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!
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1
169 39
Tim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s

2
161 44
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks

3
171 50
Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

4
101 43
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies

5
110 50
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers

6
81 33
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers

7
89 39
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Phoenix Suns

8
90 40
Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Toronto Raptors

9
63 40
Jermaine O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Indiana Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers

10
49 29
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers, New York Knicks

11
44 25
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers

12
51 32
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls

13
61 42
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

14
47 31
Carlos Boozer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers

15
44 30
David West is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
New Orleans Pelicans

16
41 28
Antawn Jamison is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, Golden State Warriors

17
35 25
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Utah Jazz

18
67 56
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Lakers

19
26 18
Antoine Walker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
taferrone added Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

20
38 30
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Atlanta Hawks

21
39 31
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

22
30 23
Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat

23
32 26
Shawn Kemp is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Portland Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers

24
27 25
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

25
23 21
David Lee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
taferrone added New York Knicks