Top-Rebounding Individual Seasons By Levels: The Rebounding GOAT Is Wilt Chamberlain

Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell have combined for nearly all of the greatest rebounding seasons.


Gaining rebounds is crucial to winning matches and titles. It makes sense that some of the best rebounders in NBA history have played center or even power forward because being seven feet tall aids in getting to the ball first.


Wilt Chamberlain is sure to make an appearance in our ranked list of single-season records, but how many times? We have gathered the highest-rebounding single-season achievements by tiers after looking at the highest-scoring single-season by tiers.


Wilt Chamberlain had 2,149 rebounds (1960–61) and more than 2,000 rebounds.


Wilt Chamberlain (1961–62) – 2,052 Rebounds


Wilt Chamberlain’s unmatched agility and overwhelming dominance in the paint are demonstrated by his dominance on the boards during the 1960–61 and 1961–62 seasons. With an incredible 2,149 rebounds in the 1960–61 campaign and an even more astounding 2,052 rebounds in the subsequent year, Chamberlain not only broke records but also expanded the notion of what was considered feasible for a single player’s influence on the game.


There won’t be another player like Wilt, especially when you consider that he averaged a career-high 27.2 RPG in 1961 and 25.7 RPG in 1962. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that the big man is the only player with 2,000 rebounds.


Wilt Chamberlain – 1,957 Rebounds (1966–67) – 1,900+ Rebounds


Wilt Chamberlain (1967–68) – 1,952 Rebounds


Wilt Chamberlain (1962–63) – 1,946 Rebounds


Wilt Chamberlain (1965–66) – 1,943 Rebounds


Wilt Chamberlain (1959–60) – 1,941 Rebounds


1,930 Rebounds – Bill Russell (1963–64)


Because of his unwavering pursuit of the ball, Chamberlain amassed an incredible amount of rebounds during the 1959–1968 season—between 1,941 and 1,957. During this time, he had an unmatched ability to control the glass, demonstrating both his superior physical skill and his unmatched presence in the paint.

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