Top 25 Centers in NBA History



The NBA has seen countless of players dominate the center position over the course of the last six to seven decades. Though the current landscape of big men is a bit dried up, especially when compared to the center-heavy nature of the 1990s, there are still a few high-quality 5s who thrive on both ends of the court. But of course, the majority of big men today are nothing compared to the bigs of the past. The men who put actual fear in the eyes of opposing players and fans. Here, we have counted down the top 25 centers in the history of this incredible league. Enjoy.

Honorable Mentions:

35. Zydrunas Ilgauskas

34. Tyson Chandler

33. Ralph Sampson

32. Arvydas Sabonis

31. Bill Laimbeer

30. Yao Ming

29. Brad Daugherty

28. Clyde Lovellette

27. Jack Sikma

26. Dan Issel