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. Reggie Miller* 47619
11. Tim Duncan 47368
12. Dirk Nowitzki 47249
13. Artis Gilmore* 47134
14. Gary Payton* 47117
15. John Havlicek* 46471
16. Ray Allen 46344
17. Robert Parish* 45704
18. Paul Pierce 45603
19. Julius Erving* 45227
20. Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
21. Oscar Robertson* 43886
22. Clifford Robinson 42561
23. Buck Williams 42464
24. Shaquille O'Neal* 41918
25. Dan Issel* 41784
26. Vince Carter 41336
27. Joe Johnson 41186
28. Scottie Pippen* 41069
29. Michael Jordan* 41011
30. Bill Russell* 40726
31. Patrick Ewing* 40594
32. Charles Oakley 40280
33. Andre Miller 40268
34. Shawn Marion 40097
35. Jason Terry 39855
36. Otis Thorpe 39822
37. Hal Greer* 39788
38. Charles Barkley* 39330
39. Mark Jackson 39121
40. Walt Bellamy* 38940
41. Horace Grant 38621
42. LeBron James 38478
43. Kevin Willis 38362
44. Rick Barry* 38153
45. Dominique Wilkins* 38113
46. Steve Nash 38069
47. Lenny Wilkens* 38064
48. Alex English* 38063
49. Michael Finley 37996
50. Derek Harper 37786
51. Antawn Jamison 37638
52. Allen Iverson* 37584
53. Clyde Drexler* 37537
54. Pau Gasol 37202
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. Terry Porter 35354
68. Latrell Sprewell 35270
69. Joe Dumars* 35139
70. Caldwell Jones 35081
71. Paul Silas 34989
72. Glen Rice 34985
73. Elton Brand 34910
74. Maurice Cheeks 34845
75. Dale Ellis 34778
76. Grant Hill 34776
77. Tony Parker 34618
78. Reggie Theus 34603
79. Larry Bird* 34443
80. Mitch Richmond* 34309
81. David Robinson* 34271
82. Adrian Dantley* 34151
83. Jamal Crawford 33967
84. Jeff Hornacek 33964
85. Mike Bibby 33962
86. Bill Laimbeer 33956
87. Tom Chambers 33922
88. Terry Cummings 33898
89. Elgin Baylor* 33863
90. Vlade Divac 33838
91. P.J. Brown 33823
92. Rod Strickland 33634
93. Detlef Schrempf 33597
94. Rashard Lewis 33541
95. Gail Goodrich* 33527
96. Chet Walker* 33433
97. Magic Johnson* 33245
98. Chauncey Billups 33008
99. Carmelo Anthony 32796
100. Eddie Jones 32778
101. Dave Bing* 32769
102. Derek Fisher 32719
103. Eddie Johnson 32604
104. Richard Jefferson 32516
105. Ron Boone 32391
106. Louie Dampier* 32201
107. Chris Mullin* 32163
108. Jerry Lucas* 32131
  Lamar Odom 32131
110. Bob Lanier* 32103
111. Rolando Blackman 32087
112. Ben Wallace 32085
113. Hersey Hawkins 32034
114. Chris Bosh 31936
115. Stephon Marbury 31891
116. Sam Lacey 31873
117. Andre Iguodala 31836
118. Dick Van Arsdale 31771
119. Tayshaun Prince 31576
120. Antoine Walker 31531
121. Randy Smith 31444
122. Zach Randolph 31322
123. Metta World Peace 31280
124. Dave DeBusschere* 31202
125. Ron Harper 31199
126. Tiny Archibald* 31159
127. Dwight Howard 31092
128. Mookie Blaylock 31026
129. Walt Frazier* 30965
130. Bill Bridges 30878
131. Chris Webber 30847
132. Larry Nance 30697
133. Bob Pettit* 30690
134. Tracy McGrady 30658
135. Bailey Howell* 30627
136. Tim Hardaway 30626
137. Calvin Murphy* 30607
138. Anthony Mason 30605
139. Dwyane Wade 30560
140. Billy Paultz 30392
141. David Wesley 30272
142. Jerry Stackhouse 30222
143. Dan Majerle 30206
144. Bob Cousy* 30165
145. Byron Scott 30152
146. Kevin McHale* 30118
147. Maurice Lucas 30112
148. Shane Battier 30004
149. James Worthy* 30001
150. Jo Jo White* 29941
151. Sam Cassell 29812
152. Dolph Schayes* 29800
153. Lou Hudson 29794
154. Michael Cage 29716
155. Zelmo Beaty* 29676
156. Jeff Malone 29660
157. Earl Monroe* 29636
158. Dale Davis 29606
159. Dave Cowens* 29565
160. Richard Hamilton 29559
161. Bob Dandridge 29502
162. Kendall Gill 29481
163. Bernard King* 29417
164. Spencer Haywood* 29408
165. Shawn Kemp 29293
166. Jason Richardson 29241
167. Damon Stoudamire 29106
168. Jim Jackson 29067
169. Luol Deng 29050
170. Josh Smith 28988
171. Nick Van Exel 28969
172. Chuck Person 28941
173. Dick Barnett 28937
174. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
175. Walter Davis 28859
176. Steve Smith 28855
177. Dennis Rodman* 28839
178. Marcus Camby 28684
179. Tom Van Arsdale 28682
180. Guy Rodgers* 28663
181. Baron Davis 28592
182. Grant Long 28514
183. Herb Williams 28484
184. Johnny Newman 28435
185. James Edwards 28356
186. Caron Butler 28333
187. Bob McAdoo* 28327
188. Allan Houston 28311
189. George McGinnis 28179
190. Jerome Kersey 28115
191. Tyson Chandler 28074
192. Antonio McDyess 28053
193. Al Harrington 28009
194. Jalen Rose 27925
195. Red Kerr 27784
196. Mychal Thompson 27764
197. Danny Ainge 27755
198. Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
199. Mark Aguirre 27730
200. Chris Paul 27725
201. Mike Miller 27661
202. Tyrone Corbin 27657
203. Cuttino Mobley 27618
204. Leroy Ellis 27520
205. Bill Cartwright 27491
206. Boris Diaw 27485
207. Richie Guerin* 27449
208. Stephen Jackson 27398
209. Jermaine O'Neal 27364
210. David West 27291
211. Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
212. Norm Nixon 27250
213. Derrick McKey 27229
214. Deron Williams 27208
215. Alvan Adams 27203
216. Kurt Thomas 27160
217. Robert Horry 27069
218. Joe Smith 27022
219. Kirk Hinrich 27015
220. Monta Ellis 27013
221. Peja Stojakovic 26966
222. Carlos Boozer 26901
223. World B. Free 26893
224. Billy Cunningham* 26844
225. Hedo Turkoglu 26695
226. Avery Johnson 26615
227. Mike Dunleavy 26499
228. Armen Gilliam 26421
229. Sleepy Floyd 26383
230. Hot Rod Williams 26327
231. Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
232. James Donaldson 26222
233. Don Buse 26180
234. Norm Van Lier 26171
235. Jack Twyman* 26147
236. Antonio Davis 26084
  Gerald Wilkins 26084
238. Doug Christie 26079
239. Alonzo Mourning* 25975
240. Scott Wedman 25927
241. Derrick Coleman 25903
242. Kenny Anderson 25868
243. Rudy Gay 25802
244. Rick Mahorn 25779
245. Elden Campbell 25776
246. Sidney Wicks 25762
247. Christian Laettner 25760
248. Jerry Sloan* 25750
249. Vin Baker 25737
250. Bobby Jones 25728

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. Reggie Miller* 47619
10. Tim Duncan 47368
11. Dirk Nowitzki 47249
12. Gary Payton* 47117
13. John Havlicek* 46471
14. Ray Allen 46344
15. Robert Parish* 45704
16. Paul Pierce 45603
17. Moses Malone* 45071
18. Hakeem Olajuwon* 44222
19. Oscar Robertson* 43886
20. Clifford Robinson 42561
21. Buck Williams 42464
22. Shaquille O'Neal* 41918
23. Vince Carter 41336
24. Joe Johnson 41186
25. Scottie Pippen* 41069
26. Michael Jordan* 41011
27. Bill Russell* 40726
28. Patrick Ewing* 40594
29. Charles Oakley 40280
30. Andre Miller 40268
31. Shawn Marion 40097
32. Jason Terry 39855
33. Otis Thorpe 39822
34. Hal Greer* 39788
35. Charles Barkley* 39330
36. Mark Jackson 39121
37. Walt Bellamy* 38940
38. Horace Grant 38621
39. LeBron James 38478
40. Kevin Willis 38362
41. Dominique Wilkins* 38113
42. Steve Nash 38069
43. Lenny Wilkens* 38064
44. Alex English* 38063
45. Michael Finley 37996
46. Derek Harper 37786
47. Antawn Jamison 37638
48. Allen Iverson* 37584
49. Clyde Drexler* 37537
50. Pau Gasol 37202
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. Terry Porter 35354
63. Latrell Sprewell 35270
64. Joe Dumars* 35139
65. Paul Silas 34989
66. Glen Rice 34985
67. Elton Brand 34910
68. Maurice Cheeks 34845
69. Dale Ellis 34778
70. Grant Hill 34776
71. Tony Parker 34618
72. Reggie Theus 34603
73. Larry Bird* 34443
74. Mitch Richmond* 34309
75. David Robinson* 34271
76. Adrian Dantley* 34151
77. Jamal Crawford 33967
78. Jeff Hornacek 33964
79. Mike Bibby 33962
80. Bill Laimbeer 33956
81. Tom Chambers 33922
82. Terry Cummings 33898
83. Elgin Baylor* 33863
84. Vlade Divac 33838
85. P.J. Brown 33823
86. Rod Strickland 33634
87. Detlef Schrempf 33597
88. Rashard Lewis 33541
89. Gail Goodrich* 33527
90. Chet Walker* 33433
91. Magic Johnson* 33245
92. Chauncey Billups 33008
93. Carmelo Anthony 32796
94. Eddie Jones 32778
95. Dave Bing* 32769
96. Derek Fisher 32719
97. Eddie Johnson 32604
98. Richard Jefferson 32516
99. Chris Mullin* 32163
100. Jerry Lucas* 32131
  Lamar Odom 32131
102. Bob Lanier* 32103
103. Rolando Blackman 32087
104. Ben Wallace 32085
105. Hersey Hawkins 32034
106. Chris Bosh 31936
107. Stephon Marbury 31891
108. Sam Lacey 31873
109. Andre Iguodala 31836
110. Dick Van Arsdale 31771
111. Tayshaun Prince 31576
112. Antoine Walker 31531
113. Randy Smith 31444
114. Zach Randolph 31322
115. Metta World Peace 31280
116. Dave DeBusschere* 31202
117. Ron Harper 31199
118. Tiny Archibald* 31159
119. Dwight Howard 31092
120. Mookie Blaylock 31026
121. Walt Frazier* 30965
122. Bill Bridges 30878
123. Chris Webber 30847
124. Larry Nance 30697
125. Bob Pettit* 30690
126. Tracy McGrady 30658
127. Bailey Howell* 30627
128. Tim Hardaway 30626
129. Calvin Murphy* 30607
130. Anthony Mason 30605
131. Dwyane Wade 30560
132. David Wesley 30272
133. Jerry Stackhouse 30222
134. Dan Majerle 30206
135. Bob Cousy* 30165
136. Byron Scott 30152
137. Kevin McHale* 30118
138. Shane Battier 30004
139. James Worthy* 30001
140. Jo Jo White* 29941
141. Sam Cassell 29812
142. Dolph Schayes* 29800
143. Lou Hudson 29794
144. Michael Cage 29716
145. Artis Gilmore* 29685
146. Jeff Malone 29660
147. Earl Monroe* 29636
148. Dale Davis 29606
149. Dave Cowens* 29565
150. Richard Hamilton 29559
151. Bob Dandridge 29502
152. Kendall Gill 29481
153. Bernard King* 29417
154. Shawn Kemp 29293
155. Jason Richardson 29241
156. Damon Stoudamire 29106
157. Jim Jackson 29067
158. Luol Deng 29050
159. Josh Smith 28988
160. Nick Van Exel 28969
161. Chuck Person 28941
162. Dick Barnett 28937
163. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 28882
164. Walter Davis 28859
165. Steve Smith 28855
166. Dennis Rodman* 28839
167. Rick Barry* 28825
168. Marcus Camby 28684
169. Tom Van Arsdale 28682
170. Julius Erving* 28677
171. Guy Rodgers* 28663
172. Baron Davis 28592
173. Grant Long 28514
174. Herb Williams 28484
175. Johnny Newman 28435
176. James Edwards 28356
177. Caron Butler 28333
178. Bob McAdoo* 28327
179. Allan Houston 28311
180. Jerome Kersey 28115
181. Tyson Chandler 28074
182. Antonio McDyess 28053
183. Al Harrington 28009
184. Jalen Rose 27925
185. Red Kerr 27784
186. Mychal Thompson 27764
187. Danny Ainge 27755
188. Clarence Weatherspoon 27736
189. Mark Aguirre 27730
190. Chris Paul 27725
191. Mike Miller 27661
192. Tyrone Corbin 27657
193. Cuttino Mobley 27618
194. Leroy Ellis 27520
195. Bill Cartwright 27491
196. Boris Diaw 27485
197. Richie Guerin* 27449
198. Stephen Jackson 27398
199. Jermaine O'Neal 27364
200. David West 27291
201. Jamaal Wilkes* 27275
202. Norm Nixon 27250
203. Derrick McKey 27229
204. Deron Williams 27208
205. Alvan Adams 27203
206. Kurt Thomas 27160
207. Robert Horry 27069
208. Joe Smith 27022
209. Kirk Hinrich 27015
210. Monta Ellis 27013
211. Peja Stojakovic 26966
212. Carlos Boozer 26901
213. World B. Free 26893
214. Hedo Turkoglu 26695
215. Avery Johnson 26615
216. George Gervin* 26536
217. Mike Dunleavy 26499
218. Caldwell Jones 26474
219. Armen Gilliam 26421
220. Sleepy Floyd 26383
221. Hot Rod Williams 26327
222. Amar'e Stoudemire 26254
223. James Donaldson 26222
224. Norm Van Lier 26171
225. Jack Twyman* 26147
226. Gerald Wilkins 26084
  Antonio Davis 26084
228. Doug Christie 26079
229. Alonzo Mourning* 25975
230. Scott Wedman 25927
231. Derrick Coleman 25903
232. Kenny Anderson 25868
233. Rudy Gay 25802
234. Rick Mahorn 25779
235. Elden Campbell 25776
236. Sidney Wicks 25762
237. Christian Laettner 25760
238. Jerry Sloan* 25750
239. Vin Baker 25737
240. Rudy Tomjanovich 25714
241. Larry Johnson 25685
242. John Johnson 25681
243. Dick Snyder 25676
244. Gus Williams 25645
245. Spencer Haywood* 25600
246. Kyle Korver 25562
247. John Lucas 25556
248. Bob Boozer 25549
249. Muggsy Bogues 25429
250. Raymond Felton 25385

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. Jimmy O'Brien 6148
  Oliver Taylor 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. Bruce Seals 1729
  Jim Jarvis 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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