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.Dwight Howard 2147
16.Ben Wallace 2137
17.Shawn Bradley 2119
18.Manute Bol 2086
19.George Johnson 2082
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.Serge Ibaka 1691
31.Kevin McHale* 1690
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.Brook Lopez 1437
44.DeAndre Jordan 1426
45.Mark West 1403
46.Erick Dampier 1398
47.Clifford Robinson 1390
48.Terry Tyler 1342
49.Tyson Chandler 1335
50.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
51.Bobby Jones* 1319
52.Anthony Davis 1295
53.Greg Ostertag 1293
54.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
55.Shawn Kemp 1279
56.Dale Davis 1270
57.James Donaldson 1267
58.Shawn Marion 1233
59.Harvey Catchings 1226
60.Marc Gasol 1222
61.Chris Webber 1200
62.Bo Outlaw 1193
 Adonal Foyle 1193
64.Elmore Smith 1183
65.Sam Lacey 1160
 Dan Roundfield 1160
67.Bob McAdoo* 1147
68.Roy Hibbert 1146
69.Karl Malone* 1145
70.Horace Grant 1136
71.Charles Jones 1134
72.LaMarcus Aldridge 1123
73.Joe Barry Carroll 1121
74.P.J. Brown 1116
75.Rik Smits 1111
76.Brendan Haywood 1109
77.Antonio McDyess 1102
78.Bob Lanier* 1100
 Buck Williams 1100
80.Andrew Lang 1099
81.JaVale McGee 1094
82.Al Jefferson 1093
83.Andrew Bogut 1091
84.Ervin Johnson 1087
85.Thurl Bailey 1086
86.Rudy Gobert 1077
87.Mychal Thompson 1073
88.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
89.Derrick Coleman 1051
90.Jack Sikma* 1048
91.George Gervin* 1047
92.Robert Horry 1035
93.Bill Walton* 1034
94.Chris Dudley 1027
95.Darryl Dawkins 1023
96.Al Horford 1015
97.Rick Mahorn 1007
98.Hassan Whiteside 1004
99.Emeka Okafor 1003
100.Paul Millsap 1001
101.Chris Andersen 991
102.Mike Gminski 989
103.John Salley 983
104.Robin Lopez 979
105.LaSalle Thompson 972
106.LeBron James 965
 Bill Laimbeer 965
108.Kevin Durant 961
109.Andre Drummond 960
110.Scottie Pippen* 947
111.Rasho Nesterović 934
112.Sam Perkins 933
113.Chris Bosh 932
114.Chris Kaman 931
115.Antoine Carr 925
116.Yao Ming* 920
117.Raef LaFrentz 919
118.Sam Bowie 909
119.Shane Battier 906
120.Kendrick Perkins 903
121.Michael Jordan* 893
122.Lamar Odom 892
123.Antonio Davis 889
124.Charles Barkley* 888
 Vince Carter 888
126.Dwyane Wade 885
 Marcin Gortat 885
128.Roy Hinson 882
129.Marvin Webster 881
130.Derrick Favors 876
131.Joakim Noah 874
 Bismack Biyombo 874
133.Rony Seikaly 872
134.Joe Smith 868
135.James Edwards 867
136.Kenyon Martin 864
137.David West 850
138.Donyell Marshall 848
 Dave Corzine 848
140.Kurt Thomas 841
141.Danny Schayes 840
142.Amir Johnson 839
143.Taj Gibson 838
144.Joel Przybilla 836
145.Alex English* 833
146.Joe Meriweather 810
147.Alvan Adams 808
148.Tracy McGrady* 807
149.Jerome Kersey 799
150.Vin Baker 798
151.Clarence Weatherspoon 794
 Ben Poquette 794
153.Jon Koncak 791
154.Charles Smith 789
155.Darnell Hillman 782
156.Gar Heard 780
157.Jim Chones 774
158.Myles Turner 769
159.Duane Causwell 767
160.Oliver Miller 758
161.Larry Bird* 755
162.Pervis Ellison 752
 Danny Manning 752
 Ralph Sampson* 752
 Mike Green 752
166.Kevin Willis 750
 Randy Breuer 750
168.Rich Kelley 749
169.Paul Pierce 745
170.Dave Greenwood 736
171.Rudy Gay 734
172.Ron Harper 729
173.Michael Cage 725
174.Nenê Hilário 721
175.Clyde Drexler* 719
176.Clemon Johnson 717
177.Tony Battie 713
178.DeMarcus Cousins 709
179.Giannis Antetokounmpo 708
180.Michael Olowokandi 697
181.Kurt Nimphius 696
182.Jim McIlvaine 691
183.Kelvin Cato 685
184.Stromile Swift 683
185.Gerald Wallace 681
186.Christian Laettner 675
 Dennis Johnson* 675
188.Len Elmore 674
189.Bill Cartwright 668
190.Maurice Lucas 659
191.Andrew Bynum 657
192.Spencer Hawes 652
193.Olden Polynice 651
194.Terry Cummings 650
195.John Henson 642
 Dominique Wilkins* 642
197.Kobe Bryant* 640
198.Nazr Mohammed 639
199.Clifford Ray 638
 Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
201.Mickey Johnson 632
202.DeSagana Diop 630
203.Spencer Haywood* 629
204.Tom Chambers 627
205.James Worthy* 624
206.Kevin Kunnert 616
207.Darko Miličić 613
208.Derrick McKey 611
 Draymond Green 611
210.Armen Gilliam 607
211.Jamaal Magloire 603
212.Jonas Valančiūnas 597
213.Cliff Levingston 593
 Ronny Turiaf 593
215.Brad Miller 592
216.Tom Burleson 591
217.Greg Anderson 590
218.Kent Benson 586
219.James Johnson 583
220.Eddie Jones 580
 Andris Biedriņš 580
222.Andre Iguodala 579
223.Marvin Williams 577
224.Grant Hill* 576
225.Lorenzen Wright 572
226.Keon Clark 571
227.Orlando Woolridge 569
228.Carmelo Anthony 565
 Nikola Vučević 565
230.Brian Grant 561
231.Lonnie Shelton 559
232.Nate Thurmond* 553
233.Kermit Washington 550
 Danny Green 550
 Ed Davis 550
236.Luc Longley 549
 Chris Mullin* 549
238.A.C. Green 546
 Jawann Oldham 546
240.Steven Adams 541
 Rashard Lewis 541
242.Channing Frye 540
 Chris Morris 540
244.Aaron Williams 539
245.Karl-Anthony Towns 534
 Felton Spencer 534
247.Brian Skinner 532
 Dan Issel* 532
249.Joel Anthony 531
 Dennis Rodman* 531

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.Dwight Howard 2147
14.Ben Wallace 2137
15.Shawn Bradley 2119
16.Manute Bol 2086
17.George Johnson 2082
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.Serge Ibaka 1691
29.Kevin McHale* 1690
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.Brook Lopez 1437
42.DeAndre Jordan 1426
43.Mark West 1403
44.Erick Dampier 1398
45.Clifford Robinson 1390
46.Terry Tyler 1342
47.Tyson Chandler 1335
48.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
49.Anthony Davis 1295
50.Greg Ostertag 1293
 Julius Erving* 1293
52.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
53.Shawn Kemp 1279
54.Dale Davis 1270
55.James Donaldson 1267
56.Shawn Marion 1233
57.Harvey Catchings 1226
58.Marc Gasol 1222
59.Chris Webber 1200
60.Bo Outlaw 1193
 Adonal Foyle 1193
62.Elmore Smith 1183
63.Sam Lacey 1160
64.Bob McAdoo* 1147
65.Roy Hibbert 1146
66.Karl Malone* 1145
67.Horace Grant 1136
68.Charles Jones 1134
69.LaMarcus Aldridge 1123
70.Joe Barry Carroll 1121
71.Dan Roundfield 1117
72.P.J. Brown 1116
73.Rik Smits 1111
74.Brendan Haywood 1109
75.Antonio McDyess 1102
76.Buck Williams 1100
 Bob Lanier* 1100
78.Andrew Lang 1099
79.JaVale McGee 1094
80.Al Jefferson 1093
81.Andrew Bogut 1091
82.Ervin Johnson 1087
83.Thurl Bailey 1086
84.Rudy Gobert 1077
85.Mychal Thompson 1073
86.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
87.Derrick Coleman 1051
88.Jack Sikma* 1048
89.Robert Horry 1035
90.Bill Walton* 1034
91.Chris Dudley 1027
92.Darryl Dawkins 1023
93.Al Horford 1015
94.Rick Mahorn 1007
95.Hassan Whiteside 1004
96.Emeka Okafor 1003
97.Paul Millsap 1001
98.Chris Andersen 991
99.Mike Gminski 989
100.John Salley 983
101.Bobby Jones* 982
102.Robin Lopez 979
103.LaSalle Thompson 972
104.LeBron James 965
 Bill Laimbeer 965
106.Kevin Durant 961
107.Andre Drummond 960
108.Scottie Pippen* 947
109.Rasho Nesterović 934
110.Sam Perkins 933
111.Chris Bosh 932
112.Chris Kaman 931
113.Antoine Carr 925
114.Yao Ming* 920
115.Raef LaFrentz 919
116.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
 Vince Carter 888
124.Dwyane Wade 885
 Marcin Gortat 885
126.Roy Hinson 882
127.Derrick Favors 876
128.Bismack Biyombo 874
 Joakim Noah 874
130.Rony Seikaly 872
131.Joe Smith 868
132.James Edwards 867
133.Kenyon Martin 864
134.David West 850
135.Dave Corzine 848
 Donyell Marshall 848
137.Kurt Thomas 841
138.Danny Schayes 840
139.Amir Johnson 839
140.Taj Gibson 838
141.Joel Przybilla 836
142.Alex English* 833
143.Marvin Webster 829
144.Joe Meriweather 810
145.Alvan Adams 808
146.Tracy McGrady* 807
147.Jerome Kersey 799
148.Vin Baker 798
149.Ben Poquette 794
 Clarence Weatherspoon 794
151.Jon Koncak 791
152.Charles Smith 789
153.Gar Heard 780
154.Myles Turner 769
155.Duane Causwell 767
156.Oliver Miller 758
157.Larry Bird* 755
158.Pervis Ellison 752
 Danny Manning 752
 Ralph Sampson* 752
161.Kevin Willis 750
 Randy Breuer 750
163.Rich Kelley 749
164.Paul Pierce 745
165.Dave Greenwood 736
166.Rudy Gay 734
167.Ron Harper 729
168.Michael Cage 725
169.Nenê Hilário 721
170.Clyde Drexler* 719
171.Clemon Johnson 717
172.Tony Battie 713
173.DeMarcus Cousins 709
174.Giannis Antetokounmpo 708
175.Billy Paultz 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.Dennis Johnson* 675
 Christian Laettner 675
184.George Gervin* 670
185.Bill Cartwright 668
186.Andrew Bynum 657
187.Spencer Hawes 652
188.Olden Polynice 651
189.Terry Cummings 650
190.Jim Chones 643
191.Dominique Wilkins* 642
 John Henson 642
193.Kobe Bryant* 640
194.Nazr Mohammed 639
195.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
 Clifford Ray 638
197.Mickey Johnson 632
198.DeSagana Diop 630
199.Spencer Haywood* 629
200.Tom Chambers 627
201.James Worthy* 624
202.Kevin Kunnert 616
203.Darko Miličić 613
204.Draymond Green 611
 Derrick McKey 611
206.Armen Gilliam 607
207.Jamaal Magloire 603
208.Jonas Valančiūnas 597
209.Ronny Turiaf 593
 Cliff Levingston 593
211.Brad Miller 592
212.Tom Burleson 591
213.Greg Anderson 590
214.Kent Benson 586
215.James Johnson 583
216.Andris Biedriņš 580
 Eddie Jones 580
218.Andre Iguodala 579
219.Marvin Williams 577
220.Grant Hill* 576
221.Lorenzen Wright 572
222.Keon Clark 571
223.Orlando Woolridge 569
224.Carmelo Anthony 565
 Nikola Vučević 565
226.Brian Grant 561
227.Lonnie Shelton 559
228.Nate Thurmond* 553
229.Ed Davis 550
 Danny Green 550
 Kermit Washington 550
232.Luc Longley 549
 Chris Mullin* 549
234.Jawann Oldham 546
 A.C. Green 546
236.Rashard Lewis 541
 Steven Adams 541
238.Channing Frye 540
 Chris Morris 540
240.Aaron Williams 539
241.Maurice Lucas 538
242.Karl-Anthony Towns 534
 Felton Spencer 534
244.Brian Skinner 532
245.Joel Anthony 531
 Dennis Rodman* 531
247.Steve Johnson 530
 Jerami Grant 530
249.Nerlens Noel 529
250.Will Perdue 527