Take a look at the list of the top five worst starting centers in The NBA of all time to determine who has been the biggest bum of them all.
The Center position in the NBA is often given to the tallest, strongest and most ruthless player who has the ability to stop the offensive players of the other team from scoring by protecting the rim.
While there have been players like Shaquille O’Neal, Wilt Chamberlain, Tim Duncan etc, who have been named MVP for the regular season based on their elite defensive performances.
On the contrary there have been some players who have miserably failed to collect any major applause. In this list we are going to cover just same.
List of the Worst Starting Centers In The NBA
5. Andrew Declercq
This player averaged 4.8 rebounds per game during his stint with the Boston Celtics. Yet the primary reason he lacks into this list, is because of ability to cause turnovers, Andrew Declercq average 1.1 rebounds per game.
He even averaged just 5.4 games and have experienced some of the most dishonoring dunks in the history of the NBA.
4. Andris Biedrins
A player who started in 311 out of 510 games in his stint with the Golden State Warriors. Yet he averaged 6.4 points and 7.1 rebounds per game for 9 years. Moreover, He shot an extremely disappointing 50 percent from the free throw line.
Andris Biedrins was a former first round pick that played nine seasons in Golden State and the Warriors only appeared in the playoffs one time in his tenure.
3. Kwane Brown
He was a former first round pick by the Washington Wizards into the NBA. But ever since he moved to Los Angeles Lakers, Kwane Brown displayed one of the worst center performances of all time.
Kwane Brown averaged 7.4 points and 6.2 total rebounds per game in his Los Angeles stint. He shot a miserable 49% from the free throw line and added just under 2 turnovers per game.
2. Calvin Booth
A player who represented the Seattle Supersonics (Oklahoma City Thunder) in the NBA and started in 50 out of 133 games. During those game Booth averaged 4.3 points and 3.3 rebounds as a center.
He shot 45 percent from the field while only attempting 3.7 shots per game. During his days with Supersonics, they never made it into the playoffs.
1. Fabricio Oberto
One of those players who were fortunate to land in the iconic San Antonio Spurs. During his time as a starter for Spurs, he averaged just 3.6 points and 3.9 total rebounds per game.
Furthermore, Fabricio Oberto shot 60 percent from the line and added just 0.2 blocks per game.