athletes The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time  

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Big fan of Denver basketball? Then check out this list of Denver Nuggets centers with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every center from throughout Denver Nuggets history, including current centers and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA centers of all time, the best Nuggets Cs include Dikembe Mutombo, Marcus Camby, Dan Issel, and Danny Schayes.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current Denver Nuggets starting Cs and backup Cs are Nikola Jokic and Mason Plumlee. 

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

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Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Dikembe Mutombo Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

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Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Dan Issel Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

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Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Danny Schayes Seasons: 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

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Julius Keye is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Julius Keye Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

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Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Marcus Camby Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

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Ervin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Ervin Johnson Seasons: 1997

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Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Nikola Jokic Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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Danny Fortson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Danny Fortson Seasons: 1999, 1998

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Wayne Cooper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Wayne Cooper Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

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Cadillac Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Greg Anderson Seasons: 1992, 1991

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Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Raef LaFrentz Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

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Mike Green is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Mike Green Seasons: 1975, 1974

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Dean Garrett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Dean Garrett Seasons: 1998

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JJ Hickson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
J.J. Hickson Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014

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Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Juwan Howard Seasons: 2009, 2003, 2002

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Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Kevin Willis Seasons: 2001

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Blair Rasmussen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Blair Rasmussen Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

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Dan Hester is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Dan Hester Seasons: 1971

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Nenê is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Nene Hilario Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

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Bill McGill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Bill McGill Seasons: 1969

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Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Kenyon Martin Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Dave Robisch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Dave Robisch Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

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Byron Beck is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Byron Beck Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968

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Kosta Koufos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Kosta Koufos Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011

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Joe Barry Carroll is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Joe Barry Carroll Seasons: 1990

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Jusuf Nurkić is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Jusuf Nurkić Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

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Joffrey Lauvergne is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Rusty Shackelford added Joffrey Lauvergne

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Tom Hoover is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Tom Hoover Seasons: 1968

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Darnell Hillman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Darnell Hillman Seasons: 1978

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Melvin Ely is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Rusty Shackelford added Melvin Ely

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Mason Plumlee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Mason Plumlee Seasons: 2018, 2017