basketball The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time  

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Big fan of Detroit basketball? Then check out this list of Detroit Pistons centers with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every center from throughout Detroit Pistons history, including current centers and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA centers of all time, the best Pistons Cs include Ben Wallace, Bob Lanier, Bill Laimbeer, and Rick Mahorn.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current Detroit Pistons starting Cs and backup Cs are Andre Drummond and Boban Marjanovic. 

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

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Bob Lanier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Bob Lanier Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971

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Bill Laimbeer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Bill Laimbeer Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

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Ben Wallace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Ben Wallace Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

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Andre Drummond is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Andre Drummond Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Rasheed Wallace Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

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Larry Foust is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Larry Foust Seasons: 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951

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Rick Mahorn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Rick Mahorn Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

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Walter Dukes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Walter Dukes Seasons: 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958  

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Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Walt Bellamy Seasons: 1970, 1969

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Joe Strawder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Joe Strawder Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966

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Greg Monroe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Greg Monroe Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

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Ray Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Ray Scott Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

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Olden Polynice is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Olden Polynice Seasons: 1994, 1993

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Otto Moore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Otto Moore Seasons: 1975, 1971, 1970, 1969

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Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Chris Webber Seasons: 2007

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Leon Douglas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Leon Douglas Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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Otis Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Otis Thorpe Seasons: 1997, 1996

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Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Bob McAdoo Seasons: 1981, 1980

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Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Antonio McDyess Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Reggie Harding is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Reggie Harding Seasons: 1967, 1965, 1964

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Kent Benson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Kent Benson Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

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Phil Jordon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Phil Jordon Seasons: 1959, 1958

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Joe Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Joe Smith Seasons: 2001

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Cadillac Anderson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Greg Anderson Seasons: 1994

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Mel Hutchins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Mel Hutchins Seasons: 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954

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Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Christian Laettner Seasons: 2000, 1999

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Sidney Green is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Sidney Green Seasons: 1987

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Bob Ferry is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Bob Ferry Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

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Bison Dele is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Bison Dele Seasons: 1999, 1998

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Len Chappell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Len Chappell Seasons: 1968

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Oliver Miller is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Oliver Miller Seasons: 1995