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. George Mikan* 13.40
12. Dennis Rodman* 13.12
13. Willis Reed* 12.94
14. Dwight Howard 12.67
15. Elvin Hayes* 12.49
16. Artis Gilmore* 12.29
17. Moses Malone* 12.26
18. Gus Johnson* 12.08
19. Dolph Schayes* 12.08
20. Bill Bridges 11.94
21. Mike Lewis 11.93
22. Harry Gallatin* 11.89
23. Charles Barkley* 11.69
24. Ira Harge 11.60
25. Swen Nater 11.55
26. Kevin Love 11.52
27. Neil Johnston* 11.35
28. Walter Dukes 11.25
29. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.18
30. Red Kerr 11.15
31. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.11
32. Julius Keye 11.01
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. Tim Duncan 10.84
39. DeMarcus Cousins 10.78
40. David Robinson* 10.64
41. Elmore Smith 10.61
42. Bill Walton* 10.52
43. Red Robbins 10.50
44. Gerald Govan 10.45
45. Billy Cunningham* 10.36
46. Happy Hairston 10.33
47. Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
48. Spencer Haywood* 10.28
49. Clyde Lee 10.28
50. Karl Malone* 10.14
51. Bob Lanier* 10.11
52. Kevin Garnett 10.03
53. Trooper Washington 10.03
54. Larry Bird* 10.00
55. Buck Williams 9.96
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. DeAndre Jordan 9.63
70. Mel Hutchins 9.58
71. Blake Griffin 9.58
72. Brad Daugherty 9.54
73. Pau Gasol 9.52
74. Charles Oakley 9.52
75. Carlos Boozer 9.51
76. Rony Seikaly 9.47
77. Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
78. Bob McAdoo* 9.45
79. Rudy LaRusso 9.42
80. Joakim Noah 9.42
81. Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
82. Truck Robinson 9.41
83. Gene Moore 9.38
84. Zach Randolph 9.36
85. Tyson Chandler 9.27
86. Derrick Coleman 9.26
87. Yao Ming* 9.25
88. Dan Roundfield 9.23
89. Larry Smith 9.20
90. Jack Coleman 9.18
91. David Lee 9.17
92. Warren Davis 9.17
93. Dan Issel* 9.14
94. Greg Monroe 9.14
95. Robert Parish* 9.13
96. Marvin Barnes 9.12
97. Maurice Lucas 9.11
98. Willie Naulls 9.09
99. Wayne Embry* 9.08
100. Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
101. Manny Leaks 8.96
102. Andrew Bogut 8.95
103. Al Jefferson 8.94
104. George Yardley* 8.94
105. Bob Netolicky 8.93
106. Larry Kenon 8.91
107. Al Horford 8.90
108. Ray Felix 8.88
109. Clifford Ray 8.87
110. Connie Hawkins* 8.85
111. Luke Jackson 8.84
112. Curtis Perry 8.83
113. Ralph Sampson* 8.80
114. Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
115. Sidney Wicks 8.71
116. Shawn Marion 8.69
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. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.40
130. Lamar Odom 8.39
131. Chuck Share 8.37
132. Kevin Willis 8.36
133. Kermit Washington 8.35
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. Nathaniel Clifton* 8.22
144. Otto Moore 8.17
145. Jim Chones 8.16
146. Bob Boozer 8.15
147. Horace Grant 8.11
148. Joe Graboski 8.07
149. Rudy Tomjanovich 8.07
150. Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
151. Tom Gola* 8.05
152. Larry Nance 7.99
153. Billy Paultz 7.97
154. Donald Sidle 7.97
155. Randolph Mahaffey 7.96
156. Dave Greenwood 7.94
157. Mark Eaton 7.93
158. Dirk Nowitzki 7.87
159. Dale Davis 7.87
160. Marcin Gortat 7.86
161. Amar'e Stoudemire 7.84
162. Samuel Dalembert 7.84
163. Woody Sauldsberry 7.83
164. Troy Murphy 7.83
  Kenny Sears 7.83
166. James Donaldson 7.83
167. Jim Pollard* 7.80
168. Marc Gasol 7.79
169. Steve Stipanovich 7.77
170. Lloyd Neal 7.75
171. Neal Walk 7.73
172. P.J. Brown 7.72
173. Antoine Walker 7.72
174. Andrew Bynum 7.71
175. Wil Jones 7.67
176. Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
177. Cincinnatus Powell 7.65
178. Darrall Imhoff 7.61
179. Darnell Hillman 7.61
180. Chris Kaman 7.59
181. Michael Cage 7.58
182. Jayson Williams 7.55
183. Ed Macauley* 7.53
  Cornell Warner 7.53
185. Antawn Jamison 7.53
186. Antonio McDyess 7.53
187. Sam Bowie 7.52
188. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
189. Benoit Benjamin 7.51
190. Oscar Robertson* 7.50
191. Larry Johnson 7.50
192. Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
193. Antonio Davis 7.48
194. Omer Asik 7.47
195. Gar Heard 7.47
196. Josh Smith 7.46
197. Paul Millsap 7.45
198. Popeye Jones 7.44
199. Jerry Sloan* 7.44
200. Brian Grant 7.44
201. Jim Fox 7.44
202. Mychal Thompson 7.43
203. Vin Baker 7.42
204. Kenny Carr 7.42
205. A.C. Green 7.41
206. Rich Jones 7.40
207. Brook Lopez 7.40
208. Serge Ibaka 7.39
209. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
210. Kevin McHale* 7.33
211. Tom Gugliotta 7.33
212. Anderson Varejao 7.31
213. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
214. Derrick Favors 7.30
215. Terry Cummings 7.29
216. Jim Eakins 7.27
217. Kevin Kunnert 7.26
218. Magic Johnson* 7.24
219. Danny Fortson 7.24
220. Curtis Rowe 7.23
221. Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
222. LeBron James 7.16
223. Mickey Johnson 7.15
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. Kevin Durant 7.05
232. Byron Beck 7.04
233. Andris Biedrins 7.04
234. Alvan Adams 7.02
235. Wayne Hightower 7.02
236. Bob Kauffman 7.01
237. Mehmet Okur 7.00
238. Rich Kelley 6.98
239. Marques Johnson 6.97
240. Udonis Haslem 6.96
241. Mike Green 6.93
242. Jack Nichols 6.91
243. Mike Gminski 6.91
244. Armen Gilliam 6.89
245. Les Hunter 6.89
246. David West 6.89
247. John Drew 6.88
248. Jeff Foster 6.87
249. Kenny Thomas 6.87
250. Phil Jordon 6.85

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. George Mikan* 13.40
11. Dennis Rodman* 13.12
12. Willis Reed* 12.94
13. Gus Johnson* 12.70
14. Dwight Howard 12.67
15. Elvin Hayes* 12.49
16. Moses Malone* 12.20
17. Dolph Schayes* 12.08
18. Bill Bridges 11.94
19. Harry Gallatin* 11.89
20. Charles Barkley* 11.69
21. Kevin Love 11.52
22. Neil Johnston* 11.35
23. Walter Dukes 11.25
24. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.18
25. Red Kerr 11.15
26. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.11
27. Dave DeBusschere* 10.99
28. Shaquille O'Neal* 10.85
29. Tim Duncan 10.84
30. Swen Nater 10.83
31. DeMarcus Cousins 10.78
32. David Robinson* 10.64
33. Elmore Smith 10.61
34. Bill Walton* 10.52
35. Ray Scott 10.46
36. Zelmo Beaty* 10.44
37. Happy Hairston 10.33
38. Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
39. Clyde Lee 10.28
40. Billy Cunningham* 10.15
41. Karl Malone* 10.14
42. Bob Lanier* 10.11
43. Artis Gilmore* 10.08
44. Kevin Garnett 10.03
45. Larry Bird* 10.00
46. Buck Williams 9.96
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. DeAndre Jordan 9.63
62. Mel Hutchins 9.58
63. Blake Griffin 9.58
64. Brad Daugherty 9.54
65. Pau Gasol 9.52
66. Charles Oakley 9.52
67. Carlos Boozer 9.51
68. Rony Seikaly 9.47
69. Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
70. Bob McAdoo* 9.45
71. Rudy LaRusso 9.42
72. Joakim Noah 9.42
73. Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
74. Truck Robinson 9.41
75. Zach Randolph 9.36
76. Tyson Chandler 9.27
77. Spencer Haywood* 9.26
78. Derrick Coleman 9.26
79. Yao Ming* 9.25
80. Larry Smith 9.20
81. Jack Coleman 9.18
82. David Lee 9.17
83. Greg Monroe 9.14
84. Robert Parish* 9.13
85. Willie Naulls 9.09
86. Wayne Embry* 9.08
87. Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
88. Andrew Bogut 8.95
89. Al Jefferson 8.94
90. George Yardley* 8.94
91. Al Horford 8.90
92. Ray Felix 8.88
93. Clifford Ray 8.87
94. Luke Jackson 8.84
95. Curtis Perry 8.83
96. Ralph Sampson* 8.80
97. Maurice Lucas 8.80
98. Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
99. Sidney Wicks 8.71
100. Shawn Marion 8.69
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. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.40
111. Lamar Odom 8.39
112. Chuck Share 8.37
113. Kevin Willis 8.36
114. Kermit Washington 8.35
115. Jim Chones 8.34
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. Nathaniel Clifton* 8.22
124. Otto Moore 8.17
125. Bob Boozer 8.15
126. Horace Grant 8.11
127. Joe Graboski 8.07
128. Rudy Tomjanovich 8.07
129. Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
130. Tom Gola* 8.05
131. Larry Nance 7.99
132. Connie Hawkins* 7.96
133. Dan Issel* 7.95
134. Dave Greenwood 7.94
135. Mark Eaton 7.93
136. Dirk Nowitzki 7.87
137. Dale Davis 7.87
138. Marcin Gortat 7.86
139. Amar'e Stoudemire 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. Jim Pollard* 7.80
147. Marc Gasol 7.79
148. Steve Stipanovich 7.77
149. Lloyd Neal 7.75
150. Neal Walk 7.73
151. P.J. Brown 7.72
152. Antoine Walker 7.72
153. Andrew Bynum 7.71
154. Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
155. Darrall Imhoff 7.61
156. Chris Kaman 7.59
157. Michael Cage 7.58
158. Jayson Williams 7.55
159. Cornell Warner 7.53
  Ed Macauley* 7.53
161. Antawn Jamison 7.53
162. Antonio McDyess 7.53
163. Sam Bowie 7.52
164. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
165. Benoit Benjamin 7.51
166. Oscar Robertson* 7.50
167. Larry Johnson 7.50
168. Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
169. Antonio Davis 7.48
170. Omer Asik 7.47
171. Gar Heard 7.47
172. Josh Smith 7.46
173. Paul Millsap 7.45
174. Popeye Jones 7.44
175. Jerry Sloan* 7.44
176. Brian Grant 7.44
177. Jim Fox 7.44
178. Mychal Thompson 7.43
179. Vin Baker 7.42
180. Kenny Carr 7.42
181. A.C. Green 7.41
182. Brook Lopez 7.40
183. Serge Ibaka 7.39
184. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
185. Kevin McHale* 7.33
186. Tom Gugliotta 7.33
187. Anderson Varejao 7.31
188. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
189. Derrick Favors 7.30
190. Terry Cummings 7.29
191. Kevin Kunnert 7.26
192. Magic Johnson* 7.24
193. Danny Fortson 7.24
194. Curtis Rowe 7.23
195. Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
196. Caldwell Jones 7.18
197. LeBron James 7.16
198. Mickey Johnson 7.15
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. Kevin Durant 7.05
207. Andris Biedrins 7.04
208. Alvan Adams 7.02
209. Bob Kauffman 7.01
210. Mehmet Okur 7.00
211. Marvin Webster 6.98
212. Rich Kelley 6.98
213. Marques Johnson 6.97
214. Udonis Haslem 6.96
215. Jack Nichols 6.91
216. Mike Gminski 6.91
217. Armen Gilliam 6.89
218. David West 6.89
219. John Drew 6.88
220. Jeff Foster 6.87
221. Kenny Thomas 6.87
222. Cliff Hagan* 6.87
223. Phil Jordon 6.85
224. Michael Olowokandi 6.83
225. Kenyon Martin 6.82
226. J.J. Hickson 6.81
227. Bob Dandridge 6.81
228. Roy Hinson 6.81
229. Keith Van Horn 6.80
230. Calvin Natt 6.79
231. Luis Scola 6.79
232. LaSalle Thompson 6.79
233. Toby Kimball 6.78
234. Hot Rod Williams 6.76
235. Connie Dierking 6.74
236. Olden Polynice 6.72
237. Julius Erving* 6.70
238. Billy Owens 6.69
239. Christian Laettner 6.69
240. Pervis Ellison 6.69
241. Rasheed Wallace 6.68
242. Dominique Wilkins* 6.67
243. Donyell Marshall 6.66
244. Carmelo Anthony 6.64
245. John Block 6.64
246. Rodney McCray 6.62
247. Red Rocha 6.62
248. Kurt Thomas 6.60
249. Jason Thompson 6.60
250. Jack Twyman* 6.59

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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