NBA Blocked Shots Stats: Who Leads the NBA In Blocks This Season?

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Myles Turner in a recent game.
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BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Feb 28, 2023, 9:57 PM
Rank Player Team Blocks
1. (Tie) Nicolas Claxton Brooklyn Nets 143
1. (Tie) Brook Lopez Milwaukee Bucks 143
3 Jaren Jackson Jr. Memphis Grizzlies 136
4 Walker Kessler Utah Jazz 129
5 Myles Turner Indiana Pacers 119
6 Evan Mobley Cleveland Cavaliers 83
7 Kristaps Porzingis Washington Wizards 78
8. (Tie) Ivica Zubac Los Angeles Clippers 77
8. (Tie) Joel Embiid Philadelphia 76ers 77
10. (Tie) Onyeka Okongwu Atlanta Hawks 76
10. (Tie) Bol Bol Orlando Magic 76
12. (Tie) Daniel Gafford Washington Wizards 75
12. (Tie) Anthony Davis Los Angeles Lakers 75
14 Mitchell Robinson New York Knicks 70
15 Drew Eubanks Portland Trail Blazers 69
16. (Tie) Jarrett Allen Cleveland Cavaliers 68
16. (Tie) Rudy Gobert Minnesota Timberwolves 68
18 PJ Washington Charlotte Hornets 66
19 Isaiah Jackson Indiana Pacers 66
20 Jakob Poeltl Toronto Raptors 64
21 John Collins Atlanta Hawks 62
22. (Tie) Bismack Biyombo Phoenix Suns 59
22. (Tie) Christian Wood Dallas Mavericks 59
24. (Tie) Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Oklahoma City Thunder 58
24. (Tie) Jaden McDaniels Minnesota Timberwolves 58

Nicolas Claxton of the Brooklyn Nets and Brook Lopez of the Milwaukee Bucks have continued to play significant roles as big men with the most blocks this season. They’ve been neck and neck for most of the season.

Entering action on Tuesday night, they sit in a tie atop the leaderboard with 143 blocks. Claxton only suited up twice over the last week and recorded four blocks over that span, highlighted by a three-block performance on February 26 against the Atlanta Hawks. Lopez also played in two contests, which saw him record no blocks against the Miami Heat, followed by a four-block performance against the Phoenix Suns on February 26.

Claxton and Lopez have their work cut out for them at the top, with Jaren Jackson Jr. of the Memphis Grizzlies continuing to close the gap. The Grizzlies forward sits seven blocks behind the duo after recording five blocks in a two-game sample size last week.

One player that had another noteworthy performance over the last week was Walker Kessler of the Utah Jazz. The rookie had two outstanding showings last week, tallying a seven-block game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, followed by a five-block game against the San Antonio Spurs.

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