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.Dwight Howard 9814
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.LeBron James 7851
20.Kevin Willis 7769
21.Caldwell Jones 7764
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.DeAndre Jordan 6650
37.Mel Daniels* 6648
38.Maurice Lucas 6608
39.Billy Paultz 6575
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.Kevin Love 5972
48.Swen Nater 5918
49.Chris Webber 5853
50.Rasheed Wallace 5826
51.Shawn Kemp 5808
52.Elton Brand 5736
53.LaMarcus Aldridge 5676
54.Chris Bosh 5665
55.Al Jefferson 5636
56.Antawn Jamison 5600
57.Kobe Bryant 5548
58.Bob McAdoo* 5502
59.Terry Cummings 5447
60.James Donaldson 5432
61.Andre Drummond 5430
62.Scottie Pippen* 5426
63.Michael Cage 5419
64.P.J. Brown 5407
65.Kurt Thomas 5406
66.Kevin Durant 5375
67.Carmelo Anthony 5372
68.Anthony Mason 5367
69.Sam Perkins 5342
70.Dale Davis 5302
71.Truck Robinson 5282
72.Jermaine O'Neal 5270
73.Sam Lacey 5226
74.Al Horford 5222
75.David Lee 5170
76.Antonio McDyess 5160
77.Derrick Coleman 5153
78.Detlef Schrempf 5152
79.Rick Mahorn 5143
80.Dave Cowens* 5122
81.Mark Eaton 5082
82.Juwan Howard 5080
83.Larry Nance 5053
84.Paul Millsap 5049
85.Michael Jordan* 5004
86.Antoine Walker 4997
87.Grant Hill* 4993
88.Wes Unseld* 4974
89.Marc Gasol 4971
90.Gerald Govan 4959
91.Magic Johnson* 4958
92.Alonzo Mourning* 4953
93.Vince Carter 4948
94.Josh Smith 4936
95.Dan Roundfield 4926
96.Alvan Adams 4922
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.Russell Westbrook 4721
105.Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
106.Jim Chones 4691
107.Samuel Dalembert 4653
108.Marcin Gortat 4648
109.Andre Iguodala 4635
110.Dave Greenwood 4616
111.Benoit Benjamin 4604
112.Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
113.Tree Rollins 4602
114.LaSalle Thompson 4566
 DeMarcus Cousins 4566
116.Brad Miller 4491
117.Donyell Marshall 4478
118.Tyrone Hill 4458
119.Clifford Robinson 4454
120.Nikola Vučević 4444
121.Antonio Davis 4432
122.Larry Kenon 4398
 Mike Gminski 4398
124.Olden Polynice 4380
125.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
126.Andrew Bogut 4358
127.Troy Murphy 4335
128.Spencer Haywood* 4332
129.Bill Cartwright 4294
130.Armen Gilliam 4284
131.Rony Seikaly 4282
 Erick Dampier 4282
133.Mickey Johnson 4264
134.Marvin Williams 4245
135.Elden Campbell 4236
136.Rudy Gay 4223
137.Dominique Wilkins* 4219
138.James Edwards 4200
139.Christian Laettner 4185
140.Dave Robisch 4181
141.Serge Ibaka 4172
142.Blake Griffin 4156
143.Alton Lister 4152
144.Udonis Haslem 4140
 Nenê Hilário 4140
146.Joe Smith 4119
147.Chris Kaman 4095
148.Anthony Davis 4091
149.Trevor Ariza 4086
150.Clyde Drexler* 4062
151.Ray Allen* 4042
152.Brad Daugherty 4020
153.Red Robbins 4019
154.Rashard Lewis 4015
155.Emeka Okafor 4013
156.Jerome Kersey 4009
157.Luol Deng 4006
158.Tom Gugliotta 3994
159.Joe Johnson 3992
160.Al Harrington 3987
161.Grant Long 3986
162.Bobby Jones* 3980
163.Tracy McGrady* 3976
164.Zaza Pachulia 3953
165.Wayne Cooper 3946
166.Hot Rod Williams 3928
167.Chris Paul 3910
168.Joakim Noah 3906
169.Gary Payton* 3877
170.Cliff Robinson 3874
171.Danny Schayes 3852
172.Kenyon Martin 3847
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.Thaddeus Young 3783
181.Reggie Evans 3781
182.Alex English* 3760
183.Giannis Antetokounmpo 3749
184.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
185.Rik Smits 3746
186.Mike Miller 3744
187.James Harden 3742
188.Drew Gooden 3740
189.Joe Barry Carroll 3714
190.Gerald Wallace 3693
191.Michael Finley 3683
192.Mark Jackson 3682
193.Dwyane Wade 3675
194.Jim Eakins 3664
195.Clifford Ray 3630
196.Robert Horry 3625
197.Mark Olberding 3611
198.Luis Scola 3606
199.Vin Baker 3604
200.Rudy Gobert 3602
201.Chuck Person 3601
202.Rick Barry* 3589
203.Mark West 3562
204.Paul George 3547
205.Shawn Bradley 3525
206.Dave Corzine 3515
207.Mike Dunleavy 3513
208.Larry Johnson 3506
209.Wayman Tisdale 3500
210.Kenny Carr 3493
211.Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
212.Ervin Johnson 3471
213.Greg Monroe 3460
214.Darnell Hillman 3451
215.Wil Jones 3442
 Rodney McCray 3442
217.Glen Rice 3441
218.Greg Ballard 3424
219.Andre Miller 3422
220.Thurl Bailey 3414
221.Hassan Whiteside 3411
222.Jonas Valančiūnas 3409
223.Bob Netolicky 3408
224.Loy Vaught 3399
225.Boris Diaw 3376
226.Bernard King* 3356
227.Brook Lopez 3332
228.Gar Heard 3329
229.Hedo Türkoğlu 3324
230.Kurt Rambis 3321
231.Tyrone Corbin 3320
232.Draymond Green 3318
233.Darryl Dawkins 3307
234.James Posey 3306
235.Nicolas Batum 3302
236.Reggie Miller* 3299
237.Metta World Peace 3289
238.Caron Butler 3284
239.Kyle Korver 3281
240.Tristan Thompson 3278
241.Derrick Favors 3271
242.Sidney Wicks 3268
243.Yao Ming* 3261
244.Lorenzen Wright 3255
245.Rajon Rondo 3254
246.Adrian Dantley* 3248
247.Channing Frye 3235
248.Xavier McDaniel 3231
249.Kendrick Perkins 3227
250.Chris Dudley 3223

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 9814
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.LeBron James 7851
19.Kevin Willis 7769
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.DeAndre Jordan 6650
33.Artis Gilmore* 6522
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.Kevin Love 5972
41.Chris Webber 5853
42.Rasheed Wallace 5826
43.Shawn Kemp 5808
44.Elton Brand 5736
45.LaMarcus Aldridge 5676
46.Chris Bosh 5665
47.Al Jefferson 5636
48.Caldwell Jones 5621
49.Antawn Jamison 5600
50.Kobe Bryant 5548
51.Bob McAdoo* 5502
52.Terry Cummings 5447
53.James Donaldson 5432
54.Andre Drummond 5430
55.Scottie Pippen* 5426
56.Michael Cage 5419
57.P.J. Brown 5407
58.Kurt Thomas 5406
59.Maurice Lucas 5401
60.Kevin Durant 5375
61.Carmelo Anthony 5372
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.Al Horford 5222
69.David Lee 5170
70.Antonio McDyess 5160
71.Derrick Coleman 5153
72.Detlef Schrempf 5152
73.Rick Mahorn 5143
74.Dave Cowens* 5122
75.Mark Eaton 5082
76.Juwan Howard 5080
77.Larry Nance 5053
78.Paul Millsap 5049
79.Michael Jordan* 5004
80.Antoine Walker 4997
81.Grant Hill* 4993
82.Wes Unseld* 4974
83.Marc Gasol 4971
84.Magic Johnson* 4958
85.Alonzo Mourning* 4953
86.Vince Carter 4948
87.Josh Smith 4936
88.Alvan Adams 4922
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.Russell Westbrook 4721
98.Clarence Weatherspoon 4720
99.Samuel Dalembert 4653
100.Marcin Gortat 4648
101.Andre Iguodala 4635
102.Dave Greenwood 4616
103.Benoit Benjamin 4604
104.Amar'e Stoudemire 4603
105.Tree Rollins 4602
106.DeMarcus Cousins 4566
 LaSalle Thompson 4566
108.Brad Miller 4491
109.Donyell Marshall 4478
110.Tyrone Hill 4458
111.Clifford Robinson 4454
112.Nikola Vučević 4444
113.Antonio Davis 4432
114.Mike Gminski 4398
115.Olden Polynice 4380
116.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 4370
117.Andrew Bogut 4358
118.Troy Murphy 4335
119.Bill Cartwright 4294
120.Armen Gilliam 4284
121.Erick Dampier 4282
 Rony Seikaly 4282
123.Mickey Johnson 4264
124.Marvin Williams 4245
125.Elden Campbell 4236
126.Rudy Gay 4223
127.Dominique Wilkins* 4219
128.James Edwards 4200
129.Christian Laettner 4185
130.Serge Ibaka 4172
131.Blake Griffin 4156
132.Alton Lister 4152
133.Udonis Haslem 4140
 Nenê Hilário 4140
135.Joe Smith 4119
136.Chris Kaman 4095
137.Anthony Davis 4091
138.Trevor Ariza 4086
139.Clyde Drexler* 4062
140.Ray Allen* 4042
141.Dan Issel* 4021
142.Brad Daugherty 4020
143.Rashard Lewis 4015
144.Emeka Okafor 4013
145.Jerome Kersey 4009
146.Luol Deng 4006
147.Tom Gugliotta 3994
148.Joe Johnson 3992
149.Al Harrington 3987
150.Grant Long 3986
151.Tracy McGrady* 3976
152.Zaza Pachulia 3953
153.Wayne Cooper 3946
154.Hot Rod Williams 3928
155.Chris Paul 3910
156.Joakim Noah 3906
157.Gary Payton* 3877
158.Cliff Robinson 3874
159.Danny Schayes 3852
160.Kenyon Martin 3847
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.Thaddeus Young 3783
168.Reggie Evans 3781
169.Alex English* 3760
170.Swen Nater 3759
171.Giannis Antetokounmpo 3749
172.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3747
173.Rik Smits 3746
174.Mike Miller 3744
175.James Harden 3742
176.Drew Gooden 3740
177.Joe Barry Carroll 3714
178.Gerald Wallace 3693
179.Michael Finley 3683
180.Mark Jackson 3682
181.Dwyane Wade 3675
182.Clifford Ray 3630
183.Robert Horry 3625
184.Luis Scola 3606
185.Vin Baker 3604
186.Rudy Gobert 3602
187.Chuck Person 3601
188.George McGinnis* 3576
189.Mark West 3562
190.Paul George 3547
191.Julius Erving* 3534
192.Shawn Bradley 3525
193.Dave Corzine 3515
194.Mike Dunleavy 3513
195.Larry Johnson 3506
196.Wayman Tisdale 3500
197.Kenny Carr 3493
198.Jamaal Wilkes* 3490
199.Ervin Johnson 3471
200.Greg Monroe 3460
201.Rodney McCray 3442
202.Glen Rice 3441
203.Greg Ballard 3424
204.Andre Miller 3422
205.Thurl Bailey 3414
206.Hassan Whiteside 3411
207.Jonas Valančiūnas 3409
208.Loy Vaught 3399
209.Boris Diaw 3376
210.Bernard King* 3356
211.Brook Lopez 3332
212.Gar Heard 3329
213.Hedo Türkoğlu 3324
214.Kurt Rambis 3321
215.Tyrone Corbin 3320
216.Draymond Green 3318
217.Darryl Dawkins 3307
218.James Posey 3306
219.Nicolas Batum 3302
220.Reggie Miller* 3299
221.Metta World Peace 3289
222.Caron Butler 3284
223.Kyle Korver 3281
224.Tristan Thompson 3278
225.Derrick Favors 3271
226.Sidney Wicks 3268
227.Mark Olberding 3265
228.Yao Ming* 3261
229.Lorenzen Wright 3255
230.Rajon Rondo 3254
231.Adrian Dantley* 3248
232.Channing Frye 3235
233.Xavier McDaniel 3231
234.Spencer Haywood* 3228
235.Kendrick Perkins 3227
236.Chris Dudley 3223
237.Ersan İlyasova 3218
238.Matt Barnes 3215
239.Paul Silas 3213
240.Jason Richardson 3212
241.Al-Farouq Aminu 3210
242.Tayshaun Prince 3207
243.Mehmet Okur 3175
244.Kyle Lowry 3171
245.Glenn Robinson 3162
246.Terry Porter 3157
247.Jeff Green 3156
248.Cedric Maxwell 3153
249.Jeff Foster 3147
 James Worthy* 3147
 Taj Gibson 3147