Top 10 Best Power Forwards of the '70s

10. KEVIN MCHALE

Kevin McHale

This legend from Boston Celtics gave a tough time to his opponent players. McHale's transitions were unique on their own- no one has ever been able to match them.

9. ANTHONY DAVIS

Anthony Davis

After joining the Lakers,  Davis earned his first ever championship victory. An effective support for LeBron, Anthony could be a threat at both defensive and offensive ends.

8. ELVIN HAYES

Elvin Hayes

A trump card to his team for defense, Hayes stands as a dynamic and flexible player. His trademarked swing jump proved to be useful while tackling taller contenders.

7. BOB PETTIT

Bob Pettit

The bearer of MVP at 1958 NBA Finals, Bob earned 50 points and 25 rebounds at the game. His exceptional ability to score mid-range goals fetched him 20,000 career points before anyone else.

6. CHARLES BARKLEY

Charles Barkley

Nicknamed , the Round Mound of Rebound, this 6ft 6 athlete is known to  score goals with irrational power. Although not much known, he ranks as a sturdy Power Forward.

5. GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO

Giannis Antetokounmpo

This Greek's achievements are more than enough to rank him next to GOAT power forwards. In 2020 he stood in line with Olajuwon and Jordan for defensive player of the year and MVP Awards.

4. DIRK NOWITZKI

Dirk Nowitzki

Standing as the sole player to having played for a single team across 21 seasons, this legend from Germany is known for his versatility and incredible scoring power.

3. KEVIN GARNETT

Kevin Garnett

Garnett held his dominance with an RPG of 12.4 spanning from 1999-2000 and 2007-08. A first-class scorer, his counterattack and defense is simply remarkable.

2. KARL MALONE

Karl Malone

Karl bears figures that are a literal dream for others. This 14 time All-Star has centered out minimum 10.3 rebounds and 20 points per game. Truly a legend!

1. TIM DUNCAN

Tim Duncan

The top Power forward of all time, Duncan in his 2 decade long career led his team , the Spurs to 5 NBA Finals Wins! So far his defensive impact remains unmatched.