Size Does Matter: The Five Best Centers in NBA History

As the sun finally sets on the illustrious career of Shaquille O'Neal, it becomes obvious that true big man play in the NBA is steadily becoming obsolete.  While I can appreciate the desire for seven-footers to want to shoot with range and put the ball on the floor, there is something pure and special about punishing big men who can dominate the paint. 

Shaq was that type, and we will probably never see another Shaq again.  But where does Shaq sit in the Mt. Rushmore of NBA centers?  Let's take a look at the top five big men in NBA history.

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