NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Minutes Played

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

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player MP
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446
2. Karl Malone* 54852
3. Kevin Garnett 50418
4. Jason Kidd 50111
5. Elvin Hayes* 50000
6. Moses Malone* 49444
7. Kobe Bryant 48637
8. Wilt Chamberlain* 47859
9. John Stockton* 47764
10. Dirk Nowitzki 47648
11. Reggie Miller* 47619
12. Tim Duncan 47368
13. Artis Gilmore* 47134
14. Gary Payton* 47117
15. John Havlicek* 46471
16. Ray Allen 46344
17. Paul Pierce 45751
18. Robert Parish* 45704
19. Julius Erving* 45227
20. Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
21. Oscar Robertson* 43886
22. Clifford Robinson 42561
23. Buck Williams 42464
24. Vince Carter 42221
25. Joe Johnson 42118
26. Shaquille O'Neal* 41918
27. Dan Issel* 41784
28. Scottie Pippen* 41069
29. Michael Jordan* 41011
30. Bill Russell* 40726
31. Patrick Ewing* 40594
32. Jason Terry 40483
33. Charles Oakley 40280
34. Andre Miller 40268
35. Shawn Marion 40097
36. LeBron James 39848
37. Otis Thorpe 39822
38. Hal Greer* 39788
39. Charles Barkley* 39330
40. Mark Jackson 39121
41. Walt Bellamy* 38940
42. Horace Grant 38621
43. Kevin Willis 38362
44. Pau Gasol 38231
45. Rick Barry* 38153
46. Dominique Wilkins* 38113
47. Steve Nash 38069
48. Lenny Wilkens* 38064
49. Alex English* 38063
50. Michael Finley 37996
51. Derek Harper 37786
52. Antawn Jamison 37638
53. Allen Iverson* 37584
54. Clyde Drexler* 37537
55. Jack Sikma 36943
56. Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
57. Juwan Howard 36654
58. Sam Perkins 36598
59. Jerry West* 36571
60. A.C. Green 36552
61. Rasheed Wallace 36243
62. Dennis Johnson* 35954
63. Nate Thurmond* 35881
64. Wes Unseld* 35832
65. George Gervin* 35597
66. Isiah Thomas* 35516
67. Tony Parker 35445
68. Terry Porter 35354
69. Latrell Sprewell 35270
70. Joe Dumars* 35139
71. Jamal Crawford 35099
72. Caldwell Jones 35081
73. Paul Silas 34989
74. Glen Rice 34985
75. Elton Brand 34910
76. Maurice Cheeks 34845
77. Dale Ellis 34778
78. Grant Hill 34776
79. Reggie Theus 34603
80. Larry Bird* 34443
81. Mitch Richmond* 34309
82. David Robinson* 34271
83. Carmelo Anthony 34191
84. Adrian Dantley* 34151
85. Jeff Hornacek 33964
86. Mike Bibby 33962
87. Bill Laimbeer 33956
88. Tom Chambers 33922
89. Terry Cummings 33898
90. Elgin Baylor* 33863
91. Vlade Divac 33838
92. P.J. Brown 33823
93. Rod Strickland 33634
94. Detlef Schrempf 33597
95. Rashard Lewis 33541
96. Gail Goodrich* 33527
97. Chet Walker* 33433
98. Richard Jefferson 33284
99. Magic Johnson* 33245
100. Chauncey Billups 33008
101. Andre Iguodala 32863
102. Eddie Jones 32778
103. Dave Bing* 32769
104. Derek Fisher 32719
105. Eddie Johnson 32604
106. Ron Boone 32391
107. Louie Dampier* 32201
108. Zach Randolph 32189
109. Dwight Howard 32171
110. Chris Mullin* 32163
111. Jerry Lucas* 32131
  Lamar Odom 32131
113. Bob Lanier* 32103
114. Rolando Blackman 32087
115. Ben Wallace 32085
116. Hersey Hawkins 32034
117. Chris Bosh 31936
118. Stephon Marbury 31891
119. Sam Lacey 31873
120. Dick Van Arsdale 31771
121. Dwyane Wade 31724
122. Tayshaun Prince 31576
123. Antoine Walker 31531
124. Randy Smith 31444
125. Metta World Peace 31358
126. Dave DeBusschere* 31202
127. Ron Harper 31199
128. Tiny Archibald* 31159
129. Mookie Blaylock 31026
130. Walt Frazier* 30965
131. Bill Bridges 30878
132. Chris Webber 30847
133. Larry Nance 30697
134. Bob Pettit* 30690
135. Tracy McGrady 30658
136. Bailey Howell* 30627
137. Tim Hardaway 30626
138. Calvin Murphy* 30607
139. Anthony Mason 30605
140. Billy Paultz 30392
141. David Wesley 30272
142. Luol Deng 30237
143. Jerry Stackhouse 30222
144. Dan Majerle 30206
145. Bob Cousy* 30165
146. Byron Scott 30152
147. Kevin McHale* 30118
148. Maurice Lucas 30112
149. Shane Battier 30004
150. James Worthy* 30001
151. Jo Jo White* 29941
152. Sam Cassell 29812
153. Dolph Schayes* 29800
154. Lou Hudson 29794
155. Michael Cage 29716
156. Zelmo Beaty* 29676
157. Jeff Malone 29660
158. Earl Monroe* 29636
159. Dale Davis 29606
160. Dave Cowens* 29565
161. Richard Hamilton 29559
162. Bob Dandridge 29502
163. Kendall Gill 29481
164. Bernard King* 29417
165. Spencer Haywood* 29408
166. Shawn Kemp 29293
167. Jason Richardson 29241
168. Damon Stoudamire 29106
169. Jim Jackson 29067
170. Josh Smith 28988
171. Nick Van Exel 28969
172. Tyson Chandler 28967
173. Chuck Person 28941
174. Dick Barnett 28937
175. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
176. Walter Davis 28859
177. Steve Smith 28855
178. Dennis Rodman* 28839
179. Chris Paul 28837
180. Marcus Camby 28684
181. Tom Van Arsdale 28682
182. Guy Rodgers* 28663
183. Baron Davis 28592
184. Grant Long 28514
185. Herb Williams 28484
186. Johnny Newman 28435
187. James Edwards 28356
188. Caron Butler 28333
189. Bob McAdoo* 28327
190. Allan Houston 28311
191. Deron Williams 28211
192. George McGinnis 28179
193. Boris Diaw 28121
194. Jerome Kersey 28115
195. Antonio McDyess 28053
196. Al Harrington 28009
197. Monta Ellis 27949
198. Jalen Rose 27925
199. Red Kerr 27784
200. David West 27775
201. Mychal Thompson 27764
202. Danny Ainge 27755
203. Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
204. Mark Aguirre 27730
205. Mike Miller 27685
206. Tyrone Corbin 27657
207. Cuttino Mobley 27618
208. Leroy Ellis 27520
209. Bill Cartwright 27491
210. Richie Guerin* 27449
211. Stephen Jackson 27398
212. Jermaine O'Neal 27364
213. Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
214. Norm Nixon 27250
215. Derrick McKey 27229
216. Alvan Adams 27203
217. Kurt Thomas 27160
218. Robert Horry 27069
219. Joe Smith 27022
220. Kirk Hinrich 27015
221. Peja Stojakovic 26966
222. Mike Dunleavy 26942
223. Carlos Boozer 26901
224. World B. Free 26893
225. Billy Cunningham* 26844
226. Rudy Gay 26815
227. Hedo Turkoglu 26695
228. Avery Johnson 26615
229. Kyle Korver 26552
230. LaMarcus Aldridge 26427
231. Armen Gilliam 26421
232. Sleepy Floyd 26383
233. Hot Rod Williams 26327
234. Raymond Felton 26259
235. Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
236. James Donaldson 26222
237. Don Buse 26180
238. Norm Van Lier 26171
239. Jack Twyman* 26147
240. Antonio Davis 26084
  Gerald Wilkins 26084
242. Doug Christie 26079
243. Alonzo Mourning* 25975
244. Scott Wedman 25927
245. Derrick Coleman 25903
246. Kenny Anderson 25868
247. Rick Mahorn 25779
248. Elden Campbell 25776
249. Sidney Wicks 25762
250. Christian Laettner 25760

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player MP
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446
2. Karl Malone* 54852
3. Kevin Garnett 50418
4. Jason Kidd 50111
5. Elvin Hayes* 50000
6. Kobe Bryant 48637
7. Wilt Chamberlain* 47859
8. John Stockton* 47764
9. Dirk Nowitzki 47648
10. Reggie Miller* 47619
11. Tim Duncan 47368
12. Gary Payton* 47117
13. John Havlicek* 46471
14. Ray Allen 46344
15. Paul Pierce 45751
16. Robert Parish* 45704
17. Moses Malone* 45071
18. Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
19. Oscar Robertson* 43886
20. Clifford Robinson 42561
21. Buck Williams 42464
22. Vince Carter 42221
23. Joe Johnson 42118
24. Shaquille O'Neal* 41918
25. Scottie Pippen* 41069
26. Michael Jordan* 41011
27. Bill Russell* 40726
28. Patrick Ewing* 40594
29. Jason Terry 40483
30. Charles Oakley 40280
31. Andre Miller 40268
32. Shawn Marion 40097
33. LeBron James 39848
34. Otis Thorpe 39822
35. Hal Greer* 39788
36. Charles Barkley* 39330
37. Mark Jackson 39121
38. Walt Bellamy* 38940
39. Horace Grant 38621
40. Kevin Willis 38362
41. Pau Gasol 38231
42. Dominique Wilkins* 38113
43. Steve Nash 38069
44. Lenny Wilkens* 38064
45. Alex English* 38063
46. Michael Finley 37996
47. Derek Harper 37786
48. Antawn Jamison 37638
49. Allen Iverson* 37584
50. Clyde Drexler* 37537
51. Jack Sikma 36943
52. Dikembe Mutombo* 36791
53. Juwan Howard 36654
54. Sam Perkins 36598
55. Jerry West* 36571
56. A.C. Green 36552
57. Rasheed Wallace 36243
58. Dennis Johnson* 35954
59. Nate Thurmond* 35881
60. Wes Unseld* 35832
61. Isiah Thomas* 35516
62. Tony Parker 35445
63. Terry Porter 35354
64. Latrell Sprewell 35270
65. Joe Dumars* 35139
66. Jamal Crawford 35099
67. Paul Silas 34989
68. Glen Rice 34985
69. Elton Brand 34910
70. Maurice Cheeks 34845
71. Dale Ellis 34778
72. Grant Hill 34776
73. Reggie Theus 34603
74. Larry Bird* 34443
75. Mitch Richmond* 34309
76. David Robinson* 34271
77. Carmelo Anthony 34191
78. Adrian Dantley* 34151
79. Jeff Hornacek 33964
80. Mike Bibby 33962
81. Bill Laimbeer 33956
82. Tom Chambers 33922
83. Terry Cummings 33898
84. Elgin Baylor* 33863
85. Vlade Divac 33838
86. P.J. Brown 33823
87. Rod Strickland 33634
88. Detlef Schrempf 33597
89. Rashard Lewis 33541
90. Gail Goodrich* 33527
91. Chet Walker* 33433
92. Richard Jefferson 33284
93. Magic Johnson* 33245
94. Chauncey Billups 33008
95. Andre Iguodala 32863
96. Eddie Jones 32778
97. Dave Bing* 32769
98. Derek Fisher 32719
99. Eddie Johnson 32604
100. Zach Randolph 32189
101. Dwight Howard 32171
102. Chris Mullin* 32163
103. Jerry Lucas* 32131
  Lamar Odom 32131
105. Bob Lanier* 32103
106. Rolando Blackman 32087
107. Ben Wallace 32085
108. Hersey Hawkins 32034
109. Chris Bosh 31936
110. Stephon Marbury 31891
111. Sam Lacey 31873
112. Dick Van Arsdale 31771
113. Dwyane Wade 31724
114. Tayshaun Prince 31576
115. Antoine Walker 31531
116. Randy Smith 31444
117. Metta World Peace 31358
118. Dave DeBusschere* 31202
119. Ron Harper 31199
120. Tiny Archibald* 31159
121. Mookie Blaylock 31026
122. Walt Frazier* 30965
123. Bill Bridges 30878
124. Chris Webber 30847
125. Larry Nance 30697
126. Bob Pettit* 30690
127. Tracy McGrady 30658
128. Bailey Howell* 30627
129. Tim Hardaway 30626
130. Calvin Murphy* 30607
131. Anthony Mason 30605
132. David Wesley 30272
133. Luol Deng 30237
134. Jerry Stackhouse 30222
135. Dan Majerle 30206
136. Bob Cousy* 30165
137. Byron Scott 30152
138. Kevin McHale* 30118
139. Shane Battier 30004
140. James Worthy* 30001
141. Jo Jo White* 29941
142. Sam Cassell 29812
143. Dolph Schayes* 29800
144. Lou Hudson 29794
145. Michael Cage 29716
146. Artis Gilmore* 29685
147. Jeff Malone 29660
148. Earl Monroe* 29636
149. Dale Davis 29606
150. Dave Cowens* 29565
151. Richard Hamilton 29559
152. Bob Dandridge 29502
153. Kendall Gill 29481
154. Bernard King* 29417
155. Shawn Kemp 29293
156. Jason Richardson 29241
157. Damon Stoudamire 29106
158. Jim Jackson 29067
159. Josh Smith 28988
160. Nick Van Exel 28969
161. Tyson Chandler 28967
162. Chuck Person 28941
163. Dick Barnett 28937
164. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
165. Walter Davis 28859
166. Steve Smith 28855
167. Dennis Rodman* 28839
168. Chris Paul 28837
169. Rick Barry* 28825
170. Marcus Camby 28684
171. Tom Van Arsdale 28682
172. Julius Erving* 28677
173. Guy Rodgers* 28663
174. Baron Davis 28592
175. Grant Long 28514
176. Herb Williams 28484
177. Johnny Newman 28435
178. James Edwards 28356
179. Caron Butler 28333
180. Bob McAdoo* 28327
181. Allan Houston 28311
182. Deron Williams 28211
183. Boris Diaw 28121
184. Jerome Kersey 28115
185. Antonio McDyess 28053
186. Al Harrington 28009
187. Monta Ellis 27949
188. Jalen Rose 27925
189. Red Kerr 27784
190. David West 27775
191. Mychal Thompson 27764
192. Danny Ainge 27755
193. Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
194. Mark Aguirre 27730
195. Mike Miller 27685
196. Tyrone Corbin 27657
197. Cuttino Mobley 27618
198. Leroy Ellis 27520
199. Bill Cartwright 27491
200. Richie Guerin* 27449
201. Stephen Jackson 27398
202. Jermaine O'Neal 27364
203. Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
204. Norm Nixon 27250
205. Derrick McKey 27229
206. Alvan Adams 27203
207. Kurt Thomas 27160
208. Robert Horry 27069
209. Joe Smith 27022
210. Kirk Hinrich 27015
211. Peja Stojakovic 26966
212. Mike Dunleavy 26942
213. Carlos Boozer 26901
214. World B. Free 26893
215. Rudy Gay 26815
216. Hedo Turkoglu 26695
217. Avery Johnson 26615
218. Kyle Korver 26552
219. George Gervin* 26536
220. Caldwell Jones 26474
221. LaMarcus Aldridge 26427
222. Armen Gilliam 26421
223. Sleepy Floyd 26383
224. Hot Rod Williams 26327
225. Raymond Felton 26259
226. Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
227. James Donaldson 26222
228. Norm Van Lier 26171
229. Jack Twyman* 26147
230. Antonio Davis 26084
  Gerald Wilkins 26084
232. Doug Christie 26079
233. Alonzo Mourning* 25975
234. Scott Wedman 25927
235. Derrick Coleman 25903
236. Kenny Anderson 25868
237. Rick Mahorn 25779
238. Elden Campbell 25776
239. Sidney Wicks 25762
240. Christian Laettner 25760
241. Jerry Sloan* 25750
242. Vin Baker 25737
243. Rudy Tomjanovich 25714
244. Larry Johnson 25685
245. John Johnson 25681
246. Dick Snyder 25676
247. Kevin Durant 25652
248. Gus Williams 25645
249. Spencer Haywood* 25600
250. John Lucas 25556

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player MP
1. Louie Dampier* 27770
2. Freddie Lewis 24038
3. Gerald Govan 22925
4. Mel Daniels* 22340
5. Ron Boone 21596
6. Roger Brown* 21454
7. Jimmy Jones 20873
8. Bob Netolicky 20554
9. Steve Jones 20209
10. Donnie Freeman 19546
11. Dan Issel* 19442
12. Stew Johnson 19201
13. Red Robbins 18745
14. Byron Beck 18717
15. Cincinnatus Powell 18636
16. Mack Calvin 18267
17. Wil Jones 17511
18. Artis Gilmore* 17449
19. Jim Eakins 17279
20. Willie Wise 17025
21. Billy Paultz 16762
22. Larry Jones 16721
23. Julius Erving* 16550
24. George Carter 16229
25. Fatty Taylor 16158
26. Rich Jones 16114
27. Ralph Simpson 15643
28. Bill Melchionni 15337
29. Glen Combs 15275
30. Warren Jabali 15264
31. Chuck Williams 15025
32. Larry Miller 14941
33. Goose Ligon 14560
34. Walter Simon 14053
35. John Beasley 13947
36. Julius Keye 13676
37. Bill Keller 13609
38. Trooper Washington 13235
39. Ira Harge 13160
40. Warren Davis 13090
41. Darel Carrier 12338
42. Dave Robisch 12224
43. Doug Moe 12081
44. George Thompson 12048
45. George McGinnis 11985
46. Gene Moore 11780
47. Les Hunter 11773
48. James Silas 11730
49. Charles Williams 11444
50. Joe Caldwell 11387
51. Zelmo Beaty* 11328
52. Gene Littles 11310
53. Larry Brown* 11309
54. Darnell Hillman 11015
55. Arthur Becker 10554
56. Bob Verga 10538
57. Mike Lewis 10118
58. Ronald Franz 9912
59. Bob Warren 9908
60. Randolph Mahaffey 9589
61. Randy Denton 9484
62. Mike Gale 9456
63. Tom Owens 9365
64. Johnny Neumann 9332
65. Rick Barry* 9328
66. Levern Tart 9272
67. John Roche 9259
68. Manny Leaks 9232
69. Ted McClain 9196
70. Don Buse 9110
71. Joe Hamilton 9098
72. George Lehmann 9077
73. George Gervin* 9061
74. Larry Kenon 8993
75. Al Smith 8971
76. Brian Taylor 8887
77. Lonnie Wright 8707
78. Caldwell Jones 8607
79. Donald Sidle 8588
80. Wayne Hightower 8234
81. Julian Hammond 8039
82. Wendell Ladner 7883
83. Lee Davis 7805
84. Marv Roberts 7534
85. Jackie Moreland 7367
86. Charles Beasley 7347
87. John Brisker 7327
88. Coby Dietrick 7046
89. George Stone 6953
90. George Peeples 6935
91. Frank Card 6901
92. Mervin Jackson 6890
93. Swen Nater 6878
94. Bo Lamar 6871
95. Skeeter Swift 6839
96. Willie Murrell 6747
97. Goo Kennedy 6505
98. George Irvine 6451
99. John Williamson 6391
100. Rick Mount 6386
101. Dave Twardzik 6320
102. Sam Smith 6303
103. Jeffrey Congdon 6283
104. Charlie Scott 6246
105. Collis Jones 6231
106. Ed Manning 6221
107. Oliver Taylor 6148
  Jimmy O'Brien 6148
109. Bird Averitt 5942
110. Mike Green 5924
111. Mike Jackson 5918
112. Simmie Hill 5839
113. Larry Cannon 5797
114. Tim Bassett 5642
115. Stephen Chubin 5596
116. Marvin Barnes 5563
117. Chico Vaughn 5560
118. Bobby Jones 5551
119. Willie Somerset 5452
120. Billy Knight 5334
121. Maurice Lucas 5325
122. Maurice McHartley 5315
123. Mike Barrett 5300
124. Art Heyman 5227
125. Mike Barr 5117
126. Willie Long 5033
127. Ron Perry 5032
128. Connie Hawkins* 4998
129. Ed Johnson 4899
130. Skip Thoren 4868
131. Gary Bradds 4861
132. Ollie Darden 4811
133. Andrew Anderson 4786
134. Kevin Joyce 4731
135. Willard Sojourner 4714
136. Sonny Dove 4573
137. Mike Butler 4554
138. Jim Chones 4540
139. Craig Raymond 4515
140. Bob Bedell 4477
141. Billy Cunningham* 4438
142. Gus Gerard 4429
143. Moses Malone* 4373
144. George Karl 4168
145. Neil Johnson 4154
146. Travis Grant 4150
147. Tony Jackson 4091
148. Dan Anderson 4025
149. Len Elmore 4005
150. George Adams 3903
151. Arvesta Kelly 3895
152. John Barnhill 3871
153. Spencer Haywood* 3808
154. Ben Warley 3648
155. Leary Lentz 3633
156. Jan Van Breda Kolff 3617
157. Claude Terry 3592
158. Tommie Bowens 3590
159. Will Frazier 3495
160. John Smith 3362
161. Wayne Chapman 3294
162. Ronald Thomas 3292
163. Chuck Terry 3249
164. Bernie Williams 3231
165. Walter Piatkowski 3149
166. Billy Shepherd 3121
167. Barry Parkhill 3116
168. David Thompson* 3101
169. Jim Ard 3100
170. Charles Edge 3090
171. Jim Caldwell 3078
172. Larry Bunce 3070
173. Larry Finch 3042
174. Hank Whitney 3032
175. Tom Hoover 3007
176. Jim Hadnot 3004
177. Dave Lattin 2913
178. Bobby Rascoe 2887
179. Samuel Robinson 2858
180. Al Skinner 2855
181. Johnny Baum 2841
182. Jimmy Rayl 2760
183. Kendall Rhine 2668
184. Rich Niemann 2632
185. David Vaughn 2593
186. Bill McGill 2590
187. Jim McDaniels 2537
188. Grant Simmons 2516
189. Ervin Inniger 2477
  Keith Swagerty 2477
191. Lester Selvage 2449
192. Henry Logan 2410
193. Ray Scott 2370
194. Bobby Lloyd 2353
195. Mel Peterson 2351
196. Cliff Hagan* 2343
197. Steven Kramer 2288
198. Joe DePre 2281
199. Al Cueto 2239
200. Riney Lochmann 2205
201. Mel Bennett 2193
202. Ticky Burden 2181
203. M.L. Carr 2174
204. Barry Liebowitz 2168
205. Kim Hughes 2162
206. Al Tucker 2130
207. John Fairchild 2106
208. Mike Pratt 2102
209. Barry Orms 2091
210. Mark Olberding 2055
211. Patrick McFarland 1977
212. Bill Bunting 1939
213. Jim Bradley 1913
214. Jesse Branson 1892
215. Darrell Elston 1869
216. George Tinsley 1864
217. Roger Brown 1860
218. Joe Hamood 1839
219. Jerry Pettway 1836
220. Stephen Vacendak 1835
221. Billy Schaeffer 1788
222. Dewitt Menyard 1756
223. Jim Jarvis 1729
  Bruce Seals 1729
225. Gary Keller 1714
226. Hal Hale 1706
227. Dennis Wuycik 1684
228. Bruce Spraggins 1590
229. Bobby Wilson 1562
230. Mel Nowell 1555
231. Don Carlos 1527
232. Jerry Harkness 1513
233. George Johnson 1477
234. Don Chaney 1475
235. Jerry Chambers 1464
236. Tom Thacker 1454
237. Willie Porter 1442
238. Len Chappell 1403
239. Dennis Grey 1391
240. Joe Kennedy 1382
241. Bud Olsen 1375
242. Scott English 1364
243. Craig Dill 1354
244. Bobby Edmonds 1350
245. Dennis Hamilton 1342
246. Wali Jones 1339
247. Lloyd Batts 1317
248. Guy Manning 1274
249. Ronnie Robinson 1272
250. William Franklin 1264
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