Power forward position continues to evolve
The grace and athleticism of basketball players is nothing short of amazing. However for a high school, college or NBA team to be successful, they must have the players in the post, the guys who do the dirty work in the paint by scoring and rebounding in the low post.
The power forward position has evolved over the years with more and more players who are multidimensional. Today we see 6-foot-8 to 6-10 players who can play with their back to the basket, attack the glass and rebound the ball but who also have the ability to step away from the basket, put the ball on the floor and pass and shoot with range.
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