NBA’s Top 10 Frontcourts of 2012-13

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Feb 14, 2013; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) handles the ball against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Frontcourts are a very important part of the NBA. Forwards and centers can score, bring down rebounds, create new possessions and protect the hoop. A team with a frontcourt that plays well on both ends of the floor leads to a high seed in the playoffs. Of the top 10 most efficient frontcourts of 2012-13, nine made the postseason. The lone team to not taste the playoffs was the Utah Jazz, a squad that missed the eighth spot by just two games. Impressively, six of the 10 most efficient frontcourts in the NBA were the top three seeds in each conference. In addition, the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs both have top five frontcourts. While guards handle the basketball much more often than big men, frontcourts have a strong association with how teams perform in the NBA. With no further ado, here are the 10 best frontcourts of 2012-13.

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