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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 2816
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 2013
21. Theo Ratliff 1968
22. Julius Erving* 1941
23. Moses Malone* 1889
24. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
25. Elton Brand 1796
26. Elvin Hayes* 1771
27. Kevin McHale* 1690
28. Dwight Howard 1681
29. Vlade Divac 1631
30. Herb Williams 1605
31. Elden Campbell 1602
32. Benoit Benjamin 1581
33. Josh Smith 1569
34. Wayne Cooper 1535
35. Samuel Dalembert 1525
36. Pau Gasol 1509
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 1216
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. Tyson Chandler 1138
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 1103
69. Antonio McDyess 1102
70. Buck Williams 1100
  Bob Lanier* 1100
72. Brendan Haywood 1099
  Andrew Lang 1099
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. Serge Ibaka 1021
85. Rick Mahorn 1007
86. Mike Gminski 989
87. John Salley 983
88. Amar'e Stoudemire 980
89. Emeka Okafor 978
90. LaSalle Thompson 972
91. Bill Laimbeer 965
92. Scottie Pippen* 947
93. Al Jefferson 944
94. Rasho Nesterovic 934
95. Sam Perkins 933
96. Antoine Carr 925
97. Yao Ming 920
98. Raef LaFrentz 919
99. Chris Andersen 916
100. Sam Bowie 909
101. Shane Battier 906
102. Roy Hibbert 902
103. Michael Jordan* 893
104. Lamar Odom 892
  Chris Kaman 892
106. Antonio Davis 889
107. Charles Barkley* 888
108. Roy Hinson 882
  Chris Bosh 882
110. Marvin Webster 881
111. Rony Seikaly 872
112. Joe Smith 868
113. James Edwards 867
114. Kendrick Perkins 861
115. Kenyon Martin 858
116. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
118. Kurt Thomas 841
119. Danny Schayes 840
120. Andrew Bogut 837
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. Darnell Hillman 782
133. Gar Heard 780
134. Jim Chones 774
135. Duane Causwell 767
136. Oliver Miller 758
137. Larry Bird* 755
138. Danny Manning 752
  Mike Green 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
142. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
144. Rich Kelley 749
145. Vince Carter 746
146. DeAndre Jordan 739
147. Dave Greenwood 736
148. Ron Harper 729
149. Michael Cage 725
150. Clyde Drexler* 719
151. Clemon Johnson 717
152. Joakim Noah 714
153. Tony Battie 713
154. Paul Pierce 703
155. Dwyane Wade 701
156. Michael Olowokandi 697
157. Kurt Nimphius 696
158. Jim McIlvaine 691
159. Marc Gasol 690
160. Kelvin Cato 685
  LeBron James 685
162. Stromile Swift 683
163. JaVale McGee 679
164. Gerald Wallace 677
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 635
177. Mickey Johnson 632
178. DeSagana Diop 630
179. Spencer Haywood 629
180. Tom Chambers 627
181. David West 624
  James Worthy* 624
183. Kobe Bryant 623
184. Brook Lopez 617
185. Kevin Kunnert 616
186. Darko Milicic 613
187. Derrick McKey 611
188. Nene Hilario 610
189. Paul Millsap 608
190. Armen Gilliam 607
191. LaMarcus Aldridge 604
192. Jamaal Magloire 603
193. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Amir Johnson 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. Grant Hill 576
203. Lorenzen Wright 572
204. Keon Clark 571
205. Orlando Woolridge 569
206. Brian Grant 561
207. Lonnie Shelton 559
208. Spencer Hawes 554
209. Nate Thurmond* 553
210. Kermit Washington 550
211. Luc Longley 549
  Marcin Gortat 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
214. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
216. Rashard Lewis 541
217. Chris Morris 540
218. Aaron Williams 539
219. Felton Spencer 534
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. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
234. David Thompson* 509
  Metta World Peace 509
236. Mark Blount 508
237. Taj Gibson 506
238. Rudy Gay 504
239. Brad Lohaus 503
240. Kim Hughes 502
241. Otis Thorpe 501
242. Wayman Tisdale 500
243. Sean Rooks 499
244. Darius Miles 495
245. Arvydas Sabonis* 494
246. Rodney McCray 493
247. Tom Gugliotta 492
248. Al Horford 491
249. Dave Cowens* 488
250. Blair Rasmussen 484

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 2816
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 2013
19. Theo Ratliff 1968
20. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
21. Elton Brand 1796
22. Elvin Hayes* 1771
23. Artis Gilmore* 1747
24. Moses Malone* 1733
25. Kevin McHale* 1690
26. Dwight Howard 1681
27. Vlade Divac 1631
28. Herb Williams 1605
29. Elden Campbell 1602
30. Benoit Benjamin 1581
31. Josh Smith 1569
32. Wayne Cooper 1535
33. Samuel Dalembert 1525
34. Caldwell Jones 1517
35. Pau Gasol 1509
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 1216
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. Tyson Chandler 1138
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 1103
67. Antonio McDyess 1102
68. Bob Lanier* 1100
  Buck Williams 1100
70. Brendan Haywood 1099
  Andrew Lang 1099
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. Serge Ibaka 1021
82. Rick Mahorn 1007
83. Mike Gminski 989
84. John Salley 983
85. Bobby Jones 982
86. Amar'e Stoudemire 980
87. Emeka Okafor 978
88. LaSalle Thompson 972
89. Bill Laimbeer 965
90. Scottie Pippen* 947
91. Al Jefferson 944
92. Rasho Nesterovic 934
93. Sam Perkins 933
94. Antoine Carr 925
95. Yao Ming 920
96. Raef LaFrentz 919
97. Chris Andersen 916
98. Sam Bowie 909
99. Shane Battier 906
100. Roy Hibbert 902
101. Michael Jordan* 893
102. Chris Kaman 892
  Lamar Odom 892
104. Antonio Davis 889
105. Charles Barkley* 888
106. Chris Bosh 882
  Roy Hinson 882
108. Rony Seikaly 872
109. Joe Smith 868
110. James Edwards 867
111. Kendrick Perkins 861
112. Kenyon Martin 858
113. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
115. Kurt Thomas 841
116. Danny Schayes 840
117. Andrew Bogut 837
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. 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. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
139. Rich Kelley 749
140. Vince Carter 746
141. DeAndre Jordan 739
142. Dave Greenwood 736
143. Ron Harper 729
144. Michael Cage 725
145. Clyde Drexler* 719
146. Clemon Johnson 717
147. Joakim Noah 714
148. Tony Battie 713
149. Billy Paultz 706
150. Paul Pierce 703
151. Dwyane Wade 701
152. Michael Olowokandi 697
153. Kurt Nimphius 696
154. Jim McIlvaine 691
155. Marc Gasol 690
156. Kelvin Cato 685
  LeBron James 685
158. Stromile Swift 683
159. JaVale McGee 679
160. Gerald Wallace 677
161. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 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. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
  Clifford Ray 638
172. Nazr Mohammed 635
173. Mickey Johnson 632
174. DeSagana Diop 630
175. Spencer Haywood 629
176. Tom Chambers 627
177. David West 624
  James Worthy* 624
179. Kobe Bryant 623
180. Brook Lopez 617
181. Kevin Kunnert 616
182. Darko Milicic 613
183. Derrick McKey 611
184. Nene Hilario 610
185. Paul Millsap 608
186. Armen Gilliam 607
187. LaMarcus Aldridge 604
188. Jamaal Magloire 603
189. Amir Johnson 593
  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
199. Lorenzen Wright 572
200. Keon Clark 571
201. Orlando Woolridge 569
202. Brian Grant 561
203. Lonnie Shelton 559
204. Spencer Hawes 554
205. Nate Thurmond* 553
206. Kermit Washington 550
207. Chris Mullin* 549
  Marcin Gortat 549
  Luc Longley 549
210. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
212. Rashard Lewis 541
213. Chris Morris 540
214. Aaron Williams 539
215. Maurice Lucas 538
216. Felton Spencer 534
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. Truck Robinson 510
  Jim Brewer 510
229. Metta World Peace 509
230. Mark Blount 508
231. Taj Gibson 506
232. Rudy Gay 504
233. Brad Lohaus 503
234. Otis Thorpe 501
235. Wayman Tisdale 500
236. Sean Rooks 499
237. Darius Miles 495
238. Arvydas Sabonis* 494
239. Rodney McCray 493
240. Tom Gugliotta 492
241. Al Horford 491
242. Dave Cowens* 488
243. Blair Rasmussen 484
244. Robin Lopez 483
245. Mike Bantom 478
246. LaPhonso Ellis 477
247. Danny Granger 476
  John Gianelli 476
249. Tayshaun Prince 471
250. 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. Rich Jones 66
  Don Buse 66
48. Red Robbins 65
49. Al Skinner 63
  Ted McClain 63
  Mike Jackson 63
  Johnny Neumann 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. 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. Bob Warren 28
  George Irvine 28
85. Goo Kennedy 27
  Ed Manning 27
  Bo Lamar 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. Steve Jones 22
  Dave Twardzik 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. Billy Shepherd 19
  Marv Roberts 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. Charles Jordan 13
  Willie Long 13
  Glen Combs 13
116. Al Smith 12
  Patrick McFarland 12
118. Bill Keller 11
119. Henry Ward 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
  Claude Terry 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Fly Williams 10
  John Beasley 10
  Steve Green 10
126. Mike Flynn 9
  Don Adams 9
  James Foster 9
  Wilbert Robinson 9
  Ronnie Robinson 9
  Goose Ligon 9
  Ticky Burden 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
  Flynn Robinson 2
  Bob Arnzen 2
  Allan Bristow 2
  Dwaine Dillard 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
  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
  Mike Lewis 0