Raptors deal Norman Powell to Trail Blazers ahead of deadline: reports

Toronto Raptors are reportedly sending Normal Powell to the Trail Blazers for Gary Trent Jr. and Rodney Hood. (The Associated Press - image credit)
Toronto Raptors are reportedly sending Normal Powell to the Trail Blazers for Gary Trent Jr. and Rodney Hood. (The Associated Press - image credit)

According to multiple reports, The Toronto Raptors haved dealt shooting guard Norman Powell to the Portland Trail Blazers ahead of the NBA trade deadline on Thursday.

The 27-year-old has spent his entire career with Toronto after being acquired from the Milwaukee Bucks during the 2015 draft.

In exchange for Powell, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Sportsnet's Michael Grange reported the Raptors will receive shooting guards, Gary Trent and Rodney Hood from Portland.

Veteran guard Kyle Lowry is also expected to be dealt before the 3 p.m. ET deadline.

More to come.