The center position is the weakest position in the NBA in terms of big-name players. But, it still plays a vital role in a team's ability to succeed.
Centers come in all forms in today's game. Some centers are mainly shooters and scorers, whereas some are mainly defenders and rebounders. But great centers have the ability to dominate on both sides of the ball.
The following is a list of the top five centers in the NBA today.
These players just missed making it onto the list of the top five centers in the NBA.
Andrew Bogut/Milwaukee Bucks
Al Hordford/Atlanta Hawks
Greg Monroe/Detroit Pistons
Roy Hibbert/Indiana Pacers
Marc Gasol/Memphis Grizzlies