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 1939
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. Serge Ibaka 1582
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. Terry Tyler 1342
47. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
48. DeAndre Jordan 1324
49. Tyson Chandler 1322
50. Bobby Jones 1319
51. Greg Ostertag 1293
52. Shawn Kemp 1279
53. Dale Davis 1270
54. Dirk Nowitzki 1268
55. James Donaldson 1267
56. Shawn Marion 1233
57. Harvey Catchings 1226
58. Chris Webber 1200
59. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 1193
61. Elmore Smith 1183
62. Brook Lopez 1162
63. Dan Roundfield 1160
  Sam Lacey 1160
65. Bob McAdoo* 1147
66. Roy Hibbert 1146
67. Karl Malone* 1145
68. Horace Grant 1136
69. Charles Jones 1134
70. Marc Gasol 1132
71. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
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. Al Jefferson 1093
80. Anthony Davis 1091
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. Emeka Okafor 1003
95. Chris Andersen 991
96. Mike Gminski 989
97. John Salley 983
98. LaMarcus Aldridge 975
99. LaSalle Thompson 972
100. Bill Laimbeer 965
101. Scottie Pippen* 947
102. Paul Millsap 944
103. Rasho Nesterovic 934
104. Sam Perkins 933
105. Chris Bosh 932
106. Chris Kaman 931
107. Antoine Carr 925
  JaVale McGee 925
109. Yao Ming* 920
110. Raef LaFrentz 919
111. LeBron James 912
112. Al Horford 910
113. Sam Bowie 909
114. Kevin Durant 907
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. Roy Hinson 882
  Marcin Gortat 882
123. Marvin Webster 881
124. Robin Lopez 880
125. Rony Seikaly 872
126. Joe Smith 868
127. James Edwards 867
128. Dwyane Wade 865
129. Kenyon Martin 864
130. Joakim Noah 852
131. David West 850
  Vince Carter 850
133. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
135. Kurt Thomas 841
136. Danny Schayes 840
137. Joel Przybilla 836
138. Amir Johnson 833
  Alex English* 833
140. Joe Meriweather 810
141. Alvan Adams 808
142. Tracy McGrady* 807
143. Rudy Gobert 804
144. Jerome Kersey 799
145. Vin Baker 798
146. Taj Gibson 795
147. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
149. Jon Koncak 791
150. Charles Smith 789
151. Bismack Biyombo 787
152. Darnell Hillman 782
153. Andre Drummond 781
154. Gar Heard 780
155. Jim Chones 774
156. Duane Causwell 767
157. Derrick Favors 764
158. Oliver Miller 758
159. Larry Bird* 755
160. Hassan Whiteside 754
161. Danny Manning 752
  Mike Green 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. Clyde Drexler* 719
173. Clemon Johnson 717
174. Tony Battie 713
175. Nene Hilario 712
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. Rudy Gay 678
183. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
185. Len Elmore 674
186. Bill Cartwright 668
187. Maurice Lucas 659
188. Andrew Bynum 657
189. DeMarcus Cousins 654
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. 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. Andris Biedrins 580
  Eddie Jones 580
217. Giannis Antetokounmpo 577
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. Nate Thurmond* 553
225. Kermit Washington 550
226. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
228. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
230. Rashard Lewis 541
231. Chris Morris 540
232. Aaron Williams 539
233. Channing Frye 538
234. Draymond Green 536
235. Felton Spencer 534
236. Andre Iguodala 532
  Dan Issel* 532
  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 Johnson 521
  James Bailey 521
250. Coby Dietrick 520
  Marvin Williams 520

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 1939
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. Serge Ibaka 1582
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. Terry Tyler 1342
45. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
46. DeAndre Jordan 1324
47. Tyson Chandler 1322
48. Greg Ostertag 1293
  Julius Erving* 1293
50. Shawn Kemp 1279
51. Dale Davis 1270
52. Dirk Nowitzki 1268
53. James Donaldson 1267
54. Shawn Marion 1233
55. Harvey Catchings 1226
56. Chris Webber 1200
57. Adonal Foyle 1193
  Bo Outlaw 1193
59. Elmore Smith 1183
60. Brook Lopez 1162
61. Sam Lacey 1160
62. Bob McAdoo* 1147
63. Roy Hibbert 1146
64. Karl Malone* 1145
65. Horace Grant 1136
66. Charles Jones 1134
67. Marc Gasol 1132
68. Joe Barry Carroll 1121
69. Dan Roundfield 1117
70. P.J. Brown 1116
71. Rik Smits 1111
72. Brendan Haywood 1109
73. Antonio McDyess 1102
74. Buck Williams 1100
  Bob Lanier* 1100
76. Andrew Lang 1099
77. Al Jefferson 1093
78. Anthony Davis 1091
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. Emeka Okafor 1003
92. Chris Andersen 991
93. Mike Gminski 989
94. John Salley 983
95. Bobby Jones 982
96. LaMarcus Aldridge 975
97. LaSalle Thompson 972
98. Bill Laimbeer 965
99. Scottie Pippen* 947
100. Paul Millsap 944
101. Rasho Nesterovic 934
102. Sam Perkins 933
103. Chris Bosh 932
104. Chris Kaman 931
105. Antoine Carr 925
  JaVale McGee 925
107. Yao Ming* 920
108. Raef LaFrentz 919
109. LeBron James 912
110. Al Horford 910
111. Sam Bowie 909
112. Kevin Durant 907
113. Shane Battier 906
114. Kendrick Perkins 903
115. Michael Jordan* 893
116. Lamar Odom 892
117. Antonio Davis 889
118. Charles Barkley* 888
119. Marcin Gortat 882
  Roy Hinson 882
121. Robin Lopez 880
122. Rony Seikaly 872
123. Joe Smith 868
124. James Edwards 867
125. Dwyane Wade 865
126. Kenyon Martin 864
127. Joakim Noah 852
128. David West 850
  Vince Carter 850
130. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
132. Kurt Thomas 841
133. Danny Schayes 840
134. Joel Przybilla 836
135. Amir Johnson 833
  Alex English* 833
137. Marvin Webster 829
138. Joe Meriweather 810
139. Alvan Adams 808
140. Tracy McGrady* 807
141. Rudy Gobert 804
142. Jerome Kersey 799
143. Vin Baker 798
144. Taj Gibson 795
145. Clarence Weatherspoon 794
  Ben Poquette 794
147. Jon Koncak 791
148. Charles Smith 789
149. Bismack Biyombo 787
150. Andre Drummond 781
151. Gar Heard 780
152. Duane Causwell 767
153. Derrick Favors 764
154. Oliver Miller 758
155. Larry Bird* 755
156. Hassan Whiteside 754
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. Clyde Drexler* 719
168. Clemon Johnson 717
169. Tony Battie 713
170. Nene Hilario 712
171. 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. Rudy Gay 678
179. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
181. George Gervin* 670
182. Bill Cartwright 668
183. Andrew Bynum 657
184. DeMarcus Cousins 654
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. 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. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
213. Giannis Antetokounmpo 577
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. Nate Thurmond* 553
221. Kermit Washington 550
222. Luc Longley 549
  Chris Mullin* 549
224. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
226. Rashard Lewis 541
227. Chris Morris 540
228. Aaron Williams 539
229. Channing Frye 538
  Maurice Lucas 538
231. Draymond Green 536
232. Felton Spencer 534
233. Andre Iguodala 532
  Brian Skinner 532
235. Dennis Rodman* 531
  Joel Anthony 531
237. Steve Johnson 530
238. Carmelo Anthony 527
  Will Perdue 527
240. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
242. Michael Cooper 523
243. Metta World Peace 522
244. James Bailey 521
  James Johnson 521
246. Marvin Williams 520
247. Ed Davis 518
  Eddie Griffin 518
249. 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. Don Buse 66
  Rich Jones 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. 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
  Bill Melchionni 20
  George Karl 20
  Donald Washington 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. Willie Long 13
  Charles Jordan 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
  John Beasley 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Claude Terry 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
126. Goose Ligon 9
  Wilbert Robinson 9
  Ticky Burden 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. Larry Finch 7
  Joe Reaves 7
  Wendell Ladner 7
140. Terry Driscoll 6
  Oliver Taylor 6
  Lloyd Batts 6
  Larry Miller 6
  Paul Stovall 6
  Billy Harris 6
  Harry Rogers 6
147. William Franklin 5
  Dennis Wuycik 5
  Joby Wright 5
  Joe Hamilton 5
  Jimmy Conner 5
  Monte Towe 5
153. George Lehmann 4
  Hank Williams 4
  Stan Love 4
  Collis Temple 4
157. Jerry Chambers 3
  Rick Darnell 3
  Sam Cash 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Wali Jones 3
  Jimmie Baker 3
  George Bucci 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. 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
  Skeeter Swift 0
  Billy James 0
  Jerry Pender 0
  Clyde Dickey 0
  Wayne Pack 0
  Art Williams 0
  Skip Wise 0
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