The 10 most unstoppable NBA power forwards of all time, ranked

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5. Kevin McHale

Kevin McHale is a professional basketball player widely regarded as one of the greatest power forwards in the history of the NBA. Standing at 6'10", McHale possessed an incredible combination of size, skill, and basketball IQ, making him a dominant force on both ends of the court.

He played his 13-year career for the Boston Celtics, forming a lethal frontcourt trio alongside Larry Bird and Robert Parish. McHale was known for his impeccable footwork and post moves, which made him nearly unstoppable in the low post. His signature move, the "up-and-under" move, left defenders guessing and often resulted in easy baskets or trips to the free-throw line.

McHale's defensive prowess was equally impressive, as he could block shots, alter opponents' shots, and lock down the opposing team's best frontcourt players. McHale's impact on the game extended beyond his playing career, as he became a very successful coach and executive in the NBA. His contributions to the sport have solidified his status as a basketball legend.