Is Joakim Noah the best center in the East?
So overall, Noah is first in assists, third in overall rebounds, offensive rebounds and steals, fourth in blocks, fifth in free-throw percentage and sixth in field-goal percentage, scoring and defensive rebounds.
His main competitors for best center in the East would be Varejao, Monroe, Bosh and Horford. All of them are ranked in top 10 in nearly every category. Noah and Bosh are the only two centers ranked in the top 10 in all the categories.
Varejao is first in overall rebounds, offensive rebounds and defensive rebounds, second in steals, third in free-throw percentage and assists, fifth in field-goal percentage, sixth in scoring and 19th in blocks
Monroe is first in steals, second in defensive rebounding and assists, third in overall rebounding, fourth in scoring, seventh in free-throw percentage and field-goal percentage, ninth in offensive rebounding and 14th in blocks.
Bosh is first in free-throw percentage and scoring, second in field-goal percentage, sixth in steals, seventh in blocks, offensive rebounding and defensive rebounding and ninth in overall rebounding and assists.
-- ESPN Chicago