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The NBA’s Top Ten Greatest Power Forwards of All Time

10.) Dennis Rodman

  • Dennis Rodman played for the Detroit Pistons, the San Antonio Spurs, the Chicago Bulls, the Los Angeles Lakers, and the Dallas Mavericks.
  • 5 Time NBA Champion (1989, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1998)
  • 2 Time NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award (1990, 1991)
  • 7 Time NBA Rebounding Champion (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998)

9.) Chris Webber

  • Chris Webber played for the Golden State Warriors, the Washington Bullets / Washington Wizards, the Sacramento Kings, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Detroit Pistons.
  • 5 Time NBA All Star (1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
  • All NBA First Team (2001)
  • NBA Rookie of the Year Award (1994)

8.) Elvin Hayes

  • Elvin Hayes played for the San Diego Rockets, the Baltimore / Capital / Washington Bullets, and the Houston Rockets.
  • NBA Champion in 1978
  • NBA Scoring Champion in 1969
  • 2 Time NBA Rebounding Leader (1970, 1974)

7.) Kevin McHale

  • Kevin McHale played for the Boston Celtics from 1980 to 1993.
  • 3 Time NBA Champion (1981, 1984, 1986)
  • All NBA First Team in 1987
  • 2 Time NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award (1984, 1985)

6.) Kevin Garnett

  • Kevin Garnett played for the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Boston Celtics, and the Brooklyn Nets.
  • NBA Champion in 2008
  • NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 2004
  • NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2008

5.) Bob Pettit

  • Bob Pettit played for the Milwaukee / St. Louis Hawks from 1954 to 1965.
  • NBA Champion in 1958
  • 2 Time NBA Most Valuable Player Award (1956, 1959)
  • 2 Time NBA Scoring Champion (1956, 1959)

4.) Karl Malone

  • Karl Malone played for the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • 2 Time NBA Most Valuable Player Award (1997, 1999)
  • 14 Time NBA All Star (1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002)
  • 2 Time NBA All Star Game MVP (1989, 1993)

3.) Charles Barkley

  • Charles Barkley played for the Philadelphia 76ers, the Phoenix Suns, and the Houston Rockets.
  • NBA Most Valuable Player Award (1993)
  • 5 Time All NBA First Team (1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993)
  • NBA Rebounding Leading in 1987

2.) Dirk Nowitzki

  • Dirk Nowitzki played for the Dallas Mavericks from 1998 to 2019.
  • NBA Champion in 2011
  • NBA Finals MVP Award in 2011
  • 50 – 40 – 90 Club in 2007

1.) Tim Duncan

  • Tim Duncan played for the San Antonio Spurs from 1997 to 2016.
  • 5 Time NBA Champion (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2014)
  • 3 Time NBA Finals MVP Award (1999, 2003, 2005)
  • 2 Time NBA Most Valuable Player Award (2002, 2003)

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