Dirk Nowitzki and the 10 Best Outside Shooters from the PF/C Position in the NBA

September 23rd, 2010 by Allen Kim Leave a reply »
When you see the label power forward or center, most tend to think of big, lumbering brutes—players with all power and no finesse. However, that is just not the case.

Dirk Nowtizki is the perfect example of the non-traditional front-court player—a mobile big man with the ability to shoot.

As traditional half-court sets are abandoned in favor of more uptempo offenses, the switch to more mobile front-courts are becoming prevalent in the NBA.

Europe, in particular, plays a very different brand of basketball. There are many unique distinctions between the two games, but a major focus is on big men that are able to shoot from mid to long range.

There will be an even greater influx of talent from across the seas as the rest of the world is catching up in the talent department.

With more teams looking to run and stretch the floor to open up driving lanes, the shooting big man will continue to come at a premium.

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