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.

list ordered by

1
48 16
Bill Walton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

2
46 15
Arvydas Sabonis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

3
30 7
Kevin Duckworth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

4
29 14
Jusuf Nurkić is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

5
23 11
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1979

 

6
19 8
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

7
15 5
Maurice Lucas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

8
17 8
Joel Przybilla is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

9
22 13
Marcus Camby is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

10
25 16
LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

11
16 8
Robin Lopez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014

12
8 3
Tom Owens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

13
10 5
Lloyd Neal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

14
11 7
Dale Schlueter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Dale Schlueter

Seasons: 1978, 1972, 1971

15
17 14
Sam Bowie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1987, 1986, 1985

16
16 13
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

17
15 12
Brian Grant is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998

18
13 10
Rick Roberson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1974

19
12 9
Ed Davis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons:  2018, 2017, 2016

20
8 5
Dale Davis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

21
3 0
Zach Collins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Bo Lane added

22
9 7
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2004

23
9 7
Chris Dudley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

24
13 12
Mason Plumlee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016

25
11 10
Greg Oden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009

26
4 3
Steve Hawes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1976

27
4 3
Otis Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1995

28
11 11
LeRoy Ellis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1971

29
6 6
Meyers Leonard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Rusty Shackelford added

30
4 6
Jamaal Magloire is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2007

31
3 5
Caleb Swanigan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time
Rusty Shackelford added

32
7 12
JJ Hickson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012

33
3 9
Earl Barron is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2011