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 9868
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 8149
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. LeBron James 7212
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. Julius Erving* 6836
35. Tyson Chandler 6800
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. 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. DeAndre Jordan 5824
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. Terry Cummings 5447
58. James Donaldson 5432
59. Scottie Pippen* 5426
60. Michael Cage 5419
61. P.J. Brown 5407
62. Kurt Thomas 5406
63. Anthony Mason 5367
64. Sam Perkins 5342
65. Kevin Love 5317
66. Dale Davis 5302
67. Truck Robinson 5282
68. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
69. Sam Lacey 5226
70. David Lee 5170
71. Antonio McDyess 5160
72. Derrick Coleman 5153
73. Detlef Schrempf 5152
74. Rick Mahorn 5143
75. Dave Cowens* 5122
76. Carmelo Anthony 5120
77. Kevin Durant 5114
78. Mark Eaton 5082
79. Juwan Howard 5080
80. LaMarcus Aldridge 5073
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. Herb Williams 4885
93. Bob Lanier* 4853
94. David West 4806
95. Kevin McHale* 4764
96. Tom Chambers 4761
97. Vince Carter 4727
98. Larry Smith 4724
99. Mychal Thompson 4722
100. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
101. Jim Chones 4691
102. Al Horford 4670
103. Samuel Dalembert 4653
104. Paul Millsap 4646
105. Dave Greenwood 4616
106. Benoit Benjamin 4604
107. Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
108. Tree Rollins 4602
109. LaSalle Thompson 4566
110. Marcin Gortat 4544
111. Brad Miller 4491
112. Donyell Marshall 4478
113. Tyrone Hill 4458
114. Clifford Robinson 4454
115. Andre Iguodala 4451
116. Antonio Davis 4432
117. Marc Gasol 4423
118. Larry Kenon 4398
  Mike Gminski 4398
120. Olden Polynice 4380
121. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
122. DeMarcus Cousins 4362
123. Troy Murphy 4335
124. Spencer Haywood* 4332
125. Andrew Bogut 4315
126. Bill Cartwright 4294
127. Armen Gilliam 4284
128. Erick Dampier 4282
  Rony Seikaly 4282
130. Mickey Johnson 4264
131. Andre Drummond 4245
132. Elden Campbell 4236
133. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
134. James Edwards 4200
135. Christian Laettner 4185
136. Dave Robisch 4181
137. Alton Lister 4152
138. Joe Smith 4119
139. Udonis Haslem 4112
140. Chris Kaman 4095
141. Clyde Drexler* 4062
142. Nene Hilario 4061
143. Ray Allen* 4042
144. Brad Daugherty 4020
145. Red Robbins 4019
146. Rashard Lewis 4015
147. Emeka Okafor 4013
148. Jerome Kersey 4009
149. Tom Gugliotta 3994
150. Joe Johnson 3992
151. Al Harrington 3987
152. Grant Long 3986
153. Bobby Jones 3980
154. Tracy McGrady* 3976
155. Luol Deng 3959
156. Wayne Cooper 3946
157. Hot Rod Williams 3928
158. Marvin Williams 3897
159. Gary Payton* 3877
160. Cliff Robinson 3874
161. Danny Schayes 3852
  Zaza Pachulia 3852
163. Russell Westbrook 3849
164. Kenyon Martin 3847
165. Bill Walton* 3820
166. Tom Owens 3814
167. Blake Griffin 3807
168. Rich Kelley 3806
169. Richard Jefferson 3803
170. George Johnson 3789
171. Brian Grant 3788
172. George Gervin* 3786
173. Reggie Evans 3781
174. Alex English* 3760
175. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
176. Rik Smits 3746
177. Mike Miller 3744
178. Drew Gooden 3740
179. Joakim Noah 3738
180. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
181. Gerald Wallace 3693
182. Rudy Gay 3686
183. Michael Finley 3683
184. Mark Jackson 3682
185. Trevor Ariza 3674
186. Jim Eakins 3664
187. Clifford Ray 3630
188. Robert Horry 3625
189. Mark Olberding 3611
190. Luis Scola 3606
191. Vin Baker 3604
192. Chuck Person 3601
193. Rick Barry* 3589
194. Serge Ibaka 3564
195. Mark West 3562
196. Shawn Bradley 3525
197. Dave Corzine 3515
198. Mike Dunleavy 3513
199. Dwyane Wade 3508
200. Larry Johnson 3506
201. Wayman Tisdale 3500
202. Kenny Carr 3493
203. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
204. Nikola Vucevic 3486
205. Chris Paul 3475
206. Ervin Johnson 3471
207. Darnell Hillman 3451
208. Rodney McCray 3442
  Wil Jones 3442
210. Glen Rice 3441
211. Greg Ballard 3424
212. Anthony Davis 3423
213. Andre Miller 3422
214. Thurl Bailey 3414
215. Bob Netolicky 3408
216. Loy Vaught 3399
217. Greg Monroe 3378
218. Boris Diaw 3376
219. Bernard King* 3356
220. Thaddeus Young 3330
221. Gar Heard 3329
222. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
223. Kurt Rambis 3321
224. Tyrone Corbin 3320
225. Darryl Dawkins 3307
226. James Posey 3306
227. Reggie Miller* 3299
228. Metta World Peace 3289
229. Caron Butler 3284
230. Sidney Wicks 3268
231. Yao Ming* 3261
232. Lorenzen Wright 3255
233. Adrian Dantley* 3248
234. Xavier McDaniel 3231
235. Kendrick Perkins 3227
236. Chris Dudley 3223
237. Matt Barnes 3215
238. Julius Keye 3213
  Paul Silas 3213
240. Jason Richardson 3212
241. Tayshaun Prince 3207
242. Channing Frye 3199
243. Mehmet Okur 3175
244. Glenn Robinson 3162
245. Terry Porter 3157
246. Cedric Maxwell 3153
247. James Worthy* 3147
  Jeff Foster 3147
249. Dan Majerle 3140
250. Willie Wise 3120

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 9868
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 8149
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. LeBron James 7212
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 6800
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. DeAndre Jordan 5824
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. Terry Cummings 5447
51. James Donaldson 5432
52. Scottie Pippen* 5426
53. Michael Cage 5419
54. P.J. Brown 5407
55. Kurt Thomas 5406
56. Maurice Lucas 5401
57. Anthony Mason 5367
58. Sam Perkins 5342
59. Kevin Love 5317
60. Dale Davis 5302
61. Truck Robinson 5282
62. Jermaine O'Neal 5270
63. Sam Lacey 5226
64. David Lee 5170
65. Antonio McDyess 5160
66. Derrick Coleman 5153
67. Detlef Schrempf 5152
68. Rick Mahorn 5143
69. Dave Cowens* 5122
70. Carmelo Anthony 5120
71. Kevin Durant 5114
72. Mark Eaton 5082
73. Juwan Howard 5080
74. LaMarcus Aldridge 5073
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. Herb Williams 4885
85. Bob Lanier* 4853
86. David West 4806
87. Dan Roundfield 4798
88. Kevin McHale* 4764
89. Tom Chambers 4761
90. Vince Carter 4727
91. Larry Smith 4724
92. Mychal Thompson 4722
93. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
94. Al Horford 4670
95. Samuel Dalembert 4653
96. Paul Millsap 4646
97. Dave Greenwood 4616
98. Benoit Benjamin 4604
99. Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
100. Tree Rollins 4602
101. LaSalle Thompson 4566
102. Marcin Gortat 4544
103. Brad Miller 4491
104. Donyell Marshall 4478
105. Tyrone Hill 4458
106. Clifford Robinson 4454
107. Andre Iguodala 4451
108. Antonio Davis 4432
109. Marc Gasol 4423
110. Mike Gminski 4398
111. Olden Polynice 4380
112. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
113. DeMarcus Cousins 4362
114. Troy Murphy 4335
115. Andrew Bogut 4315
116. Bill Cartwright 4294
117. Armen Gilliam 4284
118. Rony Seikaly 4282
  Erick Dampier 4282
120. Mickey Johnson 4264
121. Andre Drummond 4245
122. Elden Campbell 4236
123. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
124. James Edwards 4200
125. Christian Laettner 4185
126. Alton Lister 4152
127. Joe Smith 4119
128. Udonis Haslem 4112
129. Chris Kaman 4095
130. Clyde Drexler* 4062
131. Nene Hilario 4061
132. Ray Allen* 4042
133. Dan Issel* 4021
134. Brad Daugherty 4020
135. Rashard Lewis 4015
136. Emeka Okafor 4013
137. Jerome Kersey 4009
138. Tom Gugliotta 3994
139. Joe Johnson 3992
140. Al Harrington 3987
141. Grant Long 3986
142. Tracy McGrady* 3976
143. Luol Deng 3959
144. Wayne Cooper 3946
145. Hot Rod Williams 3928
146. Marvin Williams 3897
147. Gary Payton* 3877
148. Cliff Robinson 3874
149. Danny Schayes 3852
  Zaza Pachulia 3852
151. Russell Westbrook 3849
152. Kenyon Martin 3847
153. Bill Walton* 3820
154. Blake Griffin 3807
155. Rich Kelley 3806
156. Richard Jefferson 3803
157. Jim Chones 3794
158. George Johnson 3789
159. Brian Grant 3788
160. Reggie Evans 3781
161. Alex English* 3760
162. Swen Nater 3759
163. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
164. Rik Smits 3746
165. Mike Miller 3744
166. Drew Gooden 3740
167. Joakim Noah 3738
168. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
169. Gerald Wallace 3693
170. Rudy Gay 3686
171. Michael Finley 3683
172. Mark Jackson 3682
173. Trevor Ariza 3674
174. Clifford Ray 3630
175. Robert Horry 3625
176. Luis Scola 3606
177. Vin Baker 3604
178. Chuck Person 3601
179. George McGinnis* 3576
180. Serge Ibaka 3564
181. Mark West 3562
182. Julius Erving* 3534
183. Shawn Bradley 3525
184. Dave Corzine 3515
185. Mike Dunleavy 3513
186. Dwyane Wade 3508
187. Larry Johnson 3506
188. Wayman Tisdale 3500
189. Kenny Carr 3493
190. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
191. Nikola Vucevic 3486
192. Chris Paul 3475
193. Ervin Johnson 3471
194. Rodney McCray 3442
195. Glen Rice 3441
196. Greg Ballard 3424
197. Anthony Davis 3423
198. Andre Miller 3422
199. Thurl Bailey 3414
200. Loy Vaught 3399
201. Greg Monroe 3378
202. Boris Diaw 3376
203. Bernard King* 3356
204. Thaddeus Young 3330
205. Gar Heard 3329
206. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
207. Kurt Rambis 3321
208. Tyrone Corbin 3320
209. Darryl Dawkins 3307
210. James Posey 3306
211. Reggie Miller* 3299
212. Metta World Peace 3289
213. Caron Butler 3284
214. Sidney Wicks 3268
215. Mark Olberding 3265
216. Yao Ming* 3261
217. Lorenzen Wright 3255
218. Adrian Dantley* 3248
219. Xavier McDaniel 3231
220. Spencer Haywood* 3228
221. Kendrick Perkins 3227
222. Chris Dudley 3223
223. Matt Barnes 3215
224. Paul Silas 3213
225. Jason Richardson 3212
226. Tayshaun Prince 3207
227. Channing Frye 3199
228. Mehmet Okur 3175
229. Glenn Robinson 3162
230. Terry Porter 3157
231. Cedric Maxwell 3153
232. Jeff Foster 3147
  James Worthy* 3147
234. Dan Majerle 3140
235. Corey Maggette 3107
236. Eddie Jones 3096
237. Danny Manning 3092
238. John Stockton* 3085
239. Fat Lever 3081
240. James Harden 3076
241. Kyle Korver 3074
242. Terry Tyler 3066
243. Dwight Jones 3057
244. Nick Anderson 3053
  Theo Ratliff 3053
246. Eddie Johnson 3046
247. Steve Hawes 3040
248. Peja Stojakovic 3035
249. Nicolas Batum 3019
250. Manu Ginobili 3012

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. 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. Ronald Taylor 173
  Lionel Billingy 173
  Jerry Chambers 173
217. Len Chappell 172
  Tom Workman 172
  Bernie Williams 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. Billy Shepherd 153
  Joe DePre 153
233. Dan Hester 151
234. Larry Finch 149
235. Tony Jackson 141
236. Shaler Halimon 136
237. Chico Vaughn 132
238. Pierre Russell 128
  Stephen Vacendak 128
  Dan Roundfield 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

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