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. Dwight Howard 14.06
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. 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. Ben Wallace 11.18
28. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.18
29. Harry Gallatin* 11.17
30. Carlos Boozer 11.08
31. Joakim Noah 10.98
32. Ira Harge 10.90
33. Red Kerr 10.88
34. Red Robbins 10.88
35. DeAndre Jordan 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. Gerald Govan 9.95
56. George Yardley* 9.93
57. Dennis Rodman* 9.92
58. Derrick Coleman 9.90
59. Sam Lacey 9.90
60. Tristan Thompson 9.85
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. Pau Gasol 9.63
67. Bob Lanier* 9.63
68. Robert Parish* 9.59
69. Dikembe Mutombo* 9.52
70. Billy Cunningham* 9.52
71. Spencer Haywood* 9.44
72. Dan Issel* 9.44
73. Tom Boerwinkle 9.43
74. Zach Randolph 9.39
75. Paul Silas 9.37
76. Nathaniel Clifton* 9.34
77. Yao Ming* 9.32
78. Jack Sikma 9.26
  Maurice Lucas 9.26
80. Samuel Dalembert 9.20
81. Marc Gasol 9.19
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. Lamar Odom 8.84
90. Bob Netolicky 8.84
91. LeBron James 8.83
92. Tom Meschery 8.82
93. Mel Hutchins 8.78
94. Caldwell Jones 8.74
95. Draymond Green 8.71
96. Buck Williams 8.71
97. Blake Griffin 8.71
98. Chris Webber 8.70
99. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.68
100. Shawn Marion 8.61
101. Horace Grant 8.57
102. Julius Erving* 8.52
103. Warren Jabali 8.50
104. Billy Paultz 8.43
105. Curtis Perry 8.40
106. Al Horford 8.38
107. Rudy LaRusso 8.38
108. Roy Hibbert 8.33
109. Tyson Chandler 8.25
110. Paul Arizin* 8.24
111. George Carter 8.20
112. Darrall Imhoff 8.19
113. Jim Pollard* 8.14
114. Bailey Howell* 8.10
115. Happy Hairston 8.10
116. Marvin Webster 8.10
117. Clyde Lovellette* 8.07
118. Cliff Hagan* 8.03
119. Kevin Durant 8.02
120. Vern Mikkelsen* 8.01
121. Wayne Embry* 8.00
122. Dale Davis 7.96
123. Ray Scott 7.96
124. Lonnie Shelton 7.94
125. Jerry Sloan* 7.92
126. Marques Johnson 7.91
127. Larry Nance 7.87
128. Curtis Rowe 7.86
129. James Donaldson 7.84
130. Gus Johnson* 7.82
131. Gene Moore 7.79
132. Magic Johnson* 7.71
133. Bob Dandridge 7.69
134. Ray Felix 7.63
135. Scottie Pippen* 7.61
136. Arnie Johnson 7.61
137. Andrew Bogut 7.59
138. Bob McAdoo* 7.56
139. Vlade Divac 7.55
140. Alvan Adams 7.54
141. Mark Eaton 7.53
142. Jack Twyman* 7.50
143. Bob Love 7.49
144. George Stone 7.49
145. Chris Bosh 7.47
146. Wil Jones 7.45
147. Paul Millsap 7.44
148. Kevin McHale* 7.41
149. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.41
150. Josh Smith 7.38
151. Antonio Davis 7.38
152. John Beasley 7.37
153. Connie Simmons 7.37
154. Swen Nater 7.37
155. Byron Beck 7.36
156. Amar'e Stoudemire 7.36
157. Dave Robisch 7.33
158. Tom Owens 7.27
159. Reggie Evans 7.27
160. Carmelo Anthony 7.26
161. Calvin Natt 7.24
162. Kawhi Leonard 7.24
163. Leroy Ellis 7.23
164. Mike Green 7.21
165. Antawn Jamison 7.17
166. Drew Gooden 7.17
167. Jim Eakins 7.17
168. Paul George 7.16
169. Walt Frazier* 7.16
170. Jim Washington 7.14
171. Antoine Walker 7.14
172. Joe Graboski 7.13
173. Bob Boozer 7.10
174. Brian Grant 7.10
175. A.C. Green 7.08
176. Larry Smith 7.06
177. Bob Brannum 7.05
178. Chet Walker* 7.02
179. Otis Thorpe 7.01
180. Xavier McDaniel 7.00
  Alonzo Mourning* 7.00
182. Doug Moe 6.98
183. Josh Howard 6.94
184. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 6.94
  Sam Smith 6.94
186. Darnell Hillman 6.91
187. Clyde Drexler* 6.91
188. John Havlicek* 6.90
189. George Gervin* 6.89
190. David West 6.89
191. Billy Knight 6.87
192. Ed Macauley* 6.83
193. Truck Robinson 6.82
194. Steven Adams 6.81
195. Antonio McDyess 6.80
196. Kenyon Martin 6.77
197. Terry Cummings 6.75
198. Luol Deng 6.74
199. Serge Ibaka 6.73
200. Gene Conley 6.73
201. Oscar Robertson* 6.72
202. Andrew Bynum 6.72
203. Les Hunter 6.71
204. Dominique Wilkins* 6.70
205. Jason Kidd 6.70
206. Anthony Mason 6.62
207. P.J. Brown 6.60
208. Jim Brewer 6.58
209. Kenny Carr 6.57
210. Red Rocha 6.57
211. Rich Jones 6.54
212. Chuck Share 6.52
213. Jermaine O'Neal 6.51
214. Kevin Willis 6.50
215. Michael Jordan* 6.44
216. Rick Barry* 6.43
217. Roger Brown* 6.41
218. Mike Mitchell 6.40
219. Nene Hilario 6.39
220. Jamaal Wilkes* 6.35
221. Elton Brand 6.30
222. Hot Rod Williams 6.28
223. Wally Osterkorn 6.27
224. Russell Westbrook 6.23
225. Rasheed Wallace 6.21
226. Blair Rasmussen 6.21
227. Brad Miller 6.18
228. John Tresvant 6.15
229. Len Elmore 6.12
230. George Johnson 6.12
231. Lance Stephenson 6.11
232. Tyrone Hill 6.11
233. Mel Counts 6.11
234. Grant Hill 6.10
235. Darryl Dawkins 6.10
236. Jim Fox 6.10
237. Jim Chones 6.09
238. Ervin Johnson 6.08
239. Jackie Moreland 6.07
240. Erick Dampier 6.07
241. Wayne Hightower 6.05
242. Neil Johnson 6.04
243. Mychal Thompson 6.03
244. Olden Polynice 5.97
245. Mason Plumlee 5.96
246. Paul Pierce 5.96
247. Rajon Rondo 5.91
248. Kendrick Perkins 5.90
249. Rodney McCray 5.89
250. Kevin Duckworth 5.87

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. Dwight Howard 14.06
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. 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. Ben Wallace 11.18
21. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.18
22. Harry Gallatin* 11.17
23. Carlos Boozer 11.08
24. Zelmo Beaty* 11.05
25. Joakim Noah 10.98
26. Red Kerr 10.88
27. DeAndre Jordan 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. Dan Roundfield 9.95
47. George Yardley* 9.93
48. Dennis Rodman* 9.92
49. Derrick Coleman 9.90
50. Sam Lacey 9.90
51. Tristan Thompson 9.85
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. Pau Gasol 9.63
58. Bob Lanier* 9.63
59. George McGinnis 9.62
60. Robert Parish* 9.59
61. Dikembe Mutombo* 9.52
62. Tom Boerwinkle 9.43
63. Zach Randolph 9.39
64. Paul Silas 9.37
65. Nathaniel Clifton* 9.34
66. Yao Ming* 9.32
67. Jack Sikma 9.26
68. Samuel Dalembert 9.20
69. Marc Gasol 9.19
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. Lamar Odom 8.84
78. LeBron James 8.83
79. Tom Meschery 8.82
80. Marvin Webster 8.81
81. Mel Hutchins 8.78
82. Draymond Green 8.71
83. Buck Williams 8.71
84. Larry Kenon 8.71
85. Blake Griffin 8.71
86. Chris Webber 8.70
87. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.68
88. Shawn Marion 8.61
89. Horace Grant 8.57
90. Maurice Lucas 8.41
91. Curtis Perry 8.40
92. Caldwell Jones 8.39
93. Al Horford 8.38
94. Rudy LaRusso 8.38
95. Roy Hibbert 8.33
96. Cliff Hagan* 8.27
97. Tyson Chandler 8.25
98. Paul Arizin* 8.24
99. Darrall Imhoff 8.19
100. Jim Pollard* 8.14
101. Bailey Howell* 8.10
102. Happy Hairston 8.10
103. Clyde Lovellette* 8.07
104. Kevin Durant 8.02
105. Vern Mikkelsen* 8.01
106. Artis Gilmore* 8.00
  Wayne Embry* 8.00
108. Dale Davis 7.96
109. Lonnie Shelton 7.94
110. Jerry Sloan* 7.92
111. Marques Johnson 7.91
112. Larry Nance 7.87
113. Curtis Rowe 7.86
114. James Donaldson 7.84
115. Magic Johnson* 7.71
116. Bob Dandridge 7.69
117. Ray Felix 7.63
118. Scottie Pippen* 7.61
119. Arnie Johnson 7.61
120. Andrew Bogut 7.59
121. Bob McAdoo* 7.56
122. Vlade Divac 7.55
123. Alvan Adams 7.54
124. Mark Eaton 7.53
125. Jack Twyman* 7.50
126. Bob Love 7.49
127. Chris Bosh 7.47
128. Paul Millsap 7.44
129. Dan Issel* 7.42
130. Kevin McHale* 7.41
131. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.41
132. Josh Smith 7.38
133. Antonio Davis 7.38
134. Connie Simmons 7.37
135. Amar'e Stoudemire 7.36
136. Reggie Evans 7.27
137. Carmelo Anthony 7.26
138. Calvin Natt 7.24
139. Kawhi Leonard 7.24
140. Leroy Ellis 7.23
141. Antawn Jamison 7.17
142. Drew Gooden 7.17
143. Paul George 7.16
144. Walt Frazier* 7.16
145. Jim Washington 7.14
146. Antoine Walker 7.14
147. Joe Graboski 7.13
148. Bob Boozer 7.10
149. Brian Grant 7.10
150. A.C. Green 7.08
151. Larry Smith 7.06
152. Julius Erving* 7.05
153. Bob Brannum 7.05
154. Chet Walker* 7.02
155. Otis Thorpe 7.01
156. Alonzo Mourning* 7.00
  Xavier McDaniel 7.00
158. Josh Howard 6.94
159. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 6.94
160. Clyde Drexler* 6.91
161. John Havlicek* 6.90
162. David West 6.89
163. Ed Macauley* 6.83
164. Truck Robinson 6.82
165. Steven Adams 6.81
166. Antonio McDyess 6.80
167. Kenyon Martin 6.77
168. Terry Cummings 6.75
169. Luol Deng 6.74
170. Serge Ibaka 6.73
171. Gene Conley 6.73
172. Oscar Robertson* 6.72
173. Andrew Bynum 6.72
174. Dominique Wilkins* 6.70
175. Jason Kidd 6.70
176. Anthony Mason 6.62
177. P.J. Brown 6.60
178. Jim Brewer 6.58
179. Kenny Carr 6.57
180. Red Rocha 6.57
181. Chuck Share 6.52
182. Jermaine O'Neal 6.51
183. Kevin Willis 6.50
184. Michael Jordan* 6.44
185. Mike Mitchell 6.40
186. Nene Hilario 6.39
187. Jamaal Wilkes* 6.35
188. Elton Brand 6.30
189. Hot Rod Williams 6.28
190. Wally Osterkorn 6.27
191. Russell Westbrook 6.23
192. Rasheed Wallace 6.21
193. Blair Rasmussen 6.21
194. Jim Chones 6.19
195. Brad Miller 6.18
196. John Tresvant 6.15
197. George Johnson 6.12
198. Lance Stephenson 6.11
199. Tyrone Hill 6.11
200. Mel Counts 6.11
201. Grant Hill 6.10
202. Darryl Dawkins 6.10
203. Jim Fox 6.10
204. Ervin Johnson 6.08
205. Erick Dampier 6.07
206. Mychal Thompson 6.03
207. Olden Polynice 5.97
208. Mason Plumlee 5.96
209. Paul Pierce 5.96
210. Rajon Rondo 5.91
211. Kendrick Perkins 5.90
212. Rodney McCray 5.89
213. Kevin Duckworth 5.87
214. Mehmet Okur 5.86
215. Tom Sanders* 5.85
216. Lenny Wilkens* 5.83
217. Alton Lister 5.82
218. Bobby Wanzer* 5.81
219. Grant Long 5.79
220. George Gervin* 5.78
221. George Lynch 5.77
222. Earl Lloyd* 5.77
223. Fat Lever 5.75
224. Tracy McGrady 5.72
225. Michael Cage 5.70
226. Spencer Haywood* 5.70
227. Jerome Kersey 5.69
228. Jack Nichols 5.65
  Rick Barry* 5.65
230. Jim Krebs 5.61
231. Sam Perkins 5.60
232. Joe Fulks* 5.60
233. Tom Hawkins 5.59
234. Udonis Haslem 5.59
235. Jerry West* 5.59
236. John Gianelli 5.58
237. Robert Horry 5.58
238. Vince Carter 5.57
239. Jack Marin 5.55
240. Thurl Bailey 5.54
241. Jeff Foster 5.53
242. Sam Bowie 5.52
243. Mike Gminski 5.51
244. Omer Asik 5.51
245. Kurt Rambis 5.50
246. Hal Greer* 5.49
247. Steve Hawes 5.47
248. Rich Kelley 5.47
249. Rick Mahorn 5.46
250. Alex English* 5.46

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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