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. Pau Gasol 1941
  Julius Erving* 1941
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. Serge Ibaka 1611
33. Herb Williams 1605
34. Elden Campbell 1602
35. Benoit Benjamin 1581
36. Samuel Dalembert 1546
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. DeAndre Jordan 1345
47. Terry Tyler 1342
48. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
49. Tyson Chandler 1326
50. Bobby Jones 1319
51. Greg Ostertag 1293
52. Shawn Kemp 1279
53. Dirk Nowitzki 1275
54. Dale Davis 1270
55. James Donaldson 1267
56. Shawn Marion 1233
57. Brook Lopez 1227
58. Harvey Catchings 1226
59. Chris Webber 1200
60. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
62. Elmore Smith 1183
63. Sam Lacey 1160
  Dan Roundfield 1160
65. Marc Gasol 1147
  Bob McAdoo* 1147
67. Roy Hibbert 1146
68. Karl Malone* 1145
69. Horace Grant 1136
70. Charles Jones 1134
71. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
72. Anthony Davis 1119
73. P.J. Brown 1116
74. Rik Smits 1111
75. Brendan Haywood 1109
76. Antonio McDyess 1102
77. Bob Lanier* 1100
  Buck Williams 1100
79. Andrew Lang 1099
80. Al Jefferson 1093
81. Ervin Johnson 1087
82. Thurl Bailey 1086
83. Andrew Bogut 1083
84. Mychal Thompson 1073
85. Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
86. Derrick Coleman 1051
87. Jack Sikma 1048
88. George Gervin* 1047
89. Robert Horry 1035
90. Bill Walton* 1034
91. Chris Dudley 1027
92. Darryl Dawkins 1023
93. Rick Mahorn 1007
94. LaMarcus Aldridge 1004
95. Emeka Okafor 1003
96. Chris Andersen 991
97. Mike Gminski 989
98. John Salley 983
99. LaSalle Thompson 972
100. Bill Laimbeer 965
101. Paul Millsap 961
102. JaVale McGee 952
103. Scottie Pippen* 947
104. Al Horford 940
105. Rasho Nesterovic 934
106. Sam Perkins 933
107. Chris Bosh 932
  Kevin Durant 932
109. Chris Kaman 931
110. Antoine Carr 925
111. Yao Ming* 920
  Robin Lopez 920
113. LeBron James 919
  Raef LaFrentz 919
115. Sam Bowie 909
116. Shane Battier 906
117. Kendrick Perkins 903
118. Michael Jordan* 893
119. Lamar Odom 892
120. Antonio Davis 889
121. Charles Barkley* 888
122. Marcin Gortat 885
123. Roy Hinson 882
124. Marvin Webster 881
125. Dwyane Wade 880
126. Joakim Noah 873
127. Rony Seikaly 872
128. Joe Smith 868
129. James Edwards 867
130. Rudy Gobert 865
131. Kenyon Martin 864
132. Vince Carter 855
133. David West 850
134. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
136. Kurt Thomas 841
137. Danny Schayes 840
138. Amir Johnson 837
139. Joel Przybilla 836
140. Alex English* 833
141. Andre Drummond 817
142. Joe Meriweather 810
143. Alvan Adams 808
  Taj Gibson 808
145. Tracy McGrady* 807
146. Derrick Favors 806
147. Bismack Biyombo 802
148. Jerome Kersey 799
149. Vin Baker 798
150. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
152. Jon Koncak 791
153. Charles Smith 789
154. Darnell Hillman 782
  Hassan Whiteside 782
156. Gar Heard 780
157. Jim Chones 774
158. Duane Causwell 767
159. Oliver Miller 758
160. Larry Bird* 755
161. Mike Green 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
165. Randy Breuer 750
  Kevin Willis 750
167. Rich Kelley 749
168. Paul Pierce 745
169. Dave Greenwood 736
170. Ron Harper 729
171. Michael Cage 725
172. Nene Hilario 720
173. Clyde Drexler* 719
174. Clemon Johnson 717
175. Tony Battie 713
176. Michael Olowokandi 697
177. Kurt Nimphius 696
178. Jim McIlvaine 691
179. Rudy Gay 687
180. DeMarcus Cousins 685
  Kelvin Cato 685
182. Stromile Swift 683
183. Gerald Wallace 681
184. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
186. Len Elmore 674
187. Bill Cartwright 668
188. Maurice Lucas 659
189. Andrew Bynum 657
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. Giannis Antetokounmpo 609
207. Armen Gilliam 607
208. Jamaal Magloire 603
209. John Henson 600
210. Cliff Levingston 593
  Ronny Turiaf 593
212. Brad Miller 592
213. Tom Burleson 591
214. Greg Anderson 590
215. Kent Benson 586
216. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
218. Grant Hill* 576
219. Lorenzen Wright 572
220. Keon Clark 571
221. Orlando Woolridge 569
222. Brian Grant 561
223. Lonnie Shelton 559
224. Draymond Green 558
225. Nate Thurmond* 553
226. Myles Turner 552
227. Kermit Washington 550
228. Andre Iguodala 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
231. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
233. Rashard Lewis 541
234. Marvin Williams 540
  Chris Morris 540
  Channing Frye 540
237. Aaron Williams 539
238. Felton Spencer 534
239. Dan Issel* 532
  Brian Skinner 532
241. Dennis Rodman* 531
  Ed Davis 531
  James Johnson 531
  Joel Anthony 531
245. Steve Johnson 530
246. Carmelo Anthony 527
  Will Perdue 527
248. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
250. Michael Cooper 523

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 1941
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. Serge Ibaka 1611
31. Herb Williams 1605
32. Elden Campbell 1602
33. Benoit Benjamin 1581
34. Samuel Dalembert 1546
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. DeAndre Jordan 1345
45. Terry Tyler 1342
46. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
47. Tyson Chandler 1326
48. Julius Erving* 1293
  Greg Ostertag 1293
50. Shawn Kemp 1279
51. Dirk Nowitzki 1275
52. Dale Davis 1270
53. James Donaldson 1267
54. Shawn Marion 1233
55. Brook Lopez 1227
56. Harvey Catchings 1226
57. Chris Webber 1200
58. Adonal Foyle 1193
  Bo Outlaw 1193
60. Elmore Smith 1183
61. Sam Lacey 1160
62. Bob McAdoo* 1147
  Marc Gasol 1147
64. Roy Hibbert 1146
65. Karl Malone* 1145
66. Horace Grant 1136
67. Charles Jones 1134
68. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
69. Anthony Davis 1119
70. Dan Roundfield 1117
71. P.J. Brown 1116
72. Rik Smits 1111
73. Brendan Haywood 1109
74. Antonio McDyess 1102
75. Buck Williams 1100
  Bob Lanier* 1100
77. Andrew Lang 1099
78. Al Jefferson 1093
79. Ervin Johnson 1087
80. Thurl Bailey 1086
81. Andrew Bogut 1083
82. Mychal Thompson 1073
83. Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
84. Derrick Coleman 1051
85. Jack Sikma 1048
86. Robert Horry 1035
87. Bill Walton* 1034
88. Chris Dudley 1027
89. Darryl Dawkins 1023
90. Rick Mahorn 1007
91. LaMarcus Aldridge 1004
92. Emeka Okafor 1003
93. Chris Andersen 991
94. Mike Gminski 989
95. John Salley 983
96. Bobby Jones 982
97. LaSalle Thompson 972
98. Bill Laimbeer 965
99. Paul Millsap 961
100. JaVale McGee 952
101. Scottie Pippen* 947
102. Al Horford 940
103. Rasho Nesterovic 934
104. Sam Perkins 933
105. Kevin Durant 932
  Chris Bosh 932
107. Chris Kaman 931
108. Antoine Carr 925
109. Yao Ming* 920
  Robin Lopez 920
111. Raef LaFrentz 919
  LeBron James 919
113. Sam Bowie 909
114. Shane Battier 906
115. Kendrick Perkins 903
116. Michael Jordan* 893
117. Lamar Odom 892
118. Antonio Davis 889
119. Charles Barkley* 888
120. Marcin Gortat 885
121. Roy Hinson 882
122. Dwyane Wade 880
123. Joakim Noah 873
124. Rony Seikaly 872
125. Joe Smith 868
126. James Edwards 867
127. Rudy Gobert 865
128. Kenyon Martin 864
129. Vince Carter 855
130. David West 850
131. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
133. Kurt Thomas 841
134. Danny Schayes 840
135. Amir Johnson 837
136. Joel Przybilla 836
137. Alex English* 833
138. Marvin Webster 829
139. Andre Drummond 817
140. Joe Meriweather 810
141. Alvan Adams 808
  Taj Gibson 808
143. Tracy McGrady* 807
144. Derrick Favors 806
145. Bismack Biyombo 802
146. Jerome Kersey 799
147. Vin Baker 798
148. Clarence Weatherspoon 794
  Ben Poquette 794
150. Jon Koncak 791
151. Charles Smith 789
152. Hassan Whiteside 782
153. Gar Heard 780
154. Duane Causwell 767
155. Oliver Miller 758
156. Larry Bird* 755
157. Pervis Ellison 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
160. Randy Breuer 750
  Kevin Willis 750
162. Rich Kelley 749
163. Paul Pierce 745
164. Dave Greenwood 736
165. Ron Harper 729
166. Michael Cage 725
167. Nene Hilario 720
168. Clyde Drexler* 719
169. Clemon Johnson 717
170. Tony Battie 713
171. Billy Paultz 706
172. Michael Olowokandi 697
173. Kurt Nimphius 696
174. Jim McIlvaine 691
175. Rudy Gay 687
176. Kelvin Cato 685
  DeMarcus Cousins 685
178. Stromile Swift 683
179. Gerald Wallace 681
180. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
182. George Gervin* 670
183. Bill Cartwright 668
184. Andrew Bynum 657
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. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
  Clifford Ray 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. Giannis Antetokounmpo 609
203. Armen Gilliam 607
204. Jamaal Magloire 603
205. John Henson 600
206. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Cliff Levingston 593
208. Brad Miller 592
209. Tom Burleson 591
210. Greg Anderson 590
211. Kent Benson 586
212. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
214. Grant Hill* 576
215. Lorenzen Wright 572
216. Keon Clark 571
217. Orlando Woolridge 569
218. Brian Grant 561
219. Lonnie Shelton 559
220. Draymond Green 558
221. Nate Thurmond* 553
222. Myles Turner 552
223. Kermit Washington 550
224. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
  Andre Iguodala 549
227. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
229. Rashard Lewis 541
230. Chris Morris 540
  Marvin Williams 540
  Channing Frye 540
233. Aaron Williams 539
234. Maurice Lucas 538
235. Felton Spencer 534
236. Brian Skinner 532
237. James Johnson 531
  Dennis Rodman* 531
  Joel Anthony 531
  Ed Davis 531
241. Steve Johnson 530
242. Will Perdue 527
  Carmelo Anthony 527
244. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
246. Michael Cooper 523
247. Metta World Peace 522
248. James Bailey 521
249. Eddie Griffin 518
250. Truck Robinson 510
  Jim Brewer 510
  Boris Diaw 510

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. Al Skinner 63
  Ted McClain 63
  Johnny Neumann 63
  Mike Jackson 63
53. Jim Bradley 62
54. Willie Wise 59
  George Adams 59
56. Ralph Simpson 54
57. Marvin Webster 52
  Billy Knight 52
  Bob Netolicky 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. Mark Olberding 37
  Donnie Freeman 37
76. Don Chaney 36
  Chuck Williams 36
78. Kevin Joyce 34
79. Jimmy Jones 32
  Roy Ebron 32
81. Barry Parkhill 30
82. Warren Jabali 29
83. Bob Warren 28
  George Irvine 28
85. Goo Kennedy 27
  Ed Manning 27
  Bo Lamar 27
88. Jim O'Brien 26
89. Lamar Green 25
  Jim Ard 25
  Mike Barr 25
92. George Thompson 24
93. John Roche 23
94. Dave Twardzik 22
  Steve Jones 22
96. Freddie Lewis 21
  Gene Littles 21
  Billy Cunningham* 21
99. Donald Washington 20
  Bill Melchionni 20
  George Karl 20
  Scott English 20
  Billy Schaeffer 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. Mike D'Antoni 14
  Chuck Terry 14
113. Glen Combs 13
  Charles Jordan 13
  Willie Long 13
116. Patrick McFarland 12
  Al Smith 12
118. Bill Keller 11
119. Lionel Billingy 10
  John Beasley 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Claude Terry 10
  Fly Williams 10
  Steve Green 10
  Henry Ward 10
126. Darrell Elston 9
  Jimmy Foster 9
  Mike Flynn 9
  Ronnie Robinson 9
  Don Adams 9
  Ticky Burden 9
  Goose Ligon 9
  Wilbert Robinson 9
134. Rudy Hackett 8
  Rick Mount 8
  Allen Murphy 8
137. Wendell Ladner 7
  Larry Finch 7
  Joe Reaves 7
140. Larry Miller 6
  Billy Harris 6
  Harry Rogers 6
  Paul Stovall 6
  Terry Driscoll 6
  Oliver Taylor 6
  Lloyd Batts 6
147. Joby Wright 5
  Jimmy Conner 5
  Monte Towe 5
  Joe Hamilton 5
  William Franklin 5
  Dennis Wuycik 5
153. Stan Love 4
  Collis Temple 4
  George Lehmann 4
  Hank Williams 4
157. Sam Cash 3
  Wali Jones 3
  Jimmie Baker 3
  George Bucci 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Jerry Chambers 3
  Rick Darnell 3
164. Bob Nash 2
  Allan Bristow 2
  Dwaine Dillard 2
  Flynn Robinson 2
  Bob Arnzen 2
  Ron King 2
170. Mo Layton 1
  Gary Gregor 1
  Bill Higgins 1
  Nathaniel Barnett 1
  Kenneth Gardner 1
  Tom Ingelsby 1
176. Milt Williams 0
  Bob Lackey 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Wayne Pack 0
  Art Williams 0
  Skip Wise 0
  Skeeter Swift 0
  Billy James 0
  Jerry Pender 0
  Bernie Fryer 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Bernie Williams 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Greg Lee 0
  Roy McPipe 0
  Reggie Royals 0
  Ken Smith 0
  Mike Lewis 0
  Bill Newton 0
  Rich Rinaldi 0
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