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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 3848
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 3396
15. Charles Barkley* 3376
16. Shaquille O'Neal 3310
17. Allen Iverson 3262
18. Scottie Pippen* 3257
19. Tim Duncan 3209
20. Robert Parish* 3183
21. Mark Jackson 3155
22. Kevin Garnett 3145
23. Ron Boone 3085
24. Gary Payton* 3030
25. Andre Miller 3001
26. Clyde Drexler* 2977
27. Michael Jordan* 2924
28. George Gervin* 2909
29. LeBron James 2889
30. Rod Strickland 2862
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. Dwyane Wade 2545
48. Walter Davis 2541
49. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
50. Kevin Willis 2520
51. Antoine Walker 2504
52. Adrian Dantley* 2503
53. Clifford Robinson 2502
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. Dwight Howard 2430
62. Sam Cassell 2418
63. David Robinson* 2417
64. Reggie Miller* 2409
65. Tony Parker 2408
66. Carmelo Anthony 2369
67. Norm Nixon 2368
68. Vince Carter 2363
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. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
77. Jason Terry 2263
78. Kevin Johnson 2258
79. Lamar Odom 2253
80. Ron Harper 2251
  Sleepy Floyd 2251
82. Dirk Nowitzki 2238
83. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
84. Terry Cummings 2200
85. Alvan Adams 2194
86. Jim Jackson 2179
87. Dikembe Mutombo 2173
88. Pau Gasol 2162
89. Glenn Robinson 2147
90. Stephen Jackson 2141
91. Chauncey Billups 2138
92. 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 Johnson 2089
100. Joe Dumars* 2084
101. Eddie Johnson 2076
102. Mookie Blaylock 2067
103. Mickey Johnson 2050
104. Damon Stoudamire 2039
105. Derrick Coleman 2036
106. Elton Brand 2035
107. Steve Francis 2030
108. Tracy McGrady 2029
109. Deron Williams 2024
110. Mack Calvin 2012
111. Louie Dampier 1989
112. Josh Smith 1986
113. Jamal Crawford 1985
114. Richard Hamilton 1977
115. Ricky Sobers 1973
116. Jeff Hornacek 1971
117. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
118. Chuck Person 1952
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. Amar'e Stoudemire 1881
128. Corey Maggette 1874
129. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
130. Dan Roundfield 1870
131. World B. Free 1869
132. Billy Paultz 1860
133. James Worthy* 1859
134. Zach Randolph 1858
135. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
136. Danny Manning 1853
137. Nick Van Exel 1850
138. Benoit Benjamin 1847
139. Ralph Simpson 1843
140. Cedric Maxwell 1841
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. Andre Iguodala 1796
148. Vern Fleming 1795
149. Billy Knight 1791
150. Mark Price 1790
151. Kevin Durant 1789
152. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
153. Jimmy Jones 1783
154. Monta Ellis 1781
155. Dale Ellis 1771
156. Metta World Peace 1769
  Kenny Anderson 1769
158. Carlos Boozer 1762
159. Sherman Douglas 1761
160. Freddie Lewis 1760
  Allan Houston 1760
162. Vin Baker 1756
163. Avery Johnson 1748
164. Orlando Woolridge 1747
165. Gilbert Arenas 1744
166. Shawn Marion 1737
167. Tom Gugliotta 1735
168. Kendall Gill 1734
169. Glen Rice 1733
170. Armen Gilliam 1722
171. Doug Christie 1721
172. Purvis Short 1720
173. Eddie Johnson 1717
174. Warren Jabali 1715
175. Manu Ginobili 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
  Antawn Jamison 1714
178. Derrick McKey 1713
179. Larry Nance 1711
180. Paul Pressey 1700
181. Kelly Tripucka 1697
182. Raymond Felton 1696
183. Rasheed Wallace 1693
184. Gerald Wilkins 1687
185. Chris Bosh 1685
186. Bobby Jones 1683
187. Brian Shaw 1664
  Mo Williams 1664
189. Vernon Maxwell 1663
190. Johnny Newman 1656
191. Doc Rivers 1651
192. Mark Olberding 1650
193. Kenny Smith 1649
194. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 1646
196. Jason Williams 1643
197. Boris Diaw 1635
  Richard Jefferson 1635
199. Darrell Griffith 1632
200. Rodney Rogers 1631
201. Michael Finley 1629
202. Grant Long 1628
203. Marques Johnson 1627
204. Spud Webb 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
206. Darryl Dawkins 1621
207. Gerald Govan 1617
208. Rick Fox 1611
209. Ricky Davis 1606
210. Russell Westbrook 1602
211. Byron Scott 1597
212. Bill Laimbeer 1594
213. Truck Robinson 1592
214. Sam Perkins 1586
215. Jamal Mashburn 1585
216. James Silas 1583
  Jerome Kersey 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
219. Rik Smits 1579
220. Rashard Lewis 1577
221. Rich Kelley 1576
222. Danny Schayes 1572
223. Cliff Robinson 1571
224. Vinnie Johnson 1569
225. Danny Ainge 1566
226. Larry Drew 1565
227. Caron Butler 1563
228. Gerald Henderson 1561
229. Hedo Turkoglu 1558
230. Darrell Armstrong 1556
231. John Long 1555
232. Larry Hughes 1554
233. Sidney Moncrief 1551
234. Kirk Hinrich 1549
  Anthony Mason 1549
  Chris Paul 1549
237. Earl Watson 1548
238. Toni Kukoc 1544
239. Tom Owens 1542
240. Jeff Malone 1538
241. Swen Nater 1537
242. Rory Sparrow 1534
243. John Starks 1533
  Jay Humphries 1533
245. Ben Gordon 1522
246. Cuttino Mobley 1520
247. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
248. Fatty Taylor 1516
249. Mike Miller 1514
250. John Bagley 1512

NBA

Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. John Stockton* 4244
3. Jason Kidd 4003
4. Kobe Bryant 3848
5. Moses Malone* 3804
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 3396
13. Charles Barkley* 3376
14. Shaquille O'Neal 3310
15. Allen Iverson 3262
16. Scottie Pippen* 3257
17. Tim Duncan 3209
18. Robert Parish* 3183
19. Mark Jackson 3155
20. Kevin Garnett 3145
21. Gary Payton* 3030
22. Andre Miller 3001
23. Clyde Drexler* 2977
24. Michael Jordan* 2924
25. LeBron James 2889
26. Rod Strickland 2862
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. Dwyane Wade 2545
43. Walter Davis 2541
44. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2527
45. Kevin Willis 2520
46. Antoine Walker 2504
47. Adrian Dantley* 2503
48. Clifford Robinson 2502
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. Dwight Howard 2430
56. Sam Cassell 2418
57. David Robinson* 2417
58. Reggie Miller* 2409
59. Tony Parker 2408
60. Carmelo Anthony 2369
61. Norm Nixon 2368
62. Vince Carter 2363
63. Artis Gilmore* 2347
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. Jason Terry 2263
73. Kevin Johnson 2258
74. Lamar Odom 2253
75. Ron Harper 2251
  Sleepy Floyd 2251
77. Dirk Nowitzki 2238
78. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
79. Terry Cummings 2200
80. Alvan Adams 2194
81. Jim Jackson 2179
82. Dikembe Mutombo 2173
83. Pau Gasol 2162
84. Glenn Robinson 2147
85. Stephen Jackson 2141
86. Chauncey Billups 2138
87. George Gervin* 2137
88. 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 Johnson 2089
95. Joe Dumars* 2084
96. Eddie Johnson 2076
97. Mookie Blaylock 2067
98. Mickey Johnson 2050
99. Damon Stoudamire 2039
100. Derrick Coleman 2036
101. Elton Brand 2035
102. Steve Francis 2030
103. Tracy McGrady 2029
104. Deron Williams 2024
105. Josh Smith 1986
106. Jamal Crawford 1985
107. Richard Hamilton 1977
108. Ricky Sobers 1973
109. Jeff Hornacek 1971
110. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
111. Chuck Person 1952
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. Amar'e Stoudemire 1881
120. Corey Maggette 1874
121. Jermaine O'Neal 1872
122. World B. Free 1869
123. James Worthy* 1859
124. Zach Randolph 1858
125. Micheal Ray Richardson 1854
126. Danny Manning 1853
127. Nick Van Exel 1850
128. Benoit Benjamin 1847
129. Cedric Maxwell 1841
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. Andre Iguodala 1796
138. Vern Fleming 1795
139. Mark Price 1790
140. Kevin Durant 1789
141. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
142. Monta Ellis 1781
143. Dale Ellis 1771
144. Metta World Peace 1769
  Kenny Anderson 1769
146. Carlos Boozer 1762
147. Sherman Douglas 1761
148. Allan Houston 1760
149. Vin Baker 1756
150. Avery Johnson 1748
151. Orlando Woolridge 1747
152. Gilbert Arenas 1744
153. Shawn Marion 1737
154. Tom Gugliotta 1735
155. Kendall Gill 1734
156. Glen Rice 1733
157. Armen Gilliam 1722
158. Doug Christie 1721
159. Purvis Short 1720
160. Eddie Johnson 1717
161. Manu Ginobili 1714
  Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
164. Derrick McKey 1713
165. Larry Nance 1711
166. Paul Pressey 1700
167. Kelly Tripucka 1697
168. Raymond Felton 1696
169. Rasheed Wallace 1693
170. Gerald Wilkins 1687
171. Chris Bosh 1685
172. Brian Shaw 1664
  Mo Williams 1664
174. Vernon Maxwell 1663
175. Johnny Newman 1656
176. Doc Rivers 1651
177. Kenny Smith 1649
178. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 1646
180. Jason Williams 1643
181. Boris Diaw 1635
  Richard Jefferson 1635
183. Darrell Griffith 1632
184. Rodney Rogers 1631
185. Michael Finley 1629
186. Grant Long 1628
187. Marques Johnson 1627
188. Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
190. Darryl Dawkins 1621
191. Rick Fox 1611
192. Ricky Davis 1606
193. Russell Westbrook 1602
194. Byron Scott 1597
195. Caldwell Jones 1596
196. Bill Laimbeer 1594
197. Truck Robinson 1592
198. Sam Perkins 1586
199. Jamal Mashburn 1585
200. Jerome Kersey 1583
  Rickey Green 1583
202. Rik Smits 1579
203. Rashard Lewis 1577
204. Rich Kelley 1576
205. Danny Schayes 1572
206. Cliff Robinson 1571
207. Vinnie Johnson 1569
208. Danny Ainge 1566
209. Larry Drew 1565
210. Caron Butler 1563
211. Gerald Henderson 1561
212. Hedo Turkoglu 1558
213. Darrell Armstrong 1556
214. John Long 1555
215. Larry Hughes 1554
216. Sidney Moncrief 1551
217. Kirk Hinrich 1549
  Chris Paul 1549
  Anthony Mason 1549
220. Earl Watson 1548
221. Toni Kukoc 1544
222. Jeff Malone 1538
223. Rory Sparrow 1534
224. Jay Humphries 1533
  John Starks 1533
226. Ben Gordon 1522
227. Cuttino Mobley 1520
228. Andrei Kirilenko 1518
229. Mike Miller 1514
230. John Bagley 1512
231. Brad Daugherty 1511
232. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1509
  Mark Olberding 1509
234. Eddie Jones 1507
235. Jameer Nelson 1502
236. Scott Skiles 1497
237. Rajon Rondo 1492
238. Rudy Gay 1491
  Otis Birdsong 1491
240. Jason Richardson 1487
241. Nate McMillan 1486
242. Dennis Rodman* 1484
243. Steve Johnson 1477
244. Dave Greenwood 1474
245. Gerald Wallace 1473
  Derek Fisher 1473
247. Chris Kaman 1471
  Fat Lever 1471
249. Darrell Walker 1461
250. Rick Mahorn 1456

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. Julius Erving* 1617
  Gerald Govan 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. Larry Miller 940
  Doug Moe 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. Mervin Jackson 538
  Mike 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. Mike Butler 335
  Collis Jones 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. David Thompson* 250
  Ben Warley 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. Charles Edge 212
  Dan Anderson 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. Bobby Rascoe 181
  Dennis Wuycik 181
  Ticky Burden 181
192. Walter Piatkowski 178
  Patrick McFarland 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. Bill Bunting 127
  Bobby Wilson 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. Erv Staggs 113
  Bud Olsen 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. Jerry Pettway 98
  Dallas Thornton 98
250. Scott English 97
  Jerry Harkness 97
  Joe Kennedy 97