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.Andre Drummond 13.84
9.Walt Bellamy* 13.65
10.Dave Cowens* 13.63
11.Elgin Baylor* 13.55
12.Dennis Rodman* 13.12
13.Willis Reed* 12.94
14.Elvin Hayes* 12.49
15.Dwight Howard 12.33
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.Hassan Whiteside 11.83
24.Charles Barkley* 11.69
25.Ira Harge 11.60
26.Swen Nater 11.55
27.Neil Johnston* 11.35
28.Walter Dukes 11.25
29.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.18
30.Red Kerr 11.15
31.Kevin Love 11.14
32.Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.11
33.Julius Keye 11.01
34.Dave DeBusschere* 10.99
35.George McGinnis* 10.97
36.Rudy Gobert 10.95
37.Goose Ligon 10.88
38.Zelmo Beaty* 10.87
39.Shaquille O'Neal* 10.85
40.DeMarcus Cousins 10.85
41.Tim Duncan* 10.84
42.DeAndre Jordan 10.80
43.David Robinson* 10.64
44.Elmore Smith 10.61
45.Bill Walton* 10.52
46.Red Robbins 10.50
47.Gerald Govan 10.45
48.Anthony Davis 10.41
49.Billy Cunningham* 10.36
50.Happy Hairston 10.33
51.Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
52.Spencer Haywood* 10.28
53.Clyde Lee 10.28
54.Nikola Vučević 10.23
55.Karl Malone* 10.14
56.Bob Lanier* 10.11
57.Kevin Garnett* 10.03
58.Trooper Washington 10.03
59.Larry Bird* 10.00
60.Buck Williams 9.96
61.Bailey Howell* 9.88
62.Paul Silas 9.85
63.Larry Foust 9.84
64.Ray Scott 9.84
65.Patrick Ewing* 9.81
66.Marcus Camby 9.78
67.Chris Webber 9.78
68.Jack Sikma* 9.77
69.Bill Laimbeer 9.74
70.Arnie Risen* 9.73
71.Emeka Okafor 9.69
72.Sam Lacey 9.67
73.Ben Wallace 9.63
74.Mel Hutchins 9.58
75.Brad Daugherty 9.54
76.Charles Oakley 9.52
77.Carlos Boozer 9.51
78.Rony Seikaly 9.47
79.Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
80.Bob McAdoo* 9.45
81.Rudy LaRusso 9.42
82.Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
83.Truck Robinson 9.41
84.Gene Moore 9.38
85.Derrick Coleman 9.26
86.Yao Ming* 9.25
87.Dan Roundfield 9.23
88.Pau Gasol 9.22
89.Larry Smith 9.20
90.Jack Coleman 9.18
91.Warren Davis 9.17
92.Zach Randolph 9.15
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.Joakim Noah 9.06
100.Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
101.Tyson Chandler 9.02
102.Manny Leaks 8.96
103.George Yardley* 8.94
104.Bob Netolicky 8.93
105.Larry Kenon 8.91
106.Ray Felix 8.88
107.Clifford Ray 8.87
108.Giannis Antetokounmpo 8.86
109.Connie Hawkins* 8.85
110.Blake Griffin 8.84
111.Luke Jackson 8.84
112.Curtis Perry 8.83
113.David Lee 8.83
114.Jonas Valančiūnas 8.82
115.Ralph Sampson* 8.80
116.Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
117.Tristan Thompson 8.71
118.Sidney Wicks 8.71
119.Shawn Marion 8.69
120.Andrew Bogut 8.66
121.Tom Meschery 8.61
122.Paul Arizin* 8.60
123.Johnny Green 8.59
124.Randy Denton 8.59
125.Jim Washington 8.57
126.Tyrone Hill 8.56
127.Elton Brand 8.54
128.Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
129.Chris Bosh 8.50
130.Julius Erving* 8.47
131.John Beasley 8.41
132.Shawn Kemp 8.41
133.Al Jefferson 8.40
134.Lamar Odom 8.39
135.Chuck Share 8.37
136.Kevin Willis 8.36
137.Kermit Washington 8.35
138.LaMarcus Aldridge 8.34
139.Rick Roberson 8.33
140.Cliff Robinson 8.33
141.Leroy Ellis 8.31
142.Willie Wise 8.29
143.Al Horford 8.28
144.Greg Monroe 8.27
145.Bob Rule 8.27
146.Anthony Mason 8.25
147.Otis Thorpe 8.25
148.Caldwell Jones 8.23
149.Vlade Divac* 8.22
150.Nat Clifton* 8.22
151.Otto Moore 8.17
152.Jim Chones 8.16
153.Bob Boozer 8.15
154.Kenneth Faried 8.13
155.Horace Grant 8.11
156.Joe Graboski 8.07
157.Rudy Tomjanovich* 8.07
158.Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
159.Tom Gola* 8.05
160.Larry Nance 7.99
161.Billy Paultz 7.97
162.Donald Sidle 7.97
163.Randolph Mahaffey 7.96
164.Marcin Gortat 7.95
165.Dave Greenwood 7.94
166.Mark Eaton 7.93
167.Dale Davis 7.87
168.Amar'e Stoudemire 7.84
169.Samuel Dalembert 7.84
170.Woody Sauldsberry 7.83
171.Troy Murphy 7.83
 Kenny Sears 7.83
173.James Donaldson 7.83
174.Steve Stipanovich 7.77
175.Lloyd Neal 7.75
176.Neal Walk 7.73
177.P.J. Brown 7.72
178.Antoine Walker 7.72
179.Andrew Bynum 7.71
180.Wil Jones 7.67
181.Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
182.Cincinnatus Powell 7.65
183.Marc Gasol 7.63
184.Enes Kanter 7.62
185.Darrall Imhoff 7.61
186.Darnell Hillman 7.61
187.Steven Adams 7.60
188.Chris Kaman 7.59
189.Michael Cage 7.58
190.Dirk Nowitzki 7.55
191.Jayson Williams 7.55
192.Cornell Warner 7.53
 Ed Macauley* 7.53
194.Antawn Jamison 7.53
195.Antonio McDyess 7.53
196.Sam Bowie 7.52
197.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
198.Benoit Benjamin 7.51
199.Oscar Robertson* 7.50
200.Larry Johnson 7.50
201.Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
202.Antonio Davis 7.48
203.Gar Heard 7.47
204.Josh Smith 7.44
205.Popeye Jones 7.44
206.Jerry Sloan* 7.44
207.Brian Grant 7.44
208.Jim Fox 7.44
209.LeBron James 7.43
210.Mychal Thompson 7.43
211.Vin Baker 7.42
212.Kenny Carr 7.42
213.A.C. Green 7.41
214.Rich Jones 7.40
215.Derrick Favors 7.37
216.Serge Ibaka 7.35
217.Paul Millsap 7.34
218.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
219.Kevin McHale* 7.33
220.Tom Gugliotta 7.33
221.Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
222.Terry Cummings 7.29
223.Jim Eakins 7.27
224.Kevin Kunnert 7.26
225.Magic Johnson* 7.24
226.Danny Fortson 7.24
227.Curtis Rowe 7.23
228.Anderson Varejão 7.19
229.Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
230.Mickey Johnson 7.15
231.Brad Miller 7.14
232.Ömer Aşık 7.14
233.Reggie Evans 7.13
234.Drew Gooden 7.11
 Michael Smith 7.11
236.Erick Dampier 7.10
237.Chet Walker* 7.09
238.Loy Vaught 7.08
239.Russell Westbrook 7.08
240.Kevin Durant 7.06
241.Byron Beck 7.04
242.Andris Biedriņš 7.04
243.Alvan Adams 7.02
244.Bob Kauffman 7.01
245.Mehmet Okur 7.00
246.Rich Kelley 6.98
247.Marques Johnson 6.97
248.Mike Green 6.93
249.Jack Nichols 6.91
250.Mike Gminski 6.91

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

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.Andre Drummond 13.84
8.Walt Bellamy* 13.65
9.Dave Cowens* 13.63
10.Elgin Baylor* 13.55
11.Dennis Rodman* 13.12
12.Willis Reed* 12.94
13.Gus Johnson* 12.70
14.Elvin Hayes* 12.49
15.Dwight Howard 12.33
16.Moses Malone* 12.20
17.Dolph Schayes* 12.08
18.Bill Bridges 11.94
19.Harry Gallatin* 11.89
20.Hassan Whiteside 11.83
21.Charles Barkley* 11.69
22.Neil Johnston* 11.35
23.Walter Dukes 11.25
24.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.18
25.Red Kerr 11.15
26.Kevin Love 11.14
27.Hakeem Olajuwon* 11.11
28.Dave DeBusschere* 10.99
29.Rudy Gobert 10.95
30.Shaquille O'Neal* 10.85
31.DeMarcus Cousins 10.85
32.Tim Duncan* 10.84
33.Swen Nater 10.83
34.DeAndre Jordan 10.80
35.David Robinson* 10.64
36.Elmore Smith 10.61
37.Bill Walton* 10.52
38.Ray Scott 10.46
39.Zelmo Beaty* 10.44
40.Anthony Davis 10.41
41.Happy Hairston 10.33
42.Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
43.Clyde Lee 10.28
44.Nikola Vučević 10.23
45.Billy Cunningham* 10.15
46.Karl Malone* 10.14
47.Bob Lanier* 10.11
48.Artis Gilmore* 10.08
49.Kevin Garnett* 10.03
50.Larry Bird* 10.00
51.Buck Williams 9.96
52.Bailey Howell* 9.88
53.Paul Silas 9.85
54.Larry Foust 9.84
55.Patrick Ewing* 9.81
56.George McGinnis* 9.80
57.Marcus Camby 9.78
58.Chris Webber 9.78
59.Jack Sikma* 9.77
60.Bill Laimbeer 9.74
61.Arnie Risen* 9.73
62.Dan Roundfield 9.71
63.Emeka Okafor 9.69
64.Sam Lacey 9.67
65.Ben Wallace 9.63
66.Mel Hutchins 9.58
67.Brad Daugherty 9.54
68.Charles Oakley 9.52
69.Carlos Boozer 9.51
70.Rony Seikaly 9.47
71.Clyde Lovellette* 9.46
72.Bob McAdoo* 9.45
73.Rudy LaRusso 9.42
74.Vern Mikkelsen* 9.41
75.Truck Robinson 9.41
76.Spencer Haywood* 9.26
77.Derrick Coleman 9.26
78.Yao Ming* 9.25
79.Pau Gasol 9.22
80.Larry Smith 9.20
81.Jack Coleman 9.18
82.Zach Randolph 9.15
83.Robert Parish* 9.13
84.Willie Naulls 9.09
85.Wayne Embry* 9.08
86.Joakim Noah 9.06
87.Tom Boerwinkle 9.05
88.Tyson Chandler 9.02
89.George Yardley* 8.94
90.Ray Felix 8.88
91.Clifford Ray 8.87
92.Giannis Antetokounmpo 8.86
93.Blake Griffin 8.84
94.Luke Jackson 8.84
95.Curtis Perry 8.83
96.David Lee 8.83
97.Jonas Valančiūnas 8.82
98.Ralph Sampson* 8.80
99.Maurice Lucas 8.80
100.Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
101.Tristan Thompson 8.71
102.Sidney Wicks 8.71
103.Shawn Marion 8.69
104.Andrew Bogut 8.66
105.Tom Meschery 8.61
106.Paul Arizin* 8.60
107.Johnny Green 8.59
108.Jim Washington 8.57
109.Tyrone Hill 8.56
110.Elton Brand 8.54
111.Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
112.Chris Bosh 8.50
113.Shawn Kemp 8.41
114.Al Jefferson 8.40
115.Lamar Odom 8.39
116.Chuck Share 8.37
117.Kevin Willis 8.36
118.Kermit Washington 8.35
119.Jim Chones 8.34
120.LaMarcus Aldridge 8.34
121.Rick Roberson 8.33
122.Cliff Robinson 8.33
123.Leroy Ellis 8.31
124.Al Horford 8.28
125.Greg Monroe 8.27
126.Bob Rule 8.27
127.Anthony Mason 8.25
128.Otis Thorpe 8.25
129.Vlade Divac* 8.22
130.Nat Clifton* 8.22
131.Otto Moore 8.17
132.Bob Boozer 8.15
133.Kenneth Faried 8.13
134.Horace Grant 8.11
135.Joe Graboski 8.07
136.Rudy Tomjanovich* 8.07
137.Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
138.Tom Gola* 8.05
139.Larry Nance 7.99
140.Connie Hawkins* 7.96
141.Marcin Gortat 7.95
142.Dan Issel* 7.95
143.Dave Greenwood 7.94
144.Mark Eaton 7.93
145.Dale Davis 7.87
146.Amar'e Stoudemire 7.84
147.Larry Kenon 7.84
148.Samuel Dalembert 7.84
149.Woody Sauldsberry 7.83
150.Kenny Sears 7.83
 Troy Murphy 7.83
152.James Donaldson 7.83
153.Steve Stipanovich 7.77
154.Lloyd Neal 7.75
155.Neal Walk 7.73
156.P.J. Brown 7.72
157.Antoine Walker 7.72
158.Andrew Bynum 7.71
159.Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
160.Marc Gasol 7.63
161.Enes Kanter 7.62
162.Darrall Imhoff 7.61
163.Steven Adams 7.60
164.Chris Kaman 7.59
165.Michael Cage 7.58
166.Dirk Nowitzki 7.55
167.Jayson Williams 7.55
168.Cornell Warner 7.53
 Ed Macauley* 7.53
170.Antawn Jamison 7.53
171.Antonio McDyess 7.53
172.Sam Bowie 7.52
173.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
174.Benoit Benjamin 7.51
175.Oscar Robertson* 7.50
176.Larry Johnson 7.50
177.Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
178.Antonio Davis 7.48
179.Gar Heard 7.47
180.Josh Smith 7.44
181.Popeye Jones 7.44
182.Jerry Sloan* 7.44
183.Brian Grant 7.44
184.Jim Fox 7.44
185.LeBron James 7.43
186.Mychal Thompson 7.43
187.Vin Baker 7.42
188.Kenny Carr 7.42
189.A.C. Green 7.41
190.Derrick Favors 7.37
191.Serge Ibaka 7.35
192.Paul Millsap 7.34
193.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
194.Kevin McHale* 7.33
195.Tom Gugliotta 7.33
196.Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
197.Terry Cummings 7.29
198.Kevin Kunnert 7.26
199.Magic Johnson* 7.24
200.Danny Fortson 7.24
201.Curtis Rowe 7.23
202.Anderson Varejão 7.19
203.Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
204.Caldwell Jones 7.18
205.Mickey Johnson 7.15
206.Brad Miller 7.14
207.Ömer Aşık 7.14
208.Reggie Evans 7.13
209.Michael Smith 7.11
 Drew Gooden 7.11
211.Erick Dampier 7.10
212.Chet Walker* 7.09
213.Loy Vaught 7.08
214.Russell Westbrook 7.08
215.Kevin Durant 7.06
216.Andris Biedriņš 7.04
217.Alvan Adams 7.02
218.Bob Kauffman 7.01
219.Mehmet Okur 7.00
220.Marvin Webster 6.98
221.Rich Kelley 6.98
222.Marques Johnson 6.97
223.Jack Nichols 6.91
224.Mike Gminski 6.91
225.Armen Gilliam 6.89
226.Draymond Green 6.89
227.John Drew 6.88
228.Jeff Foster 6.87
229.Kenny Thomas 6.87
230.Cliff Hagan* 6.87
231.Phil Jordon 6.85
232.Michael Olowokandi 6.83
233.Kenyon Martin 6.82
234.J.J. Hickson 6.81
235.Bob Dandridge 6.81
236.Roy Hinson 6.81
237.Keith Van Horn 6.80
238.Calvin Natt 6.79
239.LaSalle Thompson 6.79
240.Toby Kimball 6.78
241.Hot Rod Williams 6.76
242.Connie Dierking 6.74
243.Olden Polynice 6.72
244.Udonis Haslem 6.70
245.Julius Erving* 6.70
246.Billy Owens 6.69
247.Christian Laettner 6.69
248.Pervis Ellison 6.69
249.Rasheed Wallace 6.68
250.Dominique Wilkins* 6.67