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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. Otis Thorpe 4146
  Shaquille O'Neal 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. Bailey Howell* 3498
  Maurice Lucas 3498
30. Julius Erving* 3494
  Danny Schayes 3494
32. Juwan Howard 3493
33. Moses Malone* 3477
34. Sam Lacey 3473
35. Kevin Garnett 3466
36. Jerome Kersey 3455
37. Dolph Schayes* 3432
38. Paul Pierce 3413
39. Dikembe Mutombo 3383
40. Tree Rollins 3377
41. Bill Bridges 3375
42. Vince Carter 3368
43. Detlef Schrempf 3360
44. Scottie Pippen* 3329
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. Kobe Bryant 3238
55. George McGinnis 3220
56. P.J. Brown 3218
57. Gary Payton* 3217
58. Alvan Adams 3214
59. Johnny Newman 3199
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. Tim Duncan 3109
67. Paul Silas 3105
68. Mickey Johnson 3101
69. Dennis Johnson* 3087
70. Antonio McDyess 3077
71. Al Harrington 3069
72. Antoine Carr 3063
73. Elton Brand 3053
74. Bob Lanier* 3048
75. Tom Sanders* 3044
76. Dirk Nowitzki 3029
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. Eddie Johnson 2962
87. Grant Long 2957
88. Mark Eaton 2955
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. Tyrone Hill 2893
  Robert Reid 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. Andre Miller 2786
119. Darryl Dawkins 2784
120. Michael Jordan* 2783
121. Jack Twyman* 2782
122. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
123. Gail Goodrich* 2775
124. Richie Guerin* 2769
125. Christian Laettner 2768
126. Paul Arizin* 2764
127. Wes Unseld* 2762
128. Kevin McHale* 2758
129. Derek Harper 2755
130. Sam Cassell 2744
131. Rick Fox 2739
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. Derrick McKey 2700
  Jerry Sloan* 2700
  Chris Webber 2700
141. Mychal Thompson 2692
142. Tom Gola* 2688
143. Marcus Camby 2687
144. Derek Fisher 2684
145. Robert Horry 2680
  Tyson Chandler 2680
147. Rodney Rogers 2678
148. Cliff Hagan* 2665
149. Leroy Ellis 2661
  Norm Van Lier 2661
151. Doc Rivers 2660
152. Dwight Howard 2645
153. John Drew 2641
154. Alvin Robertson 2638
155. Guy Rodgers* 2630
156. Tyrone Corbin 2627
157. Nate Thurmond* 2624
158. Ricky Sobers 2622
159. Bobby Jones 2620
160. Clifford Ray 2618
  Charlie Scott 2618
162. Dave Bing* 2615
163. Rich Kelley 2613
164. Jim Chones 2606
165. Dave Greenwood 2605
166. Samuel Dalembert 2601
167. Mark Aguirre 2599
168. Elgin Baylor* 2596
169. Bill Russell* 2592
170. Joe Graboski 2591
171. Michael Cage 2581
172. Antawn Jamison 2580
173. Dick Van Arsdale 2575
174. Wil Jones 2574
175. Jason Kidd 2572
176. Shawn Bradley 2567
177. Chuck Person 2565
178. Vin Baker 2560
179. Xavier McDaniel 2557
180. Randy Smith 2556
181. Rudy LaRusso 2553
182. Carlos Boozer 2552
183. Antonio Davis 2551
184. Adrian Dantley* 2550
185. Danny Ainge 2549
  Scott Wedman 2549
187. Kevin Loughery 2543
188. Mike Newlin 2542
189. Lonnie Shelton 2540
190. Amar'e Stoudemire 2534
191. Bob Pettit* 2529
192. Shawn Marion 2526
193. Sidney Wicks 2524
194. Antoine Walker 2516
195. Kendall Gill 2515
196. Dick Barnett 2514
197. Sam Mitchell 2509
198. John Johnson 2505
199. Mitch Richmond* 2503
200. Metta World Peace 2501
201. Kenyon Martin 2496
202. Darnell Hillman 2491
203. Mike Bantom 2489
  Bob Boozer 2489
205. Eddie Jones 2483
206. Dale Ellis 2480
207. Purvis Short 2479
208. Jon Koncak 2474
209. Tom Heinsohn* 2454
  Walter Davis 2454
211. Dick Snyder 2453
212. Don Nelson* 2451
213. Arnie Risen* 2449
214. Carmelo Anthony 2446
215. Darrall Imhoff 2445
216. Lou Hudson 2439
217. A.C. Green 2436
218. Jerry West* 2435
219. Ervin Johnson 2430
  Rashard Lewis 2430
221. Ray Felix 2419
222. Al Attles 2417
223. Earl Monroe* 2416
  Jack Marin 2416
225. Willis Reed* 2411
226. Brian Grant 2409
  Steve Johnson 2409
228. Jalen Rose 2408
  Nate McMillan 2408
230. John Salley 2399
231. Spencer Haywood 2388
232. Jerry Lucas* 2387
233. Brad Miller 2383
234. Kirk Hinrich 2377
  Grant Hill 2377
236. Phil Jackson* 2366
237. Jeff Hornacek 2364
238. Bill Bradley* 2363
239. Baron Davis 2361
  Glen Rice 2361
241. Hedo Turkoglu 2359
242. Anthony Mason 2353
243. Rony Seikaly 2341
244. Corey Maggette 2338
245. Coby Dietrick 2336
246. Happy Hairston 2334
247. James Posey 2330
248. Richard Hamilton 2329
  Michael Cooper 2329
250. Joe Caldwell 2328
  Chris Dudley 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. Kevin Garnett 3466
31. Jerome Kersey 3455
32. Dolph Schayes* 3432
33. Paul Pierce 3413
34. Dikembe Mutombo 3383
35. Tree Rollins 3377
36. Bill Bridges 3375
37. Vince Carter 3368
38. Detlef Schrempf 3360
39. Scottie Pippen* 3329
40. Charles Barkley* 3287
41. Lenny Wilkens* 3285
  Clyde Drexler* 3285
43. John Havlicek* 3281
44. Rasheed Wallace 3259
45. Calvin Murphy* 3250
46. Kobe Bryant 3238
47. P.J. Brown 3218
48. Gary Payton* 3217
49. Alvan Adams 3214
50. Johnny Newman 3199
51. Alton Lister 3179
52. Sam Perkins 3177
53. Wayne Cooper 3144
54. LaSalle Thompson 3143
55. Mark West 3136
56. Tim Duncan 3109
57. Paul Silas 3105
58. Mickey Johnson 3101
59. Dennis Johnson* 3087
60. Antonio McDyess 3077
61. Moses Malone* 3076
62. Al Harrington 3069
63. Antoine Carr 3063
64. Elton Brand 3053
65. Bob Lanier* 3048
66. Tom Sanders* 3044
67. Dirk Nowitzki 3029
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. Eddie Johnson 2962
77. Grant Long 2957
78. Mark Eaton 2955
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. Robert Reid 2893
  Tyrone Hill 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. Dave DeBusschere* 2801
  Wayman Tisdale 2801
108. Andre Miller 2786
109. Darryl Dawkins 2784
110. Michael Jordan* 2783
111. Jack Twyman* 2782
112. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
113. Gail Goodrich* 2775
114. Richie Guerin* 2769
115. Christian Laettner 2768
116. Paul Arizin* 2764
117. Wes Unseld* 2762
118. Kevin McHale* 2758
119. Derek Harper 2755
120. Sam Cassell 2744
121. Rick Fox 2739
122. Reggie Miller* 2730
123. Chet Walker* 2727
124. Bob McAdoo* 2726
125. George Johnson 2707
126. Larry Nance 2703
127. Chris Webber 2700
  Derrick McKey 2700
  Jerry Sloan* 2700
130. Mychal Thompson 2692
131. Tom Gola* 2688
132. Marcus Camby 2687
133. Derek Fisher 2684
134. Tyson Chandler 2680
  Robert Horry 2680
136. Rodney Rogers 2678
137. Leroy Ellis 2661
  Norm Van Lier 2661
139. Doc Rivers 2660
140. Dwight Howard 2645
141. John Drew 2641
142. Alvin Robertson 2638
143. Guy Rodgers* 2630
144. Tyrone Corbin 2627
145. Nate Thurmond* 2624
146. Ricky Sobers 2622
147. Clifford Ray 2618
148. Dave Bing* 2615
149. Rich Kelley 2613
150. Dave Greenwood 2605
151. Samuel Dalembert 2601
152. Mark Aguirre 2599
153. Elgin Baylor* 2596
154. Bill Russell* 2592
155. Joe Graboski 2591
156. Michael Cage 2581
157. Antawn Jamison 2580
158. Dick Van Arsdale 2575
159. Jason Kidd 2572
160. Shawn Bradley 2567
161. Chuck Person 2565
162. Dan Roundfield 2561
163. Vin Baker 2560
164. Xavier McDaniel 2557
165. Randy Smith 2556
166. Rudy LaRusso 2553
167. Carlos Boozer 2552
168. Antonio Davis 2551
169. Adrian Dantley* 2550
170. Danny Ainge 2549
  Scott Wedman 2549
172. Kevin Loughery 2543
173. Mike Newlin 2542
174. Lonnie Shelton 2540
175. Amar'e Stoudemire 2534
176. Bob Pettit* 2529
177. Shawn Marion 2526
178. Sidney Wicks 2524
179. Antoine Walker 2516
180. Kendall Gill 2515
181. Dick Barnett 2514
182. Sam Mitchell 2509
183. John Johnson 2505
184. Mitch Richmond* 2503
185. Metta World Peace 2501
186. Kenyon Martin 2496
187. Mike Bantom 2489
  Bob Boozer 2489
189. Eddie Jones 2483
190. Dale Ellis 2480
191. Purvis Short 2479
192. Jon Koncak 2474
193. Walter Davis 2454
  Tom Heinsohn* 2454
195. Dick Snyder 2453
196. Don Nelson* 2451
197. Arnie Risen* 2449
198. Carmelo Anthony 2446
199. Darrall Imhoff 2445
200. Lou Hudson 2439
201. A.C. Green 2436
202. Jerry West* 2435
203. Billy Cunningham* 2431
204. Ervin Johnson 2430
  Rashard Lewis 2430
206. Ray Felix 2419
207. Al Attles 2417
208. Earl Monroe* 2416
  Jack Marin 2416
210. Willis Reed* 2411
211. Steve Johnson 2409
  Brian Grant 2409
213. Nate McMillan 2408
  Jalen Rose 2408
215. John Salley 2399
216. Cliff Hagan* 2388
217. Jerry Lucas* 2387
218. Brad Miller 2383
219. Kirk Hinrich 2377
  Grant Hill 2377
221. Phil Jackson* 2366
222. Jeff Hornacek 2364
223. Bill Bradley* 2363
224. Baron Davis 2361
  Glen Rice 2361
226. Hedo Turkoglu 2359
227. Anthony Mason 2353
228. Rony Seikaly 2341
229. Corey Maggette 2338
230. Happy Hairston 2334
231. George Gervin* 2331
232. James Posey 2330
233. Richard Hamilton 2329
  Michael Cooper 2329
235. Chris Dudley 2328
236. Nene Hilario 2327
237. Larry Costello 2326
238. Ron Harper 2324
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2324
240. Nick Collison 2317
241. David Wesley 2310
242. Cliff Levingston 2299
243. Frank Brickowski 2298
244. Richard Jefferson 2297
245. Jamaal Wilkes* 2296
246. John Starks 2293
247. Benoit Benjamin 2292
248. Clyde Lovellette* 2289
249. Theo Ratliff 2288
250. Red Kerr 2287

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. Lee Davis 1071
  Al Smith 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. Don Buse 595
  Bob Bedell 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. Billy Cunningham* 414
  Connie Hawkins* 414
161. Walter Piatkowski 408
162. Chuck Terry 401
  Moses Malone* 401
164. Billy Knight 400
165. Travis Grant 376
166. Claude Terry 373
167. George Adams 372
168. Al Skinner 363
  Jim Ard 363
  Bo Lamar 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. Steven Kramer 315
  Jim McDaniels 315
181. Riney Lochmann 312
  Roger Brown 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. Ray Scott 270
  Gary Keller 270
201. Mel Bennett 266
  Bruce Seals 266
203. Ervin Inniger 260
204. Samuel Robinson 252
205. Mark Olberding 249
206. Jesse Branson 248
  Billy Schaeffer 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. James 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. Jay Miller 176
  Jerry Chambers 176
249. Hubie White 175
250. Bruce Spraggins 173