Last week we voted on the best four in the NBA right now, but what about all time? Who’s the best in the League’s history?
Who's the best Power Forward of all time?
Tags: Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Polladaday, Tim Duncan
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I think Garnett is missing on the poll, but i would go with Timmy.
Duncan by far. And you will have to include McHale-the original nuts and bolts bigman with moves galore-in the the convo.
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@ bashmo I agree,in he had some decent teams.Decent,not special.The 99 Spurs with a younger Robinson,A.Johnson,Elliott was maybe the best,but they neve ever win this ring without Duncan,it’s questionable if they would have even reached the Finals.It was his 2nd year in the league!I mean,look at the stats,in 99 against the Lakers in Game3 and 4 he had 37/14/4 and 33/14/3…DRobs numbers aren’t close in any of these serieses,but I agree,as a defensive anker he was as important as Duncan.In the 1997 Finals Malone had only one comparable Game,Gam3 with 37/10/3.You now will argue that these Bulls teams are maybe the best defensive Team in Basketball and had some nice Postdefenders and Rebounders.But come on,Shaq,Rasheed Wallace as a sophomore is incredible.Karl Malone was a great player,but you could make the case for Timmy being Top 10 All-Time (maybe now I hype him a little too much,but thats my opinion).All the Spurs title teams only were functional and contenders because of Tim Duncan.Think about it:the moment he first steps in the arena,his team contends.For the next 12 years.
Oh and it is a shame that KGs name is not on the list.He was the MVP of the 2008 Title Squad,DPoY,has ridiculous playoff numbers,they are simply crazy,crazy (look them up,how fast do we forget how good he was..).He deserves to be in the conversation with Barkley and Malone.In 08 he had the best team compared to the other two,but before he had no chance with these Minnysquads.
Duncan had advantages like he’s taller and longer and had D. Robinson as a mentor and to help him learn the game! And yes it helped Malone to have Stockton playing pg but who else did he ever have orher Hornecek? And realistically Duncan should hve been a center, but I guess Malone had to gaurd all the great centers! Malone gaurded a Duncan that was at least 10+ years younger and did a hell of a job, got the Lakers past Duncan the Spurs!
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