NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Rebounds Per Game

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player RPG
1. Wilt Chamberlain* 22.89
2. Bill Russell* 22.45
3. Bob Pettit* 16.22
4. Jerry Lucas* 15.61
5. Nate Thurmond* 15.00
6. Mel Daniels* 14.91
7. Wes Unseld* 13.99
8. Walt Bellamy* 13.65
9. Dave Cowens* 13.63
10. Elgin Baylor* 13.55
11. Dennis Rodman* 13.12
12. Willis Reed* 12.94
13. Dwight Howard 12.68
14. Elvin Hayes* 12.49
15. Artis Gilmore* 12.29
16. Moses Malone* 12.26
17. Gus Johnson* 12.08
18. Dolph Schayes* 12.08
19. Bill Bridges 11.94
20. Mike Lewis 11.93
21. Harry Gallatin* 11.89
22. Charles Barkley* 11.69
23. Ira Harge 11.60
24. Swen Nater 11.55
25. Kevin Love 11.48
26. Neil Johnston* 11.35
27. Walter Dukes 11.25
28. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.18
29. Red Kerr 11.15
30. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.11
31. Julius Keye 11.01
32. Dave DeBusschere* 10.99
33. George McGinnis 10.97
34. Goose Ligon 10.88
35. Zelmo Beaty* 10.87
36. Shaquille O'Neal* 10.85
37. Tim Duncan 10.84
38. DeMarcus Cousins 10.73
39. David Robinson* 10.64
40. Elmore Smith 10.61
41. Bill Walton* 10.52
42. Red Robbins 10.50
43. Gerald Govan 10.45
44. Billy Cunningham* 10.36
45. Happy Hairston 10.33
46. Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
47. Spencer Haywood* 10.28
48. Clyde Lee 10.28
49. Karl Malone* 10.14
50. Bob Lanier* 10.11
51. Kevin Garnett 10.03
52. Trooper Washington 10.03
53. Larry Bird* 10.00
54. Buck Williams 9.96
55. DeAndre Jordan 9.94
56. Emeka Okafor 9.91
57. Bailey Howell* 9.88
58. Paul Silas 9.85
59. Larry Foust 9.84
60. Ray Scott 9.84
61. Patrick Ewing* 9.81
62. Marcus Camby 9.78
63. Chris Webber 9.78
64. Jack Sikma 9.77
65. Bill Laimbeer 9.74
66. Arnie Risen* 9.73
67. Sam Lacey 9.67
68. Ben Wallace 9.63
69. Mel Hutchins 9.58
70. Brad Daugherty 9.54
71. Blake Griffin 9.53
72. Charles Oakley 9.52
73. Carlos Boozer 9.51
74. Rony Seikaly 9.47
75. Pau Gasol 9.47
76. Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
77. Bob McAdoo* 9.45
78. Rudy LaRusso 9.42
79. Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
80. Truck Robinson 9.41
81. Joakim Noah 9.40
82. Gene Moore 9.38
83. Tyson Chandler 9.37
84. Zach Randolph 9.32
85. Derrick Coleman 9.26
86. Yao Ming* 9.25
87. Dan Roundfield 9.23
88. Larry Smith 9.20
89. Jack Coleman 9.18
90. Warren Davis 9.17
91. Dan Issel* 9.14
92. Robert Parish* 9.13
93. Marvin Barnes 9.12
94. Maurice Lucas 9.11
95. Willie Naulls 9.09
96. Wayne Embry* 9.08
97. Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
98. David Lee 8.96
99. Manny Leaks 8.96
100. Andrew Bogut 8.95
101. George Yardley* 8.94
102. Greg Monroe 8.94
103. Bob Netolicky 8.93
104. Larry Kenon 8.91
105. Ray Felix 8.88
106. Clifford Ray 8.87
107. Connie Hawkins* 8.85
108. Luke Jackson 8.84
109. Curtis Perry 8.83
110. Ralph Sampson* 8.80
111. Al Horford 8.79
  Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
113. Sidney Wicks 8.71
114. Al Jefferson 8.70
115. Shawn Marion 8.69
116. Tristan Thompson 8.64
117. Tom Meschery 8.61
118. Paul Arizin* 8.60
119. Johnny Green 8.59
120. Randy Denton 8.59
121. Jim Washington 8.57
122. Tyrone Hill 8.56
123. Elton Brand 8.54
124. Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
125. Chris Bosh 8.50
126. Julius Erving* 8.47
127. John Beasley 8.41
128. Shawn Kemp 8.41
129. Lamar Odom 8.39
130. Chuck Share 8.37
131. Kevin Willis 8.36
132. Kermit Washington 8.35
133. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.33
134. Rick Roberson 8.33
135. Cliff Robinson 8.33
136. Leroy Ellis 8.31
137. Willie Wise 8.29
138. Bob Rule 8.27
139. Anthony Mason 8.25
140. Otis Thorpe 8.25
141. Caldwell Jones 8.23
142. Vlade Divac 8.22
143. Nat Clifton* 8.22
144. Otto Moore 8.17
145. Jim Chones 8.16
146. Bob Boozer 8.15
147. Horace Grant 8.11
148. Marcin Gortat 8.10
149. Joe Graboski 8.07
150. Rudy Tomjanovich 8.07
151. Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
152. Tom Gola* 8.05
153. Larry Nance 7.99
154. Billy Paultz 7.97
155. Donald Sidle 7.97
156. Randolph Mahaffey 7.96
157. Dave Greenwood 7.94
158. Mark Eaton 7.93
159. Dale Davis 7.87
160. Amar'e Stoudemire 7.84
161. Dirk Nowitzki 7.84
162. Samuel Dalembert 7.84
163. Woody Sauldsberry 7.83
164. Kenny Sears 7.83
  Troy Murphy 7.83
166. James Donaldson 7.83
167. Steve Stipanovich 7.77
168. Lloyd Neal 7.75
169. Neal Walk 7.73
170. P.J. Brown 7.72
171. Antoine Walker 7.72
172. Andrew Bynum 7.71
173. Wil Jones 7.67
174. Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
175. Marc Gasol 7.66
176. Cincinnatus Powell 7.65
177. Darrall Imhoff 7.61
178. Darnell Hillman 7.61
179. Chris Kaman 7.59
180. Michael Cage 7.58
181. Jayson Williams 7.55
182. Ed Macauley* 7.53
  Cornell Warner 7.53
184. Antawn Jamison 7.53
185. Antonio McDyess 7.53
186. Sam Bowie 7.52
187. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
188. Benoit Benjamin 7.51
189. Oscar Robertson* 7.50
190. Larry Johnson 7.50
191. Paul Millsap 7.48
192. Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
193. Antonio Davis 7.48
194. Gar Heard 7.47
195. Josh Smith 7.46
196. Popeye Jones 7.44
197. Jerry Sloan* 7.44
198. Brian Grant 7.44
199. Jim Fox 7.44
200. Mychal Thompson 7.43
201. Vin Baker 7.42
202. Kenny Carr 7.42
203. A.C. Green 7.41
204. Rich Jones 7.40
205. Serge Ibaka 7.36
206. Omer Asik 7.35
207. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
208. Kevin McHale* 7.33
209. Tom Gugliotta 7.33
210. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
211. Terry Cummings 7.29
212. Jim Eakins 7.27
213. Kevin Kunnert 7.26
214. Magic Johnson* 7.24
215. Danny Fortson 7.24
216. Curtis Rowe 7.23
217. Brook Lopez 7.22
218. Anderson Varejao 7.22
219. Derrick Favors 7.21
220. LeBron James 7.18
221. Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
222. Mickey Johnson 7.15
223. Kevin Durant 7.14
224. Brad Miller 7.14
225. Reggie Evans 7.13
226. Drew Gooden 7.11
  Michael Smith 7.11
228. Erick Dampier 7.10
229. Chet Walker* 7.09
230. Loy Vaught 7.08
231. Byron Beck 7.04
232. Andris Biedrins 7.04
233. Alvan Adams 7.02
234. Bob Kauffman 7.01
235. Mehmet Okur 7.00
236. Rich Kelley 6.98
237. Marques Johnson 6.97
238. Mike Green 6.93
239. Jack Nichols 6.91
240. Mike Gminski 6.91
241. Armen Gilliam 6.89
242. John Drew 6.88
243. Udonis Haslem 6.88
244. Jeff Foster 6.87
245. Kenny Thomas 6.87
246. Phil Jordon 6.85
247. Marvin Webster 6.84
248. Michael Olowokandi 6.83
249. Tom Owens 6.82
250. Kenyon Martin 6.82

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player RPG
1. Wilt Chamberlain* 22.89
2. Bill Russell* 22.45
3. Bob Pettit* 16.22
4. Jerry Lucas* 15.61
5. Nate Thurmond* 15.00
6. Wes Unseld* 13.99
7. Walt Bellamy* 13.65
8. Dave Cowens* 13.63
9. Elgin Baylor* 13.55
10. Dennis Rodman* 13.12
11. Willis Reed* 12.94
12. Gus Johnson* 12.70
13. Dwight Howard 12.68
14. Elvin Hayes* 12.49
15. Moses Malone* 12.20
16. Dolph Schayes* 12.08
17. Bill Bridges 11.94
18. Harry Gallatin* 11.89
19. Charles Barkley* 11.69
20. Kevin Love 11.48
21. Neil Johnston* 11.35
22. Walter Dukes 11.25
23. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.18
24. Red Kerr 11.15
25. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.11
26. Dave DeBusschere* 10.99
27. Shaquille O'Neal* 10.85
28. Tim Duncan 10.84
29. Swen Nater 10.83
30. DeMarcus Cousins 10.73
31. David Robinson* 10.64
32. Elmore Smith 10.61
33. Bill Walton* 10.52
34. Ray Scott 10.46
35. Zelmo Beaty* 10.44
36. Happy Hairston 10.33
37. Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
38. Clyde Lee 10.28
39. Billy Cunningham* 10.15
40. Karl Malone* 10.14
41. Bob Lanier* 10.11
42. Artis Gilmore* 10.08
43. Kevin Garnett 10.03
44. Larry Bird* 10.00
45. Buck Williams 9.96
46. DeAndre Jordan 9.94
47. Emeka Okafor 9.91
48. Bailey Howell* 9.88
49. Paul Silas 9.85
50. Larry Foust 9.84
51. Patrick Ewing* 9.81
52. George McGinnis 9.80
53. Marcus Camby 9.78
54. Chris Webber 9.78
55. Jack Sikma 9.77
56. Bill Laimbeer 9.74
57. Arnie Risen* 9.73
58. Dan Roundfield 9.71
59. Sam Lacey 9.67
60. Ben Wallace 9.63
61. Mel Hutchins 9.58
62. Brad Daugherty 9.54
63. Blake Griffin 9.53
64. Charles Oakley 9.52
65. Carlos Boozer 9.51
66. Rony Seikaly 9.47
67. Pau Gasol 9.47
68. Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
69. Bob McAdoo* 9.45
70. Rudy LaRusso 9.42
71. Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
72. Truck Robinson 9.41
73. Joakim Noah 9.40
74. Tyson Chandler 9.37
75. Zach Randolph 9.32
76. Spencer Haywood* 9.26
77. Derrick Coleman 9.26
78. Yao Ming* 9.25
79. Larry Smith 9.20
80. Jack Coleman 9.18
81. Robert Parish* 9.13
82. Willie Naulls 9.09
83. Wayne Embry* 9.08
84. Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
85. David Lee 8.96
86. Andrew Bogut 8.95
87. George Yardley* 8.94
88. Greg Monroe 8.94
89. Ray Felix 8.88
90. Clifford Ray 8.87
91. Luke Jackson 8.84
92. Curtis Perry 8.83
93. Ralph Sampson* 8.80
94. Maurice Lucas 8.80
95. Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
  Al Horford 8.79
97. Sidney Wicks 8.71
98. Al Jefferson 8.70
99. Shawn Marion 8.69
100. Tristan Thompson 8.64
101. Tom Meschery 8.61
102. Paul Arizin* 8.60
103. Johnny Green 8.59
104. Jim Washington 8.57
105. Tyrone Hill 8.56
106. Elton Brand 8.54
107. Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
108. Chris Bosh 8.50
109. Shawn Kemp 8.41
110. Lamar Odom 8.39
111. Chuck Share 8.37
112. Kevin Willis 8.36
113. Kermit Washington 8.35
114. Jim Chones 8.34
115. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.33
116. Rick Roberson 8.33
117. Cliff Robinson 8.33
118. Leroy Ellis 8.31
119. Bob Rule 8.27
120. Anthony Mason 8.25
121. Otis Thorpe 8.25
122. Vlade Divac 8.22
123. Nat Clifton* 8.22
124. Otto Moore 8.17
125. Bob Boozer 8.15
126. Horace Grant 8.11
127. Marcin Gortat 8.10
128. Joe Graboski 8.07
129. Rudy Tomjanovich 8.07
130. Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
131. Tom Gola* 8.05
132. Larry Nance 7.99
133. Connie Hawkins* 7.96
134. Dan Issel* 7.95
135. Dave Greenwood 7.94
136. Mark Eaton 7.93
137. Dale Davis 7.87
138. Amar'e Stoudemire 7.84
139. Dirk Nowitzki 7.84
140. Larry Kenon 7.84
141. Samuel Dalembert 7.84
142. Woody Sauldsberry 7.83
143. Troy Murphy 7.83
  Kenny Sears 7.83
145. James Donaldson 7.83
146. Steve Stipanovich 7.77
147. Lloyd Neal 7.75
148. Neal Walk 7.73
149. P.J. Brown 7.72
150. Antoine Walker 7.72
151. Andrew Bynum 7.71
152. Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
153. Marc Gasol 7.66
154. Darrall Imhoff 7.61
155. Chris Kaman 7.59
156. Michael Cage 7.58
157. Jayson Williams 7.55
158. Ed Macauley* 7.53
  Cornell Warner 7.53
160. Antawn Jamison 7.53
161. Antonio McDyess 7.53
162. Sam Bowie 7.52
163. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
164. Benoit Benjamin 7.51
165. Oscar Robertson* 7.50
166. Larry Johnson 7.50
167. Paul Millsap 7.48
168. Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
169. Antonio Davis 7.48
170. Gar Heard 7.47
171. Josh Smith 7.46
172. Popeye Jones 7.44
173. Jerry Sloan* 7.44
174. Brian Grant 7.44
175. Jim Fox 7.44
176. Mychal Thompson 7.43
177. Vin Baker 7.42
178. Kenny Carr 7.42
179. A.C. Green 7.41
180. Serge Ibaka 7.36
181. Omer Asik 7.35
182. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
183. Kevin McHale* 7.33
184. Tom Gugliotta 7.33
185. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
186. Terry Cummings 7.29
187. Kevin Kunnert 7.26
188. Magic Johnson* 7.24
189. Danny Fortson 7.24
190. Curtis Rowe 7.23
191. Brook Lopez 7.22
192. Anderson Varejao 7.22
193. Derrick Favors 7.21
194. LeBron James 7.18
195. Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
196. Caldwell Jones 7.18
197. Mickey Johnson 7.15
198. Kevin Durant 7.14
199. Brad Miller 7.14
200. Reggie Evans 7.13
201. Michael Smith 7.11
  Drew Gooden 7.11
203. Erick Dampier 7.10
204. Chet Walker* 7.09
205. Loy Vaught 7.08
206. Andris Biedrins 7.04
207. Alvan Adams 7.02
208. Bob Kauffman 7.01
209. Mehmet Okur 7.00
210. Marvin Webster 6.98
211. Rich Kelley 6.98
212. Marques Johnson 6.97
213. Jack Nichols 6.91
214. Mike Gminski 6.91
215. Armen Gilliam 6.89
216. John Drew 6.88
217. Udonis Haslem 6.88
218. Jeff Foster 6.87
219. Kenny Thomas 6.87
220. Cliff Hagan* 6.87
221. Phil Jordon 6.85
222. Michael Olowokandi 6.83
223. Kenyon Martin 6.82
224. J.J. Hickson 6.81
225. Bob Dandridge 6.81
226. Roy Hinson 6.81
227. Keith Van Horn 6.80
228. Calvin Natt 6.79
229. LaSalle Thompson 6.79
230. Toby Kimball 6.78
231. Hot Rod Williams 6.76
232. Connie Dierking 6.74
233. Enes Kanter 6.74
234. Olden Polynice 6.72
235. Julius Erving* 6.70
236. David West 6.70
237. Billy Owens 6.69
238. Christian Laettner 6.69
239. Pervis Ellison 6.69
240. Rasheed Wallace 6.68
241. Dominique Wilkins* 6.67
242. Donyell Marshall 6.66
243. Luis Scola 6.66
244. John Block 6.64
245. Bismack Biyombo 6.64
246. Rodney McCray 6.62
247. Red Rocha 6.62
248. Carmelo Anthony 6.61
249. Kurt Thomas 6.60
250. Jason Thompson 6.60

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player RPG
1. Artis Gilmore* 17.07
2. Mel Daniels* 15.12
3. Caldwell Jones 13.08
4. Swen Nater 13.06
5. George McGinnis 12.92
6. Julius Erving* 12.10
7. Mike Lewis 11.93
8. Zelmo Beaty* 11.65
9. Ira Harge 11.60
10. Billy Paultz 11.10
11. Larry Kenon 11.08
12. Julius Keye 11.01
13. Goose Ligon 10.88
14. Dan Issel* 10.85
15. Red Robbins 10.50
16. Gerald Govan 10.45
17. Trooper Washington 10.03
18. Manny Leaks 9.89
19. Gene Moore 9.38
20. Warren Davis 9.17
21. Willie Wise 9.10
22. Randy Denton 9.05
23. Bob Netolicky 8.93
24. Dave Robisch 8.42
25. John Beasley 8.41
26. Darnell Hillman 8.37
27. Wil Jones 8.17
28. Donald Sidle 7.97
29. Randolph Mahaffey 7.96
30. Jim Eakins 7.89
31. Cincinnatus Powell 7.65
32. Tom Owens 7.65
33. Rich Jones 7.52
34. Byron Beck 7.44
35. Les Hunter 7.15
36. George Carter 6.78
37. Doug Moe 6.77
38. Warren Jabali 6.68
39. Stew Johnson 6.59
40. Arthur Becker 6.29
41. Roger Brown* 6.21
42. Walter Simon 5.00
43. Ron Boone 4.99
44. Jimmy Jones 4.87
45. Freddie Lewis 3.88

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