NBA – Top 10 Centers

A center is one of the most important positions in the game of basketball. A play who plays as a center usually protects the rim and is intimidating in stature as they are strong and tall. Most centers are close to 7 ft tall. Some of the greatest NBA dynasties had the best centers to ever play the game. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is generally regarded as the greatest center of all time. Wilt Chamberlain comes in second place with the ever dominating Shaquille O’Neal taking third place.

Data Last Updated: August 5, 2022
PlayerGames PlayedMinutes PlayedPointsAssistsRebounds
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar15605744638387566017440
Wilt Chamberlain10454785931419464323924
Shaquille O'Neal12074191828596302613099
Moses Malone13294507127409179616212
Hakeem Olajuwon12384422226946305813748
Patrick Ewing11203838823459211111052
Robert Parish16114570423334218014715
Walt Bellamy10433894020941254414241
David Robinson9873427120790244110497
Bob Lanier959321031924830079698