Coming off the bench, Norman Powell scored 22 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers win 124–113 over former team Toronto Raptors. While another former Toronto teammate Kawhi Leonard played quite conservatively with 15 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds, Powell had an “explosive” game despite coming on. after.
Norman Powell (24) was very impressive
In particular, before the match started, the electronic board at Scotiabank Arena, home of the Toronto Raptors, played a video thanking Powell for his contributions to the team. The 29-year-old also received a standing ovation and welcome from the Toronto Raptors fans on this comeback day.
During his post-match press conference, Powell admitted that he had been looking forward to this comeback for a long time. “I told Ivica Zubac, win or lose, this match means a lot to me,” he said. And when I’m here, I’ll be fully focused on my work.”
Despite his success with new teams, Powell still holds a close and dear time with the Raptors in his heart.
“It’s good to know that I was part of the team and I’m part of the history that brought the club’s first championship, to the city. I still think about that beautiful period often,” Norman Powell added.