Basketball Centers are the tallest athletes on the team and typically the tallest athletes in the world. Centers can strike fear in opponents - and who wouldn't at more than 7' tall.
Dave Cowens, who spurred the Celtics to two championships, was the second-leading rebounder in franchise history. He retired from professional play in 1980 and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1990. Read about Cowens's NBA career.