Since 1980-81, Moses Malone has averaged the most points per game by a center in a season, with 31.1 per game in 1981-82.

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after 1980 centers with the most ppg average in a single season
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after 1980 centers with the most ppg with a minimum of 57.4 games played per 82 team games by a player average in a single season
1981-82Malone1993-94Robinson1999-00O'Neal1993-94O'Neal1994-95O'Neal2000-01O'Neal1989-90Ewing2020-21Embiid1997-98O'Neal2016-17Davis1994-95Olajuwon1980-81Malone1994-95Robinson2018-19Embiid2002-03O'Neal1993-94Olajuwon2001-02O'Neal2016-17Cousins2015-16Cousins1995-96Olajuwon1990-91Ewing2020-21Jokic1998-99O'Neal1980-81Abdul-Jabbar1992-93Olajuwon31.129.829.729.329.328.728.628.528.328.027.827.827.627.527.527.327.227.026.926.926.626.426.326.226.1
NAMESEASONTMGPPPGMPGRPGAPGSPGBPGTPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%MINPTSREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
Moses MaloneMoses Malone1981-82HOUHOU8131.142.014.71.80.91.53.611.722.551.90.00.10.07.810.276.23,3982,5201,18814276125294208
David RobinsonDavid Robinson1993-94SASSAS8029.840.510.74.81.73.33.210.520.750.70.10.434.58.711.674.93,2412,383855381139265253228
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal1999-00LALLAL7929.740.013.63.80.53.02.812.121.157.40.00.00.05.510.452.43,1632,3441,07829936239223255+706
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal1993-94ORLORL8129.339.813.22.40.92.92.711.819.659.90.00.00.05.810.555.43,2242,3771,07219576231222281
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal1994-95ORLORL7929.337.011.42.70.92.42.611.820.258.30.00.10.05.810.853.32,9232,31590121473192204258
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal2000-01LALLAL7428.739.512.73.70.62.82.911.019.257.20.00.00.06.713.151.32,9242,12594027747204218256+463
Patrick EwingPatrick Ewing1989-90NYKNYK8228.638.610.92.21.04.03.411.220.455.10.00.025.06.17.977.53,1652,34789318278327278325
Joel EmbiidJoel Embiid2020-21PHIPHI5128.531.110.62.81.01.43.19.017.651.31.13.037.79.210.785.91,5851,4515391455069159123+405
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal1997-98LALLAL6028.336.311.42.40.72.42.911.219.158.40.00.06.011.452.72,1751,69968114239144175193+649
Anthony DavisAnthony Davis2016-17NOPNOP7528.036.111.82.11.32.22.410.320.350.50.51.829.96.98.680.22,7082,09988415794167181168+51
Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon1994-95HOUHOU7227.839.610.83.51.83.43.311.121.551.70.00.218.85.67.575.62,8532,005775255133242237250
Moses MaloneMoses Malone1980-81HOUHOU8027.840.614.81.81.01.93.910.119.352.20.00.033.37.610.175.73,2452,2221,18014183150308223
David RobinsonDavid Robinson1994-95SASSAS8127.638.010.82.91.73.22.99.718.453.00.10.230.08.110.577.43,0742,238877236134262233230
Joel EmbiidJoel Embiid2018-19PHIPHI6427.533.713.63.70.71.93.59.118.748.41.24.130.08.210.180.42,1541,76187123446122226211+371
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal2002-03LALLAL6727.537.811.13.10.62.42.910.418.157.40.00.06.710.862.22,5351,84174220638159196229+363
Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon1993-94HOUHOU8027.341.011.93.61.63.73.411.221.252.80.10.242.14.96.871.63,2772,184955287128297271289
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal2001-02LALLAL6727.236.110.73.00.62.02.610.618.357.90.00.00.05.910.755.52,4221,82271520041137171199+566
DeMarcus CousinsDeMarcus Cousins2016-17TOT7227.034.211.04.61.41.33.79.019.945.21.85.036.17.29.377.22,4651,94279433210093269278-25
DeMarcus CousinsDeMarcus Cousins2015-16SACSAC6526.934.611.53.31.61.43.89.220.545.11.13.233.37.310.271.82,2461,74874721410192249236+42
Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon1995-96HOUHOU7226.938.810.93.61.62.93.410.720.851.40.00.221.45.57.672.42,7971,936784257113207247242
Patrick EwingPatrick Ewing1990-91NYKNYK8126.638.311.23.01.03.23.610.420.351.40.00.10.05.77.774.53,1042,15490524480258291287
Nikola JokicNikola Jokic2020-21DENDEN7226.434.610.88.31.30.73.110.218.056.61.33.338.84.85.586.82,4881,8987805999548222192+384
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal1998-99LALLAL4926.334.810.72.30.71.72.510.418.157.60.00.00.05.510.254.01,7051,2895251143682122155+225
Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar1980-81LALLAL8026.237.210.33.40.72.93.110.518.257.40.00.00.05.36.976.62,9762,09582127259228249244
Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon1992-93HOUHOU8226.139.513.03.51.84.23.210.319.552.90.00.10.05.47.077.93,2422,1401,068291150342262305