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NBA Power Rankings: Al Horford and the Most Out-of-Position NBA Players

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NBA Power Rankings: Al Horford and the Most Out-of-Position NBA Players
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The NBA is all about matchups.

If you can find a favorable mismatch, the offensive advantage is enormous. You can force their opponents to over-help, get them in foul trouble, and create easy shot opportunities.

These mismatches often occur because certain guys play out of their natural positions, forcing them to assume unfavorable defensive assignments. Conversely, you can't run your offense as smoothly with an unbalanced lineup.

So which players in the NBA most need a position change? Here is a list of the guys who would be more effective if they switched roles on the court.

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