NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Blocks

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.
Blocks since 1973-74 (1971-72 for ABA)

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player BLK
1. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3830
2. Dikembe Mutombo* 3289
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3189
4. Artis Gilmore* 3178
5. Mark Eaton 3064
6. Tim Duncan 3020
7. David Robinson* 2954
8. Patrick Ewing* 2894
9. Shaquille O'Neal* 2732
10. Tree Rollins 2542
11. Robert Parish* 2361
12. Alonzo Mourning* 2356
13. Marcus Camby 2331
14. Caldwell Jones 2297
15. Ben Wallace 2137
16. Shawn Bradley 2119
17. Manute Bol 2086
18. George Johnson 2082
19. Dwight Howard 2051
20. Kevin Garnett 2037
21. Larry Nance 2027
22. Theo Ratliff 1968
23. Julius Erving* 1941
24. Pau Gasol 1935
25. Moses Malone* 1889
26. Elton Brand 1828
27. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
28. Elvin Hayes* 1771
29. Josh Smith 1713
30. Kevin McHale* 1690
31. Vlade Divac 1631
32. Herb Williams 1605
33. Elden Campbell 1602
34. Benoit Benjamin 1581
35. Samuel Dalembert 1546
36. Serge Ibaka 1545
37. Wayne Cooper 1535
38. Alton Lister 1473
39. Andrei Kirilenko 1461
40. Rasheed Wallace 1460
41. Billy Paultz 1457
42. Hot Rod Williams 1456
43. Mark West 1403
44. Erick Dampier 1398
45. Clifford Robinson 1390
46. Terry Tyler 1342
47. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
48. Bobby Jones 1319
49. Tyson Chandler 1309
50. DeAndre Jordan 1295
51. Greg Ostertag 1293
52. Shawn Kemp 1279
53. Dale Davis 1270
54. James Donaldson 1267
55. Dirk Nowitzki 1263
56. Shawn Marion 1233
57. Harvey Catchings 1226
58. Chris Webber 1200
59. Adonal Foyle 1193
  Bo Outlaw 1193
61. Elmore Smith 1183
62. Sam Lacey 1160
  Dan Roundfield 1160
64. Bob McAdoo* 1147
65. Roy Hibbert 1146
66. Karl Malone* 1145
67. Horace Grant 1136
68. Charles Jones 1134
69. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
70. P.J. Brown 1116
71. Rik Smits 1111
72. Brendan Haywood 1109
73. Antonio McDyess 1102
74. Bob Lanier* 1100
  Buck Williams 1100
76. Andrew Lang 1099
77. Brook Lopez 1095
78. Al Jefferson 1093
79. Ervin Johnson 1087
80. Thurl Bailey 1086
81. Andrew Bogut 1083
  Marc Gasol 1083
83. Mychal Thompson 1073
84. Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
85. Derrick Coleman 1051
86. Jack Sikma 1048
87. George Gervin* 1047
88. Robert Horry 1035
89. Bill Walton* 1034
90. Chris Dudley 1027
91. Darryl Dawkins 1023
92. Anthony Davis 1022
93. Rick Mahorn 1007
94. Emeka Okafor 1003
95. Chris Andersen 991
96. Mike Gminski 989
97. John Salley 983
98. LaSalle Thompson 972
99. Bill Laimbeer 965
100. Scottie Pippen* 947
101. Rasho Nesterovic 934
  LaMarcus Aldridge 934
103. Sam Perkins 933
104. Chris Bosh 932
105. Chris Kaman 931
  Paul Millsap 931
107. Antoine Carr 925
108. Yao Ming* 920
109. Raef LaFrentz 919
110. Sam Bowie 909
111. Shane Battier 906
112. Kendrick Perkins 903
113. LeBron James 901
114. Michael Jordan* 893
115. Lamar Odom 892
116. Antonio Davis 889
117. Charles Barkley* 888
118. Al Horford 887
119. Roy Hinson 882
120. Marvin Webster 881
121. JaVale McGee 876
122. Rony Seikaly 872
123. Kevin Durant 871
124. Joe Smith 868
125. Marcin Gortat 867
  James Edwards 867
127. Kenyon Martin 864
128. Robin Lopez 859
129. Dwyane Wade 851
130. David West 850
131. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
133. Joakim Noah 842
  Vince Carter 842
135. Kurt Thomas 841
136. Danny Schayes 840
137. Joel Przybilla 836
138. Alex English* 833
139. Amir Johnson 831
140. Joe Meriweather 810
141. Alvan Adams 808
142. Tracy McGrady* 807
143. Jerome Kersey 799
144. Vin Baker 798
145. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
147. Jon Koncak 791
148. Charles Smith 789
149. Taj Gibson 782
  Darnell Hillman 782
151. Gar Heard 780
152. Jim Chones 774
153. Bismack Biyombo 771
154. Duane Causwell 767
155. Oliver Miller 758
156. Larry Bird* 755
157. Pervis Ellison 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Mike Green 752
161. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
163. Rich Kelley 749
164. Paul Pierce 745
165. Rudy Gobert 741
166. Dave Greenwood 736
167. Ron Harper 729
168. Derrick Favors 727
  Andre Drummond 727
170. Michael Cage 725
171. Clyde Drexler* 719
172. Clemon Johnson 717
173. Tony Battie 713
174. Hassan Whiteside 706
  Nene Hilario 706
176. Michael Olowokandi 697
177. Kurt Nimphius 696
178. Jim McIlvaine 691
179. Kelvin Cato 685
180. Stromile Swift 683
181. Gerald Wallace 681
182. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
184. Len Elmore 674
185. Bill Cartwright 668
186. Rudy Gay 659
  Maurice Lucas 659
188. Andrew Bynum 657
189. DeMarcus Cousins 653
190. Spencer Hawes 652
191. Olden Polynice 651
192. Terry Cummings 650
193. Dominique Wilkins* 642
194. Kobe Bryant 640
195. Nazr Mohammed 639
196. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
198. Mickey Johnson 632
199. DeSagana Diop 630
200. Spencer Haywood* 629
201. Tom Chambers 627
202. James Worthy* 624
203. Kevin Kunnert 616
204. Darko Milicic 613
205. Derrick McKey 611
206. Armen Gilliam 607
207. Jamaal Magloire 603
208. John Henson 600
209. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Cliff Levingston 593
211. Brad Miller 592
212. Tom Burleson 591
213. Greg Anderson 590
214. Kent Benson 586
215. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
217. Grant Hill* 576
218. Lorenzen Wright 572
219. Keon Clark 571
220. Orlando Woolridge 569
221. Brian Grant 561
222. Lonnie Shelton 559
223. Nate Thurmond* 553
224. Kermit Washington 550
225. Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
227. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
229. Rashard Lewis 541
230. Chris Morris 540
231. Aaron Williams 539
232. Giannis Antetokounmpo 537
233. Channing Frye 535
234. Felton Spencer 534
235. Brian Skinner 532
  Dan Issel* 532
237. Joel Anthony 531
  Dennis Rodman* 531
239. Steve Johnson 530
240. Carmelo Anthony 527
  Will Perdue 527
242. Marques Johnson 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
244. Michael Cooper 523
245. Metta World Peace 522
246. James Bailey 521
247. Coby Dietrick 520
248. Eddie Griffin 518
249. Draymond Green 516
250. James Johnson 511

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player BLK
1. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3830
2. Dikembe Mutombo* 3289
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3189
4. Mark Eaton 3064
5. Tim Duncan 3020
6. David Robinson* 2954
7. Patrick Ewing* 2894
8. Shaquille O'Neal* 2732
9. Tree Rollins 2542
10. Robert Parish* 2361
11. Alonzo Mourning* 2356
12. Marcus Camby 2331
13. Ben Wallace 2137
14. Shawn Bradley 2119
15. Manute Bol 2086
16. George Johnson 2082
17. Dwight Howard 2051
18. Kevin Garnett 2037
19. Larry Nance 2027
20. Theo Ratliff 1968
21. Pau Gasol 1935
22. Elton Brand 1828
23. Jermaine O'Neal 1820
24. Elvin Hayes* 1771
25. Artis Gilmore* 1747
26. Moses Malone* 1733
27. Josh Smith 1713
28. Kevin McHale* 1690
29. Vlade Divac 1631
30. Herb Williams 1605
31. Elden Campbell 1602
32. Benoit Benjamin 1581
33. Samuel Dalembert 1546
34. Serge Ibaka 1545
35. Wayne Cooper 1535
36. Caldwell Jones 1517
37. Alton Lister 1473
38. Andrei Kirilenko 1461
39. Rasheed Wallace 1460
40. Hot Rod Williams 1456
41. Mark West 1403
42. Erick Dampier 1398
43. Clifford Robinson 1390
44. Terry Tyler 1342
45. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
46. Tyson Chandler 1309
47. DeAndre Jordan 1295
48. Greg Ostertag 1293
  Julius Erving* 1293
50. Shawn Kemp 1279
51. Dale Davis 1270
52. James Donaldson 1267
53. Dirk Nowitzki 1263
54. Shawn Marion 1233
55. Harvey Catchings 1226
56. Chris Webber 1200
57. Adonal Foyle 1193
  Bo Outlaw 1193
59. Elmore Smith 1183
60. Sam Lacey 1160
61. Bob McAdoo* 1147
62. Roy Hibbert 1146
63. Karl Malone* 1145
64. Horace Grant 1136
65. Charles Jones 1134
66. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
67. Dan Roundfield 1117
68. P.J. Brown 1116
69. Rik Smits 1111
70. Brendan Haywood 1109
71. Antonio McDyess 1102
72. Bob Lanier* 1100
  Buck Williams 1100
74. Andrew Lang 1099
75. Brook Lopez 1095
76. Al Jefferson 1093
77. Ervin Johnson 1087
78. Thurl Bailey 1086
79. Marc Gasol 1083
  Andrew Bogut 1083
81. Mychal Thompson 1073
82. Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
83. Derrick Coleman 1051
84. Jack Sikma 1048
85. Robert Horry 1035
86. Bill Walton* 1034
87. Chris Dudley 1027
88. Darryl Dawkins 1023
89. Anthony Davis 1022
90. Rick Mahorn 1007
91. Emeka Okafor 1003
92. Chris Andersen 991
93. Mike Gminski 989
94. John Salley 983
95. Bobby Jones 982
96. LaSalle Thompson 972
97. Bill Laimbeer 965
98. Scottie Pippen* 947
99. LaMarcus Aldridge 934
  Rasho Nesterovic 934
101. Sam Perkins 933
102. Chris Bosh 932
103. Chris Kaman 931
  Paul Millsap 931
105. Antoine Carr 925
106. Yao Ming* 920
107. Raef LaFrentz 919
108. Sam Bowie 909
109. Shane Battier 906
110. Kendrick Perkins 903
111. LeBron James 901
112. Michael Jordan* 893
113. Lamar Odom 892
114. Antonio Davis 889
115. Charles Barkley* 888
116. Al Horford 887
117. Roy Hinson 882
118. JaVale McGee 876
119. Rony Seikaly 872
120. Kevin Durant 871
121. Joe Smith 868
122. James Edwards 867
  Marcin Gortat 867
124. Kenyon Martin 864
125. Robin Lopez 859
126. Dwyane Wade 851
127. David West 850
128. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
130. Joakim Noah 842
  Vince Carter 842
132. Kurt Thomas 841
133. Danny Schayes 840
134. Joel Przybilla 836
135. Alex English* 833
136. Amir Johnson 831
137. Marvin Webster 829
138. Joe Meriweather 810
139. Alvan Adams 808
140. Tracy McGrady* 807
141. Jerome Kersey 799
142. Vin Baker 798
143. Clarence Weatherspoon 794
  Ben Poquette 794
145. Jon Koncak 791
146. Charles Smith 789
147. Taj Gibson 782
148. Gar Heard 780
149. Bismack Biyombo 771
150. Duane Causwell 767
151. Oliver Miller 758
152. Larry Bird* 755
153. Danny Manning 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
156. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
158. Rich Kelley 749
159. Paul Pierce 745
160. Rudy Gobert 741
161. Dave Greenwood 736
162. Ron Harper 729
163. Derrick Favors 727
  Andre Drummond 727
165. Michael Cage 725
166. Clyde Drexler* 719
167. Clemon Johnson 717
168. Tony Battie 713
169. Nene Hilario 706
  Hassan Whiteside 706
  Billy Paultz 706
172. Michael Olowokandi 697
173. Kurt Nimphius 696
174. Jim McIlvaine 691
175. Kelvin Cato 685
176. Stromile Swift 683
177. Gerald Wallace 681
178. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
180. George Gervin* 670
181. Bill Cartwright 668
182. Rudy Gay 659
183. Andrew Bynum 657
184. DeMarcus Cousins 653
185. Spencer Hawes 652
186. Olden Polynice 651
187. Terry Cummings 650
188. Jim Chones 643
189. Dominique Wilkins* 642
190. Kobe Bryant 640
191. Nazr Mohammed 639
192. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
194. Mickey Johnson 632
195. DeSagana Diop 630
196. Spencer Haywood* 629
197. Tom Chambers 627
198. James Worthy* 624
199. Kevin Kunnert 616
200. Darko Milicic 613
201. Derrick McKey 611
202. Armen Gilliam 607
203. Jamaal Magloire 603
204. John Henson 600
205. Cliff Levingston 593
  Ronny Turiaf 593
207. Brad Miller 592
208. Tom Burleson 591
209. Greg Anderson 590
210. Kent Benson 586
211. Andris Biedrins 580
  Eddie Jones 580
213. Grant Hill* 576
214. Lorenzen Wright 572
215. Keon Clark 571
216. Orlando Woolridge 569
217. Brian Grant 561
218. Lonnie Shelton 559
219. Nate Thurmond* 553
220. Kermit Washington 550
221. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
223. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
225. Rashard Lewis 541
226. Chris Morris 540
227. Aaron Williams 539
228. Maurice Lucas 538
229. Giannis Antetokounmpo 537
230. Channing Frye 535
231. Felton Spencer 534
232. Brian Skinner 532
233. Dennis Rodman* 531
  Joel Anthony 531
235. Steve Johnson 530
236. Carmelo Anthony 527
  Will Perdue 527
238. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
240. Michael Cooper 523
241. Metta World Peace 522
242. James Bailey 521
243. Eddie Griffin 518
244. Draymond Green 516
245. James Johnson 511
246. Truck Robinson 510
  Boris Diaw 510
  Jim Brewer 510
249. Andre Iguodala 509
250. Mark Blount 508
  Ed Davis 508

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player BLK
1. Artis Gilmore* 1431
2. Caldwell Jones 780
3. Billy Paultz 751
4. Julius Erving* 648
5. Darnell Hillman 505
6. Jim Eakins 384
7. Julius Keye 380
  Mike Green 380
9. George Gervin* 377
10. Mel Daniels* 351
11. Bobby Jones 337
12. Marvin Barnes 271
13. Len Elmore 269
14. Coby Dietrick 236
15. Gene Moore 207
16. Wil Jones 206
17. Swen Nater 201
18. Gus Gerard 183
19. Dave Robisch 173
20. Mike Gale 168
21. Tom Owens 164
22. Moses Malone* 156
23. Willie Sojourner 152
24. Zelmo Beaty* 143
25. Jan van Breda Kolff 139
26. Dan Issel* 136
27. Jim Chones 131
28. David Vaughn 128
29. Maurice Lucas 121
30. Kim Hughes 120
31. Louie Dampier* 117
32. Tim Bassett 112
33. Randy Denton 110
34. Charles Edge 105
35. David Thompson* 102
36. Gerald Govan 97
37. George McGinnis* 96
38. Larry Kenon 92
39. Roger Brown 84
40. John Williamson 83
41. Roger Brown* 81
42. Lee Davis 80
43. Bruce Seals 73
44. Ron Boone 71
45. Brian Taylor 70
46. Rich Jones 66
  Don Buse 66
48. Red Robbins 65
49. Mike Jackson 63
  Ted McClain 63
  Johnny Neumann 63
  Al Skinner 63
53. Jim Bradley 62
54. Willie Wise 59
  George Adams 59
56. Ralph Simpson 54
57. Billy Knight 52
  Bob Netolicky 52
  Marvin Webster 52
60. Travis Grant 51
61. James Silas 49
62. George Carter 48
63. Fatty Taylor 47
  Mel Bennett 47
65. Collis Jones 46
66. Joe Caldwell 45
67. M.L. Carr 44
68. Dan Roundfield 43
69. Byron Beck 42
70. Bird Averitt 41
71. Cincinnatus Powell 40
  Stew Johnson 40
73. Ronald Thomas 39
74. Donnie Freeman 37
  Mark Olberding 37
76. Chuck Williams 36
  Don Chaney 36
78. Kevin Joyce 34
79. Roy Ebron 32
  Jimmy Jones 32
81. Barry Parkhill 30
82. Warren Jabali 29
83. George Irvine 28
  Bob Warren 28
85. Ed Manning 27
  Bo Lamar 27
  Goo Kennedy 27
88. Jim O'Brien 26
89. Jim Ard 25
  Mike Barr 25
  Lamar Green 25
92. George Thompson 24
93. John Roche 23
94. Steve Jones 22
  Dave Twardzik 22
96. Freddie Lewis 21
  Gene Littles 21
  Billy Cunningham* 21
99. Scott English 20
  Billy Schaeffer 20
  Bill Melchionni 20
  George Karl 20
  Donald Washington 20
104. Marv Roberts 19
  Billy Shepherd 19
106. Jim McDaniels 17
107. Mack Calvin 16
  Johnny Baum 16
  Aulcie Perry 16
  Simmie Hill 16
111. Chuck Terry 14
  Mike D'Antoni 14
113. Glen Combs 13
  Willie Long 13
  Charles Jordan 13
116. Patrick McFarland 12
  Al Smith 12
118. Bill Keller 11
119. Fly Williams 10
  Steve Green 10
  Henry Ward 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Claude Terry 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
  John Beasley 10
126. Ronnie Robinson 9
  Don Adams 9
  Jimmy Foster 9
  Mike Flynn 9
  Goose Ligon 9
  Wilbert Robinson 9
  Ticky Burden 9
  Darrell Elston 9
134. Rick Mount 8
  Allen Murphy 8
  Rudy Hackett 8
137. Larry Finch 7
  Joe Reaves 7
  Wendell Ladner 7
140. Paul Stovall 6
  Billy Harris 6
  Harry Rogers 6
  Terry Driscoll 6
  Oliver Taylor 6
  Lloyd Batts 6
  Larry Miller 6
147. Joe Hamilton 5
  Jimmy Conner 5
  Monte Towe 5
  William Franklin 5
  Dennis Wuycik 5
  Joby Wright 5
153. Collis Temple 4
  George Lehmann 4
  Hank Williams 4
  Stan Love 4
157. Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Wali Jones 3
  Jimmie Baker 3
  George Bucci 3
  Jerry Chambers 3
  Rick Darnell 3
  Sam Cash 3
164. Bob Arnzen 2
  Ron King 2
  Flynn Robinson 2
  Bob Nash 2
  Allan Bristow 2
  Dwaine Dillard 2
170. Gary Gregor 1
  Bill Higgins 1
  Nathaniel Barnett 1
  Kenneth Gardner 1
  Tom Ingelsby 1
  Mo Layton 1
176. Skeeter Swift 0
  Billy James 0
  Jerry Pender 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Wayne Pack 0
  Art Williams 0
  Skip Wise 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Bernie Williams 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Bernie Fryer 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Mike Lewis 0
  Bill Newton 0
  Rich Rinaldi 0
  Greg Lee 0
  Roy McPipe 0
  Reggie Royals 0
  Ken Smith 0
  Bob Lackey 0
  Milt Williams 0
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