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Fantasy Basketball Rankings - Top 50 Centers

I think we should expect to see a better season out of Chris Bosh, with LeBron James back in Cleveland.  Bosh took nearly 300 3pt shots last season, but that will hopefully change.  The closer he stays to the rim, the greater chance he has at grabbing an offensive rebound, as well as increasing his FG%.

The return of Al Horford is huge for the Atlanta Hawks, Pau Gasol replaces Carlos Boozer alongside Joakim Noah on the Chicago Bulls, Thaddeus Young replace Love in Minnesota and will pair up with Nikola Pekovic for the Timberwolves and Nerlens Noel will make his NBA debut for the Philadelphia 76ers.

Centers Wearing New Uniforms

1Anthony Davis NOR
2Kevin Love CLE
3DeMarcus Cousins SAC
4Serge Ibaka OKC
5Al Jefferson CHA
6LaMarcus Aldridge POR
7Blake Griffin LAC
8Dirk Nowitzki DAL
9Andre Drummond DET
10Joakim Noah CHI
11Chris Bosh MIA
12Al Horford ATL
13Paul Millsap ATL
14Dwight Howard HOU
15Nikola Vucevic ORL
16Marc Gasol MEM
17DeAndre Jordan LAC
18Brook Lopez BKN
19Tim Duncan SAS
20Derrick Favors UTH
21Pau Gasol CHI
22David Lee GSW
23Marcin Gortat WAS
24Nerlens Noel PHI
25Ryan Anderson NOR
26Robin Lopez POR
27Anderson Varejao CLE
28Zach Randolph MEM
29Nikola Pekovic MIN
30Markieff Morris PHO
31Greg Monroe DET
32Omer Asik NOR
33Jonas Valanciunas TOR
34Gorgui Dieng MIN
35Larry Sanders MIL
36Andrew Bogut GSW
37Spencer Hawes LAC
38Tyson Chandler DAL
39Roy Hibbert IND
40Taj Gibson CHI
41Jordan Hill LAL
42John Henson MIL
43Amir Johnson TOR
44Channing Frye ORL
45Josh McRoberts MIA
46Jared Sullinger BOS
47Miles Plumlee PHO
48Nene Hilario WAS
49Amar'e Stoudemire NYK
50Mason PlumleeBKN

Stats From Last Season

  • Kevin Love (26.1) was the only eligible Center to average 25 points per game
    • Blake Griffin, LaMarcus Aldridge, DeMarcus Cousins, Al Jefferson, Dirk Nowitzki, Anthony Davis and Brook Lopez (17 games) all averaged 20+ points
  • Lamarcus Aldridge led all centers with 20 shot attempts per game
    • Al Jefferson and Kevin Love took 18 shots
      • Blake Griffin attempted 17 shots per game
  • DeAndre Jordon (68%) and Andre Drummond (62%) led all Centers in FG%
    • Dwight Howard, Amir Johnson, Al Horford, Brooke Lopez (22 g) and Amar'e Stoudemire shot over 55%
  • DeAndre Jordan and Andre Drummond averaged 13 rebounds per game
    • Kevin Love and Dwight Howard pulled down 12 boards
      • DeMarcus Cousins, Joakim Noah, LaMarcus Aldridge and Nikola Vucevic grabbed 11 rebounds
        • Al Jefferson, Zach Randolph, Anthony Davis and Andrew Bogut averaged 10 rebounds per game
  • Anthony Davis, Serge Ibaka, DeAndre Jordan and Roy Hibbert averaged 2+ blocks per game
    • 14 others blocked 1.5 shots per game
  • Ryan Anderson averaged three 3pts per game (22 games)
    • Kevin Love and Channing Frye knocked down 2 per game from beyond the arc
  • Joakim Noah averaged more than 5 assists per game
    • Kevin Love and Josh Mcroberts 4
      • Blake Griffin and Marc Gasol 3
  • Dwight Howard averaged 9 free throw attempts per game
    • DeMarcus Cousins, Blake Griffin and Kevin Love went to the line 8 times per game
      • Brook Lopez (22 g) saw nearly 7 free throw attempts
  • Dirk Nowitzki, Kevin Love, LaMarcus Aldridge, Brook Lopez and Chris Bosh shot over 80% from the charity stripe
    • DeAndre Jordan and Andre Drummond shot less than 50% from the line