Doug McDermott, Spurs (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
We continue to rank every starter at every position in the NBA. With point guards and shooting guards and small forwards already complete, it’s time to shift focus to the power forward position. For the Sixers, that means deciphering Tobias Harris’ place among his positional peers.
It has been a difficult season for Harris, who is receiving more boos than ever at the Wells Fargo Center due to his poor play. Injuries and COVID have no doubt played a factor, but with Ben Simmons out of the picture, there has been more focus than ever on Harris’ performance next to Joel Embiid.
That said, where does he stand at the power forward position?
PF,Oklahoma City Thunder
Ranking NBA starting power forwards — 30. Aaron Wiggins, Thunder
A general lack of proven NBA track record keeps Aaron Wiggins at the No. 30 spot, even if he has flashed promising two-way potential for the young Thunder. The 6-foot-6 Wiggins is essentially another wing for OKC, with a projectable 3-point shot, athletic pop, and strong awareness operating off-ball. He should stick around for a while. Not many second-round picks are year-one starters, even on the most fervently rebuilding teams.
Marvin Bagley III
Ranking NBA starting power forwards — 29. Marvin Bagley III, Kings
The Kings have moved Marvin Bagley into the starting five. The longevity of that decision is unknown, but…