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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Personal Fouls

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Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NBA/ABA

Rank Player PF
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4657
2. Karl Malone* 4578
3. Artis Gilmore* 4529
4. Robert Parish* 4443
5. Caldwell Jones 4436
6. Charles Oakley 4421
7. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4383
8. Buck Williams 4267
9. Elvin Hayes* 4193
10. Clifford Robinson 4175
11. Kevin Willis 4172
12. Shaquille O'Neal 4146
  Otis Thorpe 4146
14. James Edwards 4042
15. Patrick Ewing* 4034
16. John Stockton* 3942
17. Jack Sikma 3879
18. Hal Greer* 3855
19. Terry Cummings 3836
20. Shawn Kemp 3826
21. Tom Chambers 3742
22. Bill Laimbeer 3633
23. Vlade Divac 3609
24. Kurt Thomas 3579
25. Walt Bellamy* 3536
26. Dan Issel* 3504
27. Rick Mahorn 3499
28. Maurice Lucas 3498
  Bailey Howell* 3498
30. Danny Schayes 3494
  Julius Erving* 3494
32. Juwan Howard 3493
33. Moses Malone* 3477
34. Sam Lacey 3473
35. Jerome Kersey 3455
36. Dolph Schayes* 3432
37. Kevin Garnett 3384
38. Dikembe Mutombo 3383
39. Tree Rollins 3377
40. Bill Bridges 3375
41. Detlef Schrempf 3360
42. Scottie Pippen* 3329
43. Paul Pierce 3321
44. Vince Carter 3306
45. Charles Barkley* 3287
46. Lenny Wilkens* 3285
  Clyde Drexler* 3285
48. John Havlicek* 3281
49. Ron Boone 3265
50. Rasheed Wallace 3259
51. Calvin Murphy* 3250
  George Gervin* 3250
53. Zelmo Beaty 3244
54. George McGinnis 3220
55. P.J. Brown 3218
56. Gary Payton* 3217
57. Alvan Adams 3214
58. Johnny Newman 3199
59. Kobe Bryant 3180
60. Alton Lister 3179
61. Sam Perkins 3177
62. Wayne Cooper 3144
63. LaSalle Thompson 3143
64. Mark West 3136
65. Mark Olberding 3132
66. Paul Silas 3105
67. Mickey Johnson 3101
68. Dennis Johnson* 3087
69. Antonio McDyess 3077
70. Al Harrington 3069
71. Antoine Carr 3063
72. Bob Lanier* 3048
73. Tom Sanders* 3044
74. Elton Brand 3030
75. Rick Barry* 3028
76. Alex English* 3027
77. Tim Duncan 3014
78. Rik Smits 3011
79. Reggie Theus 3008
80. Elden Campbell 3006
81. Joe Smith 2974
82. Billy Paultz 2973
83. Isiah Thomas* 2971
84. Larry Smith 2966
85. Eddie Johnson 2962
86. Grant Long 2957
87. Mark Eaton 2955
88. Dirk Nowitzki 2951
89. Bob Dandridge 2940
90. Oscar Robertson* 2931
91. Tom Van Arsdale 2922
92. Dave Cowens* 2920
93. Lamar Odom 2916
94. Larry Foust 2909
95. Jermaine O'Neal 2896
96. Danny Manning 2895
97. Robert Reid 2893
  Tyrone Hill 2893
99. Bernard King* 2885
100. Dale Davis 2878
101. Herb Williams 2876
102. Erick Dampier 2869
103. Tom Owens 2862
104. Ray Allen 2858
105. Johnny Green 2856
106. Billy Cunningham* 2845
107. Dennis Rodman* 2843
108. Tom Meschery 2841
109. Wayne Embry* 2838
110. David Robinson* 2835
  Olden Polynice 2835
112. Bill Cartwright 2833
113. Horace Grant 2832
114. Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
115. Alonzo Mourning* 2810
116. Dave DeBusschere* 2801
  Wayman Tisdale 2801
118. Darryl Dawkins 2784
119. Michael Jordan* 2783
120. Jack Twyman* 2782
121. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
122. Gail Goodrich* 2775
123. Richie Guerin* 2769
124. Christian Laettner 2768
125. Paul Arizin* 2764
126. Wes Unseld* 2762
127. Kevin McHale* 2758
128. Derek Harper 2755
129. Sam Cassell 2744
130. Rick Fox 2739
131. Andre Miller 2734
132. Reggie Miller* 2730
133. Chet Walker* 2727
134. Bob McAdoo* 2726
135. Dan Roundfield 2722
136. George Johnson 2707
137. Larry Nance 2703
138. Chris Webber 2700
  Derrick McKey 2700
  Jerry Sloan* 2700
141. Mychal Thompson 2692
142. Tom Gola* 2688
143. Marcus Camby 2687
144. Derek Fisher 2684
145. Robert Horry 2680
146. Rodney Rogers 2678
147. Cliff Hagan* 2665
148. Leroy Ellis 2661
  Norm Van Lier 2661
150. Doc Rivers 2660
151. John Drew 2641
152. Alvin Robertson 2638
153. Guy Rodgers* 2630
154. Tyrone Corbin 2627
155. Nate Thurmond* 2624
156. Ricky Sobers 2622
157. Bobby Jones 2620
158. Charlie Scott 2618
  Clifford Ray 2618
160. Dave Bing* 2615
161. Rich Kelley 2613
162. Jim Chones 2606
163. Dave Greenwood 2605
164. Mark Aguirre 2599
165. Elgin Baylor* 2596
166. Bill Russell* 2592
167. Joe Graboski 2591
168. Tyson Chandler 2587
169. Michael Cage 2581
170. Antawn Jamison 2580
171. Dick Van Arsdale 2575
172. Wil Jones 2574
173. Jason Kidd 2572
174. Shawn Bradley 2567
175. Chuck Person 2565
176. Vin Baker 2560
177. Xavier McDaniel 2557
178. Randy Smith 2556
179. Rudy LaRusso 2553
180. Antonio Davis 2551
181. Adrian Dantley* 2550
182. Danny Ainge 2549
  Scott Wedman 2549
184. Dwight Howard 2544
185. Kevin Loughery 2543
186. Mike Newlin 2542
187. Lonnie Shelton 2540
188. Samuel Dalembert 2533
189. Bob Pettit* 2529
190. Sidney Wicks 2524
191. Antoine Walker 2516
192. Kendall Gill 2515
193. Dick Barnett 2514
194. Sam Mitchell 2509
195. John Johnson 2505
196. Mitch Richmond* 2503
197. Metta World Peace 2501
198. Darnell Hillman 2491
199. Mike Bantom 2489
  Bob Boozer 2489
201. Kenyon Martin 2485
202. Eddie Jones 2483
203. Dale Ellis 2480
204. Purvis Short 2479
205. Shawn Marion 2478
206. Jon Koncak 2474
207. Tom Heinsohn* 2454
  Walter Davis 2454
209. Dick Snyder 2453
210. Don Nelson* 2451
211. Arnie Risen* 2449
212. Darrall Imhoff 2445
213. Lou Hudson 2439
214. Amar'e Stoudemire 2438
215. A.C. Green 2436
216. Jerry West* 2435
217. Carlos Boozer 2431
218. Rashard Lewis 2430
  Ervin Johnson 2430
220. Ray Felix 2419
221. Al Attles 2417
222. Jack Marin 2416
  Earl Monroe* 2416
224. Willis Reed* 2411
225. Steve Johnson 2409
  Brian Grant 2409
227. Jalen Rose 2408
  Nate McMillan 2408
229. John Salley 2399
230. Spencer Haywood 2388
231. Jerry Lucas* 2387
232. Brad Miller 2383
233. Grant Hill 2377
234. Carmelo Anthony 2374
235. Phil Jackson* 2366
236. Jeff Hornacek 2364
237. Bill Bradley* 2363
238. Baron Davis 2361
  Glen Rice 2361
240. Anthony Mason 2353
241. Rony Seikaly 2341
242. Corey Maggette 2338
243. Hedo Turkoglu 2337
244. Coby Dietrick 2336
245. Happy Hairston 2334
246. James Posey 2330
247. Richard Hamilton 2329
  Michael Cooper 2329
249. Chris Dudley 2328
  Joe Caldwell 2328

NBA

Rank Player PF
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4657
2. Karl Malone* 4578
3. Robert Parish* 4443
4. Charles Oakley 4421
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4383
6. Buck Williams 4267
7. Elvin Hayes* 4193
8. Clifford Robinson 4175
9. Kevin Willis 4172
10. Shaquille O'Neal 4146
  Otis Thorpe 4146
12. James Edwards 4042
13. Patrick Ewing* 4034
14. John Stockton* 3942
15. Jack Sikma 3879
16. Hal Greer* 3855
17. Terry Cummings 3836
18. Shawn Kemp 3826
19. Tom Chambers 3742
20. Bill Laimbeer 3633
21. Vlade Divac 3609
22. Kurt Thomas 3579
23. Walt Bellamy* 3536
24. Caldwell Jones 3527
25. Rick Mahorn 3499
26. Bailey Howell* 3498
27. Danny Schayes 3494
28. Juwan Howard 3493
29. Sam Lacey 3473
30. Jerome Kersey 3455
31. Dolph Schayes* 3432
32. Kevin Garnett 3384
33. Dikembe Mutombo 3383
34. Tree Rollins 3377
35. Bill Bridges 3375
36. Detlef Schrempf 3360
37. Scottie Pippen* 3329
38. Paul Pierce 3321
39. Vince Carter 3306
40. Charles Barkley* 3287
41. Lenny Wilkens* 3285
  Clyde Drexler* 3285
43. John Havlicek* 3281
44. Rasheed Wallace 3259
45. Calvin Murphy* 3250
46. P.J. Brown 3218
47. Gary Payton* 3217
48. Alvan Adams 3214
49. Johnny Newman 3199
50. Kobe Bryant 3180
51. Alton Lister 3179
52. Sam Perkins 3177
53. Wayne Cooper 3144
54. LaSalle Thompson 3143
55. Mark West 3136
56. Paul Silas 3105
57. Mickey Johnson 3101
58. Dennis Johnson* 3087
59. Antonio McDyess 3077
60. Moses Malone* 3076
61. Al Harrington 3069
62. Antoine Carr 3063
63. Bob Lanier* 3048
64. Tom Sanders* 3044
65. Elton Brand 3030
66. Alex English* 3027
67. Tim Duncan 3014
68. Rik Smits 3011
69. Reggie Theus 3008
70. Elden Campbell 3006
71. Artis Gilmore* 2986
72. Joe Smith 2974
73. Isiah Thomas* 2971
74. Larry Smith 2966
75. Eddie Johnson 2962
76. Grant Long 2957
77. Mark Eaton 2955
78. Dirk Nowitzki 2951
79. Bob Dandridge 2940
80. Oscar Robertson* 2931
81. Tom Van Arsdale 2922
82. Dave Cowens* 2920
83. Lamar Odom 2916
84. Larry Foust 2909
85. Jermaine O'Neal 2896
86. Danny Manning 2895
87. Tyrone Hill 2893
  Robert Reid 2893
89. Bernard King* 2885
90. Mark Olberding 2883
91. Dale Davis 2878
92. Herb Williams 2876
93. Erick Dampier 2869
94. Maurice Lucas 2865
95. Ray Allen 2858
96. Johnny Green 2856
97. Dennis Rodman* 2843
98. Tom Meschery 2841
99. Wayne Embry* 2838
100. Olden Polynice 2835
  David Robinson* 2835
102. Bill Cartwright 2833
103. Horace Grant 2832
104. Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
105. Alonzo Mourning* 2810
106. Wayman Tisdale 2801
  Dave DeBusschere* 2801
108. Darryl Dawkins 2784
109. Michael Jordan* 2783
110. Jack Twyman* 2782
111. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
112. Gail Goodrich* 2775
113. Richie Guerin* 2769
114. Christian Laettner 2768
115. Paul Arizin* 2764
116. Wes Unseld* 2762
117. Kevin McHale* 2758
118. Derek Harper 2755
119. Sam Cassell 2744
120. Rick Fox 2739
121. Andre Miller 2734
122. Reggie Miller* 2730
123. Chet Walker* 2727
124. Bob McAdoo* 2726
125. George Johnson 2707
126. Larry Nance 2703
127. Jerry Sloan* 2700
  Derrick McKey 2700
  Chris Webber 2700
130. Mychal Thompson 2692
131. Tom Gola* 2688
132. Marcus Camby 2687
133. Derek Fisher 2684
134. Robert Horry 2680
135. Rodney Rogers 2678
136. Leroy Ellis 2661
  Norm Van Lier 2661
138. Doc Rivers 2660
139. John Drew 2641
140. Alvin Robertson 2638
141. Guy Rodgers* 2630
142. Tyrone Corbin 2627
143. Nate Thurmond* 2624
144. Ricky Sobers 2622
145. Clifford Ray 2618
146. Dave Bing* 2615
147. Rich Kelley 2613
148. Dave Greenwood 2605
149. Mark Aguirre 2599
150. Elgin Baylor* 2596
151. Bill Russell* 2592
152. Joe Graboski 2591
153. Tyson Chandler 2587
154. Michael Cage 2581
155. Antawn Jamison 2580
156. Dick Van Arsdale 2575
157. Jason Kidd 2572
158. Shawn Bradley 2567
159. Chuck Person 2565
160. Dan Roundfield 2561
161. Vin Baker 2560
162. Xavier McDaniel 2557
163. Randy Smith 2556
164. Rudy LaRusso 2553
165. Antonio Davis 2551
166. Adrian Dantley* 2550
167. Scott Wedman 2549
  Danny Ainge 2549
169. Dwight Howard 2544
170. Kevin Loughery 2543
171. Mike Newlin 2542
172. Lonnie Shelton 2540
173. Samuel Dalembert 2533
174. Bob Pettit* 2529
175. Sidney Wicks 2524
176. Antoine Walker 2516
177. Kendall Gill 2515
178. Dick Barnett 2514
179. Sam Mitchell 2509
180. John Johnson 2505
181. Mitch Richmond* 2503
182. Metta World Peace 2501
183. Bob Boozer 2489
  Mike Bantom 2489
185. Kenyon Martin 2485
186. Eddie Jones 2483
187. Dale Ellis 2480
188. Purvis Short 2479
189. Shawn Marion 2478
190. Jon Koncak 2474
191. Walter Davis 2454
  Tom Heinsohn* 2454
193. Dick Snyder 2453
194. Don Nelson* 2451
195. Arnie Risen* 2449
196. Darrall Imhoff 2445
197. Lou Hudson 2439
198. Amar'e Stoudemire 2438
199. A.C. Green 2436
200. Jerry West* 2435
201. Billy Cunningham* 2431
  Carlos Boozer 2431
203. Rashard Lewis 2430
  Ervin Johnson 2430
205. Ray Felix 2419
206. Al Attles 2417
207. Jack Marin 2416
  Earl Monroe* 2416
209. Willis Reed* 2411
210. Steve Johnson 2409
  Brian Grant 2409
212. Jalen Rose 2408
  Nate McMillan 2408
214. John Salley 2399
215. Cliff Hagan* 2388
216. Jerry Lucas* 2387
217. Brad Miller 2383
218. Grant Hill 2377
219. Carmelo Anthony 2374
220. Phil Jackson* 2366
221. Jeff Hornacek 2364
222. Bill Bradley* 2363
223. Glen Rice 2361
  Baron Davis 2361
225. Anthony Mason 2353
226. Rony Seikaly 2341
227. Corey Maggette 2338
228. Hedo Turkoglu 2337
229. Happy Hairston 2334
230. George Gervin* 2331
231. James Posey 2330
232. Michael Cooper 2329
  Richard Hamilton 2329
234. Chris Dudley 2328
235. Larry Costello 2326
236. Ron Harper 2324
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2324
238. David Wesley 2310
239. Cliff Levingston 2299
240. Frank Brickowski 2298
241. Jamaal Wilkes* 2296
242. John Starks 2293
243. Benoit Benjamin 2292
244. Clyde Lovellette* 2289
245. Theo Ratliff 2288
246. Red Kerr 2287
247. Julius Erving* 2286
248. Kirk Hinrich 2282
249. Jim Washington 2280
250. Larry Bird* 2279

ABA

Rank Player PF
1. Mel Daniels* 2280
2. Ron Boone 2245
3. Byron Beck 2208
4. Gerald Govan 2032
5. Jim Eakins 2029
6. Freddie Lewis 2016
7. Wil Jones 2014
8. Cincinnatus Powell 1978
9. Roger Brown* 1929
10. Steve Jones 1885
11. Fatty Taylor 1801
12. Gene Moore 1730
13. Jimmy Jones 1674
14. Walter Simon 1671
15. Rich Jones 1659
16. Goose Ligon 1658
17. Louie Dampier 1633
18. George Carter 1632
19. Mack Calvin 1613
20. Willie Wise 1606
21. Donnie Freeman 1604
22. Stew Johnson 1598
23. Billy Paultz 1574
24. Warren Jabali 1544
25. Artis Gilmore* 1543
26. Les Hunter 1533
27. Warren Davis 1507
28. Dan Issel* 1482
29. Ira Harge 1468
30. Darnell Hillman 1432
31. Trooper Washington 1430
32. Larry Jones 1425
33. Arthur Becker 1411
34. Julius Keye 1407
35. Bob Netolicky 1365
36. Red Robbins 1334
37. Glen Combs 1333
38. John Beasley 1294
39. Doug Moe 1286
40. Tom Owens 1257
41. Bill Melchionni 1250
42. Mike Lewis 1249
43. George McGinnis 1236
44. Ted McClain 1234
45. Johnny Neumann 1225
46. Ralph Simpson 1224
47. Julius Erving* 1208
48. Wendell Ladner 1168
49. Chuck Williams 1158
50. Dave Robisch 1152
51. Charles Williams 1144
52. Bob Warren 1123
53. Ronald Franz 1120
54. Randolph Mahaffey 1118
55. Zelmo Beaty 1112
56. Larry Miller 1091
57. Coby Dietrick 1089
58. Darel Carrier 1072
59. Al Smith 1071
  Lee Davis 1071
61. Larry Brown* 1059
62. Gene Littles 1048
63. Joe Caldwell 1030
64. James Silas 1013
65. Goo Kennedy 1010
66. George Thompson 1007
67. Lonnie Wright 983
68. Bob Verga 982
69. Randy Denton 958
70. Mike Gale 931
71. George Gervin* 919
72. Skeeter Swift 915
73. Caldwell Jones 909
74. Joe Hamilton 907
75. Bill Keller 903
76. Manny Leaks 883
77. Mike Jackson 882
78. Jackie Moreland 849
79. Marv Roberts 848
80. Ed Manning 846
81. George Irvine 842
82. Mervin Jackson 825
83. Donald Sidle 813
84. George Peeples 808
85. Frank Card 807
86. Willard Sojourner 804
87. Wayne Hightower 802
88. Simmie Hill 801
89. Levern Tart 792
90. George Lehmann 787
91. Brian Taylor 765
92. Rick Barry* 764
93. Stephen Chubin 753
94. George Stone 747
95. Julian Hammond 744
96. Dave Twardzik 720
97. Collis Jones 707
98. Oliver Taylor 698
99. Ollie Darden 693
100. Swen Nater 692
101. John Roche 688
102. Ed Johnson 687
103. John Williamson 666
104. John Brisker 665
105. Rick Mount 653
106. Charles Beasley 651
107. Neil Johnson 650
108. Mike Green 649
109. Larry Kenon 645
110. Willie Murrell 640
111. Jim Chones 638
112. Maurice Lucas 633
113. Maurice McHartley 625
114. Willie Long 606
115. Sonny Dove 603
116. Marvin Barnes 601
117. Gary Bradds 597
118. Bob Bedell 595
  Don Buse 595
120. Tim Bassett 591
121. Bird Averitt 586
122. Skip Thoren 560
123. Charlie Scott 559
124. Sam Smith 558
125. Len Elmore 551
126. Tommie Bowens 542
127. Jeffrey Congdon 538
128. Ronald Thomas 530
  Craig Raymond 530
130. Jimmy O'Brien 518
131. George Karl 517
132. Bobby Jones 516
133. Wayne Chapman 513
  John Smith 513
135. Gus Gerard 512
136. Dan Anderson 503
137. Hank Whitney 502
138. Ben Warley 501
139. Larry Cannon 496
140. Mike Barr 493
141. Tom Hoover 491
142. Ron Perry 484
143. Mike Butler 483
144. Mike Barrett 473
145. Willie Somerset 472
146. Andrew Anderson 462
147. Jim Caldwell 445
148. Rich Niemann 443
149. Kevin Joyce 441
  Kendall Rhine 441
151. Dave Lattin 438
152. Chico Vaughn 434
153. Bill McGill 429
154. Barry Parkhill 425
155. Arvesta Kelly 424
156. Al Cueto 423
157. Will Frazier 419
158. Art Heyman 415
159. Connie Hawkins* 414
  Billy Cunningham* 414
161. Walter Piatkowski 408
162. Moses Malone* 401
  Chuck Terry 401
164. Billy Knight 400
165. Travis Grant 376
166. Claude Terry 373
167. George Adams 372
168. Bo Lamar 363
  Al Skinner 363
  Jim Ard 363
171. Joe DePre 343
172. Tony Jackson 331
  Bernie Williams 331
174. Jan Van Breda Kolff 328
175. Larry Finch 326
176. Henry Logan 319
177. John Barnhill 318
178. Larry Bunce 317
179. Jim McDaniels 315
  Steven Kramer 315
181. Roger Brown 312
  Riney Lochmann 312
183. Dennis Wuycik 293
184. Kim Hughes 292
  Bobby Rascoe 292
186. Bobby Lloyd 290
187. David Vaughn 289
188. Mike Pratt 286
189. David Thompson* 282
190. Jim Hadnot 279
191. Grant Simmons 278
  Leary Lentz 278
193. Jimmy Rayl 277
  Cliff Hagan* 277
195. Johnny Baum 275
196. Bill Bunting 274
197. John Fairchild 271
  George Tinsley 271
199. Gary Keller 270
  Ray Scott 270
201. Mel Bennett 266
  Bruce Seals 266
203. Ervin Inniger 260
204. Samuel Robinson 252
205. Mark Olberding 249
206. Billy Schaeffer 248
  Jesse Branson 248
208. Tom Thacker 246
209. Al Tucker 245
210. Jim Bradley 244
211. Keith Swagerty 242
212. Lester Selvage 241
213. Jim Jarvis 240
  Charles Edge 240
215. Bud Olsen 234
216. Don Carlos 231
217. Ronald Taylor 229
218. Mel Peterson 226
219. M.L. Carr 225
220. Spencer Haywood 221
221. Carl Fuller 220
222. Dewitt Menyard 218
223. Barry Orms 215
224. Willie Porter 213
225. Dennis Grey 211
226. William Franklin 210
227. Bobby Wilson 209
  George Johnson 209
229. Barry Liebowitz 208
230. George Sutor 203
231. Joe Hamood 200
232. Howard Bayne 199
233. Garfield Smith 197
234. James Foster 196
235. Stephen Vacendak 194
236. Loyd King 188
  Ticky Burden 188
  Mel Nowell 188
239. John Clawson 187
240. Bobby Edmonds 184
  Charles Jordan 184
242. Billy Shepherd 182
  Tom Workman 182
244. Donald Dee 179
245. Paul Ruffner 178
  Daniel Sparks 178
247. Jerry Chambers 176
  Jay Miller 176
249. Hubie White 175
250. Bruce Spraggins 173