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.Vince Carter 3995
17.John Stockton* 3942
18.Jack Sikma* 3879
19.Hal Greer* 3855
20.Terry Cummings 3836
21.Shawn Kemp 3826
22.Dwight Howard 3797
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.Sam Lacey 3473
40.Jerome Kersey 3455
41.Dolph Schayes* 3432
42.Dikembe Mutombo* 3383
43.Tree Rollins 3377
 Carmelo Anthony 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.Lenny Wilkens* 3285
 Clyde Drexler* 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.George McGinnis* 3220
61.P.J. Brown 3218
62.Gary Payton* 3217
63.Alvan Adams 3214
64.Johnny Newman 3199
65.Paul Millsap 3181
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 Hilário 2934
95.Oscar Robertson* 2931
96.Tom Van Arsdale 2922
97.Dave Cowens* 2920
98.Lamar Odom 2916
99.Larry Foust 2909
100.Jermaine O'Neal 2896
101.Danny Manning 2895
102.Tyrone Hill 2893
 Robert Reid 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.Olden Polynice 2835
 David Robinson* 2835
118.Bill Cartwright 2833
119.Horace Grant 2832
120.Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
121.Alonzo Mourning* 2810
122.Dave DeBusschere* 2801
 Wayman Tisdale 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.Wes Unseld* 2762
133.Kevin McHale* 2758
134.Derek Harper 2755
135.Sam Cassell 2744
136.Rick Fox 2739
137.Zaza Pachulia 2738
138.Reggie Miller* 2730
139.Chet Walker* 2727
140.Bob McAdoo* 2726
141.Dan Roundfield 2722
142.George Johnson 2707
143.Larry Nance 2703
144.Chris Webber* 2700
 Derrick McKey 2700
 Jerry Sloan* 2700
147.Mychal Thompson 2692
148.Tom Gola* 2688
149.Marcus Camby 2687
150.Amar'e Stoudemire 2685
151.Derek Fisher 2684
152.Robert Horry 2680
153.Rodney Rogers 2678
154.Chris Paul 2666
155.Cliff Hagan* 2665
156.Leroy Ellis 2661
 Norm Van Lier 2661
158.Doc Rivers 2660
159.John Drew 2641
160.Alvin Robertson 2638
161.Richard Jefferson 2637
162.Kyle Lowry 2633
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.Metta World Peace 2586
183.Michael Cage 2581
184.Antawn Jamison 2580
185.Amir Johnson 2578
186.Jason Terry 2577
187.Dick Van Arsdale 2575
188.Wil Jones 2574
189.Jason Kidd* 2572
190.Shawn Bradley 2567
191.Chuck Person 2565
192.Vin Baker 2560
193.Xavier McDaniel 2557
194.Randy Smith 2556
195.Rudy LaRusso 2553
196.Marc Gasol 2551
 Antonio Davis 2551
198.Adrian Dantley* 2550
199.Danny Ainge 2549
 Scott Wedman 2549
201.Kevin Loughery 2543
202.Mike Newlin 2542
203.Lonnie Shelton 2540
204.Shawn Marion 2535
205.Bob Pettit* 2529
206.Sidney Wicks 2524
207.Kyle Korver 2522
208.LaMarcus Aldridge 2520
209.Antoine Walker 2516
210.Kendall Gill 2515
211.Dick Barnett 2514
212.Sam Mitchell 2509
213.Nick Collison 2507
214.John Johnson 2505
215.Mitch Richmond* 2503
216.Kenyon Martin 2498
217.Darnell Hillman 2491
218.Mike Bantom 2489
 Bob Boozer 2489
220.Kirk Hinrich 2487
221.Eddie Jones 2483
222.Dale Ellis 2480
223.Purvis Short 2479
224.Jon Koncak 2474
225.Josh Smith 2461
226.Tom Heinsohn* 2454
 Walter Davis 2454
228.Dick Snyder 2453
229.Don Nelson* 2451
 Russell Westbrook 2451
231.Arnie Risen* 2449
232.Darrall Imhoff 2445
233.Lou Hudson 2439
234.A.C. Green 2436
235.Jerry West* 2435
236.Rashard Lewis 2430
 Ervin Johnson 2430
238.Ray Felix 2419
239.Al Attles* 2417
240.Earl Monroe* 2416
 Jack Marin 2416
242.DeAndre Jordan 2412
243.Willis Reed* 2411
244.Brian Grant 2409
 Steve Johnson 2409
246.David West 2408
 Nate McMillan 2408
 Jalen Rose 2408
249.Hedo Türkoğlu 2403
250.John Salley 2399

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.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.Hal Greer* 3855
18.Terry Cummings 3836
19.Shawn Kemp 3826
20.Dwight Howard 3797
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.Sam Lacey 3473
35.Jerome Kersey 3455
36.Dolph Schayes* 3432
37.Dikembe Mutombo* 3383
38.Carmelo Anthony 3377
 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.P.J. Brown 3218
53.Gary Payton* 3217
54.Alvan Adams 3214
55.Johnny Newman 3199
56.Paul Millsap 3181
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 Hilário 2934
85.Oscar Robertson* 2931
86.Tom Van Arsdale 2922
87.Dave Cowens* 2920
88.Lamar Odom 2916
89.Larry Foust 2909
90.Jermaine O'Neal 2896
91.Danny Manning 2895
92.Robert Reid 2893
 Tyrone Hill 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.David Robinson* 2835
 Olden Polynice 2835
108.Bill Cartwright 2833
109.Horace Grant 2832
110.Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
111.Alonzo Mourning* 2810
112.Dave DeBusschere* 2801
 Wayman Tisdale 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
123.Kevin McHale* 2758
124.Derek Harper 2755
125.Sam Cassell 2744
126.Rick Fox 2739
127.Zaza Pachulia 2738
128.Reggie Miller* 2730
129.Chet Walker* 2727
130.Bob McAdoo* 2726
131.George Johnson 2707
132.Larry Nance 2703
133.Chris Webber* 2700
 Derrick McKey 2700
 Jerry Sloan* 2700
136.Mychal Thompson 2692
137.Tom Gola* 2688
138.Marcus Camby 2687
139.Amar'e Stoudemire 2685
140.Derek Fisher 2684
141.Robert Horry 2680
142.Rodney Rogers 2678
143.Chris Paul 2666
144.Norm Van Lier 2661
 Leroy Ellis 2661
146.Doc Rivers 2660
147.John Drew 2641
148.Alvin Robertson 2638
149.Richard Jefferson 2637
150.Kyle Lowry 2633
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.Metta World Peace 2586
168.Michael Cage 2581
169.Antawn Jamison 2580
170.Amir Johnson 2578
171.Jason Terry 2577
172.Dick Van Arsdale 2575
173.Jason Kidd* 2572
174.Shawn Bradley 2567
175.Chuck Person 2565
176.Dan Roundfield 2561
177.Vin Baker 2560
178.Xavier McDaniel 2557
179.Randy Smith 2556
180.Rudy LaRusso 2553
181.Marc Gasol 2551
 Antonio Davis 2551
183.Adrian Dantley* 2550
184.Danny Ainge 2549
 Scott Wedman 2549
186.Kevin Loughery 2543
187.Mike Newlin 2542
188.Lonnie Shelton 2540
189.Shawn Marion 2535
190.Bob Pettit* 2529
191.Sidney Wicks 2524
192.Kyle Korver 2522
193.LaMarcus Aldridge 2520
194.Antoine Walker 2516
195.Kendall Gill 2515
196.Dick Barnett 2514
197.Sam Mitchell 2509
198.Nick Collison 2507
199.John Johnson 2505
200.Mitch Richmond* 2503
201.Kenyon Martin 2498
202.Bob Boozer 2489
 Mike Bantom 2489
204.Kirk Hinrich 2487
205.Eddie Jones 2483
206.Dale Ellis 2480
207.Purvis Short 2479
208.Jon Koncak 2474
209.Josh Smith 2461
210.Walter Davis 2454
 Tom Heinsohn* 2454
212.Dick Snyder 2453
213.Don Nelson* 2451
 Russell Westbrook 2451
215.Arnie Risen* 2449
216.Darrall Imhoff 2445
217.Lou Hudson 2439
218.A.C. Green 2436
219.Jerry West* 2435
220.Billy Cunningham* 2431
221.Ervin Johnson 2430
 Rashard Lewis 2430
223.Ray Felix 2419
224.Al Attles* 2417
225.Jack Marin 2416
 Earl Monroe* 2416
227.DeAndre Jordan 2412
228.Willis Reed* 2411
229.Steve Johnson 2409
 Brian Grant 2409
231.Jalen Rose 2408
 David West 2408
 Nate McMillan 2408
234.Hedo Türkoğlu 2403
235.John Salley 2399
236.LeBron James 2395
237.Cliff Hagan* 2388
238.Jerry Lucas* 2387
239.Brad Miller 2383
240.Grant Hill* 2377
241.Phil Jackson* 2366
242.Jeff Hornacek 2364
243.Bill Bradley* 2363
244.Rudy Gay 2361
 Glen Rice 2361
 Baron Davis 2361
247.Serge Ibaka 2355
248.Matt Barnes 2353
 Anthony Mason 2353
250.Al Jefferson 2347