved to more small ball, I think a lot of forwards are similar to him. Guys that are more versatile, can step out, put the ball on the floor and pass. I think he fits especially the way the NBA has transitioned into a little more small ball.”