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.Dwight Howard 3912
19.Jack Sikma* 3879
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.Carmelo Anthony 3543
31.Walt Bellamy* 3536
32.Dan Issel* 3504
33.Rick Mahorn 3499
34.Bailey Howell* 3498
 Maurice Lucas 3498
36.Julius Erving* 3494
 Danny Schayes 3494
38.Juwan Howard 3493
39.Moses Malone* 3477
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.George Gervin* 3250
 Calvin Murphy* 3250
59.Paul Millsap 3248
60.Zelmo Beaty* 3244
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.Kyle Lowry 2931
 Oscar Robertson* 2931
97.Tom Van Arsdale 2922
98.Dave Cowens* 2920
99.Lamar Odom 2916
100.Larry Foust 2909
101.Jermaine O'Neal 2896
102.Danny Manning 2895
103.Tyrone Hill 2893
 Robert Reid 2893
105.Bernard King* 2885
106.Andre Miller 2882
107.Dale Davis 2878
108.Herb Williams 2876
109.Chris Paul 2875
110.Erick Dampier 2869
111.Tom Owens 2862
112.Ray Allen* 2858
113.Johnny Green 2856
114.Billy Cunningham* 2845
115.Dennis Rodman* 2843
116.Tom Meschery 2841
117.Wayne Embry* 2838
118.Olden Polynice 2835
 David Robinson* 2835
120.Bill Cartwright 2833
121.Horace Grant 2832
122.Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
123.Alonzo Mourning* 2810
124.Russell Westbrook 2805
125.Dave DeBusschere* 2801
 Wayman Tisdale 2801
127.Darryl Dawkins 2784
128.Michael Jordan* 2783
129.Jack Twyman* 2782
130.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
131.Gail Goodrich* 2775
132.Richie Guerin* 2769
133.Christian Laettner 2768
134.Paul Arizin* 2764
135.Wes Unseld* 2762
136.Kevin McHale* 2758
137.Derek Harper 2755
138.Sam Cassell 2744
139.Rick Fox 2739
140.Zaza Pachulia 2738
141.Reggie Miller* 2730
142.Chet Walker* 2727
143.Bob McAdoo* 2726
144.Dan Roundfield 2722
145.George Johnson 2707
146.Larry Nance 2703
147.Derrick McKey 2700
 Jerry Sloan* 2700
 Chris Webber* 2700
150.Mychal Thompson 2692
151.Tom Gola* 2688
152.Marcus Camby 2687
153.Amar'e Stoudemire 2685
154.Derek Fisher 2684
155.Robert Horry 2680
156.Rodney Rogers 2678
157.Cliff Hagan* 2665
158.Leroy Ellis 2661
 Norm Van Lier 2661
160.Doc Rivers 2660
161.John Drew 2641
162.Alvin Robertson 2638
163.Richard Jefferson 2637
164.Pau Gasol 2632
165.Guy Rodgers* 2630
166.Zach Randolph 2629
167.Tyrone Corbin 2627
168.Nate Thurmond* 2624
169.Ricky Sobers 2622
170.Bobby Jones* 2620
171.Clifford Ray 2618
 Charlie Scott* 2618
173.Dave Bing* 2615
174.Rich Kelley 2613
175.Carlos Boozer 2612
176.Jim Chones 2606
177.Dave Greenwood 2605
178.Samuel Dalembert 2601
179.Mark Aguirre 2599
180.LaMarcus Aldridge 2598
181.Elgin Baylor* 2596
182.Bill Russell* 2592
183.Joe Graboski 2591
184.Metta World Peace 2586
185.LeBron James 2583
186.Michael Cage 2581
187.Antawn Jamison 2580
188.Amir Johnson 2578
189.Jason Terry 2577
190.Dick Van Arsdale 2575
191.Wil Jones 2574
192.Jason Kidd* 2572
193.Shawn Bradley 2567
194.Chuck Person 2565
195.Vin Baker 2560
196.Xavier McDaniel 2557
197.Randy Smith 2556
198.Rudy LaRusso 2553
199.Antonio Davis 2551
 Marc Gasol 2551
201.Adrian Dantley* 2550
202.Danny Ainge 2549
 Scott Wedman 2549
204.Kevin Loughery 2543
205.DeAndre Jordan 2542
 Mike Newlin 2542
207.Lonnie Shelton 2540
208.Shawn Marion 2535
209.James Harden 2530
210.Bob Pettit* 2529
211.Sidney Wicks 2524
212.Kyle Korver 2522
213.Antoine Walker 2516
214.Kendall Gill 2515
215.Dick Barnett 2514
216.Sam Mitchell 2509
217.Nick Collison 2507
218.John Johnson 2505
219.Rudy Gay 2503
 Mitch Richmond* 2503
221.Kenyon Martin 2498
222.Darnell Hillman 2491
223.Mike Bantom 2489
 Bob Boozer 2489
225.Kirk Hinrich 2487
226.Eddie Jones 2483
227.Dale Ellis 2480
 Serge Ibaka 2480
229.Purvis Short 2479
230.Jon Koncak 2474
231.Josh Smith 2461
232.Walter Davis 2454
 Tom Heinsohn* 2454
234.Dick Snyder 2453
235.Don Nelson* 2451
236.Arnie Risen* 2449
237.Darrall Imhoff 2445
238.Lou Hudson* 2439
239.A.C. Green 2436
240.Jerry West* 2435
241.Brook Lopez 2431
242.Ervin Johnson 2430
 Rashard Lewis 2430
244.Thaddeus Young 2423
245.DeMarcus Cousins 2421
246.Ray Felix 2419
247.Al Attles* 2417
248.Jack Marin 2416
 Earl Monroe* 2416
250.Willis Reed* 2411

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.Cincy Powell 1978
9.Roger Brown* 1929
10.Steve Jones 1885
11.Fatty Taylor 1801
12.Gene Moore 1730
13.Jimmy Jones 1674
14.Walt 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.Art 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.Ron Franz 1120
54.Randy 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.Merv Jackson 825
83.Don 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.Steve Chubin 753
94.George Stone 747
95.Julian Hammond 744
96.Dave Twardzik 720
97.Collis Jones 707
98.Ollie 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.Charlie 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.Jeff Congdon 538
128.Craig Raymond 530
 Ron 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.Andy 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.Connie Hawkins* 414
 Billy Cunningham* 414
161.Walt 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.Jim Ard 363
 Bo Lamar 363
 Al Skinner 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.Steve Kramer 315
 Jim McDaniels 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.Cliff Hagan* 277
 Jimmy Rayl 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.Sam 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.Les Selvage 241
213.Jim Jarvis 240
 Charles Edge 240
215.Bud Olsen 234
216.Don Carlos 231
217.Ron 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.Bill Franklin 210
227.Bobby Wilson 209
 George Johnson 209
229.Barry Leibowitz 208
230.George Sutor 203
231.Joe Hamood 200
232.Howard Bayne 199
233.Garfield Smith 197
234.Jimmy Foster 196
235.Steve 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.Dan Sparks 178
 Paul Ruffner 178
247.Jay Miller 176
 Jerry Chambers 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.Shaquille O'Neal* 4146
 Otis Thorpe 4146
12.James Edwards 4042
13.Patrick Ewing* 4034
14.Vince Carter 3995
15.John Stockton* 3942
16.Dwight Howard 3912
17.Jack Sikma* 3879
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.Carmelo Anthony 3543
29.Walt Bellamy* 3536
30.Caldwell Jones 3527
31.Rick Mahorn 3499
32.Bailey Howell* 3498
33.Danny Schayes 3494
34.Juwan Howard 3493
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.Clyde Drexler* 3285
 Lenny Wilkens* 3285
48.John Havlicek* 3281
49.Tyson Chandler 3268
50.Rasheed Wallace 3259
51.Calvin Murphy* 3250
52.Paul Millsap 3248
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.Kyle Lowry 2931
 Oscar Robertson* 2931
87.Tom Van Arsdale 2922
88.Dave Cowens* 2920
89.Lamar Odom 2916
90.Larry Foust 2909
91.Jermaine O'Neal 2896
92.Danny Manning 2895
93.Tyrone Hill 2893
 Robert Reid 2893
95.Bernard King* 2885
96.Mark Olberding 2883
97.Andre Miller 2882
98.Dale Davis 2878
99.Herb Williams 2876
100.Chris Paul 2875
101.Erick Dampier 2869
102.Maurice Lucas 2865
103.Ray Allen* 2858
104.Johnny Green 2856
105.Dennis Rodman* 2843
106.Tom Meschery 2841
107.Wayne Embry* 2838
108.Olden Polynice 2835
 David Robinson* 2835
110.Bill Cartwright 2833
111.Horace Grant 2832
112.Vern Mikkelsen* 2812
113.Alonzo Mourning* 2810
114.Russell Westbrook 2805
115.Dave DeBusschere* 2801
 Wayman Tisdale 2801
117.Darryl Dawkins 2784
118.Michael Jordan* 2783
119.Jack Twyman* 2782
120.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2776
121.Gail Goodrich* 2775
122.Richie Guerin* 2769
123.Christian Laettner 2768
124.Paul Arizin* 2764
125.Wes Unseld* 2762
126.Kevin McHale* 2758
127.Derek Harper 2755
128.Sam Cassell 2744
129.Rick Fox 2739
130.Zaza Pachulia 2738
131.Reggie Miller* 2730
132.Chet Walker* 2727
133.Bob McAdoo* 2726
134.George Johnson 2707
135.Larry Nance 2703
136.Derrick McKey 2700
 Jerry Sloan* 2700
 Chris Webber* 2700
139.Mychal Thompson 2692
140.Tom Gola* 2688
141.Marcus Camby 2687
142.Amar'e Stoudemire 2685
143.Derek Fisher 2684
144.Robert Horry 2680
145.Rodney Rogers 2678
146.Leroy Ellis 2661
 Norm Van Lier 2661
148.Doc Rivers 2660
149.John Drew 2641
150.Alvin Robertson 2638
151.Richard Jefferson 2637
152.Pau Gasol 2632
153.Guy Rodgers* 2630
154.Zach Randolph 2629
155.Tyrone Corbin 2627
156.Nate Thurmond* 2624
157.Ricky Sobers 2622
158.Clifford Ray 2618
159.Dave Bing* 2615
160.Rich Kelley 2613
161.Carlos Boozer 2612
162.Dave Greenwood 2605
163.Samuel Dalembert 2601
164.Mark Aguirre 2599
165.LaMarcus Aldridge 2598
166.Elgin Baylor* 2596
167.Bill Russell* 2592
168.Joe Graboski 2591
169.Metta World Peace 2586
170.LeBron James 2583
171.Michael Cage 2581
172.Antawn Jamison 2580
173.Amir Johnson 2578
174.Jason Terry 2577
175.Dick Van Arsdale 2575
176.Jason Kidd* 2572
177.Shawn Bradley 2567
178.Chuck Person 2565
179.Dan Roundfield 2561
180.Vin Baker 2560
181.Xavier McDaniel 2557
182.Randy Smith 2556
183.Rudy LaRusso 2553
184.Antonio Davis 2551
 Marc Gasol 2551
186.Adrian Dantley* 2550
187.Danny Ainge 2549
 Scott Wedman 2549
189.Kevin Loughery 2543
190.DeAndre Jordan 2542
 Mike Newlin 2542
192.Lonnie Shelton 2540
193.Shawn Marion 2535
194.James Harden 2530
195.Bob Pettit* 2529
196.Sidney Wicks 2524
197.Kyle Korver 2522
198.Antoine Walker 2516
199.Kendall Gill 2515
200.Dick Barnett 2514
201.Sam Mitchell 2509
202.Nick Collison 2507
203.John Johnson 2505
204.Rudy Gay 2503
 Mitch Richmond* 2503
206.Kenyon Martin 2498
207.Mike Bantom 2489
 Bob Boozer 2489
209.Kirk Hinrich 2487
210.Eddie Jones 2483
211.Dale Ellis 2480
 Serge Ibaka 2480
213.Purvis Short 2479
214.Jon Koncak 2474
215.Josh Smith 2461
216.Walter Davis 2454
 Tom Heinsohn* 2454
218.Dick Snyder 2453
219.Don Nelson* 2451
220.Arnie Risen* 2449
221.Darrall Imhoff 2445
222.Lou Hudson* 2439
223.A.C. Green 2436
224.Jerry West* 2435
225.Billy Cunningham* 2431
 Brook Lopez 2431
227.Ervin Johnson 2430
 Rashard Lewis 2430
229.Thaddeus Young 2423
230.DeMarcus Cousins 2421
231.Ray Felix 2419
232.Al Attles* 2417
233.Jack Marin 2416
 Earl Monroe* 2416
235.Willis Reed* 2411
236.Brian Grant 2409
 Steve Johnson 2409
238.Nate McMillan 2408
 Jalen Rose 2408
 David West 2408
241.Hedo Türkoğlu 2403
242.John Salley 2399
243.Cliff Hagan* 2388
244.Jerry Lucas* 2387
245.Brad Miller 2383
246.Grant Hill* 2377
247.Phil Jackson* 2366
248.Jeff Hornacek 2364
249.Bill Bradley* 2363
250.Baron Davis 2361
 Glen Rice 2361