Basketball The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time  

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List Rules Only players officially listed as centers

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
28 9
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
29 10
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
25 9
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
22 9
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
10 1
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
15 9
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
11 6
Larry Foust is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

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

8
4 0
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2007

9
9 6
Walter Dukes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

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

 

10
5 2
Greg Monroe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

11
9 8
Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1970, 1969

12
9 8
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
3 2
Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

14
3 2
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1981, 1980

15
7 7
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
7 7
Olden Polynice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993

17
3 3
Otto Moore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Otto Moore

Seasons: 1975, 1971, 1970, 1969

18
2 2
Leon Douglas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Leon Douglas

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

19
1 1
Joe Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2001

20
4 5
Otis Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996

21
1 2
Bob Ferry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

22
0 1
Cadillac Anderson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1994

23
3 5
Reggie Harding is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1967, 1965, 1964

24
0 2
Kent Benson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

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

25
0 2
Phil Jordon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time
Phil Jordon

Seasons: 1959, 1958

26
3 6
Mel Hutchins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954

27
2 5
Sidney Green is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1987

28
2 5
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999

29
0 3
Bison Dele is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998

30
0 3
Len Chappell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1968

31
0 4
Oliver Miller is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Detroit Pistons Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1995