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The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time 

Ranker NBA
Updated August 26, 2019 880 votes 220 voters 5.4k views 31 items

List Rules Vote up the players who had the most success for the Detroit Pistons

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.

list ordered by
1
Ben Wallace is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

2
Bob Lanier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971

3
Bill Laimbeer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

4
Andre Drummond is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

5
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

6
Rick Mahorn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

7
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2007

8
Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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

Seasons: 1970, 1969

10
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1981, 1980

11
Walter Dukes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958

 

12
Joe Strawder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Joe Strawder

Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966

13
Greg Monroe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

14
Larry Foust is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951

15
Ray Scott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

16
Otto Moore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Otto Moore

Seasons: 1975, 1971, 1970, 1969

17
Leon Douglas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Leon Douglas

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

18
Olden Polynice is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993

19
Otis Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996

20
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999

21
Reggie Harding is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1967, 1965, 1964

22
Bob Ferry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

23
Kent Benson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

24
Bison Dele is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998

25
Joe Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2001