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Here are seven centers that didn't quite make the grade:
Nene: The man born Maybyner Hilario led the league in field goal percentage in 2010-11 and is third among active players in field-goal percentage, effective field-goal percentage, and true shooting percentage.
Theo Ratliff: Ratliff is fourth among active players in blocks and led the league twice in shot-blocking. He's second all time in blocks per game. He was also a one-time All-Star and made the All-Defensive Second Team in 2004. He might have made the list if he could have done something besides block and dunk.
Chris Kaman: Kaman made the All-Star team back in 2010 and was ninth in rebounds in 2006. However, he only averaged 15 points per game twice while averaging more than two turnovers per game six times.
Andrew Bogut: Though never an All-Star, Bogut made the All-NBA Third Team in 2010. However, many of his seasons have been plagued by injuries, as he only played 70 or more games in two of his seasons.
Jamaal Magloire: Magloire was an All-Star back in 2004 and finished in the top ten in rebounds three times. However, of All-Star centers he has a very low total win shares (27.7) and an equally low number of win shares per 48 minutes (.091)
Marc Gasol: Pau's little brother is now in his fourth NBA season, and he made his first All-Star team last season while finishing fifth in blocks and ninth in defensive boards.
Vlade Divac: As with most of the other players above, Divac was a one-time All-Star in 2001. After several decent seasons in Sacramento, where he was one of the most highly-rated defensive players in the league, Divac played a forgettable season for the Lakers in 2004-05 and then retired.