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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Blocks

Click on the Player for career stats and accomplishments.
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. Tim Duncan 2942
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 2027
  Larry Nance 2027
21. Theo Ratliff 1968
22. Julius Erving* 1941
23. Moses Malone* 1889
24. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
  Elton Brand 1820
26. Elvin Hayes* 1771
27. Dwight Howard 1711
28. Kevin McHale* 1690
29. Josh Smith 1666
30. Pau Gasol 1631
  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. 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 1233
53. Harvey Catchings 1226
54. Tyson Chandler 1209
55. Chris Webber 1200
56. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
58. Elmore Smith 1183
59. Sam Lacey 1160
  Dan Roundfield 1160
61. Serge Ibaka 1152
62. Bob McAdoo* 1147
63. Karl Malone* 1145
64. Horace Grant 1136
65. Charles Jones 1134
66. Dirk Nowitzki 1128
67. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
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. 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. Amar'e Stoudemire 1013
  Al Jefferson 1013
87. Rick Mahorn 1007
88. Roy Hibbert 990
89. Mike Gminski 989
90. John Salley 983
91. Emeka Okafor 978
92. LaSalle Thompson 972
93. Chris Andersen 971
94. Bill Laimbeer 965
95. Scottie Pippen* 947
96. Rasho Nesterovic 934
97. Sam Perkins 933
98. Andrew Bogut 931
99. Chris Kaman 930
100. Antoine Carr 925
101. Yao Ming 920
102. Raef LaFrentz 919
103. Sam Bowie 909
104. Shane Battier 906
105. Chris Bosh 898
106. DeAndre Jordan 895
107. Michael Jordan* 893
108. Lamar Odom 892
  Kendrick Perkins 892
110. Antonio Davis 889
111. Charles Barkley* 888
112. Roy Hinson 882
113. Marvin Webster 881
114. Rony Seikaly 872
115. Joe Smith 868
116. James Edwards 867
117. Kenyon Martin 864
118. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
120. Kurt Thomas 841
121. Danny Schayes 840
122. Joel Przybilla 836
123. Alex English* 833
124. Joe Meriweather 810
125. Alvan Adams 808
126. Tracy McGrady 807
127. Marc Gasol 802
128. Jerome Kersey 799
129. Vin Baker 798
130. Clarence Weatherspoon 794
  Ben Poquette 794
132. Jon Koncak 791
133. Charles Smith 789
134. Darnell Hillman 782
135. Gar Heard 780
136. Jim Chones 774
  Joakim Noah 774
138. Duane Causwell 767
139. Vince Carter 758
  Oliver Miller 758
141. Larry Bird* 755
142. Mike Green 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
146. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
148. Rich Kelley 749
149. Dave Greenwood 736
150. Ron Harper 729
151. Michael Cage 725
152. Brook Lopez 724
  LeBron James 724
154. Paul Pierce 723
155. Clyde Drexler* 719
156. Dwyane Wade 717
  Clemon Johnson 717
158. Tony Battie 713
159. Michael Olowokandi 697
160. Kurt Nimphius 696
161. Jim McIlvaine 691
162. Kelvin Cato 685
  JaVale McGee 685
164. Stromile Swift 683
165. Gerald Wallace 681
166. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
168. Len Elmore 674
169. David West 672
170. Bill Cartwright 668
171. Paul Millsap 667
172. Maurice Lucas 659
173. LaMarcus Aldridge 658
174. Andrew Bynum 657
175. Olden Polynice 651
176. Terry Cummings 650
177. Marcin Gortat 643
178. Dominique Wilkins* 642
179. Nazr Mohammed 639
180. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
182. Amir Johnson 637
183. Mickey Johnson 632
184. DeSagana Diop 630
185. Spencer Haywood* 629
186. Tom Chambers 627
  Kobe Bryant 627
  Nene Hilario 627
189. James Worthy* 624
190. Kevin Kunnert 616
191. Darko Milicic 613
192. Derrick McKey 611
193. Armen Gilliam 607
194. Jamaal Magloire 603
195. Spencer Hawes 595
196. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Cliff Levingston 593
198. Brad Miller 592
199. Tom Burleson 591
200. Greg Anderson 590
201. Kent Benson 586
202. Andris Biedrins 580
  Eddie Jones 580
204. Grant Hill 576
  Al Horford 576
206. Lorenzen Wright 572
207. Keon Clark 571
208. Orlando Woolridge 569
209. Taj Gibson 568
210. Brian Grant 561
211. Lonnie Shelton 559
212. Kevin Durant 554
213. Nate Thurmond* 553
214. Robin Lopez 550
  Kermit Washington 550
216. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
218. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
220. Rashard Lewis 541
221. Chris Morris 540
222. Rudy Gay 539
  Aaron Williams 539
224. Felton Spencer 534
225. Dan Issel* 532
  Brian Skinner 532
227. Dennis Rodman* 531
228. Steve Johnson 530
229. Will Perdue 527
230. Marques Johnson 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
232. Michael Cooper 523
233. James Bailey 521
234. Coby Dietrick 520
235. Eddie Griffin 518
236. Joel Anthony 513
237. Truck Robinson 510
  Jim Brewer 510
239. Metta World Peace 509
  David Thompson* 509
241. Mark Blount 508
242. Brad Lohaus 503
243. Kim Hughes 502
244. Anthony Davis 501
  Otis Thorpe 501
246. Wayman Tisdale 500
247. Sean Rooks 499
248. Darius Miles 495
249. Derrick Favors 494
  Arvydas Sabonis* 494

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. Tim Duncan 2942
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. Larry Nance 2027
  Kevin Garnett 2027
19. Theo Ratliff 1968
20. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
  Elton Brand 1820
22. Elvin Hayes* 1771
23. Artis Gilmore* 1747
24. Moses Malone* 1733
25. Dwight Howard 1711
26. Kevin McHale* 1690
27. Josh Smith 1666
28. Pau Gasol 1631
  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. 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 1233
51. Harvey Catchings 1226
52. Tyson Chandler 1209
53. Chris Webber 1200
54. Adonal Foyle 1193
  Bo Outlaw 1193
56. Elmore Smith 1183
57. Sam Lacey 1160
58. Serge Ibaka 1152
59. Bob McAdoo* 1147
60. Karl Malone* 1145
61. Horace Grant 1136
62. Charles Jones 1134
63. Dirk Nowitzki 1128
64. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
65. Dan Roundfield 1117
66. P.J. Brown 1116
67. Rik Smits 1111
68. Brendan Haywood 1109
69. Antonio McDyess 1102
70. Bob Lanier* 1100
  Buck Williams 1100
72. Andrew Lang 1099
73. Ervin Johnson 1087
74. Thurl Bailey 1086
75. Mychal Thompson 1073
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. Amar'e Stoudemire 1013
  Al Jefferson 1013
84. Rick Mahorn 1007
85. Roy Hibbert 990
86. Mike Gminski 989
87. John Salley 983
88. Bobby Jones 982
89. Emeka Okafor 978
90. LaSalle Thompson 972
91. Chris Andersen 971
92. Bill Laimbeer 965
93. Scottie Pippen* 947
94. Rasho Nesterovic 934
95. Sam Perkins 933
96. Andrew Bogut 931
97. Chris Kaman 930
98. Antoine Carr 925
99. Yao Ming 920
100. Raef LaFrentz 919
101. Sam Bowie 909
102. Shane Battier 906
103. Chris Bosh 898
104. DeAndre Jordan 895
105. Michael Jordan* 893
106. Lamar Odom 892
  Kendrick Perkins 892
108. Antonio Davis 889
109. Charles Barkley* 888
110. Roy Hinson 882
111. Rony Seikaly 872
112. Joe Smith 868
113. James Edwards 867
114. Kenyon Martin 864
115. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
117. Kurt Thomas 841
118. Danny Schayes 840
119. Joel Przybilla 836
120. Alex English* 833
121. Marvin Webster 829
122. Joe Meriweather 810
123. Alvan Adams 808
124. Tracy McGrady 807
125. Marc Gasol 802
126. Jerome Kersey 799
127. Vin Baker 798
128. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
130. Jon Koncak 791
131. Charles Smith 789
132. Gar Heard 780
133. Joakim Noah 774
134. Duane Causwell 767
135. Oliver Miller 758
  Vince Carter 758
137. Larry Bird* 755
138. Pervis Ellison 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Danny Manning 752
141. Randy Breuer 750
  Kevin Willis 750
143. Rich Kelley 749
144. Dave Greenwood 736
145. Ron Harper 729
146. Michael Cage 725
147. LeBron James 724
  Brook Lopez 724
149. Paul Pierce 723
150. Clyde Drexler* 719
151. Clemon Johnson 717
  Dwyane Wade 717
153. Tony Battie 713
154. Billy Paultz 706
155. Michael Olowokandi 697
156. Kurt Nimphius 696
157. Jim McIlvaine 691
158. JaVale McGee 685
  Kelvin Cato 685
160. Stromile Swift 683
161. Gerald Wallace 681
162. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
164. David West 672
165. George Gervin* 670
166. Bill Cartwright 668
167. Paul Millsap 667
168. LaMarcus Aldridge 658
169. Andrew Bynum 657
170. Olden Polynice 651
171. Terry Cummings 650
172. Jim Chones 643
  Marcin Gortat 643
174. Dominique Wilkins* 642
175. Nazr Mohammed 639
176. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
  Clifford Ray 638
178. Amir Johnson 637
179. Mickey Johnson 632
180. DeSagana Diop 630
181. Spencer Haywood* 629
182. Nene Hilario 627
  Tom Chambers 627
  Kobe Bryant 627
185. James Worthy* 624
186. Kevin Kunnert 616
187. Darko Milicic 613
188. Derrick McKey 611
189. Armen Gilliam 607
190. Jamaal Magloire 603
191. Spencer Hawes 595
192. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Cliff Levingston 593
194. Brad Miller 592
195. Tom Burleson 591
196. Greg Anderson 590
197. Kent Benson 586
198. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
200. Al Horford 576
  Grant Hill 576
202. Lorenzen Wright 572
203. Keon Clark 571
204. Orlando Woolridge 569
205. Taj Gibson 568
206. Brian Grant 561
207. Lonnie Shelton 559
208. Kevin Durant 554
209. Nate Thurmond* 553
210. Robin Lopez 550
  Kermit Washington 550
212. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
214. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
216. Rashard Lewis 541
217. Chris Morris 540
218. Aaron Williams 539
  Rudy Gay 539
220. Maurice Lucas 538
221. Felton Spencer 534
222. Brian Skinner 532
223. Dennis Rodman* 531
224. Steve Johnson 530
225. Will Perdue 527
226. Marques Johnson 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
228. Michael Cooper 523
229. James Bailey 521
230. Eddie Griffin 518
231. Joel Anthony 513
232. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
234. Metta World Peace 509
235. Mark Blount 508
236. Brad Lohaus 503
237. Anthony Davis 501
  Otis Thorpe 501
239. Wayman Tisdale 500
240. Sean Rooks 499
241. Darius Miles 495
242. Derrick Favors 494
  Arvydas Sabonis* 494
244. Rodney McCray 493
245. Tom Gugliotta 492
246. Jason Maxiell 490
247. Dave Cowens* 488
248. Tayshaun Prince 487
249. Blair Rasmussen 484
250. Danny Granger 481

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. Rich Jones 66
  Don Buse 66
48. Red Robbins 65
49. Mike Jackson 63
  Johnny Neumann 63
  Al Skinner 63
  Ted McClain 63
53. Jim Bradley 62
54. Willie Wise 59
  George Adams 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. 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. Roy Ebron 32
  Jimmy Jones 32
81. Barry Parkhill 30
82. Warren Jabali 29
83. George Irvine 28
  Bob Warren 28
85. Bo Lamar 27
  Goo Kennedy 27
  Ed Manning 27
88. Jim O'Brien 26
89. Jim Ard 25
  Lamar Green 25
  Mike Barr 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. Scott English 20
  Billy Schaeffer 20
  Bill Melchionni 20
  Donald Washington 20
  George Karl 20
104. Marv Roberts 19
  Billy Shepherd 19
106. Jim McDaniels 17
107. Aulcie Perry 16
  Johnny Baum 16
  Mack Calvin 16
  Simmie Hill 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
  Fly Williams 10
  John Beasley 10
126. Goose Ligon 9
  Mike Flynn 9
  Ticky Burden 9
  Don Adams 9
  James Foster 9
  Wilbert Robinson 9
  Darrell Elston 9
  Ronnie Robinson 9
134. Rudy Hackett 8
  Rick Mount 8
  Allen Murphy 8
137. Larry Finch 7
  Wendell Ladner 7
  Joe Reaves 7
140. Harry Rogers 6
  Terry Driscoll 6
  Lloyd Batts 6
  Paul Stovall 6
  Billy Harris 6
  Oliver Taylor 6
  Larry Miller 6
147. Monte Towe 5
  Joby Wright 5
  William Franklin 5
  Dennis Wuycik 5
  Jimmy Conner 5
  Joe Hamilton 5
153. Hank Williams 4
  Stan Love 4
  Collis Temple 4
  George Lehmann 4
157. Rick Darnell 3
  Jerry Chambers 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Jimmie Baker 3
  George Bucci 3
  Wali Jones 3
  Sam Cash 3
164. Bob Arnzen 2
  Allan Bristow 2
  Dwaine Dillard 2
  Ron King 2
  Bob Nash 2
  Flynn Robinson 2
170. Bill Higgins 1
  Tom Ingelsby 1
  Nathaniel Barnett 1
  Kenneth Gardner 1
  Mo Layton 1
  Gary Gregor 1
176. Reggie Royals 0
  Roy McPipe 0
  Greg Lee 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Bernie Williams 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Billy James 0
  Art Williams 0
  Bernie Fryer 0
  Rich Rinaldi 0
  Bill Newton 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Skip Wise 0
  Jerry Pender 0
  Wayne Pack 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Bob Lackey 0
  Milt Williams 0
  Ken Smith 0
  Mike Lewis 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Skeeter Swift 0