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 2180
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.Serge Ibaka 1718
30.Josh Smith 1713
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.Brook Lopez 1488
39.Alton Lister 1473
40.DeAndre Jordan 1461
 Andrei Kirilenko 1461
42.Rasheed Wallace 1460
43.Billy Paultz 1457
44.Hot Rod Williams 1456
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 1305
53.Greg Ostertag 1293
54.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
55.Shawn Kemp 1279
56.Dale Davis 1270
57.James Donaldson 1267
58.Marc Gasol 1249
59.Shawn Marion 1233
60.Harvey Catchings 1226
61.Chris Webber 1200
62.Bo Outlaw 1193
 Adonal Foyle 1193
64.Rudy Gobert 1190
65.Elmore Smith 1183
66.Sam Lacey 1160
 Dan Roundfield 1160
68.Bob McAdoo* 1147
69.Roy Hibbert 1146
70.Karl Malone* 1145
71.LaMarcus Aldridge 1140
72.Horace Grant 1136
73.Charles Jones 1134
74.Joe Barry Carroll 1121
75.JaVale McGee 1119
76.P.J. Brown 1116
77.Rik Smits 1111
78.Brendan Haywood 1109
79.Antonio McDyess 1102
80.Bob Lanier* 1100
 Buck Williams 1100
82.Andrew Lang 1099
83.Al Jefferson 1093
84.Andrew Bogut 1091
85.Ervin Johnson 1087
86.Thurl Bailey 1086
87.Mychal Thompson 1073
88.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
89.Derrick Coleman 1051
90.Jack Sikma* 1048
91.George Gervin* 1047
92.Hassan Whiteside 1040
93.Robert Horry 1035
94.Al Horford 1034
 Bill Walton* 1034
96.Chris Dudley 1027
97.Paul Millsap 1025
98.Darryl Dawkins 1023
99.Rick Mahorn 1007
100.Robin Lopez 1004
101.Emeka Okafor 1003
102.Chris Andersen 991
103.Mike Gminski 989
104.John Salley 983
105.LeBron James 981
106.Kevin Durant 972
 LaSalle Thompson 972
108.Andre Drummond 971
109.Bill Laimbeer 965
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.Derrick Favors 914
119.Sam Bowie 909
 Bismack Biyombo 909
121.Shane Battier 906
122.Kendrick Perkins 903
123.Michael Jordan* 893
124.Lamar Odom 892
125.Antonio Davis 889
126.Charles Barkley* 888
 Vince Carter 888
128.Dwyane Wade 885
 Marcin Gortat 885
130.Roy Hinson 882
131.Marvin Webster 881
132.Joakim Noah 874
133.Rony Seikaly 872
134.Taj Gibson 869
135.Joe Smith 868
136.James Edwards 867
137.Myles Turner 866
138.Kenyon Martin 864
139.David West 850
140.Donyell Marshall 848
 Dave Corzine 848
142.Kurt Thomas 841
143.Danny Schayes 840
144.Amir Johnson 839
145.Joel Przybilla 836
146.Alex English* 833
147.Joe Meriweather 810
148.Alvan Adams 808
149.Tracy McGrady* 807
150.Jerome Kersey 799
151.Vin Baker 798
152.Ben Poquette 794
 Clarence Weatherspoon 794
154.Jon Koncak 791
155.Charles Smith 789
156.Darnell Hillman 782
157.Gar Heard 780
158.Jim Chones 774
159.Duane Causwell 767
160.Oliver Miller 758
161.Larry Bird* 755
162.Pervis Ellison 752
 Ralph Sampson* 752
 Mike Green 752
 Giannis Antetokounmpo 752
 Danny Manning 752
167.Kevin Willis 750
 Rudy Gay 750
 Randy Breuer 750
170.Rich Kelley 749
171.Paul Pierce 745
172.Dave Greenwood 736
173.Ron Harper 729
174.Michael Cage 725
175.Nenê Hilário 721
176.Clyde Drexler* 719
177.Clemon Johnson 717
178.DeMarcus Cousins 715
179.Tony Battie 713
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.Dennis Johnson* 675
 Christian Laettner 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.Draymond Green 648
196.Dominique Wilkins* 642
 John Henson 642
198.Kobe Bryant* 640
199.Nazr Mohammed 639
200.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
 Clifford Ray 638
202.Mickey Johnson 632
203.DeSagana Diop 630
204.Spencer Haywood* 629
205.Tom Chambers 627
206.James Worthy* 624
207.Jonas Valančiūnas 622
208.Kevin Kunnert 616
209.Darko Miličić 613
210.Derrick McKey 611
211.Nerlens Noel 610
212.James Johnson 607
 Armen Gilliam 607
214.Jamaal Magloire 603
215.Clint Capela 602
216.Andre Iguodala 599
217.Nikola Vučević 596
218.Cliff Levingston 593
 Ronny Turiaf 593
220.Brad Miller 592
221.Tom Burleson 591
222.Greg Anderson 590
223.Carmelo Anthony 588
224.Danny Green 586
 Kent Benson 586
226.Eddie Jones 580
 Andris Biedriņš 580
228.Marvin Williams 577
229.Grant Hill* 576
230.Karl-Anthony Towns 573
231.Lorenzen Wright 572
232.Keon Clark 571
233.Orlando Woolridge 569
234.Steven Adams 566
235.Jerami Grant 563
236.Brian Grant 561
237.Lonnie Shelton 559
238.Ed Davis 557
239.Nate Thurmond* 553
240.Kristaps Porziņģis 550
 Kermit Washington 550
242.Luc Longley 549
 Chris Mullin* 549
244.Jawann Oldham 546
 A.C. Green 546
246.Rashard Lewis 541
247.Chris Morris 540
 Channing Frye 540
249.Aaron Williams 539
250.Mason Plumlee 535

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 2180
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.Serge Ibaka 1718
28.Josh Smith 1713
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.Brook Lopez 1488
38.Alton Lister 1473
39.Andrei Kirilenko 1461
 DeAndre Jordan 1461
41.Rasheed Wallace 1460
42.Hot Rod Williams 1456
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 1305
50.Greg Ostertag 1293
 Julius Erving* 1293
52.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
53.Shawn Kemp 1279
54.Dale Davis 1270
55.James Donaldson 1267
56.Marc Gasol 1249
57.Shawn Marion 1233
58.Harvey Catchings 1226
59.Chris Webber 1200
60.Bo Outlaw 1193
 Adonal Foyle 1193
62.Rudy Gobert 1190
63.Elmore Smith 1183
64.Sam Lacey 1160
65.Bob McAdoo* 1147
66.Roy Hibbert 1146
67.Karl Malone* 1145
68.LaMarcus Aldridge 1140
69.Horace Grant 1136
70.Charles Jones 1134
71.Joe Barry Carroll 1121
72.JaVale McGee 1119
73.Dan Roundfield 1117
74.P.J. Brown 1116
75.Rik Smits 1111
76.Brendan Haywood 1109
77.Antonio McDyess 1102
78.Buck Williams 1100
 Bob Lanier* 1100
80.Andrew Lang 1099
81.Al Jefferson 1093
82.Andrew Bogut 1091
83.Ervin Johnson 1087
84.Thurl Bailey 1086
85.Mychal Thompson 1073
86.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
87.Derrick Coleman 1051
88.Jack Sikma* 1048
89.Hassan Whiteside 1040
90.Robert Horry 1035
91.Bill Walton* 1034
 Al Horford 1034
93.Chris Dudley 1027
94.Paul Millsap 1025
95.Darryl Dawkins 1023
96.Rick Mahorn 1007
97.Robin Lopez 1004
98.Emeka Okafor 1003
99.Chris Andersen 991
100.Mike Gminski 989
101.John Salley 983
102.Bobby Jones* 982
103.LeBron James 981
104.LaSalle Thompson 972
 Kevin Durant 972
106.Andre Drummond 971
107.Bill Laimbeer 965
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.Derrick Favors 914
117.Sam Bowie 909
 Bismack Biyombo 909
119.Shane Battier 906
120.Kendrick Perkins 903
121.Michael Jordan* 893
122.Lamar Odom 892
123.Antonio Davis 889
124.Vince Carter 888
 Charles Barkley* 888
126.Dwyane Wade 885
 Marcin Gortat 885
128.Roy Hinson 882
129.Joakim Noah 874
130.Rony Seikaly 872
131.Taj Gibson 869
132.Joe Smith 868
133.James Edwards 867
134.Myles Turner 866
135.Kenyon Martin 864
136.David West 850
137.Donyell Marshall 848
 Dave Corzine 848
139.Kurt Thomas 841
140.Danny Schayes 840
141.Amir Johnson 839
142.Joel Przybilla 836
143.Alex English* 833
144.Marvin Webster 829
145.Joe Meriweather 810
146.Alvan Adams 808
147.Tracy McGrady* 807
148.Jerome Kersey 799
149.Vin Baker 798
150.Clarence Weatherspoon 794
 Ben Poquette 794
152.Jon Koncak 791
153.Charles Smith 789
154.Gar Heard 780
155.Duane Causwell 767
156.Oliver Miller 758
157.Larry Bird* 755
158.Giannis Antetokounmpo 752
 Pervis Ellison 752
 Danny Manning 752
 Ralph Sampson* 752
162.Randy Breuer 750
 Kevin Willis 750
 Rudy Gay 750
165.Rich Kelley 749
166.Paul Pierce 745
167.Dave Greenwood 736
168.Ron Harper 729
169.Michael Cage 725
170.Nenê Hilário 721
171.Clyde Drexler* 719
172.Clemon Johnson 717
173.DeMarcus Cousins 715
174.Tony Battie 713
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.Draymond Green 648
191.Jim Chones 643
192.John Henson 642
 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.Jonas Valančiūnas 622
204.Kevin Kunnert 616
205.Darko Miličić 613
206.Derrick McKey 611
207.Nerlens Noel 610
208.James Johnson 607
 Armen Gilliam 607
210.Jamaal Magloire 603
211.Clint Capela 602
212.Andre Iguodala 599
213.Nikola Vučević 596
214.Ronny Turiaf 593
 Cliff Levingston 593
216.Brad Miller 592
217.Tom Burleson 591
218.Greg Anderson 590
219.Carmelo Anthony 588
220.Kent Benson 586
 Danny Green 586
222.Eddie Jones 580
 Andris Biedriņš 580
224.Marvin Williams 577
225.Grant Hill* 576
226.Karl-Anthony Towns 573
227.Lorenzen Wright 572
228.Keon Clark 571
229.Orlando Woolridge 569
230.Steven Adams 566
231.Jerami Grant 563
232.Brian Grant 561
233.Lonnie Shelton 559
234.Ed Davis 557
235.Nate Thurmond* 553
236.Kristaps Porziņģis 550
 Kermit Washington 550
238.Luc Longley 549
 Chris Mullin* 549
240.A.C. Green 546
 Jawann Oldham 546
242.Rashard Lewis 541
243.Chris Morris 540
 Channing Frye 540
245.Aaron Williams 539
246.Maurice Lucas 538
247.Mason Plumlee 535
248.Felton Spencer 534
249.Brian Skinner 532
250.Dennis Rodman* 531
 Joel Anthony 531