Basketball Players The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time  

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List Rules Only players officially listed as centers

Big fan of Chicago basketball? Then check out this list of Chicago Bulls centers with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every center from throughout Chicago Bulls history, including current centers and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA centers of all time, the best Bulls Cs include Joakim Noah, Artis Gilmore, Bill Cartwright, and Tom Boerwinkle.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current Chicago Bulls starting Cs and backup Cs are Robin Lopez and Cristiano Felicio. 

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

list ordered by

1
54 14
Artis Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

2
47 18
Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

3
35 10
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons:  1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

4
36 12
Charles Oakley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2002, 1988, 1987, 1986

5
28 7
Nate Thurmond is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975

6
37 16
Bill Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

7
29 10
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015

8
31 12
Ben Wallace is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2007

9
29 14
Luc Longley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

10
18 7
Clifford Ray is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972

11
10 1
Brad Miller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2002, 2001

12
14 6
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

13
16 8
Tom Boerwinkle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969

14
17 9
Carlos Boozer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

15
19 11
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2001, 2000

16
12 5
Dave Corzine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

17
14 8
Robin Lopez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

18
6 3
Kurt Thomas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2011

19
6 3
Antonio Davis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2004

20
6 6
Drew Gooden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008

21
3 3
Joe Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2008

22
3 3
Dwight Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 198

23
3 3
Steve Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1985, 1984

24
0 0
Dennis Awtrey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time
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25
7 8
Jim Washington is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967

26
2 3
Walt Wesley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1970

27
2 3
Reggie Harding is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1968

28
2 3
Mark Landsberger is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978

29
2 4
Jim Fox is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1972, 1971

30
1 3
Sidney Green is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984

31
2 5
Earl Cureton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1987