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The Best Centers of the 2010s 

Ranker NBA
Updated December 16, 2019 6.4k votes 904 voters 13.8k views 38 items

List Rules Vote up the best NBA centers that played in the 2010s

In the NBA, the best 2010s centers are 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 2010s makes for a great list to look through! Vote for your favorites among the best 2010s NBA centers and vote down the ones you don't think are among the greatest NBA centers from the 2010s!

When discussing the top 2010s NBA centers, Dwight Howard has to be in the conversation. Tim Duncan and DeAndre Jordan are considered some of the best NBA Cs of the 2010s, and many more are in this list! 

So take a look at our best NBA centers 2010s and vote for your favorites! Check out our other sports lists to see your next favorite player!
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Tim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Power forward and Center from Christiansted, United States Virgin Islands
2
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Power forward and Center from Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
3
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
cjmcknight749 added Power forward and Center from Chicago, Illinois
4
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Center from Mobile, Alabama, United States of America
5
Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Center from Barcelona, Spain
6
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Power forward and Center from Barcelona, Spain
7
Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Power forward from Dallas, Texas, United States of America
8
DeAndre Jordan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Center from Houston, Texas
9
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Center from Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
10
Andre Drummond is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Power forward and Center from Mount Vernon, New York
11
Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
mellowman added Center from Yaoundé, Cameroon
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Karl-Anthony Towns is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
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Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Center from Hanford, California
14
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Power forward and Center from Lake Wales, Florida, United States of America
15
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
23mjham added Center from Sombor, Serbia
16
Brook Lopez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Center from North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
17
Nikola Vučević is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Power forward and Center from Morges, Switzerland
18
Hassan Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Center from Gastonia, North Carolina
19
Clint Capela is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
ReaLfake added Clint Capela
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Rudy Gobert is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
23mjham added Center from Saint-Quentin, France
21
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Power forward and Center from São Carlos, Brazil
22
Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Center from New York City, New York, United States of America
23
Jonas Valančiūnas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Center from Utena, Lithuania
24
JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Center from Flint, Michigan
25
Marcin Gortat is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Centers of the 2010s
Center from Łódź, Poland