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
167 39
Tim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s

2
159 44
Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks

3
169 50
Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

4
109 49
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers

5
99 43
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies

6
88 38
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Phoenix Suns

7
79 33
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
88 40
Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Toronto Raptors

9
49 28
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers, New York Knicks

10
62 40
Jermaine O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Indiana Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers

11
50 31
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls

12
42 25
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
47 30
Carlos Boozer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers

14
60 42
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

15
44 29
David West is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
New Orleans Pelicans

16
41 27
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 24
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Utah Jazz

18
67 55
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Los Angeles Lakers

19
26 17
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 29
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Atlanta Hawks

21
39 30
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
32 25
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
29 23
Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat

24
23 20
David Lee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
taferrone added New York Knicks

25
26 25
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Power Forwards of the 2000s
Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics