Lakers Top 50 Players for Career Rebounds Average in the NBA Regular Season

Minneapolis and Los Angeles Lakers players with the best average in career rebounds in the NBA Regular Season.

Lakers Historical Records and Statistics:
Rebounds in the NBA Regular Season

Career Average

In this page you can find the top 50 list with the best career rebound averages. The list includes both the Minneapolis Lakers and the Los Angeles Lakers players.

Wilt Chamberlain, who have the best career average in NBA history with 22.9 rebounds per game, averaged 19.2 rebounds in his 5 seasons as a Laker. The best career average for the franchise.

Second is Elgin Baylor, who despite leading the franchise in total rebounds, played 14 seasons for the team and his average is 6 rebounds lower than Chamberlain's.

Pau Gasol, and Andrew Bynum are the 2011-12 Lakers players included on this list.

Wilt Chamberlain
Wilt Chamberlain

19.2 reb. per game
1968-69 to 1972-73

Notes:
- Stats updated on Mar 02, 2024.
- Total Rebounds were not recorded until 1950-51, steals, blocks, offensive and defensive rebounds until 1973-74, turnovers until 1977-78 and 3-pointers started in 1979-80.
- In this case, Seasons and Games only include seasons since 1951.

Lakers Top 50 Players for Career Rebounds Average in the NBA Regular Season

Player Rebounds Seasons Games
1. Wilt Chamberlain 19.24 5 339
2. Elgin Baylor 13.55 14 846
3. George Mikan 13.40 5 311
4. Happy Hairston 12.40 6 394
5. Shaquille O'Neal 11.85 8 514
6. Dennis Rodman 11.22 1 23
7. Walter Dukes 11.18 1 71
8. Clyde Lovellette 11.15 4 282
9. Elmore Smith 11.07 2 155
10. Anthony Davis 10.60 5 251
11. Andre Drummond 10.19 1 21
12. Larry Foust 10.17 3 191
13. Pau Gasol 9.88 7 429
14. Rudy LaRusso 9.57 8 582
15. Lamar Odom 9.45 7 519
16. Darrall Imhoff 9.44 4 316
17. Vern Mikkelsen 9.41 9 631
18. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 9.40 14 1093
19. Bill Bridges 8.93 3 154
20. Julius Randle 8.90 4 238
21. Dwight Howard 8.82 3 205
22. Karl Malone 8.74 1 42
23. Vlade Divac 8.50 8 535
24. Cornell Warner 8.33 2 95
25. Sam Perkins 7.96 3 185
Player Rebounds Seasons Games
26. LeBron James 7.94 6 331
27. Andrew Bynum 7.85 7 392
28. Jim Pollard 7.80 5 319
29. A.C. Green 7.66 9 735
30. Ed Davis 7.59 1 79
31. Jim Chones 7.45 2 164
32. Maurice Lucas 7.35 1 77
33. Gene Wiley 7.31 4 300
Cedric Ceballos 7.31 3 144
35. Magic Johnson 7.24 13 906
Jordan Hill 7.24 4 178
37. Bob Boozer 7.03 1 78
38. Rick Roberson 7.02 2 139
39. Russell Westbrook 6.93 2 130
40. Mel Counts 6.90 6 375
41. Leroy Ellis 6.83 6 402
42. Carlos Boozer 6.79 1 71
43. Ray Felix 6.72 3 189
44. Kermit Washington 6.70 5 214
45. JaVale McGee 6.69 2 143
46. Jemerrio Jones 6.50 2 8
47. Adrian Dantley 6.43 2 116
48. Connie Hawkins 6.32 2 114
49. Samaki Walker 6.24 2 136
Kwame Brown 6.24 3 136
51. Montrezl Harrell 6.20 1 69
52. Lonzo Ball 6.17 2 99
Jim Krebs 6.17 7 515