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 13.04
13. Willis Reed* 12.94
14. Dwight Howard 12.66
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 11.35
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. DeMarcus Cousins 10.97
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. 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. DeAndre Jordan 10.40
46. Billy Cunningham* 10.36
47. Happy Hairston 10.33
48. Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
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. Bailey Howell* 9.88
59. Nikola Vucevic 9.86
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. Tyson Chandler 9.38
82. Pau Gasol 9.38
83. Gene Moore 9.38
84. Joakim Noah 9.30
85. Blake Griffin 9.30
86. Derrick Coleman 9.26
87. Yao Ming* 9.25
88. Dan Roundfield 9.23
89. Larry Smith 9.20
90. Zach Randolph 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 8.72
113. Sidney Wicks 8.71
114. Greg Monroe 8.69
115. Shawn Marion 8.69
116. Al Horford 8.63
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. Tyrone Hill 8.56
123. Elton Brand 8.54
124. Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
125. Tristan Thompson 8.51
126. Al Jefferson 8.51
127. Chris Bosh 8.50
128. Julius Erving* 8.47
129. Jonas Valanciunas 8.44
130. John Beasley 8.41
131. Shawn Kemp 8.41
132. Lamar Odom 8.39
133. Chuck Share 8.37
134. Kevin Willis 8.36
135. Kermit Washington 8.35
136. Rick Roberson 8.33
137. Cliff Robinson 8.33
138. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.31
139. Leroy Ellis 8.31
140. Willie Wise 8.29
141. Bob Rule 8.27
142. Kenneth Faried 8.27
143. Anthony Mason 8.25
144. Otis Thorpe 8.25
145. Caldwell Jones 8.23
146. Vlade Divac 8.22
147. Nat Clifton* 8.22
148. Otto Moore 8.17
149. Marcin Gortat 8.16
150. Jim Chones 8.16
151. Bob Boozer 8.15
152. Horace Grant 8.11
153. Joe Graboski 8.07
154. Rudy Tomjanovich 8.07
155. Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
156. Tom Gola* 8.05
157. Larry Nance 7.99
158. Billy Paultz 7.97
159. Donald Sidle 7.97
160. Randolph Mahaffey 7.96
161. Dave Greenwood 7.94
162. Mark Eaton 7.93
163. Dale Davis 7.87
164. Amar'e Stoudemire 7.84
165. Samuel Dalembert 7.84
166. Woody Sauldsberry 7.83
167. Kenny Sears 7.83
  Troy Murphy 7.83
169. James Donaldson 7.83
170. Steve Stipanovich 7.77
171. Lloyd Neal 7.75
172. Dirk Nowitzki 7.74
173. Neal Walk 7.73
174. P.J. Brown 7.72
175. Antoine Walker 7.72
176. Andrew Bynum 7.71
177. Marc Gasol 7.67
178. Wil Jones 7.67
179. Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
180. Cincinnatus Powell 7.65
181. Darrall Imhoff 7.61
182. Darnell Hillman 7.61
183. Chris Kaman 7.59
184. Michael Cage 7.58
185. Jayson Williams 7.55
186. Ed Macauley* 7.53
  Cornell Warner 7.53
188. Antawn Jamison 7.53
189. Antonio McDyess 7.53
190. Sam Bowie 7.52
191. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
192. Benoit Benjamin 7.51
193. Oscar Robertson* 7.50
194. Larry Johnson 7.50
195. Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
196. Antonio Davis 7.48
197. Gar Heard 7.47
198. Paul Millsap 7.45
199. Josh Smith 7.44
200. Popeye Jones 7.44
201. Jerry Sloan* 7.44
202. Brian Grant 7.44
203. Jim Fox 7.44
204. Mychal Thompson 7.43
205. Vin Baker 7.42
206. Kenny Carr 7.42
207. A.C. Green 7.41
208. Rich Jones 7.40
209. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
210. Kevin McHale* 7.33
211. Tom Gugliotta 7.33
212. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
213. Terry Cummings 7.29
214. LeBron James 7.29
215. Jim Eakins 7.27
216. Kevin Kunnert 7.26
217. Serge Ibaka 7.25
218. Magic Johnson* 7.24
219. Danny Fortson 7.24
220. Curtis Rowe 7.23
221. Omer Asik 7.20
222. Anderson Varejao 7.19
223. Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
224. Mickey Johnson 7.15
225. Derrick Favors 7.15
226. Kevin Durant 7.14
227. Brad Miller 7.14
228. Reggie Evans 7.13
229. Drew Gooden 7.11
  Michael Smith 7.11
231. Erick Dampier 7.10
232. Chet Walker* 7.09
233. Loy Vaught 7.08
234. Byron Beck 7.04
235. Andris Biedrins 7.04
236. Alvan Adams 7.02
237. Bob Kauffman 7.01
238. Enes Kanter 7.01
239. Mehmet Okur 7.00
240. Rich Kelley 6.98
241. Marques Johnson 6.97
242. Brook Lopez 6.94
243. Mike Green 6.93
244. Jack Nichols 6.91
245. Mike Gminski 6.91
246. Armen Gilliam 6.89
247. John Drew 6.88
248. Jeff Foster 6.87
249. Kenny Thomas 6.87
250. Draymond Green 6.86

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 13.04
12. Willis Reed* 12.94
13. Gus Johnson* 12.70
14. Dwight Howard 12.66
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 11.35
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 10.97
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. DeAndre Jordan 10.40
38. Happy Hairston 10.33
39. Dikembe Mutombo* 10.33
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. Bailey Howell* 9.88
50. Nikola Vucevic 9.86
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. Tyson Chandler 9.38
74. Pau Gasol 9.38
75. Joakim Noah 9.30
76. Blake Griffin 9.30
77. Spencer Haywood* 9.26
78. Derrick Coleman 9.26
79. Yao Ming* 9.25
80. Larry Smith 9.20
81. Zach Randolph 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 8.72
97. Sidney Wicks 8.71
98. Greg Monroe 8.69
99. Shawn Marion 8.69
100. Al Horford 8.63
101. Tom Meschery 8.61
102. Paul Arizin* 8.60
103. Johnny Green 8.59
104. Jim Washington 8.57
105. Tyrone Hill 8.56
106. Elton Brand 8.54
107. Alonzo Mourning* 8.52
108. Tristan Thompson 8.51
109. Al Jefferson 8.51
110. Chris Bosh 8.50
111. Jonas Valanciunas 8.44
112. Shawn Kemp 8.41
113. Lamar Odom 8.39
114. Chuck Share 8.37
115. Kevin Willis 8.36
116. Kermit Washington 8.35
117. Jim Chones 8.34
118. Rick Roberson 8.33
119. Cliff Robinson 8.33
120. LaMarcus Aldridge 8.31
121. Leroy Ellis 8.31
122. Bob Rule 8.27
123. Kenneth Faried 8.27
124. Anthony Mason 8.25
125. Otis Thorpe 8.25
126. Vlade Divac 8.22
127. Nat Clifton* 8.22
128. Otto Moore 8.17
129. Marcin Gortat 8.16
130. Bob Boozer 8.15
131. Horace Grant 8.11
132. Joe Graboski 8.07
133. Rudy Tomjanovich 8.07
134. Zaid Abdul-Aziz 8.05
135. Tom Gola* 8.05
136. Larry Nance 7.99
137. Connie Hawkins* 7.96
138. Dan Issel* 7.95
139. Dave Greenwood 7.94
140. Mark Eaton 7.93
141. Dale Davis 7.87
142. Amar'e Stoudemire 7.84
143. Larry Kenon 7.84
144. Samuel Dalembert 7.84
145. Woody Sauldsberry 7.83
146. Troy Murphy 7.83
  Kenny Sears 7.83
148. James Donaldson 7.83
149. Steve Stipanovich 7.77
150. Lloyd Neal 7.75
151. Dirk Nowitzki 7.74
152. Neal Walk 7.73
153. P.J. Brown 7.72
154. Antoine Walker 7.72
155. Andrew Bynum 7.71
156. Marc Gasol 7.67
157. Joe Barry Carroll 7.67
158. Darrall Imhoff 7.61
159. Chris Kaman 7.59
160. Michael Cage 7.58
161. Jayson Williams 7.55
162. Ed Macauley* 7.53
  Cornell Warner 7.53
164. Antawn Jamison 7.53
165. Antonio McDyess 7.53
166. Sam Bowie 7.52
167. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 7.52
168. Benoit Benjamin 7.51
169. Oscar Robertson* 7.50
170. Larry Johnson 7.50
171. Clarence Weatherspoon 7.48
172. Antonio Davis 7.48
173. Gar Heard 7.47
174. Paul Millsap 7.45
175. Josh Smith 7.44
176. Popeye Jones 7.44
177. Jerry Sloan* 7.44
178. Brian Grant 7.44
179. Jim Fox 7.44
180. Mychal Thompson 7.43
181. Vin Baker 7.42
182. Kenny Carr 7.42
183. A.C. Green 7.41
184. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 7.34
185. Kevin McHale* 7.33
186. Tom Gugliotta 7.33
187. Arvydas Sabonis* 7.31
188. Terry Cummings 7.29
189. LeBron James 7.29
190. Kevin Kunnert 7.26
191. Serge Ibaka 7.25
192. Magic Johnson* 7.24
193. Danny Fortson 7.24
194. Curtis Rowe 7.23
195. Omer Asik 7.20
196. Anderson Varejao 7.19
197. Jermaine O'Neal 7.18
198. Caldwell Jones 7.18
199. Mickey Johnson 7.15
200. Derrick Favors 7.15
201. Kevin Durant 7.14
202. Brad Miller 7.14
203. Reggie Evans 7.13
204. Michael Smith 7.11
  Drew Gooden 7.11
206. Erick Dampier 7.10
207. Chet Walker* 7.09
208. Loy Vaught 7.08
209. Andris Biedrins 7.04
210. Alvan Adams 7.02
211. Bob Kauffman 7.01
212. Enes Kanter 7.01
213. Mehmet Okur 7.00
214. Marvin Webster 6.98
215. Rich Kelley 6.98
216. Marques Johnson 6.97
217. Brook Lopez 6.94
218. Jack Nichols 6.91
219. Mike Gminski 6.91
220. Armen Gilliam 6.89
221. John Drew 6.88
222. Jeff Foster 6.87
223. Kenny Thomas 6.87
224. Cliff Hagan* 6.87
225. Draymond Green 6.86
226. Phil Jordon 6.85
227. Michael Olowokandi 6.83
228. Kenyon Martin 6.82
229. J.J. Hickson 6.81
230. Bob Dandridge 6.81
231. Udonis Haslem 6.81
232. Roy Hinson 6.81
233. Keith Van Horn 6.80
234. Calvin Natt 6.79
235. LaSalle Thompson 6.79
236. Toby Kimball 6.78
237. Hot Rod Williams 6.76
238. Connie Dierking 6.74
239. Olden Polynice 6.72
240. Julius Erving* 6.70
241. Billy Owens 6.69
242. Christian Laettner 6.69
243. Pervis Ellison 6.69
244. Rasheed Wallace 6.68
245. Dominique Wilkins* 6.67
246. Donyell Marshall 6.66
247. Luis Scola 6.65
248. John Block 6.64
249. Rodney McCray 6.62
250. Red Rocha 6.62

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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