NBA & ABA Single Game Playoff Leaders and Records for Defensive Rebounds

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

Single game leaders since the 1983-84 season (1984 playoffs).

Table
Rank Player DRBDate Tm
1. Kevin Garnett20 2004-05-19 MIN
  Kevin Garnett20 2004-04-21 MIN
  Tim Duncan20 2003-04-25 SAS
  Tim Duncan20 2002-05-14 SAS
5. Dirk Nowitzki19 2006-05-19 DAL
  Ben Wallace19 2004-05-22 DET
  Jim Jackson19 2004-04-25 HOU
  Jermaine O'Neal19 2003-04-29 IND
  Kevin Garnett19 2003-04-22 MIN
  Shaquille O'Neal*19 2000-06-09 LAL
  Hakeem Olajuwon*19 1988-04-30 HOU
12. Bismack Biyombo18 2016-05-21 TOR
  Mason Plumlee18 2016-04-23 POR
  Carlos Boozer18 2010-04-30 UTA
  Dwight Howard18 2009-05-04 ORL
  Tim Duncan18 2008-05-25 SAS
  Tim Duncan18 2008-05-13 SAS
  Dirk Nowitzki18 2008-04-25 DAL
  Dirk Nowitzki18 2003-05-17 DAL
  Dirk Nowitzki18 2003-05-10 DAL
  Dikembe Mutombo*18 1997-04-29 ATL
  Jack Sikma18 1987-05-03 MIL
23. Blake Griffin17 2015-04-26 LAC
  DeAndre Jordan17 2014-05-01 LAC
  Kevin Durant17 2010-04-22 OKC
  Carlos Boozer17 2009-04-23 UTA
  James Posey17 2007-04-29 MIA
  Amar'e Stoudemire17 2007-04-29 PHO
  Marcus Camby17 2007-04-25 DEN
  Shaquille O'Neal*17 2004-06-13 LAL
  Ben Wallace17 2004-04-24 DET
  Tim Duncan17 2003-06-04 SAS
  Ben Wallace17 2003-05-18 DET
  Jermaine O'Neal17 2003-04-27 IND
  Jermaine O'Neal17 2003-04-21 IND
  Ben Wallace17 2002-05-10 DET
  Dikembe Mutombo*17 2001-04-21 PHI
  Shawn Kemp17 1997-05-01 SEA
  David Robinson*17 1996-04-28 SAS
  Charles Barkley*17 1995-05-20 PHO
  Derrick Coleman17 1994-05-01 NJN
  Charles Barkley*17 1993-06-13 PHO
  Charles Barkley*17 1993-05-20 PHO
  Charles Barkley*17 1993-05-02 PHO
  Karl Malone*17 1991-05-11 UTA
  Charles Oakley17 1990-05-12 NYK
  Tom Chambers17 1989-04-28 PHO
48. Dwight Howard16 2015-04-28 HOU
  Kevin Durant16 2014-05-15 OKC
  Joakim Noah16 2014-04-29 CHI
  LeBron James16 2013-06-06 MIA
  Kevin Garnett16 2013-05-01 BOS
  Kevin Garnett16 2013-04-28 BOS
  Josh Smith16 2012-04-29 ATL
  LeBron James16 2010-05-13 CLE
  Gerald Wallace16 2010-04-18 CHA
  Kendrick Perkins16 2009-04-28 BOS
  Carlos Boozer16 2008-05-09 UTA
  Dwight Howard16 2008-04-20 ORL
  Antawn Jamison16 2008-04-19 WAS
  Kevin Garnett16 2004-05-29 MIN
  Kevin Garnett16 2004-04-18 MIN
  Tim Duncan16 2003-06-15 SAS
  Tim Duncan16 2003-05-25 SAS
  Tim Duncan16 2003-05-23 SAS
  Kevin Garnett16 2003-04-27 MIN
  Jermaine O'Neal16 2001-04-21 IND
  Shaquille O'Neal*16 2000-05-30 LAL
  David Robinson*16 1998-04-29 SAS
  Dennis Rodman*16 1995-05-08 SAS
  Hakeem Olajuwon*16 1994-05-21 HOU
  Charles Oakley16 1994-05-01 NYK
  Brad Daugherty16 1993-05-09 CLE
  David Robinson*16 1993-05-07 SAS
  Bill Laimbeer16 1990-06-14 DET
  Charles Barkley*16 1990-05-09 PHI
  Bill Laimbeer16 1990-05-01 DET
  Bill Laimbeer16 1987-05-21 DET
  James Donaldson16 1986-05-08 DAL
  Sam Perkins16 1985-04-20 DAL
  Sam Bowie16 1985-04-20 POR
82. Hassan Whiteside15 2016-05-03 MIA
  LeBron James15 2015-06-16 CLE
  Blake Griffin15 2015-05-06 LAC
  Dirk Nowitzki15 2015-04-28 DAL
  Dwight Howard15 2015-04-24 HOU
  Joakim Noah15 2015-04-20 CHI
  DeAndre Jordan15 2014-04-24 LAC
  Kevin Durant15 2013-05-05 OKC
  Carlos Boozer15 2013-04-25 CHI
  Dwight Howard15 2013-04-21 LAL
  Pau Gasol15 2013-04-21 LAL
  Marc Gasol15 2011-04-27 MEM
  Dwight Howard15 2009-06-11 ORL
  Dwight Howard15 2009-04-26 ORL
  Carlos Boozer15 2009-04-25 UTA
  Tim Duncan15 2008-05-27 SAS
  Mehmet Okur15 2008-04-26 UTA
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas15 2007-04-30 CLE
  Dirk Nowitzki15 2006-06-11 DAL
  Shawn Marion15 2006-05-26 PHO
  Corey Maggette15 2006-05-14 LAC
  Shawn Marion15 2006-05-12 PHO
  Tim Thomas15 2006-04-23 PHO
  Ben Wallace15 2005-05-11 DET
  Andres Nocioni15 2005-04-24 CHI
  Shaquille O'Neal*15 2004-05-27 LAL
  Tim Duncan15 2004-05-13 SAS
  Kevin Garnett15 2004-05-12 MIN
  Ben Wallace15 2003-05-20 DET
  Ben Wallace15 2003-05-16 DET
  Dirk Nowitzki15 2003-05-13 DAL
  Kevin Garnett15 2003-04-29 MIN
  Ben Wallace15 2003-04-25 DET
  Shaquille O'Neal*15 2002-05-31 LAL
  Paul Pierce15 2002-05-12 BOS
  Ben Wallace15 2002-04-21 DET
  Tim Duncan15 2001-05-07 SAS
  Marcus Camby15 2001-04-22 NYK
  Shaquille O'Neal*15 2000-05-16 LAL
  Derrick Coleman15 2000-04-28 CHH
  Tim Duncan15 1999-06-23 SAS
  Arvydas Sabonis*15 1999-05-23 POR
  Dikembe Mutombo*15 1999-05-16 ATL
  Charles Barkley*15 1999-05-13 HOU
  Vlade Divac15 1998-05-06 CHH
  Antonio McDyess15 1998-04-29 PHO
  Karl Malone*15 1997-05-12 UTA
  Dennis Rodman*15 1995-05-22 SAS
  Alonzo Mourning*15 1995-04-30 CHH
  Patrick Ewing*15 1994-05-22 NYK
  Michael Jordan*15 1991-05-14 CHI
  Karl Malone*15 1991-05-07 UTA
  Mark West15 1990-04-29 PHO
  Larry Bird*15 1990-04-26 BOS
  Hakeem Olajuwon*15 1989-05-03 HOU
  Patrick Ewing*15 1988-05-06 NYK
  Karl Malone*15 1988-04-30 UTA
  Moses Malone*15 1987-04-29 WSB
  Ralph Sampson*15 1986-06-01 HOU
  Charles Barkley*15 1986-05-09 PHI
  Ralph Sampson*15 1985-04-19 HOU
  Larry Bird*15 1984-06-08 BOS

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