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

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
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. Moses Malone* 14.00
9. George Mikan* 13.85
10. Dwight Howard 13.84
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. Walter Dukes 12.34
17. Dolph Schayes* 12.22
18. Dave DeBusschere* 12.03
19. Connie Hawkins* 11.97
20. Zelmo Beaty* 11.91
21. George McGinnis* 11.81
22. Shaquille O'Neal* 11.61
23. Bill Bridges 11.55
24. Tim Duncan 11.39
25. Trooper Washington 11.33
26. Goose Ligon 11.22
27. DeAndre Jordan 11.20
28. Ben Wallace 11.18
29. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.18
30. Harry Gallatin* 11.17
31. Carlos Boozer 11.08
32. Joakim Noah 10.98
33. Ira Harge 10.90
34. Red Kerr 10.88
35. Red Robbins 10.88
36. Kevin Garnett 10.73
37. Karl Malone* 10.68
38. David Robinson* 10.58
39. Ralph Sampson* 10.53
40. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.47
41. Patrick Ewing* 10.32
42. Willis Reed* 10.27
43. Larry Bird* 10.26
44. Brad Daugherty 10.22
45. Arnie Risen* 10.20
46. Jack Coleman 10.18
47. Clyde Lee 10.18
48. Clifford Ray 10.13
49. Larry Kenon 10.12
50. Gene Wiley 10.07
51. Charles Oakley 10.03
52. Tom Gola* 10.03
53. Dirk Nowitzki 9.97
54. Jerry Lucas* 9.96
55. Tristan Thompson 9.96
56. Gerald Govan 9.95
57. George Yardley* 9.93
58. Dennis Rodman* 9.92
59. Derrick Coleman 9.90
60. Sam Lacey 9.90
61. Cincinnatus Powell 9.72
62. Bill Laimbeer 9.71
63. Dan Roundfield 9.70
64. Shawn Kemp 9.69
65. Larry Foust 9.68
66. Bob Lanier* 9.63
67. Robert Parish* 9.59
68. Jonas Valanciunas 9.55
69. Dikembe Mutombo* 9.52
70. Billy Cunningham* 9.52
71. Spencer Haywood* 9.44
72. Pau Gasol 9.44
73. Dan Issel* 9.44
74. Tom Boerwinkle 9.43
75. Paul Silas 9.37
76. Nat Clifton* 9.34
77. Yao Ming* 9.32
78. Zach Randolph 9.29
79. Maurice Lucas 9.26
  Jack Sikma 9.26
81. Samuel Dalembert 9.20
82. Tom Heinsohn* 9.17
83. Gar Heard 9.10
84. Willie Wise 9.08
85. Luke Jackson 9.07
86. Bill Walton* 9.06
87. Marcus Camby 9.01
88. Woody Sauldsberry 8.93
89. Marc Gasol 8.92
90. LeBron James 8.85
91. Lamar Odom 8.84
92. Bob Netolicky 8.84
93. Tom Meschery 8.82
94. Mel Hutchins 8.78
95. Draymond Green 8.76
96. Caldwell Jones 8.74
97. Buck Williams 8.71
98. Chris Webber 8.70
99. Shawn Marion 8.61
100. Kevin Love 8.57
101. Horace Grant 8.57
102. Blake Griffin 8.55
103. Julius Erving* 8.52
104. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.52
105. Warren Jabali 8.50
106. Billy Paultz 8.43
107. Curtis Perry 8.40
108. Al Horford 8.39
109. Rudy LaRusso 8.38
110. Roy Hibbert 8.33
111. Tyson Chandler 8.25
112. Paul Arizin* 8.24
113. George Carter 8.20
114. Darrall Imhoff 8.19
115. Jim Pollard* 8.14
116. Bailey Howell* 8.10
117. Happy Hairston 8.10
118. Marvin Webster 8.10
119. Clyde Lovellette* 8.07
120. Cliff Hagan* 8.03
121. Vern Mikkelsen* 8.01
122. Wayne Embry* 8.00
  Kevin Durant 8.00
124. Dale Davis 7.96
125. Ray Scott 7.96
126. Lonnie Shelton 7.94
127. Jerry Sloan* 7.92
128. Marques Johnson 7.91
129. Larry Nance 7.87
130. Curtis Rowe 7.86
131. James Donaldson 7.84
132. Gus Johnson* 7.82
133. Gene Moore 7.79
134. Magic Johnson* 7.71
135. Bob Dandridge 7.69
136. Ray Felix 7.63
137. Scottie Pippen* 7.61
138. Arnie Johnson 7.61
139. Andrew Bogut 7.59
140. Paul Millsap 7.57
141. Bob McAdoo* 7.56
142. Vlade Divac 7.55
143. Alvan Adams 7.54
144. Mark Eaton 7.53
145. Jack Twyman* 7.50
146. Bob Love 7.49
147. George Stone 7.49
148. Chris Bosh 7.47
149. Wil Jones 7.45
150. Kevin McHale* 7.41
151. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.41
152. Josh Smith 7.38
153. Antonio Davis 7.38
154. John Beasley 7.37
155. Connie Simmons 7.37
156. Swen Nater 7.37
157. Byron Beck 7.36
158. Amar'e Stoudemire 7.36
159. Dave Robisch 7.33
160. Tom Owens 7.27
161. Reggie Evans 7.27
162. Paul George 7.26
163. Carmelo Anthony 7.26
164. Calvin Natt 7.24
165. Leroy Ellis 7.23
166. Mike Green 7.21
167. Antawn Jamison 7.17
168. Drew Gooden 7.17
169. Jim Eakins 7.17
170. Walt Frazier* 7.16
171. Kawhi Leonard 7.15
172. Jim Washington 7.14
173. Antoine Walker 7.14
174. Joe Graboski 7.13
175. Bob Boozer 7.10
176. Brian Grant 7.10
177. A.C. Green 7.08
178. Larry Smith 7.06
179. Bob Brannum 7.05
180. Chet Walker* 7.02
181. Otis Thorpe 7.01
182. Xavier McDaniel 7.00
  Alonzo Mourning* 7.00
184. Doug Moe 6.98
185. Josh Howard 6.94
186. Sam Smith 6.94
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 6.94
188. Darnell Hillman 6.91
189. Clyde Drexler* 6.91
190. John Havlicek* 6.90
191. George Gervin* 6.89
192. Billy Knight 6.87
193. Ed Macauley* 6.83
194. Truck Robinson 6.82
195. Serge Ibaka 6.82
196. Steven Adams 6.80
197. Antonio McDyess 6.80
198. Robin Lopez 6.79
199. Kenyon Martin 6.77
200. Terry Cummings 6.75
201. Luol Deng 6.74
202. Gene Conley 6.73
203. Oscar Robertson* 6.72
204. Andrew Bynum 6.72
205. Les Hunter 6.71
206. David West 6.70
207. Dominique Wilkins* 6.70
208. Jason Kidd 6.70
209. Anthony Mason 6.62
210. P.J. Brown 6.60
211. Jim Brewer 6.58
212. Kenny Carr 6.57
213. Red Rocha 6.57
214. Russell Westbrook 6.54
215. Rich Jones 6.54
216. Chuck Share 6.52
217. Jermaine O'Neal 6.51
218. Kevin Willis 6.50
219. Michael Jordan* 6.44
220. Rick Barry* 6.43
221. Roger Brown* 6.41
222. Nene Hilario 6.41
223. Mike Mitchell 6.40
224. Jamaal Wilkes* 6.35
225. Elton Brand 6.30
226. Hot Rod Williams 6.28
227. Wally Osterkorn 6.27
228. Rasheed Wallace 6.21
229. Blair Rasmussen 6.21
230. Brad Miller 6.18
231. John Tresvant 6.15
232. Len Elmore 6.12
233. George Johnson 6.12
234. Tyrone Hill 6.11
235. Mel Counts 6.11
236. Grant Hill 6.10
237. Darryl Dawkins 6.10
238. Jim Fox 6.10
239. Jim Chones 6.09
240. Ervin Johnson 6.08
241. Jackie Moreland 6.07
242. Erick Dampier 6.07
243. Wayne Hightower 6.05
244. Lance Stephenson 6.04
  Neil Johnson 6.04
246. Mychal Thompson 6.03
247. Olden Polynice 5.97
248. Rajon Rondo 5.97
249. Mason Plumlee 5.96
250. Kendrick Perkins 5.90

NBA

NBA Table
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. George Mikan* 13.85
8. Dwight Howard 13.84
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. Walter Dukes 12.34
15. Dolph Schayes* 12.22
16. Dave DeBusschere* 12.03
17. Shaquille O'Neal* 11.61
18. Bill Bridges 11.55
19. Tim Duncan 11.39
20. DeAndre Jordan 11.20
21. Ben Wallace 11.18
22. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.18
23. Harry Gallatin* 11.17
24. Carlos Boozer 11.08
25. Zelmo Beaty* 11.05
26. Joakim Noah 10.98
27. Red Kerr 10.88
28. Kevin Garnett 10.73
29. Karl Malone* 10.68
30. David Robinson* 10.58
31. Ralph Sampson* 10.53
32. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.47
33. Patrick Ewing* 10.32
34. Willis Reed* 10.27
35. Larry Bird* 10.26
36. Brad Daugherty 10.22
37. Arnie Risen* 10.20
38. Jack Coleman 10.18
39. Clyde Lee 10.18
40. Clifford Ray 10.13
41. Gene Wiley 10.07
42. Charles Oakley 10.03
43. Tom Gola* 10.03
44. Dirk Nowitzki 9.97
45. Jerry Lucas* 9.96
46. Tristan Thompson 9.96
47. Dan Roundfield 9.95
48. George Yardley* 9.93
49. Dennis Rodman* 9.92
50. Derrick Coleman 9.90
51. Sam Lacey 9.90
52. Ray Scott 9.84
53. Bill Laimbeer 9.71
54. Gus Johnson* 9.71
55. Shawn Kemp 9.69
56. Larry Foust 9.68
57. Bob Lanier* 9.63
58. George McGinnis* 9.62
59. Robert Parish* 9.59
60. Jonas Valanciunas 9.55
61. Dikembe Mutombo* 9.52
62. Pau Gasol 9.44
63. Tom Boerwinkle 9.43
64. Paul Silas 9.37
65. Nat Clifton* 9.34
66. Yao Ming* 9.32
67. Zach Randolph 9.29
68. Jack Sikma 9.26
69. Samuel Dalembert 9.20
70. Tom Heinsohn* 9.17
71. Billy Cunningham* 9.13
72. Gar Heard 9.10
73. Luke Jackson 9.07
74. Bill Walton* 9.06
75. Marcus Camby 9.01
76. Woody Sauldsberry 8.93
77. Marc Gasol 8.92
78. LeBron James 8.85
79. Lamar Odom 8.84
80. Tom Meschery 8.82
81. Marvin Webster 8.81
82. Mel Hutchins 8.78
83. Draymond Green 8.76
84. Buck Williams 8.71
85. Larry Kenon 8.71
86. Chris Webber 8.70
87. Shawn Marion 8.61
88. Kevin Love 8.57
89. Horace Grant 8.57
90. Blake Griffin 8.55
91. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.52
92. Maurice Lucas 8.41
93. Curtis Perry 8.40
94. Caldwell Jones 8.39
95. Al Horford 8.39
96. Rudy LaRusso 8.38
97. Roy Hibbert 8.33
98. Cliff Hagan* 8.27
99. Tyson Chandler 8.25
100. Paul Arizin* 8.24
101. Darrall Imhoff 8.19
102. Jim Pollard* 8.14
103. Bailey Howell* 8.10
104. Happy Hairston 8.10
105. Clyde Lovellette* 8.07
106. Vern Mikkelsen* 8.01
107. Artis Gilmore* 8.00
  Wayne Embry* 8.00
  Kevin Durant 8.00
110. Dale Davis 7.96
111. Lonnie Shelton 7.94
112. Jerry Sloan* 7.92
113. Marques Johnson 7.91
114. Larry Nance 7.87
115. Curtis Rowe 7.86
116. James Donaldson 7.84
117. Magic Johnson* 7.71
118. Bob Dandridge 7.69
119. Ray Felix 7.63
120. Scottie Pippen* 7.61
121. Arnie Johnson 7.61
122. Andrew Bogut 7.59
123. Paul Millsap 7.57
124. Bob McAdoo* 7.56
125. Vlade Divac 7.55
126. Alvan Adams 7.54
127. Mark Eaton 7.53
128. Jack Twyman* 7.50
129. Bob Love 7.49
130. Chris Bosh 7.47
131. Dan Issel* 7.42
132. Kevin McHale* 7.41
133. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.41
134. Josh Smith 7.38
135. Antonio Davis 7.38
136. Connie Simmons 7.37
137. Amar'e Stoudemire 7.36
138. Reggie Evans 7.27
139. Paul George 7.26
140. Carmelo Anthony 7.26
141. Calvin Natt 7.24
142. Leroy Ellis 7.23
143. Antawn Jamison 7.17
144. Drew Gooden 7.17
145. Walt Frazier* 7.16
146. Kawhi Leonard 7.15
147. Jim Washington 7.14
148. Antoine Walker 7.14
149. Joe Graboski 7.13
150. Bob Boozer 7.10
151. Brian Grant 7.10
152. A.C. Green 7.08
153. Larry Smith 7.06
154. Julius Erving* 7.05
155. Bob Brannum 7.05
156. Chet Walker* 7.02
157. Otis Thorpe 7.01
158. Alonzo Mourning* 7.00
  Xavier McDaniel 7.00
160. Josh Howard 6.94
161. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 6.94
162. Clyde Drexler* 6.91
163. John Havlicek* 6.90
164. Ed Macauley* 6.83
165. Truck Robinson 6.82
166. Serge Ibaka 6.82
167. Steven Adams 6.80
168. Antonio McDyess 6.80
169. Robin Lopez 6.79
170. Kenyon Martin 6.77
171. Terry Cummings 6.75
172. Luol Deng 6.74
173. Gene Conley 6.73
174. Oscar Robertson* 6.72
175. Andrew Bynum 6.72
176. David West 6.70
177. Dominique Wilkins* 6.70
178. Jason Kidd 6.70
179. Anthony Mason 6.62
180. P.J. Brown 6.60
181. Jim Brewer 6.58
182. Kenny Carr 6.57
183. Red Rocha 6.57
184. Russell Westbrook 6.54
185. Chuck Share 6.52
186. Jermaine O'Neal 6.51
187. Kevin Willis 6.50
188. Michael Jordan* 6.44
189. Nene Hilario 6.41
190. Mike Mitchell 6.40
191. Jamaal Wilkes* 6.35
192. Elton Brand 6.30
193. Hot Rod Williams 6.28
194. Wally Osterkorn 6.27
195. Rasheed Wallace 6.21
196. Blair Rasmussen 6.21
197. Jim Chones 6.19
198. Brad Miller 6.18
199. John Tresvant 6.15
200. George Johnson 6.12
201. Tyrone Hill 6.11
202. Mel Counts 6.11
203. Grant Hill 6.10
204. Darryl Dawkins 6.10
205. Jim Fox 6.10
206. Ervin Johnson 6.08
207. Erick Dampier 6.07
208. Lance Stephenson 6.04
209. Mychal Thompson 6.03
210. Olden Polynice 5.97
211. Rajon Rondo 5.97
212. Mason Plumlee 5.96
213. Kendrick Perkins 5.90
214. Rodney McCray 5.89
215. Kevin Duckworth 5.87
216. Mehmet Okur 5.86
217. Tom Sanders* 5.85
218. Lenny Wilkens* 5.83
219. Alton Lister 5.82
220. Bobby Wanzer* 5.81
221. Paul Pierce 5.81
222. Grant Long 5.79
223. George Gervin* 5.78
224. George Lynch 5.77
225. Earl Lloyd* 5.77
226. Fat Lever 5.75
  Thaddeus Young 5.75
228. Tracy McGrady* 5.72
229. Michael Cage 5.70
230. Spencer Haywood* 5.70
231. Jerome Kersey 5.69
232. Jack Nichols 5.65
  Rick Barry* 5.65
234. Jim Krebs 5.61
235. Sam Perkins 5.60
236. Joe Fulks* 5.60
237. Tom Hawkins 5.59
238. Udonis Haslem 5.59
239. Jerry West* 5.59
240. John Gianelli 5.58
241. Robert Horry 5.58
242. Marcin Gortat 5.58
243. Jack Marin 5.55
244. Thurl Bailey 5.54
245. Jeff Foster 5.53
246. Sam Bowie 5.52
247. Mike Gminski 5.51
248. Omer Asik 5.51
249. Kurt Rambis 5.50
250. Hal Greer* 5.49

ABA

ABA Table
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. Larry Kenon 11.81
8. Trooper Washington 11.33
9. Goose Ligon 11.22
10. Ira Harge 10.90
11. Red Robbins 10.88
12. Dan Issel* 10.78
13. Gerald Govan 9.95
14. Cincinnatus Powell 9.72
15. George Gervin* 9.52
16. Willie Wise 9.47
17. Dave Robisch 9.36
18. Bob Netolicky 8.84
19. Bobby Jones 8.58
20. Warren Jabali 8.50
  Tom Owens 8.50
22. Rick Barry* 8.29
23. George Carter 8.20
24. Byron Beck 7.87
25. Gene Moore 7.79
26. George Stone 7.49
27. Wil Jones 7.45
28. Jim Eakins 7.44
29. John Beasley 7.37
30. Darnell Hillman 7.07
31. Doug Moe 6.98
32. Sam Smith 6.94
33. Jackie Moreland 6.89
34. Les Hunter 6.71
35. Rich Jones 6.54
36. Roger Brown* 6.41
37. Bob Warren 5.34
38. Larry Jones 5.33
39. Jimmy Jones 5.23
40. Oliver Taylor 4.77
41. Ralph Simpson 4.76
42. Ron Boone 4.71
43. Walter Simon 4.47
44. Ronald Thomas 4.44
45. Wendell Ladner 4.28
46. Tom Thacker 4.17
47. Freddie Lewis 4.12
48. Ted McClain 4.00
49. Maurice McHartley 3.92
50. Steve Jones 3.89
51. Mervin Jackson 3.89
52. Fatty Taylor 3.77
53. Donnie Freeman 3.63
54. Mike Gale 3.61
55. Arthur Becker 3.44
56. Charles Williams 3.43
57. Johnny Baum 3.42
58. Mack Calvin 3.38
59. Darel Carrier 3.36
60. Brian Taylor 3.32
61. Mike Pratt 3.32
62. Larry Brown* 3.32
63. Louie Dampier* 3.04
64. Lonnie Wright 3.03
65. Chuck Williams 2.84
66. Glen Combs 2.76
67. John Williamson 2.76
68. Don Buse 2.73
69. Gene Littles 2.50
70. Willard Sojourner 2.38
71. Bill Keller 2.37
72. Jeffrey Congdon 2.27
73. Andrew Anderson 2.14
74. Bill Melchionni 2.02
75. Bird Averitt 1.83
76. George Irvine 1.71
77. Rick Mount 1.60
78. John Roche 1.56
79. Jimmy O'Brien 1.53
80. Claude Terry 1.32
81. Kevin Joyce 1.16

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