NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Personal Fouls

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player PF
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4657
2. Karl Malone* 4578
3. Artis Gilmore* 4529
4. Robert Parish* 4443
5. Caldwell Jones 4436
6. Charles Oakley 4421
7. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4383
8. Buck Williams 4267
9. Elvin Hayes* 4193
10. Clifford Robinson 4175
11. Kevin Willis 4172
12. Otis Thorpe 4146
  Shaquille O'Neal* 4146
14. James Edwards 4042
15. Patrick Ewing* 4034
16. John Stockton* 3942
17. Jack Sikma 3879
18. Hal Greer* 3855
19. Terry Cummings 3836
20. Shawn Kemp 3826
21. Vince Carter 3783
22. Tom Chambers 3742
23. Paul Pierce 3643
24. Bill Laimbeer 3633
25. Vlade Divac 3609
26. Kurt Thomas 3579
27. Kevin Garnett 3561
28. Walt Bellamy* 3536
29. Dirk Nowitzki 3525
30. Dan Issel* 3504
31. Rick Mahorn 3499
32. Bailey Howell* 3498
  Maurice Lucas 3498
34. Julius Erving* 3494
  Danny Schayes 3494
36. Juwan Howard 3493
37. Moses Malone* 3477
38. Sam Lacey 3473
39. Jerome Kersey 3455
40. Dolph Schayes* 3432
41. Dikembe Mutombo* 3383
42. Tree Rollins 3377
43. Bill Bridges 3375
44. Dwight Howard 3366
45. Detlef Schrempf 3360
46. Kobe Bryant 3353
47. Scottie Pippen* 3329
48. Tim Duncan 3304
49. Charles Barkley* 3287
50. Lenny Wilkens* 3285
  Clyde Drexler* 3285
52. John Havlicek* 3281
53. Ron Boone 3265
54. Rasheed Wallace 3259
55. George Gervin* 3250
  Calvin Murphy* 3250
57. Zelmo Beaty* 3244
58. George McGinnis* 3220
59. P.J. Brown 3218
60. Gary Payton* 3217
61. Alvan Adams 3214
62. Johnny Newman 3199
63. Alton Lister 3179
64. Sam Perkins 3177
65. Tyson Chandler 3161
66. Wayne Cooper 3144
67. LaSalle Thompson 3143
68. Mark West 3136
69. Mark Olberding 3132
70. Elton Brand 3115
71. Paul Silas 3105
72. Mickey Johnson 3101
73. Dennis Johnson* 3087
74. Antonio McDyess 3077
75. Al Harrington 3069
76. Antoine Carr 3063
77. Carmelo Anthony 3062
78. Bob Lanier* 3048
79. Tom Sanders* 3044
80. Rick Barry* 3028
81. Alex English* 3027
82. Rik Smits 3011
83. Reggie Theus 3008
84. Elden Campbell 3006
85. Joe Smith 2974
86. Billy Paultz 2973
87. Isiah Thomas* 2971
88. Larry Smith 2966
89. Eddie Johnson 2962
90. Grant Long 2957
91. Mark Eaton 2955
92. Bob Dandridge 2940
93. Oscar Robertson* 2931
94. Tom Van Arsdale 2922
95. Dave Cowens* 2920
96. Lamar Odom 2916
97. Larry Foust 2909
98. Jermaine O'Neal 2896
99. Danny Manning 2895
100. Tyrone Hill 2893
  Robert Reid 2893
102. Bernard King* 2885
103. Andre Miller 2882
104. Dale Davis 2878
105. Herb Williams 2876
106. Erick Dampier 2869
107. Tom Owens 2862
108. Ray Allen* 2858
109. Johnny Green 2856
110. Nene Hilario 2847
111. Billy Cunningham* 2845
112. Dennis Rodman* 2843
113. Tom Meschery 2841
114. Wayne Embry* 2838
115. Olden Polynice 2835
  David Robinson* 2835
117. Bill Cartwright 2833
118. Horace Grant 2832
119. Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
120. Alonzo Mourning* 2810
121. Wayman Tisdale 2801
  Dave DeBusschere* 2801
123. Darryl Dawkins 2784
124. Michael Jordan* 2783
125. Jack Twyman* 2782
126. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
127. Gail Goodrich* 2775
128. Paul Millsap 2771
129. Richie Guerin* 2769
130. Christian Laettner 2768
131. Paul Arizin* 2764
132. Wes Unseld* 2762
133. Kevin McHale* 2758
134. Derek Harper 2755
135. Sam Cassell 2744
136. Rick Fox 2739
137. Reggie Miller* 2730
138. Chet Walker* 2727
139. Bob McAdoo* 2726
140. Dan Roundfield 2722
141. George Johnson 2707
142. Larry Nance 2703
143. Jerry Sloan* 2700
  Chris Webber 2700
  Derrick McKey 2700
146. Mychal Thompson 2692
147. Tom Gola* 2688
148. Marcus Camby 2687
149. Amar'e Stoudemire 2685
150. Derek Fisher 2684
151. Robert Horry 2680
152. Rodney Rogers 2678
153. Cliff Hagan* 2665
154. Norm Van Lier 2661
  Leroy Ellis 2661
156. Doc Rivers 2660
157. John Drew 2641
158. Alvin Robertson 2638
159. Richard Jefferson 2637
160. Guy Rodgers* 2630
161. Zach Randolph 2629
162. Tyrone Corbin 2627
163. Nate Thurmond* 2624
164. Ricky Sobers 2622
165. Bobby Jones 2620
166. Pau Gasol 2619
167. Zaza Pachulia 2618
  Charlie Scott* 2618
  Clifford Ray 2618
170. Dave Bing* 2615
171. Rich Kelley 2613
172. Carlos Boozer 2612
173. Jim Chones 2606
174. Dave Greenwood 2605
175. Samuel Dalembert 2601
176. Mark Aguirre 2599
177. Elgin Baylor* 2596
178. Bill Russell* 2592
179. Joe Graboski 2591
180. Metta World Peace 2586
181. Michael Cage 2581
182. Antawn Jamison 2580
183. Jason Terry 2577
184. Dick Van Arsdale 2575
185. Wil Jones 2574
186. Jason Kidd* 2572
187. Shawn Bradley 2567
188. Chuck Person 2565
189. Vin Baker 2560
190. Xavier McDaniel 2557
191. Randy Smith 2556
192. Rudy LaRusso 2553
193. Antonio Davis 2551
194. Adrian Dantley* 2550
195. Scott Wedman 2549
  Danny Ainge 2549
197. Kevin Loughery 2543
198. Mike Newlin 2542
199. Lonnie Shelton 2540
200. Shawn Marion 2535
201. Bob Pettit* 2529
202. Sidney Wicks 2524
203. Antoine Walker 2516
204. Kendall Gill 2515
205. Dick Barnett 2514
206. Amir Johnson 2513
207. Sam Mitchell 2509
208. Nick Collison 2507
209. John Johnson 2505
210. Mitch Richmond* 2503
211. Kenyon Martin 2498
212. Darnell Hillman 2491
213. Bob Boozer 2489
  Mike Bantom 2489
215. Kirk Hinrich 2487
216. Eddie Jones 2483
217. Dale Ellis 2480
218. Purvis Short 2479
219. Jon Koncak 2474
220. Josh Smith 2461
221. Tom Heinsohn* 2454
  Walter Davis 2454
223. Dick Snyder 2453
224. Don Nelson* 2451
225. Arnie Risen* 2449
226. Darrall Imhoff 2445
227. Lou Hudson 2439
228. A.C. Green 2436
229. Jerry West* 2435
230. Ervin Johnson 2430
  Rashard Lewis 2430
232. Ray Felix 2419
233. Al Attles 2417
234. Earl Monroe* 2416
  Jack Marin 2416
236. Willis Reed* 2411
237. Brian Grant 2409
  Steve Johnson 2409
239. Jalen Rose 2408
  Nate McMillan 2408
  David West 2408
242. Hedo Turkoglu 2403
243. John Salley 2399
244. Spencer Haywood* 2388
245. Jerry Lucas* 2387
246. Brad Miller 2383
247. Grant Hill* 2377
248. Phil Jackson* 2366
249. Jeff Hornacek 2364
250. Bill Bradley* 2363

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PF
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4657
2. Karl Malone* 4578
3. Robert Parish* 4443
4. Charles Oakley 4421
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4383
6. Buck Williams 4267
7. Elvin Hayes* 4193
8. Clifford Robinson 4175
9. Kevin Willis 4172
10. Otis Thorpe 4146
  Shaquille O'Neal* 4146
12. James Edwards 4042
13. Patrick Ewing* 4034
14. John Stockton* 3942
15. Jack Sikma 3879
16. Hal Greer* 3855
17. Terry Cummings 3836
18. Shawn Kemp 3826
19. Vince Carter 3783
20. Tom Chambers 3742
21. Paul Pierce 3643
22. Bill Laimbeer 3633
23. Vlade Divac 3609
24. Kurt Thomas 3579
25. Kevin Garnett 3561
26. Walt Bellamy* 3536
27. Caldwell Jones 3527
28. Dirk Nowitzki 3525
29. Rick Mahorn 3499
30. Bailey Howell* 3498
31. Danny Schayes 3494
32. Juwan Howard 3493
33. Sam Lacey 3473
34. Jerome Kersey 3455
35. Dolph Schayes* 3432
36. Dikembe Mutombo* 3383
37. Tree Rollins 3377
38. Bill Bridges 3375
39. Dwight Howard 3366
40. Detlef Schrempf 3360
41. Kobe Bryant 3353
42. Scottie Pippen* 3329
43. Tim Duncan 3304
44. Charles Barkley* 3287
45. Lenny Wilkens* 3285
  Clyde Drexler* 3285
47. John Havlicek* 3281
48. Rasheed Wallace 3259
49. Calvin Murphy* 3250
50. P.J. Brown 3218
51. Gary Payton* 3217
52. Alvan Adams 3214
53. Johnny Newman 3199
54. Alton Lister 3179
55. Sam Perkins 3177
56. Tyson Chandler 3161
57. Wayne Cooper 3144
58. LaSalle Thompson 3143
59. Mark West 3136
60. Elton Brand 3115
61. Paul Silas 3105
62. Mickey Johnson 3101
63. Dennis Johnson* 3087
64. Antonio McDyess 3077
65. Moses Malone* 3076
66. Al Harrington 3069
67. Antoine Carr 3063
68. Carmelo Anthony 3062
69. Bob Lanier* 3048
70. Tom Sanders* 3044
71. Alex English* 3027
72. Rik Smits 3011
73. Reggie Theus 3008
74. Elden Campbell 3006
75. Artis Gilmore* 2986
76. Joe Smith 2974
77. Isiah Thomas* 2971
78. Larry Smith 2966
79. Eddie Johnson 2962
80. Grant Long 2957
81. Mark Eaton 2955
82. Bob Dandridge 2940
83. Oscar Robertson* 2931
84. Tom Van Arsdale 2922
85. Dave Cowens* 2920
86. Lamar Odom 2916
87. Larry Foust 2909
88. Jermaine O'Neal 2896
89. Danny Manning 2895
90. Robert Reid 2893
  Tyrone Hill 2893
92. Bernard King* 2885
93. Mark Olberding 2883
94. Andre Miller 2882
95. Dale Davis 2878
96. Herb Williams 2876
97. Erick Dampier 2869
98. Maurice Lucas 2865
99. Ray Allen* 2858
100. Johnny Green 2856
101. Nene Hilario 2847
102. Dennis Rodman* 2843
103. Tom Meschery 2841
104. Wayne Embry* 2838
105. David Robinson* 2835
  Olden Polynice 2835
107. Bill Cartwright 2833
108. Horace Grant 2832
109. Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
110. Alonzo Mourning* 2810
111. Wayman Tisdale 2801
  Dave DeBusschere* 2801
113. Darryl Dawkins 2784
114. Michael Jordan* 2783
115. Jack Twyman* 2782
116. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
117. Gail Goodrich* 2775
118. Paul Millsap 2771
119. Richie Guerin* 2769
120. Christian Laettner 2768
121. Paul Arizin* 2764
122. Wes Unseld* 2762
123. Kevin McHale* 2758
124. Derek Harper 2755
125. Sam Cassell 2744
126. Rick Fox 2739
127. Reggie Miller* 2730
128. Chet Walker* 2727
129. Bob McAdoo* 2726
130. George Johnson 2707
131. Larry Nance 2703
132. Jerry Sloan* 2700
  Chris Webber 2700
  Derrick McKey 2700
135. Mychal Thompson 2692
136. Tom Gola* 2688
137. Marcus Camby 2687
138. Amar'e Stoudemire 2685
139. Derek Fisher 2684
140. Robert Horry 2680
141. Rodney Rogers 2678
142. Leroy Ellis 2661
  Norm Van Lier 2661
144. Doc Rivers 2660
145. John Drew 2641
146. Alvin Robertson 2638
147. Richard Jefferson 2637
148. Guy Rodgers* 2630
149. Zach Randolph 2629
150. Tyrone Corbin 2627
151. Nate Thurmond* 2624
152. Ricky Sobers 2622
153. Pau Gasol 2619
154. Zaza Pachulia 2618
  Clifford Ray 2618
156. Dave Bing* 2615
157. Rich Kelley 2613
158. Carlos Boozer 2612
159. Dave Greenwood 2605
160. Samuel Dalembert 2601
161. Mark Aguirre 2599
162. Elgin Baylor* 2596
163. Bill Russell* 2592
164. Joe Graboski 2591
165. Metta World Peace 2586
166. Michael Cage 2581
167. Antawn Jamison 2580
168. Jason Terry 2577
169. Dick Van Arsdale 2575
170. Jason Kidd* 2572
171. Shawn Bradley 2567
172. Chuck Person 2565
173. Dan Roundfield 2561
174. Vin Baker 2560
175. Xavier McDaniel 2557
176. Randy Smith 2556
177. Rudy LaRusso 2553
178. Antonio Davis 2551
179. Adrian Dantley* 2550
180. Danny Ainge 2549
  Scott Wedman 2549
182. Kevin Loughery 2543
183. Mike Newlin 2542
184. Lonnie Shelton 2540
185. Shawn Marion 2535
186. Bob Pettit* 2529
187. Sidney Wicks 2524
188. Antoine Walker 2516
189. Kendall Gill 2515
190. Dick Barnett 2514
191. Amir Johnson 2513
192. Sam Mitchell 2509
193. Nick Collison 2507
194. John Johnson 2505
195. Mitch Richmond* 2503
196. Kenyon Martin 2498
197. Mike Bantom 2489
  Bob Boozer 2489
199. Kirk Hinrich 2487
200. Eddie Jones 2483
201. Dale Ellis 2480
202. Purvis Short 2479
203. Jon Koncak 2474
204. Josh Smith 2461
205. Tom Heinsohn* 2454
  Walter Davis 2454
207. Dick Snyder 2453
208. Don Nelson* 2451
209. Arnie Risen* 2449
210. Darrall Imhoff 2445
211. Lou Hudson 2439
212. A.C. Green 2436
213. Jerry West* 2435
214. Billy Cunningham* 2431
215. Rashard Lewis 2430
  Ervin Johnson 2430
217. Ray Felix 2419
218. Al Attles 2417
219. Jack Marin 2416
  Earl Monroe* 2416
221. Willis Reed* 2411
222. Brian Grant 2409
  Steve Johnson 2409
224. Nate McMillan 2408
  Jalen Rose 2408
  David West 2408
227. Hedo Turkoglu 2403
228. John Salley 2399
229. Cliff Hagan* 2388
230. Jerry Lucas* 2387
231. Brad Miller 2383
232. Grant Hill* 2377
233. Phil Jackson* 2366
234. Jeff Hornacek 2364
235. Bill Bradley* 2363
236. Baron Davis 2361
  Glen Rice 2361
238. Kyle Korver 2356
239. Anthony Mason 2353
  Matt Barnes 2353
241. Al Jefferson 2347
242. Rony Seikaly 2341
243. Corey Maggette 2338
244. Happy Hairston 2334
245. George Gervin* 2331
246. James Posey 2330
247. Michael Cooper 2329
  Richard Hamilton 2329
249. Chris Dudley 2328
250. Larry Costello 2326

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player PF
1. Mel Daniels* 2280
2. Ron Boone 2245
3. Byron Beck 2208
4. Gerald Govan 2032
5. Jim Eakins 2029
6. Freddie Lewis 2016
7. Wil Jones 2014
8. Cincinnatus Powell 1978
9. Roger Brown* 1929
10. Steve Jones 1885
11. Fatty Taylor 1801
12. Gene Moore 1730
13. Jimmy Jones 1674
14. Walter Simon 1671
15. Rich Jones 1659
16. Goose Ligon 1658
17. Louie Dampier* 1633
18. George Carter 1632
19. Mack Calvin 1613
20. Willie Wise 1606
21. Donnie Freeman 1604
22. Stew Johnson 1598
23. Billy Paultz 1574
24. Warren Jabali 1544
25. Artis Gilmore* 1543
26. Les Hunter 1533
27. Warren Davis 1507
28. Dan Issel* 1482
29. Ira Harge 1468
30. Darnell Hillman 1432
31. Trooper Washington 1430
32. Larry Jones 1425
33. Arthur Becker 1411
34. Julius Keye 1407
35. Bob Netolicky 1365
36. Red Robbins 1334
37. Glen Combs 1333
38. John Beasley 1294
39. Doug Moe 1286
40. Tom Owens 1257
41. Bill Melchionni 1250
42. Mike Lewis 1249
43. George McGinnis* 1236
44. Ted McClain 1234
45. Johnny Neumann 1225
46. Ralph Simpson 1224
47. Julius Erving* 1208
48. Wendell Ladner 1168
49. Chuck Williams 1158
50. Dave Robisch 1152
51. Charles Williams 1144
52. Bob Warren 1123
53. Ronald Franz 1120
54. Randolph Mahaffey 1118
55. Zelmo Beaty* 1112
56. Larry Miller 1091
57. Coby Dietrick 1089
58. Darel Carrier 1072
59. Lee Davis 1071
  Al Smith 1071
61. Larry Brown* 1059
62. Gene Littles 1048
63. Joe Caldwell 1030
64. James Silas 1013
65. Goo Kennedy 1010
66. George Thompson 1007
67. Lonnie Wright 983
68. Bob Verga 982
69. Randy Denton 958
70. Mike Gale 931
71. George Gervin* 919
72. Skeeter Swift 915
73. Caldwell Jones 909
74. Joe Hamilton 907
75. Bill Keller 903
76. Manny Leaks 883
77. Mike Jackson 882
78. Jackie Moreland 849
79. Marv Roberts 848
80. Ed Manning 846
81. George Irvine 842
82. Mervin Jackson 825
83. Donald Sidle 813
84. George Peeples 808
85. Frank Card 807
86. Willie Sojourner 804
87. Wayne Hightower 802
88. Simmie Hill 801
89. Levern Tart 792
90. George Lehmann 787
91. Brian Taylor 765
92. Rick Barry* 764
93. Stephen Chubin 753
94. George Stone 747
95. Julian Hammond 744
96. Dave Twardzik 720
97. Collis Jones 707
98. Oliver Taylor 698
99. Ollie Darden 693
100. Swen Nater 692
101. John Roche 688
102. Ed Johnson 687
103. John Williamson 666
104. John Brisker 665
105. Rick Mount 653
106. Charles Beasley 651
107. Neil Johnson 650
108. Mike Green 649
109. Larry Kenon 645
110. Willie Murrell 640
111. Jim Chones 638
112. Maurice Lucas 633
113. Maurice McHartley 625
114. Willie Long 606
115. Sonny Dove 603
116. Marvin Barnes 601
117. Gary Bradds 597
118. Bob Bedell 595
  Don Buse 595
120. Tim Bassett 591
121. Bird Averitt 586
122. Skip Thoren 560
123. Charlie Scott* 559
124. Sam Smith 558
125. Len Elmore 551
126. Tommie Bowens 542
127. Jeffrey Congdon 538
128. Craig Raymond 530
  Ronald Thomas 530
130. Jimmy O'Brien 518
131. George Karl 517
132. Bobby Jones 516
133. Wayne Chapman 513
  John Smith 513
135. Gus Gerard 512
136. Dan Anderson 503
137. Hank Whitney 502
138. Ben Warley 501
139. Larry Cannon 496
140. Mike Barr 493
141. Tom Hoover 491
142. Ron Perry 484
143. Mike Butler 483
144. Mike Barrett 473
145. Willie Somerset 472
146. Andrew Anderson 462
147. Jim Caldwell 445
148. Rich Niemann 443
149. Kevin Joyce 441
  Kendall Rhine 441
151. Dave Lattin 438
152. Chico Vaughn 434
153. Bill McGill 429
154. Barry Parkhill 425
155. Arvesta Kelly 424
156. Al Cueto 423
157. Will Frazier 419
158. Art Heyman 415
159. Connie Hawkins* 414
  Billy Cunningham* 414
161. Walter Piatkowski 408
162. Chuck Terry 401
  Moses Malone* 401
164. Billy Knight 400
165. Travis Grant 376
166. Claude Terry 373
167. George Adams 372
168. Bo Lamar 363
  Al Skinner 363
  Jim Ard 363
171. Joe DePre 343
172. Tony Jackson 331
  Bernie Williams 331
174. Jan van Breda Kolff 328
175. Larry Finch 326
176. Henry Logan 319
177. John Barnhill 318
178. Larry Bunce 317
179. Steven Kramer 315
  Jim McDaniels 315
181. Roger Brown 312
  Riney Lochmann 312
183. Dennis Wuycik 293
184. Bobby Rascoe 292
  Kim Hughes 292
186. Bobby Lloyd 290
187. David Vaughn 289
188. Mike Pratt 286
189. David Thompson* 282
190. Jim Hadnot 279
191. Leary Lentz 278
  Grant Simmons 278
193. Cliff Hagan* 277
  Jimmy Rayl 277
195. Johnny Baum 275
196. Bill Bunting 274
197. George Tinsley 271
  John Fairchild 271
199. Ray Scott 270
  Gary Keller 270
201. Mel Bennett 266
  Bruce Seals 266
203. Ervin Inniger 260
204. Samuel Robinson 252
205. Mark Olberding 249
206. Billy Schaeffer 248
  Jesse Branson 248
208. Tom Thacker 246
209. Al Tucker 245
210. Jim Bradley 244
211. Keith Swagerty 242
212. Lester Selvage 241
213. Charles Edge 240
  Jim Jarvis 240
215. Bud Olsen 234
216. Don Carlos 231
217. Ronald Taylor 229
218. Mel Peterson 226
219. M.L. Carr 225
220. Spencer Haywood* 221
221. Carl Fuller 220
222. Dewitt Menyard 218
223. Barry Orms 215
224. Willie Porter 213
225. Dennis Grey 211
226. William Franklin 210
227. Bobby Wilson 209
  George Johnson 209
229. Barry Liebowitz 208
230. George Sutor 203
231. Joe Hamood 200
232. Howard Bayne 199
233. Garfield Smith 197
234. Jimmy Foster 196
235. Stephen Vacendak 194
236. Mel Nowell 188
  Loyd King 188
  Ticky Burden 188
239. John Clawson 187
240. Bobby Edmonds 184
  Charles Jordan 184
242. Billy Shepherd 182
  Tom Workman 182
244. Don Dee 179
245. Daniel Sparks 178
  Paul Ruffner 178
247. Jay Miller 176
  Jerry Chambers 176
249. Hubie White 175
250. Bruce Spraggins 173

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