NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Blocks

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

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. Kevin Garnett 2037
20. Larry Nance 2027
21. Dwight Howard 1980
22. Theo Ratliff 1968
23. Julius Erving* 1941
24. Pau Gasol 1893
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 1482
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 1299
50. Greg Ostertag 1293
51. Shawn Kemp 1279
52. Dale Davis 1270
53. James Donaldson 1267
54. DeAndre Jordan 1247
55. Dirk Nowitzki 1239
56. Shawn Marion 1233
57. Harvey Catchings 1226
58. Chris Webber 1200
59. Adonal Foyle 1193
  Bo Outlaw 1193
61. Elmore Smith 1183
62. Sam Lacey 1160
  Dan Roundfield 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. Buck Williams 1100
  Bob Lanier* 1100
76. Andrew Lang 1099
77. Ervin Johnson 1087
78. Thurl Bailey 1086
79. Andrew Bogut 1083
80. Al Jefferson 1081
81. Mychal Thompson 1073
82. Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
83. Derrick Coleman 1051
84. Jack Sikma 1048
85. George Gervin* 1047
86. Marc Gasol 1036
87. Robert Horry 1035
88. Bill Walton* 1034
89. Chris Dudley 1027
90. Darryl Dawkins 1023
  Brook Lopez 1023
92. Rick Mahorn 1007
93. Chris Andersen 991
94. Mike Gminski 989
95. John Salley 983
96. Emeka Okafor 978
97. LaSalle Thompson 972
98. Bill Laimbeer 965
99. Scottie Pippen* 947
100. Rasho Nesterovic 934
101. Sam Perkins 933
102. Chris Bosh 932
103. Chris Kaman 931
104. Antoine Carr 925
105. Yao Ming* 920
106. Raef LaFrentz 919
107. Sam Bowie 909
108. Shane Battier 906
109. Kendrick Perkins 903
110. Michael Jordan* 893
111. Lamar Odom 892
112. Antonio Davis 889
113. Paul Millsap 888
  Charles Barkley* 888
115. Roy Hinson 882
116. Marvin Webster 881
117. LaMarcus Aldridge 878
118. Anthony Davis 874
119. Rony Seikaly 872
120. Joe Smith 868
121. James Edwards 867
  LeBron James 867
123. Kenyon Martin 864
124. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
126. Joakim Noah 842
127. Kurt Thomas 841
128. Danny Schayes 840
129. Joel Przybilla 836
130. Marcin Gortat 835
  Robin Lopez 835
132. Alex English* 833
133. Dwyane Wade 828
134. Vince Carter 827
  Al Horford 827
136. David West 826
137. Kevin Durant 818
138. Joe Meriweather 810
139. Amir Johnson 809
140. Alvan Adams 808
141. Tracy McGrady* 807
142. JaVale McGee 801
143. Jerome Kersey 799
144. Vin Baker 798
145. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
147. Jon Koncak 791
148. Charles Smith 789
149. Darnell Hillman 782
150. Gar Heard 780
151. Jim Chones 774
152. Duane Causwell 767
153. Oliver Miller 758
154. Larry Bird* 755
155. Mike Green 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
159. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
161. Rich Kelley 749
162. Paul Pierce 745
  Taj Gibson 745
164. Dave Greenwood 736
165. Ron Harper 729
166. Bismack Biyombo 726
167. Michael Cage 725
168. Clyde Drexler* 719
169. Clemon Johnson 717
170. Tony Battie 713
171. Nene Hilario 701
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. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
180. Len Elmore 674
181. Bill Cartwright 668
182. Derrick Favors 666
183. Maurice Lucas 659
184. Andrew Bynum 657
185. Spencer Hawes 652
186. Olden Polynice 651
187. Terry Cummings 650
188. DeMarcus Cousins 647
189. Dominique Wilkins* 642
190. Kobe Bryant 640
191. Nazr Mohammed 639
192. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
  Clifford Ray 638
  Rudy Gay 638
195. Andre Drummond 632
  Mickey Johnson 632
197. DeSagana Diop 630
198. Spencer Haywood* 629
199. Tom Chambers 627
200. Rudy Gobert 626
201. James Worthy* 624
202. Hassan Whiteside 622
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. Greg Anderson 590
213. Kent Benson 586
214. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
216. 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. Kermit Washington 550
224. Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
226. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
228. John Henson 545
229. Rashard Lewis 541
230. Chris Morris 540
231. Aaron Williams 539
232. Felton Spencer 534
233. Dan Issel* 532
  Brian Skinner 532
235. Dennis Rodman* 531
  Joel Anthony 531
237. Steve Johnson 530
  Channing Frye 530
239. Will Perdue 527
240. Marques Johnson 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
242. Michael Cooper 523
243. Metta World Peace 522
244. James Bailey 521
245. Coby Dietrick 520
246. Eddie Griffin 518
247. Truck Robinson 510
  Jim Brewer 510
  Boris Diaw 510
250. David Thompson* 509

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. Kevin Garnett 2037
18. Larry Nance 2027
19. Dwight Howard 1980
20. Theo Ratliff 1968
21. Pau Gasol 1893
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. Caldwell Jones 1517
36. Serge Ibaka 1482
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 1299
47. Greg Ostertag 1293
  Julius Erving* 1293
49. Shawn Kemp 1279
50. Dale Davis 1270
51. James Donaldson 1267
52. DeAndre Jordan 1247
53. Dirk Nowitzki 1239
54. Shawn Marion 1233
55. Harvey Catchings 1226
56. Chris Webber 1200
57. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 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. Buck Williams 1100
  Bob Lanier* 1100
74. Andrew Lang 1099
75. Ervin Johnson 1087
76. Thurl Bailey 1086
77. Andrew Bogut 1083
78. Al Jefferson 1081
79. Mychal Thompson 1073
80. Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
81. Derrick Coleman 1051
82. Jack Sikma 1048
83. Marc Gasol 1036
84. Robert Horry 1035
85. Bill Walton* 1034
86. Chris Dudley 1027
87. Darryl Dawkins 1023
  Brook Lopez 1023
89. Rick Mahorn 1007
90. Chris Andersen 991
91. Mike Gminski 989
92. John Salley 983
93. Bobby Jones 982
94. Emeka Okafor 978
95. LaSalle Thompson 972
96. Bill Laimbeer 965
97. Scottie Pippen* 947
98. Rasho Nesterovic 934
99. Sam Perkins 933
100. Chris Bosh 932
101. Chris Kaman 931
102. Antoine Carr 925
103. Yao Ming* 920
104. Raef LaFrentz 919
105. Sam Bowie 909
106. Shane Battier 906
107. Kendrick Perkins 903
108. Michael Jordan* 893
109. Lamar Odom 892
110. Antonio Davis 889
111. Paul Millsap 888
  Charles Barkley* 888
113. Roy Hinson 882
114. LaMarcus Aldridge 878
115. Anthony Davis 874
116. Rony Seikaly 872
117. Joe Smith 868
118. James Edwards 867
  LeBron James 867
120. Kenyon Martin 864
121. Dave Corzine 848
  Donyell Marshall 848
123. Joakim Noah 842
124. Kurt Thomas 841
125. Danny Schayes 840
126. Joel Przybilla 836
127. Robin Lopez 835
  Marcin Gortat 835
129. Alex English* 833
130. Marvin Webster 829
131. Dwyane Wade 828
132. Vince Carter 827
  Al Horford 827
134. David West 826
135. Kevin Durant 818
136. Joe Meriweather 810
137. Amir Johnson 809
138. Alvan Adams 808
139. Tracy McGrady* 807
140. JaVale McGee 801
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. Duane Causwell 767
149. Oliver Miller 758
150. Larry Bird* 755
151. Ralph Sampson* 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
154. Randy Breuer 750
  Kevin Willis 750
156. Rich Kelley 749
157. Paul Pierce 745
  Taj Gibson 745
159. Dave Greenwood 736
160. Ron Harper 729
161. Bismack Biyombo 726
162. Michael Cage 725
163. Clyde Drexler* 719
164. Clemon Johnson 717
165. Tony Battie 713
166. Billy Paultz 706
167. Nene Hilario 701
168. Michael Olowokandi 697
169. Kurt Nimphius 696
170. Jim McIlvaine 691
171. Kelvin Cato 685
172. Stromile Swift 683
173. Gerald Wallace 681
174. Dennis Johnson* 675
  Christian Laettner 675
176. George Gervin* 670
177. Bill Cartwright 668
178. Derrick Favors 666
179. Andrew Bynum 657
180. Spencer Hawes 652
181. Olden Polynice 651
182. Terry Cummings 650
183. DeMarcus Cousins 647
184. Jim Chones 643
185. Dominique Wilkins* 642
186. Kobe Bryant 640
187. Nazr Mohammed 639
188. Rudy Gay 638
  Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
191. Mickey Johnson 632
  Andre Drummond 632
193. DeSagana Diop 630
194. Spencer Haywood* 629
195. Tom Chambers 627
196. Rudy Gobert 626
197. James Worthy* 624
198. Hassan Whiteside 622
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. Greg Anderson 590
209. Kent Benson 586
210. Andris Biedrins 580
  Eddie Jones 580
212. Grant Hill 576
213. Lorenzen Wright 572
214. Keon Clark 571
215. Orlando Woolridge 569
216. Brian Grant 561
217. Lonnie Shelton 559
218. Nate Thurmond* 553
219. Kermit Washington 550
220. Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
222. Jawann Oldham 546
  A.C. Green 546
224. John Henson 545
225. Rashard Lewis 541
226. Chris Morris 540
227. Aaron Williams 539
228. Maurice Lucas 538
229. Felton Spencer 534
230. Brian Skinner 532
231. Joel Anthony 531
  Dennis Rodman* 531
233. Steve Johnson 530
  Channing Frye 530
235. Will Perdue 527
236. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
238. Michael Cooper 523
239. Metta World Peace 522
240. James Bailey 521
241. Eddie Griffin 518
242. Boris Diaw 510
  Truck Robinson 510
  Jim Brewer 510
245. Mark Blount 508
246. Brad Lohaus 503
247. Otis Thorpe 501
248. Wayman Tisdale 500
  Tayshaun Prince 500
250. Sean Rooks 499

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. Al Skinner 63
  Ted McClain 63
  Johnny Neumann 63
  Mike Jackson 63
53. Jim Bradley 62
54. Willie Wise 59
  George Adams 59
56. Ralph Simpson 54
57. Bob Netolicky 52
  Marvin Webster 52
  Billy Knight 52
60. Travis Grant 51
61. James Silas 49
62. George Carter 48
63. Mel Bennett 47
  Fatty Taylor 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. Stew Johnson 40
  Cincinnatus Powell 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. Bob Warren 28
  George Irvine 28
85. Bo Lamar 27
  Ed Manning 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. Dave Twardzik 22
  Steve Jones 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. Simmie Hill 16
  Mack Calvin 16
  Johnny Baum 16
  Aulcie Perry 16
111. Chuck Terry 14
  Mike D'Antoni 14
113. Glen Combs 13
  Charles Jordan 13
  Willie Long 13
116. Patrick McFarland 12
  Al Smith 12
118. Bill Keller 11
119. Steve Green 10
  Henry Ward 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
  John Beasley 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Claude Terry 10
  Fly Williams 10
126. Darrell Elston 9
  Ronnie Robinson 9
  Don Adams 9
  Jimmy Foster 9
  Mike Flynn 9
  Wilbert Robinson 9
  Ticky Burden 9
  Goose Ligon 9
134. Allen Murphy 8
  Rudy Hackett 8
  Rick Mount 8
137. Wendell Ladner 7
  Joe Reaves 7
  Larry Finch 7
140. Lloyd Batts 6
  Oliver Taylor 6
  Larry Miller 6
  Paul Stovall 6
  Billy Harris 6
  Harry Rogers 6
  Terry Driscoll 6
147. William Franklin 5
  Dennis Wuycik 5
  Joby Wright 5
  Jimmy Conner 5
  Monte Towe 5
  Joe Hamilton 5
153. Hank Williams 4
  Stan Love 4
  Collis Temple 4
  George Lehmann 4
157. Rick Darnell 3
  Sam Cash 3
  Wali Jones 3
  Jimmie Baker 3
  George Bucci 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Jerry Chambers 3
164. Flynn Robinson 2
  Bob Nash 2
  Allan Bristow 2
  Dwaine Dillard 2
  Bob Arnzen 2
  Ron King 2
170. Tom Ingelsby 1
  Mo Layton 1
  Gary Gregor 1
  Bill Higgins 1
  Nathaniel Barnett 1
  Kenneth Gardner 1
176. 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
  Bernie Fryer 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
  Larry Cannon 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Bernie Williams 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
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