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 9454
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 8116
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 7050
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 6700
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. Shawn Kemp 5808
50. Elton Brand 5736
51. Chris Bosh 5665
52. Al Jefferson 5636
53. Antawn Jamison 5600
54. DeAndre Jordan 5577
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 5306
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 5093
77. Mark Eaton 5082
78. Juwan Howard 5080
79. Larry Nance 5053
80. Michael Jordan* 5004
81. Antoine Walker 4997
82. Grant Hill* 4993
83. Wes Unseld* 4974
84. Gerald Govan 4959
85. Magic Johnson* 4958
86. Alonzo Mourning* 4953
87. Kevin Durant 4942
88. Josh Smith 4936
89. Dan Roundfield 4926
90. Alvan Adams 4922
91. LaMarcus Aldridge 4913
92. Herb Williams 4885
93. Bob Lanier* 4853
94. David West 4806
95. Kevin McHale* 4764
96. Tom Chambers 4761
97. Larry Smith 4724
98. Mychal Thompson 4722
99. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
100. Jim Chones 4691
101. Vince Carter 4683
102. Samuel Dalembert 4653
103. Dave Greenwood 4616
104. Benoit Benjamin 4604
105. Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
106. Tree Rollins 4602
107. Al Horford 4586
108. LaSalle Thompson 4566
109. Paul Millsap 4547
110. Brad Miller 4491
111. Donyell Marshall 4478
112. Marcin Gortat 4471
113. Tyrone Hill 4458
114. Clifford Robinson 4454
115. Antonio Davis 4432
116. Larry Kenon 4398
  Mike Gminski 4398
118. Andre Iguodala 4395
119. Olden Polynice 4380
120. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
121. DeMarcus Cousins 4362
122. Troy Murphy 4335
123. Spencer Haywood* 4332
124. Andrew Bogut 4315
125. Bill Cartwright 4294
126. Armen Gilliam 4284
127. Erick Dampier 4282
  Rony Seikaly 4282
129. Mickey Johnson 4264
130. Marc Gasol 4249
131. Elden Campbell 4236
132. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
133. James Edwards 4200
134. Christian Laettner 4185
135. Dave Robisch 4181
136. Alton Lister 4152
137. Joe Smith 4119
138. Udonis Haslem 4108
139. Chris Kaman 4095
140. Clyde Drexler* 4062
141. Nene Hilario 4051
142. Ray Allen* 4042
143. Andre Drummond 4027
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 3953
156. Wayne Cooper 3946
157. Hot Rod Williams 3928
158. Gary Payton* 3877
159. Cliff Robinson 3874
160. Danny Schayes 3852
161. Kenyon Martin 3847
162. Bill Walton* 3820
163. Tom Owens 3814
164. Rich Kelley 3806
165. Marvin Williams 3803
  Richard Jefferson 3803
167. Zaza Pachulia 3795
168. George Johnson 3789
169. Brian Grant 3788
170. George Gervin* 3786
171. Reggie Evans 3781
172. Alex English* 3760
173. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
174. Rik Smits 3746
175. Mike Miller 3744
176. Drew Gooden 3740
177. Joakim Noah 3726
178. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
179. Russell Westbrook 3701
180. Gerald Wallace 3693
181. Michael Finley 3683
182. Mark Jackson 3682
183. Jim Eakins 3664
184. Blake Griffin 3638
185. Clifford Ray 3630
186. Robert Horry 3625
187. Mark Olberding 3611
188. Luis Scola 3606
189. Vin Baker 3604
190. Chuck Person 3601
191. Rick Barry* 3589
192. Trevor Ariza 3568
193. Rudy Gay 3565
194. Mark West 3562
195. Shawn Bradley 3525
196. Dave Corzine 3515
197. Mike Dunleavy 3513
198. Larry Johnson 3506
199. Wayman Tisdale 3500
200. Kenny Carr 3493
201. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
202. Dwyane Wade 3473
203. Ervin Johnson 3471
204. Darnell Hillman 3451
205. Rodney McCray 3442
  Wil Jones 3442
207. Glen Rice 3441
208. Serge Ibaka 3436
209. Greg Ballard 3424
210. Andre Miller 3422
211. Thurl Bailey 3414
212. Bob Netolicky 3408
213. Chris Paul 3402
214. Loy Vaught 3399
215. Boris Diaw 3376
216. Bernard King* 3356
  Greg Monroe 3356
218. Gar Heard 3329
219. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
220. Kurt Rambis 3321
221. Tyrone Corbin 3320
222. Darryl Dawkins 3307
223. James Posey 3306
224. Reggie Miller* 3299
225. Metta World Peace 3289
226. Caron Butler 3284
227. Nikola Vucevic 3271
228. Sidney Wicks 3268
229. Yao Ming* 3261
230. Lorenzen Wright 3255
231. Adrian Dantley* 3248
232. Thaddeus Young 3241
233. Xavier McDaniel 3231
234. Kendrick Perkins 3227
235. Chris Dudley 3223
236. Anthony Davis 3220
237. Matt Barnes 3215
238. Julius Keye 3213
  Paul Silas 3213
240. Jason Richardson 3212
241. Tayshaun Prince 3207
242. Channing Frye 3187
243. Mehmet Okur 3175
244. Glenn Robinson 3162
245. Terry Porter 3157
246. Cedric Maxwell 3153
247. Jeff Foster 3147
  James Worthy* 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. Moses Malone* 9481
8. Dwight Howard 9454
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 8116
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 7050
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 6700
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. Al Jefferson 5636
45. Caldwell Jones 5621
46. Antawn Jamison 5600
47. DeAndre Jordan 5577
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 5306
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 5093
71. Mark Eaton 5082
72. Juwan Howard 5080
73. Larry Nance 5053
74. Michael Jordan* 5004
75. Antoine Walker 4997
76. Grant Hill* 4993
77. Wes Unseld* 4974
78. Magic Johnson* 4958
79. Alonzo Mourning* 4953
80. Kevin Durant 4942
81. Josh Smith 4936
82. Alvan Adams 4922
83. LaMarcus Aldridge 4913
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. Larry Smith 4724
91. Mychal Thompson 4722
92. Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
93. Vince Carter 4683
94. Samuel Dalembert 4653
95. Dave Greenwood 4616
96. Benoit Benjamin 4604
97. Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
98. Tree Rollins 4602
99. Al Horford 4586
100. LaSalle Thompson 4566
101. Paul Millsap 4547
102. Brad Miller 4491
103. Donyell Marshall 4478
104. Marcin Gortat 4471
105. Tyrone Hill 4458
106. Clifford Robinson 4454
107. Antonio Davis 4432
108. Mike Gminski 4398
109. Andre Iguodala 4395
110. Olden Polynice 4380
111. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
112. DeMarcus Cousins 4362
113. Troy Murphy 4335
114. Andrew Bogut 4315
115. Bill Cartwright 4294
116. Armen Gilliam 4284
117. Erick Dampier 4282
  Rony Seikaly 4282
119. Mickey Johnson 4264
120. Marc Gasol 4249
121. Elden Campbell 4236
122. Dominique Wilkins* 4219
123. James Edwards 4200
124. Christian Laettner 4185
125. Alton Lister 4152
126. Joe Smith 4119
127. Udonis Haslem 4108
128. Chris Kaman 4095
129. Clyde Drexler* 4062
130. Nene Hilario 4051
131. Ray Allen* 4042
132. Andre Drummond 4027
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 3953
144. Wayne Cooper 3946
145. Hot Rod Williams 3928
146. Gary Payton* 3877
147. Cliff Robinson 3874
148. Danny Schayes 3852
149. Kenyon Martin 3847
150. Bill Walton* 3820
151. Rich Kelley 3806
152. Marvin Williams 3803
  Richard Jefferson 3803
154. Zaza Pachulia 3795
155. Jim Chones 3794
156. George Johnson 3789
157. Brian Grant 3788
158. Reggie Evans 3781
159. Alex English* 3760
160. Swen Nater 3759
161. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
162. Rik Smits 3746
163. Mike Miller 3744
164. Drew Gooden 3740
165. Joakim Noah 3726
166. Joe Barry Carroll 3714
167. Russell Westbrook 3701
168. Gerald Wallace 3693
169. Michael Finley 3683
170. Mark Jackson 3682
171. Blake Griffin 3638
172. Clifford Ray 3630
173. Robert Horry 3625
174. Luis Scola 3606
175. Vin Baker 3604
176. Chuck Person 3601
177. George McGinnis* 3576
178. Trevor Ariza 3568
179. Rudy Gay 3565
180. Mark West 3562
181. Julius Erving* 3534
182. Shawn Bradley 3525
183. Dave Corzine 3515
184. Mike Dunleavy 3513
185. Larry Johnson 3506
186. Wayman Tisdale 3500
187. Kenny Carr 3493
188. Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
189. Dwyane Wade 3473
190. Ervin Johnson 3471
191. Rodney McCray 3442
192. Glen Rice 3441
193. Serge Ibaka 3436
194. Greg Ballard 3424
195. Andre Miller 3422
196. Thurl Bailey 3414
197. Chris Paul 3402
198. Loy Vaught 3399
199. Boris Diaw 3376
200. Bernard King* 3356
  Greg Monroe 3356
202. Gar Heard 3329
203. Hedo Turkoglu 3324
204. Kurt Rambis 3321
205. Tyrone Corbin 3320
206. Darryl Dawkins 3307
207. James Posey 3306
208. Reggie Miller* 3299
209. Metta World Peace 3289
210. Caron Butler 3284
211. Nikola Vucevic 3271
212. Sidney Wicks 3268
213. Mark Olberding 3265
214. Yao Ming* 3261
215. Lorenzen Wright 3255
216. Adrian Dantley* 3248
217. Thaddeus Young 3241
218. Xavier McDaniel 3231
219. Spencer Haywood* 3228
220. Kendrick Perkins 3227
221. Chris Dudley 3223
222. Anthony Davis 3220
223. Matt Barnes 3215
224. Paul Silas 3213
225. Jason Richardson 3212
226. Tayshaun Prince 3207
227. Channing Frye 3187
228. Mehmet Okur 3175
229. Glenn Robinson 3162
230. Terry Porter 3157
231. Cedric Maxwell 3153
232. James Worthy* 3147
  Jeff Foster 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. Terry Tyler 3066
241. Dwight Jones 3057
242. Theo Ratliff 3053
  Nick Anderson 3053
244. Eddie Johnson 3046
245. Steve Hawes 3040
246. Kyle Korver 3039
247. Peja Stojakovic 3035
248. Manu Ginobili 3012
249. Chris Mullin* 3008
250. Anderson Varejao 3007

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

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