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The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time 

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Updated August 26, 2019 1.4k votes 259 voters 6.3k views 30 items

List Rules Vote up the players who had the most success for the Philadelphia 76ers

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

Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

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

Seasons: 2018, 2017

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

Seasons: 2002, 2001

5
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
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
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
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons:  2007, 2006, 2005

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

Seasons: 2016,  2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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

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

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

Seasons: 1999, 1991, 1990

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

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

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

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

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

Seasons: 2009, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

15
Shawn Bradley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

16
Tyrone Hill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999

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

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

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

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

19
Jim Washington is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970

20
Luke Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers Centers of All Time

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

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

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

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

Seasons: 1976, 1975

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

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

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

Seasons: 1973

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

Seasons: 1973, 1972