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List Rules Only current NBA Power Forwards. No retired or collegiate players.

Who are the best power forwards currently in the NBA? Certainly, this list includes some of the greatest power forwards playing right now, and potentially some of the top NBA players of all time. Also, check out the best current centers and greatest point guards in NBA history, along with the most clutch NBA players today. Having an awesome power forward gives any NBA team a huge advantage. It's a deep position, one often filled by a true leader.

Outstanding power forwards who are currently playing in the NBA are certainly among the overall top current NBA players too (Anthony Davis, Draymond Green, Blake Griffin, and Dirk Nowitzki come to mind immediately). Don't forget about the 2017-2018 rookie PFs, like Kyle Kuzma, Jonathan Isaac, Harry Giles, and Caleb Swanigan.

The highly skilled NBA players on this list can make or break a team's performance on the court. They are bigger players who manage to effectively defend the paint. These power forwards are screen setters who are also able to shoot three-pointers and posterize defenders.

Vote for the current power forwards that you think are the most important, key players for their respective teams, and if your favorite player isn't listed, add him. You can also re-rank this list of PFs in any order you want.

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Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans

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Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Draymond Green Golden State Warriors

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Kristaps Porzingis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Kristaps Porzingis New York Knicks

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Blake Griffin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Blake Griffin Los Angeles Clippers

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Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Kevin Love Cleveland Cavaliers

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LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
LaMarcus Aldridge San Antonio Spurs

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DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
DeMarcus Cousins New Orleans Hornets

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Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Nikola Jokic Denver Nuggets

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Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Paul Millsap Denver Nuggets

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Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Dirk Nowitzki Dallas Mavericks

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Aaron Gordon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Aaron Gordon Orlando Magic

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Lauri Markkanen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Lauri Markkanen Chicago Bulls

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Kyle Kuzma is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Kyle Kuzma Los Angeles Lakers

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Serge Ibaka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Serge Ibaka Toronto Raptors

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Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Pau Gasol San Antonio Spurs

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Jabari Parker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Jabari Parker Milwaukee Bucks

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Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Al Horford Boston Celtics

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Harrison Barnes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Harrison Barnes Dallas Mavericks

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Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Julius Randle Los Angeles Lakers

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Marcus Morris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Marcus Morris Boston Celtics

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Jonathan Isaac is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Jonathan Isaac Orlando Magic

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Derrick Favors is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Derrick Favors Utah Jazz

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Ryan Anderson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Ryan Anderson Houston Rockets

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Bam Adebayo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Bam Adebayo Miami Heat

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Markieff Morris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Markieff Morris Washington Wizards

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Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Zach Randolph Sacramento Kings

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Caleb Swanigan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Caleb Swanigan Portland Trail Blazers

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T. J. Leaf is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added T. J. Leaf Indiana Pacers

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Zach Collins is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Zach Collins Portland Trail Blazers

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John Collins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added John Collins Atlanta Hawks

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Harry Giles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Harry Giles Sacramento Kings

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Nikola Mirotić is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Nikola Mirotić Chicago Bulls

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Luc Mbah a Moute is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
arnas added Luc Mbah a Moute Milwaukee Bucks

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Jordan Bell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
arnas added Jordan Bell Golden State Warriors

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Channing Frye is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
arnas added Channing Frye Phoenix Suns

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Jeff Green is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
arnas added Jeff Green

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Larry Nance Jr. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
arnas added Larry Nance Jr.

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Domantas Sabonis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
arnas added Domantas Sabonis

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Frank Kaminsky is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Frank Kaminsky Charlotte Hornets

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Tobias Harris is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Tobias Harris Detroit Pistons

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D. J. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added D. J. Wilson Milwaukee Bucks

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David West is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
David West Golden State Warriors

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Tyler Lydon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Tyler Lydon Denver Nuggets

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Jarrett Allen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Jarrett Allen Brooklyn Nets

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Thon Maker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Thon Maker Milwaukee Bucks

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Greg Monroe is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Greg Monroe Milwaukee Bucks

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Ersan İlyasova is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Ersan İlyasova Atlanta Hawks

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Dario Šarić is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Dario Šarić Philadelphia 76ers

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Nerlens Noel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
Nerlens Noel Dallas Mavericks

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Marquese Chriss is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current NBA Power Forwards
TRENT13 added Marquese Chriss Phoenix Suns