NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Defensive Rebounds

Active players are listed in bold
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.
Defensive Rebounds since 1973-74 (1967-68 for ABA)

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player DRB
1.Artis Gilmore* 11514
2.Kevin Garnett* 11453
3.Karl Malone* 11406
4.Tim Duncan* 11232
5.Moses Malone* 10452
6.Dwight Howard 10153
7.Robert Parish* 10117
8.Dirk Nowitzki 10021
9.Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
10.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
11.Shaquille O'Neal* 8890
12.Patrick Ewing* 8855
13.Dikembe Mutombo* 8551
14.Buck Williams 8491
15.Charles Barkley* 8286
16.Charles Oakley 8281
17.Jack Sikma* 8274
18.Pau Gasol 8220
19.LeBron James 8195
20.Kevin Willis 7769
21.Caldwell Jones 7764
22.Dennis Rodman* 7625
23.Bill Laimbeer 7581
24.Dan Issel* 7437
25.David Robinson* 7414
26.Shawn Marion 7369
27.Larry Bird* 7217
28.Ben Wallace 7038
29.Elvin Hayes* 6973
30.Jason Kidd* 6957
31.Tyson Chandler 6938
32.Zach Randolph 6929
33.Otis Thorpe 6924
34.DeAndre Jordan 6912
35.Marcus Camby 6902
36.Julius Erving* 6836
37.Mel Daniels* 6648
38.Maurice Lucas 6608
39.Billy Paultz 6575
40.Vlade Divac* 6445
41.Paul Pierce 6435
42.Lamar Odom 6238
43.Carlos Boozer 6155
44.A.C. Green 6119
45.George McGinnis* 6090
46.Kevin Love 6044
47.Horace Grant 5976
48.Swen Nater 5918
49.Chris Webber 5853
50.Rasheed Wallace 5826
51.Shawn Kemp 5808
52.LaMarcus Aldridge 5775
53.Elton Brand 5736
54.Andre Drummond 5705
55.Chris Bosh 5665
56.Al Jefferson 5636
57.Antawn Jamison 5600
58.Carmelo Anthony 5565
59.Kobe Bryant* 5548
60.Kevin Durant 5527
61.Bob McAdoo* 5502
62.Terry Cummings 5447
63.James Donaldson 5432
64.Scottie Pippen* 5426
65.Michael Cage 5419
66.Al Horford 5414
67.P.J. Brown 5407
68.Kurt Thomas 5406
69.Anthony Mason 5367
70.Sam Perkins 5342
71.Dale Davis 5302
72.Truck Robinson 5282
73.Jermaine O'Neal 5270
74.Sam Lacey 5226
75.Paul Millsap 5220
76.Russell Westbrook 5195
77.David Lee 5170
78.Marc Gasol 5161
79.Antonio McDyess 5160
80.Derrick Coleman 5153
81.Detlef Schrempf 5152
82.Rick Mahorn 5143
83.Dave Cowens* 5122
84.Mark Eaton 5082
85.Juwan Howard 5080
86.Larry Nance 5053
87.Nikola Vučević 5042
88.Michael Jordan* 5004
89.Antoine Walker 4997
90.Grant Hill* 4993
91.Wes Unseld* 4974
92.Gerald Govan 4959
93.Magic Johnson* 4958
94.Alonzo Mourning* 4953
95.Vince Carter 4948
96.Josh Smith 4936
97.Dan Roundfield 4926
98.Alvan Adams 4922
99.Herb Williams 4885
100.Bob Lanier* 4853
101.Andre Iguodala 4808
102.David West 4806
103.Kevin McHale* 4764
104.Tom Chambers 4761
105.DeMarcus Cousins 4735
106.Larry Smith 4724
107.Mychal Thompson 4722
108.Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
109.Jim Chones 4691
110.Samuel Dalembert 4653
111.Marcin Gortat 4648
112.Dave Greenwood 4616
113.Benoit Benjamin 4604
114.Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
115.Tree Rollins 4602
116.LaSalle Thompson 4566
117.Brad Miller 4491
118.Donyell Marshall 4478
119.Rudy Gay 4460
120.Tyrone Hill 4458
121.Clifford Robinson 4454
122.Antonio Davis 4432
123.Mike Gminski 4398
 Larry Kenon 4398
125.Serge Ibaka 4393
126.Olden Polynice 4380
127.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
128.Andrew Bogut 4358
129.Troy Murphy 4335
130.Spencer Haywood* 4332
131.Bill Cartwright 4294
 Blake Griffin 4294
133.Armen Gilliam 4284
134.Rony Seikaly 4282
 Erick Dampier 4282
136.Anthony Davis 4279
137.Marvin Williams 4270
138.Mickey Johnson 4264
139.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4257
140.Elden Campbell 4236
141.Dominique Wilkins* 4219
142.Rudy Gobert 4217
143.James Edwards 4200
144.Christian Laettner 4185
145.Dave Robisch 4181
146.Chris Paul 4173
147.Alton Lister 4152
148.Udonis Haslem 4147
149.Trevor Ariza 4142
150.Nenê Hilário 4140
151.Joe Smith 4119
152.Chris Kaman 4095
 James Harden 4095
154.Clyde Drexler* 4062
155.Ray Allen* 4042
156.Brad Daugherty 4020
157.Red Robbins 4019
158.Rashard Lewis 4015
159.Emeka Okafor 4013
160.Jerome Kersey 4009
161.Luol Deng 4006
162.Tom Gugliotta 3994
163.Joe Johnson 3992
164.Al Harrington 3987
165.Grant Long 3986
166.Thaddeus Young 3983
167.Bobby Jones* 3980
168.Tracy McGrady* 3976
169.Zaza Pachulia 3953
170.Wayne Cooper 3946
171.Hot Rod Williams 3928
172.Joakim Noah 3917
173.Jonas Valančiūnas 3897
174.Gary Payton* 3877
175.Cliff Robinson 3874
176.Danny Schayes 3852
177.Kenyon Martin 3847
178.Bill Walton* 3820
179.Tom Owens 3814
180.Paul George 3812
181.Rich Kelley 3806
182.Richard Jefferson 3803
183.George Johnson 3789
184.Brian Grant 3788
185.George Gervin* 3786
186.Reggie Evans 3781
187.Alex English* 3760
188.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
189.Rik Smits 3746
190.Mike Miller 3744
191.Drew Gooden 3740
192.Joe Barry Carroll 3714
193.Gerald Wallace 3693
194.Michael Finley 3683
195.Mark Jackson 3682
196.Dwyane Wade 3675
197.Jim Eakins 3664
198.Clifford Ray 3630
199.Robert Horry 3625
200.Mark Olberding 3611
201.Luis Scola 3606
202.Vin Baker 3604
203.Chuck Person 3601
204.Draymond Green 3596
205.Rick Barry* 3589
206.Hassan Whiteside 3580
207.Mark West 3562
208.Brook Lopez 3556
209.Nicolas Batum 3529
210.Shawn Bradley 3525
211.Dave Corzine 3515
212.Mike Dunleavy 3513
213.Larry Johnson 3506
214.Wayman Tisdale 3500
215.Kenny Carr 3493
216.Tristan Thompson 3492
217.Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
218.Derrick Favors 3489
219.Ervin Johnson 3471
220.Greg Monroe 3460
221.Darnell Hillman 3451
222.Wil Jones 3442
 Rodney McCray 3442
224.Glen Rice 3441
225.Tobias Harris 3430
226.Greg Ballard 3424
227.Andre Miller 3422
228.Thurl Bailey 3414
229.Enes Kanter 3409
230.Bob Netolicky 3408
231.Loy Vaught 3399
232.Kyle Lowry 3396
233.Karl-Anthony Towns 3384
234.Boris Diaw 3376
235.Bernard King* 3356
236.Jeff Green 3346
237.Gar Heard 3329
238.Hedo Türkoğlu 3324
239.Kurt Rambis 3321
240.Tyrone Corbin 3320
241.Rajon Rondo 3316
242.Darryl Dawkins 3307
243.James Posey 3306
244.Reggie Miller* 3299
245.Kyle Korver 3298
246.Metta World Peace 3289
247.Al-Farouq Aminu 3287
248.Caron Butler 3284
249.Sidney Wicks 3268
250.Yao Ming* 3261

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player DRB
1.Mel Daniels* 6624
2.Artis Gilmore* 4992
3.Gerald Govan 4959
4.Billy Paultz 4030
5.Red Robbins 4019
6.Dan Issel* 3416
7.Bob Netolicky 3408
8.Jim Eakins 3369
9.Julius Erving* 3302
10.Julius Keye 3213
11.Byron Beck 3016
12.Goose Ligon 2999
13.Willie Wise 2942
14.John Beasley 2898
15.Wil Jones 2828
16.Gene Moore 2798
17.Ira Harge 2733
18.Warren Davis 2717
19.Cincinnatus Powell 2643
20.Trooper Washington 2640
21.Stew Johnson 2637
22.Mike Lewis 2542
23.Zelmo Beaty* 2523
24.George McGinnis* 2514
25.Rich Jones 2493
26.Dave Robisch 2359
27.Randy Denton 2210
28.Darnell Hillman 2194
29.Swen Nater 2159
30.Caldwell Jones 2143
31.Warren Jabali 2102
32.Roger Brown* 2092
33.George Carter 2062
34.Ron Boone 2052
35.Les Hunter 2023
36.Tom Owens 1871
37.Manny Leaks 1866
38.Larry Kenon 1818
39.Arthur Becker 1744
40.Wendell Ladner 1675
41.Randolph Mahaffey 1674
42.Doug Moe 1665
43.Jimmy Jones 1601
44.Larry Miller 1499
45.Louie Dampier* 1496
46.Walter Simon 1489
47.Donald Sidle 1446
48.Steve Jones 1410
49.Fatty Taylor 1394
50.Ralph Simpson 1393
51.Lee Davis 1380
52.George Gervin* 1365
53.Freddie Lewis 1322
54.Marvin Barnes 1245
55.Coby Dietrick 1228
56.George Peeples 1226
57.Rick Barry* 1223
58.Maurice Lucas 1207
59.Larry Jones 1179
60.Goo Kennedy 1159
61.Mike Green 1149
62.Craig Raymond 1147
63.Frank Card 1124
64.Spencer Haywood* 1104
65.Ronald Franz 1090
66.Wayne Hightower 1085
67.Mack Calvin 1080
68.Ed Johnson 1062
69.George Stone 1053
70.Ed Manning 1047
71.Billy Cunningham* 1017
72.Bobby Jones* 1012
73.Tim Bassett 1005
74.John Brisker 1003
75.Donnie Freeman 984
76.Willie Sojourner 978
77.Moses Malone* 971
78.Joe Caldwell 967
79.Julian Hammond 953
80.Mike Jackson 950
81.James Silas 948
82.Connie Hawkins* 944
83.Skip Thoren 939
84.Glen Combs 905
85.Gene Littles 897
 Jim Chones 897
87.Mike Gale 893
88.Marv Roberts 888
89.Bill Melchionni 859
90.Bob Warren 858
91.Simmie Hill 848
92.Chuck Williams 847
93.Bill Keller 834
94.Dan Anderson 828
95.Ted McClain 827
96.Len Elmore 824
97.Willie Long 816
98.John Smith 812
99.Neil Johnson 785
100.Billy Knight 762
101.George Thompson 757
102.Collis Jones 749
103.Sonny Dove 719
104.Willie Murrell 711
105.Don Buse 703
106.Gary Bradds 687
107.Rich Niemann 682
108.Sam Smith 681
109.Jim Ard 680
110.Gus Gerard 669
111.Oliver Taylor 661
112.Joe Hamilton 654
113.Darel Carrier 653
114.Jim McDaniels 649
115.Ronald Thomas 638
116.Jim Hadnot 633
117.David Vaughn 629
118.Lonnie Wright 618
 George Irvine 618
120.Bob Verga 615
121.Jackie Moreland 605
122.Al Smith 604
123.Dave Lattin 601
124.Ray Scott 591
125.Johnny Neumann 576
126.Charles Edge 567
127.Larry Brown* 565
128.George Adams 560
129.Bob Bedell 547
130.Ollie Darden 538
131.Mervin Jackson 530
132.Jan van Breda Kolff 529
133.Levern Tart 525
134.Keith Swagerty 501
135.Kendall Rhine 497
136.Charlie Scott* 488
137.Brian Taylor 486
138.Charles Williams 484
139.Travis Grant 482
140.Skeeter Swift 477
141.Bill McGill 475
142.Al Cueto 460
143.Dave Twardzik 456
144.Kim Hughes 434
145.Jimmy O'Brien 433
146.John Roche 420
147.George Lehmann 415
148.Hank Whitney 414
149.Bo Lamar 408
150.Tommie Bowens 401
151.Jeffrey Congdon 384
152.Roger Brown 373
153.Bird Averitt 369
154.Walter Piatkowski 363
 John Williamson 363
156.Jim Bradley 356
157.Mike Barr 355
158.Al Tucker 347
159.Mark Olberding 346
160.Samuel Robinson 345
161.Charles Beasley 342
162.George Johnson 338
 Chuck Terry 338
164.Tom Hoover 327
 Johnny Baum 327
166.Wayne Chapman 318
167.Mike Barrett 315
168.Mike Butler 311
169.Rick Mount 308
170.David Thompson* 297
171.Art Heyman 295
172.Jim Caldwell 290
173.Al Skinner 289
174.M.L. Carr 288
175.Mel Bennett 277
176.Arvesta Kelly 274
177.Claude Terry 268
 Will Frazier 268
179.Carl Fuller 249
180.George Karl 246
 Scott English 246
182.Larry Cannon 244
183.Charles Hentz 238
184.Dennis Hamilton 237
 Bill Bunting 237
186.Bud Olsen 234
187.Bruce Seals 233
188.Henry Logan 231
189.Ben Warley 227
190.William Franklin 226
191.Mike Pratt 225
 Paul Ruffner 225
193.Dennis Grey 223
194.Maurice McHartley 219
195.Stephen Chubin 214
196.George Tinsley 208
197.Barry Orms 207
198.George Sutor 205
199.Kevin Joyce 204
200.Luther Green 200
201.Luther Rackley 197
202.Ronnie Robinson 195
203.John Barnhill 193
 Joe Kennedy 193
205.Willie Somerset 191
206.Don Dee 188
207.Ron Perry 187
208.Dennis Wuycik 186
 Billy Schaeffer 186
210.Patrick McFarland 184
211.Riney Lochmann 183
212.Barry Parkhill 182
213.Lonnie Lynn 175
214.Lionel Billingy 173
 Jerry Chambers 173
 Ronald Taylor 173
217.Tom Workman 172
 Bernie Williams 172
 Len Chappell 172
220.Tom Thacker 171
221.Lamar Green 169
 Andrew Anderson 169
223.Mike Maloy 168
224.Garfield Smith 166
225.Leary Lentz 163
226.Gus Johnson* 160
227.Gary Gregor 159
228.Larry Bunce 158
229.Don Carlos 157
230.Daniel Sparks 156
231.Joe DePre 153
 Billy Shepherd 153
233.Dan Hester 151
234.Larry Finch 149
235.Tony Jackson 141
236.Shaler Halimon 136
237.Chico Vaughn 132
238.Stephen Vacendak 128
 Dan Roundfield 128
 Pierre Russell 128
241.Lloyd Batts 126
242.John Clawson 124
 Jasper Wilson 124
244.Bobby Croft 123
245.Charles Jordan 122
246.Don Chaney 121
247.Don Adams 119
248.Calvin Fowler 116
 Mel Peterson 116
250.Darrell Elston 115

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player DRB
1.Kevin Garnett* 11453
2.Karl Malone* 11406
3.Tim Duncan* 11232
4.Dwight Howard 10153
5.Robert Parish* 10117
6.Dirk Nowitzki 10021
7.Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
8.Moses Malone* 9481
9.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
10.Shaquille O'Neal* 8890
11.Patrick Ewing* 8855
12.Dikembe Mutombo* 8551
13.Buck Williams 8491
14.Charles Barkley* 8286
15.Charles Oakley 8281
16.Jack Sikma* 8274
17.Pau Gasol 8220
18.LeBron James 8195
19.Kevin Willis 7769
20.Dennis Rodman* 7625
21.Bill Laimbeer 7581
22.David Robinson* 7414
23.Shawn Marion 7369
24.Larry Bird* 7217
25.Ben Wallace 7038
26.Elvin Hayes* 6973
27.Jason Kidd* 6957
28.Tyson Chandler 6938
29.Zach Randolph 6929
30.Otis Thorpe 6924
31.DeAndre Jordan 6912
32.Marcus Camby 6902
33.Artis Gilmore* 6522
34.Vlade Divac* 6445
35.Paul Pierce 6435
36.Lamar Odom 6238
37.Carlos Boozer 6155
38.A.C. Green 6119
39.Kevin Love 6044
40.Horace Grant 5976
41.Chris Webber 5853
42.Rasheed Wallace 5826
43.Shawn Kemp 5808
44.LaMarcus Aldridge 5775
45.Elton Brand 5736
46.Andre Drummond 5705
47.Chris Bosh 5665
48.Al Jefferson 5636
49.Caldwell Jones 5621
50.Antawn Jamison 5600
51.Carmelo Anthony 5565
52.Kobe Bryant* 5548
53.Kevin Durant 5527
54.Bob McAdoo* 5502
55.Terry Cummings 5447
56.James Donaldson 5432
57.Scottie Pippen* 5426
58.Michael Cage 5419
59.Al Horford 5414
60.P.J. Brown 5407
61.Kurt Thomas 5406
62.Maurice Lucas 5401
63.Anthony Mason 5367
64.Sam Perkins 5342
65.Dale Davis 5302
66.Truck Robinson 5282
67.Jermaine O'Neal 5270
68.Sam Lacey 5226
69.Paul Millsap 5220
70.Russell Westbrook 5195
71.David Lee 5170
72.Marc Gasol 5161
73.Antonio McDyess 5160
74.Derrick Coleman 5153
75.Detlef Schrempf 5152
76.Rick Mahorn 5143
77.Dave Cowens* 5122
78.Mark Eaton 5082
79.Juwan Howard 5080
80.Larry Nance 5053
81.Nikola Vučević 5042
82.Michael Jordan* 5004
83.Antoine Walker 4997
84.Grant Hill* 4993
85.Wes Unseld* 4974
86.Magic Johnson* 4958
87.Alonzo Mourning* 4953
88.Vince Carter 4948
89.Josh Smith 4936
90.Alvan Adams 4922
91.Herb Williams 4885
92.Bob Lanier* 4853
93.Andre Iguodala 4808
94.David West 4806
95.Dan Roundfield 4798
96.Kevin McHale* 4764
97.Tom Chambers 4761
98.DeMarcus Cousins 4735
99.Larry Smith 4724
100.Mychal Thompson 4722
101.Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
102.Samuel Dalembert 4653
103.Marcin Gortat 4648
104.Dave Greenwood 4616
105.Benoit Benjamin 4604
106.Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
107.Tree Rollins 4602
108.LaSalle Thompson 4566
109.Brad Miller 4491
110.Donyell Marshall 4478
111.Rudy Gay 4460
112.Tyrone Hill 4458
113.Clifford Robinson 4454
114.Antonio Davis 4432
115.Mike Gminski 4398
116.Serge Ibaka 4393
117.Olden Polynice 4380
118.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
119.Andrew Bogut 4358
120.Troy Murphy 4335
121.Blake Griffin 4294
 Bill Cartwright 4294
123.Armen Gilliam 4284
124.Erick Dampier 4282
 Rony Seikaly 4282
126.Anthony Davis 4279
127.Marvin Williams 4270
128.Mickey Johnson 4264
129.Giannis Antetokounmpo 4257
130.Elden Campbell 4236
131.Dominique Wilkins* 4219
132.Rudy Gobert 4217
133.James Edwards 4200
134.Christian Laettner 4185
135.Chris Paul 4173
136.Alton Lister 4152
137.Udonis Haslem 4147
138.Trevor Ariza 4142
139.Nenê Hilário 4140
140.Joe Smith 4119
141.James Harden 4095
 Chris Kaman 4095
143.Clyde Drexler* 4062
144.Ray Allen* 4042
145.Dan Issel* 4021
146.Brad Daugherty 4020
147.Rashard Lewis 4015
148.Emeka Okafor 4013
149.Jerome Kersey 4009
150.Luol Deng 4006
151.Tom Gugliotta 3994
152.Joe Johnson 3992
153.Al Harrington 3987
154.Grant Long 3986
155.Thaddeus Young 3983
156.Tracy McGrady* 3976
157.Zaza Pachulia 3953
158.Wayne Cooper 3946
159.Hot Rod Williams 3928
160.Joakim Noah 3917
161.Jonas Valančiūnas 3897
162.Gary Payton* 3877
163.Cliff Robinson 3874
164.Danny Schayes 3852
165.Kenyon Martin 3847
166.Bill Walton* 3820
167.Paul George 3812
168.Rich Kelley 3806
169.Richard Jefferson 3803
170.Jim Chones 3794
171.George Johnson 3789
172.Brian Grant 3788
173.Reggie Evans 3781
174.Alex English* 3760
175.Swen Nater 3759
176.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
177.Rik Smits 3746
178.Mike Miller 3744
179.Drew Gooden 3740
180.Joe Barry Carroll 3714
181.Gerald Wallace 3693
182.Michael Finley 3683
183.Mark Jackson 3682
184.Dwyane Wade 3675
185.Clifford Ray 3630
186.Robert Horry 3625
187.Luis Scola 3606
188.Vin Baker 3604
189.Chuck Person 3601
190.Draymond Green 3596
191.Hassan Whiteside 3580
192.George McGinnis* 3576
193.Mark West 3562
194.Brook Lopez 3556
195.Julius Erving* 3534
196.Nicolas Batum 3529
197.Shawn Bradley 3525
198.Dave Corzine 3515
199.Mike Dunleavy 3513
200.Larry Johnson 3506
201.Wayman Tisdale 3500
202.Kenny Carr 3493
203.Tristan Thompson 3492
204.Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
205.Derrick Favors 3489
206.Ervin Johnson 3471
207.Greg Monroe 3460
208.Rodney McCray 3442
209.Glen Rice 3441
210.Tobias Harris 3430
211.Greg Ballard 3424
212.Andre Miller 3422
213.Thurl Bailey 3414
214.Enes Kanter 3409
215.Loy Vaught 3399
216.Kyle Lowry 3396
217.Karl-Anthony Towns 3384
218.Boris Diaw 3376
219.Bernard King* 3356
220.Jeff Green 3346
221.Gar Heard 3329
222.Hedo Türkoğlu 3324
223.Kurt Rambis 3321
224.Tyrone Corbin 3320
225.Rajon Rondo 3316
226.Darryl Dawkins 3307
227.James Posey 3306
228.Reggie Miller* 3299
229.Kyle Korver 3298
230.Metta World Peace 3289
231.Al-Farouq Aminu 3287
232.Caron Butler 3284
233.Sidney Wicks 3268
234.Mark Olberding 3265
235.Yao Ming* 3261
236.Lorenzen Wright 3255
237.Ersan İlyasova 3253
238.Taj Gibson 3250
239.Adrian Dantley* 3248
240.Channing Frye 3235
241.Xavier McDaniel 3231
242.Spencer Haywood* 3228
243.Kendrick Perkins 3227
244.Chris Dudley 3223
245.Matt Barnes 3215
246.Paul Silas 3213
247.Jason Richardson 3212
248.Tayshaun Prince 3207
249.Mehmet Okur 3175
250.Glenn Robinson 3162