NBA The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time  

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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.

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Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Wilt Chamberlain Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

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Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Moses Malone Seasons: 1994, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

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Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Joel Embiid Seasons: 2018, 2017

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Darryl Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Darryl Dawkins Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

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Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Dolph Schayes Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950

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Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Dikembe Mutombo Seasons: 2002, 2001

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Red Kerr is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Red Kerr Seasons: 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955

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Caldwell Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Caldwell Jones Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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Luke Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Luke Jackson Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

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Tyrone Hill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Tyrone Hill Seasons: 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999

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LeRoy Ellis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
LeRoy Ellis Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

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Mike Gminski is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Mike Gminski Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

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Darrall Imhoff is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Darrall Imhoff Seasons: 1970, 1969

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Samuel Dalembert is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Samuel Dalembert Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002

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Theo Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Theo Ratliff Seasons: 2009, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

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Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Chris Webber Seasons:  2007, 2006, 2005

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John Block is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
John Block Seasons: 1973

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Derrick Coleman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Derrick Coleman Seasons:  2004, 2003, 2002, 1998, 1997, 1996

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Clyde Lee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Clyde Lee Seasons: 1976, 1975

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Tim McCormick is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Tim McCormick Seasons: 1988, 1987

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Shawn Bradley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Shawn Bradley Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

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Red Rocha is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Red Rocha Seasons: 1956, 1955, 1953, 1952

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Bob Rule is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Bob Rule Seasons: 1973, 1972

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Rick Mahorn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Rick Mahorn Seasons: 1999, 1991, 1990

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Jim Washington is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Jim Washington Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970

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Spencer Hawes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Spencer Hawes Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

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Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Elton Brand Seasons: 2016,  2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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Nerlens Noel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Nerlens Noel Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

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Manny Leaks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Manny Leaks Seasons: 1973

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Swede Halbrook is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time
Swede Halbrook Seasons: 1962, 1961