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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 2848
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 2015
21. Theo Ratliff 1968
22. Julius Erving* 1941
23. Moses Malone* 1889
24. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
25. Elton Brand 1800
26. Elvin Hayes* 1771
27. Dwight Howard 1692
28. Kevin McHale* 1690
29. Vlade Divac 1631
30. Herb Williams 1605
31. Elden Campbell 1602
32. Josh Smith 1598
33. Benoit Benjamin 1581
34. Samuel Dalembert 1546
35. Pau Gasol 1540
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. 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. Shawn Marion 1227
53. Harvey Catchings 1226
54. Chris Webber 1200
55. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
57. Elmore Smith 1183
58. Tyson Chandler 1161
59. Sam Lacey 1160
  Dan Roundfield 1160
61. Bob McAdoo* 1147
62. Karl Malone* 1145
63. Horace Grant 1136
64. Charles Jones 1134
65. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
66. P.J. Brown 1116
67. Rik Smits 1111
68. Dirk Nowitzki 1107
69. Brendan Haywood 1103
70. Antonio McDyess 1102
71. Buck Williams 1100
  Bob Lanier* 1100
73. Andrew Lang 1099
74. Ervin Johnson 1087
75. Thurl Bailey 1086
76. Mychal Thompson 1073
77. Serge Ibaka 1072
78. Derrick Coleman 1051
79. Jack Sikma 1048
80. George Gervin* 1047
81. Robert Horry 1035
82. Bill Walton* 1034
83. Chris Dudley 1027
84. Darryl Dawkins 1023
85. Rick Mahorn 1007
86. Amar'e Stoudemire 1005
87. Mike Gminski 989
88. John Salley 983
89. Emeka Okafor 978
90. LaSalle Thompson 972
91. Bill Laimbeer 965
92. Al Jefferson 963
93. Scottie Pippen* 947
94. Rasho Nesterovic 934
95. Sam Perkins 933
96. Antoine Carr 925
97. Chris Andersen 924
98. Roy Hibbert 922
99. Yao Ming 920
100. Raef LaFrentz 919
101. Sam Bowie 909
102. Shane Battier 906
103. Chris Kaman 903
104. Michael Jordan* 893
105. Chris Bosh 892
  Lamar Odom 892
107. Antonio Davis 889
108. Charles Barkley* 888
109. Roy Hinson 882
110. Marvin Webster 881
111. Kendrick Perkins 873
112. Rony Seikaly 872
113. Joe Smith 868
114. James Edwards 867
115. Andrew Bogut 862
116. Kenyon Martin 858
117. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
119. Kurt Thomas 841
120. Danny Schayes 840
121. Joel Przybilla 836
122. Alex English* 833
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. DeAndre Jordan 785
133. Darnell Hillman 782
134. Gar Heard 780
135. Jim Chones 774
136. Duane Causwell 767
137. Oliver Miller 758
138. Larry Bird* 755
139. Danny Manning 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Mike Green 752
143. Randy Breuer 750
  Kevin Willis 750
145. Rich Kelley 749
146. Vince Carter 748
147. Dave Greenwood 736
148. Joakim Noah 730
149. Ron Harper 729
150. Michael Cage 725
151. Marc Gasol 719
  Clyde Drexler* 719
153. Clemon Johnson 717
154. Tony Battie 713
155. Paul Pierce 711
156. Dwyane Wade 708
157. LeBron James 698
158. Michael Olowokandi 697
159. Kurt Nimphius 696
160. Jim McIlvaine 691
161. Kelvin Cato 685
162. Stromile Swift 683
163. JaVale McGee 681
164. Gerald Wallace 679
165. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
167. Len Elmore 674
168. Bill Cartwright 668
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 637
177. David West 634
178. Mickey Johnson 632
179. DeSagana Diop 630
180. Spencer Haywood 629
181. Tom Chambers 627
  Brook Lopez 627
183. LaMarcus Aldridge 626
184. Kobe Bryant 624
  James Worthy* 624
  Paul Millsap 624
187. Kevin Kunnert 616
188. Nene Hilario 614
189. Darko Milicic 613
190. Derrick McKey 611
191. Armen Gilliam 607
192. Jamaal Magloire 603
193. Amir Johnson 602
194. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Cliff Levingston 593
196. Brad Miller 592
197. Tom Burleson 591
198. Greg Anderson 590
199. Kent Benson 586
200. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
202. Marcin Gortat 576
  Grant Hill 576
204. Lorenzen Wright 572
205. Keon Clark 571
206. Orlando Woolridge 569
207. Brian Grant 561
208. Lonnie Shelton 559
209. Spencer Hawes 558
210. Nate Thurmond* 553
211. Kermit Washington 550
212. Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
214. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
216. Rashard Lewis 541
217. Chris Morris 540
218. Aaron Williams 539
219. Kevin Durant 537
220. Felton Spencer 534
221. Dan Issel* 532
  Brian Skinner 532
223. Dennis Rodman* 531
224. Steve Johnson 530
225. Will Perdue 527
226. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
228. Michael Cooper 523
229. Al Horford 522
230. Taj Gibson 521
  James Bailey 521
232. Coby Dietrick 520
233. Eddie Griffin 518
234. Rudy Gay 514
235. Truck Robinson 510
  Jim Brewer 510
237. Metta World Peace 509
  David Thompson* 509
239. Mark Blount 508
240. Brad Lohaus 503
  Robin Lopez 503
242. Kim Hughes 502
243. Otis Thorpe 501
244. Wayman Tisdale 500
245. Sean Rooks 499
246. Darius Miles 495
247. Arvydas Sabonis* 494
248. Rodney McCray 493
249. Tom Gugliotta 492
250. Dave Cowens* 488

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 2848
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 2015
19. Theo Ratliff 1968
20. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
21. Elton Brand 1800
22. Elvin Hayes* 1771
23. Artis Gilmore* 1747
24. Moses Malone* 1733
25. Dwight Howard 1692
26. Kevin McHale* 1690
27. Vlade Divac 1631
28. Herb Williams 1605
29. Elden Campbell 1602
30. Josh Smith 1598
31. Benoit Benjamin 1581
32. Samuel Dalembert 1546
33. Pau Gasol 1540
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. Terry Tyler 1342
44. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
45. Julius Erving* 1293
  Greg Ostertag 1293
47. Shawn Kemp 1279
48. Dale Davis 1270
49. James Donaldson 1267
50. Shawn Marion 1227
51. Harvey Catchings 1226
52. Chris Webber 1200
53. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
55. Elmore Smith 1183
56. Tyson Chandler 1161
57. Sam Lacey 1160
58. Bob McAdoo* 1147
59. Karl Malone* 1145
60. Horace Grant 1136
61. Charles Jones 1134
62. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
63. Dan Roundfield 1117
64. P.J. Brown 1116
65. Rik Smits 1111
66. Dirk Nowitzki 1107
67. Brendan Haywood 1103
68. Antonio McDyess 1102
69. Bob Lanier* 1100
  Buck Williams 1100
71. Andrew Lang 1099
72. Ervin Johnson 1087
73. Thurl Bailey 1086
74. Mychal Thompson 1073
75. Serge Ibaka 1072
76. Derrick Coleman 1051
77. Jack Sikma 1048
78. Robert Horry 1035
79. Bill Walton* 1034
80. Chris Dudley 1027
81. Darryl Dawkins 1023
82. Rick Mahorn 1007
83. Amar'e Stoudemire 1005
84. Mike Gminski 989
85. John Salley 983
86. Bobby Jones 982
87. Emeka Okafor 978
88. LaSalle Thompson 972
89. Bill Laimbeer 965
90. Al Jefferson 963
91. Scottie Pippen* 947
92. Rasho Nesterovic 934
93. Sam Perkins 933
94. Antoine Carr 925
95. Chris Andersen 924
96. Roy Hibbert 922
97. Yao Ming 920
98. Raef LaFrentz 919
99. Sam Bowie 909
100. Shane Battier 906
101. Chris Kaman 903
102. Michael Jordan* 893
103. Lamar Odom 892
  Chris Bosh 892
105. Antonio Davis 889
106. Charles Barkley* 888
107. Roy Hinson 882
108. Kendrick Perkins 873
109. Rony Seikaly 872
110. Joe Smith 868
111. James Edwards 867
112. Andrew Bogut 862
113. Kenyon Martin 858
114. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
116. Kurt Thomas 841
117. Danny Schayes 840
118. Joel Przybilla 836
119. Alex English* 833
120. Marvin Webster 829
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. DeAndre Jordan 785
131. Gar Heard 780
132. Duane Causwell 767
133. Oliver Miller 758
134. Larry Bird* 755
135. Danny Manning 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
138. Randy Breuer 750
  Kevin Willis 750
140. Rich Kelley 749
141. Vince Carter 748
142. Dave Greenwood 736
143. Joakim Noah 730
144. Ron Harper 729
145. Michael Cage 725
146. Clyde Drexler* 719
  Marc Gasol 719
148. Clemon Johnson 717
149. Tony Battie 713
150. Paul Pierce 711
151. Dwyane Wade 708
152. Billy Paultz 706
153. LeBron James 698
154. Michael Olowokandi 697
155. Kurt Nimphius 696
156. Jim McIlvaine 691
157. Kelvin Cato 685
158. Stromile Swift 683
159. JaVale McGee 681
160. Gerald Wallace 679
161. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
163. George Gervin* 670
164. Bill Cartwright 668
165. Andrew Bynum 657
166. Olden Polynice 651
167. Terry Cummings 650
168. Jim Chones 643
169. Dominique Wilkins* 642
170. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
172. Nazr Mohammed 637
173. David West 634
174. Mickey Johnson 632
175. DeSagana Diop 630
176. Spencer Haywood 629
177. Tom Chambers 627
  Brook Lopez 627
179. LaMarcus Aldridge 626
180. James Worthy* 624
  Paul Millsap 624
  Kobe Bryant 624
183. Kevin Kunnert 616
184. Nene Hilario 614
185. Darko Milicic 613
186. Derrick McKey 611
187. Armen Gilliam 607
188. Jamaal Magloire 603
189. Amir Johnson 602
190. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Cliff Levingston 593
192. Brad Miller 592
193. Tom Burleson 591
194. Greg Anderson 590
195. Kent Benson 586
196. Andris Biedrins 580
  Eddie Jones 580
198. Grant Hill 576
  Marcin Gortat 576
200. Lorenzen Wright 572
201. Keon Clark 571
202. Orlando Woolridge 569
203. Brian Grant 561
204. Lonnie Shelton 559
205. Spencer Hawes 558
206. Nate Thurmond* 553
207. Kermit Washington 550
208. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
210. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
212. Rashard Lewis 541
213. Chris Morris 540
214. Aaron Williams 539
215. Maurice Lucas 538
216. Kevin Durant 537
217. Felton Spencer 534
218. Brian Skinner 532
219. Dennis Rodman* 531
220. Steve Johnson 530
221. Will Perdue 527
222. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
224. Michael Cooper 523
225. Al Horford 522
226. James Bailey 521
  Taj Gibson 521
228. Eddie Griffin 518
229. Rudy Gay 514
230. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
232. Metta World Peace 509
233. Mark Blount 508
234. Robin Lopez 503
  Brad Lohaus 503
236. Otis Thorpe 501
237. Wayman Tisdale 500
238. Sean Rooks 499
239. Darius Miles 495
240. Arvydas Sabonis* 494
241. Rodney McCray 493
242. Tom Gugliotta 492
243. Dave Cowens* 488
244. Blair Rasmussen 484
245. Danny Granger 479
246. Mike Bantom 478
247. LaPhonso Ellis 477
248. John Gianelli 476
249. Tayshaun Prince 475
250. Joel Anthony 469
  Antoine Walker 469

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. Julius Keye 380
  Mike Green 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
  Mike Jackson 63
  Ted McClain 63
  Al Skinner 63
53. Jim Bradley 62
54. Willie Wise 59
  George Adams 59
56. Ralph Simpson 54
57. Billy Knight 52
  Bob Netolicky 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. Bo Lamar 27
  Ed Manning 27
  Goo Kennedy 27
88. Jim O'Brien 26
89. Jim Ard 25
  Mike Barr 25
  Lamar Green 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. Bill Melchionni 20
  Billy Schaeffer 20
  Scott English 20
  George Karl 20
  Donald Washington 20
104. Billy Shepherd 19
  Marv Roberts 19
106. Jim McDaniels 17
107. Mack Calvin 16
  Johnny Baum 16
  Aulcie Perry 16
  Simmie Hill 16
111. Chuck Terry 14
  Mike D'Antoni 14
113. Glen Combs 13
  Willie Long 13
  Charles Jordan 13
116. Al Smith 12
  Patrick McFarland 12
118. Bill Keller 11
119. Steve Green 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Henry Ward 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
  Claude Terry 10
  John Beasley 10
  Fly Williams 10
126. Mike Flynn 9
  Ticky Burden 9
  Don Adams 9
  James Foster 9
  Wilbert Robinson 9
  Ronnie Robinson 9
  Goose Ligon 9
  Darrell Elston 9
134. Rick Mount 8
  Allen Murphy 8
  Rudy Hackett 8
137. Larry Finch 7
  Wendell Ladner 7
  Joe Reaves 7
140. Paul Stovall 6
  Billy Harris 6
  Oliver Taylor 6
  Larry Miller 6
  Harry Rogers 6
  Terry Driscoll 6
  Lloyd Batts 6
147. Jimmy Conner 5
  Joe Hamilton 5
  Monte Towe 5
  Joby Wright 5
  William Franklin 5
  Dennis Wuycik 5
153. Stan Love 4
  Collis Temple 4
  George Lehmann 4
  Hank Williams 4
157. Jimmie Baker 3
  George Bucci 3
  Wali Jones 3
  Sam Cash 3
  Rick Darnell 3
  Jerry Chambers 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
164. Bob Nash 2
  Dwaine Dillard 2
  Flynn Robinson 2
  Bob Arnzen 2
  Allan Bristow 2
  Ron King 2
170. Nathaniel Barnett 1
  Kenneth Gardner 1
  Mo Layton 1
  Gary Gregor 1
  Bill Higgins 1
  Tom Ingelsby 1
176. Art Williams 0
  Bernie Fryer 0
  Skip Wise 0
  Skeeter Swift 0
  Jerry Pender 0
  Wayne Pack 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Bob Lackey 0
  Milt Williams 0
  Billy James 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Bernie Williams 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Bill Newton 0
  Rich Rinaldi 0
  Reggie Royals 0
  Ken Smith 0
  Greg Lee 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Mike Lewis 0
  Roy McPipe 0