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 1874
25. Elton Brand 1828
26. Pau Gasol 1822
27. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
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 1372
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. Tyson Chandler 1267
  James Donaldson 1267
54. Shawn Marion 1233
55. Harvey Catchings 1226
56. Chris Webber 1200
57. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
59. Dirk Nowitzki 1190
60. Elmore Smith 1183
61. Dan Roundfield 1160
  Sam Lacey 1160
63. DeAndre Jordan 1150
64. Bob McAdoo* 1147
65. Karl Malone* 1145
66. Roy Hibbert 1140
67. Horace Grant 1136
68. Charles Jones 1134
69. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
70. P.J. Brown 1116
71. 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 1066
  Andrew Bogut 1066
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. Chris Andersen 991
92. Mike Gminski 989
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. Marc Gasol 931
  Chris Kaman 931
103. Antoine Carr 925
104. Yao Ming* 920
105. Raef LaFrentz 919
106. Brook Lopez 909
  Sam Bowie 909
108. Shane Battier 906
109. Kendrick Perkins 903
110. Michael Jordan* 893
111. Lamar Odom 892
112. Antonio Davis 889
113. Charles Barkley* 888
114. Roy Hinson 882
115. Marvin Webster 881
116. Rony Seikaly 872
117. Joe Smith 868
118. James Edwards 867
119. Kenyon Martin 864
120. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
122. Paul Millsap 844
123. Kurt Thomas 841
124. Danny Schayes 840
125. Joakim Noah 836
  Joel Przybilla 836
127. Alex English* 833
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. LeBron James 793
136. Vince Carter 791
  Jon Koncak 791
138. Charles Smith 789
139. Dwyane Wade 784
140. Darnell Hillman 782
141. Marcin Gortat 781
142. Gar Heard 780
143. LaMarcus Aldridge 777
144. Jim Chones 774
145. Duane Causwell 767
146. Oliver Miller 758
147. Larry Bird* 755
148. Al Horford 754
149. Pervis Ellison 752
  Mike Green 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
153. Robin Lopez 751
154. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
156. Amir Johnson 749
  Rich Kelley 749
158. David West 746
159. Paul Pierce 743
160. Dave Greenwood 736
161. JaVale McGee 734
162. Ron Harper 729
163. Michael Cage 725
164. Anthony Davis 723
165. Clyde Drexler* 719
166. Clemon Johnson 717
167. Tony Battie 713
168. Kevin Durant 711
169. Michael Olowokandi 697
170. Kurt Nimphius 696
171. Jim McIlvaine 691
172. Taj Gibson 686
173. Kelvin Cato 685
174. Stromile Swift 683
175. Gerald Wallace 681
176. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
178. Nene Hilario 674
  Len Elmore 674
180. Bill Cartwright 668
181. Maurice Lucas 659
182. Andrew Bynum 657
183. Olden Polynice 651
184. Terry Cummings 650
185. Dominique Wilkins* 642
  Spencer Hawes 642
187. Kobe Bryant 640
188. Nazr Mohammed 639
189. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
  Clifford Ray 638
191. Mickey Johnson 632
192. Bismack Biyombo 631
193. DeSagana Diop 630
194. Spencer Haywood* 629
195. Tom Chambers 627
196. James Worthy* 624
197. Kevin Kunnert 616
  Rudy Gay 616
199. Darko Milicic 613
200. Derrick Favors 611
  Derrick McKey 611
202. Armen Gilliam 607
203. Jamaal Magloire 603
204. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Cliff Levingston 593
206. Brad Miller 592
207. Tom Burleson 591
208. Greg Anderson 590
209. Kent Benson 586
210. Andris Biedrins 580
  Eddie Jones 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. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
222. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
224. Andre Drummond 543
225. Rashard Lewis 541
226. DeMarcus Cousins 540
  Chris Morris 540
228. Aaron Williams 539
229. Felton Spencer 534
230. Dan Issel* 532
  Brian Skinner 532
232. Dennis Rodman* 531
233. Steve Johnson 530
234. Will Perdue 527
235. Joel Anthony 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
238. Michael Cooper 523
239. Metta World Peace 522
240. James Bailey 521
241. Coby Dietrick 520
242. Eddie Griffin 518
243. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
245. David Thompson* 509
246. Mark Blount 508
247. Brad Lohaus 503
  Boris Diaw 503
249. Kim Hughes 502
250. 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 1874
21. Elton Brand 1828
22. Pau Gasol 1822
23. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
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 1372
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
  Tyson Chandler 1267
52. Shawn Marion 1233
53. Harvey Catchings 1226
54. Chris Webber 1200
55. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
57. Dirk Nowitzki 1190
58. Elmore Smith 1183
59. Sam Lacey 1160
60. DeAndre Jordan 1150
61. Bob McAdoo* 1147
62. Karl Malone* 1145
63. Roy Hibbert 1140
64. Horace Grant 1136
65. Charles Jones 1134
66. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
67. Dan Roundfield 1117
68. P.J. Brown 1116
69. Rik Smits 1111
70. Brendan Haywood 1109
71. Antonio McDyess 1102
72. Bob Lanier* 1100
  Buck Williams 1100
74. Andrew Lang 1099
75. Ervin Johnson 1087
76. Thurl Bailey 1086
77. Mychal Thompson 1073
78. Al Jefferson 1066
  Andrew Bogut 1066
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. Chris Andersen 991
89. Mike Gminski 989
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
  Marc Gasol 931
101. Antoine Carr 925
102. Yao Ming* 920
103. Raef LaFrentz 919
104. Brook Lopez 909
  Sam Bowie 909
106. Shane Battier 906
107. Kendrick Perkins 903
108. Michael Jordan* 893
109. Lamar Odom 892
110. Antonio Davis 889
111. Charles Barkley* 888
112. Roy Hinson 882
113. Rony Seikaly 872
114. Joe Smith 868
115. James Edwards 867
116. Kenyon Martin 864
117. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
119. Paul Millsap 844
120. Kurt Thomas 841
121. Danny Schayes 840
122. Joel Przybilla 836
  Joakim Noah 836
124. Alex English* 833
125. Marvin Webster 829
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. LeBron James 793
134. Jon Koncak 791
  Vince Carter 791
136. Charles Smith 789
137. Dwyane Wade 784
138. Marcin Gortat 781
139. Gar Heard 780
140. LaMarcus Aldridge 777
141. Duane Causwell 767
142. Oliver Miller 758
143. Larry Bird* 755
144. Al Horford 754
145. Pervis Ellison 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Danny Manning 752
148. Robin Lopez 751
149. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
151. Rich Kelley 749
  Amir Johnson 749
153. David West 746
154. Paul Pierce 743
155. Dave Greenwood 736
156. JaVale McGee 734
157. Ron Harper 729
158. Michael Cage 725
159. Anthony Davis 723
160. Clyde Drexler* 719
161. Clemon Johnson 717
162. Tony Battie 713
163. Kevin Durant 711
164. Billy Paultz 706
165. Michael Olowokandi 697
166. Kurt Nimphius 696
167. Jim McIlvaine 691
168. Taj Gibson 686
169. Kelvin Cato 685
170. Stromile Swift 683
171. Gerald Wallace 681
172. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
174. Nene Hilario 674
175. George Gervin* 670
176. Bill Cartwright 668
177. Andrew Bynum 657
178. Olden Polynice 651
179. Terry Cummings 650
180. Jim Chones 643
181. Dominique Wilkins* 642
  Spencer Hawes 642
183. Kobe Bryant 640
184. Nazr Mohammed 639
185. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
  Clifford Ray 638
187. Mickey Johnson 632
188. Bismack Biyombo 631
189. DeSagana Diop 630
190. Spencer Haywood* 629
191. Tom Chambers 627
192. James Worthy* 624
193. Kevin Kunnert 616
  Rudy Gay 616
195. Darko Milicic 613
196. Derrick McKey 611
  Derrick Favors 611
198. Armen Gilliam 607
199. Jamaal Magloire 603
200. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Cliff Levingston 593
202. Brad Miller 592
203. Tom Burleson 591
204. Greg Anderson 590
205. Kent Benson 586
206. Andris Biedrins 580
  Eddie Jones 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. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
218. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
220. Andre Drummond 543
221. Rashard Lewis 541
222. DeMarcus Cousins 540
  Chris Morris 540
224. Aaron Williams 539
225. Maurice Lucas 538
226. Felton Spencer 534
227. Brian Skinner 532
228. Dennis Rodman* 531
229. Steve Johnson 530
230. Will Perdue 527
231. Joel Anthony 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
234. Michael Cooper 523
235. Metta World Peace 522
236. James Bailey 521
237. Eddie Griffin 518
238. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
240. Mark Blount 508
241. Brad Lohaus 503
  Boris Diaw 503
243. Otis Thorpe 501
244. Wayman Tisdale 500
  Tayshaun Prince 500
246. Channing Frye 499
  Sean Rooks 499
248. 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. George Adams 59
  Willie Wise 59
56. Ralph Simpson 54
57. Marvin Webster 52
  Bob Netolicky 52
  Billy Knight 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. Mark Olberding 37
  Donnie Freeman 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
  Walter Simon 10
  Henry Ward 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
  Claude Terry 10
  John Beasley 10
  Fly Williams 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
  Larry Miller 6
  Billy Harris 6
  Oliver Taylor 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
  George Lehmann 4
  Collis Temple 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
  Larry Cannon 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Bill Newton 0
  Rich Rinaldi 0
  Reggie Royals 0
  Roy McPipe 0
  Greg Lee 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Milt Williams 0
  Bob Lackey 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Mike Lewis 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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