NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Rebounds Per Game

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

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Season Lg Player RPG Tm
2015-16 NBA Andre Drummond 14.79 DET
2014-15 NBA DeAndre Jordan 14.95 LAC
2013-14 NBA DeAndre Jordan 13.59 LAC
2012-13 NBA Dwight Howard 12.43 LAL
2011-12 NBA Dwight Howard 14.54 ORL
2010-11 NBA Kevin Love 15.23 MIN
2009-10 NBA Dwight Howard 13.20 ORL
2008-09 NBA Dwight Howard 13.84 ORL
2007-08 NBA Dwight Howard 14.16 ORL
2006-07 NBA Kevin Garnett 12.83 MIN
2005-06 NBA Kevin Garnett 12.71 MIN
2004-05 NBA Kevin Garnett 13.51 MIN
2003-04 NBA Kevin Garnett 13.89 MIN
2002-03 NBA Ben Wallace 15.42 DET
2001-02 NBA Ben Wallace 12.99 DET
2000-01 NBA Dikembe Mutombo* 13.53 TOT
1999-00 NBA Dikembe Mutombo* 14.11 ATL
1998-99 NBA Chris Webber 12.98 SAC
1997-98 NBA Dennis Rodman* 15.01 CHI
1996-97 NBA Dennis Rodman* 16.05 CHI
1995-96 NBA Dennis Rodman* 14.88 CHI
1994-95 NBA Dennis Rodman* 16.80 SAS
1993-94 NBA Dennis Rodman* 17.30 SAS
1992-93 NBA Dennis Rodman* 18.26 DET
1991-92 NBA Dennis Rodman* 18.66 DET
1990-91 NBA David Robinson* 12.96 SAS
1989-90 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 14.01 HOU
1988-89 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 13.48 HOU
1987-88 NBA Michael Cage 13.03 LAC
1986-87 NBA Charles Barkley* 14.62 PHI
1985-86 NBA Bill Laimbeer 13.11 DET
1984-85 NBA Moses Malone* 13.05 PHI
1983-84 NBA Moses Malone* 13.38 PHI
1982-83 NBA Moses Malone* 15.31 PHI
1981-82 NBA Moses Malone* 14.67 HOU
1980-81 NBA Moses Malone* 14.75 HOU
1979-80 NBA Swen Nater 15.01 SDC
1978-79 NBA Moses Malone* 17.61 HOU
1977-78 NBA Truck Robinson 15.71 NOJ
1976-77 NBA Bill Walton* 14.37 POR
1975-76 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 16.87 LAL
  ABA Artis Gilmore* 15.51 KEN
1974-75 NBA Wes Unseld* 14.75 WSB
  ABA Swen Nater 16.40 SAA
1973-74 NBA Elvin Hayes* 18.06 CAP
  ABA Artis Gilmore* 18.31 KEN
1972-73 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 18.61 LAL
  ABA Artis Gilmore* 17.57 KEN
1971-72 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 19.17 LAL
  ABA Artis Gilmore* 17.75 KEN
1970-71 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 18.21 LAL
  ABA Mel Daniels* 17.99 INA
1969-70 NBA Elvin Hayes* 16.90 SDR
  ABA Spencer Haywood* 19.49 DNR
1968-69 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 21.14 LAL
  ABA Mel Daniels* 16.53 INA
1967-68 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 23.80 PHI
  ABA Mel Daniels* 15.55 MNM
1966-67 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 24.16 PHI
1965-66 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 24.59 PHI
1964-65 NBA Bill Russell* 24.08 BOS
1963-64 NBA Bill Russell* 24.74 BOS
1962-63 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 24.32 SFW
1961-62 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 25.65 PHW
1960-61 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 27.20 PHW
1959-60 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 26.96 PHW
1958-59 NBA Bill Russell* 23.03 BOS
1957-58 NBA Bill Russell* 22.67 BOS
1956-57 NBA Bill Russell* 19.65 BOS
1955-56 NBA Maurice Stokes* 16.33 ROC
1954-55 NBA Neil Johnston* 15.07 PHW
1953-54 NBA Harry Gallatin* 15.25 NYK
1952-53 NBA George Mikan* 14.39 MNL
1951-52 NBA George Mikan* 13.53 MNL
1950-51 NBA Dolph Schayes* 16.36 SYR

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