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 13.01
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 11.42
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 10.90
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. DeAndre Jordan 10.32
49. Spencer Haywood* 10.28
50. Clyde Lee 10.28
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. Nikola Vucevic 9.88
59. Bailey Howell* 9.88
60. Paul Silas 9.85
61. Larry Foust 9.84
62. Ray Scott 9.84
63. Patrick Ewing* 9.81
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 9.38
82. Gene Moore 9.38
83. Tyson Chandler 9.37
84. Joakim Noah 9.35
85. Blake Griffin 9.33
86. Derrick Coleman 9.26
87. Yao Ming* 9.25
88. Zach Randolph 9.23
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. Ralph Sampson* 8.80
111. Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
112. Andrew Bogut 8.77
113. Sidney Wicks 8.71
114. Greg Monroe 8.70
115. Shawn Marion 8.69
116. Al Horford 8.65
117. Tom Meschery 8.61
118. Paul Arizin* 8.60
119. Johnny Green 8.59
120. Randy Denton 8.59
121. Jim Washington 8.57
122. Tristan Thompson 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. Otto Moore 8.17
148. Marcin Gortat 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. Steve Stipanovich 7.77
170. Dirk Nowitzki 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 7.66
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. Ed Macauley* 7.53
  Cornell Warner 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. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
212. LeBron James 7.30
213. Terry Cummings 7.29
214. Jim Eakins 7.27
215. Kevin Kunnert 7.26
216. Serge Ibaka 7.26
217. Magic Johnson* 7.24
218. Danny Fortson 7.24
  Omer Asik 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 7.14
227. Reggie Evans 7.13
228. Drew Gooden 7.11
  Michael Smith 7.11
230. Erick Dampier 7.10
231. Chet Walker* 7.09
232. Loy Vaught 7.08
233. Byron Beck 7.04
234. Andris Biedrins 7.04
235. Alvan Adams 7.02
236. Bob Kauffman 7.01
237. Brook Lopez 7.00
238. Mehmet Okur 7.00
239. Rich Kelley 6.98
240. Marques Johnson 6.97
241. Mike Green 6.93
242. Enes Kanter 6.92
243. Jack Nichols 6.91
244. Mike Gminski 6.91
245. Armen Gilliam 6.89
246. John Drew 6.88
247. Jeff Foster 6.87
248. Kenny Thomas 6.87
249. Phil Jordon 6.85
250. Udonis Haslem 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 13.01
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 11.42
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 10.90
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. DeAndre Jordan 10.32
40. Clyde Lee 10.28
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. Nikola Vucevic 9.88
50. Bailey Howell* 9.88
51. Paul Silas 9.85
52. Larry Foust 9.84
53. Patrick Ewing* 9.81
54. George McGinnis* 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 9.38
74. Tyson Chandler 9.37
75. Joakim Noah 9.35
76. Blake Griffin 9.33
77. Spencer Haywood* 9.26
78. Derrick Coleman 9.26
79. Yao Ming* 9.25
80. Zach Randolph 9.23
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. Ralph Sampson* 8.80
94. Maurice Lucas 8.80
95. Tom Heinsohn* 8.79
96. Andrew Bogut 8.77
97. Sidney Wicks 8.71
98. Greg Monroe 8.70
99. Shawn Marion 8.69
100. Al Horford 8.65
101. Tom Meschery 8.61
102. Paul Arizin* 8.60
103. Johnny Green 8.59
104. Jim Washington 8.57
105. Tristan Thompson 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. Otto Moore 8.17
128. Marcin Gortat 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. Steve Stipanovich 7.77
149. Dirk Nowitzki 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 7.66
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. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
187. LeBron James 7.30
188. Terry Cummings 7.29
189. Kevin Kunnert 7.26
190. Serge Ibaka 7.26
191. Magic Johnson* 7.24
192. Danny Fortson 7.24
  Omer Asik 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 7.14
202. Reggie Evans 7.13
203. Drew Gooden 7.11
  Michael Smith 7.11
205. Erick Dampier 7.10
206. Chet Walker* 7.09
207. Loy Vaught 7.08
208. Andris Biedrins 7.04
209. Alvan Adams 7.02
210. Bob Kauffman 7.01
211. Brook Lopez 7.00
212. Mehmet Okur 7.00
213. Marvin Webster 6.98
214. Rich Kelley 6.98
215. Marques Johnson 6.97
216. Enes Kanter 6.92
217. Jack Nichols 6.91
218. Mike Gminski 6.91
219. Armen Gilliam 6.89
220. John Drew 6.88
221. Jeff Foster 6.87
222. Kenny Thomas 6.87
223. Cliff Hagan* 6.87
224. Phil Jordon 6.85
225. Udonis Haslem 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
233. LaSalle Thompson 6.79
234. Draymond Green 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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