NBA Team Defensive Rebounds Leaders

Last Updated on February 20, 2024

With reference to the 2023-24 year, the Boston Celtics lead all teams in defensive boards with 2,015. In the runner up spot are the Milwaukee Bucks, owning a defensive rebounds total of 1,941. With a total of 1,932, the Los Angeles Lakers rank in the third position. Finishing out the top five are the Minnesota Timberwolves (1,906) and the Utah Jazz (1,892).

2022-23 NBA Team Defensive Rebounds Leaders

DRB Rank Team DRB
1st Boston Celtics 2,015
2nd Milwaukee Bucks 1,941
3rd Los Angeles Lakers 1,932
4th Minnesota Timberwolves 1,906
5th Utah Jazz 1,892
6th Houston Rockets 1,872
7th Phoenix Suns 1,842
8th New Orleans Pelicans 1,832
9th New York Knicks 1,822
10th Golden State Warriors 1,816
11th Denver Nuggets 1,816
12th San Antonio Spurs 1,815
13th Cleveland Cavaliers 1,815
14th Miami Heat 1,793
15th Chicago Bulls 1,784
16th Sacramento Kings 1,782
17th Memphis Grizzlies 1,782
18th Dallas Mavericks 1,779
19th Toronto Raptors 1,771
20th Brooklyn Nets 1,769
21st Atlanta Hawks 1,754
22nd Oklahoma City Thunder 1,753
23rd Orlando Magic 1,752
24th Detroit Pistons 1,751
25th Los Angeles Clippers 1,739
26th Philadelphia 76ers 1,732
27th Indiana Pacers 1,716
28th Washington Wizards 1,702
29th Charlotte Hornets 1,676
30th Portland Trail Blazers 1,594

2021-22 NBA Team Defensive Rebounds Leaders

DRB Rank Team DRB
1st Milwaukee Bucks 2,990
2nd Golden State Warriors 2,930
3rd Utah Jazz 2,916
4th Boston Celtics 2,915
5th Phoenix Suns 2,913
6th Oklahoma City Thunder 2,887
7th Orlando Magic 2,885
8th Memphis Grizzlies 2,873
9th Denver Nuggets 2,865
10th Los Angeles Clippers 2,860
11th New York Knicks 2,841
12th Los Angeles Lakers 2,826
13th San Antonio Spurs 2,815
14th Washington Wizards 2,798
15th Brooklyn Nets 2,796
16th Cleveland Cavaliers 2,786
17th Atlanta Hawks 2,783
18th Miami Heat 2,778
19th Philadelphia 76ers 2,770
20th Dallas Mavericks 2,769
21st Charlotte Hornets 2,767
22nd Chicago Bulls 2,760
23rd Sacramento Kings 2,737
24th New Orleans Pelicans 2,726
25th Minnesota Timberwolves 2,700
26th Indiana Pacers 2,671
27th Portland Trail Blazers 2,661
28th Houston Rockets 2,660
29th Detroit Pistons 2,625
30th Toronto Raptors 2,622

2020-21 NBA Team Defensive Rebounds Leaders

DRB Rank Team DRB
1st Milwaukee Bucks 2,724
2nd Utah Jazz 2,709
3rd New Orleans Pelicans 2,568
4th Oklahoma City Thunder 2,568
5th Brooklyn Nets 2,559
6th Washington Wizards 2,557
7th New York Knicks 2,554
8th Chicago Bulls 2,544
9th Memphis Grizzlies 2,543
10th Atlanta Hawks 2,525
11th Orlando Magic 2,525
12th Golden State Warriors 2,524
13th Philadelphia 76ers 2,522
14th Los Angeles Clippers 2,501
15th Los Angeles Lakers 2,490
16th San Antonio Spurs 2,489
17th Dallas Mavericks 2,463
18th Phoenix Suns 2,462
19th Denver Nuggets 2,442
20th Portland Trail Blazers 2,441
21st Indiana Pacers 2,424
22nd Boston Celtics 2,421
23rd Miami Heat 2,409
24th Houston Rockets 2,396
25th Charlotte Hornets 2,389
26th Detroit Pistons 2,381
27th Minnesota Timberwolves 2,376
28th Cleveland Cavaliers 2,327
29th Toronto Raptors 2,314
30th Sacramento Kings 2,307

2019-20 NBA Team Defensive Rebounds Leaders

DRB Rank Team DRB
1st Milwaukee Bucks 3,083
2nd Dallas Mavericks 2,729
3rd Brooklyn Nets 2,683
4th Los Angeles Clippers 2,664
5th Memphis Grizzlies 2,643
6th Miami Heat 2,619
7th Portland Trail Blazers 2,599
8th Toronto Raptors 2,583
9th Utah Jazz 2,577
10th Philadelphia 76ers 2,553
11th New Orleans Pelicans 2,551
12th Boston Celtics 2,549
13th San Antonio Spurs 2,530
14th Orlando Magic 2,498
15th Oklahoma City Thunder 2,495
16th Los Angeles Lakers 2,490
17th Indiana Pacers 2,489
18th Houston Rockets 2,484
19th Phoenix Suns 2,465
20th Denver Nuggets 2,436
21st Sacramento Kings 2,372
22nd Washington Wizards 2,295
23rd New York Knicks 2,274
24th Atlanta Hawks 2,237
25th Minnesota Timberwolves 2,193
26th Cleveland Cavaliers 2,172
27th Golden State Warriors 2,138
28th Detroit Pistons 2,109
29th Charlotte Hornets 2,066
30th Chicago Bulls 2,041

2018-19 NBA Team Defensive Rebounds Leaders

DRB Rank Team DRB
1st Milwaukee Bucks 3,316
2nd Philadelphia 76ers 3,025
3rd Golden State Warriors 2,990
4th Los Angeles Lakers 2,985
5th Utah Jazz 2,981
6th New Orleans Pelicans 2,969
7th Portland Trail Blazers 2,968
8th Los Angeles Clippers 2,936
9th Toronto Raptors 2,920
10th Brooklyn Nets 2,919
11th Oklahoma City Thunder 2,911
12th San Antonio Spurs 2,910
13th Orlando Magic 2,902
14th Dallas Mavericks 2,884
15th Miami Heat 2,879
16th Boston Celtics 2,849
17th Denver Nuggets 2,832
18th Atlanta Hawks 2,825
19th Sacramento Kings 2,819
20th New York Knicks 2,811
21st Chicago Bulls 2,799
22nd Charlotte Hornets 2,778
23rd Indiana Pacers 2,766
24th Detroit Pistons 2,752
25th Minnesota Timberwolves 2,750
26th Memphis Grizzlies 2,703
27th Washington Wizards 2,679
28th Cleveland Cavaliers 2,619
29th Houston Rockets 2,613
30th Phoenix Suns 2,563

2017-18 NBA Team Defensive Rebounds Leaders

DRB Rank Team DRB
1st Philadelphia 76ers 2,996
2nd Los Angeles Lakers 2,927
3rd New Orleans Pelicans 2,924
4th Charlotte Hornets 2,901
5th Portland Trail Blazers 2,893
6th Boston Celtics 2,878
7th Golden State Warriors 2,877
8th Chicago Bulls 2,873
9th Brooklyn Nets 2,852
10th Houston Rockets 2,825
11th Toronto Raptors 2,807
12th Utah Jazz 2,807
13th Miami Heat 2,801
14th San Antonio Spurs 2,777
15th Phoenix Suns 2,776
16th Los Angeles Clippers 2,766
17th Cleveland Cavaliers 2,761
18th Detroit Pistons 2,756
19th New York Knicks 2,752
20th Denver Nuggets 2,748
21st Dallas Mavericks 2,717
22nd Washington Wizards 2,713
23rd Atlanta Hawks 2,693
24th Orlando Magic 2,692
25th Indiana Pacers 2,684
26th Oklahoma City Thunder 2,671
27th Minnesota Timberwolves 2,593
28th Milwaukee Bucks 2,579
29th Sacramento Kings 2,578
30th Memphis Grizzlies 2,544

2016-17 NBA Team Defensive Rebounds Leaders

DRB Rank Team DRB
1st Brooklyn Nets 2,879
2nd New Orleans Pelicans 2,879
3rd Golden State Warriors 2,873
4th Charlotte Hornets 2,853
5th Detroit Pistons 2,838
6th Denver Nuggets 2,837
7th Cleveland Cavaliers 2,821
8th Oklahoma City Thunder 2,821
9th Chicago Bulls 2,797
10th Atlanta Hawks 2,793
11th Los Angeles Clippers 2,790
12th San Antonio Spurs 2,777
13th Utah Jazz 2,774
14th Portland Trail Blazers 2,750
15th Houston Rockets 2,746
16th Orlando Magic 2,734
17th New York Knicks 2,723
18th Phoenix Suns 2,712
19th Philadelphia 76ers 2,706
20th Miami Heat 2,705
21st Indiana Pacers 2,702
22nd Boston Celtics 2,698
23rd Toronto Raptors 2,676
24th Washington Wizards 2,671
25th Sacramento Kings 2,652
26th Los Angeles Lakers 2,636
27th Memphis Grizzlies 2,621
28th Milwaukee Bucks 2,589
29th Minnesota Timberwolves 2,540
30th Dallas Mavericks 2,516

2015-16 NBA Team Defensive Rebounds Leaders

DRB Rank Team DRB
1st Golden State Warriors 2,972
2nd Oklahoma City Thunder 2,916
3rd Chicago Bulls 2,889
4th Charlotte Hornets 2,869
5th San Antonio Spurs 2,831
6th Miami Heat 2,811
7th New York Knicks 2,788
8th Portland Trail Blazers 2,782
9th Dallas Mavericks 2,781
10th Indiana Pacers 2,779
11th Cleveland Cavaliers 2,777
12th Detroit Pistons 2,777
13th Atlanta Hawks 2,772
14th Sacramento Kings 2,760
15th Boston Celtics 2,733
16th Phoenix Suns 2,733
17th Los Angeles Clippers 2,727
18th Toronto Raptors 2,724
19th Denver Nuggets 2,718
20th New Orleans Pelicans 2,712
21st Orlando Magic 2,709
22nd Washington Wizards 2,688
23rd Utah Jazz 2,665
24th Los Angeles Lakers 2,645
25th Brooklyn Nets 2,614
26th Philadelphia 76ers 2,605
27th Houston Rockets 2,601
28th Minnesota Timberwolves 2,587
29th Milwaukee Bucks 2,559
30th Memphis Grizzlies 2,497

2014-15 NBA Team Defensive Rebounds Leaders

DRB Rank Team DRB
1st Portland Trail Blazers 2,881
2nd Oklahoma City Thunder 2,844
3rd Indiana Pacers 2,822
4th Golden State Warriors 2,814
5th Washington Wizards 2,801
6th Charlotte Hornets 2,793
7th Chicago Bulls 2,792
8th San Antonio Spurs 2,772
9th Sacramento Kings 2,728
10th Los Angeles Clippers 2,711
11th Boston Celtics 2,685
12th Denver Nuggets 2,653
13th Los Angeles Lakers 2,647
14th Phoenix Suns 2,643
15th Memphis Grizzlies 2,634
16th Detroit Pistons 2,630
17th Brooklyn Nets 2,627
18th Houston Rockets 2,624
19th New Orleans Pelicans 2,621
20th Utah Jazz 2,617
21st Cleveland Cavaliers 2,612
22nd Atlanta Hawks 2,611
23rd Dallas Mavericks 2,608
24th Orlando Magic 2,607
25th Milwaukee Bucks 2,574
26th Philadelphia 76ers 2,536
27th Toronto Raptors 2,526
28th Miami Heat 2,461
29th New York Knicks 2,443
30th Minnesota Timberwolves 2,406

2013-14 NBA Team Defensive Rebounds Leaders

DRB Rank Team DRB
1st Indiana Pacers 2,831
2nd Golden State Warriors 2,819
3rd Houston Rockets 2,797
4th Portland Trail Blazers 2,786
5th San Antonio Spurs 2,786
6th Oklahoma City Thunder 2,781
7th Charlotte Hornets 2,724
8th Denver Nuggets 2,717
9th Chicago Bulls 2,683
10th Los Angeles Clippers 2,668
11th Sacramento Kings 2,656
12th Orlando Magic 2,654
13th Minnesota Timberwolves 2,644
14th Cleveland Cavaliers 2,629
15th Los Angeles Lakers 2,620
16th Phoenix Suns 2,601
17th Washington Wizards 2,573
18th Atlanta Hawks 2,565
19th Philadelphia 76ers 2,556
20th Toronto Raptors 2,552
21st Memphis Grizzlies 2,526
22nd Detroit Pistons 2,525
23rd Dallas Mavericks 2,514
24th Boston Celtics 2,505
25th New Orleans Pelicans 2,486
26th Utah Jazz 2,477
27th New York Knicks 2,437
28th Brooklyn Nets 2,407
29th Milwaukee Bucks 2,399
30th Miami Heat 2,397