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.Robert Parish* 10117
7.Dirk Nowitzki 10021
8.Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
9.Dwight Howard 9513
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.Dennis Rodman* 7625
22.Bill Laimbeer 7581
23.LeBron James 7437
 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.Zach Randolph 6929
32.Otis Thorpe 6924
33.Marcus Camby 6902
34.Tyson Chandler 6897
35.Julius Erving* 6836
36.Mel Daniels* 6648
37.Maurice Lucas 6608
38.Billy Paultz 6575
39.Vlade Divac* 6445
40.Paul Pierce 6435
41.Lamar Odom 6238
42.DeAndre Jordan 6230
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.Shawn Kemp 5808
51.Elton Brand 5736
52.Chris Bosh 5665
53.Al Jefferson 5636
54.Antawn Jamison 5600
55.Kobe Bryant 5548
56.Bob McAdoo* 5502
57.Kevin Love 5479
58.Terry Cummings 5447
59.James Donaldson 5432
60.Scottie Pippen* 5426
61.Michael Cage 5419
62.P.J. Brown 5407
63.Kurt Thomas 5406
64.LaMarcus Aldridge 5387
65.Kevin Durant 5375
66.Anthony Mason 5367
67.Sam Perkins 5342
68.Dale Davis 5302
69.Truck Robinson 5282
70.Jermaine O'Neal 5270
71.Sam Lacey 5226
72.David Lee 5170
73.Antonio McDyess 5160
74.Derrick Coleman 5153
75.Detlef Schrempf 5152
76.Rick Mahorn 5143
77.Dave Cowens* 5122
78.Carmelo Anthony 5120
79.Mark Eaton 5082
80.Juwan Howard 5080
81.Larry Nance 5053
82.Michael Jordan* 5004
83.Antoine Walker 4997
84.Grant Hill* 4993
85.Wes Unseld* 4974
86.Gerald Govan 4959
87.Magic Johnson* 4958
88.Alonzo Mourning* 4953
89.Josh Smith 4936
90.Dan Roundfield 4926
91.Alvan Adams 4922
92.Al Horford 4902
93.Herb Williams 4885
94.Paul Millsap 4876
95.Bob Lanier* 4853
96.Vince Carter 4842
97.Andre Drummond 4816
98.David West 4806
99.Marc Gasol 4772
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.Dave Greenwood 4616
109.Benoit Benjamin 4604
110.Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
111.Tree Rollins 4602
112.Andre Iguodala 4592
113.DeMarcus Cousins 4566
 LaSalle Thompson 4566
115.Brad Miller 4491
116.Donyell Marshall 4478
117.Tyrone Hill 4458
118.Clifford Robinson 4454
119.Antonio Davis 4432
120.Larry Kenon 4398
 Mike Gminski 4398
122.Russell Westbrook 4389
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.Erick Dampier 4282
 Rony Seikaly 4282
132.Mickey Johnson 4264
133.Elden Campbell 4236
134.Dominique Wilkins* 4219
135.James Edwards 4200
136.Christian Laettner 4185
137.Dave Robisch 4181
138.Alton Lister 4152
139.Nenê Hilário 4140
140.Udonis Haslem 4132
141.Joe Smith 4119
142.Marvin Williams 4117
143.Chris Kaman 4095
144.Blake Griffin 4089
145.Clyde Drexler* 4062
146.Ray Allen* 4042
147.Brad Daugherty 4020
148.Red Robbins 4019
149.Rashard Lewis 4015
150.Emeka Okafor 4013
151.Jerome Kersey 4009
152.Luol Deng 4006
153.Tom Gugliotta 3994
154.Joe Johnson 3992
155.Al Harrington 3987
156.Grant Long 3986
157.Bobby Jones* 3980
158.Nikola Vučević 3978
159.Tracy McGrady* 3976
160.Rudy Gay 3957
161.Zaza Pachulia 3953
162.Wayne Cooper 3946
163.Hot Rod Williams 3928
164.Joakim Noah 3906
165.Gary Payton* 3877
166.Trevor Ariza 3874
 Cliff Robinson 3874
168.Serge Ibaka 3862
169.Danny Schayes 3852
170.Kenyon Martin 3847
171.Bill Walton* 3820
172.Tom Owens 3814
173.Rich Kelley 3806
174.Richard Jefferson 3803
175.George Johnson 3789
176.Brian Grant 3788
177.George Gervin* 3786
178.Reggie Evans 3781
179.Alex English* 3760
180.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
181.Rik Smits 3746
182.Mike Miller 3744
183.Drew Gooden 3740
184.Joe Barry Carroll 3714
185.Anthony Davis 3698
186.Gerald Wallace 3693
187.Michael Finley 3683
188.Mark Jackson 3682
189.Dwyane Wade 3675
190.Jim Eakins 3664
191.Clifford Ray 3630
192.Robert Horry 3625
193.Chris Paul 3621
194.Mark Olberding 3611
195.Luis Scola 3606
196.Vin Baker 3604
197.Chuck Person 3601
198.Rick Barry* 3589
199.Mark West 3562
 Thaddeus Young 3562
201.Shawn Bradley 3525
202.Dave Corzine 3515
203.Mike Dunleavy 3513
204.Larry Johnson 3506
205.Wayman Tisdale 3500
206.Kenny Carr 3493
207.Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
208.Ervin Johnson 3471
209.Greg Monroe 3460
210.Darnell Hillman 3451
211.Rodney McCray 3442
 Wil Jones 3442
213.Glen Rice 3441
214.Greg Ballard 3424
215.Andre Miller 3422
216.James Harden 3418
217.Thurl Bailey 3414
218.Bob Netolicky 3408
219.Loy Vaught 3399
220.Boris Diaw 3376
221.Bernard King* 3356
222.Gar Heard 3329
223.Paul George 3328
224.Hedo Türkoğlu 3324
225.Kurt Rambis 3321
226.Tyrone Corbin 3320
227.Darryl Dawkins 3307
228.James Posey 3306
229.Reggie Miller* 3299
230.Metta World Peace 3289
231.Caron Butler 3284
232.Sidney Wicks 3268
233.Yao Ming* 3261
234.Lorenzen Wright 3255
235.Adrian Dantley* 3248
236.Channing Frye 3235
237.Xavier McDaniel 3231
238.Kendrick Perkins 3227
 Nicolas Batum 3227
240.Chris Dudley 3223
241.Matt Barnes 3215
242.Julius Keye 3213
 Paul Silas 3213
244.Jason Richardson 3212
245.Tayshaun Prince 3207
246.Kyle Korver 3191
247.Mehmet Okur 3175
248.Glenn Robinson 3162
249.Terry Porter 3157
250.Cedric Maxwell 3153

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.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.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.Dennis Wuycik 186
 Billy Schaeffer 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

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.Hakeem Olajuwon* 9714
7.Dwight Howard 9513
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.Dennis Rodman* 7625
20.Bill Laimbeer 7581
21.LeBron James 7437
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.Zach Randolph 6929
29.Otis Thorpe 6924
30.Marcus Camby 6902
31.Tyson Chandler 6897
32.Artis Gilmore* 6522
33.Vlade Divac* 6445
34.Paul Pierce 6435
35.Lamar Odom 6238
36.DeAndre Jordan 6230
37.Carlos Boozer 6155
38.A.C. Green 6119
39.Horace Grant 5976
40.Chris Webber 5853
41.Rasheed Wallace 5826
42.Shawn Kemp 5808
43.Elton Brand 5736
44.Chris Bosh 5665
45.Al Jefferson 5636
46.Caldwell Jones 5621
47.Antawn Jamison 5600
48.Kobe Bryant 5548
49.Bob McAdoo* 5502
50.Kevin Love 5479
51.Terry Cummings 5447
52.James Donaldson 5432
53.Scottie Pippen* 5426
54.Michael Cage 5419
55.P.J. Brown 5407
56.Kurt Thomas 5406
57.Maurice Lucas 5401
58.LaMarcus Aldridge 5387
59.Kevin Durant 5375
60.Anthony Mason 5367
61.Sam Perkins 5342
62.Dale Davis 5302
63.Truck Robinson 5282
64.Jermaine O'Neal 5270
65.Sam Lacey 5226
66.David Lee 5170
67.Antonio McDyess 5160
68.Derrick Coleman 5153
69.Detlef Schrempf 5152
70.Rick Mahorn 5143
71.Dave Cowens* 5122
72.Carmelo Anthony 5120
73.Mark Eaton 5082
74.Juwan Howard 5080
75.Larry Nance 5053
76.Michael Jordan* 5004
77.Antoine Walker 4997
78.Grant Hill* 4993
79.Wes Unseld* 4974
80.Magic Johnson* 4958
81.Alonzo Mourning* 4953
82.Josh Smith 4936
83.Alvan Adams 4922
84.Al Horford 4902
85.Herb Williams 4885
86.Paul Millsap 4876
87.Bob Lanier* 4853
88.Vince Carter 4842
89.Andre Drummond 4816
90.David West 4806
91.Dan Roundfield 4798
92.Marc Gasol 4772
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.Dave Greenwood 4616
101.Benoit Benjamin 4604
102.Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
103.Tree Rollins 4602
104.Andre Iguodala 4592
105.LaSalle Thompson 4566
 DeMarcus Cousins 4566
107.Brad Miller 4491
108.Donyell Marshall 4478
109.Tyrone Hill 4458
110.Clifford Robinson 4454
111.Antonio Davis 4432
112.Mike Gminski 4398
113.Russell Westbrook 4389
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.Elden Campbell 4236
124.Dominique Wilkins* 4219
125.James Edwards 4200
126.Christian Laettner 4185
127.Alton Lister 4152
128.Nenê Hilário 4140
129.Udonis Haslem 4132
130.Joe Smith 4119
131.Marvin Williams 4117
132.Chris Kaman 4095
133.Blake Griffin 4089
134.Clyde Drexler* 4062
135.Ray Allen* 4042
136.Dan Issel* 4021
137.Brad Daugherty 4020
138.Rashard Lewis 4015
139.Emeka Okafor 4013
140.Jerome Kersey 4009
141.Luol Deng 4006
142.Tom Gugliotta 3994
143.Joe Johnson 3992
144.Al Harrington 3987
145.Grant Long 3986
146.Nikola Vučević 3978
147.Tracy McGrady* 3976
148.Rudy Gay 3957
149.Zaza Pachulia 3953
150.Wayne Cooper 3946
151.Hot Rod Williams 3928
152.Joakim Noah 3906
153.Gary Payton* 3877
154.Cliff Robinson 3874
 Trevor Ariza 3874
156.Serge Ibaka 3862
157.Danny Schayes 3852
158.Kenyon Martin 3847
159.Bill Walton* 3820
160.Rich Kelley 3806
161.Richard Jefferson 3803
162.Jim Chones 3794
163.George Johnson 3789
164.Brian Grant 3788
165.Reggie Evans 3781
166.Alex English* 3760
167.Swen Nater 3759
168.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
169.Rik Smits 3746
170.Mike Miller 3744
171.Drew Gooden 3740
172.Joe Barry Carroll 3714
173.Anthony Davis 3698
174.Gerald Wallace 3693
175.Michael Finley 3683
176.Mark Jackson 3682
177.Dwyane Wade 3675
178.Clifford Ray 3630
179.Robert Horry 3625
180.Chris Paul 3621
181.Luis Scola 3606
182.Vin Baker 3604
183.Chuck Person 3601
184.George McGinnis* 3576
185.Thaddeus Young 3562
 Mark West 3562
187.Julius Erving* 3534
188.Shawn Bradley 3525
189.Dave Corzine 3515
190.Mike Dunleavy 3513
191.Larry Johnson 3506
192.Wayman Tisdale 3500
193.Kenny Carr 3493
194.Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
195.Ervin Johnson 3471
196.Greg Monroe 3460
197.Rodney McCray 3442
198.Glen Rice 3441
199.Greg Ballard 3424
200.Andre Miller 3422
201.James Harden 3418
202.Thurl Bailey 3414
203.Loy Vaught 3399
204.Boris Diaw 3376
205.Bernard King* 3356
206.Gar Heard 3329
207.Paul George 3328
208.Hedo Türkoğlu 3324
209.Kurt Rambis 3321
210.Tyrone Corbin 3320
211.Darryl Dawkins 3307
212.James Posey 3306
213.Reggie Miller* 3299
214.Metta World Peace 3289
215.Caron Butler 3284
216.Sidney Wicks 3268
217.Mark Olberding 3265
218.Yao Ming* 3261
219.Lorenzen Wright 3255
220.Adrian Dantley* 3248
221.Channing Frye 3235
222.Xavier McDaniel 3231
223.Spencer Haywood* 3228
224.Nicolas Batum 3227
 Kendrick Perkins 3227
226.Chris Dudley 3223
227.Matt Barnes 3215
228.Paul Silas 3213
229.Jason Richardson 3212
230.Tayshaun Prince 3207
231.Kyle Korver 3191
232.Mehmet Okur 3175
233.Glenn Robinson 3162
234.Terry Porter 3157
235.Cedric Maxwell 3153
236.Jeff Foster 3147
 Al-Farouq Aminu 3147
 James Worthy* 3147
239.Dan Majerle 3140
240.Rajon Rondo 3135
241.Corey Maggette 3107
242.Brook Lopez 3102
243.Eddie Jones 3096
 Giannis Antetokounmpo 3096
245.Danny Manning 3092
246.John Stockton* 3085
247.Fat Lever 3081
248.Draymond Green 3075
249.Terry Tyler 3066
 Jeff Green 3066
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