NBA All-Time Rebounds Leaders: Single Playoffs Per Game Average

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the best single playoffs rebounds per game average 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.
- This list only includes players with a minimum of 50 rebounds.

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NBA All-Time Rebounds Leaders:
Single Playoffs Per Game Average - Top 50

Player
Rebounds Total
Rebounds
Playoffs Games Offensive
Rebounds
Defensive
Rebounds
1. Wilt Chamberlain 30.20 151 1966 5 - -
2. Bill Russell 29.90 299 1961 10 - -
3. Wilt Chamberlain 29.13 437 1967 15 - -
4. Bill Russell 27.73 305 1959 11 - -
5. Bill Russell 27.20 272 1964 10 - -
6. Wilt Chamberlain 27.18 299 1965 11 - -
7. Wilt Chamberlain 26.58 319 1962 12 - -
8. Bill Russell 26.43 370 1962 14 - -
9. Bill Russell 25.85 336 1960 13 - -
10. Wilt Chamberlain 25.78 232 1960 9 - -
11. Bill Russell 25.18 428 1966 17 - -
12. Wilt Chamberlain 25.17 302 1964 12 - -
Bill Russell 25.17 302 1965 12 - -
14. Bill Russell 25.08 326 1963 13 - -
15. Wilt Chamberlain 24.69 321 1968 13 - -
16. Wilt Chamberlain 24.67 444 1969 18 - -
17. Bill Russell 24.56 221 1958 9 - -
18. Bill Russell 24.40 244 1957 10 - -
19. Wes Unseld 23.57 165 1970 7 - -
20. Nate Thurmond 23.07 346 1967 15 - -
21. Wilt Chamberlain 23.00 69 1961 3 - -
22. Bill Russell 22.84 434 1968 19 - -
23. Wilt Chamberlain 22.53 383 1973 17 - -
24. Wilt Chamberlain 22.17 399 1970 18 - -
25. Bill Russell 22.00 198 1967 9 - -
Player
Rebounds Total
Rebounds
Playoffs Games Offensive
Rebounds
Defensive
Rebounds
26. Wilt Chamberlain 21.00 315 1972 15 - -
Jerry Lucas 21.00 84 1965 4 - -
28. Bill Bridges 20.80 104 1971 5 - -
29. Bill Russell 20.50 369 1969 18 - -
30. Red Kerr 20.33 61 1958 3 - -
31. Jerry Lucas 20.20 101 1966 5 - -
32. Wilt Chamberlain 20.17 242 1971 12 - -
33. Nate Thurmond 19.50 117 1969 6 - -
34. Jerry Lucas 19.25 77 1967 4 - -
35. Wes Unseld 18.83 339 1971 18 - -
36. Bill Bridges 18.78 169 1967 9 - -
37. Kevin Garnett 18.67 56 2002 3 5.33 13.33
38. Wes Unseld 18.50 74 1969 4 - -
39. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 18.18 200 1972 11 - -
40. Dolph Schayes 18.00 90 1957 5 - -
41. Nate Thurmond 17.80 89 1972 5 - -
42. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 17.73 195 1977 11 4.64 13.09
43. Elgin Baylor 17.69 230 1962 13 - -
44. Bob Pettit 17.58 211 1961 12 - -
45. Jermaine O'Neal 17.50 105 2003 6 4.00 13.50
46. Kermit Washington 17.33 52 1981 3 4.67 12.67
47. Bill Bridges 17.11 154 1970 9 - -
48. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 17.00 238 1971 14 - -
Moses Malone 17.00 51 1982 3 9.33 7.67
50. Moses Malone 16.92 203 1977 12 7.00 9.92