Joel Embiid had 30.6 points per game in 2021-22.

last center to average 30 ppg in a season
Interpreted as:
last center to average 30 or higher ppg in a season
2021-22Embiid1981-82Malone1975-76McAdoo1974-75McAdoo1973-74McAdoo1972-73Abdul-Jabbar1971-72Abdul-Jabbar1970-71Abdul-Jabbar1965-66Chamberlain1964-65Chamberlain1963-64Chamberlain1962-63Chamberlain1961-62Bellamy1961-62Chamberlain1960-61Chamberlain1959-60Chamberlain30.631.131.134.530.630.234.831.733.534.736.944.831.650.438.437.6
NAMESEASONTMGPPPGMPGRPGAPGSPGBPGTPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%MINPTSREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
Joel EmbiidJoel Embiid2021-22
PHIPHI
6830.633.811.74.21.11.53.19.819.649.91.43.737.19.611.881.42,2972,0797962847799214181+367
Moses MaloneMoses Malone1981-82
HOUHOU
8131.142.014.71.80.91.53.611.722.551.90.00.10.07.810.276.23,3982,5201,18814276125294208
Bob McAdooBob McAdoo1975-76
BUFBUF
7831.142.712.44.01.22.112.024.648.77.29.476.23,3282,42796531593160298
Bob McAdooBob McAdoo1974-75
BUFBUF
8234.543.214.12.21.12.113.426.151.27.89.780.53,5392,8311,15517992174278
Bob McAdooBob McAdoo1973-74
BUFBUF
7430.643.015.12.31.23.312.222.354.76.27.879.33,1852,2611,11717088246252
Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar1972-73
MILMIL
7630.242.816.15.012.923.355.44.36.171.33,2542,2921,224379208
Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar1971-72
MILMIL
8134.844.216.64.614.324.957.46.29.068.93,5832,8221,346370235
Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar1970-71
MILMIL
8231.740.116.03.313.022.557.75.78.369.03,2882,5961,311272264
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1965-66
PHIPHI
7933.547.324.65.213.625.254.06.312.451.33,7372,6491,943414171
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1964-65
TOT
7334.745.222.93.414.628.551.05.612.146.43,3012,5341,673250146
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1963-64
SFWSFW
8036.946.122.35.015.128.752.46.812.753.13,6892,9481,787403182
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1962-63
SFWSFW
8044.847.624.33.418.334.652.88.313.959.33,8063,5861,946275136
Walt BellamyWalt Bellamy1961-62
CHICHI
7931.642.319.02.712.323.751.96.910.864.43,3442,4951,500210281
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1961-62
PHIPHI
8050.448.525.72.420.039.550.610.417.061.33,8824,0292,052192123
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1960-61
PHIPHI
7938.447.827.21.915.831.150.96.713.350.43,7733,0332,149148130
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1959-60
PHIPHI
7237.646.427.02.314.832.146.18.013.858.23,3382,7071,941168150