NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Blocks

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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.Dwight Howard 2120
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.Pau Gasol 1941
 Julius Erving* 1941
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.Serge Ibaka 1663
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.Mark West 1403
44.Erick Dampier 1398
45.DeAndre Jordan 1396
46.Clifford Robinson 1390
47.Brook Lopez 1384
48.Terry Tyler 1342
49.Tyson Chandler 1335
50.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
51.Bobby Jones* 1319
52.Greg Ostertag 1293
53.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
54.Shawn Kemp 1279
55.Dale Davis 1270
56.James Donaldson 1267
57.Shawn Marion 1233
58.Anthony Davis 1230
59.Harvey Catchings 1226
60.Chris Webber 1200
61.Adonal Foyle 1193
 Bo Outlaw 1193
63.Marc Gasol 1191
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.Joe Barry Carroll 1121
73.P.J. Brown 1116
74.Rik Smits 1111
75.Brendan Haywood 1109
76.LaMarcus Aldridge 1106
77.Antonio McDyess 1102
78.Bob Lanier* 1100
 Buck Williams 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.JaVale McGee 1064
87.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
88.Derrick Coleman 1051
89.Jack Sikma* 1048
90.George Gervin* 1047
91.Robert Horry 1035
92.Bill Walton* 1034
93.Chris Dudley 1027
94.Darryl Dawkins 1023
95.Rick Mahorn 1007
96.Emeka Okafor 1003
97.Rudy Gobert 996
98.Al Horford 992
99.Chris Andersen 991
100.Mike Gminski 989
 Paul Millsap 989
102.John Salley 983
103.LaSalle Thompson 972
104.Bill Laimbeer 965
105.Robin Lopez 961
106.Hassan Whiteside 952
107.Scottie Pippen* 947
108.LeBron James 943
109.Kevin Durant 941
110.Rasho Nesterović 934
111.Sam Perkins 933
112.Chris Bosh 932
113.Chris Kaman 931
114.Andre Drummond 930
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
125.Vince Carter 887
126.Dwyane Wade 885
 Marcin Gortat 885
128.Roy Hinson 882
129.Marvin Webster 881
130.Joakim Noah 873
131.Rony Seikaly 872
132.Joe Smith 868
133.James Edwards 867
134.Kenyon Martin 864
135.David West 850
136.Derrick Favors 849
137.Dave Corzine 848
 Donyell Marshall 848
139.Kurt Thomas 841
140.Bismack Biyombo 840
 Danny Schayes 840
142.Amir Johnson 839
143.Joel Przybilla 836
144.Alex English* 833
145.Taj Gibson 831
146.Joe Meriweather 810
147.Alvan Adams 808
148.Tracy McGrady* 807
149.Jerome Kersey 799
150.Vin Baker 798
151.Ben Poquette 794
 Clarence Weatherspoon 794
153.Jon Koncak 791
154.Charles Smith 789
155.Darnell Hillman 782
156.Gar Heard 780
157.Jim Chones 774
158.Duane Causwell 767
159.Oliver Miller 758
160.Larry Bird* 755
161.Mike Green 752
 Ralph Sampson* 752
 Pervis Ellison 752
 Danny Manning 752
165.Kevin Willis 750
 Randy Breuer 750
167.Rich Kelley 749
168.Paul Pierce 745
169.Dave Greenwood 736
170.Ron Harper 729
171.Michael Cage 725
172.Nenê Hilário 721
173.Clyde Drexler* 719
174.Clemon Johnson 717
175.Tony Battie 713
176.Rudy Gay 711
177.Michael Olowokandi 697
 DeMarcus Cousins 697
179.Kurt Nimphius 696
180.Jim McIlvaine 691
181.Kelvin Cato 685
182.Stromile Swift 683
183.Gerald Wallace 681
184.Giannis Antetokounmpo 677
185.Christian Laettner 675
 Dennis Johnson* 675
187.Len Elmore 674
188.Bill Cartwright 668
189.Myles Turner 662
190.Maurice Lucas 659
191.Andrew Bynum 657
192.Spencer Hawes 652
193.Olden Polynice 651
194.Terry Cummings 650
195.Dominique Wilkins* 642
196.Kobe Bryant 640
197.Nazr Mohammed 639
198.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
 Clifford Ray 638
200.John Henson 636
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
209.Draymond Green 609
210.Armen Gilliam 607
211.Jamaal Magloire 603
212.Ronny Turiaf 593
 Cliff Levingston 593
214.Brad Miller 592
215.Tom Burleson 591
216.Greg Anderson 590
217.Kent Benson 586
218.Eddie Jones 580
 Andris Biedriņš 580
220.Grant Hill* 576
221.Lorenzen Wright 572
222.Keon Clark 571
 Jonas Valančiūnas 571
224.Orlando Woolridge 569
 Marvin Williams 569
226.Brian Grant 561
227.Lonnie Shelton 559
228.James Johnson 555
229.Nate Thurmond* 553
 Andre Iguodala 553
231.Kermit Washington 550
 Nikola Vučević 550
233.Chris Mullin* 549
 Luc Longley 549
235.Jawann Oldham 546
 Carmelo Anthony 546
 A.C. Green 546
238.Ed Davis 544
239.Rashard Lewis 541
240.Channing Frye 540
 Chris Morris 540
242.Aaron Williams 539
243.Felton Spencer 534
244.Dan Issel* 532
 Brian Skinner 532
246.Joel Anthony 531
 Danny Green 531
 Dennis Rodman* 531
249.Steve Johnson 530
250.Will Perdue 527

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.Ben Wallace 2137
14.Dwight Howard 2120
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.Kevin McHale* 1690
29.Serge Ibaka 1663
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.Mark West 1403
42.Erick Dampier 1398
43.DeAndre Jordan 1396
44.Clifford Robinson 1390
45.Brook Lopez 1384
46.Terry Tyler 1342
47.Tyson Chandler 1335
48.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
49.Greg Ostertag 1293
 Julius Erving* 1293
51.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
52.Shawn Kemp 1279
53.Dale Davis 1270
54.James Donaldson 1267
55.Shawn Marion 1233
56.Anthony Davis 1230
57.Harvey Catchings 1226
58.Chris Webber 1200
59.Adonal Foyle 1193
 Bo Outlaw 1193
61.Marc Gasol 1191
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.Joe Barry Carroll 1121
70.Dan Roundfield 1117
71.P.J. Brown 1116
72.Rik Smits 1111
73.Brendan Haywood 1109
74.LaMarcus Aldridge 1106
75.Antonio McDyess 1102
76.Buck Williams 1100
 Bob Lanier* 1100
78.Andrew Lang 1099
79.Al Jefferson 1093
80.Andrew Bogut 1091
81.Ervin Johnson 1087
82.Thurl Bailey 1086
83.Mychal Thompson 1073
84.JaVale McGee 1064
85.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
86.Derrick Coleman 1051
87.Jack Sikma* 1048
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.Rudy Gobert 996
95.Al Horford 992
96.Chris Andersen 991
97.Mike Gminski 989
 Paul Millsap 989
99.John Salley 983
100.Bobby Jones* 982
101.LaSalle Thompson 972
102.Bill Laimbeer 965
103.Robin Lopez 961
104.Hassan Whiteside 952
105.Scottie Pippen* 947
106.LeBron James 943
107.Kevin Durant 941
108.Rasho Nesterović 934
109.Sam Perkins 933
110.Chris Bosh 932
111.Chris Kaman 931
112.Andre Drummond 930
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
123.Vince Carter 887
124.Dwyane Wade 885
 Marcin Gortat 885
126.Roy Hinson 882
127.Joakim Noah 873
128.Rony Seikaly 872
129.Joe Smith 868
130.James Edwards 867
131.Kenyon Martin 864
132.David West 850
133.Derrick Favors 849
134.Donyell Marshall 848
 Dave Corzine 848
136.Kurt Thomas 841
137.Bismack Biyombo 840
 Danny Schayes 840
139.Amir Johnson 839
140.Joel Przybilla 836
141.Alex English* 833
142.Taj Gibson 831
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.Clarence Weatherspoon 794
 Ben Poquette 794
151.Jon Koncak 791
152.Charles Smith 789
153.Gar Heard 780
154.Duane Causwell 767
155.Oliver Miller 758
156.Larry Bird* 755
157.Danny Manning 752
 Ralph Sampson* 752
 Pervis Ellison 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.Nenê Hilário 721
168.Clyde Drexler* 719
169.Clemon Johnson 717
170.Tony Battie 713
171.Rudy Gay 711
172.Billy Paultz 706
173.DeMarcus Cousins 697
 Michael Olowokandi 697
175.Kurt Nimphius 696
176.Jim McIlvaine 691
177.Kelvin Cato 685
178.Stromile Swift 683
179.Gerald Wallace 681
180.Giannis Antetokounmpo 677
181.Dennis Johnson* 675
 Christian Laettner 675
183.George Gervin* 670
184.Bill Cartwright 668
185.Myles Turner 662
186.Andrew Bynum 657
187.Spencer Hawes 652
188.Olden Polynice 651
189.Terry Cummings 650
190.Jim Chones 643
191.Dominique Wilkins* 642
192.Kobe Bryant 640
193.Nazr Mohammed 639
194.Clifford Ray 638
 Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
196.John Henson 636
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.Derrick McKey 611
205.Draymond Green 609
206.Armen Gilliam 607
207.Jamaal Magloire 603
208.Cliff Levingston 593
 Ronny Turiaf 593
210.Brad Miller 592
211.Tom Burleson 591
212.Greg Anderson 590
213.Kent Benson 586
214.Eddie Jones 580
 Andris Biedriņš 580
216.Grant Hill* 576
217.Lorenzen Wright 572
218.Keon Clark 571
 Jonas Valančiūnas 571
220.Marvin Williams 569
 Orlando Woolridge 569
222.Brian Grant 561
223.Lonnie Shelton 559
224.James Johnson 555
225.Andre Iguodala 553
 Nate Thurmond* 553
227.Nikola Vučević 550
 Kermit Washington 550
229.Luc Longley 549
 Chris Mullin* 549
231.Carmelo Anthony 546
 A.C. Green 546
 Jawann Oldham 546
234.Ed Davis 544
235.Rashard Lewis 541
236.Chris Morris 540
 Channing Frye 540
238.Aaron Williams 539
239.Maurice Lucas 538
240.Felton Spencer 534
241.Brian Skinner 532
242.Danny Green 531
 Joel Anthony 531
 Dennis Rodman* 531
245.Steve Johnson 530
246.Will Perdue 527
247.Marques Johnson 525
 Tyrus Thomas 525
249.Michael Cooper 523
 Karl-Anthony Towns 523