Los Angeles Clippers: Top 5 Power Forwards in Team History

By Terri Washington

Los Angeles Clippers: Top 5 Power Forwards in Team History

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The power forward position is important to any team. The Los Angeles Clippers' power forwards have been some of the most important in the team’s history. Each decade, the Clippers have had at least one amazing power forward to lead the team. These are the best of the best.

5. Danny Manning (1988-1994)

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5. Danny Manning (1988-1994)

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Manning had his most productive season in his 15-year career with the Clippers in 1992-1993. He averaged 22.8 points per game and was selected to be an All-Star twice during his time with the Clippers.

4. Terry Cummings (1982-1994)

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4. Terry Cummings (1982-1994)

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Cummings won Rookie of the Year in 1983 and put up a career-best in points and rebounds. When he had to sit out during the tail end of his rookie season, the Clippers lost every game without him.

3. Elton Brand (2001-2008)

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3. Elton Brand (2001-2008)

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Brand had both of his All-Star selections during his time with the Clippers in 2002 and 2006. Brand led the team to their first playoff series win since 1976 in 2006, a year in which he posted career-highs in points and field-goal percentage.

2. Bob McAdoo (1972 - 1976)

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2. Bob McAdoo (1972 - 1976)

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McAdoo played with the Buffalo Braves. He was Rookie of the Year in 1973, led the league in field-goal percentage in the 1973-74 season, averaged 30 points and 15 rebounds and won the league's Most Valuable Player award in the 1974-75 season.

1. Blake Griffin (2009 - Present)

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1. Blake Griffin (2009 - Present)

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Griffin is by far the top power forward in Los Angeles Clippers' history. Griffin won Rookie of the Year in 2011, he has been voted to the All-Star team every season since his rookie year and has averaged 35 points and 10 rebounds per game in his career so far. He's led the Clippers to the playoffs every season since 2011-2012 and helped the team win their only two division titles.

Terri Washington is a Los Angeles Clippers writer for RantSports.com. Follow her on Twitter @Terri7589, “Like” her on Facebook or add her to your network on Google.

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