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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
39 7
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

2
37 9
Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

3
38 10
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

4
22 9
Darryl Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

5
22 10
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2002, 2001

6
20 10
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 6 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

7
13 5
Luke Jackson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

8
14 6
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
10 3
Tyrone Hill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999

10
8 2
Shawn Bradley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

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

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

12
13 7
Red Kerr is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

13
6 1
Rick Mahorn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1991, 1990

14
9 4
Derrick Coleman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

15
10 6
Mike Gminski is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

16
7 3
Samuel Dalembert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

17
7 3
Theo Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

18
13 10
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons:  2007, 2006, 2005

19
12 10
Darrall Imhoff is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1970, 1969

20
6 4
Nerlens Noel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

21
4 2
Red Rocha is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1956, 1955, 1953, 1952

22
9 8
John Block is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1973

23
9 8
Jim Washington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970

24
6 5
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2016,  2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

25
4 3
Clyde Lee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975

26
4 3
Tim McCormick is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987

27
3 2
Bob Rule is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1973, 1972

28
5 5
Spencer Hawes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

29
1 2
Swede Halbrook is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1962, 1961

30
1 3
Manny Leaks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1973