NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Defensive Box Plus/Minus

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.
BPM (OBPM/DBPM) and VORP are calculated for seasons 1973-74 until present.

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player DBPM
1. Ben Wallace 5.52
2. Mark Eaton 5.21
3. Marcus Camby 4.59
4. David Robinson* 4.30
5. George Johnson 4.09
6. Tim Duncan 4.02
7. Bo Outlaw 4.01
8. Joakim Noah 4.00
9. Sam Lacey 3.88
10. Tree Rollins 3.88
11. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.84
12. Wes Unseld* 3.81
13. Dikembe Mutombo* 3.59
14. Kim Hughes 3.56
15. Andrew Bogut 3.53
16. Andrei Kirilenko 3.51
17. Julius Keye 3.40
18. Theo Ratliff 3.38
19. Shawn Bradley 3.35
20. Kevin Garnett 3.34
21. Vlade Divac 3.00
22. Josh Smith 2.91
23. Bobby Jones 2.90
24. Marc Gasol 2.89
25. Dwight Howard 2.87
26. John Salley 2.85
27. Dennis Rodman* 2.84
28. Kendrick Perkins 2.83
29. Rich Kelley 2.79
30. Robert Horry 2.75
31. DeAndre Jordan 2.72
32. Jon Koncak 2.68
33. Clifford Ray 2.61
34. Ervin Johnson 2.56
35. Gar Heard 2.54
36. Larry Bird* 2.52
37. Patrick Ewing* 2.51
38. Nate McMillan 2.49
39. Caldwell Jones 2.42
40. Roy Hibbert 2.39
41. Dave Cowens* 2.39
42. Alton Lister 2.36
43. Scottie Pippen* 2.36
44. Charles Oakley 2.34
45. Chris Webber 2.34
46. Anderson Varejao 2.32
47. Hot Rod Williams 2.31
48. Gerald Wallace 2.31
49. P.J. Brown 2.31
50. Larry Nance 2.29
51. Alonzo Mourning* 2.29
52. Alvan Adams 2.28
53. Len Elmore 2.27
54. Amir Johnson 2.27
55. Paul Millsap 2.27
56. Marvin Webster 2.25
57. Al Horford 2.23
58. Kurt Rambis 2.23
59. Tyson Chandler 2.21
60. Thabo Sefolosha 2.21
61. Tony Allen 2.20
62. Rick Mahorn 2.20
63. Alvin Robertson 2.20
64. Julius Erving* 2.15
65. Jim Brewer 2.14
66. Kenyon Martin 2.12
67. Shawn Marion 2.10
68. Jack Sikma 2.08
69. Rasho Nesterovic 2.08
70. Chris Dudley 2.07
71. Wendell Ladner 2.06
72. Micheal Ray Richardson 2.05
73. Jerome Kersey 2.02
74. Samuel Dalembert 2.02
75. Nene Hilario 1.99
76. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1.98
77. Jermaine O'Neal 1.98
78. Pau Gasol 1.98
79. Gerald Govan 1.97
80. Kurt Thomas 1.96
81. Andrew Lang 1.93
82. Anthony Mason 1.92
83. Jeff Foster 1.92
84. Shane Battier 1.91
85. Fatty Taylor 1.89
86. Dale Davis 1.88
87. DeMarcus Cousins 1.87
88. LeBron James 1.87
89. Fat Lever 1.84
90. Horace Grant 1.83
91. Jason Kidd 1.83
92. T.R. Dunn 1.83
93. Lamar Odom 1.83
94. Karl Malone* 1.82
95. Marcin Gortat 1.82
96. Jan Van Breda Kolff 1.82
97. Bruce Bowen 1.80
98. Shawn Kemp 1.80
99. Darrell Walker 1.80
100. Yao Ming* 1.79
101. Charles Barkley* 1.79
102. Elton Brand 1.78
103. Coby Dietrick 1.77
104. Benoit Benjamin 1.77
105. Artis Gilmore* 1.73
106. Dan Roundfield 1.68
107. Bill Laimbeer 1.66
108. Erick Dampier 1.66
109. Bob Lanier* 1.63
110. Shaquille O'Neal* 1.63
111. George McGinnis* 1.63
112. Paul Pressey 1.63
113. Kent Benson 1.61
114. Andre Iguodala 1.61
115. Tom Gugliotta 1.59
116. George Lynch 1.57
117. Rasheed Wallace 1.55
118. Elden Campbell 1.54
119. Herb Williams 1.54
120. Serge Ibaka 1.53
121. Emeka Okafor 1.53
122. Mike Gale 1.51
123. Magic Johnson* 1.51
124. Derrick McKey 1.50
125. Michael Cage 1.50
126. Clyde Drexler* 1.49
127. Ron Harper 1.47
128. Lonnie Shelton 1.45
129. LaSalle Thompson 1.44
130. Ted McClain 1.43
131. Darnell Hillman 1.42
132. Mark West 1.41
133. Rajon Rondo 1.40
134. Steve Hawes 1.39
135. Grant Long 1.38
136. Billy Paultz 1.38
137. David West 1.38
138. Connie Hawkins* 1.35
139. Trevor Ariza 1.35
140. Manu Ginobili 1.34
141. Paul Silas 1.34
142. Christian Laettner 1.33
143. Buck Williams 1.33
144. Blake Griffin 1.32
145. Elvin Hayes* 1.31
146. Aaron McKie 1.31
147. Doc Rivers 1.30
148. Terry Tyler 1.30
149. Ben Poquette 1.29
150. M.L. Carr 1.28
151. Wil Jones 1.27
152. Russell Westbrook 1.27
153. Cliff Levingston 1.24
154. Rodney McCray 1.24
155. Grant Hill 1.24
156. Brad Miller 1.24
157. Quinn Buckner 1.23
158. James Donaldson 1.23
159. Dave Greenwood 1.23
160. Metta World Peace 1.20
161. Derrick Coleman 1.19
162. Brendan Haywood 1.19
163. Gene Moore 1.19
164. Brian Grant 1.18
165. Don Buse 1.18
166. Greg Ballard 1.18
167. Larry Smith 1.17
168. Antonio McDyess 1.16
169. Darryl Dawkins 1.13
170. Brad Daugherty 1.13
171. Michael Jordan* 1.12
172. Tyrone Corbin 1.11
173. Tim Bassett 1.10
174. Charles Smith 1.09
175. Spencer Hawes 1.09
176. Greg Monroe 1.08
177. Doug Christie 1.08
178. Chris Kaman 1.05
179. Danny Manning 1.04
180. Dwyane Wade 1.04
181. Boris Diaw 1.04
182. Robert Parish* 1.03
183. Nicolas Batum 1.03
184. Tony Battie 1.02
185. Foots Walker 1.02
186. Mel Daniels* 1.00
187. Clarence Weatherspoon .97
188. Eddie Jones .95
189. Mickey Johnson .95
190. Ed Pinckney .94
191. James Posey .94
192. Dave Corzine .93
193. Wayne Cooper .92
194. Chris Morris .91
195. David Lee .90
196. Billy Owens .89
197. Mike Green .88
198. Nick Collison .88
199. Zaza Pachulia .87
200. Craig Ehlo .86
201. Bonzi Wells .85
202. Zydrunas Ilgauskas .85
203. Mychal Thompson .84
204. Antonio Davis .84
205. Cedric Maxwell .83
206. Dan Majerle .82
207. Carlos Boozer .82
208. Stacey Augmon .81
209. Kenny Thomas .80
210. Bryon Russell .80
211. Clifford Robinson .79
212. Jim Eakins .78
213. Mookie Blaylock .75
214. Steve Mix .75
215. Matt Barnes .74
216. Luol Deng .73
217. Tracy McGrady* .70
218. Reggie Evans .70
219. Chris Paul .68
220. Marvin Barnes .68
221. Chris Ford .68
222. Donyell Marshall .68
223. Michael Cooper .65
224. Anfernee Hardaway .61
225. Otis Thorpe .58
226. Larry Johnson .56
227. Sidney Moncrief .55
228. Jim Chones .55
229. LaMarcus Aldridge .54
230. Al Jefferson .54
231. Sam Perkins .53
232. Maurice Lucas .52
233. Roy Hinson .52
234. Danny Schayes .52
235. Willie Anderson .50
236. John Wall .48
237. Reggie Williams .48
238. Paul Pierce .48
239. Robert Reid .48
240. Manny Leaks .47
241. Evan Turner .47
242. Thurl Bailey .46
243. Maurice Cheeks .45
244. A.C. Green .45
245. Luis Scola .43
246. Chris Bosh .42
247. Rodney Rogers .41
248. Marques Johnson .41
249. Kendall Gill .40
250. Truck Robinson .39

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player DBPM
1. Ben Wallace 5.52
2. Mark Eaton 5.21
3. Marcus Camby 4.59
4. David Robinson* 4.30
5. George Johnson 4.09
6. Tim Duncan 4.02
7. Bo Outlaw 4.01
8. Joakim Noah 4.00
9. Sam Lacey 3.88
10. Tree Rollins 3.88
11. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.84
12. Wes Unseld* 3.81
13. Dikembe Mutombo* 3.59
14. Andrew Bogut 3.53
15. Andrei Kirilenko 3.51
16. Theo Ratliff 3.38
17. Shawn Bradley 3.35
18. Kevin Garnett 3.34
19. Vlade Divac 3.00
20. Josh Smith 2.91
21. Marc Gasol 2.89
22. Dwight Howard 2.87
23. John Salley 2.85
24. Dennis Rodman* 2.84
25. Kendrick Perkins 2.83
26. Rich Kelley 2.79
27. Robert Horry 2.75
28. DeAndre Jordan 2.72
29. Jon Koncak 2.68
30. Bobby Jones 2.67
31. Clifford Ray 2.61
32. Ervin Johnson 2.56
33. Gar Heard 2.54
34. Larry Bird* 2.52
35. Patrick Ewing* 2.51
36. Nate McMillan 2.49
37. Roy Hibbert 2.39
38. Caldwell Jones 2.39
39. Dave Cowens* 2.39
40. Alton Lister 2.36
41. Scottie Pippen* 2.36
42. Charles Oakley 2.34
43. Chris Webber 2.34
44. Anderson Varejao 2.32
45. Hot Rod Williams 2.31
46. Gerald Wallace 2.31
47. P.J. Brown 2.31
48. Larry Nance 2.29
49. Alonzo Mourning* 2.29
50. Alvan Adams 2.28
51. Amir Johnson 2.27
52. Paul Millsap 2.27
53. Al Horford 2.23
54. Kurt Rambis 2.23
55. Tyson Chandler 2.21
56. Thabo Sefolosha 2.21
57. Tony Allen 2.20
58. Rick Mahorn 2.20
59. Alvin Robertson 2.20
60. Jim Brewer 2.14
61. Kenyon Martin 2.12
62. Shawn Marion 2.10
63. Jack Sikma 2.08
64. Rasho Nesterovic 2.08
65. Chris Dudley 2.07
66. Micheal Ray Richardson 2.05
67. Jerome Kersey 2.02
68. Samuel Dalembert 2.02
69. Nene Hilario 1.99
70. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1.98
71. Jermaine O'Neal 1.98
72. Pau Gasol 1.98
73. Kurt Thomas 1.96
74. Andrew Lang 1.93
75. Anthony Mason 1.92
76. Jeff Foster 1.92
77. Shane Battier 1.91
78. Dale Davis 1.88
79. DeMarcus Cousins 1.87
80. LeBron James 1.87
81. Fat Lever 1.84
82. Horace Grant 1.83
83. Jason Kidd 1.83
84. T.R. Dunn 1.83
85. Lamar Odom 1.83
86. Karl Malone* 1.82
87. Marcin Gortat 1.82
88. Bruce Bowen 1.80
89. Shawn Kemp 1.80
90. Darrell Walker 1.80
91. Yao Ming* 1.79
92. Charles Barkley* 1.79
93. Elton Brand 1.78
94. Benoit Benjamin 1.77
95. Dan Roundfield 1.73
96. Julius Erving* 1.72
97. Bill Laimbeer 1.66
98. Erick Dampier 1.66
99. Bob Lanier* 1.63
100. Shaquille O'Neal* 1.63
101. Paul Pressey 1.63
102. Kent Benson 1.61
103. Andre Iguodala 1.61
104. Tom Gugliotta 1.59
105. George McGinnis* 1.58
106. George Lynch 1.57
107. Rasheed Wallace 1.55
108. Elden Campbell 1.54
109. Herb Williams 1.54
110. Serge Ibaka 1.53
111. Emeka Okafor 1.53
112. Magic Johnson* 1.51
113. Derrick McKey 1.50
114. Michael Cage 1.50
115. Clyde Drexler* 1.49
116. Ron Harper 1.47
117. Lonnie Shelton 1.45
118. LaSalle Thompson 1.44
119. Mark West 1.41
120. Rajon Rondo 1.40
121. Steve Hawes 1.39
122. Grant Long 1.38
123. David West 1.38
124. Trevor Ariza 1.35
125. Manu Ginobili 1.34
126. Paul Silas 1.34
127. Christian Laettner 1.33
128. Buck Williams 1.33
129. Blake Griffin 1.32
130. Elvin Hayes* 1.31
131. Aaron McKie 1.31
132. Doc Rivers 1.30
133. Terry Tyler 1.30
134. Ben Poquette 1.29
135. Russell Westbrook 1.27
136. Cliff Levingston 1.24
137. Rodney McCray 1.24
138. Grant Hill 1.24
139. Brad Miller 1.24
140. Quinn Buckner 1.23
141. James Donaldson 1.23
142. Dave Greenwood 1.23
143. Metta World Peace 1.20
144. Derrick Coleman 1.19
145. Brendan Haywood 1.19
146. Brian Grant 1.18
147. Greg Ballard 1.18
148. Artis Gilmore* 1.17
149. Larry Smith 1.17
150. Antonio McDyess 1.16
151. Darryl Dawkins 1.13
152. Brad Daugherty 1.13
153. Michael Jordan* 1.12
154. Tyrone Corbin 1.11
155. Charles Smith 1.09
156. Spencer Hawes 1.09
157. Greg Monroe 1.08
158. Doug Christie 1.08
159. Chris Kaman 1.05
160. Danny Manning 1.04
161. Dwyane Wade 1.04
162. Boris Diaw 1.04
163. Robert Parish* 1.03
164. Nicolas Batum 1.03
165. Tony Battie 1.02
166. Foots Walker 1.02
167. Clarence Weatherspoon .97
168. Eddie Jones .95
169. Mickey Johnson .95
170. Ed Pinckney .94
171. James Posey .94
172. Dave Corzine .93
173. Wayne Cooper .92
174. Chris Morris .91
175. David Lee .90
176. Billy Owens .89
177. Nick Collison .88
178. Zaza Pachulia .87
179. Craig Ehlo .86
180. Bonzi Wells .85
181. Zydrunas Ilgauskas .85
182. Don Buse .84
183. Mychal Thompson .84
184. Antonio Davis .84
185. Cedric Maxwell .83
186. Dan Majerle .82
187. Carlos Boozer .82
188. Stacey Augmon .81
189. Kenny Thomas .80
190. Bryon Russell .80
191. Clifford Robinson .79
192. Mookie Blaylock .75
193. Steve Mix .75
194. Matt Barnes .74
195. Luol Deng .73
196. Tracy McGrady* .70
197. Reggie Evans .70
198. Chris Paul .68
199. Chris Ford .68
200. Donyell Marshall .68
201. Michael Cooper .65
202. Anfernee Hardaway .61
203. Jim Chones .58
204. Otis Thorpe .58
205. Larry Johnson .56
206. Sidney Moncrief .55
207. LaMarcus Aldridge .54
208. Al Jefferson .54
209. Sam Perkins .53
210. Roy Hinson .52
211. Danny Schayes .52
212. Willie Anderson .50
213. John Wall .48
214. Reggie Williams .48
215. Paul Pierce .48
216. Robert Reid .48
217. Evan Turner .47
218. Maurice Lucas .47
219. Thurl Bailey .46
220. Maurice Cheeks .45
221. A.C. Green .45
222. Luis Scola .43
223. Chris Bosh .42
224. Rodney Rogers .41
225. Marques Johnson .41
226. Kendall Gill .40
227. Truck Robinson .39
228. Harvey Grant .38
229. Sidney Wicks .37
230. Nick Anderson .37
231. Frank Brickowski .37
232. Tyrone Hill .36
233. Chris Mills .36
234. George Hill .35
235. Kevin Durant .35
236. J.R. Reid .35
237. Joe Barry Carroll .35
238. Ray Williams .34
239. Rony Seikaly .34
240. Brandon Bass .34
241. Dennis Johnson* .33
242. Bill Hanzlik .32
243. Steve Francis .32
244. Lorenzen Wright .31
245. Udonis Haslem .31
246. Mike Gminski .30
247. Toni Kukoc .29
248. Hedo Turkoglu .27
249. Kevin McHale* .26
250. Kerry Kittles .26

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player DBPM
1. Julius Keye 3.40
2. Julius Erving* 3.37
3. Artis Gilmore* 3.35
4. Mike Gale 2.54
5. Caldwell Jones 2.48
6. Billy Paultz 2.27
7. Wendell Ladner 2.06
8. Ted McClain 2.04
9. Gerald Govan 1.97
10. Don Buse 1.93
11. Fatty Taylor 1.80
12. George McGinnis* 1.76
13. Darnell Hillman 1.72
14. Wil Jones 1.65
15. Brian Taylor 1.49
16. Gene Moore 1.19
17. Mel Daniels* .99
18. Jim Eakins .91
19. Joe Caldwell .84
20. Warren Jabali .38
21. Gene Littles .34
22. George Gervin* .22
23. Roger Brown* .19
24. Jimmy Jones .09
25. Larry Kenon .00
26. Walter Simon -0.06
27. Dave Robisch -0.12
28. Ralph Simpson -0.14
29. Red Robbins -0.14
30. Zelmo Beaty* -0.18
31. Rich Jones -0.20
32. Tom Owens -0.22
33. Dan Issel* -0.35
34. James Silas -0.36
35. Goose Ligon -0.37
36. Randy Denton -0.39
37. Bob Warren -0.43
38. Ron Boone -0.63
39. Willie Wise -0.65
40. Marv Roberts -0.83
41. Lee Davis -0.91
42. Louie Dampier* -0.98
43. Chuck Williams -1.03
44. Joe Hamilton -1.07
45. Freddie Lewis -1.12
46. Byron Beck -1.26
47. Bob Netolicky -1.30
48. Al Smith -1.39
49. George Carter -1.42
50. Bill Melchionni -1.45
51. Larry Miller -1.49
52. Mack Calvin -1.57
53. George Thompson -1.59
54. Steve Jones -1.89
55. Cincinnatus Powell -1.91
56. Donnie Freeman -1.92
57. John Roche -2.11
58. Stew Johnson -2.22
59. Johnny Neumann -2.35
60. Bill Keller -2.49
61. John Beasley -2.92
62. Glen Combs -3.09
63. George Lehmann -4.08
64. Mike Lewis -9.87

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