Ranking NBA Small Forwards in the Western Conference

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10. Norman Powell, Portland Trail Blazers

The former Toronto Raptor has settled into his role in Chauncey Billups' offense nicely. Norman Powell is averaging a hair under 17 points per contest while shooting career-bests from three and overall. Powell isn't an All-Star caliber talent, but he's a solid enough role player to crack the top ten here.

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9. Harrison Barnes, Sacramento Kings

One of the few bright spots on a mediocre Kings team, Barnes has seen his scoring averages increase each year since he was traded to Sacramento in 2019. In the Kings' season opener, he hit eight threes and scored 36 in a win over the Blazers. Look for a contender to try to add him at the deadline.

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8. Keldon Johnson, San Antonio Spurs

Playing his third year in San Antonio, expectations for Keldon Johnson were rather lofty coming into the season. After he joined Team USA over the summer and won an Olympic gold medal, fans began thinking this would be the season he broke out into an All-Star caliber player.

So far, that hasn't quite been the case. Johnson is still putting up solid numbers, but he hasn't made the massive leap everyone was hoping for. The sooner he can deepen his offensive repertoire and show more consistency, the faster he'll be on track to be a major game-changer for the Spurs every night.

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7. Bojan Bogdanovic, Utah Jazz

A focal point of the Utah Jazz's high octane offense, Bojan Bogdanovic is one of the most deadly catch-and-shoot threats in the league. For the season, he's shooting right around his career average of 40% from 3-point range. He will undoubtedly be a major factor in determining how far the Jazz go this year.