The power forward position is classically played in the paint, with post moves, tough rebounding, and interior defense. Changing NBA rules have reimagined the position as more perimeter oriented; 3-point range, rebounding effectiveness, and ability to defend the perimeter.
There are a few draft picks that are projected in the late lottery of high interest for the Lakers. Each of them fulfill the power forward position differently. Those names are Aaron Gordon, Noah Vonleh, and Julius Randle. Each player goes about effective paint play in different ways.
The combine brought out athletic testing results, along with player measurement to guage how each of them can stack up in the modern NBA. Still, the questions remain. Which one is the best player available? Who would be the All-Star of the group? Who will fulfill their individual potential?