15Top 15 Best NBA Centers of All Time You Should Know (Up to 2017)
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KMazing – There is no doubt that basketball has become one of the most popular sports in the United States. The sport found by James Naismith in 1891 has produced the best players in the NBA. Not surprisingly, the United States national team has always been the frequent winner of basketball gold medal in the Olympic.
Just like football, basketball also implements a positioning system for every player in a team. Among the existing positions in basketball, the center position is the most crucial position for a team. The Center is required to have similar defensive and attacking techniques and of course ability. Therefore the center is considered the key to team play. In the NBA itself, many reliable centers have become the foundation of the team and achieved the legendary status. Here we have 15 of the best that came from a different era of NBA. Enjoy !
Disclaimer: the rank of the centers is picked by the writer tean so they are not representing any mean of abilities or achievement.
15. DeAndre Jordan
He is a monster with amazing rebounding ability and fantastic defense contributions. Although his shooting and free throw skills are not in line with his survival skills, he remains a key player behind the success of LA Clippers. The average incision is 11.2 ppg, 12.6 rpg, and 1.7 blocks per game which brings Clippers to the top three of the western standings. Obviously, he deserved to be crowned as one of the best center of the NBA at this time.