NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Defensive Rebounds

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

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player DRB
1. Artis Gilmore* 11514
2. Kevin Garnett 11453
3. Karl Malone* 11406
4. Tim Duncan 11232
5. Moses Malone* 10452
6. Robert Parish* 10117
7. Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
8. Dirk Nowitzki 9396
9. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
10. Shaquille O'Neal* 8890
11. Patrick Ewing* 8855
12. Dwight Howard 8622
13. Dikembe Mutombo* 8551
14. Buck Williams 8491
15. Charles Barkley* 8286
16. Charles Oakley 8281
17. Jack Sikma 8274
18. Kevin Willis 7769
19. Caldwell Jones 7764
20. Dennis Rodman* 7625
21. Bill Laimbeer 7581
22. Pau Gasol 7548
23. Dan Issel* 7437
24. David Robinson* 7414
25. Shawn Marion 7369
26. Larry Bird* 7217
27. Ben Wallace 7038
28. Elvin Hayes* 6973
29. Jason Kidd 6957
30. Otis Thorpe 6924
31. Marcus Camby 6902
32. Julius Erving* 6836
33. Mel Daniels* 6648
34. Maurice Lucas 6608
35. Billy Paultz 6575
36. Zach Randolph 6564
37. Vlade Divac 6445
38. Paul Pierce 6419
39. Tyson Chandler 6397
40. LeBron James 6332
41. Lamar Odom 6238
42. Carlos Boozer 6155
43. A.C. Green 6119
44. George McGinnis 6090
45. Horace Grant 5976
46. Swen Nater 5918
47. Chris Webber 5853
48. Rasheed Wallace 5826
49. Shawn Kemp 5808
50. Elton Brand 5736
51. Chris Bosh 5665
52. Antawn Jamison 5600
53. Kobe Bryant 5548
54. Al Jefferson 5514
55. Bob McAdoo* 5502
56. Terry Cummings 5447
57. James Donaldson 5432
58. Scottie Pippen* 5426
59. Michael Cage 5419
60. P.J. Brown 5407
61. Kurt Thomas 5406
62. Anthony Mason 5367
63. Sam Perkins 5342
64. Dale Davis 5302
65. Truck Robinson 5282
66. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
67. Sam Lacey 5226
68. Antonio McDyess 5160
69. Derrick Coleman 5153
70. Detlef Schrempf 5152
71. Rick Mahorn 5143
72. David Lee 5136
73. Dave Cowens* 5122
74. Mark Eaton 5082
75. Juwan Howard 5080
76. Larry Nance 5053
77. Michael Jordan* 5004
78. Antoine Walker 4997
79. Grant Hill 4993
80. Wes Unseld* 4974
81. Gerald Govan 4959
82. Magic Johnson* 4958
83. Alonzo Mourning* 4953
84. Josh Smith 4935
85. Dan Roundfield 4926
86. Alvan Adams 4922
87. Herb Williams 4885
88. Bob Lanier* 4853
89. Kevin McHale* 4764
90. Tom Chambers 4761
91. Kevin Love 4729
92. Larry Smith 4724
93. Mychal Thompson 4722
94. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
95. Jim Chones 4691
96. Carmelo Anthony 4664
97. Samuel Dalembert 4653
98. Dave Greenwood 4616
99. David West 4610
100. Benoit Benjamin 4604
101. Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
102. Tree Rollins 4602
103. DeAndre Jordan 4600
104. LaSalle Thompson 4566
105. Vince Carter 4520
106. Brad Miller 4491
107. Donyell Marshall 4478
108. LaMarcus Aldridge 4462
109. Tyrone Hill 4458
110. Clifford Robinson 4454
111. Kevin Durant 4451
112. Antonio Davis 4432
113. Mike Gminski 4398
  Larry Kenon 4398
115. Olden Polynice 4380
116. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
117. Troy Murphy 4335
118. Spencer Haywood* 4332
119. Paul Millsap 4318
120. Bill Cartwright 4294
121. Armen Gilliam 4284
122. Rony Seikaly 4282
  Erick Dampier 4282
124. Mickey Johnson 4264
125. Andrew Bogut 4263
126. Elden Campbell 4236
127. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
128. James Edwards 4200
129. Christian Laettner 4185
130. Dave Robisch 4181
131. Andre Iguodala 4156
132. Alton Lister 4152
133. Joe Smith 4119
134. Udonis Haslem 4100
135. Chris Kaman 4095
136. Al Horford 4079
137. Clyde Drexler* 4062
138. Ray Allen 4042
139. Brad Daugherty 4020
140. Red Robbins 4019
141. Rashard Lewis 4015
142. Jerome Kersey 4009
143. Tom Gugliotta 3994
144. Al Harrington 3987
145. Grant Long 3986
146. Bobby Jones 3980
147. Tracy McGrady 3976
148. Marcin Gortat 3965
149. Luol Deng 3952
150. Wayne Cooper 3946
151. Emeka Okafor 3940
152. Hot Rod Williams 3928
153. Nene Hilario 3901
154. Gary Payton* 3877
155. Cliff Robinson 3874
156. Danny Schayes 3852
157. Kenyon Martin 3847
158. Bill Walton* 3820
159. Tom Owens 3814
160. Rich Kelley 3806
161. Joe Johnson 3802
162. DeMarcus Cousins 3798
163. George Johnson 3789
164. Brian Grant 3788
165. George Gervin* 3786
166. Reggie Evans 3781
167. Richard Jefferson 3766
168. Alex English* 3760
169. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
170. Rik Smits 3746
171. Drew Gooden 3740
172. Mike Miller 3726
173. Joakim Noah 3718
174. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
175. Gerald Wallace 3693
176. Michael Finley 3683
177. Mark Jackson 3682
178. Marc Gasol 3673
179. Jim Eakins 3664
180. Clifford Ray 3630
181. Robert Horry 3625
182. Mark Olberding 3611
183. Luis Scola 3606
184. Vin Baker 3604
185. Chuck Person 3601
186. Rick Barry* 3589
187. Mark West 3562
188. Shawn Bradley 3525
189. Zaza Pachulia 3517
190. Dave Corzine 3515
191. Larry Johnson 3506
192. Wayman Tisdale 3500
193. Mike Dunleavy 3498
194. Kenny Carr 3493
195. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
196. Ervin Johnson 3471
197. Darnell Hillman 3451
198. Rodney McCray 3442
  Wil Jones 3442
200. Glen Rice 3441
201. Greg Ballard 3424
202. Andre Miller 3422
203. Marvin Williams 3420
204. Thurl Bailey 3414
205. Bob Netolicky 3408
206. Loy Vaught 3399
207. Bernard King* 3356
208. Boris Diaw 3353
209. Rudy Gay 3335
210. Gar Heard 3329
211. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
212. Kurt Rambis 3321
213. Tyrone Corbin 3320
214. Darryl Dawkins 3307
215. James Posey 3306
216. Reggie Miller* 3299
217. Caron Butler 3284
218. Metta World Peace 3282
219. Sidney Wicks 3268
220. Yao Ming* 3261
221. Lorenzen Wright 3255
222. Adrian Dantley* 3248
  Trevor Ariza 3248
224. Dwyane Wade 3245
225. Xavier McDaniel 3231
226. Kendrick Perkins 3226
227. Chris Dudley 3223
228. Paul Silas 3213
  Julius Keye 3213
230. Jason Richardson 3212
231. Tayshaun Prince 3207
232. Blake Griffin 3206
233. Matt Barnes 3187
234. Mehmet Okur 3175
235. Glenn Robinson 3162
236. Terry Porter 3157
237. Cedric Maxwell 3153
238. Jeff Foster 3147
  James Worthy* 3147
240. Dan Majerle 3140
241. Willie Wise 3120
242. Corey Maggette 3107
243. Eddie Jones 3096
244. Danny Manning 3092
245. John Stockton* 3085
246. Fat Lever 3081
247. Andre Drummond 3080
248. Chris Paul 3076
249. Byron Beck 3067
250. Terry Tyler 3066

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player DRB
1. Kevin Garnett 11453
2. Karl Malone* 11406
3. Tim Duncan 11232
4. Robert Parish* 10117
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
6. Moses Malone* 9481
7. Dirk Nowitzki 9396
8. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
9. Shaquille O'Neal* 8890
10. Patrick Ewing* 8855
11. Dwight Howard 8622
12. Dikembe Mutombo* 8551
13. Buck Williams 8491
14. Charles Barkley* 8286
15. Charles Oakley 8281
16. Jack Sikma 8274
17. Kevin Willis 7769
18. Dennis Rodman* 7625
19. Bill Laimbeer 7581
20. Pau Gasol 7548
21. David Robinson* 7414
22. Shawn Marion 7369
23. Larry Bird* 7217
24. Ben Wallace 7038
25. Elvin Hayes* 6973
26. Jason Kidd 6957
27. Otis Thorpe 6924
28. Marcus Camby 6902
29. Zach Randolph 6564
30. Artis Gilmore* 6522
31. Vlade Divac 6445
32. Paul Pierce 6419
33. Tyson Chandler 6397
34. LeBron James 6332
35. Lamar Odom 6238
36. Carlos Boozer 6155
37. A.C. Green 6119
38. Horace Grant 5976
39. Chris Webber 5853
40. Rasheed Wallace 5826
41. Shawn Kemp 5808
42. Elton Brand 5736
43. Chris Bosh 5665
44. Caldwell Jones 5621
45. Antawn Jamison 5600
46. Kobe Bryant 5548
47. Al Jefferson 5514
48. Bob McAdoo* 5502
49. Terry Cummings 5447
50. James Donaldson 5432
51. Scottie Pippen* 5426
52. Michael Cage 5419
53. P.J. Brown 5407
54. Kurt Thomas 5406
55. Maurice Lucas 5401
56. Anthony Mason 5367
57. Sam Perkins 5342
58. Dale Davis 5302
59. Truck Robinson 5282
60. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
61. Sam Lacey 5226
62. Antonio McDyess 5160
63. Derrick Coleman 5153
64. Detlef Schrempf 5152
65. Rick Mahorn 5143
66. David Lee 5136
67. Dave Cowens* 5122
68. Mark Eaton 5082
69. Juwan Howard 5080
70. Larry Nance 5053
71. Michael Jordan* 5004
72. Antoine Walker 4997
73. Grant Hill 4993
74. Wes Unseld* 4974
75. Magic Johnson* 4958
76. Alonzo Mourning* 4953
77. Josh Smith 4935
78. Alvan Adams 4922
79. Herb Williams 4885
80. Bob Lanier* 4853
81. Dan Roundfield 4798
82. Kevin McHale* 4764
83. Tom Chambers 4761
84. Kevin Love 4729
85. Larry Smith 4724
86. Mychal Thompson 4722
87. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
88. Carmelo Anthony 4664
89. Samuel Dalembert 4653
90. Dave Greenwood 4616
91. David West 4610
92. Benoit Benjamin 4604
93. Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
94. Tree Rollins 4602
95. DeAndre Jordan 4600
96. LaSalle Thompson 4566
97. Vince Carter 4520
98. Brad Miller 4491
99. Donyell Marshall 4478
100. LaMarcus Aldridge 4462
101. Tyrone Hill 4458
102. Clifford Robinson 4454
103. Kevin Durant 4451
104. Antonio Davis 4432
105. Mike Gminski 4398
106. Olden Polynice 4380
107. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
108. Troy Murphy 4335
109. Paul Millsap 4318
110. Bill Cartwright 4294
111. Armen Gilliam 4284
112. Rony Seikaly 4282
  Erick Dampier 4282
114. Mickey Johnson 4264
115. Andrew Bogut 4263
116. Elden Campbell 4236
117. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
118. James Edwards 4200
119. Christian Laettner 4185
120. Andre Iguodala 4156
121. Alton Lister 4152
122. Joe Smith 4119
123. Udonis Haslem 4100
124. Chris Kaman 4095
125. Al Horford 4079
126. Clyde Drexler* 4062
127. Ray Allen 4042
128. Dan Issel* 4021
129. Brad Daugherty 4020
130. Rashard Lewis 4015
131. Jerome Kersey 4009
132. Tom Gugliotta 3994
133. Al Harrington 3987
134. Grant Long 3986
135. Tracy McGrady 3976
136. Marcin Gortat 3965
137. Luol Deng 3952
138. Wayne Cooper 3946
139. Emeka Okafor 3940
140. Hot Rod Williams 3928
141. Nene Hilario 3901
142. Gary Payton* 3877
143. Cliff Robinson 3874
144. Danny Schayes 3852
145. Kenyon Martin 3847
146. Bill Walton* 3820
147. Rich Kelley 3806
148. Joe Johnson 3802
149. DeMarcus Cousins 3798
150. Jim Chones 3794
151. George Johnson 3789
152. Brian Grant 3788
153. Reggie Evans 3781
154. Richard Jefferson 3766
155. Alex English* 3760
156. Swen Nater 3759
157. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
158. Rik Smits 3746
159. Drew Gooden 3740
160. Mike Miller 3726
161. Joakim Noah 3718
162. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
163. Gerald Wallace 3693
164. Michael Finley 3683
165. Mark Jackson 3682
166. Marc Gasol 3673
167. Clifford Ray 3630
168. Robert Horry 3625
169. Luis Scola 3606
170. Vin Baker 3604
171. Chuck Person 3601
172. George McGinnis 3576
173. Mark West 3562
174. Julius Erving* 3534
175. Shawn Bradley 3525
176. Zaza Pachulia 3517
177. Dave Corzine 3515
178. Larry Johnson 3506
179. Wayman Tisdale 3500
180. Mike Dunleavy 3498
181. Kenny Carr 3493
182. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
183. Ervin Johnson 3471
184. Rodney McCray 3442
185. Glen Rice 3441
186. Greg Ballard 3424
187. Andre Miller 3422
188. Marvin Williams 3420
189. Thurl Bailey 3414
190. Loy Vaught 3399
191. Bernard King* 3356
192. Boris Diaw 3353
193. Rudy Gay 3335
194. Gar Heard 3329
195. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
196. Kurt Rambis 3321
197. Tyrone Corbin 3320
198. Darryl Dawkins 3307
199. James Posey 3306
200. Reggie Miller* 3299
201. Caron Butler 3284
202. Metta World Peace 3282
203. Sidney Wicks 3268
204. Mark Olberding 3265
205. Yao Ming* 3261
206. Lorenzen Wright 3255
207. Adrian Dantley* 3248
  Trevor Ariza 3248
209. Dwyane Wade 3245
210. Xavier McDaniel 3231
211. Spencer Haywood* 3228
212. Kendrick Perkins 3226
213. Chris Dudley 3223
214. Paul Silas 3213
215. Jason Richardson 3212
216. Tayshaun Prince 3207
217. Blake Griffin 3206
218. Matt Barnes 3187
219. Mehmet Okur 3175
220. Glenn Robinson 3162
221. Terry Porter 3157
222. Cedric Maxwell 3153
223. James Worthy* 3147
  Jeff Foster 3147
225. Dan Majerle 3140
226. Corey Maggette 3107
227. Eddie Jones 3096
228. Danny Manning 3092
229. John Stockton* 3085
230. Fat Lever 3081
231. Andre Drummond 3080
232. Chris Paul 3076
233. Terry Tyler 3066
234. Greg Monroe 3064
235. Dwight Jones 3057
236. Nick Anderson 3053
  Theo Ratliff 3053
238. Eddie Johnson 3046
239. Steve Hawes 3040
240. Peja Stojakovic 3035
241. Channing Frye 3018
242. Chris Mullin* 3008
243. Anderson Varejao 3007
244. Robert Reid 3001
245. Steve Nash 2999
246. Jamaal Magloire 2990
247. Marques Johnson 2988
248. Ron Harper 2987
249. Bobby Jones 2968
250. Serge Ibaka 2965

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player DRB
1. Mel Daniels* 6624
2. Artis Gilmore* 4992
3. Gerald Govan 4959
4. Billy Paultz 4030
5. Red Robbins 4019
6. Dan Issel* 3416
7. Bob Netolicky 3408
8. Jim Eakins 3369
9. Julius Erving* 3302
10. Julius Keye 3213
11. Byron Beck 3016
12. Goose Ligon 2999
13. Willie Wise 2942
14. John Beasley 2898
15. Wil Jones 2828
16. Gene Moore 2798
17. Ira Harge 2733
18. Warren Davis 2717
19. Cincinnatus Powell 2643
20. Trooper Washington 2640
21. Stew Johnson 2637
22. Mike Lewis 2542
23. Zelmo Beaty* 2523
24. George McGinnis 2514
25. Rich Jones 2493
26. Dave Robisch 2359
27. Randy Denton 2210
28. Darnell Hillman 2194
29. Swen Nater 2159
30. Caldwell Jones 2143
31. Warren Jabali 2102
32. Roger Brown* 2092
33. George Carter 2062
34. Ron Boone 2052
35. Les Hunter 2023
36. Tom Owens 1871
37. Manny Leaks 1866
38. Larry Kenon 1818
39. Arthur Becker 1744
40. Wendell Ladner 1675
41. Randolph Mahaffey 1674
42. Doug Moe 1665
43. Jimmy Jones 1601
44. Larry Miller 1499
45. Louie Dampier* 1496
46. Walter Simon 1489
47. Donald Sidle 1446
48. Steve Jones 1410
49. Fatty Taylor 1394
50. Ralph Simpson 1393
51. Lee Davis 1380
52. George Gervin* 1365
53. Freddie Lewis 1322
54. Marvin Barnes 1245
55. Coby Dietrick 1228
56. George Peeples 1226
57. Rick Barry* 1223
58. Maurice Lucas 1207
59. Larry Jones 1179
60. Goo Kennedy 1159
61. Mike Green 1149
62. Craig Raymond 1147
63. Frank Card 1124
64. Spencer Haywood* 1104
65. Ronald Franz 1090
66. Wayne Hightower 1085
67. Mack Calvin 1080
68. Ed Johnson 1062
69. George Stone 1053
70. Ed Manning 1047
71. Billy Cunningham* 1017
72. Bobby Jones 1012
73. Tim Bassett 1005
74. John Brisker 1003
75. Donnie Freeman 984
76. Willard Sojourner 978
77. Moses Malone* 971
78. Joe Caldwell 967
79. Julian Hammond 953
80. Mike Jackson 950
81. James Silas 948
82. Connie Hawkins* 944
83. Skip Thoren 939
84. Glen Combs 905
85. Jim Chones 897
  Gene Littles 897
87. Mike Gale 893
88. Marv Roberts 888
89. Bill Melchionni 859
90. Bob Warren 858
91. Simmie Hill 848
92. Chuck Williams 847
93. Bill Keller 834
94. Dan Anderson 828
95. Ted McClain 827
96. Len Elmore 824
97. Willie Long 816
98. John Smith 812
99. Neil Johnson 785
100. Billy Knight 762
101. George Thompson 757
102. Collis Jones 749
103. Sonny Dove 719
104. Willie Murrell 711
105. Don Buse 703
106. Gary Bradds 687
107. Rich Niemann 682
108. Sam Smith 681
109. Jim Ard 680
110. Gus Gerard 669
111. Oliver Taylor 661
112. Joe Hamilton 654
113. Darel Carrier 653
114. Jim McDaniels 649
115. Ronald Thomas 638
116. Jim Hadnot 633
117. David Vaughn 629
118. Lonnie Wright 618
  George Irvine 618
120. Bob Verga 615
121. Jackie Moreland 605
122. Al Smith 604
123. Dave Lattin 601
124. Ray Scott 591
125. Johnny Neumann 576
126. Charles Edge 567
127. Larry Brown* 565
128. George Adams 560
129. Bob Bedell 547
130. Ollie Darden 538
131. Mervin Jackson 530
132. Jan Van Breda Kolff 529
133. Levern Tart 525
134. Keith Swagerty 501
135. Kendall Rhine 497
136. Charlie Scott 488
137. Brian Taylor 486
138. Charles Williams 484
139. Travis Grant 482
140. Skeeter Swift 477
141. Bill McGill 475
142. Al Cueto 460
143. Dave Twardzik 456
144. Kim Hughes 434
145. Jimmy O'Brien 433
146. John Roche 420
147. George Lehmann 415
148. Hank Whitney 414
149. Bo Lamar 408
150. Tommie Bowens 401
151. Jeffrey Congdon 384
152. Roger Brown 373
153. Bird Averitt 369
154. Walter Piatkowski 363
  John Williamson 363
156. Jim Bradley 356
157. Mike Barr 355
158. Al Tucker 347
159. Mark Olberding 346
160. Samuel Robinson 345
161. Charles Beasley 342
162. Chuck Terry 338
  George Johnson 338
164. Tom Hoover 327
  Johnny Baum 327
166. Wayne Chapman 318
167. Mike Barrett 315
168. Mike Butler 311
169. Rick Mount 308
170. David Thompson* 297
171. Art Heyman 295
172. Jim Caldwell 290
173. Al Skinner 289
174. M.L. Carr 288
175. Mel Bennett 277
176. Arvesta Kelly 274
177. Claude Terry 268
  Will Frazier 268
179. Carl Fuller 249
180. George Karl 246
  Scott English 246
182. Larry Cannon 244
183. Charles Hentz 238
184. Bill Bunting 237
  Dennis Hamilton 237
186. Bud Olsen 234
187. Bruce Seals 233
188. Henry Logan 231
189. Ben Warley 227
190. William Franklin 226
191. Paul Ruffner 225
  Mike Pratt 225
193. Dennis Grey 223
194. Maurice McHartley 219
195. Stephen Chubin 214
196. George Tinsley 208
197. Barry Orms 207
198. George Sutor 205
199. Kevin Joyce 204
200. Luther Green 200
201. Luther Rackley 197
202. Ronnie Robinson 195
203. Joe Kennedy 193
  John Barnhill 193
205. Willie Somerset 191
206. Donald Dee 188
207. Ron Perry 187
208. Dennis Wuycik 186
  Billy Schaeffer 186
210. Patrick McFarland 184
211. Riney Lochmann 183
212. Barry Parkhill 182
213. Lonnie Lynn 175
214. Lionel Billingy 173
  Ronald Taylor 173
  Jerry Chambers 173
217. Tom Workman 172
  Len Chappell 172
  Bernie Williams 172
220. Tom Thacker 171
221. Lamar Green 169
  Andrew Anderson 169
223. Mike Maloy 168
224. Garfield Smith 166
225. Leary Lentz 163
226. Gus Johnson* 160
227. Gary Gregor 159
228. Larry Bunce 158
229. Don Carlos 157
230. Daniel Sparks 156
231. Billy Shepherd 153
  Joe DePre 153
233. Dan Hester 151
234. Larry Finch 149
235. Tony Jackson 141
236. Shaler Halimon 136
237. Chico Vaughn 132
238. Dan Roundfield 128
  Pierre Russell 128
  Stephen Vacendak 128
241. Lloyd Batts 126
242. John Clawson 124
  Jasper Wilson 124
244. Bobby Croft 123
245. Charles Jordan 122
246. Don Chaney 121
247. Don Adams 119
248. Calvin Fowler 116
  Mel Peterson 116
250. Darrell Elston 115

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