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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. Kevin Garnett 11453
3. Karl Malone* 11406
4. Tim Duncan 11115
5. Moses Malone* 10452
6. Robert Parish* 10117
7. Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
8. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
9. Dirk Nowitzki 8966
10. Shaquille O'Neal 8890
11. Patrick Ewing* 8855
12. Dikembe Mutombo* 8551
13. Buck Williams 8491
14. Charles Barkley* 8286
15. Charles Oakley 8281
16. Jack Sikma 8274
17. Dwight Howard 7807
18. Kevin Willis 7769
19. Caldwell Jones 7764
20. Dennis Rodman* 7625
21. Bill Laimbeer 7581
22. Dan Issel* 7437
23. David Robinson* 7414
24. Shawn Marion 7369
25. Larry Bird* 7217
26. Ben Wallace 7038
27. Pau Gasol 6990
28. Elvin Hayes* 6973
29. Jason Kidd 6957
30. Otis Thorpe 6924
31. Marcus Camby 6902
32. Julius Erving* 6836
33. Mel Daniels* 6648
34. Maurice Lucas 6608
35. Billy Paultz 6575
36. Vlade Divac 6445
37. Paul Pierce 6333
38. Lamar Odom 6238
39. Carlos Boozer 6155
40. A.C. Green 6119
41. Zach Randolph 6102
42. George McGinnis 6090
43. Horace Grant 5976
44. Swen Nater 5918
45. Tyson Chandler 5861
46. Chris Webber 5853
47. Rasheed Wallace 5826
48. Shawn Kemp 5808
49. LeBron James 5710
50. Elton Brand 5682
51. Chris Bosh 5656
52. Antawn Jamison 5600
53. Bob McAdoo* 5502
54. Kobe Bryant 5489
55. Terry Cummings 5447
56. James Donaldson 5432
57. Scottie Pippen* 5426
58. Michael Cage 5419
59. P.J. Brown 5407
60. Kurt Thomas 5406
61. Anthony Mason 5367
62. Sam Perkins 5342
63. Dale Davis 5302
64. Truck Robinson 5282
65. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
66. Sam Lacey 5226
67. Al Jefferson 5169
68. Antonio McDyess 5160
69. Derrick Coleman 5153
70. Detlef Schrempf 5152
71. Rick Mahorn 5143
72. Dave Cowens* 5122
73. Mark Eaton 5082
74. Juwan Howard 5080
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. Josh Smith 4909
86. Herb Williams 4885
87. Bob Lanier* 4853
88. Kevin McHale* 4764
89. David Lee 4763
90. Tom Chambers 4761
91. Larry Smith 4724
92. Mychal Thompson 4722
93. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
94. Jim Chones 4691
95. Samuel Dalembert 4653
96. Dave Greenwood 4616
97. Benoit Benjamin 4604
98. Tree Rollins 4602
99. LaSalle Thompson 4566
100. Amar'e Stoudemire 4511
101. Brad Miller 4491
102. Donyell Marshall 4478
103. Tyrone Hill 4458
104. Clifford Robinson 4454
105. Antonio Davis 4432
106. David West 4400
107. Larry Kenon 4398
  Mike Gminski 4398
109. Olden Polynice 4380
110. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
111. Troy Murphy 4335
112. Spencer Haywood* 4332
113. Bill Cartwright 4294
114. Vince Carter 4290
115. Armen Gilliam 4284
116. Erick Dampier 4282
  Rony Seikaly 4282
118. Mickey Johnson 4264
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. Carmelo Anthony 4148
126. Joe Smith 4119
127. Kevin Love 4104
128. Chris Kaman 4084
129. Clyde Drexler* 4062
130. Udonis Haslem 4055
131. Ray Allen 4042
132. Brad Daugherty 4020
133. Red Robbins 4019
134. Rashard Lewis 4015
135. Jerome Kersey 4009
136. Tom Gugliotta 3994
137. Al Harrington 3987
138. Grant Long 3986
139. Bobby Jones 3980
140. LaMarcus Aldridge 3977
141. Tracy McGrady 3976
142. Andrew Bogut 3971
143. Wayne Cooper 3946
144. Emeka Okafor 3940
145. Hot Rod Williams 3928
146. Andre Iguodala 3893
147. Gary Payton* 3877
148. Cliff Robinson 3874
149. Danny Schayes 3852
150. Kenyon Martin 3847
151. Bill Walton* 3820
152. Tom Owens 3814
153. Rich Kelley 3806
154. Kevin Durant 3800
155. George Johnson 3789
156. Brian Grant 3788
157. George Gervin* 3786
158. Reggie Evans 3781
159. Alex English* 3760
160. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
161. Rik Smits 3746
162. Drew Gooden 3731
163. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
164. Paul Millsap 3701
165. Mike Miller 3699
166. Gerald Wallace 3693
167. Michael Finley 3683
168. Mark Jackson 3682
169. Jim Eakins 3664
170. Clifford Ray 3630
171. Nene Hilario 3627
172. Robert Horry 3625
173. Mark Olberding 3611
174. Vin Baker 3604
175. Chuck Person 3601
176. DeAndre Jordan 3596
177. Rick Barry* 3589
178. Al Horford 3576
179. Mark West 3562
180. Richard Jefferson 3558
181. Joe Johnson 3550
182. Luol Deng 3548
183. Shawn Bradley 3525
184. Dave Corzine 3515
185. Larry Johnson 3506
186. Wayman Tisdale 3500
187. Kenny Carr 3493
188. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
189. Joakim Noah 3477
190. Ervin Johnson 3471
191. Darnell Hillman 3451
192. Luis Scola 3442
  Wil Jones 3442
  Rodney McCray 3442
195. Glen Rice 3441
196. Greg Ballard 3424
197. Thurl Bailey 3414
198. Bob Netolicky 3408
199. Andre Miller 3399
  Loy Vaught 3399
201. Bernard King* 3356
202. Mike Dunleavy 3341
203. Gar Heard 3329
204. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
205. Kurt Rambis 3321
206. Tyrone Corbin 3320
207. Darryl Dawkins 3307
208. James Posey 3306
209. Marc Gasol 3304
210. Reggie Miller* 3299
211. Caron Butler 3275
212. Sidney Wicks 3268
213. Yao Ming 3261
214. Lorenzen Wright 3255
215. Adrian Dantley* 3248
216. Metta World Peace 3242
217. Xavier McDaniel 3231
218. Chris Dudley 3223
219. Julius Keye 3213
  Boris Diaw 3213
  Paul Silas 3213
222. Jason Richardson 3212
223. Marcin Gortat 3188
224. Tayshaun Prince 3175
  Mehmet Okur 3175
226. Glenn Robinson 3162
  Zaza Pachulia 3162
228. Terry Porter 3157
229. Cedric Maxwell 3153
230. James Worthy* 3147
  Jeff Foster 3147
232. Dan Majerle 3140
233. Kendrick Perkins 3136
234. Willie Wise 3120
235. Corey Maggette 3107
236. Eddie Jones 3096
237. Danny Manning 3092
238. John Stockton* 3085
239. Fat Lever 3081
240. Byron Beck 3067
241. Terry Tyler 3066
242. Dwight Jones 3057
243. Rudy Gay 3056
244. Theo Ratliff 3053
  Nick Anderson 3053
246. Eddie Johnson 3046
247. Steve Hawes 3040
248. Peja Stojakovic 3035
249. Chris Mullin* 3008
250. Robert Reid 3001

NBA

Rank Player DRB
1. Kevin Garnett 11453
2. Karl Malone* 11406
3. Tim Duncan 11115
4. Robert Parish* 10117
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
6. Moses Malone* 9481
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
8. Dirk Nowitzki 8966
9. Shaquille O'Neal 8890
10. Patrick Ewing* 8855
11. Dikembe Mutombo* 8551
12. Buck Williams 8491
13. Charles Barkley* 8286
14. Charles Oakley 8281
15. Jack Sikma 8274
16. Dwight Howard 7807
17. Kevin Willis 7769
18. Dennis Rodman* 7625
19. Bill Laimbeer 7581
20. David Robinson* 7414
21. Shawn Marion 7369
22. Larry Bird* 7217
23. Ben Wallace 7038
24. Pau Gasol 6990
25. Elvin Hayes* 6973
26. Jason Kidd 6957
27. Otis Thorpe 6924
28. Marcus Camby 6902
29. Artis Gilmore* 6522
30. Vlade Divac 6445
31. Paul Pierce 6333
32. Lamar Odom 6238
33. Carlos Boozer 6155
34. A.C. Green 6119
35. Zach Randolph 6102
36. Horace Grant 5976
37. Tyson Chandler 5861
38. Chris Webber 5853
39. Rasheed Wallace 5826
40. Shawn Kemp 5808
41. LeBron James 5710
42. Elton Brand 5682
43. Chris Bosh 5656
44. Caldwell Jones 5621
45. Antawn Jamison 5600
46. Bob McAdoo* 5502
47. Kobe Bryant 5489
48. Terry Cummings 5447
49. James Donaldson 5432
50. Scottie Pippen* 5426
51. Michael Cage 5419
52. P.J. Brown 5407
53. Kurt Thomas 5406
54. Maurice Lucas 5401
55. Anthony Mason 5367
56. Sam Perkins 5342
57. Dale Davis 5302
58. Truck Robinson 5282
59. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
60. Sam Lacey 5226
61. Al Jefferson 5169
62. Antonio McDyess 5160
63. Derrick Coleman 5153
64. Detlef Schrempf 5152
65. Rick Mahorn 5143
66. Dave Cowens* 5122
67. Mark Eaton 5082
68. Juwan Howard 5080
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. Josh Smith 4909
78. Herb Williams 4885
79. Bob Lanier* 4853
80. Dan Roundfield 4798
81. Kevin McHale* 4764
82. David Lee 4763
83. Tom Chambers 4761
84. Larry Smith 4724
85. Mychal Thompson 4722
86. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
87. Samuel Dalembert 4653
88. Dave Greenwood 4616
89. Benoit Benjamin 4604
90. Tree Rollins 4602
91. LaSalle Thompson 4566
92. Amar'e Stoudemire 4511
93. Brad Miller 4491
94. Donyell Marshall 4478
95. Tyrone Hill 4458
96. Clifford Robinson 4454
97. Antonio Davis 4432
98. David West 4400
99. Mike Gminski 4398
100. Olden Polynice 4380
101. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
102. Troy Murphy 4335
103. Bill Cartwright 4294
104. Vince Carter 4290
105. Armen Gilliam 4284
106. Rony Seikaly 4282
  Erick Dampier 4282
108. Mickey Johnson 4264
109. Elden Campbell 4236
110. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
111. James Edwards 4200
112. Christian Laettner 4185
113. Alton Lister 4152
114. Carmelo Anthony 4148
115. Joe Smith 4119
116. Kevin Love 4104
117. Chris Kaman 4084
118. Clyde Drexler* 4062
119. Udonis Haslem 4055
120. Ray Allen 4042
121. Dan Issel* 4021
122. Brad Daugherty 4020
123. Rashard Lewis 4015
124. Jerome Kersey 4009
125. Tom Gugliotta 3994
126. Al Harrington 3987
127. Grant Long 3986
128. LaMarcus Aldridge 3977
129. Tracy McGrady 3976
130. Andrew Bogut 3971
131. Wayne Cooper 3946
132. Emeka Okafor 3940
133. Hot Rod Williams 3928
134. Andre Iguodala 3893
135. Gary Payton* 3877
136. Cliff Robinson 3874
137. Danny Schayes 3852
138. Kenyon Martin 3847
139. Bill Walton* 3820
140. Rich Kelley 3806
141. Kevin Durant 3800
142. Jim Chones 3794
143. George Johnson 3789
144. Brian Grant 3788
145. Reggie Evans 3781
146. Alex English* 3760
147. Swen Nater 3759
148. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
149. Rik Smits 3746
150. Drew Gooden 3731
151. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
152. Paul Millsap 3701
153. Mike Miller 3699
154. Gerald Wallace 3693
155. Michael Finley 3683
156. Mark Jackson 3682
157. Clifford Ray 3630
158. Nene Hilario 3627
159. Robert Horry 3625
160. Vin Baker 3604
161. Chuck Person 3601
162. DeAndre Jordan 3596
163. Al Horford 3576
  George McGinnis 3576
165. Mark West 3562
166. Richard Jefferson 3558
167. Joe Johnson 3550
168. Luol Deng 3548
169. Julius Erving* 3534
170. Shawn Bradley 3525
171. Dave Corzine 3515
172. Larry Johnson 3506
173. Wayman Tisdale 3500
174. Kenny Carr 3493
175. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
176. Joakim Noah 3477
177. Ervin Johnson 3471
178. Luis Scola 3442
  Rodney McCray 3442
180. Glen Rice 3441
181. Greg Ballard 3424
182. Thurl Bailey 3414
183. Loy Vaught 3399
  Andre Miller 3399
185. Bernard King* 3356
186. Mike Dunleavy 3341
187. Gar Heard 3329
188. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
189. Kurt Rambis 3321
190. Tyrone Corbin 3320
191. Darryl Dawkins 3307
192. James Posey 3306
193. Marc Gasol 3304
194. Reggie Miller* 3299
195. Caron Butler 3275
196. Sidney Wicks 3268
197. Mark Olberding 3265
198. Yao Ming 3261
199. Lorenzen Wright 3255
200. Adrian Dantley* 3248
201. Metta World Peace 3242
202. Xavier McDaniel 3231
203. Spencer Haywood* 3228
204. Chris Dudley 3223
205. Boris Diaw 3213
  Paul Silas 3213
207. Jason Richardson 3212
208. Marcin Gortat 3188
209. Tayshaun Prince 3175
  Mehmet Okur 3175
211. Zaza Pachulia 3162
  Glenn Robinson 3162
213. Terry Porter 3157
214. Cedric Maxwell 3153
215. James Worthy* 3147
  Jeff Foster 3147
217. Dan Majerle 3140
218. Kendrick Perkins 3136
219. Corey Maggette 3107
220. Eddie Jones 3096
221. Danny Manning 3092
222. John Stockton* 3085
223. Fat Lever 3081
224. Terry Tyler 3066
225. Dwight Jones 3057
226. Rudy Gay 3056
227. Nick Anderson 3053
  Theo Ratliff 3053
229. Eddie Johnson 3046
230. Steve Hawes 3040
231. Peja Stojakovic 3035
232. Chris Mullin* 3008
233. Robert Reid 3001
234. Steve Nash 2999
235. Jamaal Magloire 2990
236. Marques Johnson 2988
237. Ron Harper 2987
238. DeMarcus Cousins 2983
239. Bobby Jones 2968
240. Dwyane Wade 2967
241. Jim Jackson 2962
242. Latrell Sprewell 2954
243. Andrei Kirilenko 2952
244. Anderson Varejao 2951
245. Marvin Williams 2947
246. John Drew 2930
247. Mitch Richmond* 2920
248. Rod Strickland 2912
249. Tony Battie 2911
250. Nazr Mohammed 2897

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. George Irvine 618
  Lonnie Wright 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. Chuck Terry 338
  George Johnson 338
164. Tom Hoover 327
  Johnny Baum 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. Dennis Hamilton 237
  Bill Bunting 237
186. Bud Olsen 234
187. Bruce Seals 233
188. Henry Logan 231
189. Ben Warley 227
190. William Franklin 226
191. Paul Ruffner 225
  Mike Pratt 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. John Barnhill 193
  Joe Kennedy 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
  Jerry Chambers 173
  Lionel Billingy 173
217. Tom Workman 172
  Bernie Williams 172
  Len Chappell 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. Dan Roundfield 128
  Pierre Russell 128
  Stephen Vacendak 128
241. Lloyd Batts 126
242. Jasper Wilson 124
  John Clawson 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