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The Best Current NBA Small Forwards

Updated March 19, 2021 28.2k votes 4.7k voters 41.9k views55 items

List RulesVote up the top small forwards in the league today.

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

Outstanding small forwards who are currently playing in the NBA are certainly among the overall top current NBA players, too (LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, and Paul George come to mind immediately). The highly skilled NBA players on this list can make or break a team's performance on the court. They are lightning fast players who manage to effectively defend the perimeter. These small forwards are expert ball handlers who are able to cut to the paint and shoot from the wing.

Vote for the current small 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 SFs in any order you want.

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    Kawhi Leonard

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    Paul George

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    Gordon Hayward

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