2013 Fantasy Basketball: Power Forward Report

By Adam McGill
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The 2013 fantasy basketball season is just about underway and it is the perfect time to start going over each position. So before drafting this season, make sure to check out my positional ranking report. Here is the fourth report on power forwards.

Average Draft Position (According To ESPN):

1. Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves – 8.7

2. Serge Ibaka, Oklahoma City Thunder – 15.0

3. LaMacrus Aldridge, Portland Trail Blazers – 20.4

4. Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks – 22.6

5. Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers – 29.6

6. David Lee, Golden State Warriors – 32.1

7. Ersan Ilyasova, Milwaukee Bucks – 43.9

8. Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs – 49.1

9. Greg Monroe, Detroit Pistons – 49.5

10. Zach Randolph, Memphis Grizzlies – 53.8


Top 5 Sleepers:

1. Carlos Boozer, Chicago Bulls

2. Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers

3. Kenneth Faried, Denver Nuggets

4. Ryan Anderson, New Orleans Pelicans

5. Kevin Garnett, Brooklyn Nets


Top 5 Busts:

1. Derrick Favors, Utah Jazz

2. Amar’e Stoudemire, New York Knicks

3. Tristan Thompson, Cleveland Cavaliers

4. Luis Scola, Indiana Pacers

5. Tobias Harris, Orlando Magic


Kevin Love Will Return To Glory This Year

After missing a large chunk of the beginning of last fantasy season with a broken hand, Love finally returned for fantasy owners. However, the All-Star was forced to end his injury-riddled season early, due to season-ending knee surgery. Love only played in 18 games throughout the entire season and his 18.3 points in 2012 was down drastically from the 26 points he averaged in 2011. Love is completely healthy this year, though, and fantasy owners can expect the veteran to get back to putting up 20-10 on a nightly basis.


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Adam McGill is the Senior Fantasy Sports Writer at Rant Sports. Follow him on Twitter @adammcgill83, like him on Facebook, or add him to you networks on Google here or here.

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