In a league that is physical and athletic, the center position is needed to be the imposing force on the defensive and offensive end of the court.
It is a very important position because of the easy points that come from put backs and strong post play.
The 2011 NBA Draft has many guards, but it is not a center heavy draft. The candidates that are in the draft have a lot of talent and upside.
Enes Kanter leads the center position, but here is an examination of him and his top peers in this upcoming draft.