The NBA is starting soon, so it is time for my fantasy rankings for this season. I will have a top 30 list for each position. Today I look at the power forwards.
Top 30 Power Forwards
1. Kevin Love (Minnesota) – Just call Love the double double machine. He is good for a double double about 90% of the team. Last season Love averaged 20.2 points per game. 15.2 rebounds, and 2.5 assists. Love added the three point shot to his game last season; he made 1.2 threes per game. That is just another reason why he is a top my list, the ability to shot the ball. If you want rebounds Love is your guy.
2. Amare Stoudemire (New York Knicks) – Stoudemire’s scoring average went up about 2 points in his first season with the New York Knicks. He averaged 25.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.9 blocks, and 2.6 assists last season. If you want blocks go with Stoudemire. He also has the best field goal percentage of any of the top power forwards. The only problem with Soudemire might be the health of his knees.
3. Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas) – The pressure is finally off his back as the Mavs won the title last season, I think he will play more freely this season. All his numbers dropped a little last season but still his numbers are very respectable. Nowitzki averaged 24.2 points, 7 rebounds, and 2.6 assists last season. Nowitzki is a great shooter last season he nearly shot 40% from three and 89 % from the line.
4. Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers) – Griffin stock improved a ton when the Clippers traded for all star point guard Chris Paul. Last year as a rookie Griffin averaged 22.5 points, 12.1 rebounds, and 3.8 assists. That assist number is one of the best for a power forward. Now with Paul those numbers should be a little better. I can’t imagine how many alley oops Paul with throw to Griffin. Griffin is the best dunker in the NBA. His only downfall is his shooting especially from the line.
5. Pau Gasol (Los Angeles Lakers) – Gasol is still a Lakers for now despite almost being traded to the Rockets. Last season Gasol averaged a double double with 18.8 points and 10.2 rebounds. He also added 3.3 assists and 1.6 blocks. With Lamar Odom being traded you have to Gasol numbers will improve this season. Despite getting older Gasol is still a really consistent player.
6.LaMarcus Aldridge (Portland)
7. Josh Smith (Atlanta)
8. Zach Randolph (Memphis)
9. Chris Bosh (Miami)
10. David West (Indiana)
11. David Lee (Golden State)
12. Luis Scola (Houston)
13. Paul Millsap (Utah)
14. Andray Blatche (Washington)
15. DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento)
16. Kevin Garnett (Boston )
17. Greg Monroe (Detroit)
18. Elton Brand (Philadelphia)
19. Carlos Boozer (Chicago)
20. Serge Ibaka (Oklahoma City)
21. Channing Frye (Phoenix)
22. Antawn Jamison (Cleveland)
23. Boris Diaw (Charlotte)
24. Kris Humphries (Free Agent)
25. Lamar Odom (Dallas)
26. Derrick Williams (Minnesota)
27. Ed Davis (Toronto)
28. Tyrus Thomas (Chicago)
29. DaJuan Blair (San Antonio)
30. Tyler Hansbrough (Indiana)