NBA Personal Fouls Leaders

Last Updated on February 23, 2024

Regarding the 2023-24 year, Jaren Jackson Jr. ranks first in fouls with 182. Positioned in second is Karl-Anthony Towns, bearing a personal fouls total of 178. Sitting with a mark of 178, Alperen Sengün ranks in the 3rd position. Holding on to the 4th and 5th position are Jusuf Nurkic (178) along with Domantas Sabonis (171).

2022-23 NBA Personal Fouls Leaders

PF Rank Player PF
1st Jaren Jackson Jr. 182
2nd Karl-Anthony Towns 178
3rd Alperen Sengün 178
4th Jusuf Nurkic 178
5th Domantas Sabonis 171
6th Myles Turner 170
7th Jordan Poole 170
8th Aaron Nesmith 170
9th Jonas Valanciunas 164
10th Dillon Brooks 164
11th Giannis Antetokounmpo 163
12th Rudy Gobert 162
13th Luguentz Dort 159
14th Onyeka Okongwu 158
15th Daniel Gafford 157
16th Ausar Thompson 155
17th Paul George 148
18th John Collins 148
19th Jaden Ivey 145
20th Herbert Jones 145
21st Grant Williams 145
22nd Isaiah Hartenstein 145
23rd Jalen Suggs 142
24th Chet Holmgren 141
25th Max Strus 141
26th Zach Collins 141
27th Kelly Olynyk 141
28th Deni Avdija 138
29th Nikola Jokic 137
30th Devin Booker 137

2021-22 NBA Personal Fouls Leaders

PF Rank Player PF
1st Jae’Sean Tate 286
2nd Jaren Jackson Jr. 272
3rd Karl-Anthony Towns 267
4th Jonas Valanciunas 247
5th Herbert Jones 238
6th LaMelo Ball 237
7th Russell Westbrook 235
8th Pascal Siakam 225
9th Jaden McDaniels 224
10th Mason Plumlee 224
11th Dwight Powell 220
12th Alec Burks 215
13th Kevon Looney 215
14th Alperen Sengün 214
15th Giannis Antetokounmpo 212
16th Jakob Poeltl 212
17th Isaiah Stewart 211
18th Jordan Poole 206
19th Julius Randle 205
20th Domantas Sabonis 203
21st Ivica Zubac 203
22nd Duncan Robinson 201
23rd Cade Cunningham 200
24th Desmond Bane 196
25th Mitchell Robinson 195
26th Miles Bridges 193
27th Scottie Barnes 192
28th Andre Drummond 192
29th Nikola Jokic 191
30th Georges Niang 190

2020-21 NBA Personal Fouls Leaders

PF Rank Player PF
1st Dillon Brooks 237
2nd Julius Randle 225
3rd Jae’Sean Tate 222
4th Richaun Holmes 213
5th Kelly Olynyk 207
6th Domantas Sabonis 203
7th Dwight Howard 200
8th Deandre Ayton 196
9th Robert Covington 195
10th Draymond Green 194
11th John Collins 193
12th Nikola Jokic 192
13th Russell Westbrook 190
14th RJ Barrett 188
15th Ivica Zubac 187
16th Mason Plumlee 186
17th Karl-Anthony Towns 186
18th Isaac Okoro 185
19th Isaiah Stewart 184
20th Royce O’Neale 182
21st Duncan Robinson 181
22nd Devin Booker 181
23rd Naz Reid 179
24th Coby White 179
25th Jonas Valanciunas 179
26th Josh Jackson 178
27th Nerlens Noel 176
28th Buddy Hield 175
29th Pascal Siakam 174
30th Jakob Poeltl 172

2019-20 NBA Personal Fouls Leaders

PF Rank Player PF
1st Dillon Brooks 278
2nd Jaren Jackson Jr. 232
3rd P.J. Tucker 229
4th James Harden 227
5th Nikola Jokic 222
6th Dwight Howard 222
7th Robert Covington 220
8th Daniel Theis 219
9th Nemanja Bjelica 216
10th Rudy Gobert 215
11th Devin Booker 213
12th Royce O’Neale 202
13th Andre Drummond 201
14th Russell Westbrook 200
15th Kent Bazemore 196
16th Hassan Whiteside 196
17th Giannis Antetokounmpo 195
18th Domantas Sabonis 195
19th Mitchell Robinson 194
20th Duncan Robinson 193
21st Kelly Oubre Jr. 192
22nd Kyle Lowry 190
23rd T.J. Warren 187
24th Ben Simmons 186
25th Jonas Valanciunas 185
26th Kristaps Porzingis 185
27th CJ McCollum 183
28th Bam Adebayo 182
29th De’Andre Hunter 182
30th DeMar DeRozan 180

2018-19 NBA Personal Fouls Leaders

PF Rank Player PF
1st Karl-Anthony Towns 292
2nd Andre Drummond 272
3rd Patrick Beverley 265
4th Montrezl Harrell 255
5th Mason Plumlee 252
6th P.J. Tucker 252
7th Jusuf Nurkic 250
8th Julius Randle 246
9th Russell Westbrook 245
10th James Harden 244
11th Pascal Siakam 241
12th Domantas Sabonis 239
13th Giannis Antetokounmpo 232
14th Rudy Gobert 231
15th Terrance Ferguson 231
16th Nikola Jokic 228
17th Willie Cauley-Stein 227
18th Bradley Beal 226
19th Ed Davis 226
20th Evan Fournier 225
21st Jaren Jackson Jr. 220
22nd Marc Gasol 217
23rd Mitchell Robinson 217
24th Jerami Grant 214
25th Paul George 214
26th Dewayne Dedmon 214
27th Kevon Looney 211
28th Serge Ibaka 211
29th Joel Embiid 211
30th Josh Jackson 209

2017-18 NBA Personal Fouls Leaders

PF Rank Player PF
1st Karl-Anthony Towns 285
2nd Julius Randle 274
3rd Khris Middleton 270
4th Andre Drummond 250
5th Dwight Howard 249
6th Jusuf Nurkic 247
7th Robert Covington 238
8th Kelly Oubre Jr. 234
9th Dillon Brooks 233
10th Paul George 233
11th Giannis Antetokounmpo 231
12th Ian Mahinmi 230
13th Kelly Olynyk 222
14th Domantas Sabonis 220
15th Taj Gibson 218
16th Josh Jackson 218
17th Markieff Morris 216
18th Steven Adams 215
19th John Collins 215
20th Donovan Mitchell 213
21st Jakob Poeltl 212
22nd Nikola Jokic 212
23rd Ben Simmons 211
24th Jarell Martin 211
25th Serge Ibaka 209
26th Joel Embiid 209
27th Ricky Rubio 206
28th P.J. Tucker 205
29th Marquese Chriss 205
30th DeAndre Jordan 203

2016-17 NBA Personal Fouls Leaders

PF Rank Player PF
1st DeMarcus Cousins 278
2nd Marquese Chriss 263
3rd Myles Turner 262
4th Gorgui Dieng 254
5th Markieff Morris 254
6th JaMychal Green 248
7th Julius Randle 248
8th Rudy Gobert 246
9th Giannis Antetokounmpo 246
10th Kristaps Porzingis 244
11th Devin Booker 242
12th Alex Len 242
13th Karl-Anthony Towns 241
14th Andre Drummond 237
15th Marreese Speights 229
16th Mason Plumlee 226
17th Hassan Whiteside 226
18th Patrick Beverley 222
19th Draymond Green 217
20th Jonas Valanciunas 216
21st James Harden 215
22nd Serge Ibaka 215
23rd Maurice Harkless 214
24th Nikola Jokic 214
25th Marcin Gortat 213
26th DeAndre Jordan 212
27th Ersan Ilyasova 211
28th Amir Johnson 211
29th Kelly Olynyk 207
30th Paul George 206

2015-16 NBA Personal Fouls Leaders

PF Rank Player PF
1st Giannis Antetokounmpo 258
2nd Mason Plumlee 253
3rd Roy Hibbert 252
4th Karl-Anthony Towns 245
5th Andre Drummond 245
6th Julius Randle 242
7th Draymond Green 240
8th Paul Millsap 237
9th DeMarcus Cousins 236
10th Matt Barnes 234
11th Patrick Beverley 234
12th Robert Covington 232
13th Paul George 230
14th Alex Len 230
15th James Harden 229
16th Bismack Biyombo 225
17th Devin Booker 225
18th Steven Adams 223
19th Andrew Bogut 221
20th Ian Mahinmi 220
21st Gorgui Dieng 219
22nd Dwight Howard 219
23rd Jerami Grant 215
24th Brook Lopez 215
25th Evan Fournier 214
26th Amir Johnson 214
27th Serge Ibaka 211
28th Kyle Lowry 211
29th Jared Sullinger 209
30th Nikola Jokic 208

2014-15 NBA Personal Fouls Leaders

PF Rank Player PF
1st Andre Drummond 285
2nd Giannis Antetokounmpo 254
3rd Draymond Green 253
4th Mario Chalmers 251
5th DeAndre Jordan 245
6th Markieff Morris 245
7th DeMarcus Cousins 241
8th Matt Barnes 240
9th Jason Thompson 239
10th Wilson Chandler 231
11th Josh Smith 228
12th Timofey Mozgov 227
13th Amir Johnson 225
14th Jonas Valanciunas 222
15th Steven Adams 222
16th Nikola Vucevic 220
17th Ben McLemore 219
18th Roy Hibbert 216
19th Alex Len 213
20th Kelly Olynyk 213
21st Kyle Lowry 212
22nd Kenneth Faried 211
23rd Derrick Favors 210
24th Marc Gasol 208
25th James Harden 208
26th Nerlens Noel 208
27th Mason Plumlee 207
28th Jusuf Nurkic 207
29th Brook Lopez 206
30th Jason Smith 205

2013-14 NBA Personal Fouls Leaders

PF Rank Player PF
1st Andre Drummond 273
2nd Amir Johnson 271
3rd DeMarcus Cousins 270
4th Roy Hibbert 269
5th Kyle Lowry 267
6th Blake Griffin 265
7th DeAndre Jordan 264
8th Jason Thompson 251
9th Jared Sullinger 251
10th Jonas Valanciunas 249
11th Channing Frye 245
12th Joakim Noah 245
13th Khris Middleton 243
14th Dwight Howard 240
15th Spencer Hawes 237
16th Derrick Favors 236
17th Klay Thompson 234
18th Serge Ibaka 233
19th Markieff Morris 232
20th Draymond Green 231
21st Enes Freedom 230
22nd Kelly Olynyk 227
23rd Carmelo Anthony 224
24th Gerald Green 220
25th John Wall 219
26th Ricky Rubio 218
27th Carlos Boozer 216
28th Timofey Mozgov 213
29th Thaddeus Young 213
30th Michael Carter-Williams 213