NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Blocks

Active players are listed in bold
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.
Blocks since 1973-74 (1971-72 for ABA)

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player BLK
1.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3830
2.Dikembe Mutombo* 3289
3.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3189
4.Artis Gilmore* 3178
5.Mark Eaton 3064
6.Tim Duncan* 3020
7.David Robinson* 2954
8.Patrick Ewing* 2894
9.Shaquille O'Neal* 2732
10.Tree Rollins 2542
11.Robert Parish* 2361
12.Alonzo Mourning* 2356
13.Marcus Camby 2331
14.Caldwell Jones 2297
15.Dwight Howard 2211
16.Ben Wallace* 2137
17.Shawn Bradley 2119
18.Manute Bol 2086
19.George Johnson 2082
20.Kevin Garnett* 2037
21.Larry Nance 2027
22.Theo Ratliff 1968
23.Julius Erving* 1941
 Pau Gasol 1941
25.Moses Malone* 1889
26.Elton Brand 1828
27.Jermaine O'Neal 1820
28.Elvin Hayes* 1771
29.Serge Ibaka 1737
30.Josh Smith 1713
31.Kevin McHale* 1690
32.Vlade Divac* 1631
33.Herb Williams 1605
34.Elden Campbell 1602
35.Benoit Benjamin 1581
36.Samuel Dalembert 1546
37.Wayne Cooper 1535
38.Brook Lopez 1518
39.DeAndre Jordan 1492
40.Alton Lister 1473
41.Andrei Kirilenko 1461
42.Rasheed Wallace 1460
43.Billy Paultz 1457
44.Hot Rod Williams 1456
45.Mark West 1403
46.Erick Dampier 1398
47.Clifford Robinson 1390
48.Anthony Davis 1378
49.Terry Tyler 1342
50.Tyson Chandler 1335
51.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
52.Bobby Jones* 1319
53.Rudy Gobert 1306
54.Greg Ostertag 1293
55.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
56.Shawn Kemp 1279
57.Dale Davis 1270
58.James Donaldson 1267
59.Marc Gasol 1254
60.Shawn Marion 1233
61.Harvey Catchings 1226
62.Chris Webber* 1200
63.Bo Outlaw 1193
 Adonal Foyle 1193
65.Elmore Smith 1183
66.LaMarcus Aldridge 1172
67.JaVale McGee 1162
68.Sam Lacey 1160
 Dan Roundfield 1160
70.Bob McAdoo* 1147
71.Roy Hibbert 1146
72.Karl Malone* 1145
73.Horace Grant 1136
74.Charles Jones 1134
75.Joe Barry Carroll 1121
76.P.J. Brown 1116
77.Rik Smits 1111
78.Brendan Haywood 1109
79.Antonio McDyess 1102
80.Bob Lanier* 1100
 Buck Williams 1100
82.Andrew Lang 1099
83.Al Jefferson 1093
84.Andrew Bogut 1091
85.Hassan Whiteside 1088
86.Ervin Johnson 1087
87.Thurl Bailey 1086
88.Al Horford 1083
89.Mychal Thompson 1073
90.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
91.Derrick Coleman 1051
92.Jack Sikma* 1048
93.George Gervin* 1047
94.Paul Millsap 1043
95.Robert Horry 1035
96.Bill Walton* 1034
97.Chris Dudley 1027
 Robin Lopez 1027
99.Andre Drummond 1023
 Darryl Dawkins 1023
101.Kevin Durant 1020
102.LeBron James 1018
103.Rick Mahorn 1007
104.Emeka Okafor 1003
105.Chris Andersen 991
106.Mike Gminski 989
107.Myles Turner 984
108.John Salley 983
109.LaSalle Thompson 972
110.Bill Laimbeer 965
111.Scottie Pippen* 947
112.Rasho Nesterović 934
 Derrick Favors 934
 Bismack Biyombo 934
115.Sam Perkins 933
116.Chris Bosh* 932
117.Chris Kaman 931
118.Antoine Carr 925
119.Yao Ming* 920
120.Raef LaFrentz 919
121.Taj Gibson 909
 Sam Bowie 909
123.Shane Battier 906
124.Kendrick Perkins 903
125.Michael Jordan* 893
126.Lamar Odom 892
127.Antonio Davis 889
128.Charles Barkley* 888
 Vince Carter 888
130.Marcin Gortat 885
 Dwyane Wade 885
132.Roy Hinson 882
133.Marvin Webster 881
134.Joakim Noah 874
135.Rony Seikaly 872
136.Joe Smith 868
137.James Edwards 867
138.Kenyon Martin 864
139.David West 850
140.Dave Corzine 848
 Donyell Marshall 848
142.Kurt Thomas 841
143.Danny Schayes 840
144.Amir Johnson 839
145.Joel Przybilla 836
146.Alex English* 833
147.Giannis Antetokounmpo 819
148.Joe Meriweather 810
149.Alvan Adams 808
150.Tracy McGrady* 807
151.Jerome Kersey 799
152.Vin Baker 798
153.Clarence Weatherspoon 794
 Ben Poquette 794
155.Jon Koncak 791
156.Charles Smith 789
157.Darnell Hillman 782
158.Gar Heard 780
159.Jim Chones 774
160.Rudy Gay 768
161.Duane Causwell 767
162.Oliver Miller 758
163.Larry Bird* 755
164.Pervis Ellison 752
 Danny Manning 752
 Mike Green 752
 Ralph Sampson* 752
168.Kevin Willis 750
 Randy Breuer 750
170.Rich Kelley 749
171.Paul Pierce* 745
172.Dave Greenwood 736
173.Ron Harper 729
 DeMarcus Cousins 729
175.Michael Cage 725
176.Nenê Hilário 721
177.Clyde Drexler* 719
178.Clemon Johnson 717
179.Tony Battie 713
180.Draymond Green 702
181.Michael Olowokandi 697
182.Kurt Nimphius 696
183.Jim McIlvaine 691
184.Kelvin Cato 685
185.Stromile Swift 683
186.Gerald Wallace 681
187.Jonas Valančiūnas 677
188.Dennis Johnson* 675
 Christian Laettner 675
190.Clint Capela 674
 Len Elmore 674
192.Nerlens Noel 669
193.Bill Cartwright 668
194.Maurice Lucas 659
195.Andrew Bynum 657
196.Spencer Hawes 652
197.Olden Polynice 651
198.Terry Cummings 650
199.Nikola Vučević 643
200.John Henson 642
 Dominique Wilkins* 642
202.Kobe Bryant* 640
203.Nazr Mohammed 639
204.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
 Clifford Ray 638
206.Mickey Johnson 632
207.DeSagana Diop 630
208.Spencer Haywood* 629
209.Tom Chambers 627
210.Andre Iguodala 625
211.Carmelo Anthony 624
 Karl-Anthony Towns 624
 James Worthy* 624
214.James Johnson 623
215.Danny Green 619
216.Kevin Kunnert 616
217.Darko Miličić 613
218.Derrick McKey 611
219.Armen Gilliam 607
220.Jamaal Magloire 603
221.Kristaps Porziņģis 596
222.Steven Adams 594
223.Ronny Turiaf 593
 Cliff Levingston 593
 Jerami Grant 593
226.Brad Miller 592
227.Tom Burleson 591
228.Greg Anderson 590
229.Kent Benson 586
230.Andris Biedriņš 580
 Eddie Jones 580
232.Marvin Williams 577
233.Grant Hill* 576
234.Lorenzen Wright 572
235.Keon Clark 571
236.Orlando Woolridge 569
237.Mason Plumlee 568
238.Ed Davis 564
239.Brian Grant 561
240.Lonnie Shelton 559
241.Nicolas Batum 557
242.Nate Thurmond* 553
243.Alex Len 550
 Kermit Washington 550
245.Luc Longley 549
 Chris Mullin* 549
247.Jawann Oldham 546
 A.C. Green 546
249.Rashard Lewis 541
250.Chris Morris 540
 Channing Frye 540

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player BLK
1.Artis Gilmore* 1431
2.Caldwell Jones 780
3.Billy Paultz 751
4.Julius Erving* 648
5.Darnell Hillman 505
6.Jim Eakins 384
7.Julius Keye 380
 Mike Green 380
9.George Gervin* 377
10.Mel Daniels* 351
11.Bobby Jones* 337
12.Marvin Barnes 271
13.Len Elmore 269
14.Coby Dietrick 236
15.Gene Moore 207
16.Wil Jones 206
17.Swen Nater 201
18.Gus Gerard 183
19.Dave Robisch 173
20.Mike Gale 168
21.Tom Owens 164
22.Moses Malone* 156
23.Willie Sojourner 152
24.Zelmo Beaty* 143
25.Jan van Breda Kolff 139
26.Dan Issel* 136
27.Jim Chones 131
28.David Vaughn 128
29.Maurice Lucas 121
30.Kim Hughes 120
31.Louie Dampier* 117
32.Tim Bassett 112
33.Randy Denton 110
34.Charles Edge 105
35.David Thompson* 102
36.Gerald Govan 97
37.George McGinnis* 96
38.Larry Kenon 92
39.Roger Brown 84
40.John Williamson 83
41.Roger Brown* 81
42.Lee Davis 80
43.Bruce Seals 73
44.Ron Boone 71
45.Brian Taylor 70
46.Rich Jones 66
 Don Buse 66
48.Red Robbins 65
49.Ted McClain 63
 Johnny Neumann 63
 Al Skinner 63
 Mike Jackson 63
53.Jim Bradley 62
54.Willie Wise 59
 George Adams 59
56.Ralph Simpson 54
57.Marvin Webster 52
 Billy Knight 52
 Bob Netolicky 52
60.Travis Grant 51
61.James Silas 49
62.George Carter 48
63.Fatty Taylor 47
 Mel Bennett 47
65.Collis Jones 46
66.Joe Caldwell 45
67.M.L. Carr 44
68.Dan Roundfield 43
69.Byron Beck 42
70.Bird Averitt 41
71.Cincinnatus Powell 40
 Stew Johnson 40
73.Ronald Thomas 39
74.Donnie Freeman 37
 Mark Olberding 37
76.Don Chaney 36
 Chuck Williams 36
78.Kevin Joyce 34
79.Jimmy Jones 32
 Roy Ebron 32
81.Barry Parkhill 30
82.Warren Jabali 29
83.Bob Warren 28
 George Irvine 28
85.Goo Kennedy 27
 Ed Manning 27
 Bo Lamar 27
88.Jim O'Brien 26
89.Lamar Green 25
 Jim Ard 25
 Mike Barr 25
92.George Thompson 24
93.John Roche 23
94.Dave Twardzik 22
 Steve Jones 22
96.Freddie Lewis 21
 Gene Littles 21
 Billy Cunningham* 21
99.Bill Melchionni 20
 George Karl 20
 Donald Washington 20
 Scott English 20
 Billy Schaeffer 20
104.Marv Roberts 19
 Billy Shepherd 19
106.Jim McDaniels 17
107.Mack Calvin 16
 Johnny Baum 16
 Aulcie Perry 16
 Simmie Hill 16
111.Chuck Terry 14
 Mike D'Antoni 14
113.Glen Combs 13
 Willie Long 13
 Charles Jordan 13
116.Patrick McFarland 12
 Al Smith 12
118.Bill Keller 11
119.John Beasley 10
 Walter Simon 10
 Claude Terry 10
 Lionel Billingy 10
 Fly Williams 10
 Steve Green 10
 Henry Ward 10
126.Darrell Elston 9
 Ronnie Robinson 9
 Don Adams 9
 Jimmy Foster 9
 Mike Flynn 9
 Goose Ligon 9
 Wilbert Robinson 9
 Ticky Burden 9
134.Rudy Hackett 8
 Rick Mount 8
 Allen Murphy 8
137.Wendell Ladner 7
 Larry Finch 7
 Joe Reaves 7
140.Larry Miller 6
 Paul Stovall 6
 Billy Harris 6
 Harry Rogers 6
 Terry Driscoll 6
 Oliver Taylor 6
 Lloyd Batts 6
147.Joby Wright 5
 Joe Hamilton 5
 Jimmy Conner 5
 Monte Towe 5
 William Franklin 5
 Dennis Wuycik 5
153.Stan Love 4
 Collis Temple 4
 George Lehmann 4
 Hank Williams 4
157.Sam Cash 3
 Jimmy O'Brien 3
 Wali Jones 3
 Jimmie Baker 3
 George Bucci 3
 Jerry Chambers 3
 Rick Darnell 3
164.Flynn Robinson 2
 Bob Nash 2
 Allan Bristow 2
 Dwaine Dillard 2
 Bob Arnzen 2
 Ron King 2
170.Mo Layton 1
 Gary Gregor 1
 Bill Higgins 1
 Nathaniel Barnett 1
 Kenneth Gardner 1
 Tom Ingelsby 1
176.Bob Lackey 0
 Milt Williams 0
 Skeeter Swift 0
 Billy James 0
 Jerry Pender 0
 Clyde Dickey 0
 Wayne Pack 0
 Art Williams 0
 Skip Wise 0
 Larry Cannon 0
 Paul Ruffner 0
 Bernie Williams 0
 Erwin Mueller 0
 Bernie Fryer 0
 Dennis Van Zant 0
 Mike Lewis 0
 Bill Newton 0
 Rich Rinaldi 0
 Greg Lee 0
 Roy McPipe 0
 Reggie Royals 0
 Ken Smith 0

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player BLK
1.Hakeem Olajuwon* 3830
2.Dikembe Mutombo* 3289
3.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3189
4.Mark Eaton 3064
5.Tim Duncan* 3020
6.David Robinson* 2954
7.Patrick Ewing* 2894
8.Shaquille O'Neal* 2732
9.Tree Rollins 2542
10.Robert Parish* 2361
11.Alonzo Mourning* 2356
12.Marcus Camby 2331
13.Dwight Howard 2211
14.Ben Wallace* 2137
15.Shawn Bradley 2119
16.Manute Bol 2086
17.George Johnson 2082
18.Kevin Garnett* 2037
19.Larry Nance 2027
20.Theo Ratliff 1968
21.Pau Gasol 1941
22.Elton Brand 1828
23.Jermaine O'Neal 1820
24.Elvin Hayes* 1771
25.Artis Gilmore* 1747
26.Serge Ibaka 1737
27.Moses Malone* 1733
28.Josh Smith 1713
29.Kevin McHale* 1690
30.Vlade Divac* 1631
31.Herb Williams 1605
32.Elden Campbell 1602
33.Benoit Benjamin 1581
34.Samuel Dalembert 1546
35.Wayne Cooper 1535
36.Brook Lopez 1518
37.Caldwell Jones 1517
38.DeAndre Jordan 1492
39.Alton Lister 1473
40.Andrei Kirilenko 1461
41.Rasheed Wallace 1460
42.Hot Rod Williams 1456
43.Mark West 1403
44.Erick Dampier 1398
45.Clifford Robinson 1390
46.Anthony Davis 1378
47.Terry Tyler 1342
48.Tyson Chandler 1335
49.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1327
50.Rudy Gobert 1306
51.Julius Erving* 1293
 Greg Ostertag 1293
53.Dirk Nowitzki 1281
54.Shawn Kemp 1279
55.Dale Davis 1270
56.James Donaldson 1267
57.Marc Gasol 1254
58.Shawn Marion 1233
59.Harvey Catchings 1226
60.Chris Webber* 1200
61.Adonal Foyle 1193
 Bo Outlaw 1193
63.Elmore Smith 1183
64.LaMarcus Aldridge 1172
65.JaVale McGee 1162
66.Sam Lacey 1160
67.Bob McAdoo* 1147
68.Roy Hibbert 1146
69.Karl Malone* 1145
70.Horace Grant 1136
71.Charles Jones 1134
72.Joe Barry Carroll 1121
73.Dan Roundfield 1117
74.P.J. Brown 1116
75.Rik Smits 1111
76.Brendan Haywood 1109
77.Antonio McDyess 1102
78.Buck Williams 1100
 Bob Lanier* 1100
80.Andrew Lang 1099
81.Al Jefferson 1093
82.Andrew Bogut 1091
83.Hassan Whiteside 1088
84.Ervin Johnson 1087
85.Thurl Bailey 1086
86.Al Horford 1083
87.Mychal Thompson 1073
88.Amar'e Stoudemire 1054
89.Derrick Coleman 1051
90.Jack Sikma* 1048
91.Paul Millsap 1043
92.Robert Horry 1035
93.Bill Walton* 1034
94.Chris Dudley 1027
 Robin Lopez 1027
96.Andre Drummond 1023
 Darryl Dawkins 1023
98.Kevin Durant 1020
99.LeBron James 1018
100.Rick Mahorn 1007
101.Emeka Okafor 1003
102.Chris Andersen 991
103.Mike Gminski 989
104.Myles Turner 984
105.John Salley 983
106.Bobby Jones* 982
107.LaSalle Thompson 972
108.Bill Laimbeer 965
109.Scottie Pippen* 947
110.Derrick Favors 934
 Bismack Biyombo 934
 Rasho Nesterović 934
113.Sam Perkins 933
114.Chris Bosh* 932
115.Chris Kaman 931
116.Antoine Carr 925
117.Yao Ming* 920
118.Raef LaFrentz 919
119.Taj Gibson 909
 Sam Bowie 909
121.Shane Battier 906
122.Kendrick Perkins 903
123.Michael Jordan* 893
124.Lamar Odom 892
125.Antonio Davis 889
126.Charles Barkley* 888
 Vince Carter 888
128.Marcin Gortat 885
 Dwyane Wade 885
130.Roy Hinson 882
131.Joakim Noah 874
132.Rony Seikaly 872
133.Joe Smith 868
134.James Edwards 867
135.Kenyon Martin 864
136.David West 850
137.Dave Corzine 848
 Donyell Marshall 848
139.Kurt Thomas 841
140.Danny Schayes 840
141.Amir Johnson 839
142.Joel Przybilla 836
143.Alex English* 833
144.Marvin Webster 829
145.Giannis Antetokounmpo 819
146.Joe Meriweather 810
147.Alvan Adams 808
148.Tracy McGrady* 807
149.Jerome Kersey 799
150.Vin Baker 798
151.Clarence Weatherspoon 794
 Ben Poquette 794
153.Jon Koncak 791
154.Charles Smith 789
155.Gar Heard 780
156.Rudy Gay 768
157.Duane Causwell 767
158.Oliver Miller 758
159.Larry Bird* 755
160.Ralph Sampson* 752
 Danny Manning 752
 Pervis Ellison 752
163.Kevin Willis 750
 Randy Breuer 750
165.Rich Kelley 749
166.Paul Pierce* 745
167.Dave Greenwood 736
168.Ron Harper 729
 DeMarcus Cousins 729
170.Michael Cage 725
171.Nenê Hilário 721
172.Clyde Drexler* 719
173.Clemon Johnson 717
174.Tony Battie 713
175.Billy Paultz 706
176.Draymond Green 702
177.Michael Olowokandi 697
178.Kurt Nimphius 696
179.Jim McIlvaine 691
180.Kelvin Cato 685
181.Stromile Swift 683
182.Gerald Wallace 681
183.Jonas Valančiūnas 677
184.Dennis Johnson* 675
 Christian Laettner 675
186.Clint Capela 674
187.George Gervin* 670
188.Nerlens Noel 669
189.Bill Cartwright 668
190.Andrew Bynum 657
191.Spencer Hawes 652
192.Olden Polynice 651
193.Terry Cummings 650
194.Nikola Vučević 643
 Jim Chones 643
196.John Henson 642
 Dominique Wilkins* 642
198.Kobe Bryant* 640
199.Nazr Mohammed 639
200.Clifford Ray 638
 Shareef Abdur-Rahim 638
202.Mickey Johnson 632
203.DeSagana Diop 630
204.Spencer Haywood* 629
205.Tom Chambers 627
206.Andre Iguodala 625
207.James Worthy* 624
 Carmelo Anthony 624
 Karl-Anthony Towns 624
210.James Johnson 623
211.Danny Green 619
212.Kevin Kunnert 616
213.Darko Miličić 613
214.Derrick McKey 611
215.Armen Gilliam 607
216.Jamaal Magloire 603
217.Kristaps Porziņģis 596
218.Steven Adams 594
219.Cliff Levingston 593
 Jerami Grant 593
 Ronny Turiaf 593
222.Brad Miller 592
223.Tom Burleson 591
224.Greg Anderson 590
225.Kent Benson 586
226.Andris Biedriņš 580
 Eddie Jones 580
228.Marvin Williams 577
229.Grant Hill* 576
230.Lorenzen Wright 572
231.Keon Clark 571
232.Orlando Woolridge 569
233.Mason Plumlee 568
234.Ed Davis 564
235.Brian Grant 561
236.Lonnie Shelton 559
237.Nicolas Batum 557
238.Nate Thurmond* 553
239.Kermit Washington 550
 Alex Len 550
241.Luc Longley 549
 Chris Mullin* 549
243.A.C. Green 546
 Jawann Oldham 546
245.Rashard Lewis 541
246.Channing Frye 540
 Chris Morris 540
248.Aaron Williams 539
249.Maurice Lucas 538
250.Felton Spencer 534