2012 NBA Draft: Centers

Top five centers available in the NBA Draft

Name, Class, School Ht/Wt Pts. Rebs. Blocks

1. Anthony Davis, Fr., Kentucky 6-11/222 14.2 10.4 4.7

Easily the top pick and only bona fide superstar in this draft; near unanimous National Player of the Year.

2. Andre Drummond, Fr., UConn 7-0/280 10.0 7.6 2.7

Phenomenal athlete should be entering freshman year, but graduated high school early; concerns over his motivation and motor.

3. Meyers Leonard, So., Illinois 7-1/250 13.6 8.2 1.9

Productive shot blocker, but raw offensively; still learning how to use size.

4. Tyler Zeller, Sr., North Carolina 7-0/247 16.3 9.6 1.5

ACC Player of the Year, two-time winner of ACC’s top academic award; runs floor well for a big man, excellent hands.

5. Fab Melo, So., Syracuse 7-0/225 7.8 5.8 2.9

Big East Defensive Player of the Year; set school mark with 10 blocks in a game; character concerns following legal and academic troubles.

— Jason Lloyd