Basketball Players The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time  

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Big fan of Portland basketball? Then check out this list of Portland Trail Blazers centers with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every center from throughout Portland Trail Blazers history, including current centers and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA centers of all time, the best Trail Blazers Cs include Bill Walton, Mychal Thompson, Arvydas Sabonis, and LaMarcus Aldridge.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current Portland Trail Blazers starting Cs and backup Cs are Jusuf Nurkic, Meyers Leonard, and Zach Collins. 

Who are the best centers in Portland Trail Blazers history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Portland Trail Blazers center.

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Arvydas Sabonis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Arvydas Sabonis Seasons: 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

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Bill Walton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Bill Walton Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

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Kevin Duckworth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Kevin Duckworth Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

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Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Rasheed Wallace Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

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Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Mychal Thompson Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1979  

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Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Marcus Camby Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

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LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
LaMarcus Aldridge Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

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Maurice Lucas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Maurice Lucas Seasons: 1988, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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Brian Grant is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Brian Grant Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998

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Jusuf Nurkić is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Jusuf Nurkić Seasons: 2018, 2017

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Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Zach Randolph Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

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Rick Roberson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Rick Roberson Seasons: 1974

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Dale Schlueter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Dale Schlueter Seasons: 1978, 1972, 1971

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Robin Lopez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Robin Lopez Seasons: 2015, 2014

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Joel Przybilla is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Joel Przybilla Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Ed Davis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Ed Davis Seasons:  2018, 2017, 2016

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Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Shareef Abdur-Rahim Seasons: 2005, 2004

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Dale Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Dale Davis Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

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Caleb Swanigan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Rusty Shackelford added Caleb Swanigan

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Greg Oden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Greg Oden Seasons: 2010, 2009

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Lloyd Neal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Lloyd Neal Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

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Meyers Leonard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Rusty Shackelford added Meyers Leonard

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Tom Owens is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Tom Owens Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

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Otis Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Otis Thorpe Seasons: 1995

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Sam Bowie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Sam Bowie Seasons: 1989, 1987, 1986, 1985

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LeRoy Ellis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
LeRoy Ellis Seasons: 1971

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JJ Hickson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
J.J. Hickson Seasons: 2013, 2012

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Steve Hawes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Steve Hawes Seasons: 1976

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Mason Plumlee is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Mason Plumlee Seasons: 2017, 2016

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Chris Dudley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Chris Dudley Seasons: 2003, 2002, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

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Earl Barron is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Earl Barron Seasons: 2011

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Jamaal Magloire is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Jamaal Magloire Seasons: 2007