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

Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

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

Seasons: 2018, 2017

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

Seasons: 2002, 2001

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

Seasons: 2016,  2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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

Seasons:  2007, 2006, 2005

10
Derrick Coleman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

11
Tyrone Hill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999

12
Nerlens Noel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

13
Shawn Bradley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

14
Red Kerr is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

15
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
Luke Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

17
Spencer Hawes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

18
Mike Gminski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

19
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
LeRoy Ellis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

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

Seasons: 1999, 1991, 1990

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

Seasons: 1976, 1975

23
John Block is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1973

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

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970

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

Seasons: 1973, 1972