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.

list ordered by
1
69 17
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

2
69 18
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

3
72 20
Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

4
41 21
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2002, 2001

5
36 18
Darryl Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

6
27 17
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
21 12
Caldwell Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

8
25 16
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons:  2007, 2006, 2005

9
15 10
Nerlens Noel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

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

Seasons: 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999

11
13 8
Derrick Coleman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

12
13 8
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2016,  2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

13
17 13
Red Kerr is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

14
16 12
Luke Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

15
12 9
Theo Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

16
12 9
Shawn Bradley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

17
13 11
Mike Gminski is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

18
13 11
Spencer Hawes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

19
11 9
Samuel Dalembert is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

20
11 9
LeRoy Ellis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

21
9 7
Rick Mahorn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1991, 1990

22
9 7
Clyde Lee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975

23
13 12
Jim Washington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970

24
13 12
John Block is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1973

25
6 6
Bob Rule is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1973, 1972