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View Poll Results: Best back up center in the NBA

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  • The Polisha hammer

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  • Big Z

    12 33.33%
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    The best back up center in the NBA?

    I believe it comes down to two. Marcin Gortat (the polish hammer) and Zydrunas Llgauskas. To me though Big Z is too old to be effective 48 minutes in a game while Gortat in my opinion can start on at least half the teams in the NBA. So do you agree or disagree and why?

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    and yes i know i typed polish wrong, sorry fast typing

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    I think a guy who is very underrated is Louis Amundson. I think he backs up Robin Lopez at the center position. I think if given the minutes, the guy can be very very effective, like one of those x-factor guys for the Suns.

    I think Anderson Varejao is another one of those guys, but he's more of a hustle guy and not so much an offensive-minded guy. To me, Amundson can develop a game down low if he works hard and if he knows he'll play major minutes. It'll be interesting to see his growth.

    Marcin Gortat is also another good backup center, but he just simply does not get enough minutes to be that effective. But after all, Dwight Howard is the starter for Orlando and he's going to obviously be earning the majority of the minutes.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ko8e24 View Post
    I think a guy who is very underrated is Louis Amundson. I think he backs up Robin Lopez at the center position. I think if given the minutes, the guy can be very very effective, like one of those x-factor guys for the Suns.

    I think Anderson Varejao is another one of those guys, but he's more of a hustle guy and not so much an offensive-minded guy. To me, Amundson can develop a game down low if he works hard and if he knows he'll play major minutes. It'll be interesting to see his growth.

    Marcin Gortat is also another good backup center, but he just simply does not get enough minutes to be that effective. But after all, Dwight Howard is the starter for Orlando and he's going to obviously be earning the majority of the minutes.
    you right bout amundson. he is pretty good. ive seen him play, but gortat, he is a beast. the dude can shoot and dunk with the best of of them for his size

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    i know a lot of teams could use gortat right now

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    Amundson is a PF, Channing frye is our Back center for Robin Lopez. So i'm gonna go with Channing Frye, although he's not super-impressive defensively, he gives us exactly what we need off the bench. floor spreading, a scoring punch and decent defense.

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    Greg Oden or Joel Przybilla, either are backups to Camby at the moment
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    Chris Anderson should be in the conversation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JayW_1023 View Post
    Chris Anderson should be in the conversation.
    If he were a true center I would agree, but I think he's more PF then C. If it said best backup big, you're right.
    save the drama for your mama.

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    With the deepest of regrets I am announcing that I will be leaving Pro Sports Daily. No reason in particular but wanted to thank everyone for a great 6 years here. Lots of great discussion and good poll series as well. Also fun re-drafts. Best of luck to you all in the future.

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    Gortat, Tyson Chandler

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikantsass View Post
    Gortat, Tyson Chandler
    u know tyson chasndler is now starting correct he hasnt been healthy but he has started for the bocats withot nazr.. and was a starter for the past 4 years when healthy just leave the nba forum u have no idea what your'e saying

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    Zydrunas Ilgauskas is probably one of the best if not the best. He's pretty good in NBA 2K10!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikantsass View Post
    Gortat, Tyson Chandler
    Quote Originally Posted by NYSpirit1 View Post
    The Knicks were never this bad of a team. They always have been a 48-50 win team stuck in what was a 21-40 team's body.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tblaze View Post
    If he were a true center I would agree, but I think he's more PF then C. If it said best backup big, you're right.
    Yeah he brings alot of energy to the floor but hes between C/PF

    A guy thats a little underrated is Joel Anthony. He has a similar role to the Birdman in Denver.
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