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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Blocks

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Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).
Blocks data is complete from 1973-74 on, but we have a small number of season totals prior to that year that may or may not be included in these records

NBA/ABA

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. David Robinson* 2954
7. Patrick Ewing* 2894
8. Tim Duncan 2791
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. Larry Nance 2027
20. Kevin Garnett 2010
21. Theo Ratliff 1968
22. Julius Erving* 1941
23. Moses Malone* 1889
24. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
25. Elton Brand 1795
26. Elvin Hayes* 1771
27. Kevin McHale* 1690
28. Dwight Howard 1658
29. Vlade Divac 1631
30. Herb Williams 1605
31. Elden Campbell 1602
32. Benoit Benjamin 1581
33. Josh Smith 1550
34. Wayne Cooper 1535
35. Samuel Dalembert 1505
36. Pau Gasol 1484
37. Alton Lister 1473
38. Andrei Kirilenko 1461
39. Rasheed Wallace 1460
40. Billy Paultz 1457
41. Hot Rod Williams 1456
42. Mark West 1403
43. Erick Dampier 1398
44. Clifford Robinson 1390
45. Terry Tyler 1342
46. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
47. Bobby Jones 1319
48. Greg Ostertag 1293
49. Shawn Kemp 1279
50. Dale Davis 1270
51. James Donaldson 1267
52. Harvey Catchings 1226
53. Shawn Marion 1206
54. Chris Webber 1200
55. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
57. Elmore Smith 1183
58. Sam Lacey 1160
  Dan Roundfield 1160
60. Bob McAdoo* 1147
61. Karl Malone* 1145
62. Horace Grant 1136
63. Charles Jones 1134
64. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
65. Tyson Chandler 1118
66. P.J. Brown 1116
67. Rik Smits 1111
68. Antonio McDyess 1102
69. Bob Lanier* 1100
  Buck Williams 1100
71. Brendan Haywood 1099
  Andrew Lang 1099
73. Dirk Nowitzki 1095
74. Ervin Johnson 1087
75. Thurl Bailey 1086
76. Mychal Thompson 1073
77. Derrick Coleman 1051
78. Jack Sikma 1048
79. George Gervin* 1047
80. Robert Horry 1035
81. Bill Walton* 1034
82. Chris Dudley 1027
83. Darryl Dawkins 1023
84. Rick Mahorn 1007
85. Serge Ibaka 997
86. Mike Gminski 989
87. John Salley 983
88. Emeka Okafor 978
89. Amar'e Stoudemire 975
90. LaSalle Thompson 972
91. Bill Laimbeer 965
92. Scottie Pippen* 947
93. Rasho Nesterovic 934
94. Sam Perkins 933
95. Al Jefferson 929
96. Antoine Carr 925
97. Yao Ming 920
98. Raef LaFrentz 919
99. Chris Andersen 910
100. Sam Bowie 909
101. Shane Battier 906
102. Michael Jordan* 893
103. Lamar Odom 892
104. Antonio Davis 889
105. Charles Barkley* 888
106. Roy Hinson 882
107. Marvin Webster 881
108. Chris Kaman 876
109. Chris Bosh 873
110. Rony Seikaly 872
111. Joe Smith 868
112. James Edwards 867
113. Roy Hibbert 865
114. Kenyon Martin 858
115. Kendrick Perkins 850
116. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
118. Kurt Thomas 841
119. Danny Schayes 840
120. Joel Przybilla 836
121. Alex English* 833
122. Andrew Bogut 818
123. Joe Meriweather 810
124. Alvan Adams 808
125. Tracy McGrady 807
126. Jerome Kersey 799
127. Vin Baker 798
128. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
130. Jon Koncak 791
131. Charles Smith 789
132. Darnell Hillman 782
133. Gar Heard 780
134. Jim Chones 774
135. Duane Causwell 767
136. Oliver Miller 758
137. Larry Bird* 755
138. Pervis Ellison 752
  Mike Green 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
142. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
144. Rich Kelley 749
145. Vince Carter 744
146. Dave Greenwood 736
147. Ron Harper 729
148. Michael Cage 725
149. Clyde Drexler* 719
150. Clemon Johnson 717
151. Tony Battie 713
152. DeAndre Jordan 712
153. Joakim Noah 700
154. Paul Pierce 699
155. Michael Olowokandi 697
156. Dwyane Wade 696
  Kurt Nimphius 696
158. Jim McIlvaine 691
159. Kelvin Cato 685
160. Stromile Swift 683
161. Gerald Wallace 677
162. LeBron James 675
  Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
165. Len Elmore 674
166. Marc Gasol 671
167. Bill Cartwright 668
168. JaVale McGee 665
169. Maurice Lucas 659
170. Andrew Bynum 657
171. Olden Polynice 651
172. Terry Cummings 650
173. Dominique Wilkins* 642
174. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
176. Nazr Mohammed 634
177. Mickey Johnson 632
178. DeSagana Diop 630
179. Spencer Haywood 629
180. Tom Chambers 627
181. James Worthy* 624
  David West 624
183. Kobe Bryant 620
184. Kevin Kunnert 616
185. Darko Milicic 613
186. Derrick McKey 611
187. Armen Gilliam 607
188. Nene Hilario 605
189. Jamaal Magloire 603
190. Brook Lopez 598
  Paul Millsap 598
192. Cliff Levingston 593
  Ronny Turiaf 593
194. Brad Miller 592
195. Tom Burleson 591
196. LaMarcus Aldridge 590
  Greg Anderson 590
198. Kent Benson 586
199. Andris Biedrins 580
  Eddie Jones 580
201. Amir Johnson 578
202. Grant Hill 576
203. Lorenzen Wright 572
204. Keon Clark 571
205. Orlando Woolridge 569
206. Brian Grant 561
207. Lonnie Shelton 559
208. Nate Thurmond* 553
209. Kermit Washington 550
210. Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
212. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
214. Spencer Hawes 542
215. Rashard Lewis 541
216. Chris Morris 540
217. Aaron Williams 539
218. Felton Spencer 534
219. Marcin Gortat 533
220. Dan Issel* 532
  Brian Skinner 532
222. Dennis Rodman* 531
223. Steve Johnson 530
224. Kevin Durant 529
225. Will Perdue 527
226. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
228. Michael Cooper 523
229. James Bailey 521
230. Coby Dietrick 520
231. Eddie Griffin 518
232. Truck Robinson 510
  Jim Brewer 510
234. David Thompson* 509
  Metta World Peace 509
236. Mark Blount 508
237. Brad Lohaus 503
238. Kim Hughes 502
239. Otis Thorpe 501
240. Wayman Tisdale 500
241. Sean Rooks 499
242. Rudy Gay 498
243. Darius Miles 495
244. Arvydas Sabonis* 494
245. Rodney McCray 493
  Taj Gibson 493
247. Tom Gugliotta 492
248. Dave Cowens* 488
249. Blair Rasmussen 484
250. Al Horford 478
  Mike Bantom 478

NBA

Rank Player BLK
1. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3830
2. Dikembe Mutombo 3289
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3189
4. Mark Eaton 3064
5. David Robinson* 2954
6. Patrick Ewing* 2894
7. Tim Duncan 2791
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. Larry Nance 2027
18. Kevin Garnett 2010
19. Theo Ratliff 1968
20. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
21. Elton Brand 1795
22. Elvin Hayes* 1771
23. Artis Gilmore* 1747
24. Moses Malone* 1733
25. Kevin McHale* 1690
26. Dwight Howard 1658
27. Vlade Divac 1631
28. Herb Williams 1605
29. Elden Campbell 1602
30. Benoit Benjamin 1581
31. Josh Smith 1550
32. Wayne Cooper 1535
33. Caldwell Jones 1517
34. Samuel Dalembert 1505
35. Pau Gasol 1484
36. Alton Lister 1473
37. Andrei Kirilenko 1461
38. Rasheed Wallace 1460
39. Hot Rod Williams 1456
40. Mark West 1403
41. Erick Dampier 1398
42. Clifford Robinson 1390
43. Terry Tyler 1342
44. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
45. Greg Ostertag 1293
  Julius Erving* 1293
47. Shawn Kemp 1279
48. Dale Davis 1270
49. James Donaldson 1267
50. Harvey Catchings 1226
51. Shawn Marion 1206
52. Chris Webber 1200
53. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
55. Elmore Smith 1183
56. Sam Lacey 1160
57. Bob McAdoo* 1147
58. Karl Malone* 1145
59. Horace Grant 1136
60. Charles Jones 1134
61. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
62. Tyson Chandler 1118
63. Dan Roundfield 1117
64. P.J. Brown 1116
65. Rik Smits 1111
66. Antonio McDyess 1102
67. Buck Williams 1100
  Bob Lanier* 1100
69. Brendan Haywood 1099
  Andrew Lang 1099
71. Dirk Nowitzki 1095
72. Ervin Johnson 1087
73. Thurl Bailey 1086
74. Mychal Thompson 1073
75. Derrick Coleman 1051
76. Jack Sikma 1048
77. Robert Horry 1035
78. Bill Walton* 1034
79. Chris Dudley 1027
80. Darryl Dawkins 1023
81. Rick Mahorn 1007
82. Serge Ibaka 997
83. Mike Gminski 989
84. John Salley 983
85. Bobby Jones 982
86. Emeka Okafor 978
87. Amar'e Stoudemire 975
88. LaSalle Thompson 972
89. Bill Laimbeer 965
90. Scottie Pippen* 947
91. Rasho Nesterovic 934
92. Sam Perkins 933
93. Al Jefferson 929
94. Antoine Carr 925
95. Yao Ming 920
96. Raef LaFrentz 919
97. Chris Andersen 910
98. Sam Bowie 909
99. Shane Battier 906
100. Michael Jordan* 893
101. Lamar Odom 892
102. Antonio Davis 889
103. Charles Barkley* 888
104. Roy Hinson 882
105. Chris Kaman 876
106. Chris Bosh 873
107. Rony Seikaly 872
108. Joe Smith 868
109. James Edwards 867
110. Roy Hibbert 865
111. Kenyon Martin 858
112. Kendrick Perkins 850
113. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
115. Kurt Thomas 841
116. Danny Schayes 840
117. Joel Przybilla 836
118. Alex English* 833
119. Marvin Webster 829
120. Andrew Bogut 818
121. Joe Meriweather 810
122. Alvan Adams 808
123. Tracy McGrady 807
124. Jerome Kersey 799
125. Vin Baker 798
126. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
128. Jon Koncak 791
129. Charles Smith 789
130. Gar Heard 780
131. Duane Causwell 767
132. Oliver Miller 758
133. Larry Bird* 755
134. Pervis Ellison 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
137. Randy Breuer 750
  Kevin Willis 750
139. Rich Kelley 749
140. Vince Carter 744
141. Dave Greenwood 736
142. Ron Harper 729
143. Michael Cage 725
144. Clyde Drexler* 719
145. Clemon Johnson 717
146. Tony Battie 713
147. DeAndre Jordan 712
148. Billy Paultz 706
149. Joakim Noah 700
150. Paul Pierce 699
151. Michael Olowokandi 697
152. Kurt Nimphius 696
  Dwyane Wade 696
154. Jim McIlvaine 691
155. Kelvin Cato 685
156. Stromile Swift 683
157. Gerald Wallace 677
158. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
  LeBron James 675
161. Marc Gasol 671
162. George Gervin* 670
163. Bill Cartwright 668
164. JaVale McGee 665
165. Andrew Bynum 657
166. Olden Polynice 651
167. Terry Cummings 650
168. Jim Chones 643
169. Dominique Wilkins* 642
170. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
  Clifford Ray 638
172. Nazr Mohammed 634
173. Mickey Johnson 632
174. DeSagana Diop 630
175. Spencer Haywood 629
176. Tom Chambers 627
177. James Worthy* 624
  David West 624
179. Kobe Bryant 620
180. Kevin Kunnert 616
181. Darko Milicic 613
182. Derrick McKey 611
183. Armen Gilliam 607
184. Nene Hilario 605
185. Jamaal Magloire 603
186. Brook Lopez 598
  Paul Millsap 598
188. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Cliff Levingston 593
190. Brad Miller 592
191. Tom Burleson 591
192. LaMarcus Aldridge 590
  Greg Anderson 590
194. Kent Benson 586
195. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
197. Amir Johnson 578
198. Grant Hill 576
199. Lorenzen Wright 572
200. Keon Clark 571
201. Orlando Woolridge 569
202. Brian Grant 561
203. Lonnie Shelton 559
204. Nate Thurmond* 553
205. Kermit Washington 550
206. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
208. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
210. Spencer Hawes 542
211. Rashard Lewis 541
212. Chris Morris 540
213. Aaron Williams 539
214. Maurice Lucas 538
215. Felton Spencer 534
216. Marcin Gortat 533
217. Brian Skinner 532
218. Dennis Rodman* 531
219. Steve Johnson 530
220. Kevin Durant 529
221. Will Perdue 527
222. Marques Johnson 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
224. Michael Cooper 523
225. James Bailey 521
226. Eddie Griffin 518
227. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
229. Metta World Peace 509
230. Mark Blount 508
231. Brad Lohaus 503
232. Otis Thorpe 501
233. Wayman Tisdale 500
234. Sean Rooks 499
235. Rudy Gay 498
236. Darius Miles 495
237. Arvydas Sabonis* 494
238. Rodney McCray 493
  Taj Gibson 493
240. Tom Gugliotta 492
241. Dave Cowens* 488
242. Blair Rasmussen 484
243. Mike Bantom 478
  Al Horford 478
245. LaPhonso Ellis 477
246. John Gianelli 476
247. Danny Granger 475
248. Tayshaun Prince 471
249. Antoine Walker 469
250. Robin Lopez 466

ABA

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. Rich Jones 66
  Don Buse 66
48. Red Robbins 65
49. Johnny Neumann 63
  Al Skinner 63
  Mike Jackson 63
  Ted McClain 63
53. Jim Bradley 62
54. George Adams 59
  Willie Wise 59
56. Ralph Simpson 54
57. Bob Netolicky 52
  Billy Knight 52
  Marvin Webster 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. Cincinnatus Powell 40
  Stew Johnson 40
73. Ronald Thomas 39
74. Donnie Freeman 37
  Mark Olberding 37
76. Chuck Williams 36
  Don Chaney 36
78. Kevin Joyce 34
79. Jimmy Jones 32
  Roy Ebron 32
81. Barry Parkhill 30
82. Warren Jabali 29
83. George Irvine 28
  Bob Warren 28
85. Ed Manning 27
  Bo Lamar 27
  Goo Kennedy 27
88. Jim O'Brien 26
89. Mike Barr 25
  Lamar Green 25
  Jim Ard 25
92. George Thompson 24
93. John Roche 23
94. Dave Twardzik 22
  Steve Jones 22
96. Gene Littles 21
  Freddie Lewis 21
  Billy Cunningham* 21
99. Donald Washington 20
  Bill Melchionni 20
  Billy Schaeffer 20
  Scott English 20
  George Karl 20
104. Billy Shepherd 19
  Marv Roberts 19
106. Jim McDaniels 17
107. Simmie Hill 16
  Johnny Baum 16
  Aulcie Perry 16
  Mack Calvin 16
111. Mike D'Antoni 14
  Chuck Terry 14
113. Charles Jordan 13
  Glen Combs 13
  Willie Long 13
116. Al Smith 12
  Patrick McFarland 12
118. Bill Keller 11
119. Claude Terry 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Fly Williams 10
  John Beasley 10
  Henry Ward 10
  Steve Green 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
126. Ticky Burden 9
  Don Adams 9
  James Foster 9
  Wilbert Robinson 9
  Ronnie Robinson 9
  Goose Ligon 9
  Mike Flynn 9
  Darrell Elston 9
134. Allen Murphy 8
  Rudy Hackett 8
  Rick Mount 8
137. Larry Finch 7
  Joe Reaves 7
  Wendell Ladner 7
140. Oliver Taylor 6
  Billy Harris 6
  Larry Miller 6
  Harry Rogers 6
  Terry Driscoll 6
  Lloyd Batts 6
  Paul Stovall 6
147. Joe Hamilton 5
  Monte Towe 5
  Joby Wright 5
  William Franklin 5
  Dennis Wuycik 5
  Jimmy Conner 5
153. Collis Temple 4
  George Lehmann 4
  Hank Williams 4
  Stan Love 4
157. Rick Darnell 3
  Wali Jones 3
  Sam Cash 3
  Jerry Chambers 3
  Jimmie Baker 3
  George Bucci 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
164. Bob Arnzen 2
  Bob Nash 2
  Allan Bristow 2
  Dwaine Dillard 2
  Ron King 2
  Flynn Robinson 2
170. Nathaniel Barnett 1
  Kenneth Gardner 1
  Mo Layton 1
  Gary Gregor 1
  Bill Higgins 1
  Tom Ingelsby 1
176. Skeeter Swift 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Billy James 0
  Bernie Fryer 0
  Skip Wise 0
  Jerry Pender 0
  Art Williams 0
  Wayne Pack 0
  Mike Lewis 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Greg Lee 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Bob Lackey 0
  Milt Williams 0
  Ken Smith 0
  Bernie Williams 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Rich Rinaldi 0
  Reggie Royals 0
  Roy McPipe 0
  Bill Newton 0