As the New York Knicks prepare for the offseason, who are the best power forwards available in free agency this offseason?
As the New York Knicks continue their everlasting search for a lead guard, perhaps no other position is more important for them to find a complementary piece than at power forward.
Mitchell Robinson is a cornerstone player for the franchise. How he develops over the next few years could decide how quickly the Knicks become contenders again. If his unique talent is put into the best possible position to succeed, new team president Leon Rose will have something special.
The trick with Robinson is finding the right big man to pair with him in the frontcourt. Despite what the workout videos show, Mitch has failed to demonstrate an ability to extend his shot from much farther than where he can dunk the ball. New York needs a power forward who can space the floor and let Robinson do what he does best in creating havoc around the rim.
Yesterday, we looked at the best centers available on the free agent market. There weren’t many who made sense for the Knicks. Today, we rank the top power forwards, where New York will have plenty of options to pick from if they choose to find an improvement over Julius Randle, who could become a trade candidate.