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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 2874
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 2017
21. Theo Ratliff 1968
22. Julius Erving* 1941
23. Moses Malone* 1889
24. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
25. Elton Brand 1804
26. Elvin Hayes* 1771
27. Dwight Howard 1702
28. Kevin McHale* 1690
29. Vlade Divac 1631
30. Josh Smith 1621
31. Herb Williams 1605
32. Elden Campbell 1602
33. Pau Gasol 1584
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 1231
53. Harvey Catchings 1226
54. Chris Webber 1200
55. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
57. Elmore Smith 1183
58. Tyson Chandler 1181
59. Dan Roundfield 1160
  Sam Lacey 1160
61. Bob McAdoo* 1147
62. Karl Malone* 1145
63. Horace Grant 1136
64. Charles Jones 1134
65. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
66. Dirk Nowitzki 1117
67. P.J. Brown 1116
68. Rik Smits 1111
69. Brendan Haywood 1107
70. Antonio McDyess 1102
71. Buck Williams 1100
  Bob Lanier* 1100
73. Andrew Lang 1099
74. Serge Ibaka 1097
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. Rick Mahorn 1007
  Amar'e Stoudemire 1007
87. Mike Gminski 989
88. John Salley 983
89. Emeka Okafor 978
90. Al Jefferson 977
91. LaSalle Thompson 972
92. Bill Laimbeer 965
93. Scottie Pippen* 947
94. Roy Hibbert 946
95. Chris Andersen 938
96. Rasho Nesterovic 934
97. Sam Perkins 933
98. Antoine Carr 925
99. Yao Ming 920
100. Raef LaFrentz 919
101. Chris Kaman 918
102. Sam Bowie 909
103. Shane Battier 906
104. Chris Bosh 896
105. Michael Jordan* 893
106. Lamar Odom 892
107. Antonio Davis 889
108. Charles Barkley* 888
109. Kendrick Perkins 884
110. Roy Hinson 882
111. Marvin Webster 881
112. Andrew Bogut 875
113. Rony Seikaly 872
114. Joe Smith 868
115. James Edwards 867
116. Kenyon Martin 863
117. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
119. Kurt Thomas 841
120. Danny Schayes 840
121. Joel Przybilla 836
122. Alex English* 833
123. DeAndre Jordan 831
124. Joe Meriweather 810
125. Alvan Adams 808
126. Tracy McGrady 807
127. Jerome Kersey 799
128. Vin Baker 798
129. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
131. Jon Koncak 791
132. Charles Smith 789
133. Darnell Hillman 782
134. Gar Heard 780
135. Jim Chones 774
136. Duane Causwell 767
137. Oliver Miller 758
138. Joakim Noah 756
139. Larry Bird* 755
140. Vince Carter 754
141. Pervis Ellison 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Mike Green 752
145. Randy Breuer 750
  Marc Gasol 750
  Kevin Willis 750
148. Rich Kelley 749
149. Dave Greenwood 736
150. Ron Harper 729
151. Michael Cage 725
152. Clyde Drexler* 719
153. Clemon Johnson 717
154. Paul Pierce 715
155. Tony Battie 713
156. Dwyane Wade 711
157. LeBron James 704
158. Michael Olowokandi 697
159. Kurt Nimphius 696
160. Jim McIlvaine 691
161. Kelvin Cato 685
162. JaVale McGee 684
163. Stromile Swift 683
164. Gerald Wallace 680
165. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
167. Len Elmore 674
168. Bill Cartwright 668
169. Maurice Lucas 659
170. Brook Lopez 658
171. Andrew Bynum 657
172. Olden Polynice 651
173. David West 650
  Terry Cummings 650
175. Dominique Wilkins* 642
176. Paul Millsap 639
177. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
  LaMarcus Aldridge 638
180. Nazr Mohammed 637
181. Mickey Johnson 632
182. DeSagana Diop 630
183. Spencer Haywood 629
184. Tom Chambers 627
  Kobe Bryant 627
186. James Worthy* 624
187. Amir Johnson 621
188. Nene Hilario 620
189. Kevin Kunnert 616
190. Darko Milicic 613
191. Derrick McKey 611
192. Armen Gilliam 607
193. Jamaal Magloire 603
194. Marcin Gortat 597
195. Cliff Levingston 593
  Ronny Turiaf 593
197. Brad Miller 592
198. Tom Burleson 591
199. Greg Anderson 590
200. Kent Benson 586
201. Andris Biedrins 580
  Eddie Jones 580
203. Grant Hill 576
204. Spencer Hawes 573
205. Lorenzen Wright 572
206. Keon Clark 571
207. Orlando Woolridge 569
208. Brian Grant 561
209. Lonnie Shelton 559
210. Nate Thurmond* 553
211. Kevin Durant 550
  Kermit Washington 550
213. Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
215. Taj Gibson 547
216. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
218. Al Horford 544
219. Rashard Lewis 541
220. Chris Morris 540
221. Aaron Williams 539
222. Felton Spencer 534
223. Brian Skinner 532
  Dan Issel* 532
225. Dennis Rodman* 531
226. Steve Johnson 530
227. Will Perdue 527
228. Marques Johnson 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
230. Michael Cooper 523
231. James Bailey 521
232. Coby Dietrick 520
233. Rudy Gay 519
234. Eddie Griffin 518
235. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
237. Metta World Peace 509
  David Thompson* 509
239. Mark Blount 508
240. Robin Lopez 503
  Brad Lohaus 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 2874
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 2017
19. Theo Ratliff 1968
20. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
21. Elton Brand 1804
22. Elvin Hayes* 1771
23. Artis Gilmore* 1747
24. Moses Malone* 1733
25. Dwight Howard 1702
26. Kevin McHale* 1690
27. Vlade Divac 1631
28. Josh Smith 1621
29. Herb Williams 1605
30. Elden Campbell 1602
31. Pau Gasol 1584
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. Greg Ostertag 1293
  Julius Erving* 1293
47. Shawn Kemp 1279
48. Dale Davis 1270
49. James Donaldson 1267
50. Shawn Marion 1231
51. Harvey Catchings 1226
52. Chris Webber 1200
53. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
55. Elmore Smith 1183
56. Tyson Chandler 1181
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. Dirk Nowitzki 1117
  Dan Roundfield 1117
65. P.J. Brown 1116
66. Rik Smits 1111
67. Brendan Haywood 1107
68. Antonio McDyess 1102
69. Buck Williams 1100
  Bob Lanier* 1100
71. Andrew Lang 1099
72. Serge Ibaka 1097
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. Rick Mahorn 1007
  Amar'e Stoudemire 1007
84. Mike Gminski 989
85. John Salley 983
86. Bobby Jones 982
87. Emeka Okafor 978
88. Al Jefferson 977
89. LaSalle Thompson 972
90. Bill Laimbeer 965
91. Scottie Pippen* 947
92. Roy Hibbert 946
93. Chris Andersen 938
94. Rasho Nesterovic 934
95. Sam Perkins 933
96. Antoine Carr 925
97. Yao Ming 920
98. Raef LaFrentz 919
99. Chris Kaman 918
100. Sam Bowie 909
101. Shane Battier 906
102. Chris Bosh 896
103. Michael Jordan* 893
104. Lamar Odom 892
105. Antonio Davis 889
106. Charles Barkley* 888
107. Kendrick Perkins 884
108. Roy Hinson 882
109. Andrew Bogut 875
110. Rony Seikaly 872
111. Joe Smith 868
112. James Edwards 867
113. Kenyon Martin 863
114. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
116. Kurt Thomas 841
117. Danny Schayes 840
118. Joel Przybilla 836
119. Alex English* 833
120. DeAndre Jordan 831
121. Marvin Webster 829
122. Joe Meriweather 810
123. Alvan Adams 808
124. Tracy McGrady 807
125. Jerome Kersey 799
126. Vin Baker 798
127. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
129. Jon Koncak 791
130. Charles Smith 789
131. Gar Heard 780
132. Duane Causwell 767
133. Oliver Miller 758
134. Joakim Noah 756
135. Larry Bird* 755
136. Vince Carter 754
137. Ralph Sampson* 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
  Danny Manning 752
140. Marc Gasol 750
  Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
143. Rich Kelley 749
144. Dave Greenwood 736
145. Ron Harper 729
146. Michael Cage 725
147. Clyde Drexler* 719
148. Clemon Johnson 717
149. Paul Pierce 715
150. Tony Battie 713
151. Dwyane Wade 711
152. Billy Paultz 706
153. LeBron James 704
154. Michael Olowokandi 697
155. Kurt Nimphius 696
156. Jim McIlvaine 691
157. Kelvin Cato 685
158. JaVale McGee 684
159. Stromile Swift 683
160. Gerald Wallace 680
161. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
163. George Gervin* 670
164. Bill Cartwright 668
165. Brook Lopez 658
166. Andrew Bynum 657
167. Olden Polynice 651
168. David West 650
  Terry Cummings 650
170. Jim Chones 643
171. Dominique Wilkins* 642
172. Paul Millsap 639
173. Clifford Ray 638
  LaMarcus Aldridge 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
176. Nazr Mohammed 637
177. Mickey Johnson 632
178. DeSagana Diop 630
179. Spencer Haywood 629
180. Kobe Bryant 627
  Tom Chambers 627
182. James Worthy* 624
183. Amir Johnson 621
184. Nene Hilario 620
185. Kevin Kunnert 616
186. Darko Milicic 613
187. Derrick McKey 611
188. Armen Gilliam 607
189. Jamaal Magloire 603
190. Marcin Gortat 597
191. Cliff Levingston 593
  Ronny Turiaf 593
193. Brad Miller 592
194. Tom Burleson 591
195. Greg Anderson 590
196. Kent Benson 586
197. Andris Biedrins 580
  Eddie Jones 580
199. Grant Hill 576
200. Spencer Hawes 573
201. Lorenzen Wright 572
202. Keon Clark 571
203. Orlando Woolridge 569
204. Brian Grant 561
205. Lonnie Shelton 559
206. Nate Thurmond* 553
207. Kermit Washington 550
  Kevin Durant 550
209. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
211. Taj Gibson 547
212. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
214. Al Horford 544
215. Rashard Lewis 541
216. Chris Morris 540
217. Aaron Williams 539
218. Maurice Lucas 538
219. Felton Spencer 534
220. Brian Skinner 532
221. Dennis Rodman* 531
222. Steve Johnson 530
223. Will Perdue 527
224. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
226. Michael Cooper 523
227. James Bailey 521
228. Rudy Gay 519
229. Eddie Griffin 518
230. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
232. Metta World Peace 509
233. Mark Blount 508
234. Brad Lohaus 503
  Robin Lopez 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 481
246. Joel Anthony 480
247. Tayshaun Prince 479
248. Mike Bantom 478
249. LaPhonso Ellis 477
250. John Gianelli 476

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. George Adams 59
  Willie Wise 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. 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. 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. Bill Melchionni 20
  Scott English 20
  Billy Schaeffer 20
  Donald Washington 20
  George Karl 20
104. Marv Roberts 19
  Billy Shepherd 19
106. Jim McDaniels 17
107. Johnny Baum 16
  Mack Calvin 16
  Aulcie Perry 16
  Simmie Hill 16
111. Chuck Terry 14
  Mike D'Antoni 14
113. Glen Combs 13
  Charles Jordan 13
  Willie Long 13
116. Patrick McFarland 12
  Al Smith 12
118. Bill Keller 11
119. Steve Green 10
  Claude Terry 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Henry Ward 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
  John Beasley 10
  Fly Williams 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
  Joe Reaves 7
  Wendell Ladner 7
140. Harry Rogers 6
  Terry Driscoll 6
  Lloyd Batts 6
  Paul Stovall 6
  Oliver Taylor 6
  Larry Miller 6
  Billy Harris 6
147. Monte Towe 5
  William Franklin 5
  Dennis Wuycik 5
  Joby Wright 5
  Jimmy Conner 5
  Joe Hamilton 5
153. Hank Williams 4
  Stan Love 4
  George Lehmann 4
  Collis Temple 4
157. Jerry Chambers 3
  Rick Darnell 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Jimmie Baker 3
  George Bucci 3
  Sam Cash 3
  Wali Jones 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
  Gary Gregor 1
  Nathaniel Barnett 1
  Kenneth Gardner 1
  Mo Layton 1
176. Mike Lewis 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Bill Newton 0
  Billy James 0
  Art Williams 0
  Bernie Fryer 0
  Skip Wise 0
  Bernie Williams 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Greg Lee 0
  Roy McPipe 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Wayne Pack 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Skeeter Swift 0
  Milt Williams 0
  Ken Smith 0
  Bob Lackey 0
  Rich Rinaldi 0
  Reggie Royals 0
  Jerry Pender 0