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NBA Power Rankings: Breaking Down the NBA's Elite Power Forwards

The NBA is filled with talent. 

Of the five traditional basketball positions, there may be none deeper in today's NBA than the power forward position. 

There are several different types of power forward.  Some players are more traditional power forwards that use a combination of strength, speed, and finesse to have their way on the offensive and defensive sides of the basketball in the paint.

Others, who are not so traditional, have styled their games to extend outside the normal scope of post play.  They are those who have mastered the mid-range game and some who have even pushed their range out well beyond the three point line, a place on the court usually reserved for point guards, shooting guards, and small forwards. 

These rankings on the top 10 power forwards in the NBA today are strictly for this year and beyond.  They DO NOT take into account historical standing of a player, accolades or awards, or any other accomplishments.

This ranking is very simply put: Who would I want suiting up for my team for the next 3 years based on current and projected ability?

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