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
89 19
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
70 31
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
60 24
Bill Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

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

4
38 9
Nate Thurmond is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975

5
53 20
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

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

6
46 18
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015

7
44 17
Charles Oakley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2002, 1988, 1987, 1986

8
29 6
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

9
46 20
Ben Wallace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2007

10
42 21
Luc Longley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

11
26 9
Clifford Ray is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972

12
26 12
Tom Boerwinkle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

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

13
24 12
Carlos Boozer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

14
26 15
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2001, 2000

15
21 11
Robin Lopez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

16
16 7
Brad Miller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2002, 2001

17
16 7
Dave Corzine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

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

18
12 5
Antonio Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2004

19
9 7
Kurt Thomas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2011

20
10 9
Drew Gooden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008

21
6 6
Jim Fox is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1972, 1971

22
6 6
Mark Landsberger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978

23
6 6
Dwight Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 198

24
4 4
Sidney Green is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984

25
3 3
Dennis Awtrey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicago Bulls Centers of All Time
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