NBA Player Power Rankings: Ranking The League’s Top 10 Centers

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7. Tyson Chandler, New York Knicks

May 16, 2013; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler (6) argues a call with an official during the third quarter against the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden. Knicks won 85-75. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

After 12 years in the league, Chandler is still playing some of his best basketball. This past season, Chandler averaged 10.4 points, 10.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks. Of his 10.7 rebounds, 4.1 of them were offensive rebounds, as he gobbled up 14.1 percent of all available offensive rebounds.

Chandler has no game beyond the space within three feet of the rim. Surprisingly, though, he leads the league in offensive rating (133). Though most elite centers have the ability to create their own shot, more than 74 percent of his shots are assisted. He he has little ability to dominate defenses, but he knows where to be. Basketball IQ and hustle are parts of the game that is often forgotten but still important.