Basketball The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s  

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List Rules Vote up the best NBA power forwards that played in the 2000s

Power forward, or "the post," requires a strong, tall player to stand with their backs to the basket. They're a critical position, so hers is a list of the best 2000s power forwards for you to peruse! Check out this list of some favorite top 2000s power forwards to find some of the toughest players in the game! Vote for who you think are the best 2000s power forwards, and vote down the ones you don't think make the grade.    

When thinking about the greatest NBA power forwards from the 2000s, people like Dwight Howard, Lamar Odom and the long-time playing Tim Duncan are always in the conversation. And, of course, you can't talk about the best 2000s NBA power forwards without bringing up King James himself, and this list of the best NBA PFs 2000s like Jermaine O'Neal will show you just who these people are.    

So take a look at this top 2000s NBA power forwards and vote for your favorites, and then take a look at some of our other sports lists to see the best of the best!
list ordered by

1
141 35
Tim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s

2
147 41
Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

3
128 39
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks

4
96 40
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers

5
86 37
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies

6
76 32
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Phoenix Suns

7
75 34
Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Toronto Raptors

8
63 29
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers

9
45 25
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls

10
55 34
Jermaine O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Indiana Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers

11
42 23
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Portland Trail Blazers, New York Knicks

12
34 21
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers

13
50 38
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

14
37 29
Carlos Boozer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers

15
30 22
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Utah Jazz

16
33 26
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Atlanta Hawks

17
32 26
Antawn Jamison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, Golden State Warriors

18
34 29
David West is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
New Orleans Pelicans

19
54 50
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Cleveland Cavaliers

20
31 28
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

21
20 17
Antoine Walker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
taferrone added Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

22
26 24
Shawn Kemp is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Portland Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers

23
24 22
Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat

24
20 18
David Lee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
taferrone added New York Knicks

25
23 23
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

26
19 24
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Orlando Magic

27
19 24
Charles Oakley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Washington Wizards, Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

28
18 23
Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Memphis Grizzlies

29
13 24
Jeff Green is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Seattle Supersonics

30
15 33
Derrick Coleman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets

31
6 22
Vin Baker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, Seattle Supersonics