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Top 5 Centers in the NBA 2023–24 to Watch Out for

The NBA 2023–2024 is less than a month away, and players are all geared up for the preseason games. Last year was one of the best NBA seasons in recent times. Likewise, fans are expecting this season to be more thrilling than the last. Well, before the season starts, we have prepared a list of the top 5 centers in the NBA 2023–24 season to watch out for. Let us no longer wait for any moment and start taking a look at the list.

  1. Nikola Jokic
  2. Joel Embiid
  3. Anthony Davis
  4. Nikola Vucevic
  5. Bam Adebayo

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Top 5 Centers in the NBA 2023–24 to Watch Out for

Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets)

Regular season stats of the 2022–23 season

  • Games Played: 69
  • Points Per Game: 24.5
  • Rebounds Per Game: 11.8
  • Assists Per Game: 9.8
  • Steels Per Game: 1.3
  • Blocks Per Game: 0.7

Nikola Jokic is currently one of the best centers in the NBA. The player was one of the main reasons why the Nuggets won their first ever NBA championship. Likewise, he also won his first-ever NBA championship and was the Finals MVP. Before the 2023 season, he had also won two consecutive NBA MVP awards for the 2021 and 2022 seasons.

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Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 49ers)

Regular season stats of the 2022–23 season

  • Games played: 66
  • Points Per Game: 33.1
  • Rebounds Per Game: 10.2
  • Assists Per Game: 4.2
  • Steels Per Game: 1.0
  • Blocks Per Game: 1.7

Talking about MVPs and missing the 2023 season MVP isn’t a point. Joel Embiid was the star of the 2022–23 NBA season, and this season is going to be somewhat like his previous season. He played in a total of 75 games and spent more than 35 minutes on the court per game. That helped him score over 33 points per game, which was also the highest in the 2023 season.

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Anthony Davis (Los Angeles Lakers)

Regular season stats of the 2022–23 season

  • Games played: 56
  • Points Per Game: 25.9
  • Rebounds Per Game: 12.5
  • Assists Per Game: 2.6
  • Steels Per Game: 1.1
  • Blocks Per Game: 2.0

The list felt incomplete without Lakers player Anthony Davis on it. The Los Angeles Lakers player didn’t have a great season last year, but this season he is confident. He had a comeback season last time and is hungry to score in the upcoming season.

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Nikola Vucevic (Chicago Bulls)

Regular season stats of the 2022–23 season

  • Games played: 82
  • Points Per Game: 17.6
  • Rebounds Per Game: 11.0
  • Assists Per Game: 3.2
  • Steels Per Game: 0.7
  • Blocks Per Game: 0.7

The Bulls center player, Nikola Vucevic, is one of the players to watch out for. Last season, he started in all 82 games that the team played and was outstanding in the recent FIBA World Cup. From free throws to points in the game, he wasn’t left on any of the top player’s lists. Similarly, he would love to continue his form and get the Bulls another NBA title.

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Bam Adebayo (Minnesota Timberwolves)

Regular season stats of the 2022–23 season

  • Games played: 70
  • Points Per Game: 13.4
  • Rebounds Per Game: 11.6
  • Assists Per Game: 1.2
  • Steels Per Game: 0.8
  • Blocks Per Game: 1.4

Bam Adebayo was one of the NBA All-Star players in the 2023 season. He played a total of 98 games for the team, including the playoff game, and had his best NBA season. Adebayo had an average of more than 20 points per game and an average of 1.2 steals per game. This year, he is all set and ready to give his best for the team again.

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Nikhil Lopes
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Hello Everyone, I am Nikhil Lopes, working as the Content Editor for The Sportslite. I am a Sports Addict and love to watch & Write about them.
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