NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Blocks

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player BLK
1. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3830
2. Dikembe Mutombo* 3289
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3189
4. Artis Gilmore* 3178
5. Mark Eaton 3064
6. Tim Duncan 3020
7. David Robinson* 2954
8. Patrick Ewing* 2894
9. Shaquille O'Neal* 2732
10. Tree Rollins 2542
11. Robert Parish* 2361
12. Alonzo Mourning* 2356
13. Marcus Camby 2331
14. Caldwell Jones 2297
15. Ben Wallace 2137
16. Shawn Bradley 2119
17. Manute Bol 2086
18. George Johnson 2082
19. Kevin Garnett 2037
20. Larry Nance 2027
21. Theo Ratliff 1968
22. Julius Erving* 1941
23. Dwight Howard 1912
24. Moses Malone* 1889
25. Pau Gasol 1839
26. Elton Brand 1828
27. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
28. Elvin Hayes* 1771
29. Josh Smith 1713
30. Kevin McHale* 1690
31. Vlade Divac 1631
32. Herb Williams 1605
33. Elden Campbell 1602
34. Benoit Benjamin 1581
35. Samuel Dalembert 1546
36. Wayne Cooper 1535
37. Alton Lister 1473
38. Andrei Kirilenko 1461
39. Rasheed Wallace 1460
40. Billy Paultz 1457
41. Hot Rod Williams 1456
42. Serge Ibaka 1413
43. Mark West 1403
44. Erick Dampier 1398
45. Clifford Robinson 1390
46. Terry Tyler 1342
47. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
48. Bobby Jones 1319
49. Greg Ostertag 1293
50. Shawn Kemp 1279
51. Tyson Chandler 1277
52. Dale Davis 1270
53. James Donaldson 1267
54. Shawn Marion 1233
55. Harvey Catchings 1226
56. Dirk Nowitzki 1211
57. Chris Webber 1200
58. DeAndre Jordan 1198
59. Adonal Foyle 1193
  Bo Outlaw 1193
61. Elmore Smith 1183
62. Sam Lacey 1160
  Dan Roundfield 1160
64. Bob McAdoo* 1147
65. Karl Malone* 1145
  Roy Hibbert 1145
67. Horace Grant 1136
68. Charles Jones 1134
69. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
70. P.J. Brown 1116
71. Rik Smits 1111
72. Brendan Haywood 1109
73. Antonio McDyess 1102
74. Buck Williams 1100
  Bob Lanier* 1100
76. Andrew Lang 1099
77. Ervin Johnson 1087
78. Thurl Bailey 1086
79. Mychal Thompson 1073
80. Andrew Bogut 1070
  Al Jefferson 1070
82. Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
83. Derrick Coleman 1051
84. Jack Sikma 1048
85. George Gervin* 1047
86. Robert Horry 1035
87. Bill Walton* 1034
88. Chris Dudley 1027
89. Darryl Dawkins 1023
90. Rick Mahorn 1007
91. Chris Andersen 991
92. Mike Gminski 989
93. John Salley 983
94. Emeka Okafor 978
95. LaSalle Thompson 972
96. Bill Laimbeer 965
97. Marc Gasol 963
98. Brook Lopez 959
99. Scottie Pippen* 947
100. Rasho Nesterovic 934
101. Sam Perkins 933
102. Chris Bosh 932
103. Chris Kaman 931
104. Antoine Carr 925
105. Yao Ming* 920
106. Raef LaFrentz 919
107. Sam Bowie 909
108. Shane Battier 906
109. Kendrick Perkins 903
110. Michael Jordan* 893
111. Lamar Odom 892
112. Antonio Davis 889
113. Charles Barkley* 888
114. Roy Hinson 882
115. Marvin Webster 881
116. Rony Seikaly 872
117. Paul Millsap 868
  Joe Smith 868
119. James Edwards 867
120. Kenyon Martin 864
121. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
123. Kurt Thomas 841
124. Danny Schayes 840
  Joakim Noah 840
126. Joel Przybilla 836
127. Alex English* 833
128. LaMarcus Aldridge 817
129. LeBron James 812
130. Joe Meriweather 810
131. Alvan Adams 808
132. Vince Carter 807
  Tracy McGrady 807
134. Marcin Gortat 800
135. Jerome Kersey 799
136. Vin Baker 798
137. Dwyane Wade 797
138. Clarence Weatherspoon 794
  Ben Poquette 794
140. Jon Koncak 791
141. Charles Smith 789
142. Robin Lopez 788
143. Darnell Hillman 782
144. Anthony Davis 781
  Al Horford 781
146. Gar Heard 780
  Amir Johnson 780
148. Jim Chones 774
149. David West 769
150. Duane Causwell 767
151. JaVale McGee 764
152. Oliver Miller 758
153. Larry Bird* 755
154. Mike Green 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Danny Manning 752
158. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
160. Rich Kelley 749
161. Paul Pierce 745
162. Dave Greenwood 736
  Kevin Durant 736
164. Ron Harper 729
165. Michael Cage 725
166. Clyde Drexler* 719
167. Clemon Johnson 717
168. Tony Battie 713
169. Taj Gibson 705
170. Michael Olowokandi 697
171. Kurt Nimphius 696
172. Nene Hilario 692
173. Jim McIlvaine 691
174. Kelvin Cato 685
175. Stromile Swift 683
176. Gerald Wallace 681
177. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
179. Len Elmore 674
180. Bill Cartwright 668
181. Bismack Biyombo 663
182. Maurice Lucas 659
183. Andrew Bynum 657
184. Olden Polynice 651
  Spencer Hawes 651
186. Terry Cummings 650
187. Dominique Wilkins* 642
188. Kobe Bryant 640
189. Nazr Mohammed 639
190. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
192. Mickey Johnson 632
193. DeSagana Diop 630
194. Spencer Haywood* 629
195. Tom Chambers 627
196. Derrick Favors 625
197. James Worthy* 624
198. Rudy Gay 616
  Kevin Kunnert 616
200. Darko Milicic 613
201. Derrick McKey 611
202. Armen Gilliam 607
203. Jamaal Magloire 603
204. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Cliff Levingston 593
206. Brad Miller 592
207. Tom Burleson 591
208. Greg Anderson 590
209. Kent Benson 586
210. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
212. Grant Hill 576
213. DeMarcus Cousins 574
  Andre Drummond 574
215. Lorenzen Wright 572
216. Keon Clark 571
217. Orlando Woolridge 569
218. Brian Grant 561
219. Lonnie Shelton 559
220. Rudy Gobert 558
221. Hassan Whiteside 554
222. Nate Thurmond* 553
223. Kermit Washington 550
224. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
226. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
228. Rashard Lewis 541
229. Chris Morris 540
230. Aaron Williams 539
231. Felton Spencer 534
232. Brian Skinner 532
  Dan Issel* 532
234. Dennis Rodman* 531
235. Steve Johnson 530
236. Joel Anthony 529
237. Will Perdue 527
238. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
240. Michael Cooper 523
241. Metta World Peace 522
242. James Bailey 521
243. Coby Dietrick 520
244. Eddie Griffin 518
245. Channing Frye 516
246. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
248. David Thompson* 509
249. Boris Diaw 508
  Mark Blount 508

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player BLK
1. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3830
2. Dikembe Mutombo* 3289
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3189
4. Mark Eaton 3064
5. Tim Duncan 3020
6. David Robinson* 2954
7. Patrick Ewing* 2894
8. Shaquille O'Neal* 2732
9. Tree Rollins 2542
10. Robert Parish* 2361
11. Alonzo Mourning* 2356
12. Marcus Camby 2331
13. Ben Wallace 2137
14. Shawn Bradley 2119
15. Manute Bol 2086
16. George Johnson 2082
17. Kevin Garnett 2037
18. Larry Nance 2027
19. Theo Ratliff 1968
20. Dwight Howard 1912
21. Pau Gasol 1839
22. Elton Brand 1828
23. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
24. Elvin Hayes* 1771
25. Artis Gilmore* 1747
26. Moses Malone* 1733
27. Josh Smith 1713
28. Kevin McHale* 1690
29. Vlade Divac 1631
30. Herb Williams 1605
31. Elden Campbell 1602
32. Benoit Benjamin 1581
33. Samuel Dalembert 1546
34. Wayne Cooper 1535
35. Caldwell Jones 1517
36. Alton Lister 1473
37. Andrei Kirilenko 1461
38. Rasheed Wallace 1460
39. Hot Rod Williams 1456
40. Serge Ibaka 1413
41. Mark West 1403
42. Erick Dampier 1398
43. Clifford Robinson 1390
44. Terry Tyler 1342
45. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
46. Greg Ostertag 1293
  Julius Erving* 1293
48. Shawn Kemp 1279
49. Tyson Chandler 1277
50. Dale Davis 1270
51. James Donaldson 1267
52. Shawn Marion 1233
53. Harvey Catchings 1226
54. Dirk Nowitzki 1211
55. Chris Webber 1200
56. DeAndre Jordan 1198
57. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
59. Elmore Smith 1183
60. Sam Lacey 1160
61. Bob McAdoo* 1147
62. Karl Malone* 1145
  Roy Hibbert 1145
64. Horace Grant 1136
65. Charles Jones 1134
66. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
67. Dan Roundfield 1117
68. P.J. Brown 1116
69. Rik Smits 1111
70. Brendan Haywood 1109
71. Antonio McDyess 1102
72. Bob Lanier* 1100
  Buck Williams 1100
74. Andrew Lang 1099
75. Ervin Johnson 1087
76. Thurl Bailey 1086
77. Mychal Thompson 1073
78. Al Jefferson 1070
  Andrew Bogut 1070
80. Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
81. Derrick Coleman 1051
82. Jack Sikma 1048
83. Robert Horry 1035
84. Bill Walton* 1034
85. Chris Dudley 1027
86. Darryl Dawkins 1023
87. Rick Mahorn 1007
88. Chris Andersen 991
89. Mike Gminski 989
90. John Salley 983
91. Bobby Jones 982
92. Emeka Okafor 978
93. LaSalle Thompson 972
94. Bill Laimbeer 965
95. Marc Gasol 963
96. Brook Lopez 959
97. Scottie Pippen* 947
98. Rasho Nesterovic 934
99. Sam Perkins 933
100. Chris Bosh 932
101. Chris Kaman 931
102. Antoine Carr 925
103. Yao Ming* 920
104. Raef LaFrentz 919
105. Sam Bowie 909
106. Shane Battier 906
107. Kendrick Perkins 903
108. Michael Jordan* 893
109. Lamar Odom 892
110. Antonio Davis 889
111. Charles Barkley* 888
112. Roy Hinson 882
113. Rony Seikaly 872
114. Joe Smith 868
  Paul Millsap 868
116. James Edwards 867
117. Kenyon Martin 864
118. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
120. Kurt Thomas 841
121. Joakim Noah 840
  Danny Schayes 840
123. Joel Przybilla 836
124. Alex English* 833
125. Marvin Webster 829
126. LaMarcus Aldridge 817
127. LeBron James 812
128. Joe Meriweather 810
129. Alvan Adams 808
130. Tracy McGrady 807
  Vince Carter 807
132. Marcin Gortat 800
133. Jerome Kersey 799
134. Vin Baker 798
135. Dwyane Wade 797
136. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
138. Jon Koncak 791
139. Charles Smith 789
140. Robin Lopez 788
141. Al Horford 781
  Anthony Davis 781
143. Gar Heard 780
  Amir Johnson 780
145. David West 769
146. Duane Causwell 767
147. JaVale McGee 764
148. Oliver Miller 758
149. Larry Bird* 755
150. Ralph Sampson* 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
153. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
155. Rich Kelley 749
156. Paul Pierce 745
157. Kevin Durant 736
  Dave Greenwood 736
159. Ron Harper 729
160. Michael Cage 725
161. Clyde Drexler* 719
162. Clemon Johnson 717
163. Tony Battie 713
164. Billy Paultz 706
165. Taj Gibson 705
166. Michael Olowokandi 697
167. Kurt Nimphius 696
168. Nene Hilario 692
169. Jim McIlvaine 691
170. Kelvin Cato 685
171. Stromile Swift 683
172. Gerald Wallace 681
173. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
175. George Gervin* 670
176. Bill Cartwright 668
177. Bismack Biyombo 663
178. Andrew Bynum 657
179. Spencer Hawes 651
  Olden Polynice 651
181. Terry Cummings 650
182. Jim Chones 643
183. Dominique Wilkins* 642
184. Kobe Bryant 640
185. Nazr Mohammed 639
186. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
  Clifford Ray 638
188. Mickey Johnson 632
189. DeSagana Diop 630
190. Spencer Haywood* 629
191. Tom Chambers 627
192. Derrick Favors 625
193. James Worthy* 624
194. Rudy Gay 616
  Kevin Kunnert 616
196. Darko Milicic 613
197. Derrick McKey 611
198. Armen Gilliam 607
199. Jamaal Magloire 603
200. Cliff Levingston 593
  Ronny Turiaf 593
202. Brad Miller 592
203. Tom Burleson 591
204. Greg Anderson 590
205. Kent Benson 586
206. Andris Biedrins 580
  Eddie Jones 580
208. Grant Hill 576
209. Andre Drummond 574
  DeMarcus Cousins 574
211. Lorenzen Wright 572
212. Keon Clark 571
213. Orlando Woolridge 569
214. Brian Grant 561
215. Lonnie Shelton 559
216. Rudy Gobert 558
217. Hassan Whiteside 554
218. Nate Thurmond* 553
219. Kermit Washington 550
220. Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
222. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
224. Rashard Lewis 541
225. Chris Morris 540
226. Aaron Williams 539
227. Maurice Lucas 538
228. Felton Spencer 534
229. Brian Skinner 532
230. Dennis Rodman* 531
231. Steve Johnson 530
232. Joel Anthony 529
233. Will Perdue 527
234. Marques Johnson 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
236. Michael Cooper 523
237. Metta World Peace 522
238. James Bailey 521
239. Eddie Griffin 518
240. Channing Frye 516
241. Truck Robinson 510
  Jim Brewer 510
243. Mark Blount 508
  Boris Diaw 508
245. Brad Lohaus 503
246. Otis Thorpe 501
247. Tayshaun Prince 500
  Wayman Tisdale 500
249. Sean Rooks 499
250. Darius Miles 495

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player BLK
1. Artis Gilmore* 1431
2. Caldwell Jones 780
3. Billy Paultz 751
4. Julius Erving* 648
5. Darnell Hillman 505
6. Jim Eakins 384
7. Mike Green 380
  Julius Keye 380
9. George Gervin* 377
10. Mel Daniels* 351
11. Bobby Jones 337
12. Marvin Barnes 271
13. Len Elmore 269
14. Coby Dietrick 236
15. Gene Moore 207
16. Wil Jones 206
17. Swen Nater 201
18. Gus Gerard 183
19. Dave Robisch 173
20. Mike Gale 168
21. Tom Owens 164
22. Moses Malone* 156
23. Willard Sojourner 152
24. Zelmo Beaty* 143
25. Jan Van Breda Kolff 139
26. Dan Issel* 136
27. Jim Chones 131
28. David Vaughn 128
29. Maurice Lucas 121
30. Kim Hughes 120
31. Louie Dampier* 117
32. Tim Bassett 112
33. Randy Denton 110
34. Charles Edge 105
35. David Thompson* 102
36. Gerald Govan 97
37. George McGinnis 96
38. Larry Kenon 92
39. Roger Brown 84
40. John Williamson 83
41. Roger Brown* 81
42. Lee Davis 80
43. Bruce Seals 73
44. Ron Boone 71
45. Brian Taylor 70
46. Don Buse 66
  Rich Jones 66
48. Red Robbins 65
49. Johnny Neumann 63
  Al Skinner 63
  Ted McClain 63
  Mike Jackson 63
53. Jim Bradley 62
54. George Adams 59
  Willie Wise 59
56. Ralph Simpson 54
57. Marvin Webster 52
  Billy Knight 52
  Bob Netolicky 52
60. Travis Grant 51
61. James Silas 49
62. George Carter 48
63. Fatty Taylor 47
  Mel Bennett 47
65. Collis Jones 46
66. Joe Caldwell 45
67. M.L. Carr 44
68. Dan Roundfield 43
69. Byron Beck 42
70. Bird Averitt 41
71. Stew Johnson 40
  Cincinnatus Powell 40
73. Ronald Thomas 39
74. Donnie Freeman 37
  Mark Olberding 37
76. Don Chaney 36
  Chuck Williams 36
78. Kevin Joyce 34
79. Roy Ebron 32
  Jimmy Jones 32
81. Barry Parkhill 30
82. Warren Jabali 29
83. Bob Warren 28
  George Irvine 28
85. Goo Kennedy 27
  Bo Lamar 27
  Ed Manning 27
88. Jim O'Brien 26
89. Lamar Green 25
  Mike Barr 25
  Jim Ard 25
92. George Thompson 24
93. John Roche 23
94. Steve Jones 22
  Dave Twardzik 22
96. Billy Cunningham* 21
  Gene Littles 21
  Freddie Lewis 21
99. Donald Washington 20
  George Karl 20
  Scott English 20
  Billy Schaeffer 20
  Bill Melchionni 20
104. Billy Shepherd 19
  Marv Roberts 19
106. Jim McDaniels 17
107. Simmie Hill 16
  Aulcie Perry 16
  Johnny Baum 16
  Mack Calvin 16
111. Chuck Terry 14
  Mike D'Antoni 14
113. Glen Combs 13
  Charles Jordan 13
  Willie Long 13
116. Patrick McFarland 12
  Al Smith 12
118. Bill Keller 11
119. Steve Green 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
  Claude Terry 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Henry Ward 10
  Fly Williams 10
  John Beasley 10
126. Darrell Elston 9
  Mike Flynn 9
  Jimmy Foster 9
  Wilbert Robinson 9
  Ronnie Robinson 9
  Ticky Burden 9
  Don Adams 9
  Goose Ligon 9
134. Rick Mount 8
  Allen Murphy 8
  Rudy Hackett 8
137. Larry Finch 7
  Joe Reaves 7
  Wendell Ladner 7
140. Lloyd Batts 6
  Paul Stovall 6
  Billy Harris 6
  Oliver Taylor 6
  Larry Miller 6
  Terry Driscoll 6
  Harry Rogers 6
147. Joby Wright 5
  William Franklin 5
  Dennis Wuycik 5
  Jimmy Conner 5
  Joe Hamilton 5
  Monte Towe 5
153. Hank Williams 4
  Stan Love 4
  Collis Temple 4
  George Lehmann 4
157. Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Jimmie Baker 3
  George Bucci 3
  Wali Jones 3
  Sam Cash 3
  Jerry Chambers 3
  Rick Darnell 3
164. Ron King 2
  Allan Bristow 2
  Dwaine Dillard 2
  Bob Nash 2
  Flynn Robinson 2
  Bob Arnzen 2
170. Tom Ingelsby 1
  Mo Layton 1
  Gary Gregor 1
  Nathaniel Barnett 1
  Kenneth Gardner 1
  Bill Higgins 1
176. Greg Lee 0
  Roy McPipe 0
  Reggie Royals 0
  Rich Rinaldi 0
  Bill Newton 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Mike Lewis 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Milt Williams 0
  Bob Lackey 0
  Ken Smith 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Wayne Pack 0
  Jerry Pender 0
  Skeeter Swift 0
  Bernie Fryer 0
  Art Williams 0
  Billy James 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Bernie Williams 0
  Skip Wise 0
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