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The Best Centers of the 2000s  

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In the NBA, the best NBA Centers of the 2000s were the linchpin of the team. The "big man" is normally the tallest man on the team, with a lot of strength and body mass. It's a necessary component for a successful team, so naturally, the greatest NBA centers from the 2000s makes for a great list to look through! Vote for your favorites among the best 2000s NBA centers and down vote the ones you don't think are among the best NBA centers!  

When discussing the top 2000s NBA centers, Chris Bosh has got to be in the conversation. Tim Duncan and Dwight Howard are considered some of the best NBA centers 2000s and many more are in this list!   

So take a look at this best NBA centers 2000s and vote for your favorites! Check out Ranker for some other sports lists to see your next favorite player!
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Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers
2
Yao Ming is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Houston Rockets
3
Ben Wallace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Washington Wizards, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers
4
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets
5
Tim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
San Antonio Spurs
6
Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
mellowman added Toronto Raptors, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks
7
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Phoenix Suns
8
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets
9
Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat
10
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
taferrone added Sacramento Kings, Charlotte Hornets, Los Angeles Lakers
11
Žydrūnas Ilgauskas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Cleveland Cavaliers
12
Andrew Bogut is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers
13
Chris Kaman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
taferrone added Los Angeles Clippers
14
Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves
15
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards
16
Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Toronto Raptors
17
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
New Orleans Pelicans, Chicago Bulls
18
Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves
19
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Portland Trail Blazers
20
Ha Seung-Jin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
mellowman added Portland Trail Blazers
21
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers
22
Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat
23
DeAndre Jordan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas Mavericks
24
Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks
25
Anderson Varejão is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Centers of the 2000s
Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors