NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Blocks

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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 2067
20.Kevin Garnett 2037
21.Larry Nance 2027
22.Theo Ratliff 1968
23.Julius Erving* 1941
 Pau Gasol 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.Serge Ibaka 1636
32.Vlade Divac* 1631
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 1361
47.Terry Tyler 1342
48.Tyson Chandler 1329
49.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
50.Bobby Jones* 1319
51.Greg Ostertag 1293
52.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
53.Shawn Kemp 1279
54.Brook Lopez 1271
55.Dale Davis 1270
56.James Donaldson 1267
57.Shawn Marion 1233
58.Harvey Catchings 1226
59.Chris Webber 1200
60.Adonal Foyle 1193
 Bo Outlaw 1193
62.Elmore Smith 1183
63.Marc Gasol 1163
64.Sam Lacey 1160
 Dan Roundfield 1160
66.Anthony Davis 1150
67.Bob McAdoo* 1147
68.Roy Hibbert 1146
69.Karl Malone* 1145
70.Horace Grant 1136
71.Charles Jones 1134
72.Joe Barry Carroll 1121
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.Andrew Bogut 1091
82.Ervin Johnson 1087
83.Thurl Bailey 1086
84.Mychal Thompson 1073
85.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
86.Derrick Coleman 1051
87.Jack Sikma* 1048
88.George Gervin* 1047
89.LaMarcus Aldridge 1042
90.Robert Horry 1035
91.Bill Walton* 1034
92.Chris Dudley 1027
93.Darryl Dawkins 1023
94.Rick Mahorn 1007
95.Emeka Okafor 1003
96.JaVale McGee 993
97.Chris Andersen 991
98.Mike Gminski 989
99.John Salley 983
100.Paul Millsap 974
101.LaSalle Thompson 972
102.Bill Laimbeer 965
103.Al Horford 957
104.Scottie Pippen* 947
105.Kevin Durant 941
106.Rasho Nesterović 934
107.Sam Perkins 933
108.Robin Lopez 932
 Chris Bosh 932
110.Chris Kaman 931
111.LeBron James 927
112.Antoine Carr 925
113.Yao Ming* 920
114.Raef LaFrentz 919
115.Rudy Gobert 909
 Sam Bowie 909
117.Shane Battier 906
118.Kendrick Perkins 903
119.Michael Jordan* 893
120.Lamar Odom 892
121.Antonio Davis 889
122.Charles Barkley* 888
123.Marcin Gortat 885
 Dwyane Wade 885
125.Roy Hinson 882
126.Marvin Webster 881
127.Joakim Noah 873
128.Rony Seikaly 872
129.Andre Drummond 871
130.Joe Smith 868
131.James Edwards 867
132.Kenyon Martin 864
 Vince Carter 864
134.David West 850
135.Donyell Marshall 848
 Dave Corzine 848
137.Kurt Thomas 841
138.Danny Schayes 840
139.Amir Johnson 839
140.Joel Przybilla 836
141.Alex English* 833
142.Derrick Favors 816
 Hassan Whiteside 816
144.Joe Meriweather 810
145.Taj Gibson 809
146.Alvan Adams 808
147.Bismack Biyombo 807
 Tracy McGrady* 807
149.Jerome Kersey 799
150.Vin Baker 798
151.Ben Poquette 794
 Clarence Weatherspoon 794
153.Jon Koncak 791
154.Charles Smith 789
155.Darnell Hillman 782
156.Gar Heard 780
157.Jim Chones 774
158.Duane Causwell 767
159.Oliver Miller 758
160.Larry Bird* 755
161.Pervis Ellison 752
 Danny Manning 752
 Mike Green 752
 Ralph Sampson* 752
165.Kevin Willis 750
 Randy Breuer 750
167.Rich Kelley 749
168.Paul Pierce 745
169.Dave Greenwood 736
170.Ron Harper 729
171.Michael Cage 725
172.Nenê Hilário 721
173.Clyde Drexler* 719
174.Clemon Johnson 717
175.Tony Battie 713
176.Michael Olowokandi 697
 DeMarcus Cousins 697
178.Kurt Nimphius 696
179.Rudy Gay 693
180.Jim McIlvaine 691
181.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.Giannis Antetokounmpo 642
 Dominique Wilkins* 642
195.Kobe Bryant 640
196.Nazr Mohammed 639
197.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
 Clifford Ray 638
199.Mickey Johnson 632
200.DeSagana Diop 630
201.Spencer Haywood* 629
202.Tom Chambers 627
203.James Worthy* 624
204.Kevin Kunnert 616
205.Darko Miličić 613
206.Derrick McKey 611
207.Armen Gilliam 607
208.Jamaal Magloire 603
209.John Henson 602
210.Ronny Turiaf 593
 Cliff Levingston 593
212.Brad Miller 592
213.Tom Burleson 591
214.Greg Anderson 590
215.Kent Benson 586
216.Eddie Jones 580
 Myles Turner 580
 Andris Biedriņš 580
219.Draymond Green 576
 Grant Hill* 576
221.Lorenzen Wright 572
222.Keon Clark 571
223.Orlando Woolridge 569
224.Brian Grant 561
225.Lonnie Shelton 559
226.Nate Thurmond* 553
227.Andre Iguodala 552
228.Kermit Washington 550
229.Luc Longley 549
 Chris Mullin* 549
 Marvin Williams 549
232.A.C. Green 546
 Jawann Oldham 546
234.Rashard Lewis 541
235.James Johnson 540
 Channing Frye 540
 Chris Morris 540
238.Aaron Williams 539
239.Ed Davis 538
240.Felton Spencer 534
241.Dan Issel* 532
 Brian Skinner 532
243.Dennis Rodman* 531
 Joel Anthony 531
245.Steve Johnson 530
246.Will Perdue 527
 Carmelo Anthony 527
248.Tyrus Thomas 525
 Marques Johnson 525
250.Michael Cooper 523

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.Ted McClain 63
 Johnny Neumann 63
 Al Skinner 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.Donnie Freeman 37
 Mark Olberding 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.Bill Melchionni 20
 George Karl 20
 Donald Washington 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.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.John Beasley 10
 Walter Simon 10
 Claude Terry 10
 Lionel Billingy 10
 Fly Williams 10
 Steve Green 10
 Henry Ward 10
126.Darrell Elston 9
 Ronnie Robinson 9
 Don Adams 9
 Jimmy Foster 9
 Mike Flynn 9
 Goose Ligon 9
 Wilbert Robinson 9
 Ticky Burden 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
 Paul Stovall 6
 Billy Harris 6
 Harry Rogers 6
 Terry Driscoll 6
 Oliver Taylor 6
 Lloyd Batts 6
147.Joby Wright 5
 Joe Hamilton 5
 Jimmy Conner 5
 Monte Towe 5
 William Franklin 5
 Dennis Wuycik 5
153.Stan Love 4
 Collis Temple 4
 George Lehmann 4
 Hank Williams 4
157.Sam Cash 3
 Jimmy O'Brien 3
 Wali Jones 3
 Jimmie Baker 3
 George Bucci 3
 Jerry Chambers 3
 Rick Darnell 3
164.Flynn Robinson 2
 Bob Nash 2
 Allan Bristow 2
 Dwaine Dillard 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.Bob Lackey 0
 Milt Williams 0
 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

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 2067
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.Serge Ibaka 1636
30.Vlade Divac* 1631
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 1361
45.Terry Tyler 1342
46.Tyson Chandler 1329
47.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
48.Greg Ostertag 1293
 Julius Erving* 1293
50.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
51.Shawn Kemp 1279
52.Brook Lopez 1271
53.Dale Davis 1270
54.James Donaldson 1267
55.Shawn Marion 1233
56.Harvey Catchings 1226
57.Chris Webber 1200
58.Adonal Foyle 1193
 Bo Outlaw 1193
60.Elmore Smith 1183
61.Marc Gasol 1163
62.Sam Lacey 1160
63.Anthony Davis 1150
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.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.Andrew Bogut 1091
80.Ervin Johnson 1087
81.Thurl Bailey 1086
82.Mychal Thompson 1073
83.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
84.Derrick Coleman 1051
85.Jack Sikma* 1048
86.LaMarcus Aldridge 1042
87.Robert Horry 1035
88.Bill Walton* 1034
89.Chris Dudley 1027
90.Darryl Dawkins 1023
91.Rick Mahorn 1007
92.Emeka Okafor 1003
93.JaVale McGee 993
94.Chris Andersen 991
95.Mike Gminski 989
96.John Salley 983
97.Bobby Jones* 982
98.Paul Millsap 974
99.LaSalle Thompson 972
100.Bill Laimbeer 965
101.Al Horford 957
102.Scottie Pippen* 947
103.Kevin Durant 941
104.Rasho Nesterović 934
105.Sam Perkins 933
106.Robin Lopez 932
 Chris Bosh 932
108.Chris Kaman 931
109.LeBron James 927
110.Antoine Carr 925
111.Yao Ming* 920
112.Raef LaFrentz 919
113.Rudy Gobert 909
 Sam Bowie 909
115.Shane Battier 906
116.Kendrick Perkins 903
117.Michael Jordan* 893
118.Lamar Odom 892
119.Antonio Davis 889
120.Charles Barkley* 888
121.Dwyane Wade 885
 Marcin Gortat 885
123.Roy Hinson 882
124.Joakim Noah 873
125.Rony Seikaly 872
126.Andre Drummond 871
127.Joe Smith 868
128.James Edwards 867
129.Kenyon Martin 864
 Vince Carter 864
131.David West 850
132.Dave Corzine 848
 Donyell Marshall 848
134.Kurt Thomas 841
135.Danny Schayes 840
136.Amir Johnson 839
137.Joel Przybilla 836
138.Alex English* 833
139.Marvin Webster 829
140.Hassan Whiteside 816
 Derrick Favors 816
142.Joe Meriweather 810
143.Taj Gibson 809
144.Alvan Adams 808
145.Tracy McGrady* 807
 Bismack Biyombo 807
147.Jerome Kersey 799
148.Vin Baker 798
149.Clarence Weatherspoon 794
 Ben Poquette 794
151.Jon Koncak 791
152.Charles Smith 789
153.Gar Heard 780
154.Duane Causwell 767
155.Oliver Miller 758
156.Larry Bird* 755
157.Pervis Ellison 752
 Ralph Sampson* 752
 Danny Manning 752
160.Kevin Willis 750
 Randy Breuer 750
162.Rich Kelley 749
163.Paul Pierce 745
164.Dave Greenwood 736
165.Ron Harper 729
166.Michael Cage 725
167.Nenê Hilário 721
168.Clyde Drexler* 719
169.Clemon Johnson 717
170.Tony Battie 713
171.Billy Paultz 706
172.DeMarcus Cousins 697
 Michael Olowokandi 697
174.Kurt Nimphius 696
175.Rudy Gay 693
176.Jim McIlvaine 691
177.Kelvin Cato 685
178.Stromile Swift 683
179.Gerald Wallace 681
180.Christian Laettner 675
 Dennis Johnson* 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
 Giannis Antetokounmpo 642
191.Kobe Bryant 640
192.Nazr Mohammed 639
193.Clifford Ray 638
 Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
195.Mickey Johnson 632
196.DeSagana Diop 630
197.Spencer Haywood* 629
198.Tom Chambers 627
199.James Worthy* 624
200.Kevin Kunnert 616
201.Darko Miličić 613
202.Derrick McKey 611
203.Armen Gilliam 607
204.Jamaal Magloire 603
205.John Henson 602
206.Cliff Levingston 593
 Ronny Turiaf 593
208.Brad Miller 592
209.Tom Burleson 591
210.Greg Anderson 590
211.Kent Benson 586
212.Eddie Jones 580
 Andris Biedriņš 580
 Myles Turner 580
215.Draymond Green 576
 Grant Hill* 576
217.Lorenzen Wright 572
218.Keon Clark 571
219.Orlando Woolridge 569
220.Brian Grant 561
221.Lonnie Shelton 559
222.Nate Thurmond* 553
223.Andre Iguodala 552
224.Kermit Washington 550
225.Marvin Williams 549
 Chris Mullin* 549
 Luc Longley 549
228.Jawann Oldham 546
 A.C. Green 546
230.Rashard Lewis 541
231.James Johnson 540
 Chris Morris 540
 Channing Frye 540
234.Aaron Williams 539
235.Ed Davis 538
 Maurice Lucas 538
237.Felton Spencer 534
238.Brian Skinner 532
239.Dennis Rodman* 531
 Joel Anthony 531
241.Steve Johnson 530
242.Carmelo Anthony 527
 Will Perdue 527
244.Tyrus Thomas 525
 Marques Johnson 525
246.Michael Cooper 523
247.Metta World Peace 522
248.James Bailey 521
249.Nikola Vučević 519
250.Eddie Griffin 518
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