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. Moses Malone* 1889
24. Dwight Howard 1858
25. Elton Brand 1828
26. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
27. Pau Gasol 1800
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. Mark West 1403
43. Erick Dampier 1398
44. Clifford Robinson 1390
45. Serge Ibaka 1343
46. Terry Tyler 1342
47. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
48. Bobby Jones 1319
49. Greg Ostertag 1293
50. Shawn Kemp 1279
51. Dale Davis 1270
52. James Donaldson 1267
53. Tyson Chandler 1259
54. Shawn Marion 1233
55. Harvey Catchings 1226
56. Chris Webber 1200
57. Adonal Foyle 1193
  Bo Outlaw 1193
59. Dirk Nowitzki 1183
  Elmore Smith 1183
61. Dan Roundfield 1160
  Sam Lacey 1160
63. Bob McAdoo* 1147
64. Karl Malone* 1145
65. Horace Grant 1136
66. Charles Jones 1134
67. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
68. P.J. Brown 1116
69. Roy Hibbert 1115
70. DeAndre Jordan 1111
  Rik Smits 1111
72. Brendan Haywood 1109
73. Antonio McDyess 1102
74. Bob Lanier* 1100
  Buck Williams 1100
76. Andrew Lang 1099
77. Ervin Johnson 1087
78. Thurl Bailey 1086
79. Mychal Thompson 1073
80. Al Jefferson 1060
81. Andrew Bogut 1059
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. Mike Gminski 989
92. Chris Andersen 988
93. John Salley 983
94. Emeka Okafor 978
95. LaSalle Thompson 972
96. Bill Laimbeer 965
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
  Marc Gasol 909
107. Shane Battier 906
108. Kendrick Perkins 903
109. Michael Jordan* 893
110. Lamar Odom 892
111. Antonio Davis 889
112. Charles Barkley* 888
113. Roy Hinson 882
114. Marvin Webster 881
115. Brook Lopez 880
116. Rony Seikaly 872
117. Joe Smith 868
118. James Edwards 867
119. Kenyon Martin 864
120. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
122. Kurt Thomas 841
123. Danny Schayes 840
124. Joel Przybilla 836
125. Alex English* 833
126. Paul Millsap 824
127. Joakim Noah 817
128. Joe Meriweather 810
129. Alvan Adams 808
130. Tracy McGrady 807
131. Jerome Kersey 799
132. Vin Baker 798
133. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
135. Jon Koncak 791
136. Charles Smith 789
137. LeBron James 782
  Darnell Hillman 782
139. Vince Carter 781
140. Gar Heard 780
141. Jim Chones 774
142. Dwyane Wade 772
143. Duane Causwell 767
144. Marcin Gortat 764
145. Oliver Miller 758
  LaMarcus Aldridge 758
147. Larry Bird* 755
148. Pervis Ellison 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Mike Green 752
  Danny Manning 752
152. Randy Breuer 750
  Kevin Willis 750
154. Rich Kelley 749
155. Paul Pierce 742
156. David West 738
157. Dave Greenwood 736
158. Amir Johnson 733
159. Ron Harper 729
160. Al Horford 728
161. Michael Cage 725
162. JaVale McGee 724
163. Robin Lopez 719
  Clyde Drexler* 719
165. Clemon Johnson 717
166. Tony Battie 713
167. Michael Olowokandi 697
168. Kurt Nimphius 696
169. Jim McIlvaine 691
170. Anthony Davis 685
  Kelvin Cato 685
172. Stromile Swift 683
173. Gerald Wallace 681
174. Kevin Durant 676
175. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
177. Len Elmore 674
178. Bill Cartwright 668
179. Taj Gibson 667
180. Nene Hilario 663
181. Maurice Lucas 659
182. Andrew Bynum 657
183. Olden Polynice 651
184. Terry Cummings 650
185. Dominique Wilkins* 642
186. Kobe Bryant 640
187. Nazr Mohammed 639
188. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
190. Spencer Hawes 637
191. Mickey Johnson 632
192. DeSagana Diop 630
193. Spencer Haywood* 629
194. Tom Chambers 627
195. James Worthy* 624
196. Kevin Kunnert 616
197. Darko Milicic 613
198. Derrick McKey 611
199. Bismack Biyombo 607
  Armen Gilliam 607
201. Rudy Gay 604
202. Jamaal Magloire 603
203. Derrick Favors 596
204. Cliff Levingston 593
  Ronny Turiaf 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. Lorenzen Wright 572
214. Keon Clark 571
215. Orlando Woolridge 569
216. Brian Grant 561
217. Lonnie Shelton 559
218. Nate Thurmond* 553
219. Kermit Washington 550
220. Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
222. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
224. Rashard Lewis 541
225. Chris Morris 540
226. Aaron Williams 539
227. Felton Spencer 534
228. Dan Issel* 532
  Brian Skinner 532
230. Dennis Rodman* 531
231. Steve Johnson 530
232. Will Perdue 527
233. Joel Anthony 525
  Marques Johnson 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
236. Michael Cooper 523
237. Metta World Peace 522
238. James Bailey 521
239. Coby Dietrick 520
240. Andre Drummond 519
241. Eddie Griffin 518
242. DeMarcus Cousins 514
243. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
245. David Thompson* 509
246. Mark Blount 508
247. Brad Lohaus 503
248. Kim Hughes 502
249. Boris Diaw 501
  Otis Thorpe 501

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 1858
21. Elton Brand 1828
22. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
23. Pau Gasol 1800
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. Mark West 1403
41. Erick Dampier 1398
42. Clifford Robinson 1390
43. Serge Ibaka 1343
44. Terry Tyler 1342
45. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
46. Julius Erving* 1293
  Greg Ostertag 1293
48. Shawn Kemp 1279
49. Dale Davis 1270
50. James Donaldson 1267
51. Tyson Chandler 1259
52. Shawn Marion 1233
53. Harvey Catchings 1226
54. Chris Webber 1200
55. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
57. Dirk Nowitzki 1183
  Elmore Smith 1183
59. Sam Lacey 1160
60. Bob McAdoo* 1147
61. Karl Malone* 1145
62. Horace Grant 1136
63. Charles Jones 1134
64. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
65. Dan Roundfield 1117
66. P.J. Brown 1116
67. Roy Hibbert 1115
68. DeAndre Jordan 1111
  Rik Smits 1111
70. Brendan Haywood 1109
71. Antonio McDyess 1102
72. Buck Williams 1100
  Bob Lanier* 1100
74. Andrew Lang 1099
75. Ervin Johnson 1087
76. Thurl Bailey 1086
77. Mychal Thompson 1073
78. Al Jefferson 1060
79. Andrew Bogut 1059
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. Mike Gminski 989
89. Chris Andersen 988
90. John Salley 983
91. Bobby Jones 982
92. Emeka Okafor 978
93. LaSalle Thompson 972
94. Bill Laimbeer 965
95. Scottie Pippen* 947
96. Rasho Nesterovic 934
97. Sam Perkins 933
98. Chris Bosh 932
99. Chris Kaman 931
100. Antoine Carr 925
101. Yao Ming* 920
102. Raef LaFrentz 919
103. Sam Bowie 909
  Marc Gasol 909
105. Shane Battier 906
106. Kendrick Perkins 903
107. Michael Jordan* 893
108. Lamar Odom 892
109. Antonio Davis 889
110. Charles Barkley* 888
111. Roy Hinson 882
112. Brook Lopez 880
113. Rony Seikaly 872
114. Joe Smith 868
115. James Edwards 867
116. Kenyon Martin 864
117. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
119. Kurt Thomas 841
120. Danny Schayes 840
121. Joel Przybilla 836
122. Alex English* 833
123. Marvin Webster 829
124. Paul Millsap 824
125. Joakim Noah 817
126. Joe Meriweather 810
127. Alvan Adams 808
128. Tracy McGrady 807
129. Jerome Kersey 799
130. Vin Baker 798
131. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
133. Jon Koncak 791
134. Charles Smith 789
135. LeBron James 782
136. Vince Carter 781
137. Gar Heard 780
138. Dwyane Wade 772
139. Duane Causwell 767
140. Marcin Gortat 764
141. Oliver Miller 758
  LaMarcus Aldridge 758
143. Larry Bird* 755
144. Pervis Ellison 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Danny Manning 752
147. Randy Breuer 750
  Kevin Willis 750
149. Rich Kelley 749
150. Paul Pierce 742
151. David West 738
152. Dave Greenwood 736
153. Amir Johnson 733
154. Ron Harper 729
155. Al Horford 728
156. Michael Cage 725
157. JaVale McGee 724
158. Clyde Drexler* 719
  Robin Lopez 719
160. Clemon Johnson 717
161. Tony Battie 713
162. Billy Paultz 706
163. Michael Olowokandi 697
164. Kurt Nimphius 696
165. Jim McIlvaine 691
166. Kelvin Cato 685
  Anthony Davis 685
168. Stromile Swift 683
169. Gerald Wallace 681
170. Kevin Durant 676
171. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
173. George Gervin* 670
174. Bill Cartwright 668
175. Taj Gibson 667
176. Nene Hilario 663
177. Andrew Bynum 657
178. Olden Polynice 651
179. Terry Cummings 650
180. Jim Chones 643
181. Dominique Wilkins* 642
182. Kobe Bryant 640
183. Nazr Mohammed 639
184. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
186. Spencer Hawes 637
187. Mickey Johnson 632
188. DeSagana Diop 630
189. Spencer Haywood* 629
190. Tom Chambers 627
191. James Worthy* 624
192. Kevin Kunnert 616
193. Darko Milicic 613
194. Derrick McKey 611
195. Armen Gilliam 607
  Bismack Biyombo 607
197. Rudy Gay 604
198. Jamaal Magloire 603
199. Derrick Favors 596
200. Cliff Levingston 593
  Ronny Turiaf 593
202. Brad Miller 592
203. Tom Burleson 591
204. Greg Anderson 590
205. Kent Benson 586
206. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
208. Grant Hill 576
209. Lorenzen Wright 572
210. Keon Clark 571
211. Orlando Woolridge 569
212. Brian Grant 561
213. Lonnie Shelton 559
214. Nate Thurmond* 553
215. Kermit Washington 550
216. Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
218. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
220. Rashard Lewis 541
221. Chris Morris 540
222. Aaron Williams 539
223. Maurice Lucas 538
224. Felton Spencer 534
225. Brian Skinner 532
226. Dennis Rodman* 531
227. Steve Johnson 530
228. Will Perdue 527
229. Marques Johnson 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
  Joel Anthony 525
232. Michael Cooper 523
233. Metta World Peace 522
234. James Bailey 521
235. Andre Drummond 519
236. Eddie Griffin 518
237. DeMarcus Cousins 514
238. Truck Robinson 510
  Jim Brewer 510
240. Mark Blount 508
241. Brad Lohaus 503
242. Otis Thorpe 501
  Boris Diaw 501
244. Wayman Tisdale 500
  Tayshaun Prince 500
246. Sean Rooks 499
247. Channing Frye 495
  Darius Miles 495
249. Arvydas Sabonis* 494
250. Rodney McCray 493

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. Rich Jones 66
  Don Buse 66
48. Red Robbins 65
49. Johnny Neumann 63
  Al Skinner 63
  Ted McClain 63
  Mike Jackson 63
53. Jim Bradley 62
54. Willie Wise 59
  George Adams 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. Mel Bennett 47
  Fatty Taylor 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. Don Chaney 36
  Chuck Williams 36
78. Kevin Joyce 34
79. Jimmy Jones 32
  Roy Ebron 32
81. Barry Parkhill 30
82. Warren Jabali 29
83. Bob Warren 28
  George Irvine 28
85. Ed Manning 27
  Bo Lamar 27
  Goo Kennedy 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. Dave Twardzik 22
  Steve Jones 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. Marv Roberts 19
  Billy Shepherd 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. Al Smith 12
  Patrick McFarland 12
118. Bill Keller 11
119. Steve Green 10
  Henry Ward 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
  Claude Terry 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Fly Williams 10
  John Beasley 10
126. Darrell Elston 9
  Ticky Burden 9
  Don Adams 9
  Jimmy Foster 9
  Wilbert Robinson 9
  Ronnie Robinson 9
  Mike Flynn 9
  Goose Ligon 9
134. Rick Mount 8
  Allen Murphy 8
  Rudy Hackett 8
137. Wendell Ladner 7
  Joe Reaves 7
  Larry Finch 7
140. Lloyd Batts 6
  Paul Stovall 6
  Billy Harris 6
  Oliver Taylor 6
  Larry Miller 6
  Harry Rogers 6
  Terry Driscoll 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
  Rick Darnell 3
  Jerry Chambers 3
164. Allan Bristow 2
  Dwaine Dillard 2
  Ron King 2
  Bob Nash 2
  Flynn Robinson 2
  Bob Arnzen 2
170. Tom Ingelsby 1
  Nathaniel Barnett 1
  Kenneth Gardner 1
  Mo Layton 1
  Gary Gregor 1
  Bill Higgins 1
176. Ken Smith 0
  Mike Lewis 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Bill Newton 0
  Rich Rinaldi 0
  Reggie Royals 0
  Roy McPipe 0
  Greg Lee 0
  Milt Williams 0
  Bob Lackey 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Billy James 0
  Art Williams 0
  Bernie Fryer 0
  Skip Wise 0
  Skeeter Swift 0
  Jerry Pender 0
  Wayne Pack 0
  Bernie Williams 0
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