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 9288
10. Shaquille O'Neal* 8890
11. Patrick Ewing* 8855
12. Dikembe Mutombo* 8551
13. Dwight Howard 8497
14. Buck Williams 8491
15. Charles Barkley* 8286
16. Charles Oakley 8281
17. Jack Sikma 8274
18. Kevin Willis 7769
19. Caldwell Jones 7764
20. Dennis Rodman* 7625
21. Bill Laimbeer 7581
22. Pau Gasol 7471
23. Dan Issel* 7437
24. David Robinson* 7414
25. Shawn Marion 7369
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. Zach Randolph 6502
37. Vlade Divac 6445
38. Paul Pierce 6406
39. Tyson Chandler 6395
40. Lamar Odom 6238
41. LeBron James 6215
42. Carlos Boozer 6155
43. A.C. Green 6119
44. George McGinnis 6090
45. Horace Grant 5976
46. Swen Nater 5918
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. Al Jefferson 5496
56. Terry Cummings 5447
57. James Donaldson 5432
58. Scottie Pippen* 5426
59. Michael Cage 5419
60. P.J. Brown 5407
61. Kurt Thomas 5406
62. Anthony Mason 5367
63. Sam Perkins 5342
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. David Lee 5087
74. Mark Eaton 5082
75. Juwan Howard 5080
76. Larry Nance 5053
77. Michael Jordan* 5004
78. Antoine Walker 4997
79. Grant Hill 4993
80. Wes Unseld* 4974
81. Gerald Govan 4959
82. Magic Johnson* 4958
83. Alonzo Mourning* 4953
84. Josh Smith 4935
85. Dan Roundfield 4926
86. Alvan Adams 4922
87. Herb Williams 4885
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. Kevin Love 4705
95. Jim Chones 4691
96. Samuel Dalembert 4653
97. Dave Greenwood 4616
98. Benoit Benjamin 4604
99. Carmelo Anthony 4603
  Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
101. Tree Rollins 4602
102. LaSalle Thompson 4566
103. David West 4564
104. Vince Carter 4494
105. Brad Miller 4491
106. Donyell Marshall 4478
107. DeAndre Jordan 4468
108. Tyrone Hill 4458
109. Clifford Robinson 4454
110. Kevin Durant 4432
  Antonio Davis 4432
112. LaMarcus Aldridge 4409
113. Larry Kenon 4398
  Mike Gminski 4398
115. Olden Polynice 4380
116. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
117. Troy Murphy 4335
118. Spencer Haywood* 4332
119. Bill Cartwright 4294
120. Armen Gilliam 4284
121. Erick Dampier 4282
  Rony Seikaly 4282
123. Mickey Johnson 4264
124. Andrew Bogut 4263
125. Paul Millsap 4249
126. Elden Campbell 4236
127. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
128. James Edwards 4200
129. Christian Laettner 4185
130. Dave Robisch 4181
131. Alton Lister 4152
132. Joe Smith 4119
133. Andre Iguodala 4112
134. Udonis Haslem 4100
135. Chris Kaman 4095
136. Clyde Drexler* 4062
137. Ray Allen 4042
138. Brad Daugherty 4020
139. Red Robbins 4019
140. Rashard Lewis 4015
141. Jerome Kersey 4009
142. Al Horford 4003
143. Tom Gugliotta 3994
144. Al Harrington 3987
145. Grant Long 3986
146. Bobby Jones 3980
147. Tracy McGrady 3976
148. Luol Deng 3948
149. Wayne Cooper 3946
150. Emeka Okafor 3940
151. Hot Rod Williams 3928
152. Gary Payton* 3877
153. Cliff Robinson 3874
154. Nene Hilario 3869
155. Danny Schayes 3852
156. Marcin Gortat 3851
157. Kenyon Martin 3847
158. Bill Walton* 3820
159. Tom Owens 3814
160. Rich Kelley 3806
161. George Johnson 3789
162. Brian Grant 3788
163. George Gervin* 3786
164. Reggie Evans 3781
165. Joe Johnson 3770
166. Alex English* 3760
167. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
168. Rik Smits 3746
169. Drew Gooden 3740
170. Mike Miller 3725
171. Richard Jefferson 3719
172. Joakim Noah 3718
173. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
174. Gerald Wallace 3693
175. Michael Finley 3683
176. Mark Jackson 3682
177. DeMarcus Cousins 3680
178. Jim Eakins 3664
179. Clifford Ray 3630
180. Robert Horry 3625
181. Mark Olberding 3611
182. Luis Scola 3606
183. Marc Gasol 3604
  Vin Baker 3604
185. Chuck Person 3601
186. Rick Barry* 3589
187. Mark West 3562
188. Shawn Bradley 3525
189. Dave Corzine 3515
190. Larry Johnson 3506
191. Wayman Tisdale 3500
192. Mike Dunleavy 3495
193. Kenny Carr 3493
194. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
195. Ervin Johnson 3471
196. Zaza Pachulia 3456
197. Darnell Hillman 3451
198. Rodney McCray 3442
  Wil Jones 3442
200. Glen Rice 3441
201. Greg Ballard 3424
202. Andre Miller 3422
203. Thurl Bailey 3414
204. Bob Netolicky 3408
205. Loy Vaught 3399
206. Bernard King* 3356
207. Rudy Gay 3335
  Boris Diaw 3335
209. Gar Heard 3329
210. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
211. Kurt Rambis 3321
212. Tyrone Corbin 3320
213. Marvin Williams 3309
214. Darryl Dawkins 3307
215. James Posey 3306
216. Reggie Miller* 3299
217. Caron Butler 3284
218. Metta World Peace 3280
219. Sidney Wicks 3268
220. Yao Ming* 3261
221. Lorenzen Wright 3255
222. Adrian Dantley* 3248
223. Xavier McDaniel 3231
224. Kendrick Perkins 3226
225. Chris Dudley 3223
226. Dwyane Wade 3215
227. Paul Silas 3213
  Julius Keye 3213
229. Jason Richardson 3212
230. Tayshaun Prince 3207
231. Mehmet Okur 3175
232. Trevor Ariza 3172
233. Glenn Robinson 3162
234. Terry Porter 3157
235. Cedric Maxwell 3153
236. James Worthy* 3147
  Jeff Foster 3147
238. Matt Barnes 3142
239. Dan Majerle 3140
240. Blake Griffin 3122
241. Willie Wise 3120
242. Corey Maggette 3107
243. Eddie Jones 3096
244. Danny Manning 3092
245. John Stockton* 3085
246. Fat Lever 3081
247. Byron Beck 3067
248. Terry Tyler 3066
249. Dwight Jones 3057
250. Theo Ratliff 3053
  Nick Anderson 3053

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 9288
9. Shaquille O'Neal* 8890
10. Patrick Ewing* 8855
11. Dikembe Mutombo* 8551
12. Dwight Howard 8497
13. Buck Williams 8491
14. Charles Barkley* 8286
15. Charles Oakley 8281
16. Jack Sikma 8274
17. Kevin Willis 7769
18. Dennis Rodman* 7625
19. Bill Laimbeer 7581
20. Pau Gasol 7471
21. David Robinson* 7414
22. Shawn Marion 7369
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. Zach Randolph 6502
31. Vlade Divac 6445
32. Paul Pierce 6406
33. Tyson Chandler 6395
34. Lamar Odom 6238
35. LeBron James 6215
36. Carlos Boozer 6155
37. A.C. Green 6119
38. Horace Grant 5976
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. Al Jefferson 5496
49. Terry Cummings 5447
50. James Donaldson 5432
51. Scottie Pippen* 5426
52. Michael Cage 5419
53. P.J. Brown 5407
54. Kurt Thomas 5406
55. Maurice Lucas 5401
56. Anthony Mason 5367
57. Sam Perkins 5342
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. David Lee 5087
68. Mark Eaton 5082
69. Juwan Howard 5080
70. Larry Nance 5053
71. Michael Jordan* 5004
72. Antoine Walker 4997
73. Grant Hill 4993
74. Wes Unseld* 4974
75. Magic Johnson* 4958
76. Alonzo Mourning* 4953
77. Josh Smith 4935
78. Alvan Adams 4922
79. Herb Williams 4885
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. Kevin Love 4705
88. Samuel Dalembert 4653
89. Dave Greenwood 4616
90. Benoit Benjamin 4604
91. Carmelo Anthony 4603
  Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
93. Tree Rollins 4602
94. LaSalle Thompson 4566
95. David West 4564
96. Vince Carter 4494
97. Brad Miller 4491
98. Donyell Marshall 4478
99. DeAndre Jordan 4468
100. Tyrone Hill 4458
101. Clifford Robinson 4454
102. Antonio Davis 4432
  Kevin Durant 4432
104. LaMarcus Aldridge 4409
105. Mike Gminski 4398
106. Olden Polynice 4380
107. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
108. Troy Murphy 4335
109. Bill Cartwright 4294
110. Armen Gilliam 4284
111. Erick Dampier 4282
  Rony Seikaly 4282
113. Mickey Johnson 4264
114. Andrew Bogut 4263
115. Paul Millsap 4249
116. Elden Campbell 4236
117. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
118. James Edwards 4200
119. Christian Laettner 4185
120. Alton Lister 4152
121. Joe Smith 4119
122. Andre Iguodala 4112
123. Udonis Haslem 4100
124. Chris Kaman 4095
125. Clyde Drexler* 4062
126. Ray Allen 4042
127. Dan Issel* 4021
128. Brad Daugherty 4020
129. Rashard Lewis 4015
130. Jerome Kersey 4009
131. Al Horford 4003
132. Tom Gugliotta 3994
133. Al Harrington 3987
134. Grant Long 3986
135. Tracy McGrady 3976
136. Luol Deng 3948
137. Wayne Cooper 3946
138. Emeka Okafor 3940
139. Hot Rod Williams 3928
140. Gary Payton* 3877
141. Cliff Robinson 3874
142. Nene Hilario 3869
143. Danny Schayes 3852
144. Marcin Gortat 3851
145. Kenyon Martin 3847
146. Bill Walton* 3820
147. Rich Kelley 3806
148. Jim Chones 3794
149. George Johnson 3789
150. Brian Grant 3788
151. Reggie Evans 3781
152. Joe Johnson 3770
153. Alex English* 3760
154. Swen Nater 3759
155. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
156. Rik Smits 3746
157. Drew Gooden 3740
158. Mike Miller 3725
159. Richard Jefferson 3719
160. Joakim Noah 3718
161. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
162. Gerald Wallace 3693
163. Michael Finley 3683
164. Mark Jackson 3682
165. DeMarcus Cousins 3680
166. Clifford Ray 3630
167. Robert Horry 3625
168. Luis Scola 3606
169. Marc Gasol 3604
  Vin Baker 3604
171. Chuck Person 3601
172. George McGinnis 3576
173. Mark West 3562
174. Julius Erving* 3534
175. Shawn Bradley 3525
176. Dave Corzine 3515
177. Larry Johnson 3506
178. Wayman Tisdale 3500
179. Mike Dunleavy 3495
180. Kenny Carr 3493
181. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
182. Ervin Johnson 3471
183. Zaza Pachulia 3456
184. Rodney McCray 3442
185. Glen Rice 3441
186. Greg Ballard 3424
187. Andre Miller 3422
188. Thurl Bailey 3414
189. Loy Vaught 3399
190. Bernard King* 3356
191. Boris Diaw 3335
  Rudy Gay 3335
193. Gar Heard 3329
194. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
195. Kurt Rambis 3321
196. Tyrone Corbin 3320
197. Marvin Williams 3309
198. Darryl Dawkins 3307
199. James Posey 3306
200. Reggie Miller* 3299
201. Caron Butler 3284
202. Metta World Peace 3280
203. Sidney Wicks 3268
204. Mark Olberding 3265
205. Yao Ming* 3261
206. Lorenzen Wright 3255
207. Adrian Dantley* 3248
208. Xavier McDaniel 3231
209. Spencer Haywood* 3228
210. Kendrick Perkins 3226
211. Chris Dudley 3223
212. Dwyane Wade 3215
213. Paul Silas 3213
214. Jason Richardson 3212
215. Tayshaun Prince 3207
216. Mehmet Okur 3175
217. Trevor Ariza 3172
218. Glenn Robinson 3162
219. Terry Porter 3157
220. Cedric Maxwell 3153
221. Jeff Foster 3147
  James Worthy* 3147
223. Matt Barnes 3142
224. Dan Majerle 3140
225. Blake Griffin 3122
226. Corey Maggette 3107
227. Eddie Jones 3096
228. Danny Manning 3092
229. John Stockton* 3085
230. Fat Lever 3081
231. Terry Tyler 3066
232. Dwight Jones 3057
233. Nick Anderson 3053
  Theo Ratliff 3053
235. Eddie Johnson 3046
236. Steve Hawes 3040
237. Peja Stojakovic 3035
238. Chris Paul 3017
239. Chris Mullin* 3008
  Greg Monroe 3008
241. Anderson Varejao 3007
242. Robert Reid 3001
243. Steve Nash 2999
244. Jamaal Magloire 2990
245. Marques Johnson 2988
246. Ron Harper 2987
247. Bobby Jones 2968
248. Channing Frye 2963
249. Jim Jackson 2962
250. Latrell Sprewell 2954

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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Lionel Billingy 173
  Ronald Taylor 173
  Jerry Chambers 173
217. Tom Workman 172
  Len Chappell 172
  Bernie Williams 172
220. Tom Thacker 171
221. Lamar Green 169
  Andrew Anderson 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. Billy Shepherd 153
  Joe DePre 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. 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

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