NBA & ABA Progressive Leaders and Records for Defensive Rebounds

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

Table
  Year-by-Year DRB   Active DRB   Career DRB   Single Season DRB
1973-74Elvin Hayes* 1109   Elvin Hayes* 1109   Elvin Hayes* 1109   Elvin Hayes* 1109
1974-75Sam Lacey 921   Elvin Hayes* 1892   Elvin Hayes* 1892   Elvin Hayes* 1109
1975-76Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2720   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2720   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1976-77Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 824   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3544   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3544   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1977-78Truck Robinson 990   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4159   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4159   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1978-79Moses Malone* 857   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4977   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4977   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1979-80Swen Nater 864   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5673   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5673   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1980-81Swen Nater 722   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6297   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6297   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1981-82Jack Sikma 815   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6784   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6784   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1982-83Moses Malone* 749   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7209   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7209   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1983-84Jack Sikma 686   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7627   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7627   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1984-85Mark Eaton 720   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8087   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8087   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1985-86Bill Laimbeer 770   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8432   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8432   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1986-87Charles Oakley 775   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8803   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8803   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1987-88Charles Oakley 740   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9163   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9163   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1988-89Hakeem Olajuwon* 767   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1989-90Hakeem Olajuwon* 850   Moses Malone* 8491   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1990-91Karl Malone* 731   Moses Malone* 8887   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1991-92Dennis Rodman* 1007   Moses Malone* 9311   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1992-93Patrick Ewing* 789   Moses Malone* 9335   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1993-94Dennis Rodman* 914   Robert Parish* 9599   Robert Parish* 9599   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1994-95Karl Malone* 715   Robert Parish* 9856   Robert Parish* 9856   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1995-96David Robinson* 681   Robert Parish* 10070   Robert Parish* 10070   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1996-97Ervin Johnson 682   Robert Parish* 10117   Robert Parish* 10117   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1997-98Dennis Rodman* 780   Hakeem Olajuwon* 8558   Robert Parish* 10117   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1998-99Dikembe Mutombo* 418   Hakeem Olajuwon* 8930   Robert Parish* 10117   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
1999-00Dikembe Mutombo* 853   Karl Malone* 9486   Robert Parish* 10117   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2000-01Ben Wallace 749   Karl Malone* 10041   Robert Parish* 10117   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2001-02Tim Duncan 774   Karl Malone* 10585   Karl Malone* 10585   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2002-03Kevin Garnett 858   Karl Malone* 11100   Karl Malone* 11100   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2003-04Kevin Garnett 894   Karl Malone* 11406   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2004-05Kevin Garnett 861   Dikembe Mutombo* 7869   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2005-06Kevin Garnett 752   Dikembe Mutombo* 8075   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2006-07Kevin Garnett 792   Dikembe Mutombo* 8399   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2007-08Dwight Howard 882   Dikembe Mutombo* 8530   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2008-09Dwight Howard 757   Kevin Garnett 8898   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2009-10Dwight Howard 798   Kevin Garnett 9326   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2010-11Dwight Howard 789   Kevin Garnett 9874   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2011-12Dwight Howard 585   Kevin Garnett 10302   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2012-13Dwight Howard 694   Kevin Garnett 10757   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2013-14DeAndre Jordan 783   Kevin Garnett 11055   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2014-15DeAndre Jordan 829   Kevin Garnett 11318   Karl Malone* 11406   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
2015-16Andre Drummond 803   Kevin Garnett 11453   Kevin Garnett 11453   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1111
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