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. Theo Ratliff 1968
22. Julius Erving* 1941
23. Dwight Howard 1916
24. Moses Malone* 1889
25. Pau Gasol 1847
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. Alton Lister 1473
38. Andrei Kirilenko 1461
39. Rasheed Wallace 1460
40. Billy Paultz 1457
41. Hot Rod Williams 1456
42. Serge Ibaka 1424
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. Greg Ostertag 1293
50. Shawn Kemp 1279
51. Tyson Chandler 1277
52. Dale Davis 1270
53. James Donaldson 1267
54. Shawn Marion 1233
55. Harvey Catchings 1226
56. Dirk Nowitzki 1218
57. DeAndre Jordan 1206
58. Chris Webber 1200
59. Bo Outlaw 1193
  Adonal Foyle 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. Mychal Thompson 1073
80. Al Jefferson 1070
  Andrew Bogut 1070
82. Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
83. Derrick Coleman 1051
84. Jack Sikma 1048
85. George Gervin* 1047
86. Robert Horry 1035
87. Bill Walton* 1034
88. Chris Dudley 1027
89. Darryl Dawkins 1023
90. Rick Mahorn 1007
91. Chris Andersen 991
92. Mike Gminski 989
93. John Salley 983
94. Emeka Okafor 978
95. Brook Lopez 972
  LaSalle Thompson 972
97. Marc Gasol 971
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. Charles Barkley* 888
114. Roy Hinson 882
115. Marvin Webster 881
116. Rony Seikaly 872
117. Joe Smith 868
  Paul Millsap 868
119. James Edwards 867
120. Kenyon Martin 864
121. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
123. Kurt Thomas 841
124. Joakim Noah 840
  Danny Schayes 840
126. Joel Przybilla 836
127. Alex English* 833
128. LaMarcus Aldridge 827
129. LeBron James 817
130. Joe Meriweather 810
  Vince Carter 810
132. Alvan Adams 808
133. Tracy McGrady* 807
134. Dwyane Wade 800
  Marcin Gortat 800
136. Jerome Kersey 799
137. Vin Baker 798
138. Robin Lopez 796
139. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
141. Anthony Davis 793
142. Jon Koncak 791
143. Charles Smith 789
144. Al Horford 783
145. Amir Johnson 782
  Darnell Hillman 782
147. Gar Heard 780
148. JaVale McGee 778
149. David West 775
150. Jim Chones 774
151. Duane Causwell 767
152. Oliver Miller 758
153. Larry Bird* 755
154. Mike Green 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
  Pervis Ellison 752
  Danny Manning 752
158. Kevin Willis 750
  Randy Breuer 750
160. Rich Kelley 749
161. Paul Pierce 745
162. Kevin Durant 738
163. Dave Greenwood 736
164. Ron Harper 729
165. Michael Cage 725
166. Clyde Drexler* 719
167. Clemon Johnson 717
168. Tony Battie 713
169. Taj Gibson 710
170. Michael Olowokandi 697
171. Kurt Nimphius 696
172. Nene Hilario 692
173. Jim McIlvaine 691
174. Kelvin Cato 685
175. Stromile Swift 683
176. Gerald Wallace 681
177. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
179. Len Elmore 674
180. Bill Cartwright 668
181. Bismack Biyombo 667
182. Maurice Lucas 659
183. Andrew Bynum 657
184. Spencer Hawes 652
185. Olden Polynice 651
186. Terry Cummings 650
187. Dominique Wilkins* 642
188. Kobe Bryant 640
189. Nazr Mohammed 639
190. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
  Clifford Ray 638
192. Mickey Johnson 632
193. DeSagana Diop 630
194. Spencer Haywood* 629
195. Tom Chambers 627
196. Derrick Favors 625
197. James Worthy* 624
198. Rudy Gay 616
  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. Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
  Andre Drummond 580
213. Rudy Gobert 579
214. DeMarcus Cousins 577
215. Grant Hill 576
216. Lorenzen Wright 572
217. Keon Clark 571
218. Orlando Woolridge 569
219. Hassan Whiteside 568
220. Brian Grant 561
221. Lonnie Shelton 559
222. Nate Thurmond* 553
223. Kermit Washington 550
224. Chris Mullin* 549
  Luc Longley 549
226. A.C. Green 546
  Jawann Oldham 546
228. Rashard Lewis 541
229. Chris Morris 540
230. Aaron Williams 539
231. Felton Spencer 534
232. Brian Skinner 532
  Dan Issel* 532
234. Dennis Rodman* 531
  Joel Anthony 531
236. Steve Johnson 530
237. Will Perdue 527
238. Marques Johnson 525
  Tyrus Thomas 525
240. Michael Cooper 523
241. Channing Frye 522
  Metta World Peace 522
243. James Bailey 521
244. Coby Dietrick 520
245. Eddie Griffin 518
246. Truck Robinson 510
  Boris Diaw 510
  Jim Brewer 510
249. David Thompson* 509
250. Mark Blount 508

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. Theo Ratliff 1968
20. Dwight Howard 1916
21. Pau Gasol 1847
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. Alton Lister 1473
37. Andrei Kirilenko 1461
38. Rasheed Wallace 1460
39. Hot Rod Williams 1456
40. Serge Ibaka 1424
41. Mark West 1403
42. Erick Dampier 1398
43. Clifford Robinson 1390
44. Terry Tyler 1342
45. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
46. Julius Erving* 1293
  Greg Ostertag 1293
48. Shawn Kemp 1279
49. Tyson Chandler 1277
50. Dale Davis 1270
51. James Donaldson 1267
52. Shawn Marion 1233
53. Harvey Catchings 1226
54. Dirk Nowitzki 1218
55. DeAndre Jordan 1206
56. Chris Webber 1200
57. Adonal Foyle 1193
  Bo Outlaw 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. Bob Lanier* 1100
  Buck Williams 1100
74. Andrew Lang 1099
75. Ervin Johnson 1087
76. Thurl Bailey 1086
77. Mychal Thompson 1073
78. Andrew Bogut 1070
  Al Jefferson 1070
80. Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
81. Derrick Coleman 1051
82. Jack Sikma 1048
83. Robert Horry 1035
84. Bill Walton* 1034
85. Chris Dudley 1027
86. Darryl Dawkins 1023
87. Rick Mahorn 1007
88. Chris Andersen 991
89. Mike Gminski 989
90. John Salley 983
91. Bobby Jones 982
92. Emeka Okafor 978
93. LaSalle Thompson 972
  Brook Lopez 972
95. Marc Gasol 971
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. Charles Barkley* 888
112. Roy Hinson 882
113. Rony Seikaly 872
114. Joe Smith 868
  Paul Millsap 868
116. James Edwards 867
117. Kenyon Martin 864
118. Donyell Marshall 848
  Dave Corzine 848
120. Kurt Thomas 841
121. Danny Schayes 840
  Joakim Noah 840
123. Joel Przybilla 836
124. Alex English* 833
125. Marvin Webster 829
126. LaMarcus Aldridge 827
127. LeBron James 817
128. Vince Carter 810
  Joe Meriweather 810
130. Alvan Adams 808
131. Tracy McGrady* 807
132. Marcin Gortat 800
  Dwyane Wade 800
134. Jerome Kersey 799
135. Vin Baker 798
136. Robin Lopez 796
137. Ben Poquette 794
  Clarence Weatherspoon 794
139. Anthony Davis 793
140. Jon Koncak 791
141. Charles Smith 789
142. Al Horford 783
143. Amir Johnson 782
144. Gar Heard 780
145. JaVale McGee 778
146. David West 775
147. Duane Causwell 767
148. Oliver Miller 758
149. Larry Bird* 755
150. Pervis Ellison 752
  Danny Manning 752
  Ralph Sampson* 752
153. Randy Breuer 750
  Kevin Willis 750
155. Rich Kelley 749
156. Paul Pierce 745
157. Kevin Durant 738
158. Dave Greenwood 736
159. Ron Harper 729
160. Michael Cage 725
161. Clyde Drexler* 719
162. Clemon Johnson 717
163. Tony Battie 713
164. Taj Gibson 710
165. Billy Paultz 706
166. Michael Olowokandi 697
167. Kurt Nimphius 696
168. Nene Hilario 692
169. Jim McIlvaine 691
170. Kelvin Cato 685
171. Stromile Swift 683
172. Gerald Wallace 681
173. Christian Laettner 675
  Dennis Johnson* 675
175. George Gervin* 670
176. Bill Cartwright 668
177. Bismack Biyombo 667
178. Andrew Bynum 657
179. Spencer Hawes 652
180. Olden Polynice 651
181. Terry Cummings 650
182. Jim Chones 643
183. Dominique Wilkins* 642
184. Kobe Bryant 640
185. Nazr Mohammed 639
186. Clifford Ray 638
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
188. Mickey Johnson 632
189. DeSagana Diop 630
190. Spencer Haywood* 629
191. Tom Chambers 627
192. Derrick Favors 625
193. James Worthy* 624
194. Kevin Kunnert 616
  Rudy Gay 616
196. Darko Milicic 613
197. Derrick McKey 611
198. Armen Gilliam 607
199. Jamaal Magloire 603
200. Cliff Levingston 593
  Ronny Turiaf 593
202. Brad Miller 592
203. Tom Burleson 591
204. Greg Anderson 590
205. Kent Benson 586
206. Andre Drummond 580
  Eddie Jones 580
  Andris Biedrins 580
209. Rudy Gobert 579
210. DeMarcus Cousins 577
211. Grant Hill 576
212. Lorenzen Wright 572
213. Keon Clark 571
214. Orlando Woolridge 569
215. Hassan Whiteside 568
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. Rashard Lewis 541
225. Chris Morris 540
226. Aaron Williams 539
227. Maurice Lucas 538
228. Felton Spencer 534
229. Brian Skinner 532
230. Dennis Rodman* 531
  Joel Anthony 531
232. Steve Johnson 530
233. Will Perdue 527
234. Tyrus Thomas 525
  Marques Johnson 525
236. Michael Cooper 523
237. Metta World Peace 522
  Channing Frye 522
239. James Bailey 521
240. Eddie Griffin 518
241. Jim Brewer 510
  Truck Robinson 510
  Boris Diaw 510
244. Mark Blount 508
245. Brad Lohaus 503
246. Otis Thorpe 501
247. Wayman Tisdale 500
  Tayshaun Prince 500
249. Sean Rooks 499
250. Darius Miles 495

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. Willard 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. 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. 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. Bob Warren 28
  George Irvine 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. Dave Twardzik 22
  Steve Jones 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. Simmie Hill 16
  Mack Calvin 16
  Johnny Baum 16
  Aulcie Perry 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. Steve Green 10
  Henry Ward 10
  John Beasley 10
  Walter Simon 10
  Claude Terry 10
  Lionel Billingy 10
  Fly Williams 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. Allen Murphy 8
  Rudy Hackett 8
  Rick Mount 8
137. Wendell Ladner 7
  Larry Finch 7
  Joe Reaves 7
140. Oliver Taylor 6
  Lloyd Batts 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
  Joe Hamilton 5
  Jimmy Conner 5
  Monte Towe 5
153. Hank Williams 4
  Stan Love 4
  Collis Temple 4
  George Lehmann 4
157. Rick Darnell 3
  Sam Cash 3
  Jimmy O'Brien 3
  Wali Jones 3
  Jimmie Baker 3
  George Bucci 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. 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
  Larry Cannon 0
  Paul Ruffner 0
  Bernie Williams 0
  Erwin Mueller 0
  Bernie Fryer 0
  Dennis Van Zant 0
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