2010 NBA Draft: Top 10 Combo Forward Prospects
How do you define a "Combo Forward" prospect? These guys are big small forwards or face-up power forwards in small-ball lineups who can operate in transition, switch onto the perimeter defensively and crash the glass. Al-Farouq Aminu Wake Forest, Sophomore Small Forward/Power Forward 6-8, 210 pounds, 19 years old Super athlete who can rebound like a power forward, defend multiple positions and is a terror in transition.
Texas, Senior Small Forward/Power Forward 6-7, 225 pounds, 22 years old Tough, aggressive forward with solid offensive ability and outstanding rebounding skills.
UConn, Senior Small Forward/Power Forward 6-9, 225 pounds, 21 years old Super long and athletic forward who excels in transition and can defend multiple positions.
West Virginia, Sophomore Small Forward/Power Forward 6-8, 205 pounds, 20 years old Defensive specialist with a nice feel for the game and solid potential.
CB Granada, 1989 International Power Forward 6-8, 210 pounds, 21 years old Tough, aggressive power forward who can space the floor and brings plenty of international experience to the table.
Seattle University, Junior Power Forward 6-10, 230 pounds, 21 years old Physically impressive power forward with rare shot-creating and ball-handling skills.
New Mexico, Junior Small Forward/Power Forward 6-7, 205 pounds, 22 years old Skilled, productive forward with strong ball-handling and playmaking skills.
Clemson, Senior Power Forward 6-7, 215 pounds, 22 years old Extremely tough and athletic forward who lacks size but brings great intensity.
ratiopharm Ulm, 1989 International Small Forward 6-10, 210 pounds, 21 years old Oversized wing player with one of the sweetest shooting strokes in this draft class.
Tulsa 66ers, Automatically Eligible (would-be freshman) Power Forward 6-8, 190 pounds, 21 years old Long and athletic combo forward who ranked as the D-League's most prolific rebounder as a would-be college freshman.