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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Rebounds Per Game

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

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NBA/ABA

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 12.75
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. Kevin Love 11.81
23. Charles Barkley* 11.69
24. Ira Harge 11.60
25. Swen Nater 11.55
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. Tim Duncan 11.00
33. Dave DeBusschere* 10.99
34. George McGinnis 10.97
35. Goose Ligon 10.88
36. Zelmo Beaty 10.87
37. Shaquille O'Neal 10.85
38. David Robinson* 10.64
39. Elmore Smith 10.61
40. Red Robbins 10.50
41. Gerald Govan 10.45
42. Billy Cunningham* 10.36
43. Happy Hairston 10.33
44. Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
45. Spencer Haywood* 10.28
46. Clyde Lee 10.28
47. Kevin Garnett 10.19
48. Karl Malone* 10.14
49. Bob Lanier* 10.11
50. Trooper Washington 10.03
51. Larry Bird* 10.00
52. Buck Williams 9.96
53. Emeka Okafor 9.91
54. Bailey Howell* 9.88
55. Paul Silas 9.85
56. Larry Foust 9.84
57. Ray Scott 9.84
58. Patrick Ewing* 9.81
59. Marcus Camby 9.78
60. Chris Webber 9.78
61. Jack Sikma 9.77
62. Bill Laimbeer 9.74
63. Arnie Risen* 9.73
64. Sam Lacey 9.67
65. Ben Wallace 9.63
66. Brad Daugherty 9.54
67. Charles Oakley 9.52
68. Carlos Boozer 9.51
69. Zach Randolph 9.48
70. Rony Seikaly 9.47
71. Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
72. David Lee 9.46
73. Joakim Noah 9.45
74. Bob McAdoo* 9.45
75. Rudy LaRusso 9.42
76. Pau Gasol 9.42
77. Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
78. Truck Robinson 9.41
79. Gene Moore 9.38
80. Tyson Chandler 9.31
81. Derrick Coleman 9.26
82. Dan Roundfield 9.23
83. Larry Smith 9.20
84. Andrew Bogut 9.18
85. Jack Coleman 9.18
86. Warren Davis 9.17
87. Dan Issel* 9.14
88. Robert Parish* 9.13
89. Marvin Barnes 9.12
90. Maurice Lucas 9.11
91. Al Jefferson 9.10
92. Willie Naulls 9.09
93. Wayne Embry* 9.08
94. Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
95. Manny Leaks 8.96
96. Bob Netolicky 8.93
97. Larry Kenon 8.91
98. Ray Felix 8.88
99. Clifford Ray 8.87
100. Connie Hawkins* 8.85
101. Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
102. Sidney Wicks 8.71
103. Shawn Marion 8.69
104. Elton Brand 8.62
105. Tom Meschery 8.61
106. Paul Arizin* 8.60
107. Johnny Green 8.59
108. Randy Denton 8.59
109. Jim Washington 8.57
110. Chris Bosh 8.57
111. Tyrone Hill 8.56
112. Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
113. Julius Erving* 8.47
114. John Beasley 8.41
115. Shawn Kemp 8.41
116. Lamar Odom 8.39
117. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.39
118. Kevin Willis 8.36
119. Cliff Robinson 8.33
120. Leroy Ellis 8.31
121. Willie Wise 8.29
122. Anthony Mason 8.25
123. Otis Thorpe 8.25
124. Caldwell Jones 8.23
125. Vlade Divac 8.22
126. Otto Moore 8.17
127. Jim Chones 8.16
128. Bob Boozer 8.15
129. Horace Grant 8.11
130. Joe Graboski 8.07
131. Amar'e Stoudemire 8.07
132. Rudy Tomjanovich 8.07
133. Tom Gola* 8.05
134. Larry Nance 7.99
135. Billy Paultz 7.97
136. Donald Sidle 7.97
137. Randolph Mahaffey 7.96
138. Dirk Nowitzki 7.95
139. Dave Greenwood 7.94
140. Mark Eaton 7.93
141. Dale Davis 7.87
142. Samuel Dalembert 7.84
143. Troy Murphy 7.83
144. James Donaldson 7.83
145. Chris Kaman 7.73
146. Josh Smith 7.72
147. P.J. Brown 7.72
148. Antoine Walker 7.72
149. Wil Jones 7.67
150. Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
151. Cincinnatus Powell 7.65
152. Darrall Imhoff 7.61
153. Darnell Hillman 7.61
154. Michael Cage 7.58
155. Antawn Jamison 7.53
156. Antonio McDyess 7.53
157. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
158. Benoit Benjamin 7.51
159. Oscar Robertson* 7.50
160. Larry Johnson 7.50
161. Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
162. Antonio Davis 7.48
163. Gar Heard 7.47
164. Jerry Sloan* 7.44
165. Brian Grant 7.44
166. Jim Fox 7.44
167. Mychal Thompson 7.43
168. Vin Baker 7.42
169. A.C. Green 7.41
170. Rich Jones 7.40
171. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
172. Kevin McHale* 7.33
173. Tom Gugliotta 7.33
174. Terry Cummings 7.29
175. Drew Gooden 7.28
176. Jim Eakins 7.27
177. Magic Johnson* 7.24
178. Udonis Haslem 7.19
179. Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
180. David West 7.17
181. Mickey Johnson 7.15
182. Brad Miller 7.14
183. LeBron James 7.14
184. Reggie Evans 7.13
185. Erick Dampier 7.10
186. Chet Walker* 7.09
187. Byron Beck 7.04
188. Alvan Adams 7.02
189. Rich Kelley 6.98
190. Mike Green 6.93
191. Mike Gminski 6.91
192. Armen Gilliam 6.89
193. John Drew 6.88
194. Jeff Foster 6.87
195. Marvin Webster 6.84
196. Tom Owens 6.82
197. Kenyon Martin 6.82
198. Bob Dandridge 6.81
199. LaSalle Thompson 6.79
200. Doug Moe 6.77
201. Hot Rod Williams 6.76
202. Rick Barry* 6.73
203. Olden Polynice 6.72
204. Christian Laettner 6.69
205. Warren Jabali 6.68
206. Rasheed Wallace 6.68
207. Dominique Wilkins* 6.67
208. Donyell Marshall 6.66
209. Tim Bassett 6.66
210. Dave Robisch 6.64
211. Rodney McCray 6.62
212. Cliff Hagan* 6.62
213. Kurt Thomas 6.60
214. Jack Twyman* 6.59
215. Stew Johnson 6.59
216. Carmelo Anthony 6.55
217. George Johnson 6.51
218. Joe Smith 6.38
219. Scottie Pippen* 6.36
220. Bill Cartwright 6.34
221. Shawn Bradley 6.33
222. Tom Sanders* 6.33
223. John Havlicek* 6.30
224. Cedric Maxwell 6.30
225. Alton Lister 6.29
226. Arthur Becker 6.29
227. Jason Kidd 6.27
228. Rick Mahorn 6.23
229. Michael Jordan* 6.22
230. Roger Brown* 6.21
231. Wayne Cooper 6.19
232. Detlef Schrempf 6.18
233. Jamaal Wilkes* 6.18
234. Chris Dudley 6.16
235. Juwan Howard 6.15
236. Clyde Drexler* 6.15
237. Grant Long 6.14
238. Xavier McDaniel 6.11
239. Bobby Jones 6.10
240. Ervin Johnson 6.09
241. Wayman Tisdale 6.09
242. Rik Smits 6.09
243. Tom Chambers 6.06
244. Grant Hill 6.01
245. Sam Perkins 5.96
246. Herb Williams 5.91
247. Dave Corzine 5.91
248. Elden Campbell 5.86
249. Tree Rollins 5.84
250. Paul Pierce 5.83

NBA

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. Dwight Howard 12.75
13. Gus Johnson* 12.70
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. Kevin Love 11.81
20. Charles Barkley* 11.69
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. Tim Duncan 11.00
27. Dave DeBusschere* 10.99
28. Shaquille O'Neal 10.85
29. Swen Nater 10.83
30. David Robinson* 10.64
31. Elmore Smith 10.61
32. Ray Scott 10.46
33. Zelmo Beaty 10.44
34. Happy Hairston 10.33
35. Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
36. Clyde Lee 10.28
37. Kevin Garnett 10.19
38. Billy Cunningham* 10.15
39. Karl Malone* 10.14
40. Bob Lanier* 10.11
41. Artis Gilmore* 10.08
42. Larry Bird* 10.00
43. Buck Williams 9.96
44. Emeka Okafor 9.91
45. Bailey Howell* 9.88
46. Paul Silas 9.85
47. Larry Foust 9.84
48. Patrick Ewing* 9.81
49. George McGinnis 9.80
50. Marcus Camby 9.78
51. Chris Webber 9.78
52. Jack Sikma 9.77
53. Bill Laimbeer 9.74
54. Arnie Risen* 9.73
55. Dan Roundfield 9.71
56. Sam Lacey 9.67
57. Ben Wallace 9.63
58. Brad Daugherty 9.54
59. Charles Oakley 9.52
60. Carlos Boozer 9.51
61. Zach Randolph 9.48
62. Rony Seikaly 9.47
63. Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
64. David Lee 9.46
65. Joakim Noah 9.45
66. Bob McAdoo* 9.45
67. Rudy LaRusso 9.42
68. Pau Gasol 9.42
69. Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
70. Truck Robinson 9.41
71. Tyson Chandler 9.31
72. Spencer Haywood* 9.26
73. Derrick Coleman 9.26
74. Larry Smith 9.20
75. Andrew Bogut 9.18
76. Jack Coleman 9.18
77. Robert Parish* 9.13
78. Al Jefferson 9.10
79. Willie Naulls 9.09
80. Wayne Embry* 9.08
81. Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
82. Ray Felix 8.88
83. Clifford Ray 8.87
84. Maurice Lucas 8.80
85. Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
86. Sidney Wicks 8.71
87. Shawn Marion 8.69
88. Elton Brand 8.62
89. Tom Meschery 8.61
90. Paul Arizin* 8.60
91. Johnny Green 8.59
92. Jim Washington 8.57
93. Chris Bosh 8.57
94. Tyrone Hill 8.56
95. Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
96. Shawn Kemp 8.41
97. Lamar Odom 8.39
98. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.39
99. Kevin Willis 8.36
100. Jim Chones 8.34
101. Cliff Robinson 8.33
102. Leroy Ellis 8.31
103. Anthony Mason 8.25
104. Otis Thorpe 8.25
105. Vlade Divac 8.22
106. Otto Moore 8.17
107. Bob Boozer 8.15
108. Horace Grant 8.11
109. Joe Graboski 8.07
110. Amar'e Stoudemire 8.07
111. Rudy Tomjanovich 8.07
112. Tom Gola* 8.05
113. Larry Nance 7.99
114. Dan Issel* 7.95
115. Dirk Nowitzki 7.95
116. Dave Greenwood 7.94
117. Mark Eaton 7.93
118. Dale Davis 7.87
119. Samuel Dalembert 7.84
120. Troy Murphy 7.83
121. James Donaldson 7.83
122. Chris Kaman 7.73
123. Josh Smith 7.72
124. P.J. Brown 7.72
125. Antoine Walker 7.72
126. Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
127. Darrall Imhoff 7.61
128. Michael Cage 7.58
129. Antawn Jamison 7.53
130. Antonio McDyess 7.53
131. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
132. Benoit Benjamin 7.51
133. Oscar Robertson* 7.50
134. Larry Johnson 7.50
135. Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
136. Antonio Davis 7.48
137. Gar Heard 7.47
138. Jerry Sloan* 7.44
139. Brian Grant 7.44
140. Jim Fox 7.44
141. Mychal Thompson 7.43
142. Vin Baker 7.42
143. A.C. Green 7.41
144. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
145. Kevin McHale* 7.33
146. Tom Gugliotta 7.33
147. Terry Cummings 7.29
148. Drew Gooden 7.28
149. Magic Johnson* 7.24
150. Udonis Haslem 7.19
151. Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
152. Caldwell Jones 7.18
153. David West 7.17
154. Mickey Johnson 7.15
155. Brad Miller 7.14
156. LeBron James 7.14
157. Reggie Evans 7.13
158. Erick Dampier 7.10
159. Chet Walker* 7.09
160. Alvan Adams 7.02
161. Rich Kelley 6.98
162. Mike Gminski 6.91
163. Armen Gilliam 6.89
164. John Drew 6.88
165. Jeff Foster 6.87
166. Cliff Hagan* 6.87
167. Kenyon Martin 6.82
168. Bob Dandridge 6.81
169. LaSalle Thompson 6.79
170. Hot Rod Williams 6.76
171. Olden Polynice 6.72
172. Julius Erving* 6.70
173. Christian Laettner 6.69
174. Rasheed Wallace 6.68
175. Dominique Wilkins* 6.67
176. Donyell Marshall 6.66
177. Rodney McCray 6.62
178. Kurt Thomas 6.60
179. Jack Twyman* 6.59
180. Carmelo Anthony 6.55
181. George Johnson 6.51
182. Rick Barry* 6.51
183. Joe Smith 6.38
184. Scottie Pippen* 6.36
185. Bill Cartwright 6.34
186. Shawn Bradley 6.33
187. Tom Sanders* 6.33
188. John Havlicek* 6.30
189. Cedric Maxwell 6.30
190. Alton Lister 6.29
191. Jason Kidd 6.27
192. Rick Mahorn 6.23
193. Michael Jordan* 6.22
194. Wayne Cooper 6.19
195. Detlef Schrempf 6.18
196. Jamaal Wilkes* 6.18
197. Chris Dudley 6.16
198. Juwan Howard 6.15
199. Clyde Drexler* 6.15
200. Grant Long 6.14
201. Xavier McDaniel 6.11
202. Ervin Johnson 6.09
203. Wayman Tisdale 6.09
204. Rik Smits 6.09
205. Tom Chambers 6.06
206. Grant Hill 6.01
207. Sam Perkins 5.96
208. Herb Williams 5.91
209. Dave Corzine 5.91
210. Elden Campbell 5.86
211. Tree Rollins 5.84
212. Paul Pierce 5.83
213. Bernard King* 5.79
214. Jerry West* 5.76
215. Adrian Dantley* 5.71
216. Tracy McGrady 5.62
217. Al Harrington 5.59
218. Jerome Kersey 5.50
219. Alex English* 5.48
220. Kobe Bryant 5.31
221. Rashard Lewis 5.18
222. James Edwards 5.14
223. Hal Greer* 5.05
224. Danny Schayes 4.98
225. Don Nelson* 4.93
226. Mark West 4.91
227. Robert Horry 4.76
228. Vince Carter 4.75
229. Tyrone Corbin 4.74
230. Lenny Wilkens* 4.67
231. Clifford Robinson 4.57
232. Ray Allen 4.06
233. Gary Payton* 3.95

ABA

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