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The Value of the C

Blah blah blah.. Bargs sucks.  Is he deficient?  Sure.  But the reality is, a lot of Cs have been picked over the last 5 years, and very few of them end up starting on their team.  What value if any does AB bring?  Well to begin that discussion, I think we have to look at the overall picture compared to what's been drafted over the last few years. There are some very solid Centers on this list, but I don't think anyone person sticks out at me and screams dominating.   Ultimately, a dominating big comes along once every 10-15 years.  That's why there was so much hope for Greg Oden who I don't even have on here.

Starting Centers Drafted Since 2005

Andrea Bargnani, 7-0, 2006, 1st pick

Al Horford, 6-10, 2007,3rd pick

David Lee, 6-9, 2005, 30th pick

Marc Gasol, 7-1, 2007, 2nd round

Kevin Love, 6-10, 2008, 5th pick

Joakim Noah, 6-11, 2007, 9th pick

LaMarcus Aldridge, 6-11, 2006, 2nd pick

Andray Blatche, 6-11, 2005, 19th pick

Andrew Bogut, 2005, 7-0, 1st pick

Anthony Randolph, 6-11, 2008, 14th pick

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