Best Rebounders In NBA History


The Top Ten

1 Dennis Rodman Dennis Rodman

Best in the history because of rebound rate, a stat that counts how many rebounds he got according to the minutes he played, and the number of rebounds available (missed shots of both teams)

His average equals Chamberlain and Russel's best years

case closed

The Worm was tenacious. He knew he couldn't shoot a ball to save his life so he makes up for it in his ruthless, aggressive, addiction to getting the ball back and giving it to his scorers. Dennis Rodman was beyond a shadow of a doubt one of the best defenders shot blockers and rebounders ever even with his shorter height. He was a lion

He is number one because of his height as 6'7 and he grab ball with the 7footers guys. And hard work. To get the ball.. Wilt. Is to tall and also bill... That's why for me rodman is the first in the list

He would need to play the guard position if Chamberlain was in the game, so that he would have an excuse to stay far away.

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2 Wilt Chamberlain Wilt Chamberlain Wilton Norman "Wilt" Chamberlain was an American basketball player . He was born on August 21, 1936 in Philadelphia and died on October 12, 1999 in Los Angeles due to heart failure . more.

This is legit crazy. Dude in his last year at age 36 he averaged 18.6 rebounds per game. Seriously and he is not number 1?

Dennis rodman is pretty good with rebounding but wilt literally is a beast with grabbing a rebound. HE NEEDS TO BE NUMBER 1!

uve got to be kidding me? wilt has to be number one.... wilt= rebounding machine...

He has a carrer averge of 22.9 rebounds that's unstoppable

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3 Bill Russell Bill Russell

I think you guys have good opinions but I give it to russlle

He was pretty krappin amazing

4 Moses Malone Moses Malone more.

One of the best all time. Not a lot of help in houston.

Definitely the best offensive rebounder ever

5 Nate Thurmond Nate Thurmond

Charles barkley then nate Thurmond

6 Elvin Hayes
7 Bob Pettit
8 Hakeem Olajuwon Hakeem Olajuwon Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon, formerly known as Akeem Olajuwon, is a Nigerian-American retired professional basketball player. V 1 Comment
9 Jerry Lucas

Come on guys, get real. Jerry Lucas outrebounded Walt Bellamy in college and in the pros and always. He was pound per pound the best rebounder ever. Look at his numbers per playing minutes and tell me why he is not 3rd to Chamberlain and Russell! He even outrebounded Russell for one entire year! If you want this list to have crediblity you need Jerry Lucas way up high or the list is messed up and NOT REAL!

Lucas is one of 3 players to avg. 20 pts and 20 rebounds in a season Eat your heart out Rodman.

10 Walt Bellamy

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11 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers.

The best player of all time


12 Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, nicknamed Shaq, is a retired American professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.

Shaq is a good rebounder.

13 Kevin Garnett Kevin Garnett Kevin Maurice Garnett is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association.
14 Wes Unseld
15 Dwight Howard Dwight Howard Dwight David Howard is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.

4 seasons leading in rebounds, in this modern era. Come on guys, D12 deserves to be higher

16 Javale McGee

Haha this list just lost every bit of credibility possible. Attention avid NBA fans looking for an entertaining read on a reputable site, LEAVE NOW! Basic homerism wouldn't even explain this level of ignorance.

Shaqtin a fool

17 Charles Barkley Charles Barkley Charles Wade Barkley is an American retired professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. V 1 Comment
18 Elgin Baylor Elgin Baylor

He was the best maker ever rebounding scoring defense

In the top 10 every full season that he played. Averaged 20 a game one season at only 6'5''.. Had over 30 rebounds in a game 3 times. Had a game with 71 points scored and 25 rebounds. Absolutely in the top 5 all-time.

19 Michael Jordan Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.
20 Brian Scalabrine

If you are trying to tell me that anyone is better than the white mamba himself at anything, then you have never had the privilege to witness a scalabrine game

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