NBA Players by Position


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In the current NBA players can play a varied amount of positions. The playing positions are Point Guard, Shooting Guard, Shooting Forward, Power Forward and Center. However, have you ever wondered what position a NBA player actually plays?

NBA Players by Position? There are 89 NBA Players who play as Point Guard, 120 players play as Shooting Guard, 86 players who play as Shooting Forward, 105 players who play as Power Forward and 88 players who play as Center.

We have looked at every position in basketball and listed which NBA players that play these positions. We have also looked at the how these positions relate to the rest of the positions with the NBA.

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NBA Players who play Shooting Guard

There are 120 NBA Players who play the position of Shooting Guard in the NBA. 24.59% of NBA players play the position of Shooting Guard in the NBA. The position of Shooting Guard is the most popular position played by NBA players in the NBA.

Position NBA Player
Shooting GuardKevin Huerter
Shooting GuardTony Snell
Shooting GuardBogdan Bogdanović
Shooting GuardSkylar Mays  (TW)
Shooting GuardJaylen Brown
Shooting GuardPayton Pritchard
Shooting GuardJavonte Green
Shooting GuardCarsen Edwards
Shooting GuardRomeo Langford
Shooting GuardLandry Shamet
Shooting GuardJames Harden
Shooting GuardTyler Johnson
Shooting GuardSpencer Dinwiddie
Shooting GuardTerry Rozier
Shooting GuardMalik Monk
Shooting GuardNate Darling  (TW)
Shooting GuardZach LaVine
Shooting GuardGarrett Temple
Shooting GuardDenzel Valentine
Shooting GuardTomáš Satoranský
Shooting GuardAdam Mokoka  (TW)
Shooting GuardCollin Sexton
Shooting GuardDamyean Dotson
Shooting GuardIsaac Okoro
Shooting GuardTim Hardaway Jr.
Shooting GuardJosh Green
Shooting GuardJosh Richardson
Shooting GuardNate Hinton  (TW)
Shooting GuardGary Harris
Shooting GuardPJ Dozier
Shooting GuardMarkus Howard  (TW)
Shooting GuardDelon Wright
Shooting GuardJosh Jackson
Shooting GuardWayne Ellington
Shooting GuardRodney McGruder
Shooting GuardDeividas Sirvydis
Shooting GuardDamion Lee
Shooting GuardJordan Poole
Shooting GuardJuan Toscano-Anderson  (TW)
Shooting GuardKlay Thompson
Shooting GuardSterling Brown
Shooting GuardEric Gordon
Shooting GuardBen McLemore
Shooting GuardMason Jones  (TW)
Shooting GuardVictor Oladipo
Shooting GuardBrodric Thomas  (TW)
Shooting GuardJustin Holiday
Shooting GuardEdmond Sumner
Shooting GuardJeremy Lamb
Shooting GuardCassius Stanley  (TW)
Shooting GuardLuke Kennard
Shooting GuardReggie Jackson
Shooting GuardTerance Mann
Shooting GuardAmir Coffey  (TW)
Shooting GuardJay Scrubb  (TW)
Shooting GuardDennis Schröder
Shooting GuardKentavious Caldwell-Pope
Shooting GuardTalen Horton-Tucker
Shooting GuardWesley Matthews
Shooting GuardDesmond Bane
Shooting GuardGrayson Allen
Shooting GuardJohn Konchar
Shooting GuardTyler Herro
Shooting GuardAvery Bradley
Shooting GuardDonte DiVincenzo
Shooting GuardBryn Forbes
Shooting GuardPat Connaughton
Shooting GuardSam Merrill
Shooting GuardMalik Beasley
Shooting GuardAnthony Edwards
Shooting GuardJosh Okogie
Shooting GuardJarrett Culver
Shooting GuardJaylen Nowell
Shooting GuardEric Bledsoe
Shooting GuardNickeil Alexander-Walker
Shooting GuardJ.J. Redick
Shooting GuardSindarius Thornwell
Shooting GuardRJ Barrett
Shooting GuardAustin Rivers
Shooting GuardAlec Burks
Shooting GuardTheo Pinson  (TW)
Shooting GuardHamidou Diallo
Shooting GuardLuguentz Dort
Shooting GuardShai Gilgeous-Alexander
Shooting GuardTy Jerome
Shooting GuardDwayne Bacon
Shooting GuardTerrence Ross
Shooting GuardMichael Carter-Williams
Shooting GuardTyrese Maxey
Shooting GuardShake Milton
Shooting GuardMatisse Thybulle
Shooting GuardSeth Curry
Shooting GuardFurkan Korkmaz
Shooting GuardIsaiah Joe
Shooting GuardTerrance Ferguson
Shooting GuardLangston Galloway
Shooting GuardDevin Booker
Shooting GuardE’Twaun Moore
Shooting GuardTy-Shon Alexander  (TW)
Shooting GuardGary Trent Jr.
Shooting GuardAnfernee Simons
Shooting GuardCJ McCollum
Shooting GuardBuddy Hield
Shooting GuardJahmi’us Ramsey
Shooting GuardDaQuan Jeffries
Shooting GuardLonnie Walker
Shooting GuardDerrick White
Shooting GuardQuinndary Weatherspoon  (TW)
Shooting GuardFred VanVleet
Shooting GuardNorman Powell
Shooting GuardTerence Davis
Shooting GuardMatt Thomas
Shooting GuardJalen Harris  (TW)
Shooting GuardJordan Clarkson
Shooting GuardDonovan Mitchell
Shooting GuardMiye Oni
Shooting GuardShaquille Harrison
Shooting GuardBradley Beal
Shooting GuardGarrison Mathews  (TW)
Shooting GuardJerome Robinson

NBA Players who play Shooting Forward

There are 86 NBA players who play the position of Shooting Forward in the NBA. 17.62% of NBA players play the position of shooting forward in the NBA. The position of Shooting Forward is the least popular position in the NBA.

PositionNBA Player
Shooting ForwardCam Reddish
Shooting ForwardDe’Andre Hunter
Shooting ForwardJayson Tatum
Shooting ForwardAaron Nesmith
Shooting ForwardJoe Harris
Shooting ForwardTimothé Luwawu-Cabarrot
Shooting ForwardGordon Hayward
Shooting ForwardCaleb Martin
Shooting ForwardCody Martin
Shooting ForwardJalen McDaniels
Shooting ForwardOtto Porter
Shooting ForwardChandler Hutchison
Shooting ForwardCedi Osman
Shooting ForwardDylan Windler
Shooting ForwardWesley Iwundu
Shooting ForwardTyler Bey  (TW)
Shooting ForwardWill Barton
Shooting ForwardMichael Porter Jr.
Shooting ForwardJerami Grant
Shooting ForwardSviatoslav Mykhailiuk
Shooting ForwardSaddiq Bey
Shooting ForwardKelly Oubre Jr.
Shooting ForwardKent Bazemore
Shooting ForwardJae’Sean Tate
Shooting ForwardDavid Nwaba
Shooting ForwardDanuel House
Shooting ForwardKenyon Martin Jr.
Shooting ForwardRodions Kurucs
Shooting ForwardKelan Martin
Shooting ForwardT.J. Warren
Shooting ForwardBrian Bowen  (TW)
Shooting ForwardNicolas Batum
Shooting ForwardKawhi Leonard
Shooting ForwardPaul George
Shooting ForwardKyle Kuzma
Shooting ForwardAlfonzo McKinnie
Shooting ForwardDillon Brooks
Shooting ForwardSean McDermott  (TW)
Shooting ForwardJustise Winslow
Shooting ForwardDuncan Robinson
Shooting ForwardAndre Iguodala
Shooting ForwardMax Strus  (TW)
Shooting ForwardJimmy Butler
Shooting ForwardMaurice Harkless
Shooting ForwardKhris Middleton
Shooting ForwardThanasis Antetokounmpo
Shooting ForwardJordan Nwora
Shooting ForwardTorrey Craig
Shooting ForwardJake Layman
Shooting ForwardBrandon Ingram
Shooting ForwardJosh Hart
Shooting ForwardNaji Marshall  (TW)
Shooting ForwardKevin Knox
Shooting ForwardReggie Bullock
Shooting ForwardIgnas Brazdeikis
Shooting ForwardJustin Jackson
Shooting ForwardJosh Hall
Shooting ForwardDarius Miller
Shooting ForwardTrevor Ariza
Shooting ForwardGary Clark
Shooting ForwardJames Ennis
Shooting ForwardEvan Fournier
Shooting ForwardDanny Green
Shooting ForwardMikal Bridges
Shooting ForwardAbdel Nader
Shooting ForwardRodney Hood
Shooting ForwardDerrick Jones Jr.
Shooting ForwardCJ Elleby
Shooting ForwardKeljin Blevins  (TW)
Shooting ForwardGlenn Robinson III
Shooting ForwardJustin James
Shooting ForwardRobert Woodard
Shooting ForwardKeldon Johnson
Shooting ForwardDevin Vassell
Shooting ForwardKeita Bates-Diop  (TW)
Shooting ForwardOG Anunoby
Shooting ForwardYuta Watanabe  (TW)
Shooting ForwardDeAndre’ Bembry
Shooting ForwardPaul Watson
Shooting ForwardPatrick McCaw
Shooting ForwardBojan Bogdanović
Shooting ForwardRoyce O’Neale
Shooting ForwardJoe Ingles
Shooting ForwardElijah Hughes
Shooting ForwardDeni Avdija
Shooting ForwardIsaac Bonga

NBA Players who play Point Guard

There are 89 NBA players who play the position of point guard in the NBA. 18.23% of NBA Players play the position of point guard in the NBA. The position of point guard is the third most-played position in the NBA.

Position Players Name
Point GuardTrae Young
Point GuardBrandon Goodwin
Point GuardRajon Rondo
Point GuardKris Dunn
Point GuardJeff Teague
Point GuardMarcus Smart
Point GuardKemba Walker
Point GuardTremont Waters  (TW)
Point GuardBruce Brown
Point GuardKyrie Irving
Point GuardChris Chiozza  (TW)
Point GuardDevonte’ Graham
Point GuardLaMelo Ball
Point GuardGrant Riller  (TW)
Point GuardCoby White
Point GuardRyan Arcidiacono
Point GuardDevon Dotson  (TW)
Point GuardDarius Garland
Point GuardMatthew Dellavedova
Point GuardLuka Dončić
Point GuardTrey Burke
Point GuardJalen Brunson
Point GuardTyrell Terry
Point GuardMonte Morris
Point GuardJamal Murray
Point GuardFacundo Campazzo
Point GuardR.J. Hampton
Point GuardDerrick Rose
Point GuardKillian Hayes
Point GuardSaben Lee  (TW)
Point GuardFrank Jackson  (TW)
Point GuardStephen Curry
Point GuardBrad Wanamaker
Point GuardMychal Mulder
Point GuardNico Mannion  (TW)
Point GuardJohn Wall
Point GuardMalcolm Brogdon
Point GuardAaron Holiday
Point GuardT.J. McConnell
Point GuardJalen Lecque
Point GuardLou Williams
Point GuardPatrick Beverley
Point GuardLeBron James
Point GuardAlex Caruso
Point GuardQuinn Cook
Point GuardTyus Jones
Point GuardDe’Anthony Melton
Point GuardJa Morant
Point GuardGoran Dragić
Point GuardKendrick Nunn
Point GuardGabe Vincent  (TW)
Point GuardJrue Holiday
Point GuardD.J. Augustin
Point GuardJaylen Adams  (TW)
Point GuardRicky Rubio
Point GuardD’Angelo Russell
Point GuardJordan McLaughlin  (TW)
Point GuardAshton Hagans  (TW)
Point GuardLonzo Ball
Point GuardKira Lewis Jr.
Point GuardElfrid Payton
Point GuardImmanuel Quickley
Point GuardFrank Ntilikina
Point GuardDennis Smith Jr.
Point GuardJared Harper  (TW)
Point GuardThéo Maledon
Point GuardGeorge Hill
Point GuardCole Anthony
Point GuardMarkelle Fultz
Point GuardKarim Mané  (TW)
Point GuardBen Simmons
Point GuardChris Paul
Point GuardJevon Carter
Point GuardCameron Payne
Point GuardDamian Lillard
Point GuardDe’Aaron Fox
Point GuardCory Joseph
Point GuardTyrese Haliburton
Point GuardDejounte Murray
Point GuardPatty Mills
Point GuardTre Jones
Point GuardKyle Lowry
Point GuardMalachi Flynn
Point GuardMike Conley
Point GuardTrent Forrest  (TW)
Point GuardIsh Smith
Point GuardRaul Neto
Point GuardRussell Westbrook
Point GuardCassius Winston  (TW)

NBA Players who play Power Forward

There are 105 NBA players who play the position of Power Forward. 21.5% of NBA players play the position of Power Forward in the NBA. The position of Power Forward is the second most popular position in the NBA.

PositionPlayers Name
Power ForwardJohn Collins
Power ForwardSolomon Hill
Power ForwardDanilo Gallinari
Power ForwardNathan Knight  (TW)
Power ForwardSemi Ojeleye
Power ForwardTristan Thompson
Power ForwardGrant Williams
Power ForwardJeff Green
Power ForwardKevin Durant
Power ForwardReggie Perry  (TW)
Power ForwardMiles Bridges
Power ForwardP.J. Washington
Power ForwardNick Richards
Power ForwardPatrick Williams
Power ForwardDaniel Gafford
Power ForwardThaddeus Young
Power ForwardLauri Markkanen
Power ForwardLuke Kornet
Power ForwardLarry Nance Jr.
Power ForwardDean Wade
Power ForwardLamar Stevens  (TW)
Power ForwardTaurean Prince
Power ForwardKevin Love
Power ForwardJames Johnson
Power ForwardDorian Finney-Smith
Power ForwardMaxi Kleber
Power ForwardPaul Millsap
Power ForwardJaMychal Green
Power ForwardBol Bol
Power ForwardZeke Nnaji
Power ForwardVlatko Čančar
Power ForwardGreg Whittington  (TW)
Power ForwardSekou Doumbouya
Power ForwardBlake Griffin
Power ForwardAndrew Wiggins
Power ForwardEric Paschall
Power ForwardDraymond Green
Power ForwardMarquese Chriss
Power ForwardAlen Smailagić
Power ForwardP.J. Tucker
Power ForwardDomantas Sabonis
Power ForwardDoug McDermott
Power ForwardJaKarr Sampson
Power ForwardMarcus Morris
Power ForwardMfiondu Kabengele
Power ForwardPatrick Patterson
Power ForwardAnthony Davis
Power ForwardMarkieff Morris
Power ForwardJared Dudley
Power ForwardDevontae Cacok  (TW)
Power ForwardKostas Antetokounmpo  (TW)
Power ForwardKyle Anderson
Power ForwardBrandon Clarke
Power ForwardXavier Tillman Sr.
Power ForwardJontay Porter
Power ForwardPrecious Achiuwa
Power ForwardKZ Okpala
Power ForwardChris Silva
Power ForwardGiannis Antetokounmpo
Power ForwardD.J. Wilson
Power ForwardMamadi Diakite  (TW)
Power ForwardJarred Vanderbilt
Power ForwardJaden McDaniels
Power ForwardJuan Hernangómez
Power ForwardZion Williamson
Power ForwardNicolò Melli
Power ForwardWenyen Gabriel
Power ForwardJulius Randle
Power ForwardObi Toppin
Power ForwardTaj Gibson
Power ForwardDarius Bazley
Power ForwardKenrich Williams
Power ForwardIsaiah Roby
Power ForwardAleksej Pokusevski
Power ForwardAaron Gordon
Power ForwardChuma Okeke
Power ForwardJonathan Isaac
Power ForwardAl-Farouq Aminu
Power ForwardTobias Harris
Power ForwardMike Scott
Power ForwardPaul Reed  (TW)
Power ForwardCameron Johnson
Power ForwardJae Crowder
Power ForwardDario Šarić
Power ForwardJalen Smith
Power ForwardCarmelo Anthony
Power ForwardRobert Covington
Power ForwardNassir Little
Power ForwardZach Collins
Power ForwardHarrison Barnes
Power ForwardMarvin Bagley III
Power ForwardNemanja Bjelica
Power ForwardJabari Parker
Power ForwardRudy Gay
Power ForwardDeMar DeRozan
Power ForwardTrey Lyles
Power ForwardLuka Šamanić
Power ForwardStanley Johnson
Power ForwardPascal Siakam
Power ForwardGeorges Niang
Power ForwardJuwan Morgan
Power ForwardJarrell Brantley  (TW)
Power ForwardDāvis Bertāns
Power ForwardRui Hachimura
Power ForwardAnthony Gill

NBA Players who play Center

There are 88 NBA players who play the position of Center. 18% of NBA players play the position of center in the NBA. The position of center is the second least popular position in the NBA.

PositionPlayers Name
CenterClint Capela
CenterBruno Fernando
CenterOnyeka Okongwu
CenterDaniel Theis
CenterRobert Williams
CenterTacko Fall  (TW)
CenterDeAndre Jordan
CenterNicolas Claxton
CenterBismack Biyombo
CenterCody Zeller
CenterVernon Carey Jr.
CenterWendell Carter Jr.
CenterCristiano Felício
CenterAndre Drummond
CenterJaVale McGee
CenterJarrett Allen
CenterMarques Bolden  (TW)
CenterWillie Cauley-Stein
CenterBoban Marjanović
CenterDwight Powell
CenterKristaps Porziņģis
CenterNikola Jokić
CenterIsaiah Hartenstein
CenterMason Plumlee
CenterIsaiah Stewart
CenterJahlil Okafor
CenterKevon Looney
CenterJames Wiseman
CenterDeMarcus Cousins
CenterChristian Wood
CenterMyles Turner
CenterGoga Bitadze
CenterIvica Zubac
CenterSerge Ibaka
CenterDaniel Oturu
CenterMontrezl Harrell
CenterMarc Gasol
CenterGorgui Dieng
CenterJonas Valančiūnas
CenterJaren Jackson Jr.
CenterKillian Tillie  (TW)
CenterKelly Olynyk
CenterBam Adebayo
CenterMeyers Leonard
CenterUdonis Haslem
CenterBobby Portis
CenterBrook Lopez
CenterNaz Reid
CenterEd Davis
CenterKarl-Anthony Towns
CenterSteven Adams
CenterJaxson Hayes
CenterWilly Hernangómez
CenterWill Magnay  (TW)
CenterMitchell Robinson
CenterNerlens Noel
CenterMike Muscala
CenterAl Horford
CenterMoses Brown  (TW)
CenterOmer Yurtseven
CenterNikola Vučević
CenterKhem Birch
CenterMo Bamba
CenterDwight Howard
CenterJoel Embiid
CenterTony Bradley
CenterVincent Poirier
CenterDeandre Ayton
CenterFrank Kaminsky
CenterDamian Jones
CenterEnes Kanter
CenterHarry Giles
CenterJusuf Nurkić
CenterRichaun Holmes
CenterHassan Whiteside
CenterChimezie Metu  (TW)
CenterJakob Poeltl
CenterLaMarcus Aldridge
CenterDrew Eubanks
CenterChris Boucher
CenterAron Baynes
CenterRudy Gobert
CenterDerrick Favors
CenterUdoka Azubuike
CenterRobin Lopez
CenterThomas Bryant
CenterMoritz Wagner
CenterAlex Len

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