NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Defensive Rebounds

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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.Robert Parish* 10117
7.Dirk Nowitzki 10021
8.Dwight Howard 9730
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.Kevin Willis 7769
20.Caldwell Jones 7764
21.LeBron James 7707
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.Marcus Camby 6902
35.Julius Erving* 6836
36.Mel Daniels* 6648
37.Maurice Lucas 6608
38.Billy Paultz 6575
39.DeAndre Jordan 6503
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.Horace Grant 5976
47.Swen Nater 5918
48.Chris Webber 5853
49.Rasheed Wallace 5826
50.Kevin Love 5822
51.Shawn Kemp 5808
52.Elton Brand 5736
53.Chris Bosh 5665
54.Al Jefferson 5636
55.LaMarcus Aldridge 5601
56.Antawn Jamison 5600
57.Kobe Bryant 5548
58.Bob McAdoo* 5502
59.Terry Cummings 5447
60.James Donaldson 5432
61.Scottie Pippen* 5426
62.Michael Cage 5419
63.P.J. Brown 5407
64.Kurt Thomas 5406
65.Kevin Durant 5375
66.Anthony Mason 5367
67.Sam Perkins 5342
68.Dale Davis 5302
69.Andre Drummond 5290
70.Truck Robinson 5282
71.Carmelo Anthony 5275
72.Jermaine O'Neal 5270
73.Sam Lacey 5226
74.David Lee 5170
75.Antonio McDyess 5160
76.Derrick Coleman 5153
77.Detlef Schrempf 5152
78.Rick Mahorn 5143
79.Dave Cowens* 5122
80.Al Horford 5103
81.Mark Eaton 5082
82.Juwan Howard 5080
83.Larry Nance 5053
84.Michael Jordan* 5004
85.Paul Millsap 4998
86.Antoine Walker 4997
87.Grant Hill* 4993
88.Wes Unseld* 4974
89.Gerald Govan 4959
90.Magic Johnson* 4958
91.Alonzo Mourning* 4953
92.Marc Gasol 4948
93.Josh Smith 4936
94.Dan Roundfield 4926
95.Alvan Adams 4922
96.Vince Carter 4904
97.Herb Williams 4885
98.Bob Lanier* 4853
99.David West 4806
100.Kevin McHale* 4764
101.Tom Chambers 4761
102.Larry Smith 4724
103.Mychal Thompson 4722
104.Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
105.Jim Chones 4691
106.Samuel Dalembert 4653
107.Marcin Gortat 4648
108.Russell Westbrook 4619
109.Dave Greenwood 4616
110.Benoit Benjamin 4604
111.Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
112.Tree Rollins 4602
113.Andre Iguodala 4592
114.LaSalle Thompson 4566
 DeMarcus Cousins 4566
116.Brad Miller 4491
117.Donyell Marshall 4478
118.Tyrone Hill 4458
119.Clifford Robinson 4454
120.Antonio Davis 4432
121.Larry Kenon 4398
 Mike Gminski 4398
123.Olden Polynice 4380
124.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
125.Andrew Bogut 4358
126.Troy Murphy 4335
127.Spencer Haywood* 4332
128.Bill Cartwright 4294
129.Armen Gilliam 4284
130.Rony Seikaly 4282
 Erick Dampier 4282
132.Mickey Johnson 4264
133.Nikola Vučević 4254
134.Elden Campbell 4236
135.Dominique Wilkins* 4219
136.James Edwards 4200
137.Marvin Williams 4199
138.Christian Laettner 4185
139.Dave Robisch 4181
140.Blake Griffin 4156
141.Alton Lister 4152
142.Rudy Gay 4146
143.Nenê Hilário 4140
144.Udonis Haslem 4135
145.Joe Smith 4119
146.Chris Kaman 4095
147.Serge Ibaka 4067
148.Clyde Drexler* 4062
149.Ray Allen* 4042
150.Brad Daugherty 4020
151.Red Robbins 4019
152.Rashard Lewis 4015
153.Emeka Okafor 4013
154.Jerome Kersey 4009
155.Luol Deng 4006
156.Trevor Ariza 3999
157.Tom Gugliotta 3994
158.Joe Johnson 3992
159.Al Harrington 3987
160.Grant Long 3986
161.Bobby Jones* 3980
162.Tracy McGrady* 3976
163.Zaza Pachulia 3953
164.Anthony Davis 3952
165.Wayne Cooper 3946
166.Hot Rod Williams 3928
167.Joakim Noah 3906
168.Gary Payton* 3877
169.Cliff Robinson 3874
170.Danny Schayes 3852
171.Kenyon Martin 3847
172.Chris Paul 3829
173.Bill Walton* 3820
174.Tom Owens 3814
175.Rich Kelley 3806
176.Richard Jefferson 3803
177.George Johnson 3789
178.Brian Grant 3788
179.George Gervin* 3786
180.Reggie Evans 3781
181.Alex English* 3760
182.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
183.Rik Smits 3746
184.Mike Miller 3744
185.Drew Gooden 3740
186.Joe Barry Carroll 3714
187.Thaddeus Young 3696
188.Gerald Wallace 3693
189.Michael Finley 3683
190.Mark Jackson 3682
191.Dwyane Wade 3675
192.Jim Eakins 3664
193.Clifford Ray 3630
 James Harden 3630
195.Robert Horry 3625
196.Mark Olberding 3611
197.Luis Scola 3606
198.Vin Baker 3604
199.Chuck Person 3601
200.Rick Barry* 3589
201.Mark West 3562
202.Giannis Antetokounmpo 3540
203.Shawn Bradley 3525
204.Dave Corzine 3515
205.Mike Dunleavy 3513
206.Larry Johnson 3506
207.Wayman Tisdale 3500
208.Kenny Carr 3493
209.Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
210.Ervin Johnson 3471
 Paul George 3471
212.Greg Monroe 3460
213.Darnell Hillman 3451
214.Wil Jones 3442
 Rodney McCray 3442
216.Glen Rice 3441
217.Greg Ballard 3424
218.Andre Miller 3422
219.Thurl Bailey 3414
220.Rudy Gobert 3408
 Bob Netolicky 3408
222.Loy Vaught 3399
223.Boris Diaw 3376
224.Bernard King* 3356
225.Gar Heard 3329
226.Hedo Türkoğlu 3324
227.Kurt Rambis 3321
228.Tyrone Corbin 3320
229.Darryl Dawkins 3307
230.James Posey 3306
231.Nicolas Batum 3299
 Reggie Miller* 3299
233.Metta World Peace 3289
234.Caron Butler 3284
235.Brook Lopez 3279
236.Sidney Wicks 3268
237.Yao Ming* 3261
238.Draymond Green 3260
239.Kyle Korver 3256
240.Lorenzen Wright 3255
241.Adrian Dantley* 3248
242.Channing Frye 3235
243.Xavier McDaniel 3231
244.Kendrick Perkins 3227
245.Rajon Rondo 3225
246.Chris Dudley 3223
247.Matt Barnes 3215
248.Paul Silas 3213
 Julius Keye 3213
250.Jason Richardson 3212

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.Robert Parish* 10117
5.Dirk Nowitzki 10021
6.Dwight Howard 9730
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.Kevin Willis 7769
19.LeBron James 7707
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.Marcus Camby 6902
32.Artis Gilmore* 6522
33.DeAndre Jordan 6503
34.Vlade Divac* 6445
35.Paul Pierce 6435
36.Lamar Odom 6238
37.Carlos Boozer 6155
38.A.C. Green 6119
39.Horace Grant 5976
40.Chris Webber 5853
41.Rasheed Wallace 5826
42.Kevin Love 5822
43.Shawn Kemp 5808
44.Elton Brand 5736
45.Chris Bosh 5665
46.Al Jefferson 5636
47.Caldwell Jones 5621
48.LaMarcus Aldridge 5601
49.Antawn Jamison 5600
50.Kobe Bryant 5548
51.Bob McAdoo* 5502
52.Terry Cummings 5447
53.James Donaldson 5432
54.Scottie Pippen* 5426
55.Michael Cage 5419
56.P.J. Brown 5407
57.Kurt Thomas 5406
58.Maurice Lucas 5401
59.Kevin Durant 5375
60.Anthony Mason 5367
61.Sam Perkins 5342
62.Dale Davis 5302
63.Andre Drummond 5290
64.Truck Robinson 5282
65.Carmelo Anthony 5275
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.Al Horford 5103
75.Mark Eaton 5082
76.Juwan Howard 5080
77.Larry Nance 5053
78.Michael Jordan* 5004
79.Paul Millsap 4998
80.Antoine Walker 4997
81.Grant Hill* 4993
82.Wes Unseld* 4974
83.Magic Johnson* 4958
84.Alonzo Mourning* 4953
85.Marc Gasol 4948
86.Josh Smith 4936
87.Alvan Adams 4922
88.Vince Carter 4904
89.Herb Williams 4885
90.Bob Lanier* 4853
91.David West 4806
92.Dan Roundfield 4798
93.Kevin McHale* 4764
94.Tom Chambers 4761
95.Larry Smith 4724
96.Mychal Thompson 4722
97.Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
98.Samuel Dalembert 4653
99.Marcin Gortat 4648
100.Russell Westbrook 4619
101.Dave Greenwood 4616
102.Benoit Benjamin 4604
103.Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
104.Tree Rollins 4602
105.Andre Iguodala 4592
106.DeMarcus Cousins 4566
 LaSalle Thompson 4566
108.Brad Miller 4491
109.Donyell Marshall 4478
110.Tyrone Hill 4458
111.Clifford Robinson 4454
112.Antonio Davis 4432
113.Mike Gminski 4398
114.Olden Polynice 4380
115.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
116.Andrew Bogut 4358
117.Troy Murphy 4335
118.Bill Cartwright 4294
119.Armen Gilliam 4284
120.Rony Seikaly 4282
 Erick Dampier 4282
122.Mickey Johnson 4264
123.Nikola Vučević 4254
124.Elden Campbell 4236
125.Dominique Wilkins* 4219
126.James Edwards 4200
127.Marvin Williams 4199
128.Christian Laettner 4185
129.Blake Griffin 4156
130.Alton Lister 4152
131.Rudy Gay 4146
132.Nenê Hilário 4140
133.Udonis Haslem 4135
134.Joe Smith 4119
135.Chris Kaman 4095
136.Serge Ibaka 4067
137.Clyde Drexler* 4062
138.Ray Allen* 4042
139.Dan Issel* 4021
140.Brad Daugherty 4020
141.Rashard Lewis 4015
142.Emeka Okafor 4013
143.Jerome Kersey 4009
144.Luol Deng 4006
145.Trevor Ariza 3999
146.Tom Gugliotta 3994
147.Joe Johnson 3992
148.Al Harrington 3987
149.Grant Long 3986
150.Tracy McGrady* 3976
151.Zaza Pachulia 3953
152.Anthony Davis 3952
153.Wayne Cooper 3946
154.Hot Rod Williams 3928
155.Joakim Noah 3906
156.Gary Payton* 3877
157.Cliff Robinson 3874
158.Danny Schayes 3852
159.Kenyon Martin 3847
160.Chris Paul 3829
161.Bill Walton* 3820
162.Rich Kelley 3806
163.Richard Jefferson 3803
164.Jim Chones 3794
165.George Johnson 3789
166.Brian Grant 3788
167.Reggie Evans 3781
168.Alex English* 3760
169.Swen Nater 3759
170.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
171.Rik Smits 3746
172.Mike Miller 3744
173.Drew Gooden 3740
174.Joe Barry Carroll 3714
175.Thaddeus Young 3696
176.Gerald Wallace 3693
177.Michael Finley 3683
178.Mark Jackson 3682
179.Dwyane Wade 3675
180.James Harden 3630
 Clifford Ray 3630
182.Robert Horry 3625
183.Luis Scola 3606
184.Vin Baker 3604
185.Chuck Person 3601
186.George McGinnis* 3576
187.Mark West 3562
188.Giannis Antetokounmpo 3540
189.Julius Erving* 3534
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.Paul George 3471
 Ervin Johnson 3471
199.Greg Monroe 3460
200.Rodney McCray 3442
201.Glen Rice 3441
202.Greg Ballard 3424
203.Andre Miller 3422
204.Thurl Bailey 3414
205.Rudy Gobert 3408
206.Loy Vaught 3399
207.Boris Diaw 3376
208.Bernard King* 3356
209.Gar Heard 3329
210.Hedo Türkoğlu 3324
211.Kurt Rambis 3321
212.Tyrone Corbin 3320
213.Darryl Dawkins 3307
214.James Posey 3306
215.Reggie Miller* 3299
 Nicolas Batum 3299
217.Metta World Peace 3289
218.Caron Butler 3284
219.Brook Lopez 3279
220.Sidney Wicks 3268
221.Mark Olberding 3265
222.Yao Ming* 3261
223.Draymond Green 3260
224.Kyle Korver 3256
225.Lorenzen Wright 3255
226.Adrian Dantley* 3248
227.Channing Frye 3235
228.Xavier McDaniel 3231
229.Spencer Haywood* 3228
230.Kendrick Perkins 3227
231.Rajon Rondo 3225
232.Chris Dudley 3223
233.Matt Barnes 3215
234.Paul Silas 3213
235.Jason Richardson 3212
236.Al-Farouq Aminu 3210
237.Tayshaun Prince 3207
238.Hassan Whiteside 3200
239.Tristan Thompson 3196
240.Jonas Valančiūnas 3194
241.Mehmet Okur 3175
242.Ersan İlyasova 3173
243.Glenn Robinson 3162
244.Terry Porter 3157
245.Cedric Maxwell 3153
246.Jeff Foster 3147
 James Worthy* 3147
248.Derrick Favors 3141
249.Dan Majerle 3140
250.Jeff Green 3133
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