Power forward, historically, has been the most coveted position in the draft and NBA teams should be hungry for talented 4s in 2010. The 2009 draft saw the biggest vacuum of PFs in recent history. Just three -- Blake Griffin, Jordan Hill and Tyler Hansbrough -- went in the lottery. And just three others -- James Johnson, Taj Gibson and DeMarre Carroll -- went in the first round.
This year, things are looking up at the 4. Currently we have 11 power forwards ranked in our Top 30 and six of them ranked in the lottery. Here's how they currently stack up:
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