The NBA’s 6 All-Time Rebound Leaders

Rebounds are crucial and yet oft-overlooked in the NBA (image: shutterstock.com)

Rebounds are crucial and yet oft-overlooked in the NBA (image: shutterstock.com)

The end-to-end excitement and high pace of NBA action is what makes it so compelling to watch and increasingly popular around the world. That high-octane nature of the game however, can also lead many casual observers to overlook some of the most important elements of the sport that are actually vital to the success of any great team.

The art of rebounding is a prime example as whilst many people pay attention to the players taking the ball to the hole, those who clean up after them if they make a mistake or grab possession from the opposition when they do, are often overlooked. Collecting rebounds is crucial to any team however, and the following six masters of the art were instrumental in the success of their franchises.