NBA The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time  

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List Rules Only players officially listed as centers

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.

list ordered by

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33 10
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

2
26 7
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

3
16 4
Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

4
15 6
Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

5
9 5
Wayne Cooper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

6
9 6
Julius Keye is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

7
7 4
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

8
4 1
Blair Rasmussen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Blair Rasmussen

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

9
8 6
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

10
6 4
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

11
5 3
Kenyon Martin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

12
8 7
Ervin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1997

13
7 6
Cadillac Anderson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991

14
7 6
Mike Green is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1975, 1974

15
6 5
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2003, 2002

16
5 4
JJ Hickson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014

17
5 5
Danny Fortson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998

18
2 2
Byron Beck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968

19
3 4
Dean Garrett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1998

20
2 3
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2001

21
1 2
Dave Robisch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

22
4 6
Mason Plumlee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

23
2 4
Kosta Koufos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011

24
2 4
Dan Hester is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Dan Hester

Seasons: 1971

25
1 3
Tom Hoover is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Tom Hoover

Seasons: 1968

26
1 3
Bill McGill is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1969

27
0 2
Melvin Ely is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Rusty Shackelford added

28
0 2
Joffrey Lauvergne is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time
Rusty Shackelford added

29
0 2
Darnell Hillman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1978

30
1 4
Joe Barry Carroll is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1990

31
3 7
Jusuf Nurkić is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Denver Nuggets Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015