NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Minutes Per Game

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
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. Jerry West* 39.24
7. LeBron James 38.94
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. Mel Hutchins 37.93
17. Stephon Marbury 37.70
18. Kevin Durant 37.69
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. 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. John Havlicek* 36.59
35. Brad Daugherty 36.55
36. Wes Unseld* 36.41
37. Julius Erving* 36.39
38. Dave Bing* 36.37
39. Larry Johnson 36.33
40. Carmelo Anthony 36.31
41. Isiah Thomas* 36.28
42. Kobe Bryant 36.13
43. Connie Hawkins* 36.09
44. Jason Kidd 36.03
45. John Wall 35.99
46. Slater Martin* 35.88
47. Joe Johnson 35.84
48. Jo Jo White* 35.77
49. Chris Bosh 35.76
50. Adrian Dantley* 35.76
51. Chris Paul 35.75
52. Hakeem Olajuwon* 35.72
53. Ed Macauley* 35.71
54. Rudy Gay 35.66
55. Dave DeBusschere* 35.66
56. Ray Allen 35.65
57. Dwyane Wade 35.65
58. Charlie Scott 35.60
59. Tiny Archibald* 35.57
60. Monta Ellis 35.53
61. Willis Reed* 35.50
62. Dominique Wilkins* 35.49
63. Norm Nixon 35.48
64. Artis Gilmore* 35.47
65. Hal Greer* 35.46
66. Neil Johnston* 35.46
  Roger Brown* 35.46
68. Jim Pollard* 35.44
69. Lenny Wilkens* 35.34
70. Tim Hardaway 35.32
71. Antoine Walker 35.31
72. Gary Payton* 35.29
73. Bob Cousy* 35.28
74. Darel Carrier 35.25
75. Blake Griffin 35.23
76. Dirk Nowitzki 35.23
77. Dwight Howard 35.20
78. Bob Dandridge 35.16
79. Andre Iguodala 35.16
80. Mel Daniels* 35.16
81. Mitch Richmond* 35.15
82. Pau Gasol 35.10
83. Norm Van Lier 35.08
84. Gilbert Arenas 35.06
85. Luol Deng 35.01
86. Glen Rice 34.98
87. LaMarcus Aldridge 34.90
88. Mookie Blaylock 34.90
89. Derrick Rose 34.87
90. Scottie Pippen* 34.86
91. Billy Cunningham* 34.86
92. Spencer Haywood* 34.84
93. Stephen Curry 34.83
94. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 34.80
95. Antawn Jamison 34.75
96. Deron Williams 34.75
97. Shaquille O'Neal* 34.73
98. David Robinson* 34.72
99. Anthony Mason 34.70
100. Clyde Drexler* 34.56
101. Paul Pierce 34.52
102. Joe Dumars* 34.52
103. Dick Van Arsdale 34.50
104. Kevin Garnett 34.49
105. Shawn Marion 34.48
106. Michael Finley 34.45
107. Dolph Schayes* 34.41
108. Larry Jones 34.40
109. George Mikan* 34.36
110. Eddie Jones 34.36
111. Patrick Ewing* 34.31
112. Dan Issel* 34.31
113. Marques Johnson 34.29
114. Reggie Miller* 34.28
115. Baron Davis 34.24
116. Jimmy Jones 34.20
117. Warren Jabali 34.15
118. Jason Richardson 34.12
119. Jerry Sloan* 34.11
120. Russell Westbrook 34.10
121. Kevin Johnson 34.10
122. Tim Duncan 34.03
123. Moses Malone* 33.98
124. DeMar DeRozan 33.96
125. Mike Bibby 33.93
126. Sidney Wicks 33.90
127. Grant Hill 33.89
128. George Carter 33.89
129. Levern Tart 33.84
130. Eric Gordon 33.81
131. Jimmy Walker 33.80
132. Allan Houston 33.74
133. Reggie Theus 33.73
134. Marc Gasol 33.71
135. Anfernee Hardaway 33.68
136. Gerald Govan 33.66
137. Bernard King* 33.66
138. Doug Collins 33.60
139. George Gervin* 33.58
140. Goose Ligon 33.55
141. Louie Dampier* 33.54
142. Peja Stojakovic 33.54
143. Rudy Tomjanovich 33.48
144. Lou Hudson 33.48
145. Bob Lanier* 33.48
146. George McGinnis 33.47
147. Rich Jones 33.45
148. Al Horford 33.45
149. Lamar Odom 33.44
150. Micheal Ray Richardson 33.43
151. George Yardley* 33.40
152. Willie Wise 33.40
153. Kerry Kittles 33.39
154. Gene Shue 33.39
155. Zelmo Beaty* 33.38
156. Jack Sikma 33.37
157. Larry Nance 33.37
158. James Harden 33.36
159. Tyreke Evans 33.36
160. Bill Bridges 33.35
161. Rudy LaRusso 33.27
162. Bob Netolicky 33.26
163. Bob McAdoo* 33.25
164. Freddie Lewis 33.23
165. Derrick Coleman 33.17
166. Horace Grant 33.15
167. Damon Stoudamire 33.15
168. Gus Johnson* 33.11
169. Jack Coleman 33.09
170. Phil Chenier 33.07
171. Sean Elliott 33.02
172. Elton Brand 33.00
173. Jamaal Wilkes* 32.94
174. Nick Van Exel 32.92
175. Glen Combs 32.85
176. Jim Jackson 32.84
177. Rajon Rondo 32.82
178. David Thompson* 32.78
179. Jeff Malone 32.77
180. Rolando Blackman 32.74
181. Julius Keye 32.72
182. Kevin Love 32.70
183. Dennis Johnson* 32.69
184. Tracy McGrady 32.68
185. Rasheed Wallace 32.68
186. George King 32.62
187. Chris Mullin* 32.62
188. Reggie Lewis 32.61
189. Wesley Matthews 32.61
190. Larry Kenon 32.59
191. Hersey Hawkins 32.59
192. Truck Robinson 32.57
193. Klay Thompson 32.55
194. Yao Ming* 32.55
195. Vin Baker 32.54
196. Josh Smith 32.53
197. Vern Mikkelsen* 32.53
198. Archie Clark 32.53
199. Gail Goodrich* 32.52
200. Bobby Wanzer* 32.51
201. Buck Williams 32.49
202. Brook Lopez 32.49
203. Mike Conley 32.48
204. Donnie Freeman 32.45
205. James Worthy* 32.40
206. Chet Walker* 32.40
207. Joe Barry Carroll 32.39
208. Rodney McCray 32.39
209. Richie Guerin* 32.37
210. Vince Carter 32.36
211. Mike Mitchell 32.33
212. Raymond Felton 32.30
213. Joe Caldwell 32.30
214. Tom Gola* 32.28
215. Bailey Howell* 32.24
216. Randy Smith 32.22
217. Andy Phillip* 32.17
218. Metta World Peace 32.16
219. Caron Butler 32.16
220. Guy Rodgers* 32.13
221. George Thompson 32.11
222. Jrue Holiday 32.11
223. Richard Hamilton 32.09
224. Jim McMillian 32.06
225. Bill Sharman* 32.05
226. Earl Monroe* 32.00
227. Red Robbins 31.99
228. Tony Parker 31.99
229. Rashard Lewis 31.97
230. Michael Redd 31.96
231. Doug Moe 31.96
232. Stephen Jackson 31.93
233. Alex English* 31.91
234. David Wesley 31.90
235. Harry Gallatin* 31.88
236. Bill Calhoun 31.86
237. Brian Taylor 31.86
238. Bob Love 31.84
239. Brandon Jennings 31.83
240. Elmore Smith 31.81
241. Sam Lacey 31.81
242. Bill Laimbeer 31.79
243. Jack Twyman* 31.77
244. John Stockton* 31.76
245. Jeff Green 31.75
246. Isaiah Rider 31.71
247. Emeka Okafor 31.70
248. Zach Randolph 31.69
249. DeMarcus Cousins 31.68
250. Otis Thorpe 31.68

NBA

NBA Table
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. Jerry West* 39.24
7. LeBron James 38.94
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. Mel Hutchins 37.93
17. Stephon Marbury 37.70
18. Kevin Durant 37.69
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. Cuttino Mobley 36.97
28. Pete Maravich* 36.95
29. Glenn Robinson 36.84
30. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 36.82
31. Magic Johnson* 36.69
32. Charles Barkley* 36.65
33. John Havlicek* 36.59
34. Brad Daugherty 36.55
35. Wes Unseld* 36.41
36. Dave Bing* 36.37
37. Larry Johnson 36.33
38. Carmelo Anthony 36.31
39. Rick Barry* 36.30
40. Isiah Thomas* 36.28
41. Kobe Bryant 36.13
42. Jason Kidd 36.03
43. John Wall 35.99
44. Slater Martin* 35.88
45. Joe Johnson 35.84
46. Jo Jo White* 35.77
47. Chris Bosh 35.76
48. Adrian Dantley* 35.76
49. Chris Paul 35.75
50. Hakeem Olajuwon* 35.72
51. Ed Macauley* 35.71
52. Rudy Gay 35.66
53. Dave DeBusschere* 35.66
54. Ray Allen 35.65
55. Dwyane Wade 35.65
56. Tiny Archibald* 35.57
57. Monta Ellis 35.53
58. Willis Reed* 35.50
59. Dominique Wilkins* 35.49
60. Norm Nixon 35.48
61. Hal Greer* 35.46
62. Neil Johnston* 35.46
63. Jim Pollard* 35.44
64. Lenny Wilkens* 35.34
65. Tim Hardaway 35.32
66. Antoine Walker 35.31
67. Gary Payton* 35.29
68. Bob Cousy* 35.28
69. Blake Griffin 35.23
70. Dirk Nowitzki 35.23
71. Dwight Howard 35.20
72. Bob Dandridge 35.16
73. Andre Iguodala 35.16
74. Mitch Richmond* 35.15
75. Pau Gasol 35.10
76. Norm Van Lier 35.08
77. Gilbert Arenas 35.06
78. Luol Deng 35.01
79. Glen Rice 34.98
80. LaMarcus Aldridge 34.90
81. Mookie Blaylock 34.90
82. Derrick Rose 34.87
83. Scottie Pippen* 34.86
84. Stephen Curry 34.83
85. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 34.80
86. Antawn Jamison 34.75
87. Deron Williams 34.75
88. Shaquille O'Neal* 34.73
89. David Robinson* 34.72
90. Anthony Mason 34.70
91. Gus Johnson* 34.66
92. Clyde Drexler* 34.56
93. Connie Hawkins* 34.54
94. Paul Pierce 34.52
95. Joe Dumars* 34.52
96. Dick Van Arsdale 34.50
97. Kevin Garnett 34.49
98. Shawn Marion 34.48
99. Michael Finley 34.45
100. Charlie Scott 34.42
101. Dolph Schayes* 34.41
102. George Mikan* 34.36
103. Eddie Jones 34.36
104. Patrick Ewing* 34.31
105. Julius Erving* 34.30
106. Marques Johnson 34.29
107. Reggie Miller* 34.28
108. Billy Cunningham* 34.26
109. Baron Davis 34.24
110. Jason Richardson 34.12
111. Jerry Sloan* 34.11
112. Russell Westbrook 34.10
113. Kevin Johnson 34.10
114. Tim Duncan 34.03
115. DeMar DeRozan 33.96
116. Mike Bibby 33.93
117. Moses Malone* 33.91
118. Sidney Wicks 33.90
119. Grant Hill 33.89
120. Eric Gordon 33.81
121. Jimmy Walker 33.80
122. Allan Houston 33.74
123. Reggie Theus 33.73
124. Marc Gasol 33.71
125. Spencer Haywood* 33.68
126. Anfernee Hardaway 33.68
127. Bernard King* 33.66
128. Doug Collins 33.60
129. George Gervin* 33.55
130. Peja Stojakovic 33.54
131. Rudy Tomjanovich 33.48
132. Lou Hudson 33.48
133. Bob Lanier* 33.48
134. Al Horford 33.45
135. Lamar Odom 33.44
136. Micheal Ray Richardson 33.43
137. George Yardley* 33.40
138. Kerry Kittles 33.39
139. Gene Shue 33.39
140. Jack Sikma 33.37
141. Larry Nance 33.37
142. James Harden 33.36
143. Tyreke Evans 33.36
144. Bill Bridges 33.35
145. Rudy LaRusso 33.27
146. Bob McAdoo* 33.25
147. Derrick Coleman 33.17
148. Horace Grant 33.15
149. Damon Stoudamire 33.15
150. Jack Coleman 33.09
151. Phil Chenier 33.07
152. Sean Elliott 33.02
153. Elton Brand 33.00
154. Jamaal Wilkes* 32.94
155. Nick Van Exel 32.92
156. Jim Jackson 32.84
157. Rajon Rondo 32.82
158. Jeff Malone 32.77
159. Rolando Blackman 32.74
160. Kevin Love 32.70
161. Dennis Johnson* 32.69
162. Tracy McGrady 32.68
163. Rasheed Wallace 32.68
164. Artis Gilmore* 32.66
165. George King 32.62
166. Chris Mullin* 32.62
167. Reggie Lewis 32.61
168. Wesley Matthews 32.61
169. Hersey Hawkins 32.59
170. Truck Robinson 32.57
171. Klay Thompson 32.55
172. Yao Ming* 32.55
173. Vin Baker 32.54
174. Josh Smith 32.53
175. Vern Mikkelsen* 32.53
176. Archie Clark 32.53
177. Gail Goodrich* 32.52
178. Bobby Wanzer* 32.51
179. Buck Williams 32.49
180. Brook Lopez 32.49
181. Mike Conley 32.48
182. James Worthy* 32.40
183. Chet Walker* 32.40
184. Joe Barry Carroll 32.39
185. Rodney McCray 32.39
186. Richie Guerin* 32.37
187. Vince Carter 32.36
188. Mike Mitchell 32.33
189. Raymond Felton 32.30
190. Tom Gola* 32.28
191. Bailey Howell* 32.24
192. Randy Smith 32.22
193. Zelmo Beaty* 32.19
194. Andy Phillip* 32.17
195. Metta World Peace 32.16
196. Caron Butler 32.16
197. Guy Rodgers* 32.13
198. Jrue Holiday 32.11
199. Richard Hamilton 32.09
200. Jim McMillian 32.06
201. Bill Sharman* 32.05
202. David Thompson* 32.03
203. Earl Monroe* 32.00
204. Tony Parker 31.99
205. Rashard Lewis 31.97
206. Michael Redd 31.96
207. Stephen Jackson 31.93
208. Alex English* 31.91
209. David Wesley 31.90
210. Harry Gallatin* 31.88
211. Bill Calhoun 31.86
212. Bob Love 31.84
213. Brandon Jennings 31.83
214. Elmore Smith 31.81
215. Sam Lacey 31.81
216. Bill Laimbeer 31.79
217. Jack Twyman* 31.77
218. John Stockton* 31.76
219. Jeff Green 31.75
220. Isaiah Rider 31.71
221. Emeka Okafor 31.70
222. Zach Randolph 31.69
223. DeMarcus Cousins 31.68
224. Otis Thorpe 31.68
225. Fat Lever 31.67
226. Alvin Robertson 31.67
227. Dennis Rodman* 31.66
228. Maurice Cheeks 31.65
229. Chauncey Billups 31.65
230. Dan Majerle 31.63
231. Keith Van Horn 31.57
232. Rony Seikaly 31.56
233. Danny Granger 31.55
234. Jeff Hornacek 31.54
235. Doug Christie 31.53
236. Derek Harper 31.51
237. Nicolas Batum 31.45
238. Dan Roundfield 31.42
239. Charles Oakley 31.42
240. Calvin Natt 31.42
241. Happy Hairston 31.35
242. Jack George 31.34
243. Bob Davies* 31.33
244. Michael Adams 31.31
245. Steve Nash 31.28
246. Carlos Boozer 31.24
247. Steve Stipanovich 31.24
248. Bucky Bockhorn 31.20
249. Ray Scott 31.20
250. Jerry Stackhouse 31.16

ABA

ABA Table
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

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