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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Defensive Rebounds

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Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NBA/ABA

Rank Player DRB
1. Artis Gilmore* 11514
2. Karl Malone* 11406
3. Kevin Garnett 11318
4. Tim Duncan 10900
5. Moses Malone* 10452
6. Robert Parish* 10117
7. Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
8. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
9. Shaquille O'Neal 8890
10. Patrick Ewing* 8855
11. Dirk Nowitzki 8685
12. Dikembe Mutombo* 8551
13. Buck Williams 8491
14. Charles Barkley* 8286
15. Charles Oakley 8281
16. Jack Sikma 8274
17. Kevin Willis 7769
18. Caldwell Jones 7764
19. Dennis Rodman* 7625
20. Bill Laimbeer 7581
21. Dwight Howard 7456
22. Dan Issel* 7437
23. David Robinson* 7414
24. Shawn Marion 7369
25. Larry Bird* 7217
26. Ben Wallace 7038
27. Elvin Hayes* 6973
28. Jason Kidd 6957
29. Otis Thorpe 6924
30. Marcus Camby 6902
31. Julius Erving* 6836
32. Mel Daniels* 6648
33. Maurice Lucas 6608
34. Pau Gasol 6583
35. Billy Paultz 6575
36. Vlade Divac 6445
37. Lamar Odom 6238
38. Paul Pierce 6214
39. Carlos Boozer 6155
40. A.C. Green 6119
41. George McGinnis 6090
42. Horace Grant 5976
43. Swen Nater 5918
44. Zach Randolph 5863
45. Chris Webber 5853
46. Rasheed Wallace 5826
47. Shawn Kemp 5808
48. Elton Brand 5682
49. Tyson Chandler 5611
50. Antawn Jamison 5600
51. Bob McAdoo* 5502
52. Terry Cummings 5447
53. James Donaldson 5432
54. Scottie Pippen* 5426
55. LeBron James 5421
56. Michael Cage 5419
57. P.J. Brown 5407
58. Kurt Thomas 5406
59. Anthony Mason 5367
60. Sam Perkins 5342
  Kobe Bryant 5342
62. Chris Bosh 5323
63. Dale Davis 5302
64. Truck Robinson 5282
65. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
66. Sam Lacey 5226
67. Antonio McDyess 5160
68. Derrick Coleman 5153
69. Detlef Schrempf 5152
70. Rick Mahorn 5143
71. Dave Cowens* 5122
72. Mark Eaton 5082
73. Juwan Howard 5080
74. Al Jefferson 5076
75. Larry Nance 5053
76. Michael Jordan* 5004
77. Antoine Walker 4997
78. Grant Hill 4993
79. Wes Unseld* 4974
80. Gerald Govan 4959
81. Magic Johnson* 4958
82. Alonzo Mourning* 4953
83. Dan Roundfield 4926
84. Alvan Adams 4922
85. Herb Williams 4885
86. Bob Lanier* 4853
87. Josh Smith 4794
88. Kevin McHale* 4764
89. Tom Chambers 4761
90. Larry Smith 4724
91. Mychal Thompson 4722
92. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
93. Jim Chones 4691
94. David Lee 4674
95. Samuel Dalembert 4653
96. Dave Greenwood 4616
97. Benoit Benjamin 4604
98. Tree Rollins 4602
99. LaSalle Thompson 4566
100. Brad Miller 4491
101. Donyell Marshall 4478
102. Tyrone Hill 4458
103. Clifford Robinson 4454
104. Amar'e Stoudemire 4446
105. Antonio Davis 4432
106. Mike Gminski 4398
  Larry Kenon 4398
108. Olden Polynice 4380
109. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
110. Troy Murphy 4335
111. Spencer Haywood* 4332
112. Bill Cartwright 4294
113. Armen Gilliam 4284
114. Rony Seikaly 4282
  Erick Dampier 4282
116. Mickey Johnson 4264
117. Vince Carter 4243
118. David West 4239
119. Elden Campbell 4236
120. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
121. James Edwards 4200
122. Christian Laettner 4185
123. Dave Robisch 4181
124. Alton Lister 4152
125. Joe Smith 4119
126. Chris Kaman 4078
127. Clyde Drexler* 4062
128. Ray Allen 4042
129. Brad Daugherty 4020
130. Red Robbins 4019
131. Rashard Lewis 4015
132. Jerome Kersey 4009
133. Udonis Haslem 4008
134. Tom Gugliotta 3994
135. Al Harrington 3987
136. Grant Long 3986
137. Bobby Jones 3980
138. Tracy McGrady 3976
139. Wayne Cooper 3946
140. Emeka Okafor 3940
141. Hot Rod Williams 3928
142. Gary Payton* 3877
143. Cliff Robinson 3874
144. Carmelo Anthony 3855
145. Danny Schayes 3852
146. Kenyon Martin 3847
147. Bill Walton* 3820
148. Tom Owens 3814
149. Rich Kelley 3806
150. George Johnson 3789
151. Brian Grant 3788
152. George Gervin* 3786
153. Reggie Evans 3781
154. Alex English* 3760
155. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
156. Rik Smits 3746
157. Andrew Bogut 3730
158. Andre Iguodala 3728
159. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
160. LaMarcus Aldridge 3698
161. Kevin Love 3697
162. Gerald Wallace 3693
163. Michael Finley 3683
  Drew Gooden 3683
165. Mark Jackson 3682
166. Jim Eakins 3664
167. Mike Miller 3661
168. Clifford Ray 3630
169. Robert Horry 3625
170. Mark Olberding 3611
171. Vin Baker 3604
172. Chuck Person 3601
173. Rick Barry* 3589
174. Mark West 3562
175. Nene Hilario 3535
176. Shawn Bradley 3525
177. Dave Corzine 3515
178. Larry Johnson 3506
179. Wayman Tisdale 3500
  Richard Jefferson 3500
181. Kenny Carr 3493
182. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
183. Ervin Johnson 3471
184. Kevin Durant 3460
185. Darnell Hillman 3451
186. Rodney McCray 3442
  Wil Jones 3442
188. Glen Rice 3441
189. Greg Ballard 3424
190. Thurl Bailey 3414
191. Bob Netolicky 3408
192. Loy Vaught 3399
193. Paul Millsap 3388
194. Luol Deng 3386
195. Andre Miller 3383
196. Joe Johnson 3381
197. Bernard King* 3356
198. Mike Dunleavy 3341
199. Gar Heard 3329
200. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
201. Kurt Rambis 3321
202. Tyrone Corbin 3320
203. Al Horford 3319
204. Joakim Noah 3309
205. Darryl Dawkins 3307
206. James Posey 3306
207. Reggie Miller* 3299
208. Sidney Wicks 3268
209. Caron Butler 3267
210. Yao Ming 3261
211. Lorenzen Wright 3255
212. Adrian Dantley* 3248
213. Luis Scola 3242
214. Xavier McDaniel 3231
215. Chris Dudley 3223
216. Paul Silas 3213
  Julius Keye 3213
218. Jason Richardson 3212
219. Metta World Peace 3204
220. Mehmet Okur 3175
221. Glenn Robinson 3162
222. Terry Porter 3157
223. Cedric Maxwell 3153
224. Jeff Foster 3147
  James Worthy* 3147
226. Dan Majerle 3140
227. Kendrick Perkins 3123
228. Willie Wise 3120
229. Corey Maggette 3107
230. DeAndre Jordan 3103
231. Eddie Jones 3096
232. Tayshaun Prince 3092
  Danny Manning 3092
234. Boris Diaw 3089
235. John Stockton* 3085
236. Fat Lever 3081
237. Byron Beck 3067
238. Terry Tyler 3066
239. Dwight Jones 3057
240. Nick Anderson 3053
  Theo Ratliff 3053
242. Eddie Johnson 3046
243. Steve Hawes 3040
244. Peja Stojakovic 3035
245. Chris Mullin* 3008
246. Marc Gasol 3003
247. Robert Reid 3001
248. Goose Ligon 2999
  Steve Nash 2999
250. Jamaal Magloire 2990

NBA

Rank Player DRB
1. Karl Malone* 11406
2. Kevin Garnett 11318
3. Tim Duncan 10900
4. Robert Parish* 10117
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
6. Moses Malone* 9481
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
8. Shaquille O'Neal 8890
9. Patrick Ewing* 8855
10. Dirk Nowitzki 8685
11. Dikembe Mutombo* 8551
12. Buck Williams 8491
13. Charles Barkley* 8286
14. Charles Oakley 8281
15. Jack Sikma 8274
16. Kevin Willis 7769
17. Dennis Rodman* 7625
18. Bill Laimbeer 7581
19. Dwight Howard 7456
20. David Robinson* 7414
21. Shawn Marion 7369
22. Larry Bird* 7217
23. Ben Wallace 7038
24. Elvin Hayes* 6973
25. Jason Kidd 6957
26. Otis Thorpe 6924
27. Marcus Camby 6902
28. Pau Gasol 6583
29. Artis Gilmore* 6522
30. Vlade Divac 6445
31. Lamar Odom 6238
32. Paul Pierce 6214
33. Carlos Boozer 6155
34. A.C. Green 6119
35. Horace Grant 5976
36. Zach Randolph 5863
37. Chris Webber 5853
38. Rasheed Wallace 5826
39. Shawn Kemp 5808
40. Elton Brand 5682
41. Caldwell Jones 5621
42. Tyson Chandler 5611
43. Antawn Jamison 5600
44. Bob McAdoo* 5502
45. Terry Cummings 5447
46. James Donaldson 5432
47. Scottie Pippen* 5426
48. LeBron James 5421
49. Michael Cage 5419
50. P.J. Brown 5407
51. Kurt Thomas 5406
52. Maurice Lucas 5401
53. Anthony Mason 5367
54. Kobe Bryant 5342
  Sam Perkins 5342
56. Chris Bosh 5323
57. Dale Davis 5302
58. Truck Robinson 5282
59. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
60. Sam Lacey 5226
61. Antonio McDyess 5160
62. Derrick Coleman 5153
63. Detlef Schrempf 5152
64. Rick Mahorn 5143
65. Dave Cowens* 5122
66. Mark Eaton 5082
67. Juwan Howard 5080
68. Al Jefferson 5076
69. Larry Nance 5053
70. Michael Jordan* 5004
71. Antoine Walker 4997
72. Grant Hill 4993
73. Wes Unseld* 4974
74. Magic Johnson* 4958
75. Alonzo Mourning* 4953
76. Alvan Adams 4922
77. Herb Williams 4885
78. Bob Lanier* 4853
79. Dan Roundfield 4798
80. Josh Smith 4794
81. Kevin McHale* 4764
82. Tom Chambers 4761
83. Larry Smith 4724
84. Mychal Thompson 4722
85. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
86. David Lee 4674
87. Samuel Dalembert 4653
88. Dave Greenwood 4616
89. Benoit Benjamin 4604
90. Tree Rollins 4602
91. LaSalle Thompson 4566
92. Brad Miller 4491
93. Donyell Marshall 4478
94. Tyrone Hill 4458
95. Clifford Robinson 4454
96. Amar'e Stoudemire 4446
97. Antonio Davis 4432
98. Mike Gminski 4398
99. Olden Polynice 4380
100. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
101. Troy Murphy 4335
102. Bill Cartwright 4294
103. Armen Gilliam 4284
104. Rony Seikaly 4282
  Erick Dampier 4282
106. Mickey Johnson 4264
107. Vince Carter 4243
108. David West 4239
109. Elden Campbell 4236
110. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
111. James Edwards 4200
112. Christian Laettner 4185
113. Alton Lister 4152
114. Joe Smith 4119
115. Chris Kaman 4078
116. Clyde Drexler* 4062
117. Ray Allen 4042
118. Dan Issel* 4021
119. Brad Daugherty 4020
120. Rashard Lewis 4015
121. Jerome Kersey 4009
122. Udonis Haslem 4008
123. Tom Gugliotta 3994
124. Al Harrington 3987
125. Grant Long 3986
126. Tracy McGrady 3976
127. Wayne Cooper 3946
128. Emeka Okafor 3940
129. Hot Rod Williams 3928
130. Gary Payton* 3877
131. Cliff Robinson 3874
132. Carmelo Anthony 3855
133. Danny Schayes 3852
134. Kenyon Martin 3847
135. Bill Walton* 3820
136. Rich Kelley 3806
137. Jim Chones 3794
138. George Johnson 3789
139. Brian Grant 3788
140. Reggie Evans 3781
141. Alex English* 3760
142. Swen Nater 3759
143. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
144. Rik Smits 3746
145. Andrew Bogut 3730
146. Andre Iguodala 3728
147. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
148. LaMarcus Aldridge 3698
149. Kevin Love 3697
150. Gerald Wallace 3693
151. Drew Gooden 3683
  Michael Finley 3683
153. Mark Jackson 3682
154. Mike Miller 3661
155. Clifford Ray 3630
156. Robert Horry 3625
157. Vin Baker 3604
158. Chuck Person 3601
159. George McGinnis 3576
160. Mark West 3562
161. Nene Hilario 3535
162. Julius Erving* 3534
163. Shawn Bradley 3525
164. Dave Corzine 3515
165. Larry Johnson 3506
166. Wayman Tisdale 3500
  Richard Jefferson 3500
168. Kenny Carr 3493
169. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
170. Ervin Johnson 3471
171. Kevin Durant 3460
172. Rodney McCray 3442
173. Glen Rice 3441
174. Greg Ballard 3424
175. Thurl Bailey 3414
176. Loy Vaught 3399
177. Paul Millsap 3388
178. Luol Deng 3386
179. Andre Miller 3383
180. Joe Johnson 3381
181. Bernard King* 3356
182. Mike Dunleavy 3341
183. Gar Heard 3329
184. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
185. Kurt Rambis 3321
186. Tyrone Corbin 3320
187. Al Horford 3319
188. Joakim Noah 3309
189. Darryl Dawkins 3307
190. James Posey 3306
191. Reggie Miller* 3299
192. Sidney Wicks 3268
193. Caron Butler 3267
194. Mark Olberding 3265
195. Yao Ming 3261
196. Lorenzen Wright 3255
197. Adrian Dantley* 3248
198. Luis Scola 3242
199. Xavier McDaniel 3231
200. Spencer Haywood* 3228
201. Chris Dudley 3223
202. Paul Silas 3213
203. Jason Richardson 3212
204. Metta World Peace 3204
205. Mehmet Okur 3175
206. Glenn Robinson 3162
207. Terry Porter 3157
208. Cedric Maxwell 3153
209. Jeff Foster 3147
  James Worthy* 3147
211. Dan Majerle 3140
212. Kendrick Perkins 3123
213. Corey Maggette 3107
214. DeAndre Jordan 3103
215. Eddie Jones 3096
216. Danny Manning 3092
  Tayshaun Prince 3092
218. Boris Diaw 3089
219. John Stockton* 3085
220. Fat Lever 3081
221. Terry Tyler 3066
222. Dwight Jones 3057
223. Nick Anderson 3053
  Theo Ratliff 3053
225. Eddie Johnson 3046
226. Steve Hawes 3040
227. Peja Stojakovic 3035
228. Chris Mullin* 3008
229. Marc Gasol 3003
230. Robert Reid 3001
231. Steve Nash 2999
232. Jamaal Magloire 2990
233. Marques Johnson 2988
234. Ron Harper 2987
235. Bobby Jones 2968
236. Jim Jackson 2962
237. Latrell Sprewell 2954
238. Andrei Kirilenko 2952
239. John Drew 2930
240. Mitch Richmond* 2920
241. Rod Strickland 2912
242. Tony Battie 2911
243. Nazr Mohammed 2897
244. Kenny Thomas 2894
245. Anderson Varejao 2888
246. Mike Bantom 2885
247. Marcin Gortat 2882
248. Elmore Smith 2880
249. Mark Aguirre 2874
250. Derrick McKey 2872

ABA

Rank Player DRB
1. Mel Daniels* 6624
2. Artis Gilmore* 4992
3. Gerald Govan 4959
4. Billy Paultz 4030
5. Red Robbins 4019
6. Dan Issel* 3416
7. Bob Netolicky 3408
8. Jim Eakins 3369
9. Julius Erving* 3302
10. Julius Keye 3213
11. Byron Beck 3016
12. Goose Ligon 2999
13. Willie Wise 2942
14. John Beasley 2898
15. Wil Jones 2828
16. Gene Moore 2798
17. Ira Harge 2733
18. Warren Davis 2717
19. Cincinnatus Powell 2643
20. Trooper Washington 2640
21. Stew Johnson 2637
22. Mike Lewis 2542
23. Zelmo Beaty 2523
24. George McGinnis 2514
25. Rich Jones 2493
26. Dave Robisch 2359
27. Randy Denton 2210
28. Darnell Hillman 2194
29. Swen Nater 2159
30. Caldwell Jones 2143
31. Warren Jabali 2102
32. Roger Brown* 2092
33. George Carter 2062
34. Ron Boone 2052
35. Les Hunter 2023
36. Tom Owens 1871
37. Manny Leaks 1866
38. Larry Kenon 1818
39. Arthur Becker 1744
40. Wendell Ladner 1675
41. Randolph Mahaffey 1674
42. Doug Moe 1665
43. Jimmy Jones 1601
44. Larry Miller 1499
45. Louie Dampier 1496
46. Walter Simon 1489
47. Donald Sidle 1446
48. Steve Jones 1410
49. Fatty Taylor 1394
50. Ralph Simpson 1393
51. Lee Davis 1380
52. George Gervin* 1365
53. Freddie Lewis 1322
54. Marvin Barnes 1245
55. Coby Dietrick 1228
56. George Peeples 1226
57. Rick Barry* 1223
58. Maurice Lucas 1207
59. Larry Jones 1179
60. Goo Kennedy 1159
61. Mike Green 1149
62. Craig Raymond 1147
63. Frank Card 1124
64. Spencer Haywood* 1104
65. Ronald Franz 1090
66. Wayne Hightower 1085
67. Mack Calvin 1080
68. Ed Johnson 1062
69. George Stone 1053
70. Ed Manning 1047
71. Billy Cunningham* 1017
72. Bobby Jones 1012
73. Tim Bassett 1005
74. John Brisker 1003
75. Donnie Freeman 984
76. Willard Sojourner 978
77. Moses Malone* 971
78. Joe Caldwell 967
79. Julian Hammond 953
80. Mike Jackson 950
81. James Silas 948
82. Connie Hawkins* 944
83. Skip Thoren 939
84. Glen Combs 905
85. Gene Littles 897
  Jim Chones 897
87. Mike Gale 893
88. Marv Roberts 888
89. Bill Melchionni 859
90. Bob Warren 858
91. Simmie Hill 848
92. Chuck Williams 847
93. Bill Keller 834
94. Dan Anderson 828
95. Ted McClain 827
96. Len Elmore 824
97. Willie Long 816
98. John Smith 812
99. Neil Johnson 785
100. Billy Knight 762
101. George Thompson 757
102. Collis Jones 749
103. Sonny Dove 719
104. Willie Murrell 711
105. Don Buse 703
106. Gary Bradds 687
107. Rich Niemann 682
108. Sam Smith 681
109. Jim Ard 680
110. Gus Gerard 669
111. Oliver Taylor 661
112. Joe Hamilton 654
113. Darel Carrier 653
114. Jim McDaniels 649
115. Ronald Thomas 638
116. Jim Hadnot 633
117. David Vaughn 629
118. Lonnie Wright 618
  George Irvine 618
120. Bob Verga 615
121. Jackie Moreland 605
122. Al Smith 604
123. Dave Lattin 601
124. Ray Scott 591
125. Johnny Neumann 576
126. Charles Edge 567
127. Larry Brown* 565
128. George Adams 560
129. Bob Bedell 547
130. Ollie Darden 538
131. Mervin Jackson 530
132. Jan Van Breda Kolff 529
133. Levern Tart 525
134. Keith Swagerty 501
135. Kendall Rhine 497
136. Charlie Scott 488
137. Brian Taylor 486
138. Charles Williams 484
139. Travis Grant 482
140. Skeeter Swift 477
141. Bill McGill 475
142. Al Cueto 460
143. Dave Twardzik 456
144. Kim Hughes 434
145. Jimmy O'Brien 433
146. John Roche 420
147. George Lehmann 415
148. Hank Whitney 414
149. Bo Lamar 408
150. Tommie Bowens 401
151. Jeffrey Congdon 384
152. Roger Brown 373
153. Bird Averitt 369
154. Walter Piatkowski 363
  John Williamson 363
156. Jim Bradley 356
157. Mike Barr 355
158. Al Tucker 347
159. Mark Olberding 346
160. Samuel Robinson 345
161. Charles Beasley 342
162. George Johnson 338
  Chuck Terry 338
164. Johnny Baum 327
  Tom Hoover 327
166. Wayne Chapman 318
167. Mike Barrett 315
168. Mike Butler 311
169. Rick Mount 308
170. David Thompson* 297
171. Art Heyman 295
172. Jim Caldwell 290
173. Al Skinner 289
174. M.L. Carr 288
175. Mel Bennett 277
176. Arvesta Kelly 274
177. Claude Terry 268
  Will Frazier 268
179. Carl Fuller 249
180. George Karl 246
  Scott English 246
182. Larry Cannon 244
183. Charles Hentz 238
184. Bill Bunting 237
  Dennis Hamilton 237
186. Bud Olsen 234
187. Bruce Seals 233
188. Henry Logan 231
189. Ben Warley 227
190. William Franklin 226
191. Mike Pratt 225
  Paul Ruffner 225
193. Dennis Grey 223
194. Maurice McHartley 219
195. Stephen Chubin 214
196. George Tinsley 208
197. Barry Orms 207
198. George Sutor 205
199. Kevin Joyce 204
200. Luther Green 200
201. Luther Rackley 197
202. Ronnie Robinson 195
203. Joe Kennedy 193
  John Barnhill 193
205. Willie Somerset 191
206. Donald Dee 188
207. Ron Perry 187
208. Billy Schaeffer 186
  Dennis Wuycik 186
210. Patrick McFarland 184
211. Riney Lochmann 183
212. Barry Parkhill 182
213. Lonnie Lynn 175
214. Ronald Taylor 173
  Lionel Billingy 173
  Jerry Chambers 173
217. Len Chappell 172
  Bernie Williams 172
  Tom Workman 172
220. Tom Thacker 171
221. Andrew Anderson 169
  Lamar Green 169
223. Mike Maloy 168
224. Garfield Smith 166
225. Leary Lentz 163
226. Gus Johnson* 160
227. Gary Gregor 159
228. Larry Bunce 158
229. Don Carlos 157
230. Daniel Sparks 156
231. Joe DePre 153
  Billy Shepherd 153
233. Dan Hester 151
234. Larry Finch 149
235. Tony Jackson 141
236. Shaler Halimon 136
237. Chico Vaughn 132
238. Pierre Russell 128
  Dan Roundfield 128
  Stephen Vacendak 128
241. Lloyd Batts 126
242. John Clawson 124
  Jasper Wilson 124
244. Bobby Croft 123
245. Charles Jordan 122
246. Don Chaney 121
247. Don Adams 119
248. Calvin Fowler 116
  Mel Peterson 116
250. Darrell Elston 115