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List Rules Only current NBA Power Forwards. No retired or collegiate players.

Who are the best power forwards currently in the NBA? Certainly, this list includes some of the greatest power forwards playing right now, and potentially some of the top NBA players of all time. Also, check out the best current centers and greatest point guards in NBA history, along with the most clutch NBA players today. Having an awesome power forward gives any NBA team a huge advantage. It's a deep position, one often filled by a true leader.

Outstanding power forwards who are currently playing in the NBA are certainly among the overall top current NBA players too (Anthony Davis, Draymond Green, Blake Griffin, and Dirk Nowitzki come to mind immediately). 

The highly skilled NBA players on this list can make or break a team's performance on the court. They are bigger players who manage to effectively defend the paint. These power forwards are screen setters who are also able to shoot three-pointers and posterize defenders.

Vote for the current power forwards that you think are the most important, key players for their respective teams, and if your favorite player isn't listed, add him. You can also re-rank this list of PFs in any order you want.

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Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans

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Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Draymond Green Golden State Warriors

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80 46
Blake Griffin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Blake Griffin Los Angeles Clippers

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72 40
Kristaps Porzingis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Kristaps Porzingis New York Knicks

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Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Kevin Love Cleveland Cavaliers

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61 40
LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
LaMarcus Aldridge San Antonio Spurs

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Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Nikola Jokic Denver Nuggets

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Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Paul Millsap Atlanta Hawks

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Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Dirk Nowitzki Dallas Mavericks

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Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Pau Gasol Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies

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DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
DeMarcus Cousins New Orleans Pelicans

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Jabari Parker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Jabari Parker Milwaukee Bucks

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Serge Ibaka is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Serge Ibaka Toronto Raptors

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Aaron Gordon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Aaron Gordon

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Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Al Horford Atlanta Hawks

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Harrison Barnes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Harrison Barnes

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Lauri Markkanen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Lauri Markkanen

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Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Zach Randolph Memphis Grizzlies

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Ryan Anderson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Ryan Anderson

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Derrick Favors is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Derrick Favors

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Caleb Swanigan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Caleb Swanigan

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D.j. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added D.j. Wilson

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T.j. Leaf is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added T.j. Leaf

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Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Ben Simmons

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6 7
Nikola Mirotić is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Nikola Mirotić

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Justin Patton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Justin Patton

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2 3
Zach Collins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Zach Collins

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2 3
Harry Giles is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Harry Giles

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John Collins is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added John Collins

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Bam Adebayo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Bam Adebayo

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2 3
Jonathan Isaac is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Jonathan Isaac

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6 8
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Julius Randle

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Marcus Morris is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Marcus Morris

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5 7
Markieff Morris is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Markieff Morris

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5 7
Gorgui Dieng is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Gorgui Dieng

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1 3
Jarrett Allen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Jarrett Allen

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1 3
Tyler Lydon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Tyler Lydon

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1 3
Kyle Kuzma is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Kyle Kuzma

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David West is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
David West Golden State Warriors

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Ersan İlyasova is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Ersan İlyasova Milwaukee Bucks

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4 7
Frank Kaminsky is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Frank Kaminsky

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Dario Šarić is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Dario Šarić

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4 8
Trey Lyles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Trey Lyles

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Thon Maker is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Thon Maker

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3 7
Greg Monroe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Greg Monroe

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Tobias Harris is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Tobias Harris

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Nerlens Noel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Nerlens Noel Dallas Mavericks

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Terrence Jones is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Terrence Jones Milwaukee Bucks

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3 8
Patrick Patterson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Patrick Patterson

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3 8
Marquese Chriss is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Marquese Chriss