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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 3753
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. Charles Barkley* 3376
15. Paul Pierce 3366
16. Shaquille O'Neal 3310
17. Allen Iverson 3262
18. Scottie Pippen* 3257
19. Robert Parish* 3183
20. Tim Duncan 3160
21. Mark Jackson 3155
22. Kevin Garnett 3117
23. Ron Boone 3085
24. Gary Payton* 3030
25. Andre Miller 2980
26. Clyde Drexler* 2977
27. Michael Jordan* 2924
28. George Gervin* 2909
29. Rod Strickland 2862
30. Alex English* 2821
31. Larry Bird* 2816
32. LeBron James 2795
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. Dan Issel* 2490
54. Tim Hardaway 2481
55. Vlade Divac 2470
  Dwyane Wade 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
63. Reggie Miller* 2409
64. Dwight Howard 2384
65. Norm Nixon 2368
66. Tony Parker 2356
67. Vince Carter 2345
68. Derek Harper 2334
69. Maurice Lucas 2316
70. Chris Mullin* 2315
71. Chris Webber 2313
72. Baron Davis 2308
73. Carmelo Anthony 2307
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 2231
82. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
83. Dirk Nowitzki 2208
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. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
92. Mike Bibby 2134
93. Alvin Robertson 2116
94. Pau Gasol 2111
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. Mickey Johnson 2050
103. Damon Stoudamire 2039
104. Joe Johnson 2037
105. Derrick Coleman 2036
106. Elton Brand 2031
107. Steve Francis 2030
108. Tracy McGrady 2029
109. Mack Calvin 2012
110. Louie Dampier 1989
111. Richard Hamilton 1977
112. Ricky Sobers 1973
113. Jeff Hornacek 1971
114. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
115. Deron Williams 1960
116. Chuck Person 1952
117. Jamal Crawford 1943
118. Christian Laettner 1932
119. James Edwards 1931
120. Herb Williams 1929
121. Josh Smith 1914
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. Benoit Benjamin 1847
137. Ralph Simpson 1843
138. Cedric Maxwell 1841
139. Al Harrington 1838
140. Rolando Blackman 1829
141. Amar'e Stoudemire 1828
  Hersey Hawkins 1828
143. Zach Randolph 1814
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. Anfernee Hardaway 1786
151. Jimmy Jones 1783
152. Dale Ellis 1771
153. Metta World Peace 1769
  Kenny Anderson 1769
155. Andre Iguodala 1766
156. Sherman Douglas 1761
157. Freddie Lewis 1760
  Allan Houston 1760
159. Kevin Durant 1759
160. Vin Baker 1756
161. Avery Johnson 1748
162. Orlando Woolridge 1747
163. Gilbert Arenas 1744
164. Tom Gugliotta 1735
165. Kendall Gill 1734
166. Glen Rice 1733
167. Carlos Boozer 1732
168. Armen Gilliam 1722
169. Doug Christie 1721
170. Purvis Short 1720
171. Eddie Johnson 1717
  Shawn Marion 1717
173. Warren Jabali 1715
174. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
176. Derrick McKey 1713
177. Larry Nance 1711
178. Monta Ellis 1710
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. Brian Shaw 1664
186. Vernon Maxwell 1663
187. Manu Ginobili 1662
188. Johnny Newman 1656
189. Doc Rivers 1651
190. Mark Olberding 1650
191. Kenny Smith 1649
192. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 1646
194. Jason Williams 1643
195. Chris Bosh 1634
196. Darrell Griffith 1632
197. Rodney Rogers 1631
198. Michael Finley 1629
199. Grant Long 1628
200. Marques Johnson 1627
201. Antonio McDyess 1623
  Spud Webb 1623
203. Darryl Dawkins 1621
204. Mo Williams 1620
205. Gerald Govan 1617
206. Richard Jefferson 1616
207. Rick Fox 1611
208. Ricky Davis 1606
209. Byron Scott 1597
210. Bill Laimbeer 1594
211. Truck Robinson 1592
212. Boris Diaw 1587
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
230. Sidney Moncrief 1551
231. Hedo Turkoglu 1549
  Anthony Mason 1549
233. Earl Watson 1548
234. Russell Westbrook 1547
235. Toni Kukoc 1544
236. Caron Butler 1542
  Tom Owens 1542
238. Jeff Malone 1538
239. Swen Nater 1537
240. Rory Sparrow 1534
241. Jay Humphries 1533
  John Starks 1533
243. Cuttino Mobley 1520
244. Andrei Kirilenko 1517
245. Fatty Taylor 1516
246. Kirk Hinrich 1514
247. John Bagley 1512
248. Brad Daugherty 1511
249. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1509
250. Mike Miller 1508

NBA

Rank Player TOV
1. Karl Malone* 4524
2. John Stockton* 4244
3. Jason Kidd 4003
4. Moses Malone* 3804
5. Kobe Bryant 3753
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. Charles Barkley* 3376
13. Paul Pierce 3366
14. Shaquille O'Neal 3310
15. Allen Iverson 3262
16. Scottie Pippen* 3257
17. Robert Parish* 3183
18. Tim Duncan 3160
19. Mark Jackson 3155
20. Kevin Garnett 3117
21. Gary Payton* 3030
22. Andre Miller 2980
23. Clyde Drexler* 2977
24. Michael Jordan* 2924
25. Rod Strickland 2862
26. Alex English* 2821
27. Larry Bird* 2816
28. LeBron James 2795
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. Tim Hardaway 2481
49. Vlade Divac 2470
  Dwyane Wade 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
57. Reggie Miller* 2409
58. Dwight Howard 2384
59. Norm Nixon 2368
60. Tony Parker 2356
61. Artis Gilmore* 2347
62. Vince Carter 2345
63. Derek Harper 2334
64. Julius Erving* 2323
65. Chris Mullin* 2315
66. Chris Webber 2313
67. Baron Davis 2308
68. Carmelo Anthony 2307
69. Mark Aguirre 2306
70. Detlef Schrempf 2268
  Maurice Cheeks 2268
72. Kevin Johnson 2258
73. Lamar Odom 2253
74. Sleepy Floyd 2251
  Ron Harper 2251
76. Jason Terry 2231
77. Alonzo Mourning* 2209
78. Dirk Nowitzki 2208
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. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 2136
88. Mike Bibby 2134
89. Alvin Robertson 2116
90. Pau Gasol 2111
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. Mickey Johnson 2050
98. Damon Stoudamire 2039
99. Joe Johnson 2037
100. Derrick Coleman 2036
101. Elton Brand 2031
102. Steve Francis 2030
103. Tracy McGrady 2029
104. Richard Hamilton 1977
105. Ricky Sobers 1973
106. Jeff Hornacek 1971
107. Joe Barry Carroll 1964
108. Deron Williams 1960
109. Chuck Person 1952
110. Jamal Crawford 1943
111. Christian Laettner 1932
112. James Edwards 1931
113. Herb Williams 1929
114. Josh Smith 1914
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
127. Cedric Maxwell 1841
128. Al Harrington 1838
129. Rolando Blackman 1829
130. Hersey Hawkins 1828
  Amar'e Stoudemire 1828
132. Zach Randolph 1814
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
140. Dale Ellis 1771
141. Kenny Anderson 1769
  Metta World Peace 1769
143. Andre Iguodala 1766
144. Sherman Douglas 1761
145. Allan Houston 1760
146. Kevin Durant 1759
147. Vin Baker 1756
148. Avery Johnson 1748
149. Orlando Woolridge 1747
150. Gilbert Arenas 1744
151. Tom Gugliotta 1735
152. Kendall Gill 1734
153. Glen Rice 1733
154. Carlos Boozer 1732
155. Armen Gilliam 1722
156. Doug Christie 1721
157. Purvis Short 1720
158. Eddie Johnson 1717
  Shawn Marion 1717
160. Antawn Jamison 1714
  Steve Smith 1714
162. Derrick McKey 1713
163. Larry Nance 1711
164. Monta Ellis 1710
165. Paul Pressey 1700
166. Kelly Tripucka 1697
167. Raymond Felton 1696
168. Rasheed Wallace 1693
169. Gerald Wilkins 1687
170. Brian Shaw 1664
171. Vernon Maxwell 1663
172. Manu Ginobili 1662
173. Johnny Newman 1656
174. Doc Rivers 1651
175. Kenny Smith 1649
176. Gus Williams 1646
  LaSalle Thompson 1646
178. Jason Williams 1643
179. Chris Bosh 1634
180. Darrell Griffith 1632
181. Rodney Rogers 1631
182. Michael Finley 1629
183. Grant Long 1628
184. Marques Johnson 1627
185. Spud Webb 1623
  Antonio McDyess 1623
187. Darryl Dawkins 1621
188. Mo Williams 1620
189. Richard Jefferson 1616
190. Rick Fox 1611
191. Ricky Davis 1606
192. Byron Scott 1597
193. Caldwell Jones 1596
194. Bill Laimbeer 1594
195. Truck Robinson 1592
196. Boris Diaw 1587
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. Larry Hughes 1554
213. Sidney Moncrief 1551
214. Anthony Mason 1549
  Hedo Turkoglu 1549
216. Earl Watson 1548
217. Russell Westbrook 1547
218. Toni Kukoc 1544
219. Caron Butler 1542
220. Jeff Malone 1538
221. Rory Sparrow 1534
222. John Starks 1533
  Jay Humphries 1533
224. Cuttino Mobley 1520
225. Andrei Kirilenko 1517
226. Kirk Hinrich 1514
227. John Bagley 1512
228. Brad Daugherty 1511
229. Mark Olberding 1509
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 1509
231. Mike Miller 1508
232. Eddie Jones 1507
233. Scott Skiles 1497
234. Ben Gordon 1496
235. Chris Paul 1493
236. Otis Birdsong 1491
237. Jason Richardson 1487
238. Nate McMillan 1486
239. Dennis Rodman* 1484
240. Steve Johnson 1477
241. Dave Greenwood 1474
242. Derek Fisher 1473
243. Fat Lever 1471
244. Gerald Wallace 1468
245. Jameer Nelson 1461
  Darrell Walker 1461
247. Rick Mahorn 1456
248. James Donaldson 1454
249. Ricky Pierce 1453
250. Alton Lister 1450

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. Maurice McHartley 659
  Charlie Scott 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. Ed Johnson 421
  Ron Perry 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. Dave Lattin 251
  Henry Logan 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. Larry Bunce 192
  Ray Scott 192
187. John Fairchild 185
  Larry Finch 185
189. Dennis Wuycik 181
  Bobby Rascoe 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. Leary Lentz 151
  James Foster 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. Darrell Elston 126
  Joe Hamood 126
224. Ronald Taylor 125
225. Ervin Inniger 124
  George Tinsley 124
227. Bobby Edmonds 123
228. Lionel Billingy 122
229. Riney Lochmann 121
  Bob Lackey 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. Dennis Hamilton 99
  Dewitt Menyard 99
248. Jerry Pettway 98
  Dallas Thornton 98
250. Scott English 97
  Joe Kennedy 97
  Jerry Harkness 97