NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Personal Fouls

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

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
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. Paul Pierce 3620
24. Vlade Divac 3609
25. Kurt Thomas 3579
26. Kevin Garnett 3561
27. Vince Carter 3551
28. Walt Bellamy* 3536
29. Dan Issel* 3504
30. Rick Mahorn 3499
31. Maurice Lucas 3498
  Bailey Howell* 3498
33. Julius Erving* 3494
  Danny Schayes 3494
35. Juwan Howard 3493
36. Moses Malone* 3477
37. Sam Lacey 3473
38. Jerome Kersey 3455
39. Dolph Schayes* 3432
40. Dikembe Mutombo* 3383
41. Tree Rollins 3377
42. Bill Bridges 3375
43. Detlef Schrempf 3360
44. Kobe Bryant 3353
45. Scottie Pippen* 3329
46. Tim Duncan 3304
47. Charles Barkley* 3287
48. Lenny Wilkens* 3285
  Clyde Drexler* 3285
50. John Havlicek* 3281
51. Dirk Nowitzki 3275
52. Ron Boone 3265
53. Rasheed Wallace 3259
54. George Gervin* 3250
  Calvin Murphy* 3250
56. Zelmo Beaty* 3244
57. George McGinnis 3220
58. P.J. Brown 3218
59. Gary Payton* 3217
60. Alvan Adams 3214
61. Johnny Newman 3199
62. Alton Lister 3179
63. Sam Perkins 3177
64. Wayne Cooper 3144
65. LaSalle Thompson 3143
66. Mark West 3136
67. Mark Olberding 3132
68. Elton Brand 3115
69. Paul Silas 3105
70. Mickey Johnson 3101
71. Dennis Johnson* 3087
72. Antonio McDyess 3077
73. Al Harrington 3069
74. Antoine Carr 3063
75. Bob Lanier* 3048
76. Tom Sanders* 3044
77. Rick Barry* 3028
78. Alex English* 3027
79. Rik Smits 3011
80. Reggie Theus 3008
81. Elden Campbell 3006
82. Joe Smith 2974
83. Billy Paultz 2973
84. Isiah Thomas* 2971
85. Larry Smith 2966
86. Dwight Howard 2963
87. Eddie Johnson 2962
88. Grant Long 2957
89. Mark Eaton 2955
90. Bob Dandridge 2940
91. Tyson Chandler 2939
92. Oscar Robertson* 2931
93. Tom Van Arsdale 2922
94. Dave Cowens* 2920
95. Lamar Odom 2916
96. Larry Foust 2909
97. Jermaine O'Neal 2896
98. Danny Manning 2895
99. Robert Reid 2893
  Tyrone Hill 2893
101. Bernard King* 2885
102. Andre Miller 2882
103. Dale Davis 2878
104. Herb Williams 2876
105. Erick Dampier 2869
106. Tom Owens 2862
107. Ray Allen 2858
108. Johnny Green 2856
109. Billy Cunningham* 2845
110. Dennis Rodman* 2843
111. Tom Meschery 2841
112. Wayne Embry* 2838
113. David Robinson* 2835
  Olden Polynice 2835
115. Bill Cartwright 2833
116. Horace Grant 2832
117. Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
118. Alonzo Mourning* 2810
119. Wayman Tisdale 2801
  Dave DeBusschere* 2801
121. Darryl Dawkins 2784
122. Michael Jordan* 2783
123. Jack Twyman* 2782
124. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
125. Gail Goodrich* 2775
126. Richie Guerin* 2769
127. Christian Laettner 2768
128. Paul Arizin* 2764
129. Wes Unseld* 2762
130. Kevin McHale* 2758
131. Derek Harper 2755
132. Sam Cassell 2744
133. Rick Fox 2739
134. Reggie Miller* 2730
135. Chet Walker* 2727
136. Bob McAdoo* 2726
137. Dan Roundfield 2722
138. George Johnson 2707
139. Larry Nance 2703
140. Derrick McKey 2700
  Chris Webber 2700
  Jerry Sloan* 2700
143. Carmelo Anthony 2699
144. Mychal Thompson 2692
145. Tom Gola* 2688
146. Marcus Camby 2687
147. Amar'e Stoudemire 2685
148. Derek Fisher 2684
149. Robert Horry 2680
150. Rodney Rogers 2678
151. Cliff Hagan* 2665
152. Norm Van Lier 2661
  Leroy Ellis 2661
154. Doc Rivers 2660
155. John Drew 2641
156. Alvin Robertson 2638
157. Guy Rodgers* 2630
158. Tyrone Corbin 2627
159. Nate Thurmond* 2624
160. Ricky Sobers 2622
161. Bobby Jones 2620
162. Clifford Ray 2618
  Charlie Scott 2618
164. Dave Bing* 2615
165. Rich Kelley 2613
166. Carlos Boozer 2612
167. Jim Chones 2606
  Nene Hilario 2606
169. Dave Greenwood 2605
170. Samuel Dalembert 2601
171. Mark Aguirre 2599
172. Elgin Baylor* 2596
173. Bill Russell* 2592
174. Joe Graboski 2591
175. Michael Cage 2581
176. Antawn Jamison 2580
177. Metta World Peace 2578
178. Dick Van Arsdale 2575
179. Wil Jones 2574
180. Jason Kidd 2572
181. Shawn Bradley 2567
182. Chuck Person 2565
183. Vin Baker 2560
184. Xavier McDaniel 2557
185. Randy Smith 2556
186. Rudy LaRusso 2553
187. Antonio Davis 2551
188. Adrian Dantley* 2550
189. Scott Wedman 2549
  Danny Ainge 2549
191. Kevin Loughery 2543
192. Mike Newlin 2542
193. Lonnie Shelton 2540
194. Shawn Marion 2535
195. Bob Pettit* 2529
196. Sidney Wicks 2524
197. Antoine Walker 2516
198. Kendall Gill 2515
199. Dick Barnett 2514
200. Sam Mitchell 2509
201. Paul Millsap 2505
  John Johnson 2505
203. Mitch Richmond* 2503
204. Richard Jefferson 2500
205. Kenyon Martin 2498
206. Darnell Hillman 2491
207. Mike Bantom 2489
  Bob Boozer 2489
209. Kirk Hinrich 2487
210. Nick Collison 2486
211. Eddie Jones 2483
212. Dale Ellis 2480
213. Purvis Short 2479
214. Jon Koncak 2474
215. Josh Smith 2458
216. Walter Davis 2454
  Tom Heinsohn* 2454
218. Dick Snyder 2453
219. Don Nelson* 2451
220. Arnie Risen* 2449
221. Jason Terry 2446
222. Darrall Imhoff 2445
223. Lou Hudson 2439
224. A.C. Green 2436
225. Jerry West* 2435
226. Rashard Lewis 2430
  Ervin Johnson 2430
228. Ray Felix 2419
229. Al Attles 2417
230. Jack Marin 2416
  Earl Monroe* 2416
232. Willis Reed* 2411
233. Brian Grant 2409
  Steve Johnson 2409
235. Jalen Rose 2408
  Nate McMillan 2408
237. Zach Randolph 2405
  Pau Gasol 2405
239. Hedo Turkoglu 2403
240. John Salley 2399
241. Spencer Haywood* 2388
242. Jerry Lucas* 2387
243. Brad Miller 2383
244. Grant Hill 2377
245. Phil Jackson* 2366
246. Jeff Hornacek 2364
247. Bill Bradley* 2363
248. Baron Davis 2361
  Glen Rice 2361
250. Anthony Mason 2353

NBA

NBA Table
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. Otis Thorpe 4146
  Shaquille O'Neal* 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. Paul Pierce 3620
22. Vlade Divac 3609
23. Kurt Thomas 3579
24. Kevin Garnett 3561
25. Vince Carter 3551
26. Walt Bellamy* 3536
27. Caldwell Jones 3527
28. Rick Mahorn 3499
29. Bailey Howell* 3498
30. Danny Schayes 3494
31. Juwan Howard 3493
32. Sam Lacey 3473
33. Jerome Kersey 3455
34. Dolph Schayes* 3432
35. Dikembe Mutombo* 3383
36. Tree Rollins 3377
37. Bill Bridges 3375
38. Detlef Schrempf 3360
39. Kobe Bryant 3353
40. Scottie Pippen* 3329
41. Tim Duncan 3304
42. Charles Barkley* 3287
43. Clyde Drexler* 3285
  Lenny Wilkens* 3285
45. John Havlicek* 3281
46. Dirk Nowitzki 3275
47. Rasheed Wallace 3259
48. Calvin Murphy* 3250
49. P.J. Brown 3218
50. Gary Payton* 3217
51. Alvan Adams 3214
52. Johnny Newman 3199
53. Alton Lister 3179
54. Sam Perkins 3177
55. Wayne Cooper 3144
56. LaSalle Thompson 3143
57. Mark West 3136
58. Elton Brand 3115
59. Paul Silas 3105
60. Mickey Johnson 3101
61. Dennis Johnson* 3087
62. Antonio McDyess 3077
63. Moses Malone* 3076
64. Al Harrington 3069
65. Antoine Carr 3063
66. Bob Lanier* 3048
67. Tom Sanders* 3044
68. Alex English* 3027
69. Rik Smits 3011
70. Reggie Theus 3008
71. Elden Campbell 3006
72. Artis Gilmore* 2986
73. Joe Smith 2974
74. Isiah Thomas* 2971
75. Larry Smith 2966
76. Dwight Howard 2963
77. Eddie Johnson 2962
78. Grant Long 2957
79. Mark Eaton 2955
80. Bob Dandridge 2940
81. Tyson Chandler 2939
82. Oscar Robertson* 2931
83. Tom Van Arsdale 2922
84. Dave Cowens* 2920
85. Lamar Odom 2916
86. Larry Foust 2909
87. Jermaine O'Neal 2896
88. Danny Manning 2895
89. Tyrone Hill 2893
  Robert Reid 2893
91. Bernard King* 2885
92. Mark Olberding 2883
93. Andre Miller 2882
94. Dale Davis 2878
95. Herb Williams 2876
96. Erick Dampier 2869
97. Maurice Lucas 2865
98. Ray Allen 2858
99. Johnny Green 2856
100. Dennis Rodman* 2843
101. Tom Meschery 2841
102. Wayne Embry* 2838
103. Olden Polynice 2835
  David Robinson* 2835
105. Bill Cartwright 2833
106. Horace Grant 2832
107. Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
108. Alonzo Mourning* 2810
109. Wayman Tisdale 2801
  Dave DeBusschere* 2801
111. Darryl Dawkins 2784
112. Michael Jordan* 2783
113. Jack Twyman* 2782
114. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
115. Gail Goodrich* 2775
116. Richie Guerin* 2769
117. Christian Laettner 2768
118. Paul Arizin* 2764
119. Wes Unseld* 2762
120. Kevin McHale* 2758
121. Derek Harper 2755
122. Sam Cassell 2744
123. Rick Fox 2739
124. Reggie Miller* 2730
125. Chet Walker* 2727
126. Bob McAdoo* 2726
127. George Johnson 2707
128. Larry Nance 2703
129. Derrick McKey 2700
  Jerry Sloan* 2700
  Chris Webber 2700
132. Carmelo Anthony 2699
133. Mychal Thompson 2692
134. Tom Gola* 2688
135. Marcus Camby 2687
136. Amar'e Stoudemire 2685
137. Derek Fisher 2684
138. Robert Horry 2680
139. Rodney Rogers 2678
140. Norm Van Lier 2661
  Leroy Ellis 2661
142. Doc Rivers 2660
143. John Drew 2641
144. Alvin Robertson 2638
145. Guy Rodgers* 2630
146. Tyrone Corbin 2627
147. Nate Thurmond* 2624
148. Ricky Sobers 2622
149. Clifford Ray 2618
150. Dave Bing* 2615
151. Rich Kelley 2613
152. Carlos Boozer 2612
153. Nene Hilario 2606
154. Dave Greenwood 2605
155. Samuel Dalembert 2601
156. Mark Aguirre 2599
157. Elgin Baylor* 2596
158. Bill Russell* 2592
159. Joe Graboski 2591
160. Michael Cage 2581
161. Antawn Jamison 2580
162. Metta World Peace 2578
163. Dick Van Arsdale 2575
164. Jason Kidd 2572
165. Shawn Bradley 2567
166. Chuck Person 2565
167. Dan Roundfield 2561
168. Vin Baker 2560
169. Xavier McDaniel 2557
170. Randy Smith 2556
171. Rudy LaRusso 2553
172. Antonio Davis 2551
173. Adrian Dantley* 2550
174. Danny Ainge 2549
  Scott Wedman 2549
176. Kevin Loughery 2543
177. Mike Newlin 2542
178. Lonnie Shelton 2540
179. Shawn Marion 2535
180. Bob Pettit* 2529
181. Sidney Wicks 2524
182. Antoine Walker 2516
183. Kendall Gill 2515
184. Dick Barnett 2514
185. Sam Mitchell 2509
186. John Johnson 2505
  Paul Millsap 2505
188. Mitch Richmond* 2503
189. Richard Jefferson 2500
190. Kenyon Martin 2498
191. Mike Bantom 2489
  Bob Boozer 2489
193. Kirk Hinrich 2487
194. Nick Collison 2486
195. Eddie Jones 2483
196. Dale Ellis 2480
197. Purvis Short 2479
198. Jon Koncak 2474
199. Josh Smith 2458
200. Tom Heinsohn* 2454
  Walter Davis 2454
202. Dick Snyder 2453
203. Don Nelson* 2451
204. Arnie Risen* 2449
205. Jason Terry 2446
206. Darrall Imhoff 2445
207. Lou Hudson 2439
208. A.C. Green 2436
209. Jerry West* 2435
210. Billy Cunningham* 2431
211. Ervin Johnson 2430
  Rashard Lewis 2430
213. Ray Felix 2419
214. Al Attles 2417
215. Jack Marin 2416
  Earl Monroe* 2416
217. Willis Reed* 2411
218. Steve Johnson 2409
  Brian Grant 2409
220. Jalen Rose 2408
  Nate McMillan 2408
222. Zach Randolph 2405
  Pau Gasol 2405
224. Hedo Turkoglu 2403
225. John Salley 2399
226. Cliff Hagan* 2388
227. Jerry Lucas* 2387
228. Brad Miller 2383
229. Grant Hill 2377
230. Phil Jackson* 2366
231. Jeff Hornacek 2364
232. Bill Bradley* 2363
233. Baron Davis 2361
  Glen Rice 2361
235. Anthony Mason 2353
236. Zaza Pachulia 2341
  Rony Seikaly 2341
238. Corey Maggette 2338
239. Happy Hairston 2334
240. George Gervin* 2331
241. James Posey 2330
242. Michael Cooper 2329
  Richard Hamilton 2329
244. Chris Dudley 2328
245. Larry Costello 2326
246. Ron Harper 2324
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2324
248. David Wesley 2310
249. Cliff Levingston 2299
250. Frank Brickowski 2298

ABA

ABA Table
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. Craig Raymond 530
  Ronald Thomas 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. Bernie Williams 331
  Tony Jackson 331
174. Jan Van Breda Kolff 328
175. Larry Finch 326
176. Henry Logan 319
177. John Barnhill 318
178. Larry Bunce 317
179. Steven Kramer 315
  Jim McDaniels 315
181. Riney Lochmann 312
  Roger Brown 312
183. Dennis Wuycik 293
184. Bobby Rascoe 292
  Kim Hughes 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. Bruce Seals 266
  Mel Bennett 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. George Johnson 209
  Bobby Wilson 209
229. Barry Liebowitz 208
230. George Sutor 203
231. Joe Hamood 200
232. Howard Bayne 199
233. Garfield Smith 197
234. Jimmy Foster 196
235. Stephen Vacendak 194
236. Mel Nowell 188
  Loyd King 188
  Ticky Burden 188
239. John Clawson 187
240. Bobby Edmonds 184
  Charles Jordan 184
242. Billy Shepherd 182
  Tom Workman 182
244. Donald Dee 179
245. Daniel Sparks 178
  Paul Ruffner 178
247. Jerry Chambers 176
  Jay Miller 176
249. Hubie White 175
250. Bruce Spraggins 173
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