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 2047
20. Kevin Garnett 2037
21. Larry Nance 2027
22. Theo Ratliff 1968
23. Julius Erving* 1941
24. Pau Gasol 1926
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. Wayne Cooper 1535
37. Serge Ibaka 1526
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 1304
50. Greg Ostertag 1293
51. Shawn Kemp 1279
52. DeAndre Jordan 1278
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. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
61. Elmore Smith 1183
62. Dan Roundfield 1160
  Sam Lacey 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. Al Jefferson 1093
78. Ervin Johnson 1087
79. Thurl Bailey 1086
80. Andrew Bogut 1083
81. Mychal Thompson 1073
82. Marc Gasol 1072
83. Brook Lopez 1070
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. Rick Mahorn 1007
93. Emeka Okafor 1003
94. Chris Andersen 991
95. Mike Gminski 989
  Anthony Davis 989
97. John Salley 983
98. LaSalle Thompson 972
99. Bill Laimbeer 965
100. Scottie Pippen* 947
101. Rasho Nesterovic 934
102. Sam Perkins 933
103. Chris Bosh 932
104. Chris Kaman 931
105. Antoine Carr 925
106. LaMarcus Aldridge 920
  Yao Ming* 920
108. Raef LaFrentz 919
109. Paul Millsap 913
110. Sam Bowie 909
111. Shane Battier 906
112. Kendrick Perkins 903
113. Michael Jordan* 893
114. Lamar Odom 892
115. Antonio Davis 889
116. Charles Barkley* 888
  LeBron James 888
118. Roy Hinson 882
119. Marvin Webster 881
120. Rony Seikaly 872
121. Joe Smith 868
122. James Edwards 867
123. Al Horford 866
124. Kenyon Martin 864
125. Marcin Gortat 861
126. Kevin Durant 858
127. Robin Lopez 850
  David West 850
129. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
131. Dwyane Wade 847
132. Joakim Noah 842
133. Kurt Thomas 841
134. Danny Schayes 840
135. JaVale McGee 838
136. Vince Carter 836
  Joel Przybilla 836
138. Alex English* 833
139. Amir Johnson 826
140. Joe Meriweather 810
141. Alvan Adams 808
142. Tracy McGrady* 807
143. Jerome Kersey 799
144. Vin Baker 798
145. Clarence Weatherspoon 794
  Ben Poquette 794
147. Jon Koncak 791
148. Charles Smith 789
149. Darnell Hillman 782
150. Gar Heard 780
151. Jim Chones 774
152. Taj Gibson 769
153. Duane Causwell 767
154. Bismack Biyombo 762
155. Oliver Miller 758
156. Larry Bird* 755
157. Pervis Ellison 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Mike Green 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
161. Randy Breuer 750
  Kevin Willis 750
163. Rich Kelley 749
164. Paul Pierce 745
165. Dave Greenwood 736
166. Ron Harper 729
167. Michael Cage 725
168. Clyde Drexler* 719
169. Clemon Johnson 717
170. Tony Battie 713
171. Rudy Gobert 711
172. Derrick Favors 708
  Andre Drummond 708
174. Nene Hilario 706
175. Michael Olowokandi 697
176. Kurt Nimphius 696
177. Jim McIlvaine 691
178. Kelvin Cato 685
179. Stromile Swift 683
180. Gerald Wallace 681
181. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
183. Len Elmore 674
184. Bill Cartwright 668
185. Hassan Whiteside 665
186. Maurice Lucas 659
187. Andrew Bynum 657
188. Rudy Gay 655
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. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
  Clifford Ray 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. Ronny Turiaf 593
  Cliff Levingston 593
210. Brad Miller 592
211. Tom Burleson 591
212. John Henson 590
  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. Channing Frye 535
233. Felton Spencer 534
234. Brian Skinner 532
  Dan Issel* 532
236. Dennis Rodman* 531
  Joel Anthony 531
238. Steve Johnson 530
239. Will Perdue 527
240. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
242. Michael Cooper 523
243. Metta World Peace 522
244. Carmelo Anthony 521
  James Bailey 521
246. Coby Dietrick 520
247. Eddie Griffin 518
248. Giannis Antetokounmpo 517
249. James Johnson 511
250. Jim Brewer 510
  Boris Diaw 510
  Truck Robinson 510

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 2047
18. Kevin Garnett 2037
19. Larry Nance 2027
20. Theo Ratliff 1968
21. Pau Gasol 1926
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. Wayne Cooper 1535
35. Serge Ibaka 1526
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 1304
47. Julius Erving* 1293
  Greg Ostertag 1293
49. Shawn Kemp 1279
50. DeAndre Jordan 1278
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. Al Jefferson 1093
76. Ervin Johnson 1087
77. Thurl Bailey 1086
78. Andrew Bogut 1083
79. Mychal Thompson 1073
80. Marc Gasol 1072
81. Brook Lopez 1070
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. Rick Mahorn 1007
90. Emeka Okafor 1003
91. Chris Andersen 991
92. Mike Gminski 989
  Anthony Davis 989
94. John Salley 983
95. Bobby Jones 982
96. LaSalle Thompson 972
97. Bill Laimbeer 965
98. Scottie Pippen* 947
99. Rasho Nesterovic 934
100. Sam Perkins 933
101. Chris Bosh 932
102. Chris Kaman 931
103. Antoine Carr 925
104. Yao Ming* 920
  LaMarcus Aldridge 920
106. Raef LaFrentz 919
107. Paul Millsap 913
108. Sam Bowie 909
109. Shane Battier 906
110. Kendrick Perkins 903
111. Michael Jordan* 893
112. Lamar Odom 892
113. Antonio Davis 889
114. LeBron James 888
  Charles Barkley* 888
116. Roy Hinson 882
117. Rony Seikaly 872
118. Joe Smith 868
119. James Edwards 867
120. Al Horford 866
121. Kenyon Martin 864
122. Marcin Gortat 861
123. Kevin Durant 858
124. David West 850
  Robin Lopez 850
126. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
128. Dwyane Wade 847
129. Joakim Noah 842
130. Kurt Thomas 841
131. Danny Schayes 840
132. JaVale McGee 838
133. Vince Carter 836
  Joel Przybilla 836
135. Alex English* 833
136. Marvin Webster 829
137. Amir Johnson 826
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. Gar Heard 780
148. Taj Gibson 769
149. Duane Causwell 767
150. Bismack Biyombo 762
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. Dave Greenwood 736
161. Ron Harper 729
162. Michael Cage 725
163. Clyde Drexler* 719
164. Clemon Johnson 717
165. Tony Battie 713
166. Rudy Gobert 711
167. Andre Drummond 708
  Derrick Favors 708
169. Billy Paultz 706
  Nene Hilario 706
171. Michael Olowokandi 697
172. Kurt Nimphius 696
173. Jim McIlvaine 691
174. Kelvin Cato 685
175. Stromile Swift 683
176. Gerald Wallace 681
177. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
179. George Gervin* 670
180. Bill Cartwright 668
181. Hassan Whiteside 665
182. Andrew Bynum 657
183. Rudy Gay 655
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. 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. Armen Gilliam 607
203. Jamaal Magloire 603
204. Cliff Levingston 593
  Ronny Turiaf 593
206. Brad Miller 592
207. Tom Burleson 591
208. John Henson 590
  Greg Anderson 590
210. Kent Benson 586
211. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 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. Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
223. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
225. Rashard Lewis 541
226. Chris Morris 540
227. Aaron Williams 539
228. Maurice Lucas 538
229. Channing Frye 535
230. Felton Spencer 534
231. Brian Skinner 532
232. Dennis Rodman* 531
  Joel Anthony 531
234. Steve Johnson 530
235. Will Perdue 527
236. Marques Johnson 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
238. Michael Cooper 523
239. Metta World Peace 522
240. James Bailey 521
  Carmelo Anthony 521
242. Eddie Griffin 518
243. Giannis Antetokounmpo 517
244. James Johnson 511
245. Boris Diaw 510
  Truck Robinson 510
  Jim Brewer 510
248. Mark Blount 508
249. Draymond Green 506
250. Brad Lohaus 503

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. Don Buse 66
  Rich Jones 66
48. Red Robbins 65
49. Mike Jackson 63
  Al Skinner 63
  Ted McClain 63
  Johnny Neumann 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. Mark Olberding 37
  Donnie Freeman 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. Mike Barr 25
  Lamar Green 25
  Jim Ard 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. Billy Schaeffer 20
  Donald Washington 20
  Bill Melchionni 20
  George Karl 20
  Scott English 20
104. Marv Roberts 19
  Billy Shepherd 19
106. Jim McDaniels 17
107. Aulcie Perry 16
  Simmie Hill 16
  Mack Calvin 16
  Johnny Baum 16
111. Chuck Terry 14
  Mike D'Antoni 14
113. Charles Jordan 13
  Willie Long 13
  Glen Combs 13
116. Al Smith 12
  Patrick McFarland 12
118. Bill Keller 11
119. Fly Williams 10
  Steve Green 10
  Henry Ward 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
  John Beasley 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Claude Terry 10
126. Wilbert Robinson 9
  Ticky Burden 9
  Goose Ligon 9
  Darrell Elston 9
  Ronnie Robinson 9
  Don Adams 9
  Jimmy Foster 9
  Mike Flynn 9
134. Rick Mount 8
  Allen Murphy 8
  Rudy Hackett 8
137. Joe Reaves 7
  Larry Finch 7
  Wendell Ladner 7
140. Terry Driscoll 6
  Lloyd Batts 6
  Oliver Taylor 6
  Larry Miller 6
  Paul Stovall 6
  Billy Harris 6
  Harry Rogers 6
147. William Franklin 5
  Dennis Wuycik 5
  Joby Wright 5
  Jimmy Conner 5
  Monte Towe 5
  Joe Hamilton 5
153. George Lehmann 4
  Hank Williams 4
  Stan Love 4
  Collis Temple 4
157. Jerry Chambers 3
  Rick Darnell 3
  Sam Cash 3
  Wali Jones 3
  Jimmie Baker 3
  George Bucci 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
164. Ron King 2
  Flynn Robinson 2
  Bob Nash 2
  Allan Bristow 2
  Dwaine Dillard 2
  Bob Arnzen 2
170. Bill Higgins 1
  Nathaniel Barnett 1
  Kenneth Gardner 1
  Tom Ingelsby 1
  Mo Layton 1
  Gary Gregor 1
176. Bernie Fryer 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Bernie Williams 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Rich Rinaldi 0
  Greg Lee 0
  Roy McPipe 0
  Reggie Royals 0
  Ken Smith 0
  Mike Lewis 0
  Bill Newton 0
  Milt Williams 0
  Bob Lackey 0
  Jerry Pender 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Wayne Pack 0
  Art Williams 0
  Skip Wise 0
  Skeeter Swift 0
  Billy James 0
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