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Top 5 Small Forwards in the NBA 2024–24 to Watch Out for

The NBA 2024–2024 is less than a month away, and players are all geared up for the preseason games. Last year was one of the best NBA seasons in recent times. Likewise, fans are expecting this season to be more thrilling than the last. Well, before the season starts, we have prepared a list of the top 5 small forwards in the NBA 2024–24 season to watch out for. Let us no longer wait for any moment and start taking a look at the list.

  • Lebron James
  • Kawhi Leonard
  • Kevin Durant
  • Jimmy Butler
  • Jayson Tatum

Top 5 Small Forwards in the NBA 2024–24 to Watch Out for

LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers)

Regular season stats of the 2022–23 season

  • Games Played: 55
  • Points Per Game: 28.9
  • Rebounds Per Game: 8.3
  • Assists Per Game: 6.8
  • Steels Per Game: 0.9
  • Blocks Per Game: 0.6

When we talk about the NBA, a few names pop into your mind, and LeBron James is one of them. He has competed in the biggest basketball league for two decades, and this year will be his 21st NBA season. If we look at his performances over the course of his career, he has never averaged less than 25 points per game, and the 2024–24 season is going to be the same.

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Kawhi Leonard (Los Angeles Clippers)

Regular season stats of the 2022–23 season

  • Games Played: 52
  • Points Per Game: 23.8
  • Rebounds Per Game: 6.5
  • Assists Per Game: 3.9
  • Steels Per Game: 1.4
  • Blocks Per Game: 0.5

The Clippers player, Kawhi Leonard, is one of the most underrated players in basketball. If we look at his performances in the last seven seasons, he has performed amazingly. Last season, he played in a total of 52 games and averaged over 23.8 points per game in the regular season and 34.5 in the playoffs. He was the lone wolf for the team in the playoffs but only played two games.

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Kevin Durant (Pheonix Suns)

Regular season stats of the 2022–23 season

  • Games Played: 8
  • Points Per Game: 26.0
  • Rebounds Per Game: 6.4
  • Assists Per Game: 3.5
  • Steels Per Game: 0.3
  • Blocks Per Game: 1.3

Talking about small guards and Durant not making it to the list is not possible. He missed out on most of the season last year and played only 20 games for his new team, the Phoenix Suns. But this time, he is fresh and all set to make his comeback in the league.

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Jimmy Butler (Miami Heat)

Regular season stats of the 2022–23 season

  • Games Played: 64
  • Points Per Game: 22.9
  • Rebounds Per Game: 5.9
  • Assists Per Game: 5.3
  • Steels Per Game: 1.8
  • Blocks Per Game: 0.3

Jimmy Butler was the 2024 NBA Eastern Conference Finals MVP and was also a part of the All-NBA second team. He played in all 22 playoff games for the team and averaged 27 points per game. Butler gave his very best for the team, but they lost against the Nuggets in the finals. This season, he is all set to continue his majestic form and win the championship for the team.

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Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics)

Regular season stats of the 2022–23 season

  • Games Played: 74
  • Points Per Game: 30.1
  • Rebounds Per Game: 8.8
  • Assists Per Game: 4.6
  • Steels Per Game: 1.1
  • Blocks Per Game: 0.7

I know you were looking for Jayson Tatum on the list, and he is one of the players to watch out for. He had an amazing season last year and was a part of the All-NBA first team. Moreover, he averaged 30 points per game for the team in the regular season, which is also his highest in an NBA season. He is just 25 years old and is on his way to becoming one of the best small forwards.

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