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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Turnovers

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Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NBA/ABA

Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. Moses Malone* 4264
3. John Stockton* 4244
4. Jason Kidd 4003
5. Julius Erving* 3940
6. Artis Gilmore* 3926
7. Kobe Bryant 3795
8. Isiah Thomas* 3682
9. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
10. Patrick Ewing* 3537
11. Magic Johnson* 3506
12. Reggie Theus 3493
13. Steve Nash 3478
14. Paul Pierce 3378
15. Charles Barkley* 3376
16. Shaquille O'Neal 3310
17. Allen Iverson 3262
18. Scottie Pippen* 3257
19. Tim Duncan 3185
20. Robert Parish* 3183
21. Mark Jackson 3155
22. Kevin Garnett 3133
23. Ron Boone 3085
24. Gary Payton* 3030
25. Andre Miller 2990
26. Clyde Drexler* 2977
27. Michael Jordan* 2924
28. George Gervin* 2909
29. Rod Strickland 2862
30. LeBron James 2844
31. Alex English* 2821
32. Larry Bird* 2816
33. Bernard King* 2791
34. Charles Oakley 2785
35. Buck Williams 2784
36. Otis Thorpe 2774
37. Shawn Kemp 2766
38. George McGinnis 2763
39. Ray Allen 2709
40. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
41. Terry Porter 2666
42. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
43. Jack Sikma 2586
44. Mitch Richmond* 2579
45. Tom Chambers 2549
46. Stephon Marbury 2547
47. Walter Davis 2541
48. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
49. Kevin Willis 2520
50. Antoine Walker 2504
51. Adrian Dantley* 2503
52. Clifford Robinson 2502
53. Dwyane Wade 2493
54. Dan Issel* 2490
55. Tim Hardaway 2481
56. Vlade Divac 2470
57. Juwan Howard 2469
58. Grant Hill 2459
59. Latrell Sprewell 2450
60. Dennis Johnson* 2448
61. Sam Cassell 2418
62. David Robinson* 2417
  Dwight Howard 2417
64. Reggie Miller* 2409
65. Tony Parker 2391
66. Norm Nixon 2368
67. Vince Carter 2358
68. Carmelo Anthony 2342
69. Derek Harper 2334
70. Maurice Lucas 2316
71. Chris Mullin* 2315
72. Chris Webber 2313
73. Baron Davis 2308
74. Mark Aguirre 2306
75. Maurice Cheeks 2268
  Detlef Schrempf 2268
77. Kevin Johnson 2258
78. Lamar Odom 2253
79. Sleepy Floyd 2251
  Ron Harper 2251
81. Jason Terry 2249
82. Dirk Nowitzki 2223
83. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
84. Terry Cummings 2200
85. Alvan Adams 2194
86. Jim Jackson 2179
87. Dikembe Mutombo 2173
88. Glenn Robinson 2147
89. Stephen Jackson 2141
90. Chauncey Billups 2138
91. Pau Gasol 2136
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
93. Mike Bibby 2134
94. Alvin Robertson 2116
95. Caldwell Jones 2109
96. Mychal Thompson 2104
97. Jalen Rose 2102
98. Ray Williams 2099
99. Joe Dumars* 2084
100. Eddie Johnson 2076
101. Mookie Blaylock 2067
102. Joe Johnson 2058
103. Mickey Johnson 2050
104. Damon Stoudamire 2039
105. Derrick Coleman 2036
106. Elton Brand 2033
107. Steve Francis 2030
108. Tracy McGrady 2029
109. Mack Calvin 2012
110. Deron Williams 1999
111. Louie Dampier 1989
112. Richard Hamilton 1977
113. Ricky Sobers 1973
114. Jeff Hornacek 1971
115. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
116. Jamal Crawford 1961
117. Chuck Person 1952
118. Josh Smith 1945
119. Christian Laettner 1932
120. James Edwards 1931
121. Herb Williams 1929
122. Rony Seikaly 1913
123. Mel Daniels* 1911
124. Kevin McHale* 1893
125. Bill Cartwright 1892
126. Xavier McDaniel 1887
127. Corey Maggette 1874
128. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
129. Dan Roundfield 1870
130. World B. Free 1869
131. Billy Paultz 1860
132. James Worthy* 1859
133. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
134. Danny Manning 1853
135. Nick Van Exel 1850
136. Amar'e Stoudemire 1847
  Benoit Benjamin 1847
138. Ralph Simpson 1843
139. Cedric Maxwell 1841
140. Zach Randolph 1839
141. Al Harrington 1838
142. Rolando Blackman 1829
143. Hersey Hawkins 1828
144. David Wesley 1808
145. John Lucas 1803
146. Larry Kenon 1800
147. Vern Fleming 1795
148. Billy Knight 1791
149. Mark Price 1790
150. Andre Iguodala 1786
  Anfernee Hardaway 1786
152. Jimmy Jones 1783
153. Dale Ellis 1771
154. Metta World Peace 1769
  Kenny Anderson 1769
156. Sherman Douglas 1761
157. Freddie Lewis 1760
  Allan Houston 1760
159. Kevin Durant 1759
160. Vin Baker 1756
161. Carlos Boozer 1751
162. Avery Johnson 1748
  Monta Ellis 1748
164. Orlando Woolridge 1747
165. Gilbert Arenas 1744
166. Tom Gugliotta 1735
167. Kendall Gill 1734
168. Glen Rice 1733
169. Shawn Marion 1726
170. Armen Gilliam 1722
171. Doug Christie 1721
172. Purvis Short 1720
173. Eddie Johnson 1717
174. Warren Jabali 1715
175. Steve Smith 1714
  Antawn Jamison 1714
177. Derrick McKey 1713
178. Larry Nance 1711
179. Paul Pressey 1700
180. Kelly Tripucka 1697
181. Raymond Felton 1696
182. Rasheed Wallace 1693
183. Gerald Wilkins 1687
184. Bobby Jones 1683
185. Manu Ginobili 1681
186. Chris Bosh 1669
187. Brian Shaw 1664
188. Vernon Maxwell 1663
189. Johnny Newman 1656
190. Doc Rivers 1651
191. Mark Olberding 1650
192. Kenny Smith 1649
193. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Mo Williams 1646
196. Jason Williams 1643
197. Darrell Griffith 1632
198. Rodney Rogers 1631
199. Michael Finley 1629
200. Grant Long 1628
201. Marques Johnson 1627
202. Richard Jefferson 1626
203. Spud Webb 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
205. Darryl Dawkins 1621
206. Gerald Govan 1617
207. Boris Diaw 1612
208. Rick Fox 1611
209. Ricky Davis 1606
210. Byron Scott 1597
211. Bill Laimbeer 1594
212. Truck Robinson 1592
213. Sam Perkins 1586
214. Jamal Mashburn 1585
215. Rickey Green 1583
  James Silas 1583
  Jerome Kersey 1583
218. Rik Smits 1579
219. Rashard Lewis 1577
220. Rich Kelley 1576
221. Danny Schayes 1572
222. Cliff Robinson 1571
223. Vinnie Johnson 1569
224. Danny Ainge 1566
225. Larry Drew 1565
226. Gerald Henderson 1561
227. Darrell Armstrong 1556
228. John Long 1555
229. Larry Hughes 1554
  Caron Butler 1554
231. Russell Westbrook 1552
232. Sidney Moncrief 1551
  Hedo Turkoglu 1551
234. Anthony Mason 1549
235. Earl Watson 1548
236. Toni Kukoc 1544
237. Tom Owens 1542
238. Kirk Hinrich 1538
  Jeff Malone 1538
240. Swen Nater 1537
241. Rory Sparrow 1534
242. Jay Humphries 1533
  John Starks 1533
244. Cuttino Mobley 1520
245. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
246. Fatty Taylor 1516
247. John Bagley 1512
  Chris Paul 1512
249. Brad Daugherty 1511
250. Ben Gordon 1510
  Mike Miller 1510

NBA

Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. John Stockton* 4244
3. Jason Kidd 4003
4. Moses Malone* 3804
5. Kobe Bryant 3795
6. Isiah Thomas* 3682
7. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3667
8. Patrick Ewing* 3537
9. Magic Johnson* 3506
10. Reggie Theus 3493
11. Steve Nash 3478
12. Paul Pierce 3378
13. Charles Barkley* 3376
14. Shaquille O'Neal 3310
15. Allen Iverson 3262
16. Scottie Pippen* 3257
17. Tim Duncan 3185
18. Robert Parish* 3183
19. Mark Jackson 3155
20. Kevin Garnett 3133
21. Gary Payton* 3030
22. Andre Miller 2990
23. Clyde Drexler* 2977
24. Michael Jordan* 2924
25. Rod Strickland 2862
26. LeBron James 2844
27. Alex English* 2821
28. Larry Bird* 2816
29. Bernard King* 2791
30. Charles Oakley 2785
31. Buck Williams 2784
32. Otis Thorpe 2774
33. Shawn Kemp 2766
34. Ray Allen 2709
35. Dominique Wilkins* 2669
36. Terry Porter 2666
37. Jerry Stackhouse 2641
38. Jack Sikma 2586
39. Mitch Richmond* 2579
40. Tom Chambers 2549
41. Stephon Marbury 2547
42. Walter Davis 2541
43. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
44. Kevin Willis 2520
45. Antoine Walker 2504
46. Adrian Dantley* 2503
47. Clifford Robinson 2502
48. Dwyane Wade 2493
49. Tim Hardaway 2481
50. Vlade Divac 2470
51. Juwan Howard 2469
52. Grant Hill 2459
53. Latrell Sprewell 2450
54. Dennis Johnson* 2448
55. Sam Cassell 2418
56. David Robinson* 2417
  Dwight Howard 2417
58. Reggie Miller* 2409
59. Tony Parker 2391
60. Norm Nixon 2368
61. Vince Carter 2358
62. Artis Gilmore* 2347
63. Carmelo Anthony 2342
64. Derek Harper 2334
65. Julius Erving* 2323
66. Chris Mullin* 2315
67. Chris Webber 2313
68. Baron Davis 2308
69. Mark Aguirre 2306
70. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
72. Kevin Johnson 2258
73. Lamar Odom 2253
74. Ron Harper 2251
  Sleepy Floyd 2251
76. Jason Terry 2249
77. Dirk Nowitzki 2223
78. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
79. Terry Cummings 2200
80. Alvan Adams 2194
81. Jim Jackson 2179
82. Dikembe Mutombo 2173
83. Glenn Robinson 2147
84. Stephen Jackson 2141
85. Chauncey Billups 2138
86. George Gervin* 2137
87. Pau Gasol 2136
  Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
89. Mike Bibby 2134
90. Alvin Robertson 2116
91. Mychal Thompson 2104
92. Jalen Rose 2102
93. Ray Williams 2099
94. Joe Dumars* 2084
95. Eddie Johnson 2076
96. Mookie Blaylock 2067
97. Joe Johnson 2058
98. Mickey Johnson 2050
99. Damon Stoudamire 2039
100. Derrick Coleman 2036
101. Elton Brand 2033
102. Steve Francis 2030
103. Tracy McGrady 2029
104. Deron Williams 1999
105. Richard Hamilton 1977
106. Ricky Sobers 1973
107. Jeff Hornacek 1971
108. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
109. Jamal Crawford 1961
110. Chuck Person 1952
111. Josh Smith 1945
112. Christian Laettner 1932
113. James Edwards 1931
114. Herb Williams 1929
115. Rony Seikaly 1913
116. Kevin McHale* 1893
117. Bill Cartwright 1892
118. Xavier McDaniel 1887
119. Corey Maggette 1874
120. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
121. World B. Free 1869
122. James Worthy* 1859
123. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
124. Danny Manning 1853
125. Nick Van Exel 1850
126. Benoit Benjamin 1847
  Amar'e Stoudemire 1847
128. Cedric Maxwell 1841
129. Zach Randolph 1839
130. Al Harrington 1838
131. Rolando Blackman 1829
132. Hersey Hawkins 1828
133. Maurice Lucas 1810
134. David Wesley 1808
135. Dan Roundfield 1806
136. John Lucas 1803
137. Vern Fleming 1795
138. Mark Price 1790
139. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
  Andre Iguodala 1786
141. Dale Ellis 1771
142. Metta World Peace 1769
  Kenny Anderson 1769
144. Sherman Douglas 1761
145. Allan Houston 1760
146. Kevin Durant 1759
147. Vin Baker 1756
148. Carlos Boozer 1751
149. Monta Ellis 1748
  Avery Johnson 1748
151. Orlando Woolridge 1747
152. Gilbert Arenas 1744
153. Tom Gugliotta 1735
154. Kendall Gill 1734
155. Glen Rice 1733
156. Shawn Marion 1726
157. Armen Gilliam 1722
158. Doug Christie 1721
159. Purvis Short 1720
160. Eddie Johnson 1717
161. Steve Smith 1714
  Antawn Jamison 1714
163. Derrick McKey 1713
164. Larry Nance 1711
165. Paul Pressey 1700
166. Kelly Tripucka 1697
167. Raymond Felton 1696
168. Rasheed Wallace 1693
169. Gerald Wilkins 1687
170. Manu Ginobili 1681
171. Chris Bosh 1669
172. Brian Shaw 1664
173. Vernon Maxwell 1663
174. Johnny Newman 1656
175. Doc Rivers 1651
176. Kenny Smith 1649
177. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 1646
  Mo Williams 1646
180. Jason Williams 1643
181. Darrell Griffith 1632
182. Rodney Rogers 1631
183. Michael Finley 1629
184. Grant Long 1628
185. Marques Johnson 1627
186. Richard Jefferson 1626
187. Spud Webb 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
189. Darryl Dawkins 1621
190. Boris Diaw 1612
191. Rick Fox 1611
192. Ricky Davis 1606
193. Byron Scott 1597
194. Caldwell Jones 1596
195. Bill Laimbeer 1594
196. Truck Robinson 1592
197. Sam Perkins 1586
198. Jamal Mashburn 1585
199. Rickey Green 1583
  Jerome Kersey 1583
201. Rik Smits 1579
202. Rashard Lewis 1577
203. Rich Kelley 1576
204. Danny Schayes 1572
205. Cliff Robinson 1571
206. Vinnie Johnson 1569
207. Danny Ainge 1566
208. Larry Drew 1565
209. Gerald Henderson 1561
210. Darrell Armstrong 1556
211. John Long 1555
212. Caron Butler 1554
  Larry Hughes 1554
214. Russell Westbrook 1552
215. Hedo Turkoglu 1551
  Sidney Moncrief 1551
217. Anthony Mason 1549
218. Earl Watson 1548
219. Toni Kukoc 1544
220. Jeff Malone 1538
  Kirk Hinrich 1538
222. Rory Sparrow 1534
223. John Starks 1533
  Jay Humphries 1533
225. Cuttino Mobley 1520
226. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
227. Chris Paul 1512
  John Bagley 1512
229. Brad Daugherty 1511
230. Mike Miller 1510
  Ben Gordon 1510
232. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1509
  Mark Olberding 1509
234. Eddie Jones 1507
235. Scott Skiles 1497
236. Otis Birdsong 1491
237. Jason Richardson 1487
238. Nate McMillan 1486
239. Jameer Nelson 1484
  Dennis Rodman* 1484
241. Steve Johnson 1477
242. Dave Greenwood 1474
243. Derek Fisher 1473
244. Fat Lever 1471
245. Gerald Wallace 1469
246. Darrell Walker 1461
247. Rudy Gay 1457
248. Rick Mahorn 1456
249. James Donaldson 1454
250. Rajon Rondo 1453
  Ricky Pierce 1453

ABA

Rank Player TOV
1. Ron Boone 2327
2. Mel Daniels* 1911
3. Louie Dampier 1855
4. Mack Calvin 1830
5. Jimmy Jones 1783
6. Freddie Lewis 1760
7. Warren Jabali 1715
8. Gerald Govan 1617
  Julius Erving* 1617
10. Ralph Simpson 1605
11. Artis Gilmore* 1579
12. Fatty Taylor 1516
13. Roger Brown* 1494
14. Cincinnatus Powell 1480
15. George McGinnis 1472
16. Larry Brown* 1447
17. Steve Jones 1435
18. Donnie Freeman 1379
19. Jim Eakins 1329
20. Bill Melchionni 1271
21. Willie Wise 1255
22. George Carter 1214
23. Dan Issel* 1209
24. Billy Paultz 1188
25. Bob Netolicky 1182
26. Larry Jones 1173
27. Gene Moore 1158
28. Glen Combs 1151
29. Wil Jones 1110
30. Stew Johnson 1090
31. Ira Harge 1089
32. Johnny Neumann 1088
33. Chuck Williams 1087
34. Warren Davis 1076
35. Rich Jones 1071
36. Les Hunter 1061
37. Trooper Washington 1056
38. Charles Williams 1048
39. Bob Verga 991
40. Walter Simon 986
41. Joe Caldwell 975
42. Bill Keller 970
43. George Lehmann 960
44. George Thompson 954
45. Doug Moe 940
  Larry Miller 940
47. Byron Beck 933
48. Al Smith 927
49. Goose Ligon 925
50. Darel Carrier 906
51. Ted McClain 901
52. James Silas 896
53. Mike Lewis 883
54. Randolph Mahaffey 877
55. Red Robbins 868
56. Levern Tart 841
57. Bob Warren 832
58. Darnell Hillman 820
59. Rick Barry* 790
60. George Gervin* 772
61. Ronald Franz 762
62. Stephen Chubin 747
63. John Roche 735
64. John Brisker 733
65. Zelmo Beaty 726
66. Skeeter Swift 700
67. Larry Kenon 699
68. Julius Keye 682
69. Charlie Scott 659
  Maurice McHartley 659
71. Tom Owens 654
72. Mike Gale 653
73. Gene Littles 650
74. John Beasley 623
75. Julian Hammond 618
76. Wendell Ladner 614
77. Brian Taylor 606
78. Donald Sidle 604
79. Dave Twardzik 599
80. Bird Averitt 590
81. Arthur Becker 585
82. Randy Denton 581
83. Oliver Taylor 580
84. Jeffrey Congdon 579
85. Larry Cannon 578
86. Wayne Hightower 572
87. Dave Robisch 571
88. Swen Nater 555
89. Frank Card 552
90. Charles Beasley 542
91. John Williamson 541
92. Mike Jackson 538
  Mervin Jackson 538
94. Marvin Barnes 537
95. Billy Knight 535
96. Jimmy O'Brien 534
97. Manny Leaks 521
98. Joe Hamilton 518
99. Mike Barrett 517
100. Bo Lamar 516
101. Caldwell Jones 513
102. Coby Dietrick 511
103. Billy Cunningham* 508
104. Maurice Lucas 506
105. George Peeples 497
106. Marv Roberts 487
107. Simmie Hill 485
108. Mike Green 467
109. Bobby Jones 466
110. Lonnie Wright 464
111. Moses Malone* 460
112. Craig Raymond 455
113. Jackie Moreland 447
114. Art Heyman 441
115. Rick Mount 428
  Mike Barr 428
117. Sonny Dove 427
118. Ron Perry 421
  Ed Johnson 421
120. Lee Davis 420
121. Jim Chones 419
122. Gary Bradds 403
123. George Irvine 399
124. Don Buse 395
125. Gus Gerard 393
126. Willie Long 389
127. Willie Murrell 387
128. Willie Somerset 379
129. George Stone 373
130. Goo Kennedy 371
131. Bob Bedell 370
132. Neil Johnson 361
133. Ollie Darden 360
134. George Karl 358
135. Connie Hawkins* 355
136. Skip Thoren 348
137. Chico Vaughn 344
138. Arvesta Kelly 337
139. Collis Jones 335
  Mike Butler 335
141. Ed Manning 326
142. Kevin Joyce 322
143. Andrew Anderson 316
144. Willard Sojourner 314
145. Tom Hoover 311
146. Sam Smith 306
147. Claude Terry 302
148. Tony Jackson 295
149. Wayne Chapman 294
  Cliff Hagan* 294
151. George Adams 292
152. Tim Bassett 281
153. Barry Parkhill 279
154. Jim Ard 277
155. Jan Van Breda Kolff 266
156. Bernie Williams 264
157. Travis Grant 261
158. Len Elmore 258
159. Spencer Haywood 253
160. Henry Logan 251
  Dave Lattin 251
162. Ben Warley 250
  David Thompson* 250
164. John Barnhill 248
165. Tommie Bowens 245
166. Jimmy Rayl 243
167. Al Skinner 237
168. Ronald Thomas 234
169. Bill McGill 233
170. Rich Niemann 225
171. Barry Liebowitz 224
172. Will Frazier 221
173. Billy Shepherd 219
174. Jim Caldwell 218
175. Dan Anderson 212
  Charles Edge 212
177. Steven Kramer 207
178. Hank Whitney 206
179. Mike Pratt 205
180. Jim McDaniels 204
181. Joe DePre 203
182. John Smith 202
183. David Vaughn 200
184. Lester Selvage 196
185. Ray Scott 192
  Larry Bunce 192
187. John Fairchild 185
  Larry Finch 185
189. Dennis Wuycik 181
  Ticky Burden 181
  Bobby Rascoe 181
192. Patrick McFarland 178
  Walter Piatkowski 178
194. Fly Williams 177
195. Mel Bennett 176
196. Grant Simmons 170
197. Bobby Lloyd 169
  Jim Hadnot 169
199. Willie Porter 166
200. M.L. Carr 162
201. Mel Peterson 161
202. Stephen Vacendak 158
203. Kendall Rhine 155
204. Al Tucker 154
205. Al Cueto 152
206. James Foster 151
  Leary Lentz 151
208. Tom Thacker 149
209. Barry Orms 148
210. Johnny Baum 147
211. William Franklin 146
212. Spider Bennett 145
213. Roger Brown 143
214. Mel Nowell 142
215. Mark Olberding 141
216. Don Carlos 140
217. Jim Bradley 133
218. Dennis Grey 132
219. Gary Keller 128
220. Bobby Wilson 127
  Bill Bunting 127
222. Joe Hamood 126
  Darrell Elston 126
224. Ronald Taylor 125
225. George Tinsley 124
  Ervin Inniger 124
227. Bobby Edmonds 123
228. Lionel Billingy 122
229. Bob Lackey 121
  Riney Lochmann 121
231. Don Chaney 119
  Jim Jarvis 119
233. Samuel Robinson 118
234. Howard Bayne 117
235. Jesse Branson 115
236. Keith Swagerty 114
237. Bud Olsen 113
  Erv Staggs 113
239. Tom Workman 111
240. Leland Mitchell 108
241. Richard Clark 106
  Billy Schaeffer 106
243. Bruce Seals 105
244. Kim Hughes 102
245. Jay Miller 100
246. Dewitt Menyard 99
  Dennis Hamilton 99
248. Dallas Thornton 98
  Jerry Pettway 98
250. Joe Kennedy 97
  Scott English 97
  Jerry Harkness 97