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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Defensive Rating

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NBA/ABA

Rank Player DRtg
1. Gar Heard 95.30
2. Tim Duncan 95.49
3. Dave Cowens* 95.52
4. David Robinson* 95.65
5. Ben Wallace 95.76
6. Clifford Ray 96.26
7. Wes Unseld* 96.31
8. Sam Lacey 96.45
9. Jim Ard 96.53
10. George Johnson 96.67
11. Paul Silas 96.77
12. Elvin Hayes* 97.36
13. George McGinnis 97.61
14. Kim Hughes 97.66
15. Hakeem Olajuwon* 97.89
16. Connie Hawkins* 98.08
17. Bob Lanier* 98.40
18. Jim Brewer 98.51
19. Marcus Camby 98.53
20. Dwight Howard 98.57
21. Steve Mix 98.72
22. Mel Daniels* 98.91
23. Kevin Garnett 98.99
24. Patrick Ewing* 99.08
25. Yao Ming 99.10
26. Rich Kelley 99.18
27. Dikembe Mutombo 99.19
28. Bobby Jones 99.25
29. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 99.30
30. Len Elmore 99.33
31. Rick Barry* 99.44
32. Julius Erving* 99.53
33. Alonzo Mourning* 99.57
34. Ted McClain 99.59
35. Truck Robinson 99.74
36. Bob McAdoo* 99.75
37. Manu Ginobili 99.90
38. Marvin Webster 99.92
39. Alvan Adams 99.94
40. Jermaine O'Neal 100.08
41. Shawn Kemp 100.14
42. Darryl Dawkins 100.25
43. Dennis Rodman* 100.26
44. Jim Chones 100.27
45. Tree Rollins 100.36
46. Mark Eaton 100.37
47. Bruce Seals 100.37
48. Darnell Hillman 100.43
49. Spencer Haywood 100.44
50. Bob Dandridge 100.48
51. Mike Green 100.60
52. Jo Jo White 100.83
53. Shawn Bradley 100.92
54. Rasheed Wallace 100.96
55. Chris Webber 100.96
56. Steve Hawes 101.01
57. Karl Malone* 101.05
58. Sidney Wicks 101.08
59. Quinn Buckner 101.09
60. Kurt Thomas 101.13
61. Theo Ratliff 101.18
62. Robert Horry 101.19
63. Al Skinner 101.21
64. Dan Roundfield 101.23
65. Shaquille O'Neal 101.26
66. Jimmy Jones 101.28
67. Kenyon Martin 101.31
68. Bonzi Wells 101.32
69. Billy Paultz 101.33
70. Rajon Rondo 101.38
71. Vlade Divac 101.38
72. Jack Sikma 101.38
73. Shawn Marion 101.39
74. Artis Gilmore* 101.40
75. Larry Bird* 101.44
76. Fred Brown 101.48
77. Paul Westphal 101.48
78. Ervin Johnson 101.48
79. Mickey Johnson 101.50
80. Scottie Pippen* 101.51
81. Foots Walker 101.58
82. Caldwell Jones 101.60
83. Jeff Foster 101.68
84. Marvin Barnes 101.68
85. Lonnie Shelton 101.70
86. Kendrick Perkins 101.72
87. Coby Dietrick 101.73
88. Chris Dudley 101.74
89. Bo Outlaw 101.82
90. Tyson Chandler 101.83
91. Mike Gale 101.83
92. Wil Jones 101.88
93. Brian Grant 101.88
94. Robert Parish* 101.88
95. Carlos Boozer 101.91
96. Rasho Nesterovic 102.00
97. Jason Kidd 102.00
98. M.L. Carr 102.04
99. P.J. Brown 102.05
100. Tim Bassett 102.06
101. Aaron McKie 102.06
102. LeBron James 102.10
103. Nazr Mohammed 102.16
104. Larry Kenon 102.17
105. Samuel Dalembert 102.21
106. Mike Bantom 102.22
107. Charles Oakley 102.24
108. Pete Maravich* 102.24
109. Bruce Bowen 102.25
110. Swen Nater 102.25
111. Elden Campbell 102.26
112. John Drew 102.33
113. Maurice Lucas 102.35
114. Fatty Taylor 102.36
115. Alton Lister 102.40
116. Chris Ford 102.40
117. Gus Williams 102.47
118. Charlie Scott 102.50
119. Rick Mahorn 102.51
120. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 102.51
121. Paul Pierce 102.51
122. Andrei Kirilenko 102.51
123. John Johnson 102.54
124. Dale Davis 102.63
125. Jan Van Breda Kolff 102.65
126. Henry Bibby 102.68
127. Bingo Smith 102.71
128. Lionel Hollins 102.72
129. Nene Hilario 102.73
130. Don Buse 102.81
131. Michael Jordan* 102.83
132. Eddie Jones 102.85
133. George Lynch 102.85
134. Tyrone Hill 102.91
135. Kevin Porter 102.94
136. Jim Cleamons 102.98
137. Gus Gerard 103.06
138. Antonio McDyess 103.06
139. Dwight Jones 103.08
140. Goo Kennedy 103.12
141. Andrew Bogut 103.14
142. Donyell Marshall 103.19
143. Rich Jones 103.19
144. Derrick Coleman 103.20
145. Josh Smith 103.21
146. Metta World Peace 103.22
147. Tony Battie 103.34
148. Jerome Kersey 103.34
149. Dwyane Wade 103.35
150. Micheal Ray Richardson 103.35
151. Emeka Okafor 103.38
152. Gerald Wallace 103.42
153. Bryon Russell 103.42
154. Clifford Robinson 103.47
155. Jamaal Wilkes* 103.49
156. Antonio Davis 103.50
157. Greg Ballard 103.51
158. Elton Brand 103.53
159. Kent Benson 103.53
160. Darrell Armstrong 103.55
161. Jim Eakins 103.56
162. Randy Denton 103.57
163. Kurt Rambis 103.58
164. Lamar Odom 103.64
165. Bird Averitt 103.64
166. Tom Owens 103.64
167. Anthony Mason 103.69
168. Luol Deng 103.74
169. Paul Millsap 103.76
170. Scott Wedman 103.76
171. Erick Dampier 103.82
172. Dirk Nowitzki 103.82
173. Tracy McGrady 103.82
174. Nate McMillan 103.85
175. Ron Harper 103.86
176. Ralph Simpson 103.91
177. John Stockton* 103.92
178. Doug Christie 103.92
179. Bill Laimbeer 103.94
180. Brevin Knight 103.95
181. Trevor Ariza 103.95
182. Buck Williams 103.97
183. Eric Snow 103.97
184. Kerry Kittles 103.98
185. James Posey 104.05
186. Larry Nance 104.06
187. Ray Williams 104.08
188. Greg Anthony 104.08
189. Willie Wise 104.09
190. Chris Paul 104.10
191. Gerald Govan 104.11
192. John Salley 104.17
193. Roger Brown* 104.18
194. Campy Russell 104.18
195. David West 104.19
196. Kenny Thomas 104.21
197. Brian Taylor 104.21
198. Drew Gooden 104.24
199. Udonis Haslem 104.24
200. Toni Kukoc 104.26
201. Phil Smith 104.26
202. Rodney Rogers 104.28
203. Charles Edge 104.31
204. Tony Parker 104.32
205. Paul Pressey 104.35
206. Byron Beck 104.39
207. Dan Issel* 104.40
208. Moses Malone* 104.40
209. Keith Van Horn 104.43
210. Dave Twardzik 104.43
211. Lorenzen Wright 104.44
212. Horace Grant 104.44
213. John Starks 104.44
214. Wayne Cooper 104.44
215. Hot Rod Williams 104.47
216. Randy Smith 104.48
217. Magic Johnson* 104.48
218. John Williamson 104.50
219. Terrell Brandon 104.51
220. Tom Gugliotta 104.52
221. Charles Barkley* 104.54
222. Rudy Tomjanovich 104.55
223. Andrew Lang 104.56
224. Pau Gasol 104.57
225. Cliff Robinson 104.61
226. George Karl 104.66
227. Jon Koncak 104.70
228. Marques Johnson 104.70
229. Terry Cummings 104.71
230. Christian Laettner 104.72
231. Mark West 104.72
232. Brian Winters 104.73
233. Dennis Johnson* 104.75
234. Antoine Walker 104.77
235. Dave Robisch 104.78
236. Bob Sura 104.80
237. Chris Kaman 104.80
238. Charles Smith 104.80
239. Marv Roberts 104.80
240. Mookie Blaylock 104.81
241. Luis Scola 104.83
242. Shane Battier 104.86
243. Mike Flynn 104.89
244. Louie Dampier 104.89
245. Doc Rivers 104.91
246. Anfernee Hardaway 104.93
247. Tom Henderson 104.94
248. Kevin Durant 104.94
249. Fat Lever 104.99
250. Brad Miller 104.99

NBA

Rank Player DRtg
1. Gar Heard 95.30
2. Tim Duncan 95.49
3. Dave Cowens* 95.52
4. David Robinson* 95.65
5. Ben Wallace 95.76
6. Clifford Ray 96.26
7. Wes Unseld* 96.31
8. Sam Lacey 96.45
9. George Johnson 96.67
10. Paul Silas 96.77
11. George McGinnis 97.30
12. Elvin Hayes* 97.36
13. Hakeem Olajuwon* 97.89
14. Bob Lanier* 98.40
15. Jim Brewer 98.51
16. Marcus Camby 98.53
17. Dwight Howard 98.57
18. Steve Mix 98.72
19. Kevin Garnett 98.99
20. Patrick Ewing* 99.08
21. Yao Ming 99.10
22. Rich Kelley 99.18
23. Dikembe Mutombo 99.19
24. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 99.30
25. Bobby Jones 99.37
26. Rick Barry* 99.44
27. Alonzo Mourning* 99.57
28. Truck Robinson 99.74
29. Bob McAdoo* 99.75
30. Manu Ginobili 99.90
31. Alvan Adams 99.94
32. Jermaine O'Neal 100.08
33. Shawn Kemp 100.14
34. Jim Chones 100.23
35. Darryl Dawkins 100.25
36. Dennis Rodman* 100.26
37. Tree Rollins 100.36
38. Mark Eaton 100.37
39. Spencer Haywood 100.44
40. Bob Dandridge 100.48
41. Jo Jo White 100.83
42. Julius Erving* 100.89
43. Shawn Bradley 100.92
44. Rasheed Wallace 100.96
45. Chris Webber 100.96
46. Steve Hawes 101.01
47. Karl Malone* 101.05
48. Sidney Wicks 101.08
49. Quinn Buckner 101.09
50. Kurt Thomas 101.13
51. Theo Ratliff 101.18
52. Robert Horry 101.19
53. Dan Roundfield 101.21
54. Shaquille O'Neal 101.26
55. Kenyon Martin 101.31
56. Bonzi Wells 101.32
57. Rajon Rondo 101.38
58. Vlade Divac 101.38
59. Jack Sikma 101.38
60. Shawn Marion 101.39
61. Larry Bird* 101.44
62. Fred Brown 101.48
63. Paul Westphal 101.48
64. Ervin Johnson 101.48
65. Mickey Johnson 101.50
66. Scottie Pippen* 101.51
67. Foots Walker 101.58
68. Jeff Foster 101.68
69. Lonnie Shelton 101.70
70. Kendrick Perkins 101.72
71. Chris Dudley 101.74
72. Bo Outlaw 101.82
73. Tyson Chandler 101.83
74. Brian Grant 101.88
75. Robert Parish* 101.88
76. Caldwell Jones 101.88
77. Carlos Boozer 101.91
78. Rasho Nesterovic 102.00
79. Jason Kidd 102.00
80. P.J. Brown 102.05
81. Aaron McKie 102.06
82. LeBron James 102.10
83. Nazr Mohammed 102.16
84. Samuel Dalembert 102.21
85. Mike Bantom 102.22
86. Charles Oakley 102.24
87. Pete Maravich* 102.24
88. Bruce Bowen 102.25
89. Elden Campbell 102.26
90. Maurice Lucas 102.30
91. John Drew 102.33
92. Alton Lister 102.40
93. Chris Ford 102.40
94. Gus Williams 102.47
95. Charlie Scott 102.50
96. Rick Mahorn 102.51
97. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 102.51
98. Paul Pierce 102.51
99. Andrei Kirilenko 102.51
100. John Johnson 102.54
101. Dale Davis 102.63
102. Henry Bibby 102.68
103. Bingo Smith 102.71
104. Lionel Hollins 102.72
105. Nene Hilario 102.73
106. Michael Jordan* 102.83
107. Eddie Jones 102.85
108. George Lynch 102.85
109. Tyrone Hill 102.91
110. Kevin Porter 102.94
111. Jim Cleamons 102.98
112. Antonio McDyess 103.06
113. Dwight Jones 103.08
114. Don Buse 103.10
115. Andrew Bogut 103.14
116. Donyell Marshall 103.19
117. Derrick Coleman 103.20
118. Josh Smith 103.21
119. Metta World Peace 103.22
120. Tony Battie 103.34
121. Jerome Kersey 103.34
122. Dwyane Wade 103.35
123. Micheal Ray Richardson 103.35
124. Emeka Okafor 103.38
125. Gerald Wallace 103.42
126. Bryon Russell 103.42
127. Clifford Robinson 103.47
128. Larry Kenon 103.48
129. Jamaal Wilkes* 103.49
130. Antonio Davis 103.50
131. Greg Ballard 103.51
132. Elton Brand 103.53
133. Kent Benson 103.53
134. Darrell Armstrong 103.55
135. Kurt Rambis 103.58
136. Lamar Odom 103.64
137. Artis Gilmore* 103.65
138. Anthony Mason 103.69
139. Luol Deng 103.74
140. Paul Millsap 103.76
141. Scott Wedman 103.76
142. Erick Dampier 103.82
143. Dirk Nowitzki 103.82
144. Tracy McGrady 103.82
145. Nate McMillan 103.85
146. Ron Harper 103.86
147. John Stockton* 103.92
148. Doug Christie 103.92
149. Bill Laimbeer 103.94
150. Brevin Knight 103.95
151. Trevor Ariza 103.95
152. Buck Williams 103.97
153. Eric Snow 103.97
154. Kerry Kittles 103.98
155. James Posey 104.05
156. Larry Nance 104.06
157. Ray Williams 104.08
158. Greg Anthony 104.08
159. Chris Paul 104.10
160. John Salley 104.17
161. Campy Russell 104.18
162. David West 104.19
163. Kenny Thomas 104.21
164. Drew Gooden 104.24
165. Udonis Haslem 104.24
166. Toni Kukoc 104.26
167. Phil Smith 104.26
168. Rodney Rogers 104.28
169. Tony Parker 104.32
170. Paul Pressey 104.35
171. Keith Van Horn 104.43
172. Lorenzen Wright 104.44
173. Horace Grant 104.44
174. John Starks 104.44
175. Wayne Cooper 104.44
176. Hot Rod Williams 104.47
177. Randy Smith 104.48
178. Magic Johnson* 104.48
179. Terrell Brandon 104.51
180. Tom Gugliotta 104.52
181. Charles Barkley* 104.54
182. Rudy Tomjanovich 104.55
183. Andrew Lang 104.56
184. Pau Gasol 104.57
185. Cliff Robinson 104.61
186. Moses Malone* 104.68
187. Jon Koncak 104.70
188. Marques Johnson 104.70
189. Terry Cummings 104.71
190. Christian Laettner 104.72
191. Mark West 104.72
192. Brian Winters 104.73
193. Dennis Johnson* 104.75
194. Antoine Walker 104.77
195. Bob Sura 104.80
196. Chris Kaman 104.80
197. Charles Smith 104.80
198. Mookie Blaylock 104.81
199. Luis Scola 104.83
200. Shane Battier 104.86
201. Doc Rivers 104.91
202. Anfernee Hardaway 104.93
203. Tom Henderson 104.94
204. Kevin Durant 104.94
205. Fat Lever 104.99
206. Brad Miller 104.99
207. Tiny Archibald* 104.99
208. Rafer Alston 105.00
209. Hedo Turkoglu 105.02
210. Kobe Bryant 105.04
211. Andre Iguodala 105.05
212. Sidney Moncrief 105.10
213. Clyde Drexler* 105.12
214. Austin Carr 105.13
215. Benoit Benjamin 105.16
216. Kirk Hinrich 105.17
217. Al Jefferson 105.18
218. Herb Williams 105.19
219. Kevin Willis 105.23
220. Brad Daugherty 105.25
221. Travis Best 105.30
222. Maurice Cheeks 105.32
223. Shandon Anderson 105.32
224. Chris Bosh 105.32
225. Kenny Carr 105.32
226. Ricky Sobers 105.33
227. Larry Hughes 105.34
228. Mehmet Okur 105.35
229. Josh Howard 105.36
230. Terry Tyler 105.41
231. Brent Barry 105.42
232. Troy Murphy 105.43
233. Baron Davis 105.44
234. Steve Francis 105.50
235. Kevin Grevey 105.52
236. Amar'e Stoudemire 105.53
237. Stacey Augmon 105.53
238. Bobby Jackson 105.54
239. Danny Manning 105.54
240. Allen Iverson 105.55
241. Derek Anderson 105.55
242. Mychal Thompson 105.59
243. LaPhonso Ellis 105.59
244. Gary Payton* 105.60
245. Chris Mills 105.63
246. Junior Bridgeman 105.67
247. Rod Strickland 105.67
248. Lindsey Hunter 105.70
249. LaSalle Thompson 105.73
250. Cedric Maxwell 105.76

ABA

Rank Player DRtg
1. Artis Gilmore* 94.95
2. Julius Erving* 95.70
3. Billy Paultz 98.20
4. George McGinnis 98.39
5. Bobby Jones 98.86
6. Mel Daniels* 99.02
7. Swen Nater 99.18
8. Ted McClain 99.34
9. Mike Gale 99.56
10. Len Elmore 99.72
11. Larry Kenon 99.85
12. Brian Taylor 100.30
13. Coby Dietrick 100.36
14. Dan Issel* 100.60
15. Caldwell Jones 100.74
16. Darnell Hillman 101.22
17. Mike Green 101.35
18. Moses Malone* 101.50
19. Wil Jones 102.01
20. Marvin Barnes 102.05
21. Don Buse 102.16
22. George Gervin* 102.41
23. Maurice Lucas 102.57
24. Bird Averitt 102.92
25. Dave Robisch 103.08
26. Goo Kennedy 103.10
27. Bill Melchionni 103.14
28. Joe Caldwell 103.31
29. Rich Jones 103.79
30. John Williamson 103.81
31. Fatty Taylor 103.92
32. Randy Denton 103.95
33. Tom Owens 104.03
34. Gerald Govan 104.11
35. Ralph Simpson 104.12
36. Roger Brown* 104.18
37. Jan Van Breda Kolff 104.21
38. Charles Edge 104.31
39. Jim Eakins 104.43
40. Louie Dampier 104.47
41. George Karl 104.62
42. David Thompson* 104.73
43. Tim Bassett 104.84
44. Byron Beck 104.87
45. Marv Roberts 104.87
46. Chuck Terry 104.99
47. Gus Gerard 105.17
48. Billy Knight 105.25
49. Warren Jabali 105.30
50. James Silas 105.43
51. Jimmy Jones 106.05
52. John Roche 106.09
53. Willie Wise 106.12
54. Red Robbins 106.13
55. Mack Calvin 106.17
56. Ron Boone 106.77
57. Freddie Lewis 106.81
58. Al Smith 106.98
59. Mike Barr 107.24
60. George Adams 107.29
61. Stew Johnson 107.59
62. Lee Davis 107.67
63. Cincinnatus Powell 107.85
64. Mike Jackson 107.92
65. Johnny Neumann 108.02
66. Donnie Freeman 108.06
67. Kevin Joyce 108.07
68. Jimmy O'Brien 108.08
69. Dave Twardzik 108.09
70. George Carter 108.25
71. Billy Shepherd 108.28
72. Travis Grant 108.35
73. Bill Keller 108.35
74. Chuck Williams 108.39
75. Steve Jones 108.66
76. Bo Lamar 109.02
77. Barry Parkhill 110.08
78. Larry Finch 111.76