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.Shaquille O'Neal* 4146
 Otis Thorpe 4146
14.James Edwards 4042
15.Patrick Ewing* 4034
16.Vince Carter 3995
17.John Stockton* 3942
18.Jack Sikma* 3879
19.Dwight Howard 3865
20.Hal Greer* 3855
21.Terry Cummings 3836
22.Shawn Kemp 3826
23.Tom Chambers 3742
24.Paul Pierce* 3643
25.Bill Laimbeer 3633
26.Vlade Divac* 3609
27.Dirk Nowitzki 3601
28.Kurt Thomas 3579
29.Kevin Garnett* 3561
30.Walt Bellamy* 3536
31.Dan Issel* 3504
32.Rick Mahorn 3499
33.Bailey Howell* 3498
 Maurice Lucas 3498
35.Julius Erving* 3494
 Danny Schayes 3494
37.Juwan Howard 3493
38.Moses Malone* 3477
39.Carmelo Anthony 3474
40.Sam Lacey 3473
41.Jerome Kersey 3455
42.Dolph Schayes* 3432
43.Dikembe Mutombo* 3383
44.Tree Rollins 3377
45.Bill Bridges 3375
46.Detlef Schrempf 3360
47.Kobe Bryant* 3353
48.Scottie Pippen* 3329
49.Tim Duncan* 3304
50.Charles Barkley* 3287
51.Clyde Drexler* 3285
 Lenny Wilkens* 3285
53.John Havlicek* 3281
54.Tyson Chandler 3268
55.Ron Boone 3265
56.Rasheed Wallace 3259
57.Calvin Murphy* 3250
 George Gervin* 3250
59.Zelmo Beaty* 3244
60.Paul Millsap 3229
61.George McGinnis* 3220
62.P.J. Brown 3218
63.Gary Payton* 3217
64.Alvan Adams 3214
65.Johnny Newman 3199
66.Alton Lister 3179
67.Sam Perkins 3177
68.Wayne Cooper 3144
69.LaSalle Thompson 3143
70.Mark West 3136
71.Mark Olberding 3132
72.Elton Brand 3115
73.Paul Silas 3105
74.Mickey Johnson 3101
75.Dennis Johnson* 3087
76.Antonio McDyess 3077
77.Al Harrington 3069
78.Antoine Carr 3063
79.Bob Lanier* 3048
80.Tom Sanders* 3044
81.Rick Barry* 3028
82.Alex English* 3027
83.Rik Smits 3011
84.Reggie Theus 3008
85.Elden Campbell 3006
86.Joe Smith 2974
87.Billy Paultz 2973
88.Isiah Thomas* 2971
89.Larry Smith 2966
90.Eddie Johnson 2962
91.Grant Long 2957
92.Mark Eaton 2955
93.Bob Dandridge* 2940
94.Nenê 2934
95.Oscar Robertson* 2931
96.Tom Van Arsdale 2922
97.Dave Cowens* 2920
98.Lamar Odom 2917
99.Larry Foust 2909
100.Jermaine O'Neal 2896
101.Danny Manning 2895
102.Robert Reid 2893
 Tyrone Hill 2893
104.Bernard King* 2885
105.Andre Miller 2882
106.Dale Davis 2878
107.Herb Williams 2876
108.Erick Dampier 2869
109.Tom Owens 2862
110.Ray Allen* 2858
111.Johnny Green 2856
112.Billy Cunningham* 2845
113.Dennis Rodman* 2843
114.Tom Meschery 2841
115.Wayne Embry* 2838
116.David Robinson* 2835
 Olden Polynice 2835
118.Bill Cartwright 2833
119.Horace Grant 2832
120.Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
121.Alonzo Mourning* 2810
122.Wayman Tisdale 2801
 Dave DeBusschere* 2801
124.Darryl Dawkins 2784
125.Michael Jordan* 2783
126.Jack Twyman* 2782
127.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
128.Gail Goodrich* 2775
129.Richie Guerin* 2769
130.Christian Laettner 2768
131.Paul Arizin* 2764
132.Chris Paul 2762
 Wes Unseld* 2762
134.Kevin McHale* 2758
135.Derek Harper 2755
136.Sam Cassell 2744
137.Kyle Lowry 2742
138.Rick Fox 2739
139.Zaza Pachulia 2738
140.Reggie Miller* 2730
141.Chet Walker* 2727
142.Bob McAdoo* 2726
143.Dan Roundfield 2722
144.George Johnson 2707
145.Larry Nance 2703
146.Chris Webber* 2700
 Derrick McKey 2700
 Jerry Sloan* 2700
149.Mychal Thompson 2692
150.Tom Gola* 2688
151.Marcus Camby 2687
152.Amar'e Stoudemire 2685
153.Derek Fisher 2684
154.Robert Horry 2680
155.Rodney Rogers 2678
156.Cliff Hagan* 2665
157.Leroy Ellis 2661
 Norm Van Lier 2661
159.Doc Rivers 2660
160.John Drew 2641
161.Alvin Robertson 2638
162.Richard Jefferson 2637
163.Pau Gasol 2632
164.Guy Rodgers* 2630
165.Zach Randolph 2629
166.Tyrone Corbin 2627
167.Nate Thurmond* 2624
168.Ricky Sobers 2622
169.Bobby Jones* 2620
170.Charlie Scott* 2618
 Clifford Ray 2618
172.Dave Bing* 2615
173.Rich Kelley 2613
174.Carlos Boozer 2612
175.Jim Chones 2606
176.Dave Greenwood 2605
177.Samuel Dalembert 2601
178.Mark Aguirre 2599
179.Elgin Baylor* 2596
180.Bill Russell* 2592
181.Joe Graboski 2591
182.Russell Westbrook 2590
183.Metta World Peace 2586
184.Michael Cage 2581
185.Antawn Jamison 2580
186.Amir Johnson 2578
187.Jason Terry 2577
188.Dick Van Arsdale 2575
189.Wil Jones 2574
190.Jason Kidd* 2572
191.LaMarcus Aldridge 2571
192.Shawn Bradley 2567
193.Chuck Person 2565
194.Vin Baker 2560
195.Xavier McDaniel 2557
196.Randy Smith 2556
197.Rudy LaRusso 2553
198.Antonio Davis 2551
 Marc Gasol 2551
200.Adrian Dantley* 2550
201.Danny Ainge 2549
 Scott Wedman 2549
203.Kevin Loughery 2543
204.Mike Newlin 2542
205.Lonnie Shelton 2540
206.Shawn Marion 2535
207.Bob Pettit* 2529
208.Sidney Wicks 2524
209.Kyle Korver 2522
210.Antoine Walker 2516
211.Kendall Gill 2515
212.Dick Barnett 2514
213.Sam Mitchell 2509
214.Nick Collison 2507
215.John Johnson 2505
216.Mitch Richmond* 2503
217.Kenyon Martin 2498
218.Darnell Hillman 2491
219.Mike Bantom 2489
 Bob Boozer 2489
221.Kirk Hinrich 2487
222.Eddie Jones 2483
223.Dale Ellis 2480
224.Purvis Short 2479
225.Jon Koncak 2474
226.LeBron James 2467
227.Josh Smith 2461
228.DeAndre Jordan 2460
229.Walter Davis 2454
 Tom Heinsohn* 2454
231.Dick Snyder 2453
232.Don Nelson* 2451
233.Arnie Risen* 2449
234.Darrall Imhoff 2445
235.Lou Hudson 2439
236.A.C. Green 2436
237.Jerry West* 2435
238.Rashard Lewis 2430
 Ervin Johnson 2430
240.Ray Felix 2419
241.Al Attles* 2417
242.Jack Marin 2416
 Earl Monroe* 2416
244.Rudy Gay 2413
245.Willis Reed* 2411
246.Brian Grant 2409
 Steve Johnson 2409
248.David West 2408
 Jalen Rose 2408
 Nate McMillan 2408

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.Charlie 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.Al Smith 1071
 Lee Davis 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.Don Buse 595
 Bob Bedell 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.Kendall Rhine 441
 Kevin Joyce 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.Billy Cunningham* 414
 Connie Hawkins* 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.Al Skinner 363
 Jim Ard 363
 Bo Lamar 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.Jim McDaniels 315
 Steven Kramer 315
181.Riney Lochmann 312
 Roger Brown 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.Jimmy Rayl 277
 Cliff Hagan* 277
195.Johnny Baum 275
196.Bill Bunting 274
197.John Fairchild 271
 George Tinsley 271
199.Gary Keller 270
 Ray Scott 270
201.Bruce Seals 266
 Mel Bennett 266
203.Ervin Inniger 260
204.Samuel Robinson 252
205.Mark Olberding 249
206.Jesse Branson 248
 Billy Schaeffer 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.George Johnson 209
 Bobby Wilson 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.Tom Workman 182
 Billy Shepherd 182
244.Don Dee 179
245.Daniel Sparks 178
 Paul Ruffner 178
247.Jerry Chambers 176
 Jay Miller 176
249.Hubie White 175
250.Bruce Spraggins 173

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.Vince Carter 3995
15.John Stockton* 3942
16.Jack Sikma* 3879
17.Dwight Howard 3865
18.Hal Greer* 3855
19.Terry Cummings 3836
20.Shawn Kemp 3826
21.Tom Chambers 3742
22.Paul Pierce* 3643
23.Bill Laimbeer 3633
24.Vlade Divac* 3609
25.Dirk Nowitzki 3601
26.Kurt Thomas 3579
27.Kevin Garnett* 3561
28.Walt Bellamy* 3536
29.Caldwell Jones 3527
30.Rick Mahorn 3499
31.Bailey Howell* 3498
32.Danny Schayes 3494
33.Juwan Howard 3493
34.Carmelo Anthony 3474
35.Sam Lacey 3473
36.Jerome Kersey 3455
37.Dolph Schayes* 3432
38.Dikembe Mutombo* 3383
39.Tree Rollins 3377
40.Bill Bridges 3375
41.Detlef Schrempf 3360
42.Kobe Bryant* 3353
43.Scottie Pippen* 3329
44.Tim Duncan* 3304
45.Charles Barkley* 3287
46.Lenny Wilkens* 3285
 Clyde Drexler* 3285
48.John Havlicek* 3281
49.Tyson Chandler 3268
50.Rasheed Wallace 3259
51.Calvin Murphy* 3250
52.Paul Millsap 3229
53.P.J. Brown 3218
54.Gary Payton* 3217
55.Alvan Adams 3214
56.Johnny Newman 3199
57.Alton Lister 3179
58.Sam Perkins 3177
59.Wayne Cooper 3144
60.LaSalle Thompson 3143
61.Mark West 3136
62.Elton Brand 3115
63.Paul Silas 3105
64.Mickey Johnson 3101
65.Dennis Johnson* 3087
66.Antonio McDyess 3077
67.Moses Malone* 3076
68.Al Harrington 3069
69.Antoine Carr 3063
70.Bob Lanier* 3048
71.Tom Sanders* 3044
72.Alex English* 3027
73.Rik Smits 3011
74.Reggie Theus 3008
75.Elden Campbell 3006
76.Artis Gilmore* 2986
77.Joe Smith 2974
78.Isiah Thomas* 2971
79.Larry Smith 2966
80.Eddie Johnson 2962
81.Grant Long 2957
82.Mark Eaton 2955
83.Bob Dandridge* 2940
84.Nenê 2934
85.Oscar Robertson* 2931
86.Tom Van Arsdale 2922
87.Dave Cowens* 2920
88.Lamar Odom 2917
89.Larry Foust 2909
90.Jermaine O'Neal 2896
91.Danny Manning 2895
92.Tyrone Hill 2893
 Robert Reid 2893
94.Bernard King* 2885
95.Mark Olberding 2883
96.Andre Miller 2882
97.Dale Davis 2878
98.Herb Williams 2876
99.Erick Dampier 2869
100.Maurice Lucas 2865
101.Ray Allen* 2858
102.Johnny Green 2856
103.Dennis Rodman* 2843
104.Tom Meschery 2841
105.Wayne Embry* 2838
106.Olden Polynice 2835
 David Robinson* 2835
108.Bill Cartwright 2833
109.Horace Grant 2832
110.Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
111.Alonzo Mourning* 2810
112.Wayman Tisdale 2801
 Dave DeBusschere* 2801
114.Darryl Dawkins 2784
115.Michael Jordan* 2783
116.Jack Twyman* 2782
117.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
118.Gail Goodrich* 2775
119.Richie Guerin* 2769
120.Christian Laettner 2768
121.Paul Arizin* 2764
122.Wes Unseld* 2762
 Chris Paul 2762
124.Kevin McHale* 2758
125.Derek Harper 2755
126.Sam Cassell 2744
127.Kyle Lowry 2742
128.Rick Fox 2739
129.Zaza Pachulia 2738
130.Reggie Miller* 2730
131.Chet Walker* 2727
132.Bob McAdoo* 2726
133.George Johnson 2707
134.Larry Nance 2703
135.Chris Webber* 2700
 Derrick McKey 2700
 Jerry Sloan* 2700
138.Mychal Thompson 2692
139.Tom Gola* 2688
140.Marcus Camby 2687
141.Amar'e Stoudemire 2685
142.Derek Fisher 2684
143.Robert Horry 2680
144.Rodney Rogers 2678
145.Leroy Ellis 2661
 Norm Van Lier 2661
147.Doc Rivers 2660
148.John Drew 2641
149.Alvin Robertson 2638
150.Richard Jefferson 2637
151.Pau Gasol 2632
152.Guy Rodgers* 2630
153.Zach Randolph 2629
154.Tyrone Corbin 2627
155.Nate Thurmond* 2624
156.Ricky Sobers 2622
157.Clifford Ray 2618
158.Dave Bing* 2615
159.Rich Kelley 2613
160.Carlos Boozer 2612
161.Dave Greenwood 2605
162.Samuel Dalembert 2601
163.Mark Aguirre 2599
164.Elgin Baylor* 2596
165.Bill Russell* 2592
166.Joe Graboski 2591
167.Russell Westbrook 2590
168.Metta World Peace 2586
169.Michael Cage 2581
170.Antawn Jamison 2580
171.Amir Johnson 2578
172.Jason Terry 2577
173.Dick Van Arsdale 2575
174.Jason Kidd* 2572
175.LaMarcus Aldridge 2571
176.Shawn Bradley 2567
177.Chuck Person 2565
178.Dan Roundfield 2561
179.Vin Baker 2560
180.Xavier McDaniel 2557
181.Randy Smith 2556
182.Rudy LaRusso 2553
183.Marc Gasol 2551
 Antonio Davis 2551
185.Adrian Dantley* 2550
186.Danny Ainge 2549
 Scott Wedman 2549
188.Kevin Loughery 2543
189.Mike Newlin 2542
190.Lonnie Shelton 2540
191.Shawn Marion 2535
192.Bob Pettit* 2529
193.Sidney Wicks 2524
194.Kyle Korver 2522
195.Antoine Walker 2516
196.Kendall Gill 2515
197.Dick Barnett 2514
198.Sam Mitchell 2509
199.Nick Collison 2507
200.John Johnson 2505
201.Mitch Richmond* 2503
202.Kenyon Martin 2498
203.Bob Boozer 2489
 Mike Bantom 2489
205.Kirk Hinrich 2487
206.Eddie Jones 2483
207.Dale Ellis 2480
208.Purvis Short 2479
209.Jon Koncak 2474
210.LeBron James 2467
211.Josh Smith 2461
212.DeAndre Jordan 2460
213.Tom Heinsohn* 2454
 Walter Davis 2454
215.Dick Snyder 2453
216.Don Nelson* 2451
217.Arnie Risen* 2449
218.Darrall Imhoff 2445
219.Lou Hudson 2439
220.A.C. Green 2436
221.Jerry West* 2435
222.Billy Cunningham* 2431
223.Ervin Johnson 2430
 Rashard Lewis 2430
225.Ray Felix 2419
226.Al Attles* 2417
227.Jack Marin 2416
 Earl Monroe* 2416
229.Rudy Gay 2413
230.Willis Reed* 2411
231.Steve Johnson 2409
 Brian Grant 2409
233.Jalen Rose 2408
 David West 2408
 Nate McMillan 2408
236.Hedo Türkoğlu 2403
237.Serge Ibaka 2402
238.John Salley 2399
239.James Harden 2398
240.Cliff Hagan* 2388
241.Jerry Lucas* 2387
242.Brad Miller 2383
243.Grant Hill* 2377
244.Phil Jackson* 2366
245.Jeff Hornacek 2364
246.Bill Bradley* 2363
247.Baron Davis 2361
 Glen Rice 2361
249.Matt Barnes 2353
 Anthony Mason 2353