basketball The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s  

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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!
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1
118 27
Tim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s

2
119 32
Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Kevin Garnett Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

3
111 29
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dirk Nowitzki Dallas Mavericks

4
76 35
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Chris Webber Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers

5
63 26
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Amar'e Stoudemire Phoenix Suns

6
55 21
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Rasheed Wallace Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers

7
69 33
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Pau Gasol Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies

8
55 26
Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Chris Bosh Toronto Raptors

9
45 26
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Karl Malone Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

10
44 27
Jermaine O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Jermaine O'Neal Indiana Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers

11
34 18
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Zach Randolph Portland Trail Blazers, New York Knicks

12
34 21
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Elton Brand Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls

13
26 18
Antawn Jamison is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Antawn Jamison Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, Golden State Warriors

14
26 19
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Lamar Odom Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers

The Best Current NBA Centers

15
29 23
Carlos Boozer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Carlos Boozer Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers

16
27 21
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dennis Rodman Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

17
26 20
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Josh Smith Atlanta Hawks

18
23 17
Shawn Kemp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Shawn Kemp Portland Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers

19
45 43
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers

20
21 18
Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Shawn Marion Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat

21
16 14
Antoine Walker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
taferrone added Antoine Walker Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

The Best Athletes of All Time

22
21 20
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Paul Millsap Utah Jazz

23
20 19
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Horace Grant Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

24
28 28
David West is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
David West New Orleans Pelicans

25
18 18
Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies

26
14 14
David Lee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
taferrone added David Lee New York Knicks

27
18 21
Charles Oakley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Charles Oakley Washington Wizards, Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

28
16 20
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dwight Howard Orlando Magic

29
12 22
Jeff Green is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Jeff Green Seattle Supersonics

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

31
4 20
Vin Baker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Vin Baker Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, Seattle Supersonics