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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
Tim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
2
Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves
3
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks
4
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers
5
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Portland Trail Blazers
6
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Phoenix Suns
7
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers
8
Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Toronto Raptors
9
Jermaine O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Indiana Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers
10
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls
11
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers
12
Carlos Boozer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers
13
David West is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
New Orleans Pelicans
14
Antawn Jamison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, Golden State Warriors
15
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Sacramento Kings
16
Antoine Walker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
taferrone added Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics
17
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers
18
Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat
19
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
mellowman added Shareef Abdur-Rahim Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers
20
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
mellowman added Brooklyn Nets, Denver Nuggets
21
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Atlanta Hawks
22
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Denver Nuggets
23
David Lee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
taferrone added New York Knicks
24
Shawn Kemp is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Portland Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers
25
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons