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Old 01-01-2013, 07:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Who are the strongest player at each position?

Interesting question I saw on Facebook.

Who do you think is the strongest at each position in terms of physical strength.
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Re: Who are the strongest player at each position?

For instance, is Lebron stronger than artest?
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Re: Who are the strongest player at each position?

When I arm wrestled Ron, he went down faster than 'Bron. So, 'Bron.

Seriously, I just have no idea how we could legitimately discuss this. Who really knows?

Here's a try, though:

PG: Deron Williams (Bledsoe or Westbrook could be ahead of him though. Hard to see where the fat ends and the muscle begins with DWill)
SG: Dwyane Wade (Outweighs most SFs)
SF: LeBron
PF: Blake Griffin (Probably going on looks on this one)
C: DeWight (Pek may have something to say about this one, though)
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Re: Who are the strongest player at each position?

Corey Maggette has to have a place in this discussion on the wing. Pekovic is a lock. Strongest PG used to be Baron Davis, but I think a case could be made for Will Bynum at that position.
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Re: Who are the strongest player at each position?

C - Kendrick Perkins
PF - Kevin Love
SF - Lebron
SG - Wade
PG - Deron Williams
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Re: Who are the strongest player at each position?

Derrick Rose is a strong cat, D-Will has some physical maturity on him though. Corey Maggette and Lebron would be my wing picks... I'll have to think about the bigs.
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Corey Maggette has to have a place in this discussion on the wing. Pekovic is a lock. Strongest PG used to be Baron Davis, but I think a case could be made for Will Bynum at that position.
Will Bynum amongst Sub 5'11 point guards maybe. Not against them all.
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Re: Who are the strongest player at each position?

I don't know if I'm knowledgeable enough about the league as a whole to discuss this - but we should all be able to agree that this topic HAS to come down to full body strength, and ability to leverage that strength. Strength is POINTLESS if you're unable to leverage it. In the NBA that means being the strongest on the post at your position. So really we should be asking: given a straight up post battle - who is the strongest going down low as a player at each position?
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Re: Who are the strongest player at each position?

Bynum would have to be in the discussion at C in that case.
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So really we should be asking: given a straight up post battle - who is the strongest going down low as a player at each position?
Chuck Hayes just moved to the top of the list.
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Re: Who are the strongest player at each position?

Dexter Pittman or Glen Davis
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Dexter Pittman or Glen Davis
Neither guy would be able to back Chuck Hayes down an inch in the post.
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Re: Who are the strongest player at each position?

Reggie Evans is a monster too
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Re: Who are the strongest player at each position?

Not sure if stronger than Dwight, but didn't Love say that Pekovic got a lot stronger over the offseason?

Edit: Pekovic is listed at 6'11'' 290.
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