NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Defensive Rebounds

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

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. Robert Parish* 10117
7. Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
8. Dirk Nowitzki 9605
9. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
10. Dwight Howard 8935
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 7789
19. Kevin Willis 7769
20. Caldwell Jones 7764
21. Dennis Rodman* 7625
22. Bill Laimbeer 7581
23. Dan Issel* 7437
24. David Robinson* 7414
25. Shawn Marion 7369
26. Larry Bird* 7217
27. Ben Wallace 7038
28. Elvin Hayes* 6973
29. Jason Kidd 6957
30. Otis Thorpe 6924
31. Marcus Camby 6902
32. Julius Erving* 6836
33. Zach Randolph 6766
34. Mel Daniels* 6648
35. LeBron James 6623
36. Maurice Lucas 6608
37. Billy Paultz 6575
38. Tyson Chandler 6539
39. Vlade Divac 6445
40. Paul Pierce 6435
41. Lamar Odom 6238
42. Carlos Boozer 6155
43. A.C. Green 6119
44. George McGinnis* 6090
45. Horace Grant 5976
46. Swen Nater 5918
47. Chris Webber 5853
48. Rasheed Wallace 5826
49. Shawn Kemp 5808
50. Elton Brand 5736
51. Chris Bosh 5665
52. Antawn Jamison 5600
53. Al Jefferson 5559
54. Kobe Bryant 5548
55. Bob McAdoo* 5502
56. Terry Cummings 5447
57. James Donaldson 5432
58. Scottie Pippen* 5426
59. Michael Cage 5419
60. P.J. Brown 5407
61. Kurt Thomas 5406
62. Anthony Mason 5367
63. Sam Perkins 5342
64. Dale Davis 5302
65. Truck Robinson 5282
66. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
67. Sam Lacey 5226
68. David Lee 5170
69. Antonio McDyess 5160
70. Derrick Coleman 5153
71. Detlef Schrempf 5152
72. Rick Mahorn 5143
73. Dave Cowens* 5122
74. Mark Eaton 5082
75. Juwan Howard 5080
76. Larry Nance 5053
77. Kevin Love 5051
78. Michael Jordan* 5004
79. Antoine Walker 4997
80. Grant Hill 4993
81. Wes Unseld* 4974
82. DeAndre Jordan 4966
83. Gerald Govan 4959
84. Magic Johnson* 4958
85. Alonzo Mourning* 4953
86. Josh Smith 4936
87. Dan Roundfield 4926
88. Alvan Adams 4922
89. Herb Williams 4885
90. Bob Lanier* 4853
91. Carmelo Anthony 4835
92. Kevin McHale* 4764
93. Tom Chambers 4761
94. Larry Smith 4724
95. Mychal Thompson 4722
96. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
97. David West 4702
98. Jim Chones 4691
99. Samuel Dalembert 4653
100. LaMarcus Aldridge 4639
101. Kevin Durant 4633
102. Dave Greenwood 4616
103. Benoit Benjamin 4604
104. Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
105. Tree Rollins 4602
106. Vince Carter 4571
107. LaSalle Thompson 4566
108. Brad Miller 4491
109. Donyell Marshall 4478
110. Tyrone Hill 4458
111. Clifford Robinson 4454
112. Antonio Davis 4432
113. Paul Millsap 4419
114. Larry Kenon 4398
  Mike Gminski 4398
116. Olden Polynice 4380
117. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
118. Troy Murphy 4335
119. Spencer Haywood* 4332
120. Al Horford 4317
121. Andrew Bogut 4297
122. Bill Cartwright 4294
123. Armen Gilliam 4284
124. Rony Seikaly 4282
  Erick Dampier 4282
126. Andre Iguodala 4268
127. Mickey Johnson 4264
128. Elden Campbell 4236
129. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
130. James Edwards 4200
131. Marcin Gortat 4191
132. Christian Laettner 4185
133. Dave Robisch 4181
134. DeMarcus Cousins 4152
  Alton Lister 4152
136. Joe Smith 4119
137. Udonis Haslem 4102
138. Chris Kaman 4095
139. Clyde Drexler* 4062
140. Ray Allen 4042
141. Brad Daugherty 4020
142. Red Robbins 4019
143. Rashard Lewis 4015
144. Jerome Kersey 4009
145. Tom Gugliotta 3994
146. Al Harrington 3987
147. Grant Long 3986
148. Bobby Jones 3980
149. Tracy McGrady* 3976
150. Nene Hilario 3974
151. Luol Deng 3953
152. Wayne Cooper 3946
153. Emeka Okafor 3940
154. Hot Rod Williams 3928
155. Marc Gasol 3915
156. Gary Payton* 3877
157. Cliff Robinson 3874
158. Danny Schayes 3852
159. Joe Johnson 3849
160. Kenyon Martin 3847
161. Bill Walton* 3820
162. Tom Owens 3814
163. Rich Kelley 3806
164. Richard Jefferson 3791
165. George Johnson 3789
166. Brian Grant 3788
167. George Gervin* 3786
168. Reggie Evans 3781
169. Alex English* 3760
170. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
171. Rik Smits 3746
172. Mike Miller 3744
173. Drew Gooden 3740
174. Joakim Noah 3721
175. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
176. Gerald Wallace 3693
177. Michael Finley 3683
178. Mark Jackson 3682
179. Jim Eakins 3664
180. Zaza Pachulia 3647
181. Clifford Ray 3630
182. Robert Horry 3625
183. Mark Olberding 3611
184. Luis Scola 3606
185. Vin Baker 3604
186. Chuck Person 3601
187. Rick Barry* 3589
188. Marvin Williams 3585
189. Mark West 3562
190. Shawn Bradley 3525
191. Dave Corzine 3515
192. Mike Dunleavy 3513
193. Larry Johnson 3506
194. Wayman Tisdale 3500
195. Kenny Carr 3493
196. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
197. Ervin Johnson 3471
198. Darnell Hillman 3451
199. Andre Drummond 3446
200. Wil Jones 3442
  Rodney McCray 3442
202. Glen Rice 3441
  Rudy Gay 3441
204. Greg Ballard 3424
205. Andre Miller 3422
206. Thurl Bailey 3414
207. Bob Netolicky 3408
208. Loy Vaught 3399
209. Blake Griffin 3394
210. Trevor Ariza 3386
211. Boris Diaw 3376
212. Bernard King* 3356
213. Dwyane Wade 3334
214. Gar Heard 3329
215. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
216. Kurt Rambis 3321
217. Tyrone Corbin 3320
218. Darryl Dawkins 3307
219. James Posey 3306
220. Reggie Miller* 3299
221. Metta World Peace 3289
222. Caron Butler 3284
223. Sidney Wicks 3268
224. Yao Ming* 3261
225. Lorenzen Wright 3255
226. Russell Westbrook 3249
227. Adrian Dantley* 3248
228. Xavier McDaniel 3231
229. Kendrick Perkins 3226
230. Chris Dudley 3223
231. Matt Barnes 3215
232. Paul Silas 3213
  Julius Keye 3213
234. Jason Richardson 3212
235. Tayshaun Prince 3207
236. Greg Monroe 3201
237. Mehmet Okur 3175
238. Chris Paul 3170
239. Glenn Robinson 3162
240. Terry Porter 3157
241. Cedric Maxwell 3153
242. Jeff Foster 3147
  James Worthy* 3147
244. Dan Majerle 3140
245. Serge Ibaka 3137
246. Channing Frye 3123
247. Willie Wise 3120
248. Corey Maggette 3107
249. Eddie Jones 3096
250. Danny Manning 3092

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player DRB
1. Kevin Garnett 11453
2. Karl Malone* 11406
3. Tim Duncan 11232
4. Robert Parish* 10117
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
6. Dirk Nowitzki 9605
7. Moses Malone* 9481
8. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9394
9. Dwight Howard 8935
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 7789
18. Kevin Willis 7769
19. Dennis Rodman* 7625
20. Bill Laimbeer 7581
21. David Robinson* 7414
22. Shawn Marion 7369
23. Larry Bird* 7217
24. Ben Wallace 7038
25. Elvin Hayes* 6973
26. Jason Kidd 6957
27. Otis Thorpe 6924
28. Marcus Camby 6902
29. Zach Randolph 6766
30. LeBron James 6623
31. Tyson Chandler 6539
32. Artis Gilmore* 6522
33. Vlade Divac 6445
34. Paul Pierce 6435
35. Lamar Odom 6238
36. Carlos Boozer 6155
37. A.C. Green 6119
38. Horace Grant 5976
39. Chris Webber 5853
40. Rasheed Wallace 5826
41. Shawn Kemp 5808
42. Elton Brand 5736
43. Chris Bosh 5665
44. Caldwell Jones 5621
45. Antawn Jamison 5600
46. Al Jefferson 5559
47. Kobe Bryant 5548
48. Bob McAdoo* 5502
49. Terry Cummings 5447
50. James Donaldson 5432
51. Scottie Pippen* 5426
52. Michael Cage 5419
53. P.J. Brown 5407
54. Kurt Thomas 5406
55. Maurice Lucas 5401
56. Anthony Mason 5367
57. Sam Perkins 5342
58. Dale Davis 5302
59. Truck Robinson 5282
60. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
61. Sam Lacey 5226
62. David Lee 5170
63. Antonio McDyess 5160
64. Derrick Coleman 5153
65. Detlef Schrempf 5152
66. Rick Mahorn 5143
67. Dave Cowens* 5122
68. Mark Eaton 5082
69. Juwan Howard 5080
70. Larry Nance 5053
71. Kevin Love 5051
72. Michael Jordan* 5004
73. Antoine Walker 4997
74. Grant Hill 4993
75. Wes Unseld* 4974
76. DeAndre Jordan 4966
77. Magic Johnson* 4958
78. Alonzo Mourning* 4953
79. Josh Smith 4936
80. Alvan Adams 4922
81. Herb Williams 4885
82. Bob Lanier* 4853
83. Carmelo Anthony 4835
84. Dan Roundfield 4798
85. Kevin McHale* 4764
86. Tom Chambers 4761
87. Larry Smith 4724
88. Mychal Thompson 4722
89. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
90. David West 4702
91. Samuel Dalembert 4653
92. LaMarcus Aldridge 4639
93. Kevin Durant 4633
94. Dave Greenwood 4616
95. Benoit Benjamin 4604
96. Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
97. Tree Rollins 4602
98. Vince Carter 4571
99. LaSalle Thompson 4566
100. Brad Miller 4491
101. Donyell Marshall 4478
102. Tyrone Hill 4458
103. Clifford Robinson 4454
104. Antonio Davis 4432
105. Paul Millsap 4419
106. Mike Gminski 4398
107. Olden Polynice 4380
108. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
109. Troy Murphy 4335
110. Al Horford 4317
111. Andrew Bogut 4297
112. Bill Cartwright 4294
113. Armen Gilliam 4284
114. Erick Dampier 4282
  Rony Seikaly 4282
116. Andre Iguodala 4268
117. Mickey Johnson 4264
118. Elden Campbell 4236
119. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
120. James Edwards 4200
121. Marcin Gortat 4191
122. Christian Laettner 4185
123. Alton Lister 4152
  DeMarcus Cousins 4152
125. Joe Smith 4119
126. Udonis Haslem 4102
127. Chris Kaman 4095
128. Clyde Drexler* 4062
129. Ray Allen 4042
130. Dan Issel* 4021
131. Brad Daugherty 4020
132. Rashard Lewis 4015
133. Jerome Kersey 4009
134. Tom Gugliotta 3994
135. Al Harrington 3987
136. Grant Long 3986
137. Tracy McGrady* 3976
138. Nene Hilario 3974
139. Luol Deng 3953
140. Wayne Cooper 3946
141. Emeka Okafor 3940
142. Hot Rod Williams 3928
143. Marc Gasol 3915
144. Gary Payton* 3877
145. Cliff Robinson 3874
146. Danny Schayes 3852
147. Joe Johnson 3849
148. Kenyon Martin 3847
149. Bill Walton* 3820
150. Rich Kelley 3806
151. Jim Chones 3794
152. Richard Jefferson 3791
153. George Johnson 3789
154. Brian Grant 3788
155. Reggie Evans 3781
156. Alex English* 3760
157. Swen Nater 3759
158. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
159. Rik Smits 3746
160. Mike Miller 3744
161. Drew Gooden 3740
162. Joakim Noah 3721
163. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
164. Gerald Wallace 3693
165. Michael Finley 3683
166. Mark Jackson 3682
167. Zaza Pachulia 3647
168. Clifford Ray 3630
169. Robert Horry 3625
170. Luis Scola 3606
171. Vin Baker 3604
172. Chuck Person 3601
173. Marvin Williams 3585
174. George McGinnis* 3576
175. Mark West 3562
176. Julius Erving* 3534
177. Shawn Bradley 3525
178. Dave Corzine 3515
179. Mike Dunleavy 3513
180. Larry Johnson 3506
181. Wayman Tisdale 3500
182. Kenny Carr 3493
183. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
184. Ervin Johnson 3471
185. Andre Drummond 3446
186. Rodney McCray 3442
187. Glen Rice 3441
  Rudy Gay 3441
189. Greg Ballard 3424
190. Andre Miller 3422
191. Thurl Bailey 3414
192. Loy Vaught 3399
193. Blake Griffin 3394
194. Trevor Ariza 3386
195. Boris Diaw 3376
196. Bernard King* 3356
197. Dwyane Wade 3334
198. Gar Heard 3329
199. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
200. Kurt Rambis 3321
201. Tyrone Corbin 3320
202. Darryl Dawkins 3307
203. James Posey 3306
204. Reggie Miller* 3299
205. Metta World Peace 3289
206. Caron Butler 3284
207. Sidney Wicks 3268
208. Mark Olberding 3265
209. Yao Ming* 3261
210. Lorenzen Wright 3255
211. Russell Westbrook 3249
212. Adrian Dantley* 3248
213. Xavier McDaniel 3231
214. Spencer Haywood* 3228
215. Kendrick Perkins 3226
216. Chris Dudley 3223
217. Matt Barnes 3215
218. Paul Silas 3213
219. Jason Richardson 3212
220. Tayshaun Prince 3207
221. Greg Monroe 3201
222. Mehmet Okur 3175
223. Chris Paul 3170
224. Glenn Robinson 3162
225. Terry Porter 3157
226. Cedric Maxwell 3153
227. James Worthy* 3147
  Jeff Foster 3147
229. Dan Majerle 3140
230. Serge Ibaka 3137
231. Channing Frye 3123
232. Corey Maggette 3107
233. Eddie Jones 3096
234. Danny Manning 3092
235. John Stockton* 3085
236. Fat Lever 3081
237. Terry Tyler 3066
238. Dwight Jones 3057
239. Theo Ratliff 3053
  Nick Anderson 3053
241. Eddie Johnson 3046
242. Nikola Vucevic 3041
243. Steve Hawes 3040
244. Peja Stojakovic 3035
245. Thaddeus Young 3018
246. Chris Mullin* 3008
247. Anderson Varejao 3007
248. Robert Reid 3001
249. Steve Nash 2999
250. Jamaal Magloire 2990

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. Jim Chones 897
  Gene Littles 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. John Williamson 363
  Walter Piatkowski 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. Chuck Terry 338
  George Johnson 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. Will Frazier 268
  Claude Terry 268
179. Carl Fuller 249
180. George Karl 246
  Scott English 246
182. Larry Cannon 244
183. Charles Hentz 238
184. Bill Bunting 237
  Dennis Hamilton 237
186. Bud Olsen 234
187. Bruce Seals 233
188. Henry Logan 231
189. Ben Warley 227
190. William Franklin 226
191. Paul Ruffner 225
  Mike Pratt 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. Billy Schaeffer 186
  Dennis Wuycik 186
210. Patrick McFarland 184
211. Riney Lochmann 183
212. Barry Parkhill 182
213. Lonnie Lynn 175
214. Jerry Chambers 173
  Ronald Taylor 173
  Lionel Billingy 173
217. Bernie Williams 172
  Len Chappell 172
  Tom Workman 172
220. Tom Thacker 171
221. Andrew Anderson 169
  Lamar Green 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. Dan Roundfield 128
  Pierre Russell 128
  Stephen Vacendak 128
241. Lloyd Batts 126
242. Jasper Wilson 124
  John Clawson 124
244. Bobby Croft 123
245. Charles Jordan 122
246. Don Chaney 121
247. Don Adams 119
248. Mel Peterson 116
  Calvin Fowler 116
250. Darrell Elston 115

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