Power Forward

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1. Kevin Garnett

Actor | Uncut Gems

Kevin Garnett is an American former professional basketball player who played for 21 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Known for his intensity, defensive ability, and versatility, Garnett is considered one of the greatest power forwards of all time. He is one of four NBA players...

2. Tim Duncan

Writer | The 1st Fifteen

Tim Duncan is an American professional basketball coach and former player who is an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He spent his entire 19-year playing career with the Spurs.

In high school, he played basketball for St. Dunstan's Episcopal. In ...

3. Dirk Nowitzki

Actor | Like Mike

Dirk Nowitzki was born on Monday, June 19th, 1978, in Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany, Europe, as Dirk Werner Nowitzki. Dirk is a very active athlete & has become an actor, in sports events, especially basketball. He is best-known for being 24 for 24 in Western Conference Finals' Game 1, on Tuesday, May...

4. Karl Malone

Actor | After the Sunset

Karl Malone is an American retired professional basketball player. Malone played the power forward position and spent his first 18 seasons (1985-2003) in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with his teammate John Stockton. Malone also played one ...

5. Charles Barkley

Actor | He Got Game

Charles Barkley is an American retired professional basketball player who is an analyst on Inside the NBA. Barkley established himself as one of the National Basketball Association's most dominant power forwards. An All-American power forward at Auburn University, he was drafted as a junior by the ...

6. Elvin Hayes

Actor | Blank

Elvin Hayes was born on November 17, 1945 in Rayville, Louisiana, USA as Elvin Ernest Hayes. He is an actor, known for Blank (2012), The NBA on CBS (1973) and The Superstars (1973). He has been married to Erna Livingston since March 29, 1967. They have four children.

7. Dennis Rodman

Actor | Double Team

Dennis Rodman is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was nicknamed "The Worm" and is famous for his fierce defensive and ...

8. Anthony Davis

Actor | Barbershop: The Next Cut

Anthony Davis was born as Anthony Davis Jr. He is an actor, known for Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016), Jablinski Games (2018) and The NBA on TNT (1988).

9. Giannis Antetokounmpo

Actor | Dead Europe

Giannis Antetokounmpo is an actor, known for Dead Europe (2012), Finding Giannis (2019) and The NBA on TNT (1988).

10. Kevin McHale

Actor | Cheers

Kevin McHale is an American retired basketball player who played his entire professional career for the Boston Celtics. He is a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, and is regarded as one of the best power forwards of all time. He was named to the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team.

McHale began ...

11. Bob Pettit

Self | Super Slams of the NBA

Bob Pettit is an American retired professional basketball player. He played 11 seasons in the NBA, all with the Milwaukee/St. Louis Hawks (1954-1965). He was the first recipient of the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award. Pettit won the NBA All-Star Game MVP award four times, a feat matched only by ...

12. Spencer Haywood

Actor | The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh

Despite a productive NBA and ABA career, Spencer Haywood will always be remembered as the man who opened the door for underclassmen college basketball players to leave college early to play in the pros, thereby creating the "Spencer Haywood rule." Haywood attended the University of Detroit on a ...

13. Pau Gasol

Actor | CSI: Miami

Pau Gasol was born on July 6, 1980 in Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is an actor, known for CSI: Miami (2002), Numb3rs (2005) and Cubed (2009). He has been married to Catherine McDonnell since July 17, 2019.

14. Blake Griffin

Producer | Untitled Mortal Media Project

Blake Griffin was born on March 16, 1989 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Blake Austin Griffin. He is an actor and producer, known for Untitled Mortal Media Project, The Rocketeers and White Men Can't Jump.

15. Chris Webber

Actor | Uncle Drew

Chris Webber is an American former professional basketball player. He is a five-time NBA All-Star, a five-time All-NBA Team member, a former NBA Rookie of the Year, and a former number one overall NBA draftee. As a collegiate athlete, he was a first-team All-American and led the Michigan Wolverines...

16. Kevin Love

Actor | Entourage

Kevin Love was born on September 7, 1988 in Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA as Kevin Wesley Love. He is an actor, known for Entourage (2004), Jaguar Alive (2012) and The NBA on TNT (1988).

17. Shawn Kemp

Actor | Omertà

Shawn Kemp was born on November 26, 1969 in Elkhart, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Omertà (2012), Lance et compte: La déchirure (2012) and Town Bizzness Pt 2 (2014). He has been married to Marvena L. Kemp since July 4, 2001.

18. Zach Randolph

Self | The Car Show

Zach Randolph was born on July 16, 1981 in Marion, Illinois, USA.

19. Amar'e Stoudemire

Actor | MacGruber

Amar'e Stoudemire was born on November 16, 1982 in Lake Wales, Florida, USA as Amaré Carsares Stoudemire. He is an actor and producer, known for MacGruber (2010), Beyond the Lights (2014) and Trainwreck (2015). He has been married to Alexis Welch since December 12, 2012. They have four children.

20. Tom Chambers

Self | 1987 NBA All-Star Game

Tom Chambers was born on June 21, 1959 in Ogden, Utah, USA as Thomas Doane Chambers. He was previously married to Erin Jo Ward.

21. Antawn Jamison

Self | Duke-Carolina: The Blue Blood Rivalry

Antawn Jamison is an American former professional basketball player who played 16 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is the Director of Pro Personnel for the Washington Wizards. He played college basketball for the North Carolina Tar Heels, being named national player of the ...

22. Dolph Schayes

Self | The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...

Dolph Schayes was born on May 19, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA as Adolph Schayes. He was married to Naomi Gross. He died on December 10, 2015 in Syracuse, New York.

23. Jerry Lucas

Writer | The Perfect Summer

Jerry Lucas was born on March 30, 1940 in Middletown, Ohio, USA as Jerry Ray Lucas. He is a writer and actor, known for The Perfect Summer, The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (1999) and The Way It Was (1974). He has been married to Cheri Wulf since 1989. He was previously married to Sharalee ...

24. Larry Johnson

Actor | Space Jam

Larry Johnson was born on March 14, 1969 in Tyler, Texas, USA as Larry Demetric Johnson. He is an actor and producer, known for Space Jam (1996), Eddie (1996) and Triumph of Faith (2001). He has been married to Celeste Wingfield since August 27, 1994. They have three children.

25. Chris Bosh

Actor | Entourage

Chris Bosh was born on March 24, 1984 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Entourage (2004), Rosewood (2015) and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (2013). He has been married to Adrienne Nicole Williams since July 16, 2011. They have four children.

26. LaMarcus Aldridge

Actor | Portlandia

LaMarcus Aldridge was born on July 19, 1985 in Dallas, Texas, USA as LaMarcus Nurae Aldridge. He is an actor, known for Portlandia (2011), Night School: Dream Team (2018) and The NBA on TNT (1988).

27. Elton Brand

Producer | Rescue Dawn

Elton Brand is an American former professional basketball player and the current general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). After playing college basketball for Duke, he was selected with the first overall pick in the 1999 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls,...

28. Draymond Green

Self | Shut Up and Dribble

Draymond Green was born on March 4, 1990 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA as Draymond Jamal Green.

30. Shareef Abdur-Rahim

Self | Hang Time

Shareef Abdur-Rahim was born on December 11, 1976 in Marietta, Georgia, USA as Julius Shareef Abdur-Rahim. He has been married to Delicia Hodges since August 6, 2000. They have two children.

31. Kristaps Porzingis

Producer | Porzingis' Comeback

Kristaps Porzingis was born on August 2, 1995 in Liepaja, Latvia. He is a producer, known for Porzingis' Comeback (2018), NBA on ESPN (1982) and Mission Possible with Eric LeGrand (2016).

32. Jermaine O'Neal

Producer | The Inheritance

Jermaine O'Neal was born on October 13, 1978 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. He is a producer, known for The Inheritance (2011), Polish Bar (2010) and Unique Whips (2005).

33. Derrick Coleman

Self | Below the Rim

Derrick D. Coleman (born June 21, 1967) is an American retired basketball player. Coleman was born in Mobile, Alabama, but grew up and attended high school in Detroit, and attended college at Syracuse University. He was selected first overall in the 1990 NBA draft by the New Jersey Nets.

Throughout ...

34. Paul Millsap

Self | NBA on ESPN

Power forward for the Utah Jazz (2006-2013), Atlanta Hawks (2013-2017), and Denver Nuggets (2017-present).

35. Larry Nance

Self | Super Slams of the NBA

Larry Nance was born as Larry Donnell Nance. He has been married to Jaynee Booth since August 28, 1989. They have three children.

36. Terry Cummings

Composer | Jreamwriter's: Bent

Terry Cummings was born on March 15, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Terrell Cummings. He is a composer, known for Jreamwriter's: Bent (2014), Love & Basketball (2000) and ESPN 25: Who's #1? (2004).

37. Dave DeBusschere

Actor | The Cosby Show

Dave DeBusschere was born on October 16, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as David Albert DeBusschere. He was an actor, known for The Cosby Show (1984), New Jersey Turnpikes (1999) and The Joe Namath Show (1969). He was married to Geri Warnock. He died on May 14, 2003 in New York City, New York, USA.

38. George McGinnis

Self | The 1977 NBA Finals

George F. McGinnis (born August 12, 1950) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 11 seasons in the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball Association (NBA). McGinnis attended Washington High School in Indianapolis. He was drafted into the ABA from ...

39. Maurice Lucas

Self | Four Square Miles to Glory

Maurice Lucas (February 18, 1952 - October 31, 2010) was an American professional basketball player. The first two years of his post collegiate career were spent in the American Basketball Association (ABA) with the Spirits of St. Louis and Kentucky Colonels. He then played twelve seasons in the ...

40. Horace Grant

Art_director | Baby's Momma Drama

Horace Grant was born on July 4, 1965 in Augusta, Georgia, USA as Horace Junior Grant. He is an actor and art director, known for Baby's Momma Drama (2004), The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (1999) and WGN Morning News (1994). He was previously married to Donna Weaver.

41. Buck Williams

Self | The 1990 NBA Finals

Buck Williams is an American former professional basketball player and former assistant coach for the Portland Trail Blazers. He was well known for his rebounding ability and trademark goggles.

Williams, a 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) forward born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, ranks 15th all-time in NBA ...

42. Rasheed Wallace

Actor | Juwanna Mann

Rasheed Wallace was born on September 17, 1974 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Rasheed Abdul Wallace. He is an actor, known for Juwanna Mann (2002), Like Mike (2002) and The 2010 NBA Finals (2010). He has been married to Fatima Sanders since July 18, 1998. They have four children.

43. Clifford Robinson

Self | The 1990 NBA Finals

Clifford Robinson is an American retired professional basketball player who played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Selected 36th overall in the 1989 draft, he played the first 8 seasons of his career with the Portland Trail Blazers, followed by stints with the Phoenix Suns,...

44. Bobby Jones

Self | 1982 NBA All-Star Game

Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2019.

45. Antoine Walker

Producer | Gone in an Instant

Antoine Walker was born on August 12, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Antoine Devon Walker. He is a producer, known for Gone in an Instant (2020), WGN Morning News (1994) and 2003 NBA All-Star Game (2003).

47. Tom Heinsohn

Actor | The Powers of Matthew Star

Tom Heinsohn was born on August 26, 1934 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Thomas William Heinsohn. He is an actor, known for The Powers of Matthew Star (1982), Below the Rim (1994) and The 1984 NBA Finals (1984). He was previously married to Helen J. Weiss.

48. Kenyon Martin

Actor | The Death Match: Fighting Fist of Samurai Joe

Kenyon Martin was born on December 30, 1977 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA as Kenyon Lee Martin. He is an actor, known for The Death Match: Fighting Fist of Samurai Joe (2013), Chappelle's Show (2003) and BIG3 Basketball (2017). He has been married to Shakira Waston since June 15, 2016. He was ...

50. Juwan Howard

Actor | The West Wing

Juwan Howard was born on February 7, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Juwan Antonio Howard. He is an actor and producer, known for The West Wing (1999), Arli$$ (1996) and ESPN Films (2011). He has been married to Jenine Wardally since July 6, 2002. They have two children.

51. Charles Oakley

Actor | Space Jam

Charles Oakley was born on December 18, 1963 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Space Jam (1996), Forget Paris (1995) and Pastor Brown (2009). He has been married to Angela Redd since July 30, 2016.

52. Bob Boozer

Self | The 1966 NBA Finals

Bob Boozer was born on April 26, 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Robert Lewis Boozer. He was married to Ella. He died on May 19, 2012 in Omaha.

53. Tom Gugliotta

Self | 1997 NBA All-Star Game

Tom Gugliotta was born on December 19, 1969 in Huntington Station, New York, USA as Thomas James Gugliotta. He has been married to Keri since 2011. They have two children. He was previously married to Nikki Cormack.

54. A.C. Green

Actor | Space Jam

A.C. Green was born on October 4, 1963 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Space Jam (1996), Final Solution (2001) and Hit the Floor (2013). He has been married to Veronique since April 20, 2002.

55. Carlos Boozer

Self | Beyond the Athlete

Carlos Boozer was born on November 20, 1981 in Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany as Jr. Carlos Austin Boozer. He is an actor, known for Beyond the Athlete (2015), WGN Morning News (1994) and Speak for Yourself (2016). He has been married to Cindy Blackwell since August 10, 2002. They have three ...

57. Danny Manning

Actor | Eddie

Danny Manning is an American college basketball coach and retired National Basketball Association player. He is the men's head coach at Wake Forest. Manning played high school basketball at Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kansas, college basketball at The University of Kansas, and played in the ...

58. Christian Laettner

Self | The Dream Team

Christian Laettner is a retired American basketball player whose Hall of Fame career for the Duke Blue Devils is widely regarded as one of the best in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) history. He was the star player on the back-to-back National Championship teams of 1991 and 1992, ...

59. Shane Battier

Self | Starting at the Finish Line: The Coach Buehler Story

Shane Battier was born on September 9, 1978 in Birmingham, Michigan, USA as Shane Courtney Battier. He has been married to Heidi Ufer since July 12, 2004. They have one child.

60. Rick Mahorn

Actor | Detroiters

Rick Mahorn was born on September 21, 1958 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA as Derrick Allen Mahorn. He is an actor, known for Detroiters (2017), The 1988 NBA Finals (1988) and NB90's (2013).

61. Vern Mikkelsen

Self | ESPN 25: Who's #1?

Vern Mikkelsen was born on October 21, 1928 in Fresno, California, USA as Arild Verner Agerskov Mikkelsen. He was married to Jean. He died on November 21, 2013 in Wayzata, Minnesota, USA.

62. Sidney Wicks

Self | Coach

Sidney Wicks was born on September 19, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

63. Pascal Siakam

Self | The NBA on TNT

Power forward for the Toronto Raptors (2016-present).

64. Sam Perkins

Self | The 2000 NBA Finals

Sam Perkins is an American retired professional basketball player and executive. Perkins was a three-time college All-American, was a member of the 1982 national champion North Carolina Tar Heels, and won a gold medal with the 1984 United States men's Olympic basketball team. Perkins played ...



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