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. Dennis Rodman* 13.12
12. Andre Drummond 12.96
13. Willis Reed* 12.94
14. Dwight Howard 12.67
15. Elvin Hayes* 12.49
16. Artis Gilmore* 12.29
17. Moses Malone* 12.26
18. Gus Johnson* 12.08
19. Dolph Schayes* 12.08
20. Bill Bridges 11.94
21. Mike Lewis 11.93
22. Harry Gallatin* 11.89
23. Charles Barkley* 11.69
24. Ira Harge 11.60
25. Swen Nater 11.55
26. Kevin Love 11.45
27. Neil Johnston* 11.35
28. Walter Dukes 11.25
29. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.18
30. Red Kerr 11.15
31. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.11
32. Julius Keye 11.01
33. Dave DeBusschere* 10.99
34. George McGinnis* 10.97
35. DeMarcus Cousins 10.89
36. Goose Ligon 10.88
37. Zelmo Beaty* 10.87
38. Shaquille O'Neal* 10.85
39. Tim Duncan 10.84
40. David Robinson* 10.64
41. Elmore Smith 10.61
42. Bill Walton* 10.52
43. Red Robbins 10.50
44. Gerald Govan 10.45
45. Billy Cunningham* 10.36
46. Happy Hairston 10.33
47. Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
48. Spencer Haywood* 10.28
49. Clyde Lee 10.28
50. DeAndre Jordan 10.21
51. Karl Malone* 10.14
52. Bob Lanier* 10.11
53. Kevin Garnett 10.03
54. Trooper Washington 10.03
55. Larry Bird* 10.00
56. Buck Williams 9.96
57. Emeka Okafor 9.91
58. Bailey Howell* 9.88
59. Paul Silas 9.85
60. Larry Foust 9.84
61. Ray Scott 9.84
62. Patrick Ewing* 9.81
63. Nikola Vucevic 9.80
64. Marcus Camby 9.78
65. Chris Webber 9.78
66. Jack Sikma 9.77
67. Bill Laimbeer 9.74
68. Arnie Risen* 9.73
69. Sam Lacey 9.67
70. Ben Wallace 9.63
71. Mel Hutchins 9.58
72. Brad Daugherty 9.54
73. Charles Oakley 9.52
74. Carlos Boozer 9.51
75. Rony Seikaly 9.47
76. Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
77. Bob McAdoo* 9.45
78. Rudy LaRusso 9.42
79. Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
80. Truck Robinson 9.41
81. Pau Gasol 9.41
82. Gene Moore 9.38
83. Joakim Noah 9.37
84. Tyson Chandler 9.37
85. Blake Griffin 9.35
86. Derrick Coleman 9.26
87. Yao Ming* 9.25
88. Zach Randolph 9.24
89. Dan Roundfield 9.23
90. Larry Smith 9.20
91. Jack Coleman 9.18
92. Warren Davis 9.17
93. Dan Issel* 9.14
94. Robert Parish* 9.13
95. Marvin Barnes 9.12
96. Maurice Lucas 9.11
97. Willie Naulls 9.09
98. Wayne Embry* 9.08
99. Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
100. Manny Leaks 8.96
101. George Yardley* 8.94
102. Bob Netolicky 8.93
103. Larry Kenon 8.91
104. Ray Felix 8.88
105. Clifford Ray 8.87
106. Connie Hawkins* 8.85
107. Luke Jackson 8.84
108. Curtis Perry 8.83
109. David Lee 8.83
110. Andrew Bogut 8.82
111. Ralph Sampson* 8.80
112. Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
113. Sidney Wicks 8.71
114. Greg Monroe 8.70
115. Shawn Marion 8.69
  Al Horford 8.69
117. Tom Meschery 8.61
118. Tristan Thompson 8.60
119. Paul Arizin* 8.60
120. Johnny Green 8.59
121. Randy Denton 8.59
122. Jim Washington 8.57
123. Tyrone Hill 8.56
124. Elton Brand 8.54
125. Al Jefferson 8.54
126. Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
127. Chris Bosh 8.50
128. Julius Erving* 8.47
129. John Beasley 8.41
130. Shawn Kemp 8.41
131. Lamar Odom 8.39
132. Chuck Share 8.37
133. Kevin Willis 8.36
134. Kermit Washington 8.35
135. Rick Roberson 8.33
136. Cliff Robinson 8.33
137. Kenneth Faried 8.32
138. Leroy Ellis 8.31
139. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.30
140. Willie Wise 8.29
141. Bob Rule 8.27
142. Anthony Mason 8.25
143. Otis Thorpe 8.25
144. Caldwell Jones 8.23
145. Vlade Divac 8.22
146. Nat Clifton* 8.22
147. Marcin Gortat 8.17
148. Otto Moore 8.17
149. Jim Chones 8.16
150. Bob Boozer 8.15
151. Horace Grant 8.11
152. Joe Graboski 8.07
153. Rudy Tomjanovich 8.07
154. Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
155. Tom Gola* 8.05
156. Larry Nance 7.99
157. Billy Paultz 7.97
158. Donald Sidle 7.97
159. Randolph Mahaffey 7.96
160. Dave Greenwood 7.94
161. Mark Eaton 7.93
162. Dale Davis 7.87
163. Amar'e Stoudemire 7.84
164. Samuel Dalembert 7.84
165. Woody Sauldsberry 7.83
166. Troy Murphy 7.83
  Kenny Sears 7.83
168. James Donaldson 7.83
169. Dirk Nowitzki 7.79
170. Steve Stipanovich 7.77
171. Lloyd Neal 7.75
172. Neal Walk 7.73
173. P.J. Brown 7.72
174. Antoine Walker 7.72
175. Andrew Bynum 7.71
176. Wil Jones 7.67
177. Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
178. Marc Gasol 7.65
179. Cincinnatus Powell 7.65
180. Darrall Imhoff 7.61
181. Darnell Hillman 7.61
182. Chris Kaman 7.59
183. Michael Cage 7.58
184. Jayson Williams 7.55
185. Cornell Warner 7.53
  Ed Macauley* 7.53
187. Antawn Jamison 7.53
188. Antonio McDyess 7.53
189. Sam Bowie 7.52
190. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
191. Benoit Benjamin 7.51
192. Oscar Robertson* 7.50
193. Larry Johnson 7.50
194. Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
195. Antonio Davis 7.48
196. Gar Heard 7.47
197. Paul Millsap 7.45
198. Josh Smith 7.44
199. Popeye Jones 7.44
200. Jerry Sloan* 7.44
201. Brian Grant 7.44
202. Jim Fox 7.44
203. Mychal Thompson 7.43
204. Vin Baker 7.42
205. Kenny Carr 7.42
206. A.C. Green 7.41
207. Rich Jones 7.40
208. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
209. Kevin McHale* 7.33
210. Tom Gugliotta 7.33
211. Omer Asik 7.32
212. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
213. Terry Cummings 7.29
214. Serge Ibaka 7.28
215. Jim Eakins 7.27
216. LeBron James 7.27
217. Kevin Kunnert 7.26
218. Magic Johnson* 7.24
219. Danny Fortson 7.24
220. Curtis Rowe 7.23
221. Anderson Varejao 7.19
222. Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
223. Kevin Durant 7.15
224. Mickey Johnson 7.15
225. Brad Miller 7.14
226. Derrick Favors 7.13
227. Reggie Evans 7.13
228. Michael Smith 7.11
  Drew Gooden 7.11
230. Erick Dampier 7.10
231. Chet Walker* 7.09
232. Loy Vaught 7.08
233. Brook Lopez 7.06
234. Byron Beck 7.04
235. Andris Biedrins 7.04
236. Alvan Adams 7.02
237. Bob Kauffman 7.01
238. Mehmet Okur 7.00
239. Rich Kelley 6.98
240. Marques Johnson 6.97
241. Mike Green 6.93
242. Jack Nichols 6.91
243. Mike Gminski 6.91
244. Armen Gilliam 6.89
245. John Drew 6.88
246. Jeff Foster 6.87
247. Kenny Thomas 6.87
248. Udonis Haslem 6.86
249. Phil Jordon 6.85
250. Enes Kanter 6.85

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. Dennis Rodman* 13.12
11. Andre Drummond 12.96
12. Willis Reed* 12.94
13. Gus Johnson* 12.70
14. Dwight Howard 12.67
15. Elvin Hayes* 12.49
16. Moses Malone* 12.20
17. Dolph Schayes* 12.08
18. Bill Bridges 11.94
19. Harry Gallatin* 11.89
20. Charles Barkley* 11.69
21. Kevin Love 11.45
22. Neil Johnston* 11.35
23. Walter Dukes 11.25
24. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.18
25. Red Kerr 11.15
26. Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.11
27. Dave DeBusschere* 10.99
28. DeMarcus Cousins 10.89
29. Shaquille O'Neal* 10.85
30. Tim Duncan 10.84
31. Swen Nater 10.83
32. David Robinson* 10.64
33. Elmore Smith 10.61
34. Bill Walton* 10.52
35. Ray Scott 10.46
36. Zelmo Beaty* 10.44
37. Happy Hairston 10.33
38. Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
39. Clyde Lee 10.28
40. DeAndre Jordan 10.21
41. Billy Cunningham* 10.15
42. Karl Malone* 10.14
43. Bob Lanier* 10.11
44. Artis Gilmore* 10.08
45. Kevin Garnett 10.03
46. Larry Bird* 10.00
47. Buck Williams 9.96
48. Emeka Okafor 9.91
49. Bailey Howell* 9.88
50. Paul Silas 9.85
51. Larry Foust 9.84
52. Patrick Ewing* 9.81
53. George McGinnis* 9.80
54. Nikola Vucevic 9.80
55. Marcus Camby 9.78
56. Chris Webber 9.78
57. Jack Sikma 9.77
58. Bill Laimbeer 9.74
59. Arnie Risen* 9.73
60. Dan Roundfield 9.71
61. Sam Lacey 9.67
62. Ben Wallace 9.63
63. Mel Hutchins 9.58
64. Brad Daugherty 9.54
65. Charles Oakley 9.52
66. Carlos Boozer 9.51
67. Rony Seikaly 9.47
68. Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
69. Bob McAdoo* 9.45
70. Rudy LaRusso 9.42
71. Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
72. Truck Robinson 9.41
73. Pau Gasol 9.41
74. Joakim Noah 9.37
75. Tyson Chandler 9.37
76. Blake Griffin 9.35
77. Spencer Haywood* 9.26
78. Derrick Coleman 9.26
79. Yao Ming* 9.25
80. Zach Randolph 9.24
81. Larry Smith 9.20
82. Jack Coleman 9.18
83. Robert Parish* 9.13
84. Willie Naulls 9.09
85. Wayne Embry* 9.08
86. Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
87. George Yardley* 8.94
88. Ray Felix 8.88
89. Clifford Ray 8.87
90. Luke Jackson 8.84
91. Curtis Perry 8.83
92. David Lee 8.83
93. Andrew Bogut 8.82
94. Ralph Sampson* 8.80
95. Maurice Lucas 8.80
96. Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
97. Sidney Wicks 8.71
98. Greg Monroe 8.70
99. Al Horford 8.69
  Shawn Marion 8.69
101. Tom Meschery 8.61
102. Tristan Thompson 8.60
103. Paul Arizin* 8.60
104. Johnny Green 8.59
105. Jim Washington 8.57
106. Tyrone Hill 8.56
107. Elton Brand 8.54
108. Al Jefferson 8.54
109. Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
110. Chris Bosh 8.50
111. Shawn Kemp 8.41
112. Lamar Odom 8.39
113. Chuck Share 8.37
114. Kevin Willis 8.36
115. Kermit Washington 8.35
116. Jim Chones 8.34
117. Rick Roberson 8.33
118. Cliff Robinson 8.33
119. Kenneth Faried 8.32
120. Leroy Ellis 8.31
121. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.30
122. Bob Rule 8.27
123. Anthony Mason 8.25
124. Otis Thorpe 8.25
125. Vlade Divac 8.22
126. Nat Clifton* 8.22
127. Marcin Gortat 8.17
128. Otto Moore 8.17
129. Bob Boozer 8.15
130. Horace Grant 8.11
131. Joe Graboski 8.07
132. Rudy Tomjanovich 8.07
133. Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
134. Tom Gola* 8.05
135. Larry Nance 7.99
136. Connie Hawkins* 7.96
137. Dan Issel* 7.95
138. Dave Greenwood 7.94
139. Mark Eaton 7.93
140. Dale Davis 7.87
141. Amar'e Stoudemire 7.84
142. Larry Kenon 7.84
143. Samuel Dalembert 7.84
144. Woody Sauldsberry 7.83
145. Troy Murphy 7.83
  Kenny Sears 7.83
147. James Donaldson 7.83
148. Dirk Nowitzki 7.79
149. Steve Stipanovich 7.77
150. Lloyd Neal 7.75
151. Neal Walk 7.73
152. P.J. Brown 7.72
153. Antoine Walker 7.72
154. Andrew Bynum 7.71
155. Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
156. Marc Gasol 7.65
157. Darrall Imhoff 7.61
158. Chris Kaman 7.59
159. Michael Cage 7.58
160. Jayson Williams 7.55
161. Cornell Warner 7.53
  Ed Macauley* 7.53
163. Antawn Jamison 7.53
164. Antonio McDyess 7.53
165. Sam Bowie 7.52
166. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
167. Benoit Benjamin 7.51
168. Oscar Robertson* 7.50
169. Larry Johnson 7.50
170. Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
171. Antonio Davis 7.48
172. Gar Heard 7.47
173. Paul Millsap 7.45
174. Josh Smith 7.44
175. Popeye Jones 7.44
176. Jerry Sloan* 7.44
177. Brian Grant 7.44
178. Jim Fox 7.44
179. Mychal Thompson 7.43
180. Vin Baker 7.42
181. Kenny Carr 7.42
182. A.C. Green 7.41
183. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
184. Kevin McHale* 7.33
185. Tom Gugliotta 7.33
186. Omer Asik 7.32
187. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
188. Terry Cummings 7.29
189. Serge Ibaka 7.28
190. LeBron James 7.27
191. Kevin Kunnert 7.26
192. Magic Johnson* 7.24
193. Danny Fortson 7.24
194. Curtis Rowe 7.23
195. Anderson Varejao 7.19
196. Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
197. Caldwell Jones 7.18
198. Kevin Durant 7.15
199. Mickey Johnson 7.15
200. Brad Miller 7.14
201. Derrick Favors 7.13
202. Reggie Evans 7.13
203. Michael Smith 7.11
  Drew Gooden 7.11
205. Erick Dampier 7.10
206. Chet Walker* 7.09
207. Loy Vaught 7.08
208. Brook Lopez 7.06
209. Andris Biedrins 7.04
210. Alvan Adams 7.02
211. Bob Kauffman 7.01
212. Mehmet Okur 7.00
213. Marvin Webster 6.98
214. Rich Kelley 6.98
215. Marques Johnson 6.97
216. Jack Nichols 6.91
217. Mike Gminski 6.91
218. Armen Gilliam 6.89
219. John Drew 6.88
220. Jeff Foster 6.87
221. Kenny Thomas 6.87
222. Cliff Hagan* 6.87
223. Udonis Haslem 6.86
224. Phil Jordon 6.85
225. Enes Kanter 6.85
226. Michael Olowokandi 6.83
227. Kenyon Martin 6.82
228. J.J. Hickson 6.81
229. Bob Dandridge 6.81
230. Roy Hinson 6.81
231. Keith Van Horn 6.80
232. Calvin Natt 6.79
  Draymond Green 6.79
234. LaSalle Thompson 6.79
235. Toby Kimball 6.78
236. Hot Rod Williams 6.76
237. Connie Dierking 6.74
238. Olden Polynice 6.72
239. Julius Erving* 6.70
240. Billy Owens 6.69
241. Christian Laettner 6.69
242. Pervis Ellison 6.69
243. Rasheed Wallace 6.68
244. Dominique Wilkins* 6.67
245. Donyell Marshall 6.66
246. Luis Scola 6.65
247. John Block 6.64
248. Rodney McCray 6.62
249. Red Rocha 6.62
250. Kurt Thomas 6.60

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. Donald Sidle 7.97
29. Randolph Mahaffey 7.96
30. Jim Eakins 7.89
31. Cincinnatus 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. Arthur Becker 6.29
41. Roger Brown* 6.21
42. Walter Simon 5.00
43. Ron Boone 4.99
44. Jimmy Jones 4.87
45. Freddie Lewis 3.88

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