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. Dwight Howard 1890
24. Moses Malone* 1889
25. Elton Brand 1828
26. Pau Gasol 1824
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. Serge Ibaka 1392
45. Clifford Robinson 1390
46. Terry Tyler 1342
47. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
48. Bobby Jones 1319
49. Greg Ostertag 1293
50. Shawn Kemp 1279
51. Tyson Chandler 1277
52. Dale Davis 1270
53. James Donaldson 1267
54. Shawn Marion 1233
55. Harvey Catchings 1226
56. Dirk Nowitzki 1204
57. Chris Webber 1200
58. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
60. Elmore Smith 1183
61. DeAndre Jordan 1171
62. Dan Roundfield 1160
  Sam Lacey 1160
64. Bob McAdoo* 1147
65. Karl Malone* 1145
66. Roy Hibbert 1144
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. Andrew Bogut 1070
81. Al Jefferson 1069
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. Marc Gasol 952
98. Scottie Pippen* 947
99. Brook Lopez 941
100. Rasho Nesterovic 934
101. Sam Perkins 933
102. Chris Bosh 932
103. Chris Kaman 931
104. Antoine Carr 925
105. Yao Ming* 920
106. Raef LaFrentz 919
107. 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. Paul Millsap 858
121. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
123. Kurt Thomas 841
124. Joakim Noah 840
  Danny Schayes 840
126. Joel Przybilla 836
127. Alex English* 833
128. Joe Meriweather 810
129. Alvan Adams 808
130. Tracy McGrady 807
131. LeBron James 805
132. Vince Carter 801
133. Jerome Kersey 799
134. LaMarcus Aldridge 798
  Vin Baker 798
136. Dwyane Wade 796
  Marcin Gortat 796
138. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
140. Jon Koncak 791
141. Charles Smith 789
142. Darnell Hillman 782
143. Gar Heard 780
144. Jim Chones 774
145. Robin Lopez 769
146. Al Horford 767
  Duane Causwell 767
148. Anthony Davis 761
149. Amir Johnson 760
150. Oliver Miller 758
151. Larry Bird* 755
152. Danny Manning 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
  Mike Green 752
156. David West 751
157. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
159. Rich Kelley 749
160. JaVale McGee 747
161. Paul Pierce 743
162. Dave Greenwood 736
163. Kevin Durant 735
164. Ron Harper 729
165. Michael Cage 725
166. Clyde Drexler* 719
167. Clemon Johnson 717
168. Tony Battie 713
169. Michael Olowokandi 697
170. Taj Gibson 696
  Kurt Nimphius 696
172. Jim McIlvaine 691
173. Nene Hilario 686
174. Kelvin Cato 685
175. Stromile Swift 683
176. Gerald Wallace 681
177. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
179. Len Elmore 674
180. Bill Cartwright 668
181. Maurice Lucas 659
182. Andrew Bynum 657
183. Bismack Biyombo 651
  Olden Polynice 651
185. Terry Cummings 650
186. Spencer Hawes 648
187. Dominique Wilkins* 642
188. Kobe Bryant 640
189. Nazr Mohammed 639
190. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
192. Mickey Johnson 632
193. DeSagana Diop 630
194. Spencer Haywood* 629
195. Tom Chambers 627
196. Derrick Favors 624
  James Worthy* 624
198. Rudy Gay 616
  Kevin Kunnert 616
200. Darko Milicic 613
201. 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. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
212. Grant Hill 576
213. Lorenzen Wright 572
214. Keon Clark 571
215. Orlando Woolridge 569
216. DeMarcus Cousins 561
  Brian Grant 561
218. Lonnie Shelton 559
  Andre Drummond 559
220. Nate Thurmond* 553
221. Kermit Washington 550
222. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
224. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
226. Rashard Lewis 541
227. Chris Morris 540
228. Aaron Williams 539
229. Felton Spencer 534
230. Brian Skinner 532
  Dan Issel* 532
232. Dennis Rodman* 531
233. Steve Johnson 530
234. Will Perdue 527
  Joel Anthony 527
236. 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
  Hassan Whiteside 518
244. Rudy Gobert 514
245. Channing Frye 511
246. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
248. David Thompson* 509
249. Mark Blount 508
250. Brad Lohaus 503
  Boris Diaw 503

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 1890
21. Elton Brand 1828
22. Pau Gasol 1824
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. Serge Ibaka 1392
43. Clifford Robinson 1390
44. Terry Tyler 1342
45. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
46. Julius Erving* 1293
  Greg Ostertag 1293
48. Shawn Kemp 1279
49. Tyson Chandler 1277
50. Dale Davis 1270
51. James Donaldson 1267
52. Shawn Marion 1233
53. Harvey Catchings 1226
54. Dirk Nowitzki 1204
55. Chris Webber 1200
56. Adonal Foyle 1193
  Bo Outlaw 1193
58. Elmore Smith 1183
59. DeAndre Jordan 1171
60. Sam Lacey 1160
61. Bob McAdoo* 1147
62. Karl Malone* 1145
63. Roy Hibbert 1144
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. Andrew Bogut 1070
79. Al Jefferson 1069
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. Marc Gasol 952
96. Scottie Pippen* 947
97. Brook Lopez 941
98. Rasho Nesterovic 934
99. Sam Perkins 933
100. Chris Bosh 932
101. Chris Kaman 931
102. Antoine Carr 925
103. Yao Ming* 920
104. Raef LaFrentz 919
105. 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. Paul Millsap 858
118. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
120. Kurt Thomas 841
121. Joakim Noah 840
  Danny Schayes 840
123. Joel Przybilla 836
124. Alex English* 833
125. Marvin Webster 829
126. Joe Meriweather 810
127. Alvan Adams 808
128. Tracy McGrady 807
129. LeBron James 805
130. Vince Carter 801
131. Jerome Kersey 799
132. Vin Baker 798
  LaMarcus Aldridge 798
134. Marcin Gortat 796
  Dwyane Wade 796
136. Clarence Weatherspoon 794
  Ben Poquette 794
138. Jon Koncak 791
139. Charles Smith 789
140. Gar Heard 780
141. Robin Lopez 769
142. Al Horford 767
  Duane Causwell 767
144. Anthony Davis 761
145. Amir Johnson 760
146. Oliver Miller 758
147. Larry Bird* 755
148. Pervis Ellison 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
151. David West 751
152. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
154. Rich Kelley 749
155. JaVale McGee 747
156. Paul Pierce 743
157. Dave Greenwood 736
158. Kevin Durant 735
159. Ron Harper 729
160. Michael Cage 725
161. Clyde Drexler* 719
162. Clemon Johnson 717
163. Tony Battie 713
164. Billy Paultz 706
165. Michael Olowokandi 697
166. Taj Gibson 696
  Kurt Nimphius 696
168. Jim McIlvaine 691
169. Nene Hilario 686
170. Kelvin Cato 685
171. Stromile Swift 683
172. Gerald Wallace 681
173. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
175. George Gervin* 670
176. Bill Cartwright 668
177. Andrew Bynum 657
178. Olden Polynice 651
  Bismack Biyombo 651
180. Terry Cummings 650
181. Spencer Hawes 648
182. Jim Chones 643
183. Dominique Wilkins* 642
184. Kobe Bryant 640
185. Nazr Mohammed 639
186. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
188. Mickey Johnson 632
189. DeSagana Diop 630
190. Spencer Haywood* 629
191. Tom Chambers 627
192. Derrick Favors 624
  James Worthy* 624
194. Kevin Kunnert 616
  Rudy Gay 616
196. Darko Milicic 613
197. Derrick McKey 611
198. Armen Gilliam 607
199. Jamaal Magloire 603
200. Cliff Levingston 593
  Ronny Turiaf 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. DeMarcus Cousins 561
  Brian Grant 561
214. Andre Drummond 559
  Lonnie Shelton 559
216. Nate Thurmond* 553
217. Kermit Washington 550
218. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
220. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
222. Rashard Lewis 541
223. 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. Joel Anthony 527
  Will Perdue 527
232. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
234. Michael Cooper 523
235. Metta World Peace 522
236. James Bailey 521
237. Hassan Whiteside 518
  Eddie Griffin 518
239. Rudy Gobert 514
240. Channing Frye 511
241. Truck Robinson 510
  Jim Brewer 510
243. Mark Blount 508
244. Brad Lohaus 503
  Boris Diaw 503
246. Otis Thorpe 501
247. Tayshaun Prince 500
  Wayman Tisdale 500
249. Sean Rooks 499
250. Darius Miles 495

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. 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
  Bob Netolicky 52
  Billy Knight 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. Stew Johnson 40
  Cincinnatus Powell 40
73. Ronald Thomas 39
74. Donnie Freeman 37
  Mark Olberding 37
76. Chuck Williams 36
  Don Chaney 36
78. Kevin Joyce 34
79. Roy Ebron 32
  Jimmy Jones 32
81. Barry Parkhill 30
82. Warren Jabali 29
83. Bob Warren 28
  George Irvine 28
85. Bo Lamar 27
  Ed Manning 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. Gene Littles 21
  Billy Cunningham* 21
  Freddie Lewis 21
99. Donald Washington 20
  George Karl 20
  Bill Melchionni 20
  Scott English 20
  Billy Schaeffer 20
104. Marv Roberts 19
  Billy Shepherd 19
106. Jim McDaniels 17
107. Simmie Hill 16
  Mack Calvin 16
  Aulcie Perry 16
  Johnny Baum 16
111. Mike D'Antoni 14
  Chuck Terry 14
113. Charles Jordan 13
  Willie Long 13
  Glen Combs 13
116. Al Smith 12
  Patrick McFarland 12
118. Bill Keller 11
119. Walter Simon 10
  Henry Ward 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
  Claude Terry 10
  John Beasley 10
  Fly Williams 10
  Steve Green 10
126. Mike Flynn 9
  Ticky Burden 9
  Don Adams 9
  Jimmy 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. Wendell Ladner 7
  Joe Reaves 7
  Larry Finch 7
140. Paul Stovall 6
  Oliver Taylor 6
  Larry Miller 6
  Billy Harris 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
  George Lehmann 4
  Collis Temple 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. Ken Smith 0
  Milt Williams 0
  Bob Lackey 0
  Skeeter Swift 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Wayne Pack 0
  Jerry Pender 0
  Bernie Williams 0
  Skip Wise 0
  Bernie Fryer 0
  Art Williams 0
  Billy James 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Mike Lewis 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Greg Lee 0
  Roy McPipe 0
  Reggie Royals 0
  Rich Rinaldi 0
  Bill Newton 0
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