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NBA & ABA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Rebounds Per Game

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NBA/ABA

Rank Player RPG
1. Bill Russell* 24.87
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 24.46
3. Wes Unseld* 14.93
4. Bob Pettit* 14.82
5. Walt Bellamy* 14.78
6. Mel Daniels* 14.75
7. Dave Cowens* 14.44
8. Dwight Howard 14.11
9. Moses Malone* 14.00
10. George Mikan* 13.85
11. Nate Thurmond* 13.59
12. Elvin Hayes* 12.96
13. Elgin Baylor* 12.87
14. Charles Barkley* 12.86
15. Artis Gilmore* 12.67
16. Dolph Schayes* 12.22
17. Dave DeBusschere* 12.03
18. Tim Duncan 11.95
19. Zelmo Beaty 11.91
20. George McGinnis 11.81
21. Shaquille O'Neal 11.61
22. Bill Bridges 11.55
23. Trooper Washington 11.33
24. Carlos Boozer 11.29
25. Goose Ligon 11.22
26. Ben Wallace 11.18
27. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.18
28. Harry Gallatin* 11.17
29. Kevin Garnett 11.13
30. Red Kerr 10.88
31. Red Robbins 10.88
32. Karl Malone* 10.68
33. David Robinson* 10.58
34. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.47
35. Patrick Ewing* 10.32
36. Willis Reed* 10.27
37. Dirk Nowitzki 10.27
38. Larry Bird* 10.26
39. Arnie Risen* 10.20
40. Jack Coleman 10.18
41. Clyde Lee 10.18
42. Clifford Ray 10.13
43. Larry Kenon 10.12
44. Charles Oakley 10.03
45. Jerry Lucas* 9.96
46. Gerald Govan 9.95
47. Dennis Rodman* 9.92
48. Cincinnatus Powell 9.72
49. Bill Laimbeer 9.71
50. Shawn Kemp 9.69
51. Larry Foust 9.68
52. Pau Gasol 9.66
53. Bob Lanier* 9.63
54. Robert Parish* 9.59
55. Dikembe Mutombo 9.52
56. Billy Cunningham* 9.52
57. Dan Issel* 9.44
58. Paul Silas 9.37
59. Shawn Marion 9.33
60. Jack Sikma 9.26
  Maurice Lucas 9.26
62. Tom Heinsohn* 9.17
63. Gar Heard 9.10
64. Willie Wise 9.08
65. Luke Jackson 9.07
66. Marcus Camby 9.01
67. Lamar Odom 8.84
68. Bob Netolicky 8.84
69. Caldwell Jones 8.74
70. Buck Williams 8.71
71. Chris Webber 8.70
72. LeBron James 8.63
73. Horace Grant 8.57
74. Julius Erving* 8.52
75. Amar'e Stoudemire 8.52
76. Billy Paultz 8.43
77. Rudy LaRusso 8.38
78. Bailey Howell* 8.10
79. Happy Hairston 8.10
80. Clyde Lovellette* 8.07
81. Tyson Chandler 8.07
82. Cliff Hagan* 8.03
83. Chris Bosh 8.01
84. Vern Mikkelsen* 8.01
85. Dale Davis 7.96
86. Larry Nance 7.87
87. Magic Johnson* 7.71
88. Bob Dandridge 7.69
89. Scottie Pippen* 7.61
90. Bob McAdoo* 7.56
91. Vlade Divac 7.55
92. Alvan Adams 7.54
93. Mark Eaton 7.53
94. Kevin McHale* 7.41
95. Antonio Davis 7.38
96. Jim Eakins 7.17
97. Walt Frazier* 7.16
98. A.C. Green 7.08
99. Chet Walker* 7.02
100. Otis Thorpe 7.01
101. Alonzo Mourning* 7.00
102. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 6.94
103. Darnell Hillman 6.91
104. Clyde Drexler* 6.91
105. John Havlicek* 6.90
106. George Gervin* 6.89
107. Truck Robinson 6.82
108. Antonio McDyess 6.80
109. Kenyon Martin 6.77
110. Terry Cummings 6.75
111. Jermaine O'Neal 6.74
112. Oscar Robertson* 6.72
113. Jason Kidd 6.70
114. Anthony Mason 6.62
115. P.J. Brown 6.60
116. Kevin Willis 6.50
117. Michael Jordan* 6.44
118. Rick Barry* 6.43
119. Roger Brown* 6.41
120. Paul Pierce 6.39
121. Jamaal Wilkes* 6.35
122. Kendrick Perkins 6.31
123. Rasheed Wallace 6.21
124. Udonis Haslem 6.15
125. Mel Counts 6.11
126. Darryl Dawkins 6.10
127. Mychal Thompson 6.03
128. Rajon Rondo 6.02
129. Tom Sanders 5.85
130. Alton Lister 5.82
131. Jerome Kersey 5.69
132. Sam Perkins 5.60
133. Tom Hawkins 5.59
134. Jerry West* 5.59
135. Robert Horry 5.58
136. Bobby Jones 5.54
137. Kurt Rambis 5.50
138. Hal Greer* 5.49
139. Rick Mahorn 5.46
140. Dwyane Wade 5.46
141. Tayshaun Prince 5.43
142. Cedric Maxwell 5.42
143. Bill Cartwright 5.39
144. Kurt Thomas 5.35
145. Tom Chambers 5.27
146. Mark Aguirre 5.26
147. James Worthy* 5.22
148. Rik Smits 5.19
149. Kobe Bryant 5.09
150. Richard Jefferson 5.02
151. Bob Cousy* 5.01
152. Detlef Schrempf 4.96
153. Dan Majerle 4.95
154. Don Nelson 4.79
155. Isiah Thomas* 4.72
156. Elden Campbell 4.72
157. Sam Jones* 4.66
158. Manu Ginobili 4.42
159. Derrick McKey 4.41
160. John Salley 4.39
161. Dennis Johnson* 4.34
162. Clifford Robinson 3.93
163. Richard Hamilton 3.89
164. Ray Allen 3.85
165. Jeff Hornacek 3.76
166. Gary Payton* 3.73
167. Michael Cooper 3.42
168. John Stockton* 3.34
169. Tony Parker 3.19
170. Byron Scott 2.93
171. Derek Fisher 2.27

NBA

Rank Player RPG
1. Bill Russell* 24.87
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 24.46
3. Wes Unseld* 14.93
4. Bob Pettit* 14.82
5. Walt Bellamy* 14.78
6. Dave Cowens* 14.44
7. Dwight Howard 14.11
8. George Mikan* 13.85
9. Moses Malone* 13.78
10. Nate Thurmond* 13.59
11. Elvin Hayes* 12.96
12. Elgin Baylor* 12.87
13. Charles Barkley* 12.86
14. Dolph Schayes* 12.22
15. Dave DeBusschere* 12.03
16. Tim Duncan 11.95
17. Shaquille O'Neal 11.61
18. Bill Bridges 11.55
19. Carlos Boozer 11.29
20. Ben Wallace 11.18
21. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.18
22. Harry Gallatin* 11.17
23. Kevin Garnett 11.13
24. Zelmo Beaty 11.05
25. Red Kerr 10.88
26. Karl Malone* 10.68
27. David Robinson* 10.58
28. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.47
29. Patrick Ewing* 10.32
30. Willis Reed* 10.27
31. Dirk Nowitzki 10.27
32. Larry Bird* 10.26
33. Arnie Risen* 10.20
34. Jack Coleman 10.18
35. Clyde Lee 10.18
36. Clifford Ray 10.13
37. Charles Oakley 10.03
38. Jerry Lucas* 9.96
39. Dennis Rodman* 9.92
40. Bill Laimbeer 9.71
41. Shawn Kemp 9.69
42. Larry Foust 9.68
43. Pau Gasol 9.66
44. Bob Lanier* 9.63
45. Robert Parish* 9.59
46. Dikembe Mutombo 9.52
47. Paul Silas 9.37
48. Shawn Marion 9.33
49. Jack Sikma 9.26
50. Tom Heinsohn* 9.17
51. Gar Heard 9.10
52. Luke Jackson 9.07
53. Marcus Camby 9.01
54. Lamar Odom 8.84
55. Buck Williams 8.71
56. Chris Webber 8.70
57. LeBron James 8.63
58. Horace Grant 8.57
59. Amar'e Stoudemire 8.52
60. Maurice Lucas 8.41
61. Caldwell Jones 8.39
62. Rudy LaRusso 8.38
63. Cliff Hagan* 8.27
64. Bailey Howell* 8.10
65. Happy Hairston 8.10
66. Clyde Lovellette* 8.07
67. Tyson Chandler 8.07
68. Chris Bosh 8.01
69. Vern Mikkelsen* 8.01
70. Dale Davis 7.96
71. Larry Nance 7.87
72. Magic Johnson* 7.71
73. Bob Dandridge 7.69
74. Scottie Pippen* 7.61
75. Bob McAdoo* 7.56
76. Vlade Divac 7.55
77. Alvan Adams 7.54
78. Mark Eaton 7.53
79. Kevin McHale* 7.41
80. Antonio Davis 7.38
81. Walt Frazier* 7.16
82. A.C. Green 7.08
83. Julius Erving* 7.05
84. Chet Walker* 7.02
85. Otis Thorpe 7.01
86. Alonzo Mourning* 7.00
87. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 6.94
88. Clyde Drexler* 6.91
89. John Havlicek* 6.90
90. Truck Robinson 6.82
91. Antonio McDyess 6.80
92. Kenyon Martin 6.77
93. Terry Cummings 6.75
94. Jermaine O'Neal 6.74
95. Oscar Robertson* 6.72
96. Jason Kidd 6.70
97. Anthony Mason 6.62
98. P.J. Brown 6.60
99. Kevin Willis 6.50
100. Michael Jordan* 6.44
101. Paul Pierce 6.39
102. Jamaal Wilkes* 6.35
103. Kendrick Perkins 6.31
104. Rasheed Wallace 6.21
105. Udonis Haslem 6.15
106. Mel Counts 6.11
107. Darryl Dawkins 6.10
108. Mychal Thompson 6.03
109. Rajon Rondo 6.02
110. Tom Sanders 5.85
111. Alton Lister 5.82
112. Jerome Kersey 5.69
113. Sam Perkins 5.60
114. Tom Hawkins 5.59
115. Jerry West* 5.59
116. Robert Horry 5.58
117. Kurt Rambis 5.50
118. Hal Greer* 5.49
119. Rick Mahorn 5.46
120. Dwyane Wade 5.46
121. Tayshaun Prince 5.43
122. Cedric Maxwell 5.42
123. Bill Cartwright 5.39
124. Kurt Thomas 5.35
125. Tom Chambers 5.27
126. Mark Aguirre 5.26
127. James Worthy* 5.22
128. Rik Smits 5.19
129. Kobe Bryant 5.09
130. Richard Jefferson 5.02
131. Bob Cousy* 5.01
132. Detlef Schrempf 4.96
133. Dan Majerle 4.95
134. Bobby Jones 4.91
135. Don Nelson 4.79
136. Isiah Thomas* 4.72
137. Elden Campbell 4.72
138. Sam Jones* 4.66
139. Manu Ginobili 4.42
140. Derrick McKey 4.41
141. John Salley 4.39
142. Dennis Johnson* 4.34
143. Clifford Robinson 3.93
144. Richard Hamilton 3.89
145. Ray Allen 3.85
146. Jeff Hornacek 3.76
147. Gary Payton* 3.73
148. Michael Cooper 3.42
149. John Stockton* 3.34
150. Tony Parker 3.19
151. Byron Scott 2.93
152. Derek Fisher 2.27

ABA

Rank Player RPG
1. Artis Gilmore* 16.05
2. Mel Daniels* 14.75
3. Zelmo Beaty 12.96
4. George McGinnis 12.87
5. Julius Erving* 12.85
6. Billy Paultz 12.18
7. Trooper Washington 11.33
8. Goose Ligon 11.22
9. Red Robbins 10.88
10. Dan Issel* 10.78
11. Gerald Govan 9.95
12. Cincinnatus Powell 9.72
13. Willie Wise 9.47
14. Bob Netolicky 8.84
15. Jim Eakins 7.44
16. Darnell Hillman 7.07
17. Roger Brown* 6.41