David Griffin, the Suns Sr. VP of Basketball Operations and the go-to source for Suns player personnel information agreed with Gentry. He feels that Powell is definitely an NBA caliber player and better then some other guys that are currently on NBA rosters with guaranteed contracts. He described Powell as a talented and skilled player who can create shots for himself and his teammates and who's game is very well developed.Carlos Powell: Working Hard to Reach the NBA. Phoenix Stan over at Bright Side of the Sun has a great post up about Carlos Powell. The takeaway is that it's doubtful he'll make the team given their luxury tax situation, but several teams around the NBA like his game and he's a strong call-up candidate this year.