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 2228
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 1752
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 1530
39.DeAndre Jordan 1502
40.Alton Lister 1473
41.Andrei Kirilenko 1461
42.Rasheed Wallace 1460
43.Billy Paultz 1457
44.Hot Rod Williams 1456
45.Anthony Davis 1413
46.Mark West 1403
47.Erick Dampier 1398
48.Clifford Robinson 1390
49.Rudy Gobert 1357
50.Terry Tyler 1342
51.Tyson Chandler 1335
52.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
53.Bobby Jones* 1319
54.Greg Ostertag 1293
55.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
56.Shawn Kemp 1279
57.Dale Davis 1270
58.James Donaldson 1267
59.Marc Gasol 1254
60.Shawn Marion 1233
61.Harvey Catchings 1226
62.JaVale McGee 1212
63.Chris Webber* 1200
64.Adonal Foyle 1193
 Bo Outlaw 1193
66.LaMarcus Aldridge 1187
67.Elmore Smith 1183
68.Sam Lacey 1160
 Dan Roundfield 1160
70.Bob McAdoo* 1147
71.Roy Hibbert 1146
72.Karl Malone* 1145
73.Hassan Whiteside 1143
74.Horace Grant 1136
75.Charles Jones 1134
76.Al Horford 1126
77.Joe Barry Carroll 1121
78.P.J. Brown 1116
79.Rik Smits 1111
80.Brendan Haywood 1109
81.Antonio McDyess 1102
82.Bob Lanier* 1100
 Buck Williams 1100
84.Andrew Lang 1099
85.Al Jefferson 1093
86.Andrew Bogut 1091
87.Ervin Johnson 1087
88.Thurl Bailey 1086
89.Mychal Thompson 1073
90.Andre Drummond 1055
91.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
92.Derrick Coleman 1051
93.Jack Sikma* 1048
94.George Gervin* 1047
95.Paul Millsap 1045
96.LeBron James 1041
97.Kevin Durant 1038
98.Robert Horry 1035
99.Robin Lopez 1034
 Bill Walton* 1034
101.Chris Dudley 1027
102.Darryl Dawkins 1023
103.Rick Mahorn 1007
104.Emeka Okafor 1003
105.Chris Andersen 991
106.Mike Gminski 989
107.Myles Turner 984
108.John Salley 983
109.LaSalle Thompson 972
110.Bill Laimbeer 965
111.Bismack Biyombo 952
112.Scottie Pippen* 947
113.Derrick Favors 939
114.Rasho Nesterović 934
115.Sam Perkins 933
116.Chris Bosh* 932
117.Chris Kaman 931
118.Taj Gibson 927
119.Antoine Carr 925
120.Yao Ming* 920
121.Raef LaFrentz 919
122.Sam Bowie 909
123.Shane Battier 906
124.Kendrick Perkins 903
125.Michael Jordan* 893
126.Lamar Odom 892
127.Antonio Davis 889
128.Charles Barkley* 888
 Vince Carter 888
130.Marcin Gortat 885
 Dwyane Wade 885
132.Roy Hinson 882
133.Marvin Webster 881
134.Joakim Noah 874
135.Rony Seikaly 872
136.Joe Smith 868
137.James Edwards 867
138.Kenyon Martin 864
139.Giannis Antetokounmpo 856
140.David West 850
141.Dave Corzine 848
 Donyell Marshall 848
143.Kurt Thomas 841
144.Danny Schayes 840
145.Amir Johnson 839
146.Joel Przybilla 836
147.Alex English* 833
148.Joe Meriweather 810
149.Alvan Adams 808
150.Tracy McGrady* 807
151.Jerome Kersey 799
152.Vin Baker 798
153.Ben Poquette 794
 Clarence Weatherspoon 794
155.Jon Koncak 791
156.Charles Smith 789
157.Darnell Hillman 782
158.Rudy Gay 780
 Gar Heard 780
160.Jim Chones 774
161.Duane Causwell 767
162.Oliver Miller 758
163.Larry Bird* 755
164.Pervis Ellison 752
 Mike Green 752
 Danny Manning 752
 Ralph Sampson* 752
168.Randy Breuer 750
 Kevin Willis 750
170.Rich Kelley 749
171.Paul Pierce* 745
172.DeMarcus Cousins 742
173.Dave Greenwood 736
174.Ron Harper 729
175.Michael Cage 725
176.Nenê 721
177.Clyde Drexler* 719
178.Clemon Johnson 717
179.Tony Battie 713
 Clint Capela 713
181.Draymond Green 711
182.Jonas Valančiūnas 702
183.Michael Olowokandi 697
184.Kurt Nimphius 696
185.Jim McIlvaine 691
186.Kelvin Cato 685
187.Stromile Swift 683
188.Gerald Wallace 681
189.Dennis Johnson* 675
 Christian Laettner 675
 Nikola Vučević 675
192.Len Elmore 674
193.Nerlens Noel 673
194.Bill Cartwright 668
195.Karl-Anthony Towns 663
196.Maurice Lucas 659
197.Andrew Bynum 657
198.Spencer Hawes 652
199.Olden Polynice 651
200.Terry Cummings 650
201.James Johnson 646
202.Carmelo Anthony 644
203.John Henson 642
 Dominique Wilkins* 642
205.Kobe Bryant* 640
206.Nazr Mohammed 639
207.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
 Clifford Ray 638
209.Kristaps Porziņģis 635
210.Mickey Johnson 632
211.Danny Green 631
212.DeSagana Diop 630
 Andre Iguodala 630
214.Steven Adams 629
 Spencer Haywood* 629
216.Tom Chambers 627
217.James Worthy* 624
218.Kevin Kunnert 616
219.Jerami Grant 615
220.Darko Miličić 613
221.Derrick McKey 611
222.Armen Gilliam 607
223.Jamaal Magloire 603
224.Cliff Levingston 593
 Ronny Turiaf 593
226.Brad Miller 592
 Mason Plumlee 592
228.Tom Burleson 591
229.Greg Anderson 590
230.Kent Benson 586
231.Andris Biedriņš 580
 Eddie Jones 580
233.Nicolas Batum 579
234.Marvin Williams 577
235.Grant Hill* 576
236.Dan Issel* 572
 Lorenzen Wright 572
238.Keon Clark 571
239.Orlando Woolridge 569
240.Ed Davis 566
241.Brian Grant 561
242.Lonnie Shelton 559
243.Nate Thurmond* 553
244.Alex Len 550
 Kermit Washington 550
246.Luc Longley 549
 Chris Mullin* 549
248.A.C. Green 546
 Jawann Oldham 546
250.Joel Embiid 542

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.Mike Gale 212
16.Gene Moore 207
17.Wil Jones 206
18.Swen Nater 201
19.Gus Gerard 183
20.Dan Issel* 176
21.Dave Robisch 173
22.Tom Owens 164
23.Moses Malone* 156
24.Willie Sojourner 152
25.Zelmo Beaty* 143
26.Jan van Breda Kolff 139
27.Jim Chones 131
28.David Vaughn 128
29.Louie Dampier* 127
30.Maurice Lucas 121
31.Kim Hughes 120
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
 Mike Jackson 63
 Al Skinner 63
53.Jim Bradley 62
54.Willie Wise 59
 George Adams 59
56.Ralph Simpson 54
57.Bob Netolicky 52
 Billy Knight 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.Ronald Thomas 43
 Dan Roundfield 43
70.Byron Beck 42
71.Bird Averitt 41
72.Stew Johnson 40
 Cincinnatus Powell 40
74.Walter Simon 39
75.Donnie Freeman 37
 Mark Olberding 37
77.Chuck Williams 36
 Don Chaney 36
79.Kevin Joyce 34
80.Jimmy Jones 32
 Roy Ebron 32
82.Barry Parkhill 30
83.Warren Jabali 29
84.Bob Warren 28
 George Irvine 28
86.Goo Kennedy 27
 Ed Manning 27
 Bo Lamar 27
89.Jim O'Brien 26
90.Jim Ard 25
 Mike Barr 25
 Lamar Green 25
93.George Thompson 24
94.John Roche 23
95.Steve Jones 22
 Dave Twardzik 22
97.Freddie Lewis 21
 Gene Littles 21
 Billy Cunningham* 21
100.Bill Melchionni 20
 Scott English 20
 George Karl* 20
 Billy Schaeffer 20
 Donald Washington 20
105.Marv Roberts 19
 Billy Shepherd 19
107.Rick Mount 18
108.Jim McDaniels 17
109.Mack Calvin 16
 Simmie Hill 16
 Johnny Baum 16
 Aulcie Perry 16
113.Chuck Terry 14
 Mike D'Antoni 14
115.Glen Combs 13
 Willie Long 13
 Charles Jordan 13
118.Al Smith 12
 Patrick McFarland 12
120.Bill Keller 11
121.John Beasley 10
 Claude Terry 10
 Lionel Billingy 10
 Fly Williams 10
 Steve Green 10
 Henry Ward 10
127.Goose Ligon 9
 Pierre Russell 9
 Ronnie Robinson 9
 Wilbert Robinson 9
 Don Adams 9
 Darrell Elston 9
 Jimmy Foster 9
 Ticky Burden 9
 Mike Flynn 9
136.Rudy Hackett 8
 Allen Murphy 8
138.Wendell Ladner 7
 Larry Finch 7
 Joe Reaves 7
141.Larry Miller 6
 Oliver Taylor 6
 Paul Stovall 6
 Lloyd Batts 6
 Terry Driscoll 6
 Billy Harris 6
 Harry Rogers 6
148.Joe Hamilton 5
 William Franklin 5
 Dennis Wuycik 5
 Joby Wright 5
 Jimmy Conner 5
 Monte Towe 5
154.George Lehmann 4
 Stan Love 4
 Collis Temple 4
 Hank Williams 4
158.Jimmy O'Brien 3
 Sam Cash 3
 Jerry Chambers 3
 Wali Jones 3
 Jimmie Baker 3
 George Bucci 3
 Rick Darnell 3
165.Bob Arnzen 2
 Claude Virden 2
 Ron King 2
 Flynn Robinson 2
 Bob Nash 2
 Allan Bristow 2
 Dwaine Dillard 2
172.Gary Gregor 1
 Mo Layton 1
 Bill Higgins 1
 Tom Ingelsby 1
 Nathaniel Barnett 1
 Kenneth Gardner 1
178.Mike Lewis 0
 Larry Cannon 0
 Skeeter Swift 0
 Paul Ruffner 0
 Bernie Williams 0
 Bob Lackey 0
 Erwin Mueller 0
 Bill Newton 0
 Billy James 0
 Jerry Pender 0
 Rich Rinaldi 0
 Clyde Dickey 0
 Bernie Fryer 0
 Greg Lee 0
 Roy McPipe 0
 Wayne Pack 0
 Reggie Royals 0
 Art Williams 0
 Milt Williams 0
 Ken Smith 0
 Dennis Van Zant 0
 Skip Wise 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 2228
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.Serge Ibaka 1752
26.Artis Gilmore* 1747
27.Moses Malone* 1733
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.Brook Lopez 1530
37.Caldwell Jones 1517
38.DeAndre Jordan 1502
39.Alton Lister 1473
40.Andrei Kirilenko 1461
41.Rasheed Wallace 1460
42.Hot Rod Williams 1456
43.Anthony Davis 1413
44.Mark West 1403
45.Erick Dampier 1398
46.Clifford Robinson 1390
47.Rudy Gobert 1357
48.Terry Tyler 1342
49.Tyson Chandler 1335
50.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
51.Julius Erving* 1293
 Greg Ostertag 1293
53.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
54.Shawn Kemp 1279
55.Dale Davis 1270
56.James Donaldson 1267
57.Marc Gasol 1254
58.Shawn Marion 1233
59.Harvey Catchings 1226
60.JaVale McGee 1212
61.Chris Webber* 1200
62.Adonal Foyle 1193
 Bo Outlaw 1193
64.LaMarcus Aldridge 1187
65.Elmore Smith 1183
66.Sam Lacey 1160
67.Bob McAdoo* 1147
68.Roy Hibbert 1146
69.Karl Malone* 1145
70.Hassan Whiteside 1143
71.Horace Grant 1136
72.Charles Jones 1134
73.Al Horford 1126
74.Joe Barry Carroll 1121
75.Dan Roundfield 1117
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.Andre Drummond 1055
89.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
90.Derrick Coleman 1051
91.Jack Sikma* 1048
92.Paul Millsap 1045
93.LeBron James 1041
94.Kevin Durant 1038
95.Robert Horry 1035
96.Robin Lopez 1034
 Bill Walton* 1034
98.Chris Dudley 1027
99.Darryl Dawkins 1023
100.Rick Mahorn 1007
101.Emeka Okafor 1003
102.Chris Andersen 991
103.Mike Gminski 989
104.Myles Turner 984
105.John Salley 983
106.Bobby Jones* 982
107.LaSalle Thompson 972
108.Bill Laimbeer 965
109.Bismack Biyombo 952
110.Scottie Pippen* 947
111.Derrick Favors 939
112.Rasho Nesterović 934
113.Sam Perkins 933
114.Chris Bosh* 932
115.Chris Kaman 931
116.Taj Gibson 927
117.Antoine Carr 925
118.Yao Ming* 920
119.Raef LaFrentz 919
120.Sam Bowie 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.Marcin Gortat 885
 Dwyane Wade 885
130.Roy Hinson 882
131.Joakim Noah 874
132.Rony Seikaly 872
133.Joe Smith 868
134.James Edwards 867
135.Kenyon Martin 864
136.Giannis Antetokounmpo 856
137.David West 850
138.Dave Corzine 848
 Donyell Marshall 848
140.Kurt Thomas 841
141.Danny Schayes 840
142.Amir Johnson 839
143.Joel Przybilla 836
144.Alex English* 833
145.Marvin Webster 829
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.Rudy Gay 780
 Gar Heard 780
157.Duane Causwell 767
158.Oliver Miller 758
159.Larry Bird* 755
160.Pervis Ellison 752
 Danny Manning 752
 Ralph Sampson* 752
163.Randy Breuer 750
 Kevin Willis 750
165.Rich Kelley 749
166.Paul Pierce* 745
167.DeMarcus Cousins 742
168.Dave Greenwood 736
169.Ron Harper 729
170.Michael Cage 725
171.Nenê 721
172.Clyde Drexler* 719
173.Clemon Johnson 717
174.Tony Battie 713
 Clint Capela 713
176.Draymond Green 711
177.Billy Paultz 706
178.Jonas Valančiūnas 702
179.Michael Olowokandi 697
180.Kurt Nimphius 696
181.Jim McIlvaine 691
182.Kelvin Cato 685
183.Stromile Swift 683
184.Gerald Wallace 681
185.Dennis Johnson* 675
 Christian Laettner 675
 Nikola Vučević 675
188.Nerlens Noel 673
189.George Gervin* 670
190.Bill Cartwright 668
191.Karl-Anthony Towns 663
192.Andrew Bynum 657
193.Spencer Hawes 652
194.Olden Polynice 651
195.Terry Cummings 650
196.James Johnson 646
197.Carmelo Anthony 644
198.Jim Chones 643
199.John Henson 642
 Dominique Wilkins* 642
201.Kobe Bryant* 640
202.Nazr Mohammed 639
203.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
 Clifford Ray 638
205.Kristaps Porziņģis 635
206.Mickey Johnson 632
207.Danny Green 631
208.DeSagana Diop 630
 Andre Iguodala 630
210.Steven Adams 629
 Spencer Haywood* 629
212.Tom Chambers 627
213.James Worthy* 624
214.Kevin Kunnert 616
215.Jerami Grant 615
216.Darko Miličić 613
217.Derrick McKey 611
218.Armen Gilliam 607
219.Jamaal Magloire 603
220.Cliff Levingston 593
 Ronny Turiaf 593
222.Brad Miller 592
 Mason Plumlee 592
224.Tom Burleson 591
225.Greg Anderson 590
226.Kent Benson 586
227.Andris Biedriņš 580
 Eddie Jones 580
229.Nicolas Batum 579
230.Marvin Williams 577
231.Grant Hill* 576
232.Lorenzen Wright 572
233.Keon Clark 571
234.Orlando Woolridge 569
235.Ed Davis 566
236.Brian Grant 561
237.Lonnie Shelton 559
238.Nate Thurmond* 553
239.Alex Len 550
 Kermit Washington 550
241.Luc Longley 549
 Chris Mullin* 549
243.A.C. Green 546
 Jawann Oldham 546
245.Joel Embiid 542
246.Rashard Lewis 541
247.Channing Frye 540
 Chris Morris 540
249.Jeff Green 539
 Aaron Williams 539