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NBA The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time  

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List Rules Only players officially listed as centers

Big fan of Philadelphia basketball? Then check out this list of Philadelphia 76ers centers with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every center from throughout Philadelphia 76ers history, including current centers and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA centers of all time, the best 76ers Cs include Wilt Chamberlain, Moses Maloen, Darryl Dawkins, and Dolph Schayes.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current Philadelphia Sixers starting Cs and backup Cs are Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor. 

Who are the best centers in Philadelphia 76ers history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Philadelphia 76ers center.

list ordered by

1
38 5
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

2
36 8
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

3
30 7
Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

4
19 7
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2002, 2001

5
17 7
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950

6
18 8
Darryl Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

7
12 4
Red Kerr is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955

8
12 4
Caldwell Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

9
11 4
Luke Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

10
7 1
LeRoy Ellis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

11
9 3
Mike Gminski is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

12
7 2
Tyrone Hill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999

13
11 7
Darrall Imhoff is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1970, 1969

14
5 1
Shawn Bradley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

15
5 1
Samuel Dalembert is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002

16
5 1
Theo Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

17
12 9
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons:  2007, 2006, 2005

18
9 6
John Block is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1973

19
7 4
Derrick Coleman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons:  2004, 2003, 2002, 1998, 1997, 1996

20
4 1
Clyde Lee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975

21
4 1
Tim McCormick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987

22
4 1
Rick Mahorn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1991, 1990

23
4 1
Red Rocha is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1956, 1955, 1953, 1952

24
9 7
Jim Washington is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970

25
3 1
Bob Rule is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1973, 1972

26
5 4
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2016,  2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

27
4 4
Spencer Hawes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

28
4 4
Nerlens Noel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

29
1 1
Swede Halbrook is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1962, 1961

30
1 1
Manny Leaks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1973