NBA & ABA Progressive Leaders and Records for Minutes Played

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

Table
  Year-by-Year MP   Active MP   Career MP   Single Season MP
1951-52Paul Arizin* 2939   Paul Arizin* 2939   Paul Arizin* 2939   Paul Arizin* 2939
1952-53Neil Johnston* 3166   Bob Cousy* 5626   Bob Cousy* 5626   Neil Johnston* 3166
1953-54Neil Johnston* 3296   Bob Cousy* 8483   Bob Cousy* 8483   Neil Johnston* 3296
1954-55Paul Arizin* 2953   Mel Hutchins 11303   Mel Hutchins 11303   Neil Johnston* 3296
1955-56Jack George 2840   Bob Cousy* 13997   Bob Cousy* 13997   Neil Johnston* 3296
1956-57Dolph Schayes* 2851   Bob Cousy* 16361   Bob Cousy* 16361   Neil Johnston* 3296
1957-58Dolph Schayes* 2918   Bob Cousy* 18583   Bob Cousy* 18583   Neil Johnston* 3296
1958-59Bill Russell* 2979   Bob Cousy* 20986   Bob Cousy* 20986   Neil Johnston* 3296
1959-60Gene Shue
Wilt Chamberlain*
3338   Bob Cousy* 23574   Bob Cousy* 23574   Wilt Chamberlain*
Gene Shue
3338
1960-61Wilt Chamberlain* 3773   Dolph Schayes* 26532   Dolph Schayes* 26532   Wilt Chamberlain* 3773
1961-62Wilt Chamberlain* 3882   Bob Cousy* 28156   Bob Cousy* 28156   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1962-63Wilt Chamberlain* 3806   Bob Cousy* 30131   Bob Cousy* 30131   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1963-64Wilt Chamberlain* 3689   Dolph Schayes* 29800   Bob Cousy* 30131   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1964-65Bill Russell* 3466   Bob Pettit* 30690   Bob Pettit* 30690   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1965-66Wilt Chamberlain* 3737   Bill Russell* 31185   Bill Russell* 31185   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1966-67Wilt Chamberlain* 3682   Bill Russell* 34482   Bill Russell* 34482   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1967-68Wilt Chamberlain* 3836   Bill Russell* 37435   Bill Russell* 37435   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1968-69Elvin Hayes* 3695   Bill Russell* 40726   Bill Russell* 40726   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1969-70Elvin Hayes* 3665   Wilt Chamberlain* 37218   Bill Russell* 40726   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1970-71John Havlicek* 3678   Wilt Chamberlain* 40848   Wilt Chamberlain* 40848   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1971-72John Havlicek* 3698   Wilt Chamberlain* 44317   Wilt Chamberlain* 44317   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1972-73Tiny Archibald* 3681   Wilt Chamberlain* 47859   Wilt Chamberlain* 47859   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1973-74Elvin Hayes* 3602   Oscar Robertson* 43886   Wilt Chamberlain* 47859   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1974-75Bob McAdoo* 3539   Walt Bellamy* 38940   Wilt Chamberlain* 47859   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1975-76Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3379   John Havlicek* 40761   Wilt Chamberlain* 47859   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1976-77Elvin Hayes* 3364   John Havlicek* 43674   Wilt Chamberlain* 47859   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1977-78Truck Robinson 3638   John Havlicek* 46471   Wilt Chamberlain* 47859   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1978-79Moses Malone* 3390   Elvin Hayes* 37558   Wilt Chamberlain* 47859   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1979-80Norm Nixon 3226   Elvin Hayes* 40741   Wilt Chamberlain* 47859   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1980-81Adrian Dantley* 3417   Elvin Hayes* 43672   Wilt Chamberlain* 47859   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1981-82Moses Malone* 3398   Elvin Hayes* 46704   Wilt Chamberlain* 47859   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1982-83Isiah Thomas* 3093   Elvin Hayes* 49006   Elvin Hayes* 49006   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1983-84Jeff Ruland 3082   Elvin Hayes* 50000   Elvin Hayes* 50000   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1984-85Buck Williams 3182   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 48373   Elvin Hayes* 50000   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1985-86Maurice Cheeks 3270   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 51002   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 51002   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1986-87Michael Jordan* 3281   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 53443   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 53443   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1987-88Michael Jordan* 3311   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 55751   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 55751   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1988-89Michael Jordan* 3255   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1989-90Rodney McCray 3238   Moses Malone* 39777   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1990-91Chris Mullin* 3315   Moses Malone* 41689   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1991-92Chris Mullin* 3346   Moses Malone* 44200   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1992-93Larry Johnson 3323   Moses Malone* 44304   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1993-94Latrell Sprewell 3533   Moses Malone* 44922   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1994-95Vin Baker 3361   Moses Malone* 45071   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1995-96Anthony Mason 3457   Robert Parish* 45298   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1996-97Glen Rice 3362   Robert Parish* 45704   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1997-98Michael Finley 3394   Buck Williams 42464   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1998-99Jason Kidd 2060   Karl Malone* 41661   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
1999-00Michael Finley 3464   Karl Malone* 44608   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2000-01Michael Finley 3443   Karl Malone* 47503   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2001-02Antoine Walker 3406   Karl Malone* 50543   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2002-03Allen Iverson* 3485   Karl Malone* 53479   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2003-04Joe Johnson 3331   Karl Malone* 54852   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2004-05LeBron James 3388   Reggie Miller* 47619   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2005-06Gilbert Arenas 3384   Gary Payton* 45614   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2006-07LeBron James 3190   Gary Payton* 47117   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2007-08Allen Iverson* 3424   Jason Kidd 38269   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2008-09Andre Iguodala 3269   Jason Kidd 41155   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2009-10Kevin Durant 3239   Jason Kidd 44036   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2010-11Monta Ellis 3227   Jason Kidd 46689   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2011-12Kevin Durant 2546   Jason Kidd 48068   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2012-13Damian Lillard 3167   Jason Kidd 50111   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2013-14Kevin Durant 3122   Kevin Garnett 48910   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2014-15James Harden 2981   Kevin Garnett 49862   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882
2015-16James Harden 3125   Kevin Garnett 50418   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 57446   Wilt Chamberlain* 3882