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The Best Charlotte Hornets Centers of All Time

Updated March 23, 2020 871 votes 155 voters 4.7k views35 items

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Big fan of Charlotte basketball? Then check out this list of Charlotte Hornets centers with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every center from throughout Charlotte Hornets and Bobcats history, including current centers and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA centers of all time, the best Hornets Cs include Alonzo Mourning, Elden Campbell, Al Jefferson, and Emeka Okafor.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current Charlotte Hornets starting Cs and backup Cs are Dwight Howard and Cody Zeller. 

Who are the best centers in Charlotte Hornets history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Charlotte Hornets center.

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    Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

    More Alonzo Mourning 

    #3 of 22 The Greatest Georgetown Basketball Players of All Time#5 of 30 The Best NBA Centers of the '90s

  • 2

    Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014

    More Al Jefferson 

    #64 of 133 The Best Boston Celtics of All Time#90 of 168 The Greatest Power Forwards in NBA History

  • 3

    Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

    More Emeka Okafor 

    #4 of 41 The Greatest UConn Basketball Players of All Time#25 of 179 The Best NBA Players From Texas

  • 4

    Seasons: 1998, 1997

    More Vlade Divac 

    #50 of 161 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings#31 of 107 The Greatest Lakers of All Time

  • 5

    Seasons: 2018

    More Dwight Howard 

    #80 of 100 The Most Likable Players In The NBA Today#57 of 100 The Most Overrated Players In The NBA Today

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    Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

    More J.R. Reid 

    #33 of 51 The Greatest UNC Tar Heels Basketball Players of All Time#38 of 113 The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

  • 7

    Seasons: 2010

    More Tyson Chandler 

    #219 of 289 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#159 of 325 The Most Obnoxious Athletes

  • 8

    Seasons:  2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

    More Bismack Biyombo 

    #13 of 49 The Greatest African NBA Players of All Time#16 of 17 The Best NBA Players Signed To Jordan Brand

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    Elden Campbell

    Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

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    #60 of 226 The Best NBA Players From California#74 of 93 The Best Detroit Pistons of All Time

  • 10

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

    More Cody Zeller 

    #100 of 232 The Best White Players in NBA History#64 of 68 The Best NBA Centers Right Now

  • 11

    Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999

    More Derrick Coleman 

    #50 of 78 The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time#37 of 55 The Best No. 1 Overall NBA Draft Picks of All Time, Ranked

  • 12

    Seasons: 2002, 2001

    More P. J. Brown 

    #52 of 126 The Best NBA Buys for the Money#43 of 99 The Best NBA Players from Michigan

  • 13

    Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996

    More Matt Geiger 

    #17 of 50 The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time#24 of 32 The Best Miami Heat Centers of All Time

  • 14

    Seasons: 1991, 1989

  • 15

    Seasons: 2011

  • 16

    Seasons: 2014, 2013

     

    More Josh McRoberts 

    #56 of 76 The Greatest Duke Basketball Players of All Time#40 of 99 The Best NBA Players from Indiana

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    Dave Hoppen

  • 18

    Seasons: 1994

  • 19

    More Robert Parish 

    #1271 of 1,316 The Best Athletes Of All Time#45 of 227 The Greatest Offensive Players in NBA History

  • 20

    Seasons: 2009, 2007, 2006

  • 21

    Seasons: 2000, 1998, 1997

    More Anthony Mason 

    #17 of 31 The Best Power Forwards of the 1990s#26 of 94 The Best NBA Players from Florida

  • 22

    More Guillermo Hernangomez 

    #111 of 131 The Best European NBA Players of All Time#75 of 86 The Best Current NBA International Players

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    Seasons: 2000, 1999

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