NBA All-Time Rebounds Leaders: Single Regular Season Totals

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the most single season total rebounds in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on April 22, 2017
- Total Rebounds were not recorded until 1950-51, offensive and defensive rebounds until 1973-74.

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NBA All-Time Rebounds Leaders:
Single Regular Season Totals - Top 50

Player
Rebounds Season Games Offensive
Rebounds
Defensive
Rebounds
1. Wilt Chamberlain 2,149 1961 79 - -
2. Wilt Chamberlain 2,052 1962 80 - -
3. Wilt Chamberlain 1,957 1967 81 - -
4. Wilt Chamberlain 1,952 1968 82 - -
5. Wilt Chamberlain 1,946 1963 80 - -
6. Wilt Chamberlain 1,943 1966 79 - -
7. Wilt Chamberlain 1,941 1960 72 - -
8. Bill Russell 1,930 1964 78 - -
9. Bill Russell 1,878 1965 78 - -
10. Bill Russell 1,868 1961 78 - -
11. Bill Russell 1,843 1963 78 - -
12. Bill Russell 1,790 1962 76 - -
13. Wilt Chamberlain 1,787 1964 80 - -
14. Bill Russell 1,779 1966 78 - -
15. Bill Russell 1,778 1960 74 - -
16. Wilt Chamberlain 1,712 1969 81 - -
17. Bill Russell 1,700 1967 81 - -
18. Wilt Chamberlain 1,673 1965 73 - -
19. Jerry Lucas 1,668 1966 79 - -
20. Bill Russell 1,612 1959 70 - -
21. Wilt Chamberlain 1,572 1972 82 - -
22. Bill Russell 1,564 1958 69 - -
23. Jerry Lucas 1,560 1968 82 - -
24. Jerry Lucas 1,547 1967 81 - -
25. Bob Pettit 1,540 1961 76 - -
Player
Rebounds Season Games Offensive
Rebounds
Defensive
Rebounds
26. Dennis Rodman 1,530 1992 82 523 1,007
27. Wilt Chamberlain 1,526 1973 82 - -
28. Walt Bellamy 1,500 1962 79 - -
29. Wilt Chamberlain 1,493 1971 82 - -
30. Wes Unseld 1,491 1969 82 - -
31. Bill Russell 1,484 1969 77 - -
32. Elvin Hayes 1,463 1974 81 354 1,109
33. Bob Pettit 1,459 1962 78 - -
34. Bill Russell 1,451 1968 78 - -
35. Elgin Baylor 1,447 1961 73 - -
36. Moses Malone 1,444 1979 82 587 857
37. Elvin Hayes 1,406 1969 82 - -
38. Nate Thurmond 1,402 1969 71 - -
39. Nate Thurmond 1,395 1965 77 - -
40. Elvin Hayes 1,386 1970 82 - -
41. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1,383 1976 82 272 1,111
42. Nate Thurmond 1,382 1967 65 - -
43. Jerry Lucas 1,375 1964 79 - -
44. Wes Unseld 1,370 1970 82 - -
45. Dennis Rodman 1,367 1994 79 453 914
46. Elvin Hayes 1,362 1971 82 - -
47. Walt Bellamy 1,361 1964 80 - -
48. Jerry Lucas 1,360 1969 74 - -
49. Nate Thurmond 1,349 1973 79 - -
50. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1,346 1972 81 - -