Best Rebounders In NBA History

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The Top Ten

1 Dennis Rodman Dennis Rodman Dennis Keith Rodman is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association.

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

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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

#1 because for his size he wasn't supposed to dominate the rebound game like that.

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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 . ...read 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...

His 100 point game was not recorded on video...shame.

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3 Bill Russell Bill Russell William Felton "Bill" Russell is an American retired professional basketball player. Russell played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association from 1956 to 1969.

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

He was pretty krappin amazing

4 Moses Malone Moses Malone Moses Eugene Malone was an American basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association and the National Basketball Association from 1974 through 1995. The center was named the NBA Most Valuable Player three times and was a 12-time NBA All-Star and an eight-time All-NBA selection. ...read 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!
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Lucas is one of 3 players to avg. 20 pts and 20 rebounds in a season Eat your heart out Rodman.

10 Walt Bellamy

The Contenders

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

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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

Most underrated rebounder of all time.
Deserves to be higher than Kevin Garnett.

16 Charles Barkley Charles Barkley Charles Wade Barkley is an American retired professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.

Should be higher on this list

17 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.

18 Javale McGee 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

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

Danny Fortson

21 Draymond Green Draymond Green Draymond Jamal Green Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

He's a beast

22 Andre Drummond Andre Drummond Andre Jamal Drummond is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association.

HE is savage

23 Russell Westbrook Russell Westbrook Russell Westbrook Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association.

Trip double king!

24 Tim Duncan Tim Duncan Timothy Theodore "Tim" Duncan is an American professional basketball player who has played his entire career for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.

He may be old but he is the best current. Player in the nba

25 Karl Malone Karl Malone Karl Anthony Malone is an American retired professional basketball player. Nicknamed "The MailMan", Malone played the power forward position and spent his first 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with his teammate John Stockton.

Michael Jordan and Baylor over the mailman in rebounding? Your kidding

Michael Jordan did not rebound he hogged the ball

Michael Jordán is not the best player Of all time he is a pathetic ball hog

26 Bill Laimbeer
27 Yao Ming Yao Ming
28 Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant Kobe Bean Bryant is an American retired professional basketball player. He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Kobe Bryant has won 5 NBA championships with the Lakers and is the all-time leading scorer in Lakers franchise history.
29 Chuck Nevitt
30 Dolph Schayes

He is in my top 20

31 Ben Wallace Ben Wallace Ben Camey Wallace is an American retired professional basketball player. A native of Alabama, Wallace attended Cuyahoga Community College and Virginia Union University and signed with the Washington Bullets as an undrafted free agent in 1996. In his NBA career, Wallace played with the Washington Bullets/Wizards, ...read more.

At his prime he was an automatic 6 points 15 rebounds 4 blocks 2 steals. 4 time DPOY

32 DeAndre Jordan DeAndre Jordan Hyland DeAndre Jordan, Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.
33 Hassan Whiteside Hassan Whiteside Hassan Niam Whiteside is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association.
34 Patrick Ewing Patrick Ewing
35 Kevin Durant Kevin Durant Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He was MVP of the 2017 NBA Finals.
36 David Robinson David Robinson David Maurice Robinson is an American former professional basketball player, who played center for the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association for his entire career.
37 Kevin McHale Kevin McHale
38 Dominique Wilkins Dominique Wilkins
39 Anthony Davis Anthony Davis Anthony Marshon Davis Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association.
40 Larry Bird Larry Bird Larry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Bird is a 3x champ, 1x ROTY, 1x Finals MVP, 3x 3PT Contest winner, all with the Boston Celtics. (1979-1992)
41 Dirk Nowitzki Dirk Nowitzki
42 DeMarcus Cousins DeMarcus Cousins DeMarcus Amir Cousins is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.
43 Pau Gasol Pau Gasol Pau Gasol Sáez is a Spanish professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.
44 Karl-Anthony Towns Karl-Anthony Towns Karl-Anthony Towns Jr. is a Dominican-American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats.
45 Joel Embiid Joel Embiid
46 Kristaps Porzingis Kristaps Porzingis
47 Lamarcus Aldridge Lamarcus Aldridge LaMarcus Nurae Aldridge is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.
48 Giannis Antetokounmpo Giannis Antetokounmpo Giannis Antetokounmpo is a Greek professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association.
49 Joakim Noah Joakim Noah Joakim Simon Noah is a professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association.
50 Ben Simmons Ben Simmons Benjamin David Simmons is an Australian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association.
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1. Dennis Rodman
2. Moses Malone
3. Bill Russell
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1. Wilt Chamberlain
2. Bill Russell
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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1. Wilt Chamberlain
2. Bill Russell
3. Jerry Lucas
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