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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Minutes Per Game

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NBA/ABA

Rank Player MPG
1. Wilt Chamberlain* 45.80
2. Bill Russell* 42.29
3. Oscar Robertson* 42.20
4. Allen Iverson 41.12
5. Elgin Baylor* 40.03
6. LeBron James 39.52
7. Jerry West* 39.24
8. Jerry Lucas* 38.76
9. Bob Pettit* 38.75
10. Latrell Sprewell 38.63
11. Dave Cowens* 38.60
12. Paul Arizin* 38.42
13. Larry Bird* 38.40
14. Elvin Hayes* 38.37
15. Michael Jordan* 38.26
16. Kevin Durant 38.22
17. Mel Hutchins 37.93
18. Stephon Marbury 37.70
19. Geoff Petrie 37.64
20. Steve Francis 37.56
21. Walt Frazier* 37.53
22. Rick Barry* 37.40
23. Walt Bellamy* 37.33
24. Jamal Mashburn 37.25
25. Nate Thurmond* 37.22
26. Karl Malone* 37.16
27. Chris Webber 37.12
28. Andre Iguodala 36.99
29. Cuttino Mobley 36.97
30. Pete Maravich* 36.95
31. Glenn Robinson 36.84
32. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 36.82
33. Magic Johnson* 36.69
34. Charles Barkley* 36.65
35. Dwyane Wade 36.62
36. Kobe Bryant 36.60
37. John Havlicek* 36.59
38. Brad Daugherty 36.55
39. Carmelo Anthony 36.50
40. Wes Unseld* 36.41
41. Julius Erving* 36.39
42. Chris Paul 36.38
43. Dave Bing* 36.37
44. Joe Johnson 36.35
45. Larry Johnson 36.33
46. Isiah Thomas* 36.28
47. Connie Hawkins* 36.09
48. Monta Ellis 36.09
49. Paul Pierce 36.07
50. Jason Kidd 36.03
51. Chris Bosh 35.93
52. Dwight Howard 35.92
53. Rudy Gay 35.92
54. Slater Martin* 35.88
55. Dirk Nowitzki 35.86
56. Luol Deng 35.80
57. Jo Jo White 35.77
58. Adrian Dantley* 35.76
59. Hakeem Olajuwon* 35.72
60. Ed Macauley* 35.71
61. Dave DeBusschere* 35.66
62. Ray Allen 35.65
63. Pau Gasol 35.61
64. Charlie Scott 35.60
65. Tiny Archibald* 35.57
66. Kevin Garnett 35.52
67. Willis Reed* 35.50
68. Dominique Wilkins* 35.49
69. Norm Nixon 35.48
70. Deron Williams 35.48
71. Artis Gilmore* 35.47
72. Hal Greer* 35.46
73. Roger Brown* 35.46
  Neil Johnston* 35.46
75. LaMarcus Aldridge 35.46
76. Lenny Wilkens* 35.34
77. Tim Hardaway 35.32
78. Antoine Walker 35.31
79. Gary Payton* 35.29
80. Bob Cousy* 35.28
81. Shawn Marion 35.26
82. Darel Carrier 35.25
83. Bob Dandridge 35.16
84. Mel Daniels* 35.16
85. Mitch Richmond* 35.15
86. Norm Van Lier 35.08
87. Gilbert Arenas 35.06
88. Glen Rice 34.98
89. Mookie Blaylock 34.90
90. Scottie Pippen* 34.86
91. Billy Cunningham* 34.86
92. Spencer Haywood 34.84
93. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 34.80
94. Tim Duncan 34.77
95. Antawn Jamison 34.75
96. Shaquille O'Neal 34.73
97. David Robinson* 34.72
98. Anthony Mason 34.70
99. Clyde Drexler* 34.56
100. Joe Dumars* 34.52
101. Dick Van Arsdale 34.50
102. Michael Finley 34.45
103. Dolph Schayes* 34.41
104. Larry Jones 34.40
105. Jason Richardson 34.40
106. Eddie Jones 34.36
107. Raymond Felton 34.35
108. Patrick Ewing* 34.31
109. Dan Issel* 34.31
110. Marques Johnson 34.29
111. Reggie Miller* 34.28
112. Josh Smith 34.27
113. Baron Davis 34.24
114. Jimmy Jones 34.20
115. Vince Carter 34.18
116. Warren Jabali 34.15
117. Jerry Sloan* 34.11
118. Kevin Johnson 34.10
119. Elton Brand 34.03
120. Moses Malone* 33.98
121. Mike Bibby 33.93
122. Sidney Wicks 33.90
123. Grant Hill 33.89
124. George Carter 33.89
125. Levern Tart 33.84
126. Jimmy Walker 33.80
127. Caron Butler 33.76
128. Allan Houston 33.74
129. Reggie Theus 33.73
130. Anfernee Hardaway 33.68
131. Gerald Govan 33.66
132. Bernard King* 33.66
133. George Gervin* 33.58
134. Goose Ligon 33.55
135. Louie Dampier 33.54
136. Peja Stojakovic 33.54
137. Rudy Tomjanovich 33.48
138. Lou Hudson 33.48
139. Bob Lanier* 33.48
140. George McGinnis 33.47
141. Rich Jones 33.45
142. Lamar Odom 33.44
143. Micheal Ray Richardson 33.43
144. George Yardley* 33.40
145. Willie Wise 33.40
146. Kerry Kittles 33.39
147. Gene Shue 33.39
148. Zelmo Beaty 33.38
149. Jack Sikma 33.37
150. Larry Nance 33.37
151. Bill Bridges 33.35
152. Rudy LaRusso 33.27
153. Bob Netolicky 33.26
154. Bob McAdoo* 33.25
155. Freddie Lewis 33.23
156. Derrick Coleman 33.17
157. Horace Grant 33.15
158. Damon Stoudamire 33.15
159. Gus Johnson* 33.11
160. Jack Coleman 33.09
161. Phil Chenier 33.07
162. Sean Elliott 33.02
163. Amar'e Stoudemire 32.99
164. Metta World Peace 32.96
165. Rajon Rondo 32.96
166. Jamaal Wilkes* 32.94
167. Nick Van Exel 32.92
168. Glen Combs 32.85
169. Jim Jackson 32.84
170. David Thompson* 32.78
171. Jeff Malone 32.77
172. Jeff Green 32.75
173. Rolando Blackman 32.74
174. Julius Keye 32.72
175. Mike Conley 32.69
176. Dennis Johnson* 32.69
177. Tracy McGrady 32.68
178. Rasheed Wallace 32.68
179. Tony Parker 32.64
180. Chris Mullin* 32.62
181. Larry Kenon 32.59
182. Hersey Hawkins 32.59
183. Truck Robinson 32.57
184. Andre Miller 32.56
185. Tayshaun Prince 32.56
186. Yao Ming 32.55
187. Vin Baker 32.54
188. Jason Terry 32.53
189. Vern Mikkelsen* 32.53
190. Archie Clark 32.53
191. David Lee 32.52
192. Gail Goodrich* 32.52
193. Buck Williams 32.49
194. Donnie Freeman 32.45
195. James Worthy* 32.40
196. Chet Walker* 32.40
197. Joe Barry Carroll 32.39
198. Rodney McCray 32.39
199. Richie Guerin* 32.37
200. Mike Mitchell 32.33
201. Joe Caldwell 32.30
202. Kirk Hinrich 32.30
203. Tom Gola* 32.28
204. Bailey Howell* 32.24
205. Randy Smith 32.22
206. Andy Phillip* 32.17
207. Danny Granger 32.15
208. Guy Rodgers* 32.13
209. George Thompson 32.11
210. Richard Hamilton 32.09
211. Richard Jefferson 32.06
212. Jim McMillian 32.06
213. Bill Sharman* 32.05
214. David West 32.03
215. Earl Monroe* 32.00
216. Red Robbins 31.99
217. Rashard Lewis 31.97
218. Michael Redd 31.96
219. Doug Moe 31.96
220. Zach Randolph 31.95
221. Stephen Jackson 31.93
222. Carlos Boozer 31.91
223. Alex English* 31.91
224. David Wesley 31.90
225. Harry Gallatin* 31.88
226. Brian Taylor 31.86
227. Bob Love 31.84
228. Elmore Smith 31.81
229. Sam Lacey 31.81
230. Bill Laimbeer 31.79
231. Jack Twyman* 31.77
232. John Stockton* 31.76
233. Isaiah Rider 31.71
234. Emeka Okafor 31.70
235. Otis Thorpe 31.68
236. Fat Lever 31.67
237. Alvin Robertson 31.67
238. Dennis Rodman* 31.66
239. Maurice Cheeks 31.65
240. Chauncey Billups 31.65
241. Dan Majerle 31.63
242. Keith Van Horn 31.57
243. Rony Seikaly 31.56
244. Jeff Hornacek 31.54
245. Doug Christie 31.53
246. Derek Harper 31.51
247. Jamal Crawford 31.49
248. Bob Verga 31.44
249. Charles Oakley 31.42
250. Calvin Natt 31.42

NBA

Rank Player MPG
1. Wilt Chamberlain* 45.80
2. Bill Russell* 42.29
3. Oscar Robertson* 42.20
4. Allen Iverson 41.12
5. Elgin Baylor* 40.03
6. LeBron James 39.52
7. Jerry West* 39.24
8. Jerry Lucas* 38.76
9. Bob Pettit* 38.75
10. Latrell Sprewell 38.63
11. Dave Cowens* 38.60
12. Paul Arizin* 38.42
13. Larry Bird* 38.40
14. Elvin Hayes* 38.37
15. Michael Jordan* 38.26
16. Kevin Durant 38.22
17. Mel Hutchins 37.93
18. Stephon Marbury 37.70
19. Geoff Petrie 37.64
20. Steve Francis 37.56
21. Walt Frazier* 37.53
22. Walt Bellamy* 37.33
23. Jamal Mashburn 37.25
24. Nate Thurmond* 37.22
25. Karl Malone* 37.16
26. Chris Webber 37.12
27. Andre Iguodala 36.99
28. Cuttino Mobley 36.97
29. Pete Maravich* 36.95
30. Glenn Robinson 36.84
31. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 36.82
32. Magic Johnson* 36.69
33. Charles Barkley* 36.65
34. Dwyane Wade 36.62
35. Kobe Bryant 36.60
36. John Havlicek* 36.59
37. Brad Daugherty 36.55
38. Carmelo Anthony 36.50
39. Wes Unseld* 36.41
40. Chris Paul 36.38
41. Dave Bing* 36.37
42. Joe Johnson 36.35
43. Larry Johnson 36.33
44. Rick Barry* 36.30
45. Isiah Thomas* 36.28
46. Monta Ellis 36.09
47. Paul Pierce 36.07
48. Jason Kidd 36.03
49. Chris Bosh 35.93
50. Dwight Howard 35.92
51. Rudy Gay 35.92
52. Slater Martin* 35.88
53. Dirk Nowitzki 35.86
54. Luol Deng 35.80
55. Jo Jo White 35.77
56. Adrian Dantley* 35.76
57. Hakeem Olajuwon* 35.72
58. Ed Macauley* 35.71
59. Dave DeBusschere* 35.66
60. Ray Allen 35.65
61. Pau Gasol 35.61
62. Tiny Archibald* 35.57
63. Kevin Garnett 35.52
64. Willis Reed* 35.50
65. Dominique Wilkins* 35.49
66. Norm Nixon 35.48
67. Deron Williams 35.48
68. Hal Greer* 35.46
69. Neil Johnston* 35.46
70. LaMarcus Aldridge 35.46
71. Lenny Wilkens* 35.34
72. Tim Hardaway 35.32
73. Antoine Walker 35.31
74. Gary Payton* 35.29
75. Bob Cousy* 35.28
76. Shawn Marion 35.26
77. Bob Dandridge 35.16
78. Mitch Richmond* 35.15
79. Norm Van Lier 35.08
80. Gilbert Arenas 35.06
81. Glen Rice 34.98
82. Mookie Blaylock 34.90
83. Scottie Pippen* 34.86
84. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 34.80
85. Tim Duncan 34.77
86. Antawn Jamison 34.75
87. Shaquille O'Neal 34.73
88. David Robinson* 34.72
89. Anthony Mason 34.70
90. Gus Johnson* 34.66
91. Clyde Drexler* 34.56
92. Connie Hawkins* 34.54
93. Joe Dumars* 34.52
94. Dick Van Arsdale 34.50
95. Michael Finley 34.45
96. Charlie Scott 34.42
97. Dolph Schayes* 34.41
98. Jason Richardson 34.40
99. Eddie Jones 34.36
100. Raymond Felton 34.35
101. Patrick Ewing* 34.31
102. Julius Erving* 34.30
103. Marques Johnson 34.29
104. Reggie Miller* 34.28
105. Josh Smith 34.27
106. Billy Cunningham* 34.26
107. Baron Davis 34.24
108. Vince Carter 34.18
109. Jerry Sloan* 34.11
110. Kevin Johnson 34.10
111. Elton Brand 34.03
112. Mike Bibby 33.93
113. Moses Malone* 33.91
114. Sidney Wicks 33.90
115. Grant Hill 33.89
116. Jimmy Walker 33.80
117. Caron Butler 33.76
118. Allan Houston 33.74
119. Reggie Theus 33.73
120. Spencer Haywood 33.68
121. Anfernee Hardaway 33.68
122. Bernard King* 33.66
123. George Gervin* 33.55
124. Peja Stojakovic 33.54
125. Rudy Tomjanovich 33.48
126. Lou Hudson 33.48
127. Bob Lanier* 33.48
128. Lamar Odom 33.44
129. Micheal Ray Richardson 33.43
130. George Yardley* 33.40
131. Kerry Kittles 33.39
132. Gene Shue 33.39
133. Jack Sikma 33.37
134. Larry Nance 33.37
135. Bill Bridges 33.35
136. Rudy LaRusso 33.27
137. Bob McAdoo* 33.25
138. Derrick Coleman 33.17
139. Horace Grant 33.15
140. Damon Stoudamire 33.15
141. Jack Coleman 33.09
142. Phil Chenier 33.07
143. Sean Elliott 33.02
144. Amar'e Stoudemire 32.99
145. Metta World Peace 32.96
146. Rajon Rondo 32.96
147. Jamaal Wilkes* 32.94
148. Nick Van Exel 32.92
149. Jim Jackson 32.84
150. Jeff Malone 32.77
151. Jeff Green 32.75
152. Rolando Blackman 32.74
153. Mike Conley 32.69
154. Dennis Johnson* 32.69
155. Tracy McGrady 32.68
156. Rasheed Wallace 32.68
157. Artis Gilmore* 32.66
158. Tony Parker 32.64
159. Chris Mullin* 32.62
160. Hersey Hawkins 32.59
161. Truck Robinson 32.57
162. Andre Miller 32.56
163. Tayshaun Prince 32.56
164. Yao Ming 32.55
165. Vin Baker 32.54
166. Jason Terry 32.53
167. Vern Mikkelsen* 32.53
168. Archie Clark 32.53
169. David Lee 32.52
170. Gail Goodrich* 32.52
171. Buck Williams 32.49
172. James Worthy* 32.40
173. Chet Walker* 32.40
174. Joe Barry Carroll 32.39
175. Rodney McCray 32.39
176. Richie Guerin* 32.37
177. Mike Mitchell 32.33
178. Kirk Hinrich 32.30
179. Tom Gola* 32.28
180. Bailey Howell* 32.24
181. Randy Smith 32.22
182. Zelmo Beaty 32.19
183. Andy Phillip* 32.17
184. Danny Granger 32.15
185. Guy Rodgers* 32.13
186. Richard Hamilton 32.09
187. Richard Jefferson 32.06
188. Jim McMillian 32.06
189. Bill Sharman* 32.05
190. David Thompson* 32.03
191. David West 32.03
192. Earl Monroe* 32.00
193. Rashard Lewis 31.97
194. Michael Redd 31.96
195. Zach Randolph 31.95
196. Stephen Jackson 31.93
197. Carlos Boozer 31.91
198. Alex English* 31.91
199. David Wesley 31.90
200. Harry Gallatin* 31.88
201. Bob Love 31.84
202. Elmore Smith 31.81
203. Sam Lacey 31.81
204. Bill Laimbeer 31.79
205. Jack Twyman* 31.77
206. John Stockton* 31.76
207. Isaiah Rider 31.71
208. Emeka Okafor 31.70
209. Otis Thorpe 31.68
210. Fat Lever 31.67
211. Alvin Robertson 31.67
212. Dennis Rodman* 31.66
213. Maurice Cheeks 31.65
214. Chauncey Billups 31.65
215. Dan Majerle 31.63
216. Keith Van Horn 31.57
217. Rony Seikaly 31.56
218. Jeff Hornacek 31.54
219. Doug Christie 31.53
220. Derek Harper 31.51
221. Jamal Crawford 31.49
222. Dan Roundfield 31.42
223. Charles Oakley 31.42
224. Calvin Natt 31.42
225. Happy Hairston 31.35
226. Andrew Bogut 31.35
227. Jack George 31.34
228. Michael Adams 31.31
229. Steve Nash 31.28
230. Ray Scott 31.20
231. Jerry Stackhouse 31.16
232. Nick Anderson 31.15
233. Dan Issel* 31.12
234. Al Jefferson 31.09
235. Gus Williams 31.08
236. Otis Birdsong 31.07
237. P.J. Brown 31.06
238. Kevin McHale* 31.02
239. Alonzo Mourning* 31.00
240. Curtis Rowe 30.98
241. Ron Harper 30.92
242. Kevin Martin 30.91
243. Tom Van Arsdale 30.87
244. Tom Gugliotta 30.87
245. Kenyon Martin 30.87
246. Larry Kenon 30.85
247. Clifford Robinson 30.84
248. Don Ohl 30.83
249. Wally Szczerbiak 30.80
250. Larry Hughes 30.77

ABA

Rank Player MPG
1. Artis Gilmore* 41.55
2. Rick Barry* 41.27
3. Julius Erving* 40.66
4. Dan Issel* 38.88
5. Jimmy Jones 38.23
6. George McGinnis 38.17
7. Louie Dampier 38.15
8. Caldwell Jones 37.26
9. Larry Jones 36.67
10. Joe Caldwell 36.26
11. Larry Kenon 36.12
12. Willie Wise 35.84
13. James Silas 35.76
14. Mel Daniels* 35.57
15. Zelmo Beaty 35.51
16. Roger Brown* 35.46
17. Darel Carrier 35.25
18. Freddie Lewis 35.04
19. Billy Paultz 34.42
20. Mack Calvin 34.27
21. Warren Jabali 34.15
22. Rich Jones 34.00
23. George Carter 33.95
24. Levern Tart 33.84
25. George Gervin* 33.68
26. Gerald Govan 33.66
27. Goose Ligon 33.55
28. Donnie Freeman 33.47
29. Bob Netolicky 33.26
30. George Thompson 33.10
31. Wayne Hightower 33.07
32. Glen Combs 32.85
33. Bob Verga 32.83
34. Brian Taylor 32.79
35. Julius Keye 32.72
36. Ron Boone 32.62
37. Ralph Simpson 32.12
38. Red Robbins 31.99
39. Doug Moe 31.96
40. Steve Jones 31.58
41. Cincinnatus Powell 31.11
42. Trooper Washington 31.07
43. Wil Jones 30.94
44. Ira Harge 30.82
45. Charles Williams 30.76
46. Larry Miller 30.74
47. Bill Melchionni 30.55
48. Larry Brown 30.08
49. Chuck Williams 30.05
50. Mike Lewis 30.02
51. Randolph Mahaffey 29.87
52. Manny Leaks 29.68
53. Stew Johnson 29.68
54. Warren Davis 29.28
55. George Lehmann 29.28
56. John Roche 29.21
57. Dave Robisch 28.97
58. Fatty Taylor 28.80
59. Don Buse 28.65
60. Darnell Hillman 27.89
61. John Beasley 27.56
62. Donald Sidle 27.35
63. Byron Beck 26.97
64. Al Smith 26.62
65. Les Hunter 26.52
66. Jim Eakins 26.50
67. Joe Hamilton 26.45
68. Wendell Ladner 26.28
69. Lonnie Wright 25.99
70. Walter Simon 25.98
71. Randy Denton 25.77
72. Arthur Becker 25.49
73. Gene Moore 25.33
74. Gene Littles 25.13
75. Johnny Neumann 25.09
76. Ronald Franz 24.60
77. Bill Keller 24.48
78. Julian Hammond 24.43
79. Ted McClain 24.39
80. Mike Gale 24.31
81. Tom Owens 24.07
82. Bob Warren 20.39
83. Marv Roberts 20.14
84. Lee Davis 17.23