Certain NBA players pose a threat when they step on the court, not just by their scoring or defensive acumen, but by their physical prowess. Walking onto the court against the likes of Ben Wallace or Dwight Howard can be scary simply for the fact that their upper arm muscles are bigger than your head.
A team that has such a strong player finds an edge in certain areas. Extraordinarily strong players can help a team in rebounding in particular. Also, they can provide a nice scoring punch inside.
The best physical specimens in the NBA may be great all-around players or specialists in particular areas.
Following is a list of the strongest players in the NBA.