NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Games

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player G
1. Robert Parish* 1611
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1560
3. John Stockton* 1504
4. Karl Malone* 1476
5. Kevin Garnett 1462
6. Moses Malone* 1455
7. Kevin Willis 1424
8. Tim Duncan 1392
9. Jason Kidd 1391
10. Reggie Miller* 1389
11. Clifford Robinson 1380
12. Dirk Nowitzki 1372
13. Kobe Bryant 1346
14. Gary Payton* 1335
15. Jason Terry 1334
16. Paul Pierce 1331
17. Artis Gilmore* 1329
18. Vince Carter 1326
19. Buck Williams 1307
20. Andre Miller 1304
21. Elvin Hayes* 1303
22. Ray Allen 1300
23. Caldwell Jones 1299
24. Mark Jackson 1296
25. Derek Fisher 1287
26. Sam Perkins 1286
27. Charles Oakley 1282
28. A.C. Green 1278
29. Terry Porter 1274
30. John Havlicek* 1270
31. Otis Thorpe 1257
32. Paul Silas 1254
33. Julius Erving* 1243
34. Hakeem Olajuwon* 1238
35. Dan Issel* 1218
36. Steve Nash 1217
37. Dale Ellis 1209
38. Juwan Howard 1208
39. Shaquille O'Neal* 1207
40. Joe Johnson 1201
41. Derek Harper 1199
  Eddie Johnson 1199
43. Dikembe Mutombo* 1196
44. Alex English* 1193
45. Patrick Ewing* 1183
  Terry Cummings 1183
47. Scottie Pippen* 1178
48. James Edwards 1168
49. Horace Grant 1165
50. Shawn Marion 1163
51. Johnny Newman 1159
  Jamal Crawford 1159
53. Tree Rollins 1156
54. Jerome Kersey 1153
55. Michael Cage 1140
56. Richard Jefferson 1138
  Danny Schayes 1138
58. Detlef Schrempf 1136
59. Vlade Divac 1134
60. Tony Parker 1125
61. Billy Paultz 1124
62. Hal Greer* 1122
63. Rick Mahorn 1117
64. Kurt Thomas 1110
65. Rasheed Wallace 1109
66. Jack Sikma 1107
  Robert Horry 1107
  Tom Chambers 1107
69. Michael Finley 1103
70. Herb Williams 1102
71. Maurice Cheeks 1101
72. Dennis Johnson* 1100
73. Pau Gasol 1096
74. Dale Davis 1094
  Rod Strickland 1094
76. Mark West 1090
77. P.J. Brown 1089
78. Ben Wallace 1088
79. Clyde Drexler* 1086
80. Antawn Jamison 1083
  Dell Curry 1083
82. Lenny Wilkens* 1077
  Jeff Hornacek 1077
84. Dominique Wilkins* 1074
85. Charles Barkley* 1073
  Byron Scott 1073
87. Michael Jordan* 1072
88. Bill Laimbeer 1068
89. Tyrone Corbin 1065
90. George Gervin* 1060
91. Olden Polynice 1058
  Elton Brand 1058
93. Johnny Green 1057
94. Avery Johnson 1054
95. Don Nelson* 1053
96. Shawn Kemp 1051
97. Rashard Lewis 1049
98. Leroy Ellis 1048
99. Wilt Chamberlain* 1045
100. Elden Campbell 1044
101. Chauncey Billups 1043
  Walt Bellamy* 1043
103. Danny Ainge 1042
104. Boris Diaw 1041
  Ron Boone 1041
106. LeBron James 1040
  Oscar Robertson* 1040
108. Zach Randolph 1036
109. Tyson Chandler 1033
  Walter Davis 1033
111. Chet Walker* 1032
112. Gail Goodrich* 1031
113. Joe Smith 1030
114. Mike Miller 1027
115. Grant Hill 1026
  Reggie Theus 1026
117. Maurice Lucas 1021
118. Rick Barry* 1020
119. Joe Dumars* 1018
120. Tayshaun Prince 1017
  Kyle Korver 1017
122. Antonio McDyess 1015
123. Jermaine O'Neal 1011
124. Ron Harper 1009
125. Nazr Mohammed 1005
126. Grant Long 1003
127. Sam Lacey 1002
  Calvin Murphy* 1002
129. Mike Bibby 1001
  Stacey Augmon 1001
131. Glen Rice 1000
132. Hedo Turkoglu 997
133. Dolph Schayes* 996
134. Sam Mitchell 994
135. Sam Cassell 993
  T.R. Dunn 993
137. Alvan Adams 988
138. David Robinson* 987
  Erick Dampier 987
  Antoine Carr 987
141. Chris Mullin* 986
142. LaSalle Thompson 985
143. Metta World Peace 984
  Vinnie Johnson 984
  Wes Unseld* 984
  Wayne Cooper 984
147. Hersey Hawkins 983
148. Al Harrington 981
149. Rolando Blackman 980
150. Isiah Thomas* 979
151. Shane Battier 977
152. Mitch Richmond* 976
  Randy Smith 976
154. Mike Dunleavy 975
155. Manu Ginobili 974
156. Marcus Camby 973
157. Dick Barnett 971
  Kevin McHale* 971
159. Jerry Stackhouse 970
160. Ricky Pierce 969
161. Kendall Gill 966
  Don Buse 966
163. Joe Kleine 965
164. Dick Snyder 964
  Nate Thurmond* 964
166. Bill Cartwright 963
  Fred Brown 963
  Bill Russell* 963
169. Lamar Odom 961
  Brad Davis 961
171. Carmelo Anthony 960
  Louie Dampier* 960
173. Bob Lanier* 959
174. James Donaldson 957
  Donyell Marshall 957
  Sleepy Floyd 957
177. Andre Iguodala 956
178. Adrian Dantley* 955
  Dan Majerle 955
180. Eddie Jones 954
181. Alton Lister 953
182. Sedale Threatt 951
183. Bailey Howell* 950
184. David Wesley 949
185. Mark Olberding 946
  Rickey Green 946
187. Chuck Person 943
  Brian Shaw 943
189. Steve Smith 942
190. Bobby Jones 941
191. Mike Gminski 938
  Tracy McGrady 938
193. Zaza Pachulia 937
  David West 937
  Lindsey Hunter 937
  Derrick McKey 937
197. Mychal Thompson 935
198. Dwight Howard 933
199. Jerry West* 932
200. Rick Fox 930
  Dave Robisch 930
202. Tom Van Arsdale 929
  Armen Gilliam 929
204. John Lucas 928
  Thurl Bailey 928
206. Earl Monroe* 926
  Bill Bridges 926
  James Worthy* 926
209. Bob Cousy* 924
210. Jalen Rose 923
  Mark Aguirre 923
212. Dick Van Arsdale 921
  Richard Hamilton 921
214. Larry Nance 920
215. Robert Reid 919
216. Danny Ferry 917
217. Tom Sanders* 916
218. Clarence Weatherspoon 915
219. Bo Outlaw 914
  Allen Iverson* 914
221. Latrell Sprewell 913
222. Brent Barry 912
223. Dennis Rodman* 911
224. Steve Kerr 910
225. Matt Barnes 909
226. Scott Wedman 906
  Magic Johnson* 906
228. Dwyane Wade 905
  Jeff Malone 905
  Red Kerr 905
231. Mickey Johnson 904
  George Johnson 904
233. Antonio Davis 903
234. Dave Bing* 901
235. Gerald Wilkins 900
236. Larry Bird* 897
237. John Salmons 895
238. Antoine Walker 893
  Vern Fleming 893
  Chris Bosh 893
  John Long 893
242. Guy Rodgers* 892
243. Dave Corzine 891
  Josh Smith 891
245. Lou Hudson 890
246. Zelmo Beaty* 889
  Nick Collison 889
  Mookie Blaylock 889
  Muggsy Bogues 889
250. Hot Rod Williams 887

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player G
1. Robert Parish* 1611
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1560
3. John Stockton* 1504
4. Karl Malone* 1476
5. Kevin Garnett 1462
6. Kevin Willis 1424
7. Tim Duncan 1392
8. Jason Kidd 1391
9. Reggie Miller* 1389
10. Clifford Robinson 1380
11. Dirk Nowitzki 1372
12. Kobe Bryant 1346
13. Gary Payton* 1335
14. Jason Terry 1334
15. Paul Pierce 1331
16. Moses Malone* 1329
17. Vince Carter 1326
18. Buck Williams 1307
19. Andre Miller 1304
20. Elvin Hayes* 1303
21. Ray Allen 1300
22. Mark Jackson 1296
23. Derek Fisher 1287
24. Sam Perkins 1286
25. Charles Oakley 1282
26. A.C. Green 1278
27. Terry Porter 1274
28. John Havlicek* 1270
29. Otis Thorpe 1257
30. Paul Silas 1254
31. Hakeem Olajuwon* 1238
32. Steve Nash 1217
33. Dale Ellis 1209
34. Juwan Howard 1208
35. Shaquille O'Neal* 1207
36. Joe Johnson 1201
37. Eddie Johnson 1199
  Derek Harper 1199
39. Dikembe Mutombo* 1196
40. Alex English* 1193
41. Terry Cummings 1183
  Patrick Ewing* 1183
43. Scottie Pippen* 1178
44. James Edwards 1168
45. Horace Grant 1165
46. Shawn Marion 1163
47. Jamal Crawford 1159
  Johnny Newman 1159
49. Tree Rollins 1156
50. Jerome Kersey 1153
51. Michael Cage 1140
52. Richard Jefferson 1138
  Danny Schayes 1138
54. Detlef Schrempf 1136
55. Vlade Divac 1134
56. Tony Parker 1125
57. Hal Greer* 1122
58. Rick Mahorn 1117
59. Kurt Thomas 1110
60. Rasheed Wallace 1109
61. Jack Sikma 1107
  Robert Horry 1107
  Tom Chambers 1107
64. Michael Finley 1103
65. Herb Williams 1102
66. Maurice Cheeks 1101
67. Dennis Johnson* 1100
68. Pau Gasol 1096
69. Dale Davis 1094
  Rod Strickland 1094
71. Mark West 1090
72. P.J. Brown 1089
73. Ben Wallace 1088
74. Clyde Drexler* 1086
75. Antawn Jamison 1083
  Dell Curry 1083
77. Jeff Hornacek 1077
  Lenny Wilkens* 1077
79. Dominique Wilkins* 1074
80. Charles Barkley* 1073
  Byron Scott 1073
82. Michael Jordan* 1072
83. Caldwell Jones 1068
  Bill Laimbeer 1068
85. Tyrone Corbin 1065
86. Olden Polynice 1058
  Elton Brand 1058
88. Johnny Green 1057
89. Avery Johnson 1054
90. Don Nelson* 1053
91. Shawn Kemp 1051
92. Rashard Lewis 1049
93. Leroy Ellis 1048
94. Wilt Chamberlain* 1045
95. Elden Campbell 1044
96. Chauncey Billups 1043
  Walt Bellamy* 1043
98. Danny Ainge 1042
99. Boris Diaw 1041
100. Oscar Robertson* 1040
  LeBron James 1040
102. Zach Randolph 1036
103. Walter Davis 1033
  Tyson Chandler 1033
105. Chet Walker* 1032
106. Gail Goodrich* 1031
107. Joe Smith 1030
108. Mike Miller 1027
109. Reggie Theus 1026
  Grant Hill 1026
111. Joe Dumars* 1018
112. Tayshaun Prince 1017
  Kyle Korver 1017
114. Antonio McDyess 1015
115. Jermaine O'Neal 1011
116. Ron Harper 1009
117. Nazr Mohammed 1005
118. Grant Long 1003
119. Sam Lacey 1002
  Calvin Murphy* 1002
121. Mike Bibby 1001
  Stacey Augmon 1001
123. Glen Rice 1000
124. Hedo Turkoglu 997
125. Dolph Schayes* 996
126. Sam Mitchell 994
127. Sam Cassell 993
  T.R. Dunn 993
129. Alvan Adams 988
130. David Robinson* 987
  Erick Dampier 987
  Antoine Carr 987
133. Chris Mullin* 986
134. LaSalle Thompson 985
135. Metta World Peace 984
  Wayne Cooper 984
  Vinnie Johnson 984
  Wes Unseld* 984
139. Hersey Hawkins 983
140. Al Harrington 981
141. Rolando Blackman 980
142. Isiah Thomas* 979
143. Shane Battier 977
144. Randy Smith 976
  Mitch Richmond* 976
146. Mike Dunleavy 975
147. Manu Ginobili 974
148. Marcus Camby 973
149. Dick Barnett 971
  Kevin McHale* 971
151. Jerry Stackhouse 970
152. Ricky Pierce 969
153. Kendall Gill 966
154. Joe Kleine 965
155. Nate Thurmond* 964
  Dick Snyder 964
157. Bill Cartwright 963
  Fred Brown 963
  Bill Russell* 963
160. Brad Davis 961
  Lamar Odom 961
162. Carmelo Anthony 960
163. Bob Lanier* 959
164. James Donaldson 957
  Sleepy Floyd 957
  Donyell Marshall 957
167. Andre Iguodala 956
168. Dan Majerle 955
  Adrian Dantley* 955
170. Eddie Jones 954
171. Alton Lister 953
172. Sedale Threatt 951
173. Bailey Howell* 950
174. David Wesley 949
175. Rickey Green 946
176. Chuck Person 943
  Brian Shaw 943
178. Steve Smith 942
179. Mike Gminski 938
  Tracy McGrady 938
181. Zaza Pachulia 937
  Lindsey Hunter 937
  Derrick McKey 937
  David West 937
185. Mychal Thompson 935
186. Dwight Howard 933
187. Jerry West* 932
188. Rick Fox 930
189. Tom Van Arsdale 929
  Armen Gilliam 929
191. John Lucas 928
  Thurl Bailey 928
193. Earl Monroe* 926
  Bill Bridges 926
  James Worthy* 926
196. Bob Cousy* 924
197. Jalen Rose 923
  Mark Aguirre 923
199. Dick Van Arsdale 921
  Richard Hamilton 921
201. Larry Nance 920
202. Robert Reid 919
203. Danny Ferry 917
204. Tom Sanders* 916
205. Clarence Weatherspoon 915
206. Bo Outlaw 914
  Allen Iverson* 914
208. Latrell Sprewell 913
209. Brent Barry 912
210. Dennis Rodman* 911
211. Steve Kerr 910
212. Matt Barnes 909
  Artis Gilmore* 909
214. Magic Johnson* 906
  Scott Wedman 906
216. Jeff Malone 905
  Red Kerr 905
  Dwyane Wade 905
219. Mickey Johnson 904
  George Johnson 904
221. Antonio Davis 903
222. Dave Bing* 901
223. Gerald Wilkins 900
224. Larry Bird* 897
225. John Salmons 895
226. Chris Bosh 893
  Vern Fleming 893
  Antoine Walker 893
  John Long 893
230. Guy Rodgers* 892
231. Josh Smith 891
  Dave Corzine 891
233. Lou Hudson 890
234. Muggsy Bogues 889
  Nick Collison 889
  Mookie Blaylock 889
237. Hot Rod Williams 887
238. Chris Dudley 886
  World B. Free 886
  Samuel Dalembert 886
241. Jim Jackson 885
242. Larry Smith 883
  Danny Manning 883
244. Anthony Mason 882
245. Caron Butler 881
246. Kurt Rambis 880
  Nick Van Exel 880
248. Luol Deng 879
  Kirk Hinrich 879
250. Damon Stoudamire 878
  Earl Watson 878

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player G
1. Louie Dampier* 728
2. Byron Beck 694
3. Freddie Lewis 686
4. Gerald Govan 681
5. Ron Boone 662
6. Jim Eakins 652
7. Stew Johnson 647
8. Steve Jones 640
9. Mel Daniels* 628
10. Bob Netolicky 618
11. Roger Brown* 605
12. Cincinnatus Powell 599
13. Red Robbins 586
14. Donnie Freeman 584
15. Wil Jones 566
16. Fatty Taylor 561
17. Bill Keller 556
18. Jimmy Jones 546
19. Walter Simon 541
20. Mack Calvin 533
21. John Beasley 506
22. Bill Melchionni 502
23. Chuck Williams 500
  Dan Issel* 500
25. Billy Paultz 487
  Ralph Simpson 487
27. Bob Warren 486
  Larry Miller 486
29. George Carter 478
30. Willie Wise 475
31. Rich Jones 474
32. Gene Moore 465
  Glen Combs 465
34. Larry Jones 456
35. Lee Davis 453
36. Gene Littles 450
37. Warren Jabali 447
  Warren Davis 447
39. Les Hunter 444
40. Goose Ligon 434
41. Ira Harge 427
42. Trooper Washington 426
43. Dave Robisch 422
44. Artis Gilmore* 420
45. Julius Keye 418
46. Arthur Becker 414
47. Julius Erving* 407
48. Ronald Franz 403
49. Darnell Hillman 395
50. Tom Owens 389
  Mike Gale 389
52. Doug Moe 378
53. Ted McClain 377
54. Larry Brown* 376
55. Marv Roberts 374
56. Charles Williams 372
  Johnny Neumann 372
58. Randy Denton 368
59. George Thompson 364
60. Coby Dietrick 362
61. Darel Carrier 350
62. Joe Hamilton 344
63. Al Smith 337
  Mike Lewis 337
65. Lonnie Wright 335
66. Julian Hammond 329
67. James Silas 328
68. George Irvine 325
69. Ed Manning 324
70. Randolph Mahaffey 321
  Bob Verga 321
72. Zelmo Beaty* 319
73. Don Buse 318
74. John Roche 317
75. Joe Caldwell 314
  George McGinnis 314
  Donald Sidle 314
78. Manny Leaks 311
79. George Lehmann 310
80. Willard Sojourner 309
  George Peeples 309
82. Frank Card 306
  Jeffrey Congdon 306
84. Jimmy O'Brien 303
85. Goo Kennedy 301
86. Wendell Ladner 300
87. Collis Jones 298
88. Rick Mount 283
  Skeeter Swift 283
90. Charles Beasley 281
91. Claude Terry 277
92. Levern Tart 274
93. Brian Taylor 271
94. George Gervin* 269
  Bob Bedell 269
96. Ronald Thomas 264
  Mike Jackson 264
98. Mervin Jackson 262
  Oliver Taylor 262
100. George Stone 259
101. Dave Twardzik 256
102. Sam Smith 255
103. Simmie Hill 252
104. Larry Kenon 249
  Wayne Hightower 249
106. Mike Butler 245
107. Tim Bassett 238
108. Bird Averitt 236
109. Mike Barr 234
  Jackie Moreland 234
111. Swen Nater 233
112. George Karl 231
  Caldwell Jones 231
114. Willie Murrell 228
  John Williamson 228
116. Rick Barry* 226
  Stephen Chubin 226
118. Ollie Darden 223
119. George Adams 215
120. Mike Green 214
  Craig Raymond 214
122. Willie Long 213
  Jim Ard 213
124. Tommie Bowens 211
125. Gary Bradds 210
126. Wayne Chapman 206
  Chuck Terry 206
128. John Brisker 205
129. Bo Lamar 202
130. Andrew Anderson 194
  Larry Cannon 194
132. Maurice McHartley 189
133. Arvesta Kelly 188
134. Mike Barrett 187
  Ron Perry 187
136. Kevin Joyce 180
137. Johnny Baum 179
138. Neil Johnson 178
139. Barry Parkhill 173
140. Skip Thoren 170
  Riney Lochmann 170
142. Billy Shepherd 169
143. Bobby Jones 167
144. Ed Johnson 166
  Maurice Lucas 166
  Gus Gerard 166
147. Travis Grant 165
  Sonny Dove 165
  Jim Chones 165
150. Chico Vaughn 164
  Jan Van Breda Kolff 164
152. John Barnhill 163
  Art Heyman 163
154. Roger Brown 162
155. Bobby Rascoe 159
156. Charlie Scott 157
  Walter Piatkowski 157
  Dennis Wuycik 157
159. Charles Edge 155
  Bernie Williams 155
161. Len Elmore 153
162. Will Frazier 151
  Dave Lattin 151
164. Billy Knight 150
165. Al Cueto 149
166. Leary Lentz 148
  Ben Warley 148
  Patrick McFarland 148
169. John Smith 147
  Rich Niemann 147
171. Bill Bunting 145
  Hank Whitney 145
173. Marvin Barnes 144
174. Mike Pratt 143
175. Dan Anderson 140
176. Tony Jackson 138
177. Bill McGill 137
  Billy Schaeffer 137
179. Willie Somerset 135
  John Fairchild 135
  Jim Caldwell 135
182. Al Skinner 134
  Samuel Robinson 134
184. George Tinsley 133
185. Mel Peterson 132
186. Larry Bunce 129
187. Larry Finch 128
188. Ray Scott 127
189. Moses Malone* 126
190. Jim Jarvis 125
  Bobby Lloyd 125
  Kendall Rhine 125
193. Steven Kramer 124
194. Tom Hoover 123
195. Gary Keller 122
196. Joe DePre 119
197. Connie Hawkins* 117
198. Billy Cunningham* 116
199. Bruce Seals 113
200. Pierre Russell 110
201. Ervin Inniger 109
202. Henry Logan 108
203. William Franklin 107
204. Jay Miller 106
205. Jimmy Rayl 101
206. Jim Bradley 98
207. Tom Thacker 96
208. Grant Simmons 95
  Al Tucker 95
210. Cliff Hagan* 94
211. David Vaughn 93
212. Jimmy Foster 89
213. Jim McDaniels 87
  Jerry Pettway 87
  Roderick McDonald 87
216. Luther Green 85
217. Loyd King 84
  Bud Olsen 84
  Spencer Haywood* 84
  Shaler Halimon 84
  Kim Hughes 84
222. Stephen Vacendak 83
  David Thompson* 83
224. Joe Kennedy 82
  Barry Liebowitz 82
  Tom Workman 82
  Lester Selvage 82
228. Mark Olberding 81
  Jerry Harkness 81
  Jerry Chambers 81
  Paul Ruffner 81
232. Keith Swagerty 80
233. Len Chappell 79
  Marlbert Pradd 79
  George Sutor 79
236. Calvin Fowler 78
  Jesse Branson 78
  Leland Mitchell 78
239. Ronald Taylor 77
  Jim Hadnot 77
  Barry Orms 77
242. Carl Fuller 76
  Joe Hamood 76
  Billy Harris 76
  Scott English 76
  Mel Nowell 76
247. Dennis Hamilton 75
  Bobby Edmonds 75
  Mel Bennett 75
250. M.L. Carr 74
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