NBA All-Time Rebounds Leaders: Career Per Game Average in the Playoffs

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the best career rebounds per game average in the Playoffs in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on March 22, 2017
- Total Rebounds were not recorded until 1950-51, offensive and defensive rebounds until 1973-74.
- In this case, 'Playoffs' and 'Games' only include playoffs since 1951.
- This list includes players with a minimum of 500 rebounds.

NBA All-Time Rebounds Leaders:
Career Per Game Average in the Playoffs - Top 50

Player
Rebounds Total
Rebounds
Playoffs Games
1. Bill Russell 24.87 4,104 13 165
2. Wilt Chamberlain 24.46 3,913 13 160
3. Wes Unseld 14.93 1,777 12 119
4. Bob Pettit 14.82 1,304 9 88
5. Walt Bellamy 14.78 680 7 46
6. Dave Cowens 14.44 1,285 7 89
7. Dwight Howard 14.06 1,251 9 89
8. George Mikan 13.85 665 5 48
9. Moses Malone 13.78 1,295 12 94
10. Nate Thurmond 13.59 1,101 9 81
11. Elvin Hayes 12.96 1,244 10 96
12. Elgin Baylor 12.87 1,724 12 134
13. Charles Barkley 12.86 1,582 13 123
14. Dolph Schayes 12.22 1,051 13 86
15. Dave DeBusschere 12.03 1,155 8 96
16. Shaquille O'Neal 11.61 2,508 17 216
17. Bill Bridges 11.55 1,305 12 113
18. Tim Duncan 11.39 2,859 18 251
19. Ben Wallace 11.18 1,454 8 130
20. Hakeem Olajuwon 11.18 1,621 15 145
21. Harry Gallatin 11.17 592 6 53
22. Carlos Boozer 11.08 920 8 83
23. Zelmo Beaty 11.05 696 7 63
24. Joakim Noah 10.98 659 7 60
25. Red Kerr 10.88 827 12 76
Player
Rebounds Total
Rebounds
Playoffs Games
26. DeAndre Jordan 10.88 544 5 50
27. Kevin Garnett 10.73 1,534 14 143
28. Karl Malone 10.68 2,062 19 193
29. David Robinson 10.58 1,301 12 123
30. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 10.47 2,481 18 237
31. Patrick Ewing 10.32 1,435 14 139
32. Willis Reed 10.27 801 7 78
33. Larry Bird 10.26 1,683 12 164
34. Arnie Risen 10.20 561 8 55
35. Jack Coleman 10.18 621 8 61
36. Clyde Lee 10.18 519 7 51
37. Clifford Ray 10.13 608 6 60
38. Charles Oakley 10.03 1,445 15 144
39. Dirk Nowitzki 9.97 1,446 15 145
40. Jerry Lucas 9.96 717 8 72
41. Dennis Rodman 9.92 1,676 11 169
42. Bill Laimbeer 9.71 1,097 9 113
43. Shawn Kemp 9.69 853 10 88
44. Larry Foust 9.68 707 10 73
45. Pau Gasol 9.63 1,108 10 115
46. Bob Lanier 9.63 645 9 67
47. Robert Parish 9.59 1,765 16 184
48. Dikembe Mutombo 9.52 962 13 101
49. Zach Randolph 9.39 601 8 64
50. Paul Silas 9.37 1,527 14 163