NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Rebounds Per Game

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player RPG
1.Wilt Chamberlain* 22.89
2.Bill Russell* 22.45
3.Bob Pettit* 16.22
4.Jerry Lucas* 15.61
5.Nate Thurmond* 15.00
6.Mel Daniels* 14.91
7.Wes Unseld* 13.99
8.Walt Bellamy* 13.65
9.Dave Cowens* 13.63
10.Elgin Baylor* 13.55
11.Andre Drummond 13.17
12.Dennis Rodman* 13.12
13.Willis Reed* 12.94
14.Elvin Hayes* 12.49
15.Artis Gilmore* 12.29
16.Moses Malone* 12.26
17.Gus Johnson* 12.08
18.Dolph Schayes* 12.08
19.Bill Bridges 11.94
20.Mike Lewis 11.93
21.Harry Gallatin* 11.89
22.Dwight Howard 11.78
23.Charles Barkley* 11.69
24.Rudy Gobert 11.67
25.Ira Harge 11.60
26.Swen Nater 11.55
27.Neil Johnston* 11.35
28.Walter Dukes 11.25
29.Karl-Anthony Towns 11.21
30.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.18
31.Red Kerr 11.15
32.Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.11
33.Julius Keye 11.01
34.Dave DeBusschere* 10.99
35.George McGinnis* 10.97
36.Goose Ligon 10.88
37.Zelmo Beaty* 10.87
38.Shaquille O'Neal* 10.85
39.Tim Duncan* 10.84
40.Hassan Whiteside 10.81
41.Clint Capela 10.72
42.David Robinson* 10.64
43.Elmore Smith 10.61
44.Kevin Love 10.61
45.Bill Walton* 10.52
46.Red Robbins 10.50
47.Nikola Vučević 10.46
48.Gerald Govan 10.45
49.Billy Cunningham* 10.36
50.Nikola Jokić 10.34
51.Happy Hairston 10.33
52.Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
53.DeAndre Jordan 10.28
54.Spencer Haywood* 10.28
55.Clyde Lee 10.28
56.Anthony Davis 10.27
57.DeMarcus Cousins 10.19
58.Karl Malone* 10.14
59.Bob Lanier* 10.11
60.Kevin Garnett* 10.03
61.Trooper Washington 10.03
62.Larry Bird* 10.00
63.Buck Williams 9.96
64.Bailey Howell* 9.88
65.Paul Silas 9.85
66.Larry Foust 9.84
67.Ray Scott 9.84
68.Patrick Ewing* 9.81
69.Marcus Camby 9.78
70.Chris Webber* 9.78
71.Jack Sikma* 9.77
72.Bill Laimbeer 9.74
73.Arnie Risen* 9.73
74.Emeka Okafor 9.69
75.Sam Lacey 9.67
76.Ben Wallace* 9.63
77.Mel Hutchins 9.58
78.Brad Daugherty 9.54
79.Charles Oakley 9.52
80.Carlos Boozer 9.51
81.Rony Seikaly 9.47
82.Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
83.Bob McAdoo* 9.45
84.Jonas Valančiūnas 9.44
85.Rudy LaRusso 9.42
86.Giannis Antetokounmpo 9.42
87.Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
88.Truck Robinson 9.41
89.Gene Moore 9.38
90.Domantas Sabonis 9.27
91.Julius Randle 9.27
92.Derrick Coleman 9.26
93.Yao Ming* 9.25
94.Dan Roundfield 9.23
95.Pau Gasol 9.22
96.Larry Smith 9.20
97.Jack Coleman 9.18
98.Warren Davis 9.17
99.Zach Randolph 9.15
100.Dan Issel* 9.14
101.Robert Parish* 9.13
102.Marvin Barnes 9.12
103.Maurice Lucas 9.11
104.Willie Naulls 9.09
105.Wayne Embry* 9.08
106.Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
107.Tyson Chandler 9.02
108.Joakim Noah 9.01
109.Manny Leaks 8.96
110.George Yardley* 8.94
111.Bob Netolicky 8.93
112.Larry Kenon 8.91
113.Ray Felix 8.88
114.Clifford Ray 8.87
115.Connie Hawkins* 8.85
116.Luke Jackson 8.84
117.Curtis Perry 8.83
118.David Lee 8.83
119.Ralph Sampson* 8.80
120.Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
121.Sidney Wicks 8.71
122.Shawn Marion 8.69
123.Andrew Bogut 8.66
124.Tom Meschery 8.61
125.Jusuf Nurkić 8.61
126.Paul Arizin* 8.60
127.Johnny Green 8.59
128.Randy Denton 8.59
129.Jim Washington 8.57
130.Tyrone Hill 8.56
131.Elton Brand 8.54
132.Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
133.Chris Bosh* 8.50
134.Julius Erving* 8.47
135.John Beasley 8.41
136.Shawn Kemp 8.41
137.Al Jefferson 8.40
138.Lamar Odom 8.39
139.Tristan Thompson 8.38
140.Chuck Share 8.37
141.Kevin Willis 8.36
142.Kermit Washington 8.35
143.Rick Roberson 8.33
144.Cliff Robinson 8.33
145.Leroy Ellis 8.31
146.Willie Wise 8.29
147.Bob Rule 8.27
148.Anthony Mason 8.25
149.Otis Thorpe 8.25
150.Caldwell Jones 8.23
151.Vlade Divac* 8.22
152.Nat Clifton* 8.22
153.Greg Monroe 8.19
154.Otto Moore 8.17
155.Blake Griffin 8.17
156.Jim Chones 8.16
157.Al Horford 8.15
158.Bob Boozer 8.15
159.Kenneth Faried 8.13
160.LaMarcus Aldridge 8.12
161.Horace Grant 8.11
162.Joe Graboski 8.07
163.Rudy Tomjanovich* 8.07
164.Steven Adams 8.07
165.Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
166.Tom Gola* 8.05
167.Larry Nance 7.99
168.Billy Paultz 7.97
169.Don Sidle 7.97
170.Randy Mahaffey 7.96
171.Marcin Gortat 7.95
172.Dave Greenwood 7.94
173.Mark Eaton 7.93
174.Dale Davis 7.87
175.Amar'e Stoudemire 7.84
176.Samuel Dalembert 7.84
177.Woody Sauldsberry 7.83
178.Troy Murphy 7.83
179.Kenny Sears 7.83
180.James Donaldson 7.83
181.Enes Freedom 7.78
182.Steve Stipanovich 7.77
183.Lloyd Neal 7.75
184.Neal Walk 7.73
185.P.J. Brown 7.72
186.Antoine Walker 7.72
187.Andrew Bynum 7.71
188.Wil Jones 7.67
189.Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
190.Cincy Powell 7.65
191.Darrall Imhoff 7.61
192.Darnell Hillman 7.61
193.Chris Kaman 7.59
194.Michael Cage 7.58
195.Dirk Nowitzki 7.55
196.Jayson Williams 7.55
197.Ed Macauley* 7.53
198.Cornell Warner 7.53
199.Antawn Jamison 7.53
200.Antonio McDyess 7.53
201.Sam Bowie 7.52
202.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
203.Benoit Benjamin 7.51
204.Oscar Robertson* 7.50
205.Larry Johnson 7.50
206.LeBron James 7.49
207.Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
208.Antonio Davis 7.48
209.Gar Heard 7.47
210.Josh Smith 7.44
211.Popeye Jones 7.44
212.Jerry Sloan* 7.44
213.Brian Grant 7.44
214.Jim Fox 7.44
215.Mychal Thompson 7.43
216.Vin Baker 7.42
217.Kenny Carr 7.42
218.A.C. Green 7.41
219.Marc Gasol 7.41
220.Rich Jones 7.40
221.Russell Westbrook 7.35
222.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
223.Kevin McHale* 7.33
224.Tom Gugliotta 7.33
225.Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
226.Terry Cummings 7.30
227.Jim Eakins 7.27
228.Kevin Kunnert 7.26
229.Magic Johnson* 7.24
230.Danny Fortson 7.24
231.Curtis Rowe 7.23
232.Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
233.Anderson Varejão 7.17
234.Mickey Johnson 7.15
235.Brad Miller 7.14
236.Ömer Aşık 7.14
237.Reggie Evans 7.13
238.Drew Gooden 7.11
239.Michael Smith 7.11
240.Derrick Favors 7.10
241.Serge Ibaka 7.10
242.Erick Dampier 7.10
243.Chet Walker* 7.09
244.Loy Vaught 7.08
245.Paul Millsap 7.07
246.Kevin Durant 7.07
247.Byron Beck 7.04
248.Andris Biedriņš 7.04
249.Alvan Adams 7.02
250.Wayne Hightower 7.02

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player RPG
1.Artis Gilmore* 17.07
2.Mel Daniels* 15.12
3.Caldwell Jones 13.08
4.Swen Nater 13.06
5.George McGinnis* 12.92
6.Julius Erving* 12.10
7.Mike Lewis 11.93
8.Zelmo Beaty* 11.65
9.Ira Harge 11.60
10.Billy Paultz 11.10
11.Larry Kenon 11.08
12.Julius Keye 11.01
13.Goose Ligon 10.88
14.Dan Issel* 10.85
15.Red Robbins 10.50
16.Gerald Govan 10.45
17.Trooper Washington 10.03
18.Manny Leaks 9.89
19.Gene Moore 9.38
20.Warren Davis 9.17
21.Willie Wise 9.10
22.Randy Denton 9.05
23.Bob Netolicky 8.93
24.Dave Robisch 8.42
25.John Beasley 8.41
26.Darnell Hillman 8.37
27.Wil Jones 8.17
28.Don Sidle 7.97
29.Randy Mahaffey 7.96
30.Jim Eakins 7.89
31.Cincy Powell 7.65
32.Tom Owens 7.65
33.Rich Jones 7.52
34.Byron Beck 7.44
35.Les Hunter 7.15
36.George Carter 6.78
37.Doug Moe 6.77
38.Warren Jabali 6.68
39.Stew Johnson 6.59
40.Art Becker 6.29
41.Roger Brown* 6.21
42.Larry Jones 5.45
43.Ron Franz 5.28
44.Larry Miller 5.01
45.Walt Simon 5.00
46.Ron Boone 4.99
47.Jimmy Jones 4.87
48.Lee Davis 4.85
49.Ralph Simpson 4.46
50.Fatty Taylor 4.12
51.Freddie Lewis 3.88
52.Steve Jones 3.74
53.Donnie Freeman 3.62
54.Gene Littles 3.28
55.Bob Warren 3.18
56.Louie Dampier* 3.13
57.Mack Calvin 3.09
58.Glen Combs 2.65
59.Chuck Williams 2.50
60.Bill Keller 2.43
61.Bill Melchionni 2.16

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player RPG
1.Wilt Chamberlain* 22.89
2.Bill Russell* 22.45
3.Bob Pettit* 16.22
4.Jerry Lucas* 15.61
5.Nate Thurmond* 15.00
6.Wes Unseld* 13.99
7.Walt Bellamy* 13.65
8.Dave Cowens* 13.63
9.Elgin Baylor* 13.55
10.Andre Drummond 13.17
11.Dennis Rodman* 13.12
12.Willis Reed* 12.94
13.Gus Johnson* 12.70
14.Elvin Hayes* 12.49
15.Moses Malone* 12.20
16.Dolph Schayes* 12.08
17.Bill Bridges 11.94
18.Harry Gallatin* 11.89
19.Dwight Howard 11.78
20.Charles Barkley* 11.69
21.Rudy Gobert 11.67
22.Neil Johnston* 11.35
23.Walter Dukes 11.25
24.Karl-Anthony Towns 11.21
25.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.18
26.Red Kerr 11.15
27.Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.11
28.Dave DeBusschere* 10.99
29.Shaquille O'Neal* 10.85
30.Tim Duncan* 10.84
31.Swen Nater 10.83
32.Hassan Whiteside 10.81
33.Clint Capela 10.72
34.David Robinson* 10.64
35.Elmore Smith 10.61
36.Kevin Love 10.61
37.Bill Walton* 10.52
38.Ray Scott 10.46
39.Nikola Vučević 10.46
40.Zelmo Beaty* 10.44
41.Nikola Jokić 10.34
42.Happy Hairston 10.33
43.Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
44.DeAndre Jordan 10.28
45.Clyde Lee 10.28
46.Anthony Davis 10.27
47.DeMarcus Cousins 10.19
48.Billy Cunningham* 10.15
49.Karl Malone* 10.14
50.Bob Lanier* 10.11
51.Artis Gilmore* 10.08
52.Kevin Garnett* 10.03
53.Larry Bird* 10.00
54.Buck Williams 9.96
55.Bailey Howell* 9.88
56.Paul Silas 9.85
57.Larry Foust 9.84
58.Patrick Ewing* 9.81
59.George McGinnis* 9.80
60.Marcus Camby 9.78
61.Chris Webber* 9.78
62.Jack Sikma* 9.77
63.Bill Laimbeer 9.74
64.Arnie Risen* 9.73
65.Dan Roundfield 9.71
66.Emeka Okafor 9.69
67.Sam Lacey 9.67
68.Ben Wallace* 9.63
69.Mel Hutchins 9.58
70.Brad Daugherty 9.54
71.Charles Oakley 9.52
72.Carlos Boozer 9.51
73.Rony Seikaly 9.47
74.Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
75.Bob McAdoo* 9.45
76.Jonas Valančiūnas 9.44
77.Rudy LaRusso 9.42
78.Giannis Antetokounmpo 9.42
79.Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
80.Truck Robinson 9.41
81.Domantas Sabonis 9.27
82.Julius Randle 9.27
83.Spencer Haywood* 9.26
84.Derrick Coleman 9.26
85.Yao Ming* 9.25
86.Pau Gasol 9.22
87.Larry Smith 9.20
88.Jack Coleman 9.18
89.Zach Randolph 9.15
90.Robert Parish* 9.13
91.Willie Naulls 9.09
92.Wayne Embry* 9.08
93.Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
94.Tyson Chandler 9.02
95.Joakim Noah 9.01
96.George Yardley* 8.94
97.Ray Felix 8.88
98.Clifford Ray 8.87
99.Luke Jackson 8.84
100.Curtis Perry 8.83
101.David Lee 8.83
102.Ralph Sampson* 8.80
103.Maurice Lucas 8.80
104.Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
105.Sidney Wicks 8.71
106.Shawn Marion 8.69
107.Andrew Bogut 8.66
108.Tom Meschery 8.61
109.Jusuf Nurkić 8.61
110.Paul Arizin* 8.60
111.Johnny Green 8.59
112.Jim Washington 8.57
113.Tyrone Hill 8.56
114.Elton Brand 8.54
115.Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
116.Chris Bosh* 8.50
117.Shawn Kemp 8.41
118.Al Jefferson 8.40
119.Lamar Odom 8.39
120.Tristan Thompson 8.38
121.Chuck Share 8.37
122.Kevin Willis 8.36
123.Kermit Washington 8.35
124.Jim Chones 8.34
125.Rick Roberson 8.33
126.Cliff Robinson 8.33
127.Leroy Ellis 8.31
128.Bob Rule 8.27
129.Anthony Mason 8.25
130.Otis Thorpe 8.25
131.Vlade Divac* 8.22
132.Nat Clifton* 8.22
133.Greg Monroe 8.19
134.Otto Moore 8.17
135.Blake Griffin 8.17
136.Al Horford 8.15
137.Bob Boozer 8.15
138.Kenneth Faried 8.13
139.LaMarcus Aldridge 8.12
140.Horace Grant 8.11
141.Joe Graboski 8.07
142.Rudy Tomjanovich* 8.07
143.Steven Adams 8.07
144.Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
145.Tom Gola* 8.05
146.Larry Nance 7.99
147.Connie Hawkins* 7.96
148.Marcin Gortat 7.95
149.Dan Issel* 7.95
150.Dave Greenwood 7.94
151.Mark Eaton 7.93
152.Dale Davis 7.87
153.Amar'e Stoudemire 7.84
154.Larry Kenon 7.84
155.Samuel Dalembert 7.84
156.Woody Sauldsberry 7.83
157.Troy Murphy 7.83
158.Kenny Sears 7.83
159.James Donaldson 7.83
160.Enes Freedom 7.78
161.Steve Stipanovich 7.77
162.Lloyd Neal 7.75
163.Neal Walk 7.73
164.P.J. Brown 7.72
165.Antoine Walker 7.72
166.Andrew Bynum 7.71
167.Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
168.Darrall Imhoff 7.61
169.Chris Kaman 7.59
170.Michael Cage 7.58
171.Dirk Nowitzki 7.55
172.Jayson Williams 7.55
173.Ed Macauley* 7.53
174.Cornell Warner 7.53
175.Antawn Jamison 7.53
176.Antonio McDyess 7.53
177.Sam Bowie 7.52
178.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
179.Benoit Benjamin 7.51
180.Oscar Robertson* 7.50
181.Larry Johnson 7.50
182.LeBron James 7.49
183.Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
184.Antonio Davis 7.48
185.Gar Heard 7.47
186.Josh Smith 7.44
187.Popeye Jones 7.44
188.Jerry Sloan* 7.44
189.Brian Grant 7.44
190.Jim Fox 7.44
191.Mychal Thompson 7.43
192.Vin Baker 7.42
193.Kenny Carr 7.42
194.A.C. Green 7.41
195.Marc Gasol 7.41
196.Russell Westbrook 7.35
197.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
198.Kevin McHale* 7.33
199.Tom Gugliotta 7.33
200.Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
201.Terry Cummings 7.30
202.Kevin Kunnert 7.26
203.Magic Johnson* 7.24
204.Danny Fortson 7.24
205.Curtis Rowe 7.23
206.Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
207.Caldwell Jones 7.18
208.Anderson Varejão 7.17
209.Mickey Johnson 7.15
210.Brad Miller 7.14
211.Ömer Aşık 7.14
212.Reggie Evans 7.13
213.Drew Gooden 7.11
214.Michael Smith 7.11
215.Derrick Favors 7.10
216.Serge Ibaka 7.10
217.Erick Dampier 7.10
218.Chet Walker* 7.09
219.Loy Vaught 7.08
220.Paul Millsap 7.07
221.Kevin Durant 7.07
222.Andris Biedriņš 7.04
223.Alvan Adams 7.02
224.Bob Kauffman 7.01
225.Mehmet Okur 7.00
226.Marvin Webster 6.98
227.Rich Kelley 6.98
228.Marques Johnson 6.97
229.Jack Nichols 6.91
230.Draymond Green 6.91
231.Mike Gminski 6.91
232.Armen Gilliam 6.89
233.John Drew 6.88
234.Jeff Foster 6.87
235.Kenny Thomas 6.87
236.Cliff Hagan* 6.87
237.Phil Jordon 6.85
238.Michael Olowokandi 6.83
239.Kenyon Martin 6.82
240.J.J. Hickson 6.81
241.Bob Dandridge* 6.81
242.Roy Hinson 6.81
243.Keith Van Horn 6.80
244.Calvin Natt 6.79
245.LaSalle Thompson 6.79
246.Toby Kimball 6.78
247.Bobby Portis 6.77
248.Hot Rod Williams 6.76
249.Myles Turner 6.74
250.Connie Dierking 6.74