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The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Updated August 26, 2019 1.1k votes 234 voters 6.0k views31 items

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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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  • 1
    Bob Lanier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    98
    35

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

  • 2
    Ben Wallace is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    115
    48

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

  • 3
    Bill Laimbeer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    93
    33

    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
    88
    32

    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
    45
    13

    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
    39
    18

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

  • 7
    Larry Foust is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    34
    18

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

  • 8
    Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    27
    16

    Seasons: 2007

  • 9
    Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    16
    6

    Seasons: 1981, 1980

  • 10
    Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    15
    6

    Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

  • 11
    Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    18
    12

    Seasons: 1970, 1969

  • 12
    Otis Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    15
    8

    Seasons: 1997, 1996

  • 13
    Joe Strawder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    14
    11

    Joe Strawder

    Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966

  • 14
    Walter Dukes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    16
    14

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

     

  • 15
    Greg Monroe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    18
    17

    Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

  • 16
    Bob Ferry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    7
    5

    Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

  • 17
    Otto Moore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    7
    4

    Otto Moore

    Seasons: 1975, 1971, 1970, 1969

  • 18
    Ray Scott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    9
    8

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

  • 19
    Leon Douglas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    6
    3

    Leon Douglas

    Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

  • 20
    Olden Polynice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    9
    10

    Seasons: 1994, 1993

  • 21
    Mel Hutchins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    10
    12

    Seasons: 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954

  • 22
    Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    8
    10

    Seasons: 2000, 1999

  • 23
    Kent Benson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    4
    5

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

  • 24
    Reggie Harding is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    7
    9

    Seasons: 1967, 1965, 1964

  • 25
    Joe Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
    5
    6

    Seasons: 2001

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