NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Defensive Rebounds

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player DRB
1. Artis Gilmore* 11514
2. Kevin Garnett 11453
3. Karl Malone* 11406
4. Tim Duncan 11232
5. Moses Malone* 10452
6. Robert Parish* 10117
7. Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
8. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
9. Dirk Nowitzki 9122
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 8053
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. Pau Gasol 7221
26. Larry Bird* 7217
27. Ben Wallace 7038
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 6388
38. Lamar Odom 6238
39. Zach Randolph 6213
40. Carlos Boozer 6155
41. A.C. Green 6119
42. George McGinnis 6090
43. Tyson Chandler 6012
44. Horace Grant 5976
45. Swen Nater 5918
46. LeBron James 5875
47. Chris Webber 5853
48. Rasheed Wallace 5826
49. Shawn Kemp 5808
50. Elton Brand 5736
51. Chris Bosh 5665
52. Antawn Jamison 5600
53. Kobe Bryant 5548
54. Bob McAdoo* 5502
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. Al Jefferson 5320
64. Dale Davis 5302
65. Truck Robinson 5282
66. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
67. Sam Lacey 5226
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. Josh Smith 4935
84. Dan Roundfield 4926
85. Alvan Adams 4922
86. Herb Williams 4885
87. David Lee 4878
88. Bob Lanier* 4853
89. Kevin McHale* 4764
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. Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
99. Tree Rollins 4602
100. LaSalle Thompson 4566
101. Brad Miller 4491
102. Donyell Marshall 4478
103. David West 4476
104. Tyrone Hill 4458
105. Clifford Robinson 4454
106. Antonio Davis 4432
107. Larry Kenon 4398
  Mike Gminski 4398
109. Olden Polynice 4380
110. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
111. Vince Carter 4358
112. Troy Murphy 4335
113. Spencer Haywood* 4332
114. Carmelo Anthony 4313
115. Kevin Love 4310
116. Bill Cartwright 4294
117. Armen Gilliam 4284
118. Erick Dampier 4282
  Rony Seikaly 4282
120. Mickey Johnson 4264
121. Elden Campbell 4236
122. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
123. James Edwards 4200
124. Christian Laettner 4185
125. Dave Robisch 4181
126. LaMarcus Aldridge 4154
127. Alton Lister 4152
128. Joe Smith 4119
129. Andrew Bogut 4101
130. Chris Kaman 4095
131. Udonis Haslem 4073
132. Clyde Drexler* 4062
133. Ray Allen 4042
134. Brad Daugherty 4020
135. Red Robbins 4019
136. Rashard Lewis 4015
137. Jerome Kersey 4009
138. Kevin Durant 4004
139. Tom Gugliotta 3994
140. Al Harrington 3987
141. Grant Long 3986
142. Bobby Jones 3980
143. Tracy McGrady 3976
144. Wayne Cooper 3946
145. Emeka Okafor 3940
146. Andre Iguodala 3939
147. Hot Rod Williams 3928
148. Paul Millsap 3922
149. DeAndre Jordan 3895
150. Gary Payton* 3877
151. Cliff Robinson 3874
152. Danny Schayes 3852
153. Kenyon Martin 3847
154. Bill Walton* 3820
155. Tom Owens 3814
156. Rich Kelley 3806
157. George Johnson 3789
158. Brian Grant 3788
159. George Gervin* 3786
160. Reggie Evans 3781
161. Al Horford 3767
162. Alex English* 3760
163. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
164. Rik Smits 3746
165. Nene Hilario 3742
166. Drew Gooden 3740
167. Luol Deng 3721
168. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
169. Mike Miller 3708
170. Gerald Wallace 3693
171. Michael Finley 3683
172. Mark Jackson 3682
173. Jim Eakins 3664
174. Clifford Ray 3630
175. Robert Horry 3625
176. Joe Johnson 3624
177. Richard Jefferson 3613
178. Mark Olberding 3611
179. Vin Baker 3604
180. Chuck Person 3601
181. Rick Barry* 3589
182. Mark West 3562
183. Shawn Bradley 3525
184. Luis Scola 3518
185. Dave Corzine 3515
186. Larry Johnson 3506
187. Wayman Tisdale 3500
188. Kenny Carr 3493
189. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
190. Joakim Noah 3477
191. Ervin Johnson 3471
192. Darnell Hillman 3451
193. Rodney McCray 3442
  Wil Jones 3442
195. Glen Rice 3441
196. Greg Ballard 3424
197. Andre Miller 3422
198. Mike Dunleavy 3416
199. Thurl Bailey 3414
200. Bob Netolicky 3408
201. Marcin Gortat 3401
202. Loy Vaught 3399
203. Bernard King* 3356
204. Gar Heard 3329
205. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
206. Kurt Rambis 3321
207. Tyrone Corbin 3320
208. Darryl Dawkins 3307
  Marc Gasol 3307
210. James Posey 3306
211. Reggie Miller* 3299
212. Zaza Pachulia 3285
213. Caron Butler 3284
214. Metta World Peace 3274
215. Sidney Wicks 3268
216. Boris Diaw 3264
217. Yao Ming* 3261
218. Lorenzen Wright 3255
219. Adrian Dantley* 3248
220. Xavier McDaniel 3231
221. Kendrick Perkins 3226
222. Chris Dudley 3223
223. Julius Keye 3213
  Paul Silas 3213
225. Jason Richardson 3212
226. DeMarcus Cousins 3208
227. Tayshaun Prince 3207
228. Rudy Gay 3180
229. Mehmet Okur 3175
230. Glenn Robinson 3162
231. Terry Porter 3157
232. Cedric Maxwell 3153
233. James Worthy* 3147
  Jeff Foster 3147
235. Dan Majerle 3140
236. Willie Wise 3120
237. Corey Maggette 3107
238. Eddie Jones 3096
239. Danny Manning 3092
240. John Stockton* 3085
241. Fat Lever 3081
242. Marvin Williams 3079
243. Byron Beck 3067
244. Terry Tyler 3066
245. Dwight Jones 3057
246. Nick Anderson 3053
  Theo Ratliff 3053
248. Dwyane Wade 3050
249. Eddie Johnson 3046
250. Steve Hawes 3040

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player DRB
1. Kevin Garnett 11453
2. Karl Malone* 11406
3. Tim Duncan 11232
4. Robert Parish* 10117
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
6. Moses Malone* 9481
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
8. Dirk Nowitzki 9122
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 8053
17. Kevin Willis 7769
18. Dennis Rodman* 7625
19. Bill Laimbeer 7581
20. David Robinson* 7414
21. Shawn Marion 7369
22. Pau Gasol 7221
23. Larry Bird* 7217
24. Ben Wallace 7038
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 6388
32. Lamar Odom 6238
33. Zach Randolph 6213
34. Carlos Boozer 6155
35. A.C. Green 6119
36. Tyson Chandler 6012
37. Horace Grant 5976
38. LeBron James 5875
39. Chris Webber 5853
40. Rasheed Wallace 5826
41. Shawn Kemp 5808
42. Elton Brand 5736
43. Chris Bosh 5665
44. Caldwell Jones 5621
45. Antawn Jamison 5600
46. Kobe Bryant 5548
47. Bob McAdoo* 5502
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. Al Jefferson 5320
58. Dale Davis 5302
59. Truck Robinson 5282
60. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
61. Sam Lacey 5226
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. Josh Smith 4935
77. Alvan Adams 4922
78. Herb Williams 4885
79. David Lee 4878
80. Bob Lanier* 4853
81. Dan Roundfield 4798
82. Kevin McHale* 4764
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. Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
91. Tree Rollins 4602
92. LaSalle Thompson 4566
93. Brad Miller 4491
94. Donyell Marshall 4478
95. David West 4476
96. Tyrone Hill 4458
97. Clifford Robinson 4454
98. Antonio Davis 4432
99. Mike Gminski 4398
100. Olden Polynice 4380
101. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
102. Vince Carter 4358
103. Troy Murphy 4335
104. Carmelo Anthony 4313
105. Kevin Love 4310
106. Bill Cartwright 4294
107. Armen Gilliam 4284
108. Erick Dampier 4282
  Rony Seikaly 4282
110. Mickey Johnson 4264
111. Elden Campbell 4236
112. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
113. James Edwards 4200
114. Christian Laettner 4185
115. LaMarcus Aldridge 4154
116. Alton Lister 4152
117. Joe Smith 4119
118. Andrew Bogut 4101
119. Chris Kaman 4095
120. Udonis Haslem 4073
121. Clyde Drexler* 4062
122. Ray Allen 4042
123. Dan Issel* 4021
124. Brad Daugherty 4020
125. Rashard Lewis 4015
126. Jerome Kersey 4009
127. Kevin Durant 4004
128. Tom Gugliotta 3994
129. Al Harrington 3987
130. Grant Long 3986
131. Tracy McGrady 3976
132. Wayne Cooper 3946
133. Emeka Okafor 3940
134. Andre Iguodala 3939
135. Hot Rod Williams 3928
136. Paul Millsap 3922
137. DeAndre Jordan 3895
138. Gary Payton* 3877
139. Cliff Robinson 3874
140. Danny Schayes 3852
141. Kenyon Martin 3847
142. Bill Walton* 3820
143. Rich Kelley 3806
144. Jim Chones 3794
145. George Johnson 3789
146. Brian Grant 3788
147. Reggie Evans 3781
148. Al Horford 3767
149. Alex English* 3760
150. Swen Nater 3759
151. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
152. Rik Smits 3746
153. Nene Hilario 3742
154. Drew Gooden 3740
155. Luol Deng 3721
156. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
157. Mike Miller 3708
158. Gerald Wallace 3693
159. Michael Finley 3683
160. Mark Jackson 3682
161. Clifford Ray 3630
162. Robert Horry 3625
163. Joe Johnson 3624
164. Richard Jefferson 3613
165. Vin Baker 3604
166. Chuck Person 3601
167. George McGinnis 3576
168. Mark West 3562
169. Julius Erving* 3534
170. Shawn Bradley 3525
171. Luis Scola 3518
172. Dave Corzine 3515
173. Larry Johnson 3506
174. Wayman Tisdale 3500
175. Kenny Carr 3493
176. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
177. Joakim Noah 3477
178. Ervin Johnson 3471
179. Rodney McCray 3442
180. Glen Rice 3441
181. Greg Ballard 3424
182. Andre Miller 3422
183. Mike Dunleavy 3416
184. Thurl Bailey 3414
185. Marcin Gortat 3401
186. Loy Vaught 3399
187. Bernard King* 3356
188. Gar Heard 3329
189. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
190. Kurt Rambis 3321
191. Tyrone Corbin 3320
192. Darryl Dawkins 3307
  Marc Gasol 3307
194. James Posey 3306
195. Reggie Miller* 3299
196. Zaza Pachulia 3285
197. Caron Butler 3284
198. Metta World Peace 3274
199. Sidney Wicks 3268
200. Mark Olberding 3265
201. Boris Diaw 3264
202. Yao Ming* 3261
203. Lorenzen Wright 3255
204. Adrian Dantley* 3248
205. Xavier McDaniel 3231
206. Spencer Haywood* 3228
207. Kendrick Perkins 3226
208. Chris Dudley 3223
209. Paul Silas 3213
210. Jason Richardson 3212
211. DeMarcus Cousins 3208
212. Tayshaun Prince 3207
213. Rudy Gay 3180
214. Mehmet Okur 3175
215. Glenn Robinson 3162
216. Terry Porter 3157
217. Cedric Maxwell 3153
218. Jeff Foster 3147
  James Worthy* 3147
220. Dan Majerle 3140
221. Corey Maggette 3107
222. Eddie Jones 3096
223. Danny Manning 3092
224. John Stockton* 3085
225. Fat Lever 3081
226. Marvin Williams 3079
227. Terry Tyler 3066
228. Dwight Jones 3057
229. Nick Anderson 3053
  Theo Ratliff 3053
231. Dwyane Wade 3050
232. Eddie Johnson 3046
233. Steve Hawes 3040
234. Peja Stojakovic 3035
235. Chris Mullin* 3008
236. Robert Reid 3001
237. Steve Nash 2999
238. Anderson Varejao 2992
239. Jamaal Magloire 2990
240. Marques Johnson 2988
241. Ron Harper 2987
242. Bobby Jones 2968
243. Jim Jackson 2962
244. Latrell Sprewell 2954
245. Andrei Kirilenko 2952
246. John Drew 2930
247. Mitch Richmond* 2920
248. Rod Strickland 2912
249. Tony Battie 2911
250. Matt Barnes 2901

ABA

ABA Table
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. Jim Chones 897
  Gene Littles 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. John Williamson 363
  Walter Piatkowski 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. Will Frazier 268
  Claude Terry 268
179. Carl Fuller 249
180. Scott English 246
  George Karl 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
  Lionel Billingy 173
  Jerry Chambers 173
217. Bernie Williams 172
  Len Chappell 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
  Stephen Vacendak 128
  Dan Roundfield 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. Mel Peterson 116
  Calvin Fowler 116
250. Darrell Elston 115

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