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* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.
BPM (OBPM/DBPM) and VORP are calculated for seasons 1973-74 until present

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player DBPM
1.Ben Wallace 5.52
2.Mark Eaton 5.11
3.Marcus Camby 4.59
4.David Robinson* 4.30
5.Tim Duncan 4.02
6.Bo Outlaw 4.01
7.Joakim Noah 3.98
8.George Johnson 3.89
9.Sam Lacey 3.83
10.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.82
11.Tree Rollins 3.70
12.Draymond Green 3.63
13.Julius Keye 3.61
14.Dikembe Mutombo* 3.59
15.Andrew Bogut 3.53
16.Andrei Kirilenko 3.52
17.Kim Hughes 3.45
18.Theo Ratliff 3.38
19.Shawn Bradley 3.35
20.Kevin Garnett 3.34
21.Wes Unseld* 3.29
22.Vlade Divac* 3.00
23.Josh Smith 2.90
24.John Salley 2.85
25.Dennis Rodman* 2.84
26.Kendrick Perkins 2.83
27.Marc Gasol 2.81
28.Dwight Howard 2.77
29.Robert Horry 2.75
30.DeAndre Jordan 2.69
31.Giannis Antetokounmpo 2.68
32.Jon Koncak 2.68
33.Andre Drummond 2.68
34.Ervin Johnson 2.56
35.Patrick Ewing* 2.51
36.Nate McMillan 2.49
37.Anthony Davis 2.48
38.Rich Kelley 2.47
39.Gar Heard 2.40
40.Roy Hibbert 2.39
41.Kawhi Leonard 2.39
42.Scottie Pippen* 2.36
43.Charles Oakley 2.34
44.Chris Webber 2.34
45.Anderson Varejão 2.32
46.Al Horford 2.31
47.Hot Rod Williams 2.31
48.Gerald Wallace 2.31
49.P.J. Brown 2.31
50.Bobby Jones* 2.30
51.Gerald Govan 2.29
52.Alonzo Mourning* 2.29
53.Amir Johnson 2.28
54.Clifford Ray 2.28
55.Caldwell Jones 2.28
56.T.R. Dunn 2.28
57.Alvin Robertson 2.22
58.Thabo Sefolosha 2.21
59.Kurt Rambis 2.19
60.Larry Bird* 2.15
61.Tyson Chandler 2.15
62.Tony Allen 2.15
63.Larry Nance 2.14
64.Paul Millsap 2.13
65.Kenyon Martin 2.12
66.Jim Brewer 2.10
67.DeMarcus Cousins 2.10
68.Micheal Ray Richardson 2.10
69.Shawn Marion 2.10
70.Fatty Taylor 2.09
71.Rasho Nesterović 2.08
72.Chris Dudley 2.07
73.Dave Cowens* 2.05
74.Pau Gasol 2.04
75.Samuel Dalembert 2.02
76.Jerome Kersey 2.02
77.Alton Lister 2.00
78.Jermaine O'Neal 1.98
79.Kurt Thomas 1.96
80.Andrew Lang 1.93
81.Nenê Hilário 1.93
82.Anthony Mason 1.92
83.Jeff Foster 1.92
84.Shane Battier 1.91
85.Danny Green 1.89
86.Dale Davis 1.89
87.LeBron James 1.89
88.Derrick Favors 1.88
89.Marvin Webster 1.86
90.Rick Mahorn 1.85
91.Fat Lever 1.84
92.Coby Dietrick 1.84
93.Horace Grant 1.83
94.Jason Kidd* 1.83
95.Ben Poquette 1.83
96.Lamar Odom 1.83
97.Karl Malone* 1.82
98.Len Elmore 1.82
99.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1.81
100.Marcin Gortat 1.81
101.Bruce Bowen 1.80
102.Shawn Kemp 1.80
103.Yao Ming* 1.79
104.Elton Brand 1.78
105.Charles Barkley* 1.78
106.Darrell Walker 1.77
107.Jack Sikma* 1.77
108.Bill Laimbeer 1.77
109.Benoit Benjamin 1.77
110.Alvan Adams 1.76
111.Gene Moore 1.73
112.Russell Westbrook 1.67
113.Artis Gilmore* 1.66
114.Erick Dampier 1.66
115.Nikola Vučević 1.65
116.Shaquille O'Neal* 1.63
117.Connie Hawkins* 1.60
118.Tom Gugliotta 1.59
119.Kent Benson 1.59
120.Herb Williams 1.58
121.Andre Iguodala 1.58
122.LaSalle Thompson 1.57
123.George Lynch 1.57
124.Jan van Breda Kolff 1.56
125.Dan Roundfield 1.56
126.Rasheed Wallace 1.55
127.Elden Campbell 1.54
128.Michael Cage 1.53
129.Emeka Okafor 1.52
130.Larry Smith 1.50
131.George McGinnis* 1.50
132.Derrick McKey 1.50
133.Clyde Drexler* 1.48
134.Ron Harper 1.47
135.Bob Lanier* 1.46
136.Dave Greenwood 1.44
137.David West 1.44
138.Luc Mbah a Moute 1.44
139.Mark West 1.43
140.Magic Johnson* 1.42
141.Julius Erving* 1.42
142.Terry Tyler 1.41
143.P.J. Tucker 1.40
144.Al-Farouq Aminu 1.40
145.Mike Gale 1.39
146.Serge Ibaka 1.38
147.Grant Long 1.38
148.Darnell Hillman 1.38
149.Christian Laettner 1.33
150.Paul Pressey 1.33
151.Wil Jones 1.32
152.Aaron McKie 1.31
153.Steve Hawes 1.29
154.Taj Gibson 1.29
155.James Donaldson 1.29
156.Doc Rivers 1.28
157.Cliff Levingston 1.25
158.Manu Ginóbili 1.25
159.Grant Hill* 1.24
160.Brad Miller 1.24
161.Billy Paultz 1.22
162.Rodney McCray 1.20
163.Metta World Peace 1.20
164.Derrick Coleman 1.19
165.Brendan Haywood 1.19
166.Rajon Rondo 1.19
167.Brian Grant 1.18
168.Antonio McDyess 1.16
169.Trevor Ariza 1.16
170.Michael Jordan* 1.16
171.M.L. Carr 1.15
172.Brad Daugherty 1.13
173.Tim Bassett 1.11
174.Paul George 1.11
175.Buck Williams 1.11
176.Tyrone Corbin 1.11
177.Marvin Barnes 1.11
178.Greg Monroe 1.11
179.Jim Eakins 1.10
180.Lonnie Shelton 1.09
181.Charles Smith 1.09
182.Spencer Hawes 1.09
183.Doug Christie 1.09
184.Dave Corzine 1.08
185.Wayne Cooper 1.06
186.Chris Kaman 1.05
187.Mel Daniels* 1.04
188.Danny Manning 1.04
189.Boris Diaw 1.04
190.Wendell Ladner 1.03
191.Tony Battie 1.02
192.Blake Griffin .99
193.Nicolas Batum .98
194.Jimmy Butler .98
195.Clarence Weatherspoon .97
196.Elvin Hayes* .97
197.Don Buse .96
198.Eddie Jones .95
199.Dwyane Wade .95
200.Zaza Pachulia .95
201.Ed Pinckney .94
202.James Posey .94
203.Chris Morris .91
204.David Lee .90
205.Quinn Buckner .90
206.Billy Owens .89
207.Mickey Johnson .89
208.Warren Jabali .89
209.Nick Collison .86
210.Ted McClain .86
211.Craig Ehlo .86
212.Bonzi Wells .85
213.Zydrunas Ilgauskas .85
214.Antonio Davis .83
215.Mychal Thompson .83
216.Dan Majerle .82
217.Carlos Boozer .82
218.Robert Parish* .81
219.Stacey Augmon .81
220.Foots Walker .81
221.Kenny Thomas .80
222.Bryon Russell .80
223.Clifford Robinson .79
224.Mike Green .77
225.Robert Reid .77
226.Mookie Blaylock .75
227.Swen Nater .75
228.Matt Barnes .74
229.Sidney Wicks .73
230.Luol Deng .72
231.Danny Schayes .72
232.Tracy McGrady* .70
233.Reggie Evans .70
234.Donyell Marshall .68
235.Greg Ballard .67
236.Eric Bledsoe .67
237.Chris Paul .67
238.Brook Lopez .63
239.Otis Thorpe .63
240.Paul Silas .62
241.Robin Lopez .62
242.Joe Barry Carroll .62
243.Anfernee Hardaway .61
244.Ricky Rubio .60
245.Chris Ford .60
246.Roy Hinson .58
247.Larry Johnson .56
248.Sam Perkins .55
249.Al Jefferson .55
250.Dwight Jones .53

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player DBPM
1.Julius Keye 3.61
2.Caldwell Jones 2.95
3.Artis Gilmore* 2.43
4.Julius Erving* 2.34
5.Gerald Govan 2.29
6.Fatty Taylor 2.21
7.Don Buse 1.85
8.Gene Moore 1.73
9.Mike Gale 1.73
10.George McGinnis* 1.63
11.Darnell Hillman 1.62
12.Wil Jones 1.45
13.Billy Paultz 1.42
14.Ted McClain 1.37
15.Jim Eakins 1.30
16.Mel Daniels* 1.04
17.Wendell Ladner 1.03
18.Warren Jabali .89
19.Joe Caldwell .84
20.Jimmy Jones .63
21.Brian Taylor .41
22.Zelmo Beaty* .37
23.George Gervin* .32
24.Randy Denton .29
25.Goose Ligon .26
26.Red Robbins .26
27.Lee Davis .11
28.Tom Owens .07
29.Willie Wise .01
30.Roger Brown* -0.10
31.Dave Robisch -0.24
32.Gene Littles -0.25
33.Ralph Simpson -0.35
34.Ron Boone -0.35
35.George Thompson -0.36
36.Bob Warren -0.42
37.Rich Jones -0.49
38.James Silas -0.52
39.George Carter -0.62
40.Chuck Williams -0.72
41.Larry Miller -0.87
42.Larry Kenon -0.88
43.Walter Simon -0.89
44.Freddie Lewis -1.04
45.Dan Issel* -1.21
46.Al Smith -1.22
47.Cincinnatus Powell -1.23
48.Marv Roberts -1.28
49.Byron Beck -1.43
50.Bob Netolicky -1.50
51.Stew Johnson -1.55
52.Mack Calvin -1.60
53.Joe Hamilton -1.60
54.Steve Jones -1.65
55.Johnny Neumann -1.77
56.Louie Dampier* -1.90
57.Donnie Freeman -2.03
58.Glen Combs -2.09
59.John Beasley -2.37
60.Bill Melchionni -2.49
61.John Roche -2.57
62.Bill Keller -2.57
63.George Lehmann -2.84
64.Mike Lewis -10.04

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player DBPM
1.Ben Wallace 5.52
2.Mark Eaton 5.11
3.Marcus Camby 4.59
4.David Robinson* 4.30
5.Tim Duncan 4.02
6.Bo Outlaw 4.01
7.Joakim Noah 3.98
8.George Johnson 3.89
9.Sam Lacey 3.83
10.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.82
11.Tree Rollins 3.70
12.Draymond Green 3.63
13.Dikembe Mutombo* 3.59
14.Andrew Bogut 3.53
15.Andrei Kirilenko 3.52
16.Theo Ratliff 3.38
17.Shawn Bradley 3.35
18.Kevin Garnett 3.34
19.Wes Unseld* 3.29
20.Vlade Divac* 3.00
21.Josh Smith 2.90
22.John Salley 2.85
23.Dennis Rodman* 2.84
24.Kendrick Perkins 2.83
25.Marc Gasol 2.81
26.Dwight Howard 2.77
27.Robert Horry 2.75
28.DeAndre Jordan 2.69
29.Giannis Antetokounmpo 2.68
30.Jon Koncak 2.68
31.Andre Drummond 2.68
32.Ervin Johnson 2.56
33.Patrick Ewing* 2.51
34.Nate McMillan 2.49
35.Anthony Davis 2.48
36.Rich Kelley 2.47
37.Gar Heard 2.40
38.Roy Hibbert 2.39
39.Kawhi Leonard 2.39
40.Scottie Pippen* 2.36
41.Charles Oakley 2.34
42.Chris Webber 2.34
43.Anderson Varejão 2.32
44.Al Horford 2.31
45.Hot Rod Williams 2.31
46.Gerald Wallace 2.31
47.P.J. Brown 2.31
48.Alonzo Mourning* 2.29
49.Amir Johnson 2.28
50.Clifford Ray 2.28
51.T.R. Dunn 2.28
52.Alvin Robertson 2.22
53.Thabo Sefolosha 2.21
54.Kurt Rambis 2.19
55.Larry Bird* 2.15
56.Tyson Chandler 2.15
57.Tony Allen 2.15
58.Larry Nance 2.14
59.Paul Millsap 2.13
60.Kenyon Martin 2.12
61.Jim Brewer 2.10
62.DeMarcus Cousins 2.10
63.Micheal Ray Richardson 2.10
64.Shawn Marion 2.10
65.Rasho Nesterović 2.08
66.Chris Dudley 2.07
67.Caldwell Jones 2.07
68.Dave Cowens* 2.05
69.Pau Gasol 2.04
70.Samuel Dalembert 2.02
71.Jerome Kersey 2.02
72.Bobby Jones* 2.00
73.Alton Lister 2.00
74.Jermaine O'Neal 1.98
75.Kurt Thomas 1.96
76.Andrew Lang 1.93
77.Nenê Hilário 1.93
78.Anthony Mason 1.92
79.Jeff Foster 1.92
80.Shane Battier 1.91
81.Danny Green 1.89
82.Dale Davis 1.89
83.LeBron James 1.89
84.Derrick Favors 1.88
85.Rick Mahorn 1.85
86.Fat Lever 1.84
87.Horace Grant 1.83
88.Jason Kidd* 1.83
89.Ben Poquette 1.83
90.Lamar Odom 1.83
91.Karl Malone* 1.82
92.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1.81
93.Marcin Gortat 1.81
94.Bruce Bowen 1.80
95.Shawn Kemp 1.80
96.Yao Ming* 1.79
97.Elton Brand 1.78
98.Charles Barkley* 1.78
99.Darrell Walker 1.77
100.Jack Sikma* 1.77
101.Bill Laimbeer 1.77
102.Benoit Benjamin 1.77
103.Alvan Adams 1.76
104.Russell Westbrook 1.67
105.Erick Dampier 1.66
106.Nikola Vučević 1.65
107.Shaquille O'Neal* 1.63
108.Dan Roundfield 1.61
109.Tom Gugliotta 1.59
110.Kent Benson 1.59
111.Herb Williams 1.58
112.Andre Iguodala 1.58
113.LaSalle Thompson 1.57
114.George Lynch 1.57
115.Rasheed Wallace 1.55
116.Elden Campbell 1.54
117.Michael Cage 1.53
118.Emeka Okafor 1.52
119.Larry Smith 1.50
120.Derrick McKey 1.50
121.Clyde Drexler* 1.48
122.Ron Harper 1.47
123.Bob Lanier* 1.46
124.George McGinnis* 1.44
125.Dave Greenwood 1.44
126.David West 1.44
127.Luc Mbah a Moute 1.44
128.Mark West 1.43
129.Magic Johnson* 1.42
130.Terry Tyler 1.41
131.P.J. Tucker 1.40
132.Artis Gilmore* 1.40
133.Al-Farouq Aminu 1.40
134.Serge Ibaka 1.38
135.Grant Long 1.38
136.Christian Laettner 1.33
137.Paul Pressey 1.33
138.Aaron McKie 1.31
139.Steve Hawes 1.29
140.Taj Gibson 1.29
141.James Donaldson 1.29
142.Doc Rivers 1.28
143.Cliff Levingston 1.25
144.Manu Ginóbili 1.25
145.Grant Hill* 1.24
146.Brad Miller 1.24
147.Rodney McCray 1.20
148.Metta World Peace 1.20
149.Derrick Coleman 1.19
150.Brendan Haywood 1.19
151.Rajon Rondo 1.19
152.Brian Grant 1.18
153.Antonio McDyess 1.16
154.Trevor Ariza 1.16
155.Michael Jordan* 1.16
156.Brad Daugherty 1.13
157.Paul George 1.11
158.Buck Williams 1.11
159.Tyrone Corbin 1.11
160.Greg Monroe 1.11
161.Julius Erving* 1.10
162.Lonnie Shelton 1.09
163.Charles Smith 1.09
164.Spencer Hawes 1.09
165.Doug Christie 1.09
166.Dave Corzine 1.08
167.Wayne Cooper 1.06
168.Chris Kaman 1.05
169.Danny Manning 1.04
170.Boris Diaw 1.04
171.Tony Battie 1.02
172.Blake Griffin .99
173.Nicolas Batum .98
174.Jimmy Butler .98
175.Clarence Weatherspoon .97
176.Elvin Hayes* .97
177.Eddie Jones .95
178.Dwyane Wade .95
179.Zaza Pachulia .95
180.Ed Pinckney .94
181.James Posey .94
182.Chris Morris .91
183.David Lee .90
184.Quinn Buckner .90
185.Billy Owens .89
186.Mickey Johnson .89
187.Nick Collison .86
188.Craig Ehlo .86
189.Bonzi Wells .85
190.Zydrunas Ilgauskas .85
191.Antonio Davis .83
192.Mychal Thompson .83
193.Dan Majerle .82
194.Carlos Boozer .82
195.Robert Parish* .81
196.Stacey Augmon .81
197.Foots Walker .81
198.Kenny Thomas .80
199.Bryon Russell .80
200.Clifford Robinson .79
201.Robert Reid .77
202.Mookie Blaylock .75
203.Matt Barnes .74
204.Sidney Wicks .73
205.Luol Deng .72
206.Danny Schayes .72
207.Tracy McGrady* .70
208.Reggie Evans .70
209.Donyell Marshall .68
210.Greg Ballard .67
211.Eric Bledsoe .67
212.Chris Paul .67
213.Brook Lopez .63
214.Otis Thorpe .63
215.Paul Silas .62
216.Robin Lopez .62
217.Joe Barry Carroll .62
218.Anfernee Hardaway .61
219.Ricky Rubio .60
220.Chris Ford .60
221.Roy Hinson .58
222.Don Buse .56
223.Larry Johnson .56
224.Sam Perkins .55
225.Al Jefferson .55
226.Dwight Jones .53
227.Michael Cooper .53
228.Thaddeus Young .53
229.LaMarcus Aldridge .52
230.Willie Anderson .50
231.Evan Turner .50
232.Mark Olberding .50
233.Cedric Maxwell .48
234.Reggie Williams .48
235.Paul Pierce .48
236.Jim Chones .46
237.A.C. Green .45
238.Luis Scola .43
239.Chris Bosh .42
240.Rodney Rogers .41
241.Steve Mix .40
242.Kendall Gill .40
243.Bill Hanzlik .40
244.Harvey Grant .38
245.Frank Brickowski .37
246.Nick Anderson .37
247.Darryl Dawkins .36
248.Tyrone Hill .36
249.Thurl Bailey .36
250.Chris Mills .36
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